Scott Thybony Commentaries

The United States Mint recently issued a new coin honoring Grand Canyon National Park. The scene depicted on the quarter shows the greatest river of the West, sunk deep within its greatest canyon. Scott Thybony has this commentary.

Print the Legend

Sep 17, 2010

There's an old maxim in the West that when "the legend becomes fact, print the legend." Commentator Scott Thybony says several newspapers took that to heart when publishing stories about the Grand Canyon.

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It's a mile deep. Nearly 300 miles long by one measure. And 4 and a half million people visit every year. But numbers can never do the Grand Canyon justice. Here's Flagstaff writer and commentator Scott Thybony.

Flagstaff, AZ – The Doheny Scientific Expedition turned out to be one of the strangest exploring parties to ever enter the Grand Canyon. It began with a search for a stone giant. Writer Scott Thybony has the story of what the expedition eventually found.

Flagstaff, AZ – Last year the mystery of a young artist who disappeared in 1934 was thought to have been solved. Writer Scott Thybony recounts the story of Everett Ruess at Grand Canyon.

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