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Papillon celebrates 50 years of air tours at Grand Canyon
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Papillon Group is celebrating 50 years of scenic flights in and around the Grand Canyon and will unveil its "Golden Helicopter" on April 16 at Papillon's Boulder City Aerocenter in a five helicopter formation.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Texas grown ranger falls for Grand Canyon scenery
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park Guide Ty Karlovitz loves his life on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Although Arizona may hold certain siliarities to Texas, there is a vast difference between where he grew up and where he lives now.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Job fair at Grand Canyon School a success
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On April 1 Grand Canyon School (GCS) held its first job fair at the school in order to provide an opportunity for high school students to learn what jobs (paid and volunteer) are available over the summer and during the school year.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Native American cultural demonstrations kick off season at Desert View Watchtower
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - On April 4 Desert View Watchtower hosted its second annual cultural demonstrators.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Rotary Easter egg hunt and pancake breakfast Saturday
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon Rotary on the Rim's annual Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10 a.m. on April 4 at the Grand Canyon School soccer field.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

North Kaibab Forest announces recent vegetation management accomplishments
FREDONIA, Ariz. - There is a symbiotic relationship on the Kaibab National Forest among the fire, timber and silviculture resource areas when they come together to combat the threats facing forests in the Southwest - human encroachment, rising temperatures, insects, disease and uncharacteristic stand replacing wildfires.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Grand Canyon School: Odyssey of the Mind state final results
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon School's Division I and III teams of Odyssey of the Mind attended the Arizona state tournament at Canyon del Oro High School on March 28.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mysterious hero helps save a life of visitor at Grand Canyon National Park
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The efforts of a mysterious 15-year-old boy helped save the life of a visitor at Grand Canyon National Park.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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


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