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Oregon man dies after falling 50 feet in Grand Canyon National Park

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Park officials identified the man as David Colburn, 48, of Tygh Valley, Ore., the National Park Service (NPS) said in a news release.  DEATH VALLEY HIKERS DIE ON SAME TRAIL DAYS APART AMID HOT TEMPERATURES Colburn w...

Excessive heat in Grand Canyon forces warnings for parkgoers

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Temperatures are expected to reach up to 110 degrees Fahrenheit on the canyon's South Rim and an excessive heat warning is in effect inside the canyon below 4,000 feet.  NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE TO OFFER FEE-FREE DAYS ...

Kentucky mom found dead after getting caught in flash flood in Arizona canyon

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Heather Rutledge, 43, of Louisville, was hiking with her husband and three sons Saturday in the Labyrinth Canyon area in Page, Arizona, when they were all caught in an afternoon flash flood. Rutledge reportedly drown...

Ohio woman dead of suspected heat-related illness while backpacking in Grand Canyon

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Michelle Meder, 53, was among a group of five who made it halfway into the canyon Saturday when she became disoriented and later unconscious. The group split, with three hiking farther into the canyon and flagging do...

Arizona’s Copper Canyon Fire grows to 2,560 acres

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A brush fire that broke out Friday east of Phoenix, Arizona, grew to 2,560 acres on Saturday, according to the state Department of Forestry and Fire Management. The Copper Canyon Fire was about 20% contained as of l...

45,000 hunters apply to kill 12 bison in Grand Canyon National Park

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Some 45,000 people have applied for just 12 spots to kill one of the massive beasts each in the September slaughter. The ideal candidate to "protect the park ecosystem, resources and values," will have no criminal hi...

Test drive: The 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 is dressed for off-road success

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The new model replaces the All Terrain in the lineup as the most off-road capable Canyon and brings a rugged look with its upgraded equipment. The AT4 starts at $ 39,595 and is available as a crew cab with either a ...

Grand Canyon 153-person hike organizer from Washington state facing federal charges

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Joseph Don Mount, the former chief operating officer at Chehalis, Washington, spent months planning and organizing for the Oct. 24 hike, despite being told it was in violation of park rules, authorities say.  Before ...

Two people injured in avalanche at Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

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An avalanche at a Utah canyon injured two people on Sunday, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office. Four people were involved in the avalanche near Pfeifferhorn Peak at Little Cottonwood Canyon, about 20 mile...

Bus heading to the Grand Canyon crashes, killing one and injuring dozens

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At least one person was killed and multiple people were injured when a tour bus bound for the Grand Canyon crashed Friday afternoon in northwest Arizona, according to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office (MCSO). The b...