Stories tagged: grand canyon
UPDATED: Sat., May 4, 2019, 9:43 p.m.
Ted Kennedy sums up what he sees along the river in the Grand Canyon: “It’s buggy out there.”
Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
The first European American who reached the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon marveled at what was before him: an astounding system of canyons, profound fissures and slender spires that …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 6:13 p.m.
Rescue workers were evacuating about 200 tourists Thursday who were caught in flash flooding at a popular campground on tribal land near the Grand Canyon where visitors go to see …
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
The Interior Department is backing down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks in the face of
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital on Sunday while crews tackled difficult terrain …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
The Hualapai Tribe is expanding tourist offerings at the west rim of the Grand Canyon.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks’ …
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
A U.S. appeals court has kept in place an Obama administration ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon.
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Residents in a tiny town outside Grand Canyon National Park are voting on a proposed building height increase.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
U.S. officials said Wednesday that they have proposed ending the Obama administration’s ban on new uranium mining leases on public land outside Grand Canyon National Park.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
The National Park Service will use skilled shooters, capture and other methods to reduce the Grand Canyon’s bison population by more than half.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an Idaho man has died while on a private boating trip on the Colorado River.
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
A sheriff’s official said it was “a Christmas miracle” that searchers found and rescued members of a Pennsylvania family stranded in two separate locations in a northern Arizona forest after …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
Grand Canyon National Park has surpassed its visitation record for the second year in a row.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
Yellowstone National Park has been awarded a $250,000 grant to make repairs to historic stonework at one of 10 sites overlooking the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
The National Park Service is looking at using sharpshooters, capture and other methods to reduce the number of bison that are roaming the far northern reaches of the Grand Canyon …
Sun., April 5, 2015
Dawes Eddy, 72, continues to rewrite the physical limitations of growing older, most recently during a butt-kicking hike in Grand Canyon National Park. The outdoor adventurer had a brush with …
Sun., Jan. 18, 2015, 7:58 a.m.
The plummeting price of gasoline has made this winter prime time for an outdoors-inspired road trip. With the exception of a couple of months in 2008, drivers haven’t enjoyed gasoline …
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014
A tourist photograph of a radio-collared canine is thought to be the first gray wolf to grace the North Rim of the Grand Canyon since the 1940s. The U.S. Fish …
Sun., June 15, 2014
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – The drive to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim is easy enough. Get to Flagstaff and it’s only about 90 miles across Arizona’s high country. But why …
Sun., Feb. 23, 2014
P otential for debilitating desert coldness was the baseline in preparations to raft the Colorado River through Arizona’s Grand Canyon during February. Nobody could overlook the group’s experience four years …
Sun., May 5, 2013
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Teeth-chattering. Axle-busting. Head-pounding. The dirt and gravel stretch of the road that leads tourists to the Grand Canyon Skywalk is no doubt rugged. For some, the washboard …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2012, 8:37 a.m.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push …