SVCC receives grant from Lowe’s Foundation | Education

Lowe’s Foundation announced that through the first round of Lowe’s Foundation Gable Grants, it will provide approximately $8 million in grants to communities and colleges across the United States to support skilled workforce development initiatives. This grant is the first of a five-year, $50 million effort to help prepare 50,000 skilled professionals for careers. The […]

GOP, Dems fight over monument designation plan

Republicans and Democrats are battling over President Joe Biden’s backed plan to build a national monument around the Grand Canyon, which Republicans say will sap economic opportunities. On Monday afternoon, Republicans met in Kingman to hear the public’s views on a proposal sought by tribes in Arizona, hosted by Senator Sonny Borrelli (R, City of […]

Arizona Republicans formally oppose new Grand Canyon national monument

KINGMAN, Arizona — Top Republicans in Arizona held an emergency joint committee meeting Monday night in Kingman and voted formally against building a new national monument near the Grand Canyon. The meeting will take place within 24 hours when President Joe Biden is expected to formally designate the monument on Tuesday. The Biden administration has […]

NACA Evolved from ‘Resting Place’ to Healthy Community

NACA’s core program is the Family Health Center, which provides health and medical services to Native Americans and non-Native Americans. Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) was established in the late 1960s as a place for Native American individuals to eat, rest, visit, and receive various medical services. In 1969, the newly formed “Indian […]

‘Grand Canyon’ state

I’ve traveled all over the country for 50 years, and I’ve really realized something. We have one great country of hers, and each state has one or more of her own unique traits and characteristics. Our state today is the great Arizona. It is known as the ‘Grand Canyon’ state because one of the seven […]

Havasupai Tribe protests Canyon Mine

Arizona Republic Canyon Mine, now Pinion Plain Mine (taken on October 5, 2018). The Canyon Mine is a uranium mine located in the Kaibab National Forest, six miles southeast of Tusayan. Mark Henle/Republic A bird perches on the fence of Canyon Mine (now Pinyon Plain Mine) on October 5, 2018. The Canyon Mine is a […]

A proposed monument could halt new uranium claims around Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK – Native Americans who claim to protect the Grand Canyon’s lands and waters will sing, dance and celebrate their spiritual connection to the canyon on Saturday ahead of this week’s presidential visit, with their achievements reaching 1.1 million acres. We hope that it will lead to the designation of a quasi-national […]

Scenes from Grey’s ‘The Call in the Canyon’ shot in area

Susan Johnson Featured in the Daily Sun 100 years ago 1923: Richard Dix, Lois Wilson, Noah Beery, Ricardo Cortez, and Richard Ogle, all prominent members of the Famous Players Lasky Corporation, have starred in various films adapted from Zane Gray’s novels. The role is ready to be shot and will be in Flagstaff within three […]

No extra fire restrictions in effect for Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF — Due to the ongoing unusual fire season in northern Arizona, the Coconino National Forest currently has no fire restrictions, other than a year-round ban already in place. “It’s been a really weird year in that we don’t have fire controls in place right now,” said Randy Shaffer, deputy public affairs officer for the […]