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Grand Canyon News Week of March 9th 2015

Photo Of Hikers At Grand Canyon National Park Illustrates Why  Rangers Get Gray Hair
The park website at Grand Canyon National Park includes a warning about the potential for icy trails at the top of the home page, under a red and white banner titled “Park Alerts.”

Source:  NationalParkTraveler.com

Hunters seek entry to Grand Canyon National Park, where roaming buffalo cause havoc
The growing bison herd occupying the northern reaches of Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park is decimating the area’s ecosystem, and some conservationists are ready to call in the hunters.

Source:  FoxNews.com
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Wallenda walk over the Milwaukee Mile bigger than the Grand Canyon
The “King of the High Wire” will attempt his longest walk to date on a tightrope strung 10 stories above the racetrack during the Wisconsin State Fair.

Source:  bizjournals.com
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Flagstaff City Council Votes to Oppose Grand Canyon Development
The Flagstaff City Council has passed a resolution opposing a U.S. Forest Service easement that would allow a large development project near the Grand Canyon to proceed. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the council’s move is in reaction to the development’s potential economic effects.

Source:  Knau.org
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For A Peaceful Southwest Getaway, Begin And End In Las Vegas
For an escape to the American Southwest — with its open deserts, dark skies, and peaceful solitude — begin in bright, noisy and busy Las Vegas.

Source:  Kplu.org
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As Chinese tourism market explodes, Mesa fights for a piece of the pie
What is it, exactly, that the Chinese visitor is looking for?  Chinese tourists landing in Los Angeles typically go the north rim before continuing on to Las Vegas

Source:  Azcentral.com
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