Grand Canyon News Week of Jul 9, 2018

Grand Canyon News Week of Jul 9, 2018

Flooding forces 200 evacuations near Grand Canyon waterfalls
Officials with the Havasupai (hav-uh-SU’-peye) Tribe say their reservation was hit with two rounds of flooding Wednesday and early Thursday.

Source: www.santacruzsentinel.com
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Most of 200 tourists evacuated from flooding near Grand Canyon …
Torrents of water rushed Thursday through an Arizona canyon famous for its towering blue-green waterfalls, sending tourists scrambling to benches, trees and caves as they sought higher ground.

Source: www.spokesman.com
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Lightning starts 17 wildfires in 96 hours on Grand Canyon North Rim, Kaibab National Forest
Over the past four days, North Zone fire personnel, consisting of firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service, responded jointly to 17 lightning-caused wildfire ignitions located on both the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and adjacent North Kaibab Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest.

Source: www.stgeorgeutah.com
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Want to trek through Grand Canyon? Now, do this on your fingertips
Scientists have developed a web-based app that encourages users to get enough exercise, by allowing them to go on virtual walking tours of locations such as the Grand Canyon in the US.

Source: www.financialexpress.com
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Could Travis Pastrana Attempt to Jump the Grand Canyon Next?
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Travis Pastrana paid tribute to his childhood hero on Sunday night by replicating three of Evel Knievel’s most dangerous stunts.

Source: www.sportbettingdime.com
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