Grand Canyon News Week of July 28th 2014

Two nearly naked men lure squirrel to edge of Grand Canyon with treats, then kick it over
A video shows the men, wearing only boxer shorts and cowboy hats, appear to take photos while laying out treats to tease a squirrel to the edge of the canyon.

Source:  NY Daily News
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Despite hordes, Grand Canyon trek becomes solo journey
“Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.”

Source:  AZ Central
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North Rim – Paradise at the Grand Canyon
Visitors don’t realize is that the less visited North Rim of the Grand Canyon is paradise: Next to no crowds, easy parking, multiple breathtaking overlooks

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Meet the Houston man who has visited 52 national parks
He realized that Americans have access to a tremendous resource, he said, and began challenging friends to visit the Grand Canyon.  Britt decided to visit every national park in America.

Source:  Houston Chronicle Milestones
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Rule Aims to Help Clear Air Around Grand Canyon
The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and could close in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen oxide at places like the Grand Canyon.

Source:  ABC News
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