Latest Canyons News

Landfill searched in case of missing Los Angeles woman

Nov. 29, 2021 15:42 PM EST

CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Detectives investigating the disappearance of a Los Angeles woman last month began searching a landfill northwest of the city on Monday. Investigators served a search warrant in the disappearance of Heidi Planck to excavate a specific area of the...

Woods scores 15 to lead Grand Canyon past Pepperdine 59-56

Nov. 27, 2021 20:38 PM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Holland Woods had 15 points as Grand Canyon edged past Pepperdine 59-56 on Saturday. Jovan Blacksher Jr. had 13 points, six rebounds and six assists for Grand Canyon (5-1). Sean Miller-Moore added seven rebounds. Chance McMillian had six rebounds....

Native American leaders say Chaco prayers being answered

Nov. 25, 2021 11:12 AM EST

CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK, N.M. (AP) — The stillness that enveloped Chaco Canyon was almost deafening, broken only by the sound of a raven's wings batting the air while it circled overhead. Then a chorus of leaders from several Native American tribes began...

Blacksher Jr. leads Grand Canyon over Life Pacific 82-47

Nov. 24, 2021 23:31 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jovan Blacksher Jr. registered 16 points, eight assists and five steals as Grand Canyon routed Life Pacific 82-47 on Wednesday night. Chance McMillian had 11 points for Grand Canyon (4-1). Jalen Blackmon added 11 points. Dima Zdor had 11 rebounds. ...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Nov. 24, 2021 13:34 PM EST

The (Huntington) Herald-Dispatch. Nov. 21, 2021. Editorial: Remember ACF; full speed ahead on its replacement The old ACF factory in Huntington’s Highlawn neighborhood may soon be gone, but it won’t be forgotten. At a news...

Study: Uranium not high in water samples around Grand Canyon

Nov. 24, 2021 12:29 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Most springs and wells in a vast region of northern Arizona known for its high-grade uranium ore meet federal drinking water standards despite decades of uranium mining, U.S. scientists found. The highest concentrations of uranium were found at...

Arizona history-Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Nov. 24, 2021 12:08 PM EST

Sunday, Nov. 28 On this date in 1905, floods caused bridges to be washed out and other extensive damage at San Carlos, Florence, Maricopa, Phoenix, Globe and Dudleyville. On this date in 1927, Tucson became the terminal of the first daily air...

4 people killed in wrong-way crash were family on vacation

Nov. 23, 2021 16:13 PM EST

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — Four people, including two children, killed in Northern California after a wrong-way driver crashed head-on into their vehicle on Interstate 80 were members of a family headed to the Grand Canyon on vacation, their relatives said. ...

Maldonado carries Wyoming over Grand Canyon 68-61

Nov. 22, 2021 23:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Hunter Maldonado had 17 points, seven rebounds and seven assists as Wyoming beat Grand Canyon 68-61 on Monday night. Graham Ike had 13 points for Wyoming (4-0). Jeremiah Oden added 12 points. Drake Jeffries had six rebounds. Jovan...

Interior head: Chaco protections ‘millennia in the making’

Nov. 22, 2021 18:32 PM EST

CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, N.M. (AP) — A few big rigs carried oilfield equipment on a winding road near Chaco Culture National Historical Park, cutting through desert badlands and sage. Mobile homes and traditional Navajo dwellings dotted the landscape, with a smattering of...