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Park Service Wants Grand Canyon Icon to Reflect Native American Heritage

The agency is proposing transforming the Desert View Watchtower into an inter-tribal heritage site.

800 Words Season 2: Episode 7

The first anniversary of his wife's death looms large for George.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Brnovich Joins Other AGs to Oppose Fee Hikes at National Parks

Arizona attorney general said the increase could hurt communities that rely on tourism.

National Park Service Wants To Hike Entrance Fees

It would more than double fees for visitors to certain parks in order to tackle maintenance projects.

Park Service Seeking Tips in Saguaro Shooting

Vandals broke multiple laws by shooting a protected plant in a national park.

US House Passes Bill to Lift 'Red Tape' on Tucson's Udall Park

A bureaucratic mistake has limited city control of the park for almost three decades.

National Public Lands Day Brings Chance to Enjoy the Outdoors, Give Back

Federal land managers are looking for volunteers to help with restoration and improvement projects near Tucson.

Park Service to Start Culling Grand Canyon Bison Herd

The agency is looking to cut the population in half.

Looking Back on Fire Season in Arizona, and Places Touched by the Flames

Wildfire activity rose statewide, and Southern Arizona was home to some of the state's largest fires.

Love the Outdoors? There's a Way to Help Others Enjoy It

Pima County is looking for volunteer 'trail stewards' to assist with safety, accessibility.

The Future of a Link to the Past

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Local hip hop dance team scores at national contest; Pink Martini brings swanky sounds to Tucson; "Love Letters to the Library" returns; and a profile of an Arizonan who fought in the Vietnam War.

Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Heat May Have Killed Illinois Man West of Tucson

34-year-old's body found on hiking trail in Saguaro National Park West.

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