Navajo Nation lawmakers are scheduled to take up legislation to build an aerial tram into the Grand Canyon next week. A Navajo Nation Council spokesman says the Grand Canyon Escalade is the only item on next Tuesday’s special session so far.
The expansion of the railroad to the Western half of the United States was an important development in our country’s history. And, to do that, someone had to build it. A new documentary, "Metal Road," explores the Navajo people’s important role in this industry and its long history.
“To be competitive, you’ve got to run a kind of race I’m not comfortable running," he said. "I’ve got to sleep at night, look my kids in the eye and I can’t see, given the way the electorate looks to be looking at candidates right now, I simply can’t do it.”
Earlier this month, Netflix leaders said the company was going to greatly expand its offerings by spending $8 billion on original content in 2018. And Netflix will be de-emphasizing some of its non-original movie choices. So what does that mean for subscribers and competitors?
Bank of the West is promising to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs to Tempe. In exchange, the city is offering the financial firm a government property lease excise tax. Called a GPLET for short, it swaps the property tax for a reduced rate.
The National Park Service is looking into raising fees at 17 national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion. The Park Service says the higher fees would bring in $70 million a year, which would help pay for deferred maintenance projects in the parks.