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Video showcases Italian developer Stilo’s ambitions for the Grand Canyon

Posted by   /  June 11, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Elizabeth Whitman | Phoenix New Times Recent viral tweets warned that an Italian company was about to build behemoth developments at the Grand Canyon. Local and federal officials scrambled to assure the public otherwise. The information that had spread so rapidly on social media was outdated and inaccurate, they said. True, some tweets had […]

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Tribal leaders, lawmakers push bill to ban mining near Grand Canyon [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  June 6, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News, Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

Havasupai Councilwoman Carletta Tilousi, Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans and the Grand Canyon Trust’s Amber Reimondo, from left, backed the mining ban, while Mohave County Supervisor Buster Johnson opposed it./Photo by Miranda Faulkner/Cronkite News By Miranda Faulkner | Cronkite News Tribal and environmental officials urged House lawmakers Wednesday to protect sacred land and natural resources by […]

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Grand Canyon airport plans renovations, upgrades to facilities

Posted by   /  December 19, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Erin Ford | Grand Canyon News TUSAYAN, Ariz. — Tucked back behind ponderosa pines and helipads, the Grand Canyon Airport is one of the first things visitors see as they drive north toward the Grand Canyon and its gateway community of Tusayan. Built in 1967, the facilities have mostly stood the test of […]

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Grand Canyon gap: Arizona national parks need $531 million to fix roads, buildings

Posted by   /  November 8, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Corey Hawk | Cronkite News Arizona’s national parks are feeling their age and need a $531 million makeover on hundreds of roads and buildings that serve millions of annual visitors, park officials said. It’s a problem in national parks across the country, but financial rescue may be edging closer. The Grand Canyon, Petrified […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Industry Challenge to Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban

Posted by   /  October 1, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

The Center for Biological Diversity (Editor’s note:News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.) GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz.— The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the mining industry’s challenge to the 20-year ban on new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. The National Mining Association and the American Exploration […]

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Tusayan Housing Authority adopts guidelines, moves forward on construction

Posted by   /  August 22, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Erin Ford | Grand Canyon News The banners are hung, a groundbreaking has been held and some concrete plans are coming together for a housing development at Ten X Ranch just a few miles from Grand Canyon’s South Rim. Ten X Ranch is designed to support 52 single-family and micro-home lots, although there […]

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Grand Canyon National Park considers replacing Maswik Lodge

Posted by   /  July 19, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  Grand Canyon News With a history dating back to the Fred Harvey era, Maswik Lodge has been a staple at the Grand Canyon since 1927. Harvey originally had a motor lodge constructed on the site, about a half-mile from the rim, to accommodate visitors who had begun traveling in their own vehicles as opposed […]

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Sportsmen push to keep uranium mining ban near Grand Canyon

Posted by   /  June 19, 2018  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

  By Sarabeth Henne | Cronkite News Arizona wildlife groups launched a campaign Monday to block what they fear is a Trump administration effort to reopen 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon to uranium mining, saying the environmental risks are too great. The campaign by Trout Unlimited and the Arizona Wildlife Federation includes billboards […]

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Stubbornly steadfast: Mules have kept the Grand Canyon moving since the 1880s [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  June 6, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Stina Sieg | Cronkite News Thousands of years ago, in what’s now Turkey, someone bred a horse with a donkey. The mule was born, and the sturdy hybrids soon were put to work across the globe. Cars and trucks have replaced mules in most places, but the beasts of burden still reign supreme at the […]

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Trans-Canyon Waterline replacement update

Posted by   /  February 20, 2018  /  Water  /  No Comments

By Tasha Anderson for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The Arizona chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers held their February Luncheon on Wednesday at the because-Space for Life event center to discuss the Grand Canyon Trans-Canyon Waterline and the plan to replace it rather than fix the existing pipeline. Guest speakers Kris Provenzano, Grand Canyon Program Manager for Water and Wastewater […]

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