Stanford Wero, Tamara Lake, and Lake's uncle, Vinton Whitehat, are three reasons why signs at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon warn people not to try to walk all the way to the Colorado River and back in one day.
After setting out down the South Kaibab trail and hiking to the river with Wero and L ... More >>
The fatal rollover of a Korean War-vintage truck at Canyon de Chelly over Memorial Day weekend is still under investigation, but the problem wasn't the back-country road, the Park Service says.Tom Clark, superintendent for the Canyon de Chelly National Monument, tells New Times that it's too early t ... More >>
This morning we found a series of blog posts about a fatal rollover crash in the Canyon de Chelly National Monument that has received little media coverage.
The crash of the Korean War-era truck a week ago killed Hawaiian astronomy professor Richard Crowe and injured several others.
Blogger Jim Ja ... More >>
www.pollsb.comU.S. Border Patrol agents in Arizona have been pretty busy in their war-against-weed, nabbing more than 1,600 pounds of the icky in three separate busts last weekend.The first of the weekend's three big busts happened Friday afternoon when agents working at a checkpoint on Hig ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks fell 2-9 to the Washington Nationals yesterday. The game marked the Nationals' eighth consecutive victory and a three-game sweep against the Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks open a three-game series at home against the New York Mets tonight...Arizona's bald eagle population ... More >>
National Park Service officials at the Grand Canyon rescued a Colorado man after he fell on his head during a hike. A helicopter airlifted the man to Flagstaff Medical Center, but NPS officials declined to say what the man's condition was...A Phoenix mother accidentally shot her 12-year-old daug ... More >>
Image: WikipediaCrown King Saloon A former National Park Services employee is being charged by the federal government for leaving a fire unattended that grew out of control and spurred the evacuation of Crown King, a small, mountain town northwest of Phoenix.
The "Lane 2" fire burned nearly 10,000 ... More >>
One of Arizona's greatest treasures, Grand Canyon National Park, turns 90 today.
If it wasn't for the protections this designation offered, by now the park would probably be strung up with cable cars, lined with resort hotels and full of reservoir water. Instead, the Grand Canyon remains in rel ... More >>
The estimates of the number of people who witnessed President Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday range from a high of 1.8 million to a low of 800,000.
Arizona State University Journalism professor Stephen Doig is responsible for the lower figure.
"My job as a journalist is to call them as I see ... More >>
A CANADIAN MINING COMPANY WANTS TO DIG A 300-ACRE HOLE BEHIND DONNA GOODALE'S HOUSE. ALTHOUGH MOST ALL OF THE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES INVOLVED THINK IT'S A TERRIBLE IDEA, THEY MAY NOT BE ABLE TO STOP THE EXCAVATION.