NH adult positive for mosquito-borne Jamestown Canyon virus
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services says an adult from Laconia has tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus.
Smoke near Spanish Fork Canyon expected from prescribed burn
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities say people may see smoke near the site of several wildfire burn scars over the next few weeks, but it will be coming from a prescribed burn.
Mysterious fire burned in soil at California gas facility
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California utility is trying to find the source of a small ground fire at its large natural gas storage facility.
A Southern California Gas Co. spokesman said the fire...
190-pound dog rescued from Utah canyon by first responders
MILLCREAK CANYON, Utah (AP) — First responders have rescued an injured, 190-pound dog from Grandeur Peak in Millcreek Canyon.
The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team was...
Meeting set on New River Gorge National River redesignation
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A public meeting is scheduled on a bill to redesignate the New River Gorge National River in West Virginia as the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.
Colorado speed limit system, new technology coming to I-70
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado transportation officials have announced plans to install new technology along Interstate 70 that would increase the speed limit through Glenwood...
Zion visitation continues to climb, sets summer record
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Zion National Park visitation set records this summer, averaging more than a half-million visitors per month.
The Spectrum newspaper in St. George reports that yearly...
Project to restore murals at Grand Canyon watchtower done
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A project to conserve murals inside a historic watchtower near the Grand Canyon's east entrance is complete.
Patrol identifies woman who died in Spearfish Canyon crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 57-year-old woman who died in a pickup crash in Spearfish Canyon.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Robin Stensgard, of Lead, was...
Woman dies in pickup crash in Spearfish Canyon
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — A 57-year-old woman has died in a pickup crash in Spearfish Canyon.
The woman was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 14A southwest of Spearfish on Wednesday afternoon...
Grand Canyon North Rim prepares to close for winter
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Visitors have a couple more weeks to take advantage of full services at the Grand Canyon’s North Rim.
Environmentalists push for removing dam along Colorado River
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Environmental groups that have long pushed to bring down a huge dam along the Colorado River are suing the federal government, alleging it ignored climate science when...
Grand Canyon Skywalk mulling new policies after fatal jump
GRAND CANYON WEST, Ariz. (AP) — Officials at the Grand Canyon Skywalk are considering whether more security is needed after a man jumped to his death.
Helicopter dropping water onto wildfire on North rim
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Heavy-lift helicopters are being used to drop water on a wildfire burning in a remote area of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and an adjacent national...
Helena man charged with beating, stabbing man to death
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Court records say a 41-year-old Helena man acknowledged killing a man whose body was found north of Canyon Ferry Reservoir last week.
New Mexico professor traces chocolate’s ancient path
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Life without chocolate? Never.
Not even 1,000 years ago at Chaco Canyon.
A world heritage site, the massive stone structures left by Chaco's early inhabitants...
Helena woman charged in man’s beating, stabbing death
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 32-year-old Helena woman is charged in the death of a man whose body was found north of Canyon Ferry Reservoir last week.
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Company renews effort to mine for gold near Spearfish Canyon
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A company that unsuccessfully sought unsuccessfully to mine for gold near the rim of Spearfish Canyon is preparing to renew the effort.
North Rim fire more active again due to winds, low moisture
WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — An 8-week-old wildfire that for weeks had minimal growth and smoke is now more active in and near the Grand Canyon due to strong gusty winds and below-normal...
31 bison from Grand Canyon sent to Oklahoma tribe
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Over 30 bison roaming Grand Canyon National Park's northern reaches are joining a herd in Oklahoma.
Officials identify victim of Helena-area homicide
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Lewis and Clark County officials have released the name of a 56-year-old Helena man whose body was found north of Canyon Ferry Reservoir.
Body found near Canyon Ferry lake, homicide investigated
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Officials in Lewis and Clark County are investigating a homicide after the body of a missing Helena man was found near Canyon Ferry Reservoir.
Woman dies from injuries in wreck that killed her daughter
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman has died from injuries suffered in an Aug. 17 crash that killed her 16-year-old daughter.
Police say 44-year-old Brandilee Kussee Chacon died Tuesday, one...
Helicopter could limit visitors at Flagstaff-area monument
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A helicopter delivering material to widen a trail at a national monument near Flagstaff could lead to temporary closures.
Grand Canyon replacing water pumps along popular trail
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Hikers on a popular Grand Canyon trail will have to take a detour while crews replace water pumps.
The months-long project to replace two water pumps...
New zero-emission electric shuttles tested at Sabino Canyon
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Testing of zero-emission electric shuttles has begun at Sabino Canyon, a population outdoor recreation site on the outskirts of Tucson.
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Wyoming national park closes road to protect hungry bear
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming national park has announced a partial road closure to protect a grizzly bear eating berries on the side of the road.
Rabid bats found along river in Grand Canyon National Park
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park officials say two dead bats found along the Colorado River inside the park tested positive for rabies.
Huge rock slide closes highway in canyon west of Boulder
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A state highway in the foothills west of Boulder is closed indefinitely after blasting work triggered a huge rock slide.
Man from United Kingdom dies in Arizona skydiving crash
TUSAYAN, Ariz. (AP) — A man from the United Kingdom has died in a skydiving crash at a small Arizona airport near Grand Canyon National Park, authorities said.
Italian company asks to access land near Grand Canyon
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Italian real estate company that has long eyed development outside the Grand Canyon's South Rim again is seeking permission to improve forest roads and run utilities to...
Australian man dies during river trip through Grand Canyon
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — An Australian man who was on a commercial river trip through the Grand Canyon has died.
The National Park Service says 77-year-old Kenneth Reece of...
Waterline work to reroute traffic at Grand Canyon North Rim
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Traffic at the Grand Canyon's North Rim will be rerouted at times while crews install water pipelines.
Water restored at Grand Canyon after break in pipeline
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Officials at the Grand Canyon have lifted water restrictions after fixing a pipeline break.
A section of the pipeline north of Phantom Ranch broke...
Utah county paid $360K on legal fight in renowned canyon
BLANDING, Utah (AP) — A Utah county paid more than $360,000 to an out-of-state law firm to sue the federal government in a case involving rights of way in a canyon. The canyon was the site of a...
Grand Canyon to make second run at corralling bison herd
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — In the two years since the Grand Canyon approved a plan to reduce the number of bison roaming in the national park, the herd has only grown in size.
Man’s body found in Canyon Ferry Reservoir near Helena
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Lewis and Clark County officials say an autopsy was planned to determine the cause of death of a Helena man whose body was found in Canyon Ferry Reservoir over the...
Popular Columbia Gorge waterfall trail reopens
CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. (AP) — One of the most popular hikes in the Columbia River Gorge has reopened almost two years after it was damaged by the Eagle Creek Fire.
Girl hospitalized after falling 75 feet in Oak Creek Canyon
SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) — Sedona firefighters had to a rescue an 8-year-old girl after she fell 75 feet (23 meters) in Oak Creek Canyon.
The Sedona Fire Department posted on social media that the...
Kansas man dies while rock climbing in Colorado canyon
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 50-year-old man from Kansas has died after he fell while rock climbing in Colorado.
The Boulder County Sheriff's Department says the man fell about 60...
1 dead, 1 missing in Kern River
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Kern County authorities say the Kern River remains very dangerous even though water levels have declined somewhat.
The Sheriff's Office says a search is continuing...
Police: Car strikes parked pickup; 1 killed, 5 injured
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old girl was killed and her mother and four other people seriously injured when a car went off a road and struck a pickup parked in a Utah...
Open-pit phosphate mines approved in Idaho with safeguards
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have approved two open-pit phosphate mines in eastern Idaho that include environmental protections intended to prevent the type of pollution caused by past...
Survivors retell the story of Quake Lake 60 years later
EARTHQUAKE LAKE, Mont. (AP) — Anita Painter Thon remembers the dinner she ate the night everything changed. She and her twin sister — they'd just turned 12 — wanted hot dogs, but they couldn't...
Authorities: Arizona man apparently drowns in Lake Powell
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Glen Canyon National Recreation Area authorities say an Arizona man has apparently drowned in Lake Powell.
They say 33-year-old Albert Shortman of Cow Springs was...
US West struggles to hit goals of fighting fire with fire
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray smoke...
Driver OK after jumping out of RV before plunge into canyon
BLACK CANYON CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona authorities say the driver of a recreation vehicle is OK after jumping out of the vehicle traveling on a rural highway before it went off a cliff and down...