Grand Canyon

Scott Thybony Commentaries
1:00 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Scott Thybony's Grand Canyon Commentaries: Cliffhanger

Between Hance Creek in the Grand Canyon

Every experienced hiker, river runner and climber I know has made mistakes of one sort or another. Usually it takes a string of them to get into serious trouble, but even then some people manage to pull it off. Whether they do so on skill alone or pure luck is never clear. I once found myself deep in the Grand Canyon clinging to the side of a cliff, unable to move up or down.

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Scott Thybony Commentaries
11:04 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Scott Thybony's Grand Canyon Commentary: River Dogs

Northern Arizona is full of river runners, many of whom take their dogs downriver with them. Whether it's the Verde or the Salt River, many a mutt has gone along for the ride. And though dogs aren't allowed on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, commentator Scott Thybony says that doesn't mean it hasn't been done.

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Scott Thybony Commentaries
5:19 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Scott Thybony's Grand Canyon Commentary: 'Mystery Camp'

Cowboy camp. Everything but the canteen...and the cowboy.
Credit Scott Thybony

Writer Scott Thybony loves a good mystery, especially when it involves the Grand Canyon. In his latest commentary, Thybony shares the story of how a missing canteen might be connected to a missing cowboy.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:00 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Healing More Than Her Tribe

The Havasupai Tribe in Northern Arizona has had to fight to hold onto its land in the Grand Canyon. And now tribal members are struggling to maintain their culture, too. Eight miles down into Havasu Canyon lives a medicine woman who is on a mission to save it.

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3:53 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Pondering The Age Of The Grand Canyon

Geologist Wayne Ranney is the author of

Last month geologists published a paper in the journal Science that concluded the Grand Canyon -- or at least part of it -- is much older than most researchers think.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:32 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Carving Grand Canyon: New Theories About An Old Canyon

Wayne Ranney

Flagstaff geologist Wayne Ranney discusses some new theories of how - and when - the Grand Canyon formed. The second edition of Ranney's book, Carving Grand Canyon, was recently released.

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Elections 2012
11:52 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Who Should Own the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon
Credit Tobias Alt

Arizona’s Proposition 120 is the latest skirmish in a decades-old, federal-state tug-of-war.

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