Grand Canyon News Week of June 9th 2014

Shabbat at the Grand Canyon
Congregation Heichal Baoranim of Flagstaff held its first Grand Canyon Shabbat May 2-3.

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This train ride to the Grand Canyon is one for the ages
The drive to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim is easy enough. Get to Flagstaff and it’s only about 90 miles (145 kilometers) across Arizona’s high country.

Source: Fox News
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Enjoy view from North Rim
The North Rim of the Grand Canyon offers a cooler, higher elevation and a green view than the South Rim. The alpine forest and meadows are an added attraction.

Source: The Spectrum
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Man dies while kayaking at the Grand Canyon
A German man kayaking at the Grand Canyon died Wednesday afternoon after his boat capsized in the water.

Source: The Washington Post
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Keeping Up With Dad
In a stack of old papers in my parents’ house is a photograph of 5-year-old Amanda standing at the edge of Sulphur Ridge in Canada’s Jasper National Park.

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History road trip: Grand Canyon Caverns
Walter Peck was on his way to a poker game one day in 1927 when he stumbled across a big, funnel-shaped hole in the ground. He was intrigued, but the cards were calling.

Source: AZ Central
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