Grand Canyon

Melissa Sevigny

The U.S. House and Senate have passed an appropriations bill that will restore full funding to environmental programs on the Colorado River for the next fiscal year. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, the programs were at risk of closing after the White House redirected their funding.

Michael Quinn

Wildlife biologists will be tracking elk at the Grand Canyon to figure out how to best manage the animals that were reintroduced to the region.

 

Mark Lellouch / National Park Service

The National Park Service has canceled a contract proposal to run commercial river trips in the Grand Canyon after backlash over higher franchise fees.

AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File

The Grand Canyon's North Rim will be following new water restrictions because of a malfunctioning pump.

(Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)

Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.

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