• View of Grand Canyon National Park at sunset from the South Rim

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

2007 News Release Archive

These are historic news releases from the year 2007. The links and contact information contained within may be outdated and may no longer be valid.


 

December 28, 2007
Desert View Market closing for extensive remodeling at Grand Canyon National Park

December 7, 2007
Highway 67 to North Rim Closes for the Seaon

December 5, 2007
Scenic overlooks on North Rim of Grand Canyon close for the season

December 4, 2007
“Holiday in the National Parks” Celebrated at the White House - Grand Canyon National Park Ornament Displayed on the Official White House Christmas Tree


November 30, 2007
Winter weather conditions may cause closures of scenic roads on North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

November 28, 2007
United States District Court Judge Rules in Favor of National Park Service in Lawsuit Challenging Grand Canyon National Park’s Colorado River Management Plan

November 27, 2007
Court Judgement in River Runners for Wilderness, et al vs Stepehn P Martin, et al

November 27, 2007
Court Opinion in River Runners for Wilderness, et al vs Stephen P Martin, et al

November 19, 2007
Environmental Assessment for the Bright Angel Trailhead Area Design Plan available for public review and comment

November 16, 2007
Plague confirmed as cause of death of National Park Service employee at Grand Canyon National Park

November 9, 2007
Plague is probable cause of death of National Park Service employee at Grand Canyon National Park

November 6, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park and Kaibab National Forest fire managers plan cooperative prescribed fire on the North Rim

November 5, 2007
Cause of death of National Park Service employee at Grand Canyon National Park still unknown

November 2, 2007
National Park Service employee found deceased in residence at Grand Canyon National Park

 

October 30, 2007
Veterans and active members of the U.S. armed forces to be admitted free-of-charge to Grand Canyon National Park on Veterans Day

October 23, 2007
Grand Canyon fire officials plan two prescribed fires if conditions permit

October 23, 2007
Tanner Trail within Grand Canyon National Park closes because of damage due to rock slide

October 18, 2007
Grand Canyon fire officials continue plans for three prescribed fires if conditions permit

October 9, 2007
4-Year-Old Girl Dies from Injuries Sustained in Fall at Grand Canyon

October 5, 2007
Recent Wet Weather Has Impacted Planned Prescribed Fires and the Roosevelt Wildland Fire Use Fire

October 4, 2007
Havasupai Dancers to Perform at Grand Canyon National Park

October 3, 2007
Artists-in-Residence Chosen for Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim


September 24, 2007
Autumn Colors Signify that the End of Another Visitor Season on the North Rim is Near

September 14, 2007
Tribal Consultation River Trip at Grand Canyon National Park Brings Together Tribal Representatives and Federal Agencies to Discuss Issues of Mutual Significance

September 11, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park to Waive Entrance Fee on National Public Lands Day

September 7, 2007
Decision Document signed for South Entrance Road Improvements at Grand Canyon National Park

September 5, 2007
Grand Canyon Fire Officials Plan Four Prescribed Fires Over the Next Several Weeks if Conditions Permit




August 29, 2007
Chip Sealing Project to Take Place on Center Road on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

August 27, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent signs Sister Park Arrangement with Yuntaishan World Geopark in China today

August 24, 2007
Cape Royal Road to remain closed to allow the Roosevelt Fire to burn - All other North and South Rim roads and facilities remain open

August 24, 2007
Prescribed fire schedule to occur on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park Friday and Saturday

August 23, 2007
River Runner to Receive Rabies Treatment After Being Bitten by a Bat at Lees Ferry

August 23, 2007
Centennial Initiative News Release

August 22, 2007
Prescribed Fire Scheduled to Occur on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

August 22, 2007
National Park Service Rangers Recovering Body from Below Canyon Rim

August 22, 2007
Artist-in-Residence on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

August 21, 2007
Cape Royal Road on the North Rim Closes to Allow Roosevelt Fire to Burn

August 20, 2007
National Park Service Continues to Manage the Roosevelt Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

August 17, 2007
Arizona-based Company Selected for Award of Concession Contract

August 17, 2007
Tribal Consultation River Trip to Take Place at Grand Canyon National Park

August 16, 2007
Navajo Job Shadowing Project Postponed at Grand Canyon National Park

August 16, 2007
Commercial Vehicle Inspections to Take Place Again This Summer Within Grand Canyon National Park

August 15, 2007
Invasive Plant Species to be Treated on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

August 13, 2007
The National Park Service Managing the Roosevelt Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

August 9, 2007
Navajo Job Shadowing Project to Take Place at Grand Canyon National Park

August 6, 2007
National Park Service Recruitment Event to Take Place at Albright Training Center on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

August 3, 2007
Fatality on Bright Angel Trail at Grand Canyon National Park

August 2, 2007
Fall from the North Rim of Grand Canyon Results in Fatality

August 2, 2007
Artist in Residence Program Initiated on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

August 2, 2007
Mountain Lion Kittens Tagged and an Integral Part of Research at Grand Canyon National Park

July 30, 2007
Grand Canyon North Rim to Celebrate Native American Heritage Days

July 26, 2007
World Ranger Day to be Celebrated at Grand Canyon National Park through Premiere of the International Documentary, The Thin Green Line

July 23, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park Dropping Fire Danger Level and Managing Several Fires on the South and North Rims

July 23, 2007
National Park Service Seeks Providers for Gift Shop Services on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park

July 20, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park is Managing Several Fires

July 20, 2007
Three New Key National Park Service Staff Members on Duty at Grand Canyon National Park

July 19, 2007
Fire Restrictions to be Lifted at Grand Canyon National Park

July 19, 2007
National Park Service Announces Availability of Environmental Assessment for South Entrance Road Improvements Project at Grand Canyon National Park

July 18, 2007
Yavapai Observation Station at Grand Canyon National Park Temporarily Closing for Window Replacement and Final Exhibit Installation

July 3, 2007
Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) Used for First Time at Grand Canyon National Park

June 19, 2007
Desert View Drive Reopens After Firefighters Extinguish Highway Fire

June 18, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park to Implement Fire Restrictions

June 18, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park Working a Fire- Closes Highway 64

June 5, 2007
National Park Service Announces Availability of Environmental Assessment for Narrowband Radio Conversion Project at Grand Canyon National Park


May 31, 2007
Finding of No Significant Impact signed for rehabilitation of Hermit Road

May 25, 2007
Historic Yavapai Observation Station rededicated at Grand Canyon National Park

May 18, 2007
UPDATE OF TEMPORARY BUILDING CLOSURE AT YAVAPAI POINT

May 17, 2007
Park Rangers to Recover Body of a Female Hiker from Within Grand Canyon National Park

May 17, 2007
Thunderstorms Trigger Wildland Fires at Grand Canyon

May 17, 2007
National Park Service Seeking Comments on Grand Canyon’s South Entrance Road Improvements

May 16, 2007
Astronomers Present Free Star Programs at Grand Canyon National Park

May 11, 2007
Prescribed Fire Near Grandview Point CANCELLED

May 10, 2007
Prescribed Fire Scheduled Near Grandview Point

May 10, 2007
Historic Yavapai Observation Station to be rededicated at Grand Canyon National Park

May 9, 2007
Invasive Plant Species to be Treated at Grand Canyon National Park Park’s South Rim

May 8, 2007
Lonetree Prescribed Fire Rescheduled To Occur on May 9 At Grand Canyon National Park - Smoke May Impact The Community Of Tusayan

May 1, 2007
Prescribed Fire Scheduled To Occur Wednesday, May 2 At Grand Canyon National Park – Smoke May Impact The Community Of Tusayan

May 1, 2007
Temporary Building Closure At Yavapai Point

May 1, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park Accepting Lottery Applications for Noncommercial Colorado River Permits


April 12, 2007
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE INSPECTIONS TO TAKE PLACE WITHIN GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK

April 4, 2007
Body of man located below the rim within Grand Canyon National Park

April 3, 2007
Highway 67 to Grand Canyon North Rim to open for the season on May 15


 

March 31, 2007
Salt Lake City man dies in boating accident in Grand Canyon National Park

March 8, 2007
Debris Pile Burning Resumes at South Rim of Grand Canyon

March 8, 2007
Grand Canyon Fire Managers Prepare to Implement Several Prescribed Fires




February 21, 2007
Construction Project to Begin at Grand Canyon National Park on South Entrance Station

February 9, 2007
16 Companies selected for award of concession contracts for river running at Grand Canyon National Park

February 5, 2007
Steve Martin named Superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park

February 1, 2007
Grand Canyon National Park working on coordinated effort to prevent quagga mussels in Colorado River

February 1, 2007
National Park Service to host information meeting on Colorado River Management Plan monitoring program


January 24, 2007
Joe Alston hangs up flat hat after 31 years

January 23, 2007
Debris Pile Burning Commences at South Rim of Grand Canyon



2003 - 2006 News Release Digests

Did You Know?