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To the bottom and back, a trip to Phantom Ranch
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - I'm from northern Arizona and I have never hiked the Grand Canyon, I decided it was time to remedy that situation. I bought a backcountry permit, enlisted a few people to go with me and prepared to hike to Phantom Ranch.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Life below the Rim, an interpretive ranger's life at Phantom Ranch
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Phantom Ranch provides respite for weary travelers to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and it is where Mandi Toy calls home.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Squire Inn gets new general manager, Bryan to remain vice president
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - Starting April 1, the Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn is proud to announce that David P. Chavez will assume the title and responsibilities of general manager of the hotel.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

From big city to big canyon, ranger takes on dream job
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Interpretive Ranger Graciela Avila wanted to be either a black cat or a teacher when she grew up. Since becoming a cat was out of the question, Avila settled on teaching.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

New health aide to care for Grand Canyon School students
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon School has added new staff to its team.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Grand Canyon Phantom high jump champion Tyler Jones breaks his own record with 6 foot 6 inch jump
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - With little effort, Grand Canyon School (GCS) senior Tyler Jones broke his own record at the 11th annual Northland Preparatory Skydome Classic March 11.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

NASA takes picture of Grand Canyon from space
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - You've seen the Grand Canyon from the edge of the South Rim but have you seen it from outer space?
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Grand Canyon School students think outside the box at Odyssey of the Mind competition
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon School students prepared for the regional Odyssey of the Mind (OofM) competition for more than five months. And it payed off.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Students get jazzy at Northern Arizona University Jazz Festival
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. -The Grand Canyon School Jazz Band practiced and perfected several songs over the last several months - songs they performed at the 53rd annual Northern Arizona University (NAU) Jazz Festival on Feb. 26
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Better late than never, a North Rim ranger finds her true calling in life
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Jessica Pope is an interpretive ranger and administrative assistant on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park - with passion in her soul and a deep understanding of humanity she's more than just your average ranger.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Grand Canyon National Park celebrates 96th birthday
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On Feb. 26 the Grand Canyon commemorated its 96th year as a national park.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Valle Church looks to get out of shed into permanent building
VALLE, Ariz. - For the last six years residents of Valle have met for Catholic mass and Bible studies in a corrugated metal shed in the backyard at Valle resident Jesus Padilla's home.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Interpretation from Desert View, a closer look at a ranger's life along the Watchtower
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Maci MacPherson has always loved plants, animals and the outdoors and knew always knew she wanted a career that would allow her to interact with all of those elements on a daily basis.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Grand Canyon School videography class partners with park on film projects
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon High School senior Julian Cly took Videography I because it interested him and said it could help him decide if he wanted to pursue a career in the film industry and what aspect of filming interested him the most.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Native American tribes captivate students with cultural traditions and storytelling
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Colleen Kaska is a native of Grand Canyon in every sense possible, as a member of the Havasupai tribe and having been born and raised in the Canyon.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

South Rim Artist in Resident embraces change and growth
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Filmmaker and photographer, Kathleen Brennan of Taos, New Mexico has a knack for visiting the Grand Canyon when major events are inmotion.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Think a river trip on the Colorado is a walk in the park? 'From Powell to Power' delves into river runners of the past
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - From Powell to Power appeals to a variety of people with a special emphasis for historians, adventurers, river rats, bookworms, outdoor enthusiasts and lovers of all things Grand Canyon.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Veterans to make trip down Colorado River, applications available through February
PENNSYLVANIA - Canyon Heroes will provide 18 honorably discharged veterans the chance to take a week-long camping and rafting trip down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon after receiving two grants from Grand Canyon Fund (GCF) and Disabled Americans Veterans (DAV) Charitable Services Trust.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Grand Canyon School student to attend leadership conference in Washington D.C.
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Don't let Ellie Pearce's youth and quiet demeanor fool you, this fifth grade student has her sights set high. This summer Ellie will attend the 2015 Junior National Young Leaders Conference (JRNYLC) in Washington D.C.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Interpreting the Canyon through the eyes of a ranger
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Rangers are one of the first people visitors meet when entering Grand Canyon National Park and are the main point of access to Grand Canyon and park information throughout their visit.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015


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