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  1. Some tips to help make a visit to Grand Canyon's South Rim even more pleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... climb to $30 in coming months. Do expect to hear vigorous conversations about land use. Just south of the park in Tusayan, developers have proposed building 2,200 homes and 3 million square feet of commercial space. Meanwhile, the Navajo Nation has ...

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  2. Do's and don'ts when visiting the Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... climb to $30 in coming months. Do expect to hear vigorous conversations about land use. Just south of the park in Tusayan, developers have proposed building 2,200 homes and 3 million square feet of commercial space. Meanwhile, the Navajo Nation has ...

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  3. Uranium mining to resume at Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Grand Canyon News

    The U.S. District Court in Phoenix ruled in favor of the U.S. Forest Service allowing the Canyon Mine to proceed with planned operations near the South Rim. The lawsuit, filed against the Forest Service by environmentalist groups and the Havasupai tribe in 2013, was an attempt to slow down or close operations at the uranium mine, which is located outside the town of Tusayan on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

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  4. Tusayan mayor lobbies for lodging reforms, questions Grand Canyon WatershedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Grand Canyon News

    Tusayan Mayor Greg Bryan and other representatives will meet with Arizona's congressional delegates in Washington D.C. April 13 - 16 to address key issues facing the Tusayan community. Bryan, also vice president and chief operating officer for the Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn in Tusayan, will also be one of six Arizona delegates representing the American Hotel and Lodging Association asking for specific hospitality reforms.

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  5. Ceremonial firewood permits available for Tusayan Ranger DistrictRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News TUSAYAN, Ariz. - The Kaibab National Forest will issue free-use, paid personal-use and ceremonial firewood permits for the Tusayan Ranger District out of the Forest Service office in Cameron.

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  6. Kaibab National Forest seeks comments about camping corridorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News TUSAYAN, Ariz. - Additional camping corridors and making other changes to the transportation system of the Williams and Tusayan ranger districts could be a future possibility.

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  7. Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours' April Spring Break Discount FlightsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... exit the aircraft and enjoy a brunch next to the Colorado River." Helicopter tour depart from Las Vegas, NV, and Tusayan/South Rim, AZ. Vegas helicopters go to the West Rim while South Rim helicopters stick to that section of the Park. There are no ...

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  8. Federal Judge Okays Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon National ParkRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | National Parks Traveler

    ... developed by Energy Fuels . According to the company website, the site is located approximately 6 miles southeast of Tusayan, Arizona; that small community is immediately south of the main entrance to the park. "We are very disappointed with the ...

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  9. Environmentalists lose round in battle against uranium mineRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Navajo Times

    The lawsuit filed in 2013 alleged that the U.S. Forest Service violated federal law in allowing the Canyon Mine to move forward and didn't adequately consult with the Havasupai Tribe over a sacred site near Tusayan. The claims were rejected Tuesday in a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge David Campbell in Phoenix.

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  10. Report lists Grand Canyon's Colorado River as most imperiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | UPI

    ... vulnerable water system. The first is a plan to construct several large commercial buildings and some 2,200 homes in Tusayan, Ariz., a small resort town near the south entrance to Grand Canyon National Park. The report's authors say pollution and ...

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  11. Conservationists list Colorado in Grand Canyon top endangered riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | KTAR

    A new report released by a conservation nonprofit listed the Grand Canyon portion of the Colorado River as the most endangered river in the country. American Rivers put that stretch of the Colorado River at the top based on a proposed project of 2 million-square-feet on the east rim of the canyon and possible large-scale construction in Tusayan.

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  12. Colorado River named most endangered river in United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Grand Canyon News

    ... including uranium mining (symbolized by U), the Escalade Project (up close insert) and development in the town of Tusayan ranked the Colorado River number one on American Rivers' Most Endangered Rivers list. Photo/American Rivers and Jeremy Collins ...

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  13. Colorado in Grand Canyon rated No. 1 endangered riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Arizona Republic

    ... group. The group's other concerns include a plan to build thousands of homes at the national park boundary town of Tusayan - potentially pumping and straining an aquifer that feeds canyon springs and the river - and efforts to reopen old uranium ...

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  14. City close to finalizing replacement contract for 1,500 aging water metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Williams

    ... an idea of what the system can do, it literally on flat level ground can read meters 60 miles away. So we could read Tusayan's meters if we wanted." "The only issue is we're not on flat level ground," he said. "We have antennas on top of Bill ...

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  15. Tusayan's 20-acre parcel at Kotzin Ranch to provide future housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Grand Canyon News

    Tusayan council members are discussing future plans for the town's 20-acre parcel at Kotzin Ranch to try and determine what type of housing will be available and what qualifications applicants will need for the units. With the U.S. Forest Service moving forward with the town of Tusayan's road easement applications, the possibility of future affordable housing in Tusayan could be a reality.

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  16. Kaibab National Forest seeks public input on grassland restoration projectRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News TUSAYAN, Ariz. - The Kaibab National Forest is seeking comments on a proposed grassland restoration project in the forests around Williams and Tusayan ranger districts.

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  17. Flagstaff Council comes out against Stilo development road easementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Grand Canyon News

    On March 10 the Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution opposing the application to the U.S. Forest Service from the town of Tusayan for road easements to Kotzin Ranch and Ten X properties - proposed future development sites by Stilo Development Group USA in Tusayan. The resolution was a response to a request from concerned citizens and business owners during a council work session Feb. 24. Council members heard from business owners, interest groups and citizens in Flagstaff concerning the proposed road easement currently under analysis by the Forest Service.

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  18. Zero human caused fires in Tusayan Ranger District, first time in 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Grand Canyon News

    Photo/Kaibab National Forest Service Fire prevention specialist Bob Blasi works to contain a small wildfire on the Tusayan Ranger District. Photo/Kaibab National Forest Service Williams-Grand Canyon News TUSAYAN, Ariz.

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  19. Forest district records zero human-caused wildfires in 2014Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUSAYAN, Ariz. - A forest district south of the Grand Canyon says it had zero human-caused wildfires last year, marking the first time that's happened since 1965.

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  20. Tusayan Town Council questions possible Grand Canyon WatershedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Grand Canyon News

    Tusayan Town Council members asked tough questions during the March 4 meeting. Those questions were directed at Kelly Burke, executive director of Grand Canyon Wildlands Council , about the proposed designation of 1.7 million acres of the Grand Canyon Watershed as a national monument.

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