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Grand Canyon National Park officials will expand recreational access as part of their phased-in approach to reopening the park.

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A federal judge has ruled against environmental groups and a tribe in their bid to keep a uranium mine south of the Grand Canyon from operating.


Coconino National Forest fire crews had a busy Memorial Day Weekend responding to dozens of illegal and abandoned campfires. It comes despite fire bans throughout the state. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Officials at Grand Canyon National Park have implemented stage two fire restrictions for the South Rim because of increased fire danger.

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Federal officials have issued preliminary permits for two hydro-storage proposals on the Little Colorado River. The projects would include four dams and four reservoirs east of Grand Canyon National Park. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.