Scott Thybony Commentaries

Scott Thybony Commentaries
3:51 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Beyond Question

Flagstaff, AZ –
We're often told growing up there's no such thing as a "dumb question." But those who've guided tourists through the Grand Canyon may beg to differ. Commentator Scott Thybony has fielded his share of tourist queries over the years, some of which really got him thinking.

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3:27 am
Tue February 17, 2009

River Dance

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White settlers and northern Arizona's native peoples have had their share of conflicts over the decades. But there have also been times of companionship and laughter. Commentator Scott Thybony has this story of how dancing can lead to common ground among cultures.


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1:01 am
Wed January 21, 2009

The Great Deer Drive

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The frontier spirit has always been strong in Arizona, the idea that nothing is impossible. Well, commentator Scott Thybony has this story of the Great Kaibab Deer Roundup that proves that some ideas should never even be attempted.


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12:21 am
Mon December 8, 2008

Upriver

The 28,000 mile route paddled by Verlen Kruger and Steve Landick from 1980 to 1983. The trip required them to paddle upriver through the Grand Canyon and its 165 rapids.

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This month is the 25 year anniversary of one of the most epic journeys ever attempted. Two men crisscrossed the country in canoes, covering 28 thousand miles, including paddling UPRIVER through the Grand Canyon with its 165 rapids. Commentator Scott Thybony has their remarkable tale.


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2:18 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Dance of the Dead

An archaic rock art site in the Grand Canyon that Scott Thybony calls \"The Dancehall of the Dead.\"
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Ghosts and ghouls are something you expect to see this time of year, with Halloween just around the corner. But you might not expect to find them tucked away in a remote corner of the Grand Canyon. Commentator Scott Thybony shares this tale of a haunting journey into the Canyon.


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11:36 pm
Tue October 28, 2008

Dance of the Dead

An archaic rock art site in the Grand Canyon that Scott Thybony calls 'The Dancehall of the Dead.'

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Ghosts and ghouls are something you expect to see this time of year, with Halloween just around the corner. But you might not expect to find them tucked away in a remote corner of the Grand Canyon. Commentator Scott Thybony shares this tale of a haunting journey into the Canyon.


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1:46 am
Thu September 25, 2008

Uncle Jim

Commentator Scott Thybony at Comanche Point on the Grand Canyon's south rim.
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In the early 1900s, one man Uncle Jim Owens killed 600 cougars on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. But like many old westerners, Owens' story isn't so cut and dry. Commentator Scott Thybony has his story.


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2:11 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Grand Canyon Names

The \"Vishnu Temple\" was named in 1882 by geologist Clarence Dutton, who noted its \"surprising resemblance to an Oriental pagoda.\"

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Ever wonder how those giant rock landmarks in the Grand Canyon got their names? For more than a century monikers like Deva and Vishnu Temple have stirred up controversy. But commentator Scott Thybony wonders if we might be putting too much stock in a simple name.


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11:27 pm
Wed July 9, 2008

Rescue Flight

Commentator and author Scott Thybony at Comanche Point, overlooking the Grand Canyon.
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When two medical helicopters collided low in the sky over Flagstaff nearly two weeks ago, seven people were killed; including pilots, paramedics, and flight nurses. For commentator Scott Thybony, it made clear a painful fact: it's easy to take emergency responders for granted, until you're the one who needs help.

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1:09 am
Thu June 19, 2008

Packing It In

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Commentator Scott Thybony once carried a 100 pound boat down the Grand Canyon to the Colorado River. But he says that doesn't even come close to the heaviest item ever lugged down to the bottom of the Canyon.


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