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Scenic parcel now part of Chiricahua National Monument

Scenic parcel now part of Chiricahua National Monument

Plot includes 40 acres, historic stone house near entrance. 

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Tucson woman rescued from cliff edge in Grand Canyon

Tucson woman rescued from cliff edge in Grand Canyon

Stranded for about eight hours on a slope above an 80-foot cliff.

November 07, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
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

Missouri Lawmakers agree on funding plan for Fulton State Hospital, increases for public schools

JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri legislators agreed to move forward with Gov. Jay Nixon's plan to fund a new, maximum security facility at Fulton State Hospital.

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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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Missouri House endorses fiscal year 2015 budget

JEFFERSON CITY • An attempt to remove $6 million in the fiscal year 2015 budget, set aside for the state to take over operation of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, was stifled on the House floor today. 

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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
Fight over Ozark rivers isn't waiting for park service's decision

Fight over Ozark rivers isn't waiting for park service's decision

Some Missouri politicians are trying to take the decision-making out of federal hands.

February 11, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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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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CURRENT RIVER

CURRENT RIVER

The Current River flows through the Ozark National Scenic Riverways in a Sept. 8, 2004, file photo. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)

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Doubts about the future of a national park in the Ozarks

Doubts about the future of a national park in the Ozarks

While some want oversight of popular Jacks Fork and Current rivers, others worry about effect of greater federal control.

January 26, 2014 6:15 am Photos

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Future debated on National Scenic Riverways

Future debated on National Scenic Riverways

Richard Tyler, 67, from Eminence, Mo., waits with other participants of the 100 Trailer Rally at Emmenegger Nature Park in Kirkwood on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 22, 2014, for the start of a meeting of the National Parks Service up the road at the Powder Valley Conservation Area. Residents, s…

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