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Is a gondola attraction in Grand Canyon's future?

Is a gondola attraction in Grand Canyon's future?

That's what one developer wants, but some Navajo Nation members have doubts.

July 21, 2014 2:51 pmLoading…
Visitors to Saguaro National Park boost local economy

Visitors to Saguaro National Park boost local economy

The impact was more than $41 million last year, new report says.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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2 bats in Grand Canyon positive for rabies

2 bats in Grand Canyon positive for rabies

One bat was captured days after it was exposed to a visitor.

July 20, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Casa Grande Ruins drew $3.5M in spending in 2013

Casa Grande Ruins drew $3.5M in spending in 2013

Study shows visitors to tourist attraction helped support more than 51 jobs.

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State briefs

Ex-deputy found dead in home; suicide likely

May 08, 2014 6:41 pm
In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Law and order briefs

Law and order briefs

Officials seek info on national park thief

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Saguaro Park vandals' sentences include chopping wood

Two Tucson men have pleaded guilty to charges of vandalizing cacti and a palo verde tree at Saguaro National Park East last May.

February 26, 2014 11:30 am Related
Riverfront before Arch, 1938

Riverfront before Arch, 1938

This photo shows cars parked on the cobblestone levee in front of the future Arch grounds in May 1938. At right, a switching locomotive hauls boxcars along the riverfront railroad trestle. Owned by the Terminal Railroad Association, the trestle wasn't removed until the early 1960s, when the …

February 14, 2014 1:24 pmLoading…
Arch planning, 1933

Arch planning, 1933

An aerial view of the St. Louis riverfront taken in 1933, when local leaders began discussing a major urban-renewal project to honor President Thomas Jefferson with a riverfront memorial. Local lawyer Luther Ely Smith suggested clearing a wide swath of the old riverfront commercial area for …

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Dry winter brings wildfire fears in S. Arizona

The warm, dry winter — with a lack of normal rain and snowfall — has primed Southeastern Arizona for potentially widespread wildfires this year, say national forest and parks officials.

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Free entrance to national parks

Free entrance to national parks

Get the kids and head to Saguaro National Park East or West, for a free day of hiking over Presidents Day weekend.  

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Upchurch, other federal officials answer questions on the Rosemont Mine

Last Monday, Coronado National Forest Supervisor Jim Upchurch answered questions at a news conference about the Rosemont Mine.

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Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Members of the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid America get something to drink at one of the food trucks on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard next to the Arch grounds on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, before the start of the groundbreaking ceremony, marking the beginning of the next phase of the CityArchRive…

November 14, 2013 2:31 pmLoading…
Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Elected officials and civic leaders gathered at Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard next to the Arch grounds on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, to help celebrate the beginning of the next phase of the CityArchRiver 2015 project. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

November 14, 2013 2:32 pmLoading…
Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Shovels and hard hats were ready for the groundbreaking on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard next to the Arch grounds on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, designating the next phase of the CityArchRiver 2015 project. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

November 14, 2013 2:30 pmLoading…
Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Elected officials and civic leaders throw ceremonial shovels of dirt next to Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard at the Arch grounds on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, signifying the beginning of the next phase of the CityArchRiver 2015 project. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

November 14, 2013 2:30 pmLoading…
Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Shovels and hard hats were ready for the groundbreaking on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard next to the Arch grounds on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, designating the next phase of the CityArchRiver 2015 project. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

November 14, 2013 2:29 pmLoading…
Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Groundbreaking signals Arch ground improvements

Shovels and hard hats were ready for the groundbreaking on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard next to the Arch grounds on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, designating the next phase of the CityArchRiver 2015 project. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

November 14, 2013 2:31 pmLoading…

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