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The Interior Department has proposed more than doubling entrance fees at the Grand Canyon and several other national parks throughout the country. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, 90 members of Congress sent a letter this week to Secretary Ryan Zinke condemning the proposal. 


Nathaniel Brown

The Navajo Nation Council has voted down a controversial development project that would have included a gondola into the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, lawmakers rejected the Grand Canyon Escalade in a special session last night.


Rob Schumacher/The Republic

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is headed to the United Kingdom for a series of economic development meetings and to meet with tourism industry representatives at an Arizona Cardinals football game outside London.

Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic

 The federal government is awarding nearly $420,000 to the Navajo and Hopi tribes to prepare for the closure of a coal-fired power plant and mine.

Ryan Heinsius

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors this week passed a resolution urging Congressional immigration reform. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the board’s main focus is preserving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.


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