Latest Canyons News

Record methane leak flows from damaged Baltic Sea pipelines

Sep. 28, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Methane leaking from the damaged Nord Stream pipelines is likely to be the biggest burst of the potent greenhouse gas on record, by far. The Nord Stream pipeline leaks that were pumping huge volumes of methane into the Baltic Sea and atmosphere could...

Women survive mountain lion attack on Utah mountain trail

Sep. 26, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two women survived a mountain lion attack in Utah over the weekend that occurred when they were running in a canyon east of Salt Lake City. They came upon the mountain lion when they came around a corner on a trail run Sunday morning in Millcreek Canyon, said...

58 bison relocated from Grand Canyon National Park North Rim

Sep. 20, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Wildlife managers say 58 bison have been successfully relocated from the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. They said the bison were transferred to the Intertribal Buffalo Council, who transported the animals to the Iowa Tribe of...

On the Colorado River, growing concern for trout and chub

Sep. 17, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — To guide fishing trips for a year or two, that's what brought Terry Gunn to the red canyons of northern Arizona. The chance to hike, raft and fly fish drew Wendy Hanvold, a retired ski bum, who took a job there waiting tables at an anglers lodge. She heard rumors of the intrepid...

Water Stone Outdoors is one-stop shop for adventurers

Sep. 17, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Holly Fussell’s face lights up when she talks about outdoor adventures available in and around Fayetteville and the New River Gorge. That hasn’t always been the case, though. “It wasn’t an immediate love affair,” Fussell admits...

11 dead, 29 injured in bus accident in Kashmir

Sep. 14, 2022 05:19 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A minibus tumbled into a deep gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing 11 people and injuring 29 others, officials said. At least 36 people were on board the bus when the accident occurred near Sawjian, a village in Jammu’s Poonch district, the...

1 dead after motorboat flips at Grand Canyon National Park

Sep. 11, 2022 21:50 PM EDT

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A 67-year-old man died after a motorboat flipped over during a Colorado River trip inside Grand Canyon National Park, officials said Sunday. Park officials said the boat overturned shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday at Bedrock Rapid, which...

Grand Canyon's South Rim phasing in more water restrictions

Sep. 11, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will begin phasing into greater water restrictions and conservation measures due to a series of breaks in the Transcanyon Waterline, park officials said Sunday. Officials added that the canyon’s...

Fall rafting season set on West Virginia's Gauley River

Sep. 08, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The fall rafting season on West Virginia’s Gauley River gets started this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin lowering Summersville Lake to its winter level through releases at the Summersville Dam starting Friday. The weekly releases will...

Arizona woman dies on backpacking trip in the Grand Canyon

Sep. 06, 2022 12:25 PM EDT

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman has died while backpacking in Grand Canyon National Park, authorities said Tuesday. Park officials said 59-year-old Delphine Martinez of Window Rock was found dead Sunday along the Thunder River Trail about one mile from the...