Stories tagged: grand canyon
UPDATED: Sat., May 4, 2019
Ted Kennedy sums up what he sees along the river in the Grand Canyon: “It’s buggy out there.”
Tue., Jan. 1, 2019
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
Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018
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
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
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
The Hualapai Tribe is expanding tourist offerings at the west rim of the Grand Canyon.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017
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
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
Residents in a tiny town outside Grand Canyon National Park are voting on a proposed building height increase.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Grand Canyon National Park has surpassed its visitation record for the second year in a row.
Wed., July 6, 2016
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
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
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
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 …