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The Tusayan Town Council for the second time in recent years has submitted a road and utility easement plan to the Kaibab National Forest. If approved, the draft proposal could eventually open the door for a large development project near Grand Canyon National Park. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

The Tusayan Town Council Thursday unanimously approved a road easement proposal that could eventually allow a large development project near the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the tourism and residential plan would include thousands of hotel rooms along with restaurants, shops and other amenities.


The Kaibab National Forest will extend the personal-use firewood collection season on part of its Tusayan Ranger District.

Tusayan Power Restored After Powerful Snow Storm

Dec 2, 2019
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Arizona continues to recover from a major snowstorm that hit Friday. Additional highways reopened Saturday and power was restored to Tusayan, a town just outside Grand Canyon National Park's south rim.

Grand Canyon South Rim Chamber and Visitors Bureau

The town of Tusayan has declared a state of emergency due to recent storms.