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The Trump administration is considering lifting a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the 20-year moratorium prevents new claims on more than a million acres.


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Members of the Navajo Nation Council have rejected legislation to build an aerial tram to take paying visitors to a riverside boardwalk in the Grand Canyon.

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Navajo Nation lawmakers are considering a plan Tuesday to build an aerial tram to carry visitors to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

U.S. Forest Service

Getting stuck in a Porta-Potty is the stuff of nightmares. But it’s a foul reality for cavity-nesting birds like woodpeckers, boreal owls and American kestrels.


Ryan Heinsius

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke traveled to Grand Canyon National Park today to make announcements following revelations of widespread sexual harassment of Park Service employees. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports from the South Rim.


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