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New Kaibab National Forest Supervisor looking forward to challenges ahead
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - As the new supervisor of Kaibab National Forest, Heather Provencio is responsible for a colossal amount of forestland, 1.6 million acres to be exact. And Provencio said she believes she is the right woman for the job.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Grand Canyon School students gain county recognition
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - It might be hard to imagine a drug free world, but that's exactly what Ellie Pearce, a sixth grade student at Grand Canyon School (GCS), hopes you do when you see her poster.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Grand Canyon School sends love, sympathy and support to citizens of Paris
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon School (GCS) students in third through 12th grade designed and drew sympathy cards with personalized messages for the citizens of Paris, France after the city was attacked Nov. 13.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

With well over 55,226 volunteer hours and 27 years invested in the Grand Canyon Sjors Horstman is dedicated to the Canyon
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - To be legendary is to be remarkable enough to be famous or very well known. Grand Canyon has a habit of turning people into legends - like Sjors Horstman.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Kaibab Learning Center celebrates successful Western Dance, biggest fundraiser of the year
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Kaibab Learning Center's annual Western Dance fundraiser, Nov. 7 had a successful turnout, with those in attendance enjoying an evening of fun, food, dancing and raffle prizes.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

REI Village visits Grand Canyon National Park
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - REI has partnered with the National Park Service to coordinate the 2016 centennial celebrations.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Let it snow: Grand Canyon gets first snow of season
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - There's nothing quite like the first snowfall of the season. When it happens at Grand Canyon National Park, it ups the ante even more.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Annual Christmas Craft Bazaar Dec. 5
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The Grand Canyon Community Church will hold its annual Christmas Craft Bazaar Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grand Hotel in Tusayan.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Tourism Cares brings volunteers to Grand Canyon
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - To raise awareness of the National Park Service's (NPS) centennial, Tourism Cares recently kicked off a volunteer series that will visit five national parks across the country.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

REI partnering with NPS for 2016 centennial, REI Village to visit Canyon Nov. 7
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Recreational Equipment, Inc (REI), a specialty outdoor retailer and one of the nation's largest consumer co-ops is partnering with the National Park Service (NPS) for its 2016 centennial.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Native American Composers Apprenticeship Program helps students find their voice
TUBA CITY, Ariz. - The Grand Canyon Music Festival's Native American Composers Apprenticeship Program (NACAP) is in its 14th year working with Navajo, Hopi and other students in rural, reservation high school settings.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Tusayan businesses serve up treats from their trunks
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - Ghosts, fairies, clowns, skeletons, Minnie Mouse, jelly fish and the entire cast of "Frozen" showed up at the annual Trunk or Treat in Tusayan Oct. 30.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Myths, legends and facts from Grand Canyon's past
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Everyone has skeletons in their closets. Typically, the longer you're around the more you accumulate. Grand Canyon is no exception and with the help of a few friends, the News found several interesting stories and legends in the archives at Grand Canyon National Park.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Honey, I shrunk the Grand Canyon: miniatures featured at Bearizona
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - As a cowboy singer on the Grand Canyon Railway for 17 years, Jim Garvey entertained thousands of visitors with his vocal skills. Known to many as Colonel Jim the cowboy singer, he became popular on the train.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Rim to rim to rim: An epic Grand Canyon adventure
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - My girlfriend, Julia and I decided to make our way out to Arizona for a Rim to Rim to Rim (R2R2R) hike of the Grand Canyon.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

New curriculum and faces at Kaibab Learning Center
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Michelle Pahl, the new director at Kaibab Learning Center (KLC) at Grand Canyon, was a stay at home mom with three kids before she took on the job of director at the center.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Western dance for Kaibab Learning Center offering raffles, food and more Nov. 7
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On Nov. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kaibab Learning Center (KLC) will host its annual western dance. The event will take place at The Grand hotel in Tusayan and will feature live music, raffles, food, drinks and more.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The art of fire watching: Red Butte Lookout
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - It's been said Bruce Hill can spot a lit cigarette 30 miles out in the woods. He's good.

Which is one reason Hill has worked as a fire lookout on Red Butte for the last 16 years. Red Butte is a lonely outcropping located off Highway 64, just south of Grand Canyon National Park.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Career Day at Grand Canyon National Park offers diverse opportunities to students
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Career Day at Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP) is an opportunity for high school students to interact and get first hand information from park officials and employees while learning about working for the National Park Service (NPS).
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Poetry brings imagery to Grand Canyon adventures and experiences
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - "Going Down Grand: Poems from the Canyon" is one of the first-ever full-length anthologies of Grand Canyon poetry.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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