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Mines

House OKs bill to ban mining on 1 million acres around Grand Canyon

The House voted Friday to permanently ban new mining claims on more than 1 million acres around Grand Canyon National Park, with supporters calling protection of the landmark canyon a “moral issue.” The bill would make permanent a current mining moratorium that is scheduled to run through 2032. Supporters said a permanent ban is needed

Travel

Eight Fun Things to Do in Arizona

The Southwest is an incredibly beautiful and unique part of the United States, and there is so much to do in Arizona that it is impossible to get bored there! Here are eight of the most popular things to do in this state, so be sure to plan enough time to try them all. Visit

Travel

Northern Arizona: Places to Visit on a First Date

We often see happy, joyful photos of traveling couples. Is this really the case? Do statistics tell the truth when they say that potential partners who travel together at the initial stage of relationships have strong ones in the future? Yes, this is true, because traveling allows you to get to know a person for

State

Biden firm on uranium-mining ban around ‘jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon. President-elect Joe Biden may be ready to shut that door for good. “I can’t believe I have to say

Opinion

Opinion: Grand Canyon Protections

In January 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt declared Grand Canyon a national monument. “Let this great wonder of nature remain as it now is,” he declared. “You cannot improve on it. But what you can do is keep it for your children, your children’s children, and all who come after you, as the one great sight

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