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A woman who has long opposed a massive development project in the town of Tusayan near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon has a strong lead in the mayoral race.

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A coalition of environmental groups Monday plan to file a motion to stop a hydropower and dam proposal in the Little Colorado River Gorge. They say it represents a grave threat to the environment, endangered species and tribal sacred sites. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Federal water managers are warning hikers and river runners below Glen Canyon Dam that Colorado River levels could suddenly fluctuate in the coming weeks. Officials plan to release more water from the dam to meet increasing summer electricity needs in the Southwest. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Grand Canyon National Park officials have implemented water-use restrictions on the North Rim because of a pump failure in the Transcanyon Pipeline.

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A federal bill that would permanently ban new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon has been absorbed into an annual military funding package. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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