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  1. Xanterra, NPS Settle on Temporary Grand Canyon DealRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Food Management

    ... National Park Service to continue operating visitor facilities and services at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park under a temporary contract," says Xanterra President/CEO Andrew Todd. "This will allow the hundreds of Xanterra employees to ...

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  2. Temporary contract to keep Grand Canyon services runningRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A looming showdown between the Colorado company that operates visitor services at Grand Canyon National Park and the park's administrators, which could have led to the shutdown of some facilities, has been postponed. Officials of Greenwood Village-based Xanterra Parks & Resorts Inc. said Friday the company has reached an agreement with the National Park Service to continue operating most facilities at the park's heavily visited South Rim under a temporary one-year contract.

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  3. National Park Service, Xanterra Parks & Resorts Reach Agreement On...Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | National Parks Traveler

    National Park Service officials reached a temporary, one-year agreement with Xanterra Parks & Resorts that will keep concessions on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park operating without interruption, though prospects for a long-range contract were still up in the air. Under the agreement announced Friday evening, Xanterra will continue to operate the South Rim's lodges and restaurants, as well as Phantom Ranch on the floor of the canyon and other concession businesses, beyond December 31 when their current contract expires.

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  4. Anschutz's Xanterra gets temporary contract to keep running Grand Canyon servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Business Journal

    A looming showdown between Philip Anschutz 's Colorado company that operates hotels and other visitor services at Grand Canyon National Park and the iconic park's administrators that could have led to the shutdown of some facilities has been postponed. Greenwood Village-based Xanterra Parks & Resorts Inc. said Friday it has reached an agreement with the National Park Service to continue operating most facilities at the park's heavily visited South Rim under a temporary contract.

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  5. Enough is enough at the Glen Canyon Recreation AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | High Country News

    ... hidden alcoves and the tapestries made by desert varnish. Big funding cuts have been imposed on Grand Canyon National Park, too, and yet this kind of vandalism and monkey business are not tolerated there. Along the river in Grand Canyon you won't ...

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  6. Is the Grand Canyon a Fake?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Neatorama

    ... documented both in this journal ( The Annals of Improbable Research ) and in Nature Notes , Grand Canyon National Park's activities and public outreach newsletter, with artistic renderings of the project. Yet, thus far, no suitably grandiose-scale ...

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  7. Grand Canyon, concessionaire nearing settlementRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. - A settlement is in the works in a lawsuit filed by a concessionaire over a lucrative contract at the Grand Canyon.

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  8. Rare cloud inversion hits Grand Canyon - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The video, shot by the Grand Canyon National Park Service, shows a timelapse of the fog's movement, condensing 15 minutes into one. According to Weather.com , the event occurs when warm air is sandwhiched by cool air from the top and bottom.

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  9. Contract still in limbo at Grand Canyon National ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - According to the Associated Press, the National Park Service failed to obtain any bids that met its terms for a 15-year concessions contract.

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  10. Services resume at Phantom Ranch after pipeline breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon National Park completed repairs to the Trans-Canyon water pipeline after a break in the pipeline caused a water shortage at Phantom Ranch on Dec. 11. While repairs were being made, park officials warned hikers going to Phantom Ranch and on other trails in the Canyon to be self-sufficient and prepared to carry or treat their drinking water.

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  11. Grand Canyon National Park North Rim closed for seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Grand Canyon News

    Williams-Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is now closed for the season.

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  12. Rare Tidelike Fog Washes Over Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | AccuWeather.com

    In a rare event late last week, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park were able to see fog roll into the canyon like a tide, blanketing the popular tourist attraction. The phenomenon was caused by a temperature inversion, or simply, a reversal of normal air temperatures, which allowed a shallow layer of cold air sit at ground level and warmer to hover above it.

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  13. Video: Amazing time-lapse shows the Grand Canyon filling with fogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Independent

    ... rises to the rim of the Canyon, which stops the air from escaping. A time-lapse video from the Grand Canyon National Park shows thick fog and cloud rolling across the top of the Canyon, at times making it impossible to see anything, before a breeze ...

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  14. Fog Fills the Grand Canyon in a Stunningly Beautiful and Rare Total Cloud InversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Laughing Squid

    ... fog was trapped in the canyon by warm air above in what is known as a total cloud inversion. The Grand Canyon National Park has posted gorgeous photos and a time-lapse video of the inversion, which remained through Friday of last week. Such ...

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  15. Time-lapse Video Shows Grand Canyon Filling With CloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KFBB

    It's called a total cloud inversion and it happens when the air is warmer in the sky than on the ground. The Grand Canyon National Park Service posted a time-lapse video on its YouTube channel of the phenomenon.

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  16. Grand Canyon contract offer fails to attract bidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | NewsOK.com

    Officials have given up for now on soliciting bids for one of the Park Service's largest and most lucrative contracts, to run iconic hotels and restaurants at the Grand Canyon's South rim. FILE - This Oct. 22, 2012 file photo shows a view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.

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  17. Repairs to Grand Canyon pipeline break completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Newsday

    ... and visitors hiking to Phantom Ranch are no longer mandated to carry or treat all drinking water. GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. - (AP) -- A break in the Trans-Canyon Water Pipeline has been fixed and water restrictions at Phantom Ranch at the ...

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  18. Thick blanket of clouds just below rim at Grand Canyon greets visitors in rare weather eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... just below the rim throughout the day. (AP Photo/National Park Service, Maci MacPherson) ----- GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. - A rare weather phenomenon at the Grand Canyon had visitors looking out on a sea of thick clouds just below the rim. ...

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  19. Time-lapse video shows Grand Canyon filling with cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    It's called a total cloud inversion and it happens when the air is warmer in the sky than on the ground. The Grand Canyon National Park Service posted a time-lapse video on its YouTube channel of the phenomenon.

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  20. Why executive action is needed on Browns CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Denver Post

    ... and gave initial protection to what have become some of our most treasured lands, such as Grand Canyon National Park. It is interesting to note that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. This milestone legislation was passed ...

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