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Google cameras map popular Grand Canyon trails

October 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The search giant now has brought its all-seeing eyes mounted for the first time on a backpack down into the Grand Canyon, showcasing the attraction’s most popular hiking trails on the South Rim and other walkways. Continue Reading

U.S. bans new mining claims on public land near Grand Canyon for 20 years

January 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Obama administration announced a federal ban today on new mining claims affecting a million acres near the Grand Canyon, an area known to be rich in high-grade uranium ore reserves.
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Report: Grand Canyon bottle ban ends after talks with Coke

November 10, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Officials at the Grand Canyon abruptly abandoned plans to ban the sale of plastic water bottles at the Arizona national park after conversations with Coca-Cola officials, The New York Times reported Thursday.

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Authorities: Minnesota dad vacationing in Grand Canyon shot children before setting RV fire, fatally shooting self

October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The National Park Service on Thursday identified the three bodies found inside the charred RV at the Grand Canyon National Park. They released the name of the father, Anthony DeHaven. Continue Reading

Minnesota dad, 2 young children die in Grand Canyon RV fire

October 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Woodbury, Minn., father, son and daughter — all described as “good, down-to-earth people” by neighbors — died early Monday morning in an RV fire at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, according to the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District. Continue Reading