First Navajo Nation Escalade hearing Oct. 10

Navajo elected officials have postponed and moved the first hearing on a proposal to build a gondola tram into the Grand Canyon. It is now Oct. 10 at Twin Arrows casino east of Flagstaff.

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Are We Losing the Grand Canyon?

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Renewed Threats to Grand Canyon Loom

If you thought the Escalade tramway project was dead, it’s not. …

Despite several small victories along the way, commercial development and mining interests still remain a very real threat to the Grand Canyon.

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Developers want to build a tourist trap here. Oppose the Grand Canyon Escalade Project.
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Navajo Nation postpones, moves hearing on Escalade

Navajo Nation postpones, moves hearing on Escalade

Navajo elected officials have decided to postpone and move the first hearing on a proposal to build a gondola tram into the Grand Canyon. In an official meeting today, the Navajo Nation Law and Order committee voted 3-0 to postpone and move the hearing. The...

No “drugs” involved in 3D rendition of Escalade resort

No “drugs” involved in 3D rendition of Escalade resort

A 3D video rendition of the proposed Escalade resort caught the ire of a key proponent, who accused the makers of possibly being on drugs at the time it was made. Lamar Whitmer, one of three partners in Confluence Partners LLC, said in an interview with KTVK-TV...

National Geographic: Are We Losing the Grand Canyon?

National Geographic: Are We Losing the Grand Canyon?

“The canyon provokes two major reactions: the urge to protect it, and the temptation to make a pile of money from it.” That quote appears in National Geographic’s September issue, as the magazine explores more than a century of battles over...

Save the Confluence releases fact sheet, flyer

Save the Confluence releases fact sheet, flyer

Save the Confluence has released a fact sheet and flyer. The 12-point fact sheet outlines the reasons why a proposed tourist resort would harm the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers. You can download a PDF of the flyer here, to support this effort....

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