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Run for the Wall stops in Williams on way to Washington D.C.

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The annual Run for the Wall motorcycle ride to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. rolled into Williams May 18.

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Mary Colter train car welcomed to Grand Canyon Railway fleet

Grand Canyon Railway recently honored Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter by commissioning a new luxury train car in her name.

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Historical Route 66 Car Show rumbles into Williams (photo gallery)

More than 100 classic cars converged at Williams May 19 and 20 for the 2nd annual Historic Route 66 Car Show put on by American Legion Cordova Post 13.

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Williams elementary sees red, white and blue at end of year performance

Williams elementary sees red, white and blue at end of year performance

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Lions club honors officers on Police Memorial Day

Williams Lions Club members Patty Williams and George Watt hang blue ribbons on street lights in honor of Police Memorial Day May 15.

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Game and Fish partner to rehabilitate injured badger

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After a mechanic at the Pilot Truck Stop in Bellemont noticed a badger wasn’t able to move its right leg, an Arizona Game and Fish officer was called in to rescue the wounded animal.

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Upward Bound a stepping stone to college graduation

WILLIAMS, Ariz. —Several students at Williams High School are getting a leg up in their college preparatory efforts by participating in the Northern Arizona University (NAU) Upward Bound program.

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Williams photo project moves to visitor center

WILLIAMS, Ariz. —The Williams Visitor Center and Williams Public Library Special Collections is having a grand unveiling of a new historic photo and artifacts exhibit May 17 at 2 p.m. at the visitor center.

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Middle schoolers take science lessons from Forest Service

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Middle School students can officially be called tree huggers after a field trip to the Williams Ranger District office May 4.

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Northern Arizona Astronomy: measuring distances

Unlike many sciences, in astronomy the researcher can neither run experiments nor manipulate the subjects being studied to determine how things work.

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Perkins continues family logging tradition

Second generation logger James Perkins continues family business with forest thinning and fire prevention projects

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — James Perkins says he is a blessed man. A northern Arizona logger since 1966, Perkins has spent the past 51 years working in the ponderosa pines alongside his family.

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Walls raised on fourth home for Williams Habitat for Humanity

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams area Habitat for Humanity celebrated its fourth wall raising ceremony as community members mingled with new owners, the Hernandez-Martinez family, April 29.

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Williams Police receive grant for DUI patrol truck

The Williams Police Department received a grant for a new patrol truck.

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Trial and error: Municipal court holds mock trial for students

Several eighth and ninth-grade home-schooled students from around northern Arizona area faced Judge Rob Krombeen in court April 26 in Williams.

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Grand Canyon Historical Society donates to Williams Photo Project

The Grand Canyon Historical Society donated $1,500 to the Williams Library Historic Photo Project.

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Kiwanis art fair returns May 19-21

The fourth annual Gateway to the Grand Canyon Arts and Crafts Fair takes place May 19 – 21 at the Williams Rodeo Grounds, 501 E. Rodeo Road.

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Pinwheels of Hope raising awareness of child abuse in Arizona

In honor of April being Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, North Country HealthCare clinic in Williams planted a Pinwheels of Hope Field to remember the 87 children who died of child abuse last year.

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Williams student displays photo for local photography project

Michael Kessler displays his photo expressing community identity after completing the Identity Through Photography project

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Williams celebrates 10th annual Easter Eggstravaganza (photo gallery)

Williams residents enjoy the 10th annual Eggstravaganza at the Williams Rec Center April 15. The event is hosted by the Williams Food Bank and includes an Easter egg hunt and community dinner.

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More than a quick trim: third grade student donates hair to those in need

Eight year-old Kathleen Gigous donated her hair to Children with Hairloss April 13 at Amanda's Beauty Shop.

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Heroic measures: citizens extinguish grass fire

Jeff Johnson and Darrin Hayward were recognized for their efforts in extinguishing a grass fire March 17.

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Dairy Queen celebrating 55 seasons of scooping

Dairy Queen taking ice cream to new heights after more than 50 years of service

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Those who live in Williams count the days when the Williams Dairy Queen opens each year and their reemergence marks the awakening of town every spring.

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Out of the Past: Maine Consolidated School endures

The original Maine School District was established at Rhoades, Arizona on Oct. 19, 1900.

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Kaibab Forest works to create young citizen scientists

During the last week of March, several Kaibab National Forest (KNF) employees spent a day at Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) teaching 140 students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades how to make discoveries about plants and animals near their homes and on their public lands.

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In the counselor’s office: Planning for high school and beyond

In his second year as the Williams High School (WHS) counselor, Powers is on a mission to meet every parent of every student at the school.

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