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Grand Canyon Skywalk

8/3/2016

article Grand Canyon Resort announces Siegel CEO
(Arizona) -- Grand Canyon Resort Corporation announced the hiring of hospitality industry veteran Brian Siegel as chief executive officer. Siegel takes the reins of what...

1/12/2016

article Grand Canyon West reaches 1 million visitors, gearing up for 2016 tourism
(Arizona) -- On Dec. 21 venues at Grand Canyon West recorded one million visitors for 2015. The record-breaking milestone was celebrated by treating Jenny and Mike Kim,...

12/28/2015

article Grand Canyon West welcomes millionth visitor
(Arizona) -- Arizona's Grand Canyon just hit a major milestone. On Monday, Dec. 21, the number of visitors to the canyon's western attractions hit one million...

12/18/2015

article Grand Canyon Skywalk nears millionth visitor mark
(Arizona) -- The Hualapai Tribe was preparing to welcome the Grand Canyon Skywalk area’s millionth visitor of the year possibly Thursday. The Kingman Daily Miner...

12/17/2015

article Visitation surges at Grand Canyon Skywalk
(Arizona) -- Grand Canyon West witnessed a huge jump in tourists in 2015, so much so that the Hualapai Tribe is gearing up to greet the destination's 1 millionth...

9/3/2014

article New road makes trip to Grand Canyon Skywalk faster
(Arizona) -- Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand...

8/12/2014

article New road makes trip to Grand Canyon Skywalk faster
(Arizona) -- Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand...
article Newly paved road shortens, smooths trip to canyon's west rim
(Arizona) -- A popular shortcut from Las Vegas to the west rim of the Grand Canyon is now a quicker, smoother trip. With the paving of a nine-mile stretch of Diamond Bar...

8/6/2014

article Once the biggest drawback to reaching the Grand Canyon Skywalk, rugged road now paved
(Arizona) -- Getting to the Grand Canyon Skywalk used to include a teeth-chattering drive over a washboard road fraught with dips and twists.

4/29/2014

article Grand Canyon Skywalk Litigation Dispute Resolved
(Arizona) -- The Grand Canyon Skywalk hovers peacefully over the majestic gorge now as the developer, Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC (GCSD), and Hualapai tribe...
article Tribe reaches agreement over Grand Canyon Skywalk
(Arizona) -- A three-year contract dispute over the Grand Canyon Skywalk is over. The Hualapai Tribe, which owns the horseshoe-shaped glass bridge on the northwestern...

3/25/2014

article Workers dangle from ropes to clean Grand Canyon Skywalk glass
(Arizona) -- Workers from a Phoenix-based company had an awe-inspiring view as they dangled from ropes to clean the glass at the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

1/2/2014

article Legal battle surrounding Grand Canyon Skywalk still flares
(Nevada) -- Even after a trip to the U.S. Supreme Court, the legal war surrounding the Grand Canyon Skywalk promises to continue on several fronts for months if not...

12/16/2013

article Supreme Court won't hear dispute over Grand Canyon Skywalk
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a Nevada developer over the Grand Canyon Skywalk. The high court on Monday declined to hear an...

11/17/2013

article Arizona rancher, feds reach accord on work for road to Skywalk
(Arizona) -- A dude rancher has reached an agreement with the federal government over construction of a road that leads to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
article Grand Canyon's glory easy to see at Skywalk
(Arizona) -- Hundreds of tourists daily arrive by bus, car and aircraft at Grand Canyon West, a portion of the famous chasm cut more than a mile through northern Arizona...

9/14/2013

article Hualapai court upholds recall of tribal lawmakers
(Arizona) -- A Hualapai tribal judge has upheld the recall of two lawmakers who had been critical of the Grand Canyon Skywalk developer.

9/10/2013

article Sides argue over latest Skywalk ruling
(Arizona) -- David Jin's family lost the latest round, but has not been knocked out in the battle with the Hualapai Tribal Council over their share of the proceeds...

9/5/2013

article Arizona rancher arrested in dispute with Hualapai Tribe
(Arizona) -- A long-running feud between the Hualapai Indian tribe and northwest Arizona dude ranch owner Nigel Turner prompted Turner’s arrest on Tuesday.
article Dude ranch owner Turner arrested again for trespassing
(Arizona) -- The owner of a guest ranch property was arrested again Tuesday for trespassing at a construction site.
article Dude rancher in Grand Canyon dispute with tribe briefly arrested
(Arizona) -- A dude rancher in a bitter dispute with a Native American tribe over access to a Grand Canyon tourist attraction was briefly arrested after confronting...

9/4/2013

article Hualapai and development company argue over latest Grand Canyon Skywalk ruling
(Arizona) -- David Jin's family lost the latest round, but has not been knocked out in the battle with the Hualapai Tribal Council over their share of the proceeds...
article Rancher arrested in Skywalk road construction zone
(Arizona) -- A Las Vegas businessman who operates a dude ranch near the Grand Canyon Skywalk has been arrested for trespassing.

9/3/2013

article Hualapai and development company argue over latest Grand Canyon Skywalk ruling
(Arizona) -- David Jin's family lost the latest round, but has not been knocked out in the battle with the Hualapai Tribal Council over their share of the proceeds...

8/27/2013

article Judge: Tribal court gets to hear Skywalk dispute
(Arizona) -- A federal court has once again ruled that attorneys for a Nevada developer must exhaust a legal battle over the Grand Canyon Skywalk in tribal court before...

8/18/2013

article A roadblock to the Skywalk: Disputes over Grand Canyon access triggered feud
(Arizona) -- Nigel Turner clumps up the stairs to the ranch house, the spurs on the back of his black alligator-skin boots jangling. He hangs his black 10-gallon on a...

7/23/2013

article Judge rejects request to dismiss Skywalk road case
(Arizona) -- Any disagreements over a settlement reached to pave the road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk will be hashed out in federal court.

7/3/2013

article Rancher wants to stop Skywalk’s bypass-road use
(Arizona) -- A dude rancher has filed a notice of appeal with federal authorities to stop the use of a bypass road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Grand Canyon Ranch Resort...

6/25/2013

article Effort to recover Native American remains continues near Skywalk
(Arizona) -- Archaeologists continue working to recover human skeletal remains disturbed by a paving project on a dirt road that leads to the Skywalk at the Hualapai...

6/17/2013

article County board to weigh in on Grand Canyon Skywalk road dispute
(Arizona) -- A Mohave County board is scheduled to weigh in on a dispute over a main road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

6/15/2013

article Tourists regain access to Grand Canyon Skywalk
(Arizona) -- Tourists who had been denied access on the main road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk now have a way to get to the glass bridge, be it through a bypass route or...

6/14/2013

article Developer of Grand Canyon Skywalk dies at 51
(Las Vegas) -- A representative says the Chinese tour operator and Las Vegas businessman who built the Grand Canyon Skywalk attraction in northwestern Arizona has died...
article Developer of Grand Canyon Skywalk dies of cancer
(Las Vegas) -- David Jin, the developer of the Grand Canyon Skywalk on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, has died after a four-year battle with...

6/11/2013

article Bypass road to Skywalk should open today
(Arizona) -- A dirt road bypassing a roadblock on Diamond Bar Road should be open by this afternoon, re-establishing a route to the Grand Canyon Skywalk that has been...
article Tourists regain access to Grand Canyon Skywalk as tribe, rancher clash over paving project
(Arizona) -- Tourists who were denied access on the main road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk for about a week now have a way to get to the glass bridge, be it through a...

6/9/2013

article Dude rancher blocks Grand Canyon road
(Arizona) -- A dude rancher who grew up watching John Wayne movies in England is starring in his own Old West standoff with an Arizona sheriff and an Indian tribe over...

6/8/2013

article Kirkpatrick asks BLM to help with 'Skywalk' bypass
(Arizona) -- U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick asked federal officials Friday to help an Arizona American Indian tribe with plans to build a "bypass" road to the Grand...

6/7/2013

article Hualapai ask for new Skywalk road to bypass roadblock
(Arizona) -- In order to route tourists around a roadblock obstructing a road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk, the Hualapai Tribe wants the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to...

6/5/2013

article Arizona rancher jailed in dispute over Grand Canyon Skywalk access
(Arizona) -- The man who incurred the wrath of the Hualapai Indian tribe and many tourists by charging a toll to reach the Skywalk Grand Canyon West attraction over the...
article Man arrested in dispute over road to Hualapai Tribe's Skywalk
(Arizona) -- A non-Indian rancher who has been charging a toll on a road that leads to the Hualapai Reservation in Arizona was arrested on Tuesday.
article Property owner accused of threatening workers
(Arizona) -- The guest ranch owner who imposed a toll on tourists traveling to the Grand Canyon West and the Skywalk was arrested Tuesday afternoon shortly after...
article Rancher fights tribe, BLM over access to Canyon attraction
(Arizona) -- A dude-ranch owner said he’ll reopen a road passing through his land to tourist traffic today, a day after he barricaded one of the only routes to...
article Skywalk road closure brings complaint by Las Vegas tourism bus company
(Arizona) -- There’s something about a rocky old country road that doesn’t make good neighbors, especially if it runs straight into the Grand Canyon’s...

5/31/2013

article Grand Canyon Skywalk: Mediation talks fail in SkyWalk dispute; tribe may create temporary road
(Arizona) -- An attempt to resolve a dispute over paving the road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk has failed. Ranch owner Nigel Turner wants assurances that the project on...
article Mediation fails in dispute over road to Skywalk
(Arizona) -- A daylong attempt to resolve a dispute over paving the road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk ended without an agreement.

5/30/2013

article Protesters decry fee on road leading to Skywalk
(Arizona) -- Tourists heading to the Grand Canyon Skywalk have driven through Nigel Turner's ranch for years. Up until this past weekend, they haven't had to pay...

5/28/2013

article Editorial: No end in sight for Skywalk troubles
(Arizona) -- If you want to look straight down at one of the Seven Wonders of the World, be sure to take a wallet full of cash.

5/21/2013

article Hualapai Claim Victory in Latest Skywalk Court Round
(Arizona) -- In ongoing court battles over the right to manage the world-famous Grand Canyon Skywalk, the Hualapai Tribe claims victory in the latest round. But it...

5/17/2013

article Hualapai 'couldn't keep up' after taking over Skywalk
(Arizona) -- Hualapai Tribal Chairwoman Sherry Counts has acknowledged that a tribe-owned entity had trouble tracking Grand Canyon Skywalk revenues after it took over...

5/15/2013

article Hualapai chairwoman leads through Skywalk battle
(Arizona) -- The Hualapai Tribe has one of the most sought-after landscapes in the world: a slice of the Grand Canyon where tourists can raft the Colorado River, take an...

4/30/2013

article Work begins on paving the rest of Skywalk road
(Arizona) -- The Hualapai Tribe hopes that a newly paved Diamond Bar Road will draw even more visitors to the Grand Canyon Skywalk, its star tourism attraction.

4/29/2013

article Tribe calls Skywalk ruling 'significant victory'
(Arizona) -- The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling that requires Grand Canyon Skywalk developer David Jin to exhaust all remedies in the Hualapai Tribal...

4/28/2013

article Paved road to make travel smoother to Skywalk
(Arizona) -- Teeth-chattering. Axle-busting. Head-pounding. The dirt and gravel stretch of the road that leads tourists to the Grand Canyon Skywalk is no doubt rugged.

4/27/2013

article 9th Circuit rules in Grand Canyon Skywalk dispute
(Arizona) -- A federal appeals court says a Nevada developer must exhaust his legal battle over the Grand Canyon Skywalk contract dispute in tribal court before going to...
article Court says businesses can't automatically seek federal help in legal disputes on reservations
(Arizona) -- Private companies that do business on reservations with tribes and their corporations cannot automatically ask federal courts to intercede when legal...

4/26/2013

article Skywalk feud sent to Tribal Court
(Arizona) -- The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the Hualapai Tribal Court must adjudicate a dispute over the Grand Canyon Skywalk attraction before...
article Tribal Court Awaits Spat Over Canyon Skywalk
(Arizona) -- The developor of the Grand Canyon Skywalk cannot skip tribal court in its battle to take back the remote tourist attraction, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday.

3/13/2013

article Bankruptcy makes Skywalk case even more twisted
(Arizona) -- Who will be responsible for paying the $28.5 million judgment to Grand Canyon Skywalk developer David Jin may depend on another federal court battle.

3/8/2013

article Tribal leaders critical of Skywalk builder ousted
(Arizona) -- Two members of the Hualapai Tribal Council who have been critical of the Grand Canyon Skywalk developer have been ousted in a recall election.

3/7/2013

article Hualapai judge sends Skywalk case to federal court
(Arizona) -- A Hualapai tribal judge has put a case that stems from the tribe taking sole control of the Grand Canyon Skywalk on hold.
article Hualapais recall 2 tribal leaders in takeover of Skywalk
(Arizona) -- Hualapai voters in northern Arizona on Wednesday recalled two Tribal Council members who had been leaders in the takeover of the Grand Canyon Skywalk from a...

3/6/2013

article Tribal Owner of Grand Canyon Skywalk Files for Bankruptcy
(Arizona) -- The Grand Canyon Skywalk, a glass-bottomed walkway that juts out over the canyon’s edge for a view of the Colorado River 4,000 feet below, is built on...

3/5/2013

article Hualapai corporation seeks bankruptcy protection
(Arizona) -- The Hualapai tribal corporation that managed the Grand Canyon Skywalk has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after a federal judge upheld a $28...

2/26/2013

article Hualapai Tribe to appeal $28M arbitration ruling
(Arizona) -- The Hualapai Tribe says it will appeal a ruling that puts its business arm on the hook for $28 million.
article Hualapai Tribe to pave last nine mile stretch of Skywalk road to Grand Canyon West to tune of $25 million
(Arizona) -- After more than 20 years of dust, grit and dangerous curves, Diamond Bar Road will finally be paved all the way to Grand Canyon West.

2/21/2013

article Rest of road to Grand Canyon Skywalk to be paved
(Arizona) -- The Hualapai Tribe has awarded a $25 million contract to a Prescott company to straighten and finish paving the road that leads to the Grand Canyon Skywalk...

2/19/2013

article $28.5 million Grand Canyon Skywalk verdict stands
(Arizona) -- Grand Canyon Skywalk developer David Jin plans to go after $10 million in trust funds and 100 percent of the ticket sales for the glass-bottomed bridge on...
article EDITORIAL: Hualapais not helping
(Arizona) -- The state of Indian economies and politics, the basic ingredients of tribal sovereignty, are improving fast, according to Jefferson Keel, president of the...

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