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Mountain lion cub rescued by AZGFD

Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is caring for an eight-week-old mountain lion cub found in the Cornville area.

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Have livestock and pet needs? Meet your new neighbors at MK Feeds

The Gonzalez family has spent most of their life in the ranching business and now are sharing their expertise with the Williams community by opening a new feed store downtown.

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Donations sought for lions for children

Rory the Lion will be given to each child attending the Williams Community Dinner Dec. 10.

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Photo highlights: Bearizona wraps up Howly Growly Owly festival

Bearizona Wildlife Park in Williams celebrated its annual Howly Growly Owly Fall Festival through the month of October.

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Miss Kitty's restaurant and Mountain Side Inn under new management

John Moore, owner of Wild West Junction in Williams, is leasing Miss Kitty’s from Route 66 Hospitality LLC, who purchased the property Aug. 1.

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Kaibab National Forest goes batty for International Bat Week

Forest Service aims to educate public about critical role bats play in insect control, crop protection and healthy forests

What is small, fuzzy and can eat up to 8,000 insects per night? Bats. And according to Kaibab National Forest biologist Justin Schofer, they are a critical component for crop protection and healthy forests.

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Photo highlights: community offered free health services at annual Health Fair

Flu shots were just one service offered at the annual Health Fair and Open House at the Williams Clinic Oct. 21.

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Grand Canyon Railway goes pink for breast cancer

As Beyoncé states, “Who Runs the World? Girls!” On Oct. 20, the Grand Canyon Railway ran its daily train to the Grand Canyon with an all-female crew.

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Horse stalls at Rodeo Grounds get upgrades and new corrals

For more than 30 years the city of Williams has offered boarding for large animals at Port-A-Stall, located at the Williams Rodeo Grounds.

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Photo highlights: Williams residents and pets take part in annual blessing of the animals event

On Oct. 7, more than 60 pets received a blessing from Pastors Mary Piotrowski (St. John’s Episcopal-Lutheran Church), Cozette Riggs (Holiness Congregation Church) and Billy Martin (Williams Community United Methodist Church).

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Rotary Club helps secure future of WEMS Kindercamp

Williams Rotary Club member Kris Williams hands students a $4,000 donation for the Williams Elementary-Middle School Kindercamp program Oct. 10.

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Photo highlights: 7th annual Datsun Car Show returns to Williams

Classic Datsun owners returned to Williams Oct. 7 for the seventh annual Datsun Car Show.

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After surviving Hurricane Irma, Parks couple grateful to be home

The once-idyllic vista from Corey Tunnell and Paul Ferry’s home on St. John, an island in the U.S. Virgin Islands, is now a view of the crushing power of Hurricane Irma.

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Arizona Military Vehicle Convoy rolls through Williams

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Arizona Military Convoy featuring military vehicles from WWI through today made a stop in Williams Oct. 6-9.

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Dia de los Muertos comes to life in Williams

The Gallery in Williams is honoring Dia de los Muertos throughout October with special displays by regular artist members and a live painting demo at the Second Saturday Artwalk Oct. 14.

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ARTober Festival bringing food, music and art to Williams Oct. 13-15

Visitors enjoying Howly Owly Growly at Bearizona and the Pumpkin Train at the Grand Canyon Railway can now add another venue to their itinerary — Magic Bird Festival’s ARTober Fest Oct. 13-15.

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Youth crews spend summer supporting public lands and creating community

Kaibab National Forest (KNF) hosted two youth crews this summer for its Youth Conservation Corp program - one from Williams and another from Fredonia.

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Williams High School welcomes new science teacher

Williams Unified School District has welcomed new teacher Gurjeet Kaur to the staff at the high school.

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Bearizona gearing up for Howly Growly Owly Festival

Bearizona is hosting its annual Howly Growly Owly Festival through the month of October.

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Planes in the Pines Fly-in perseveres in spite of rainy weather

Despite rainy conditions event-goers attended the second annual Planes in the Pines Fly-In at H.A. Clark Memorial airport in Williams Sept. 9.

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Yellow House garden party delights

The second annual Yellow House Garden Party and Home Tour Sept. 2 featured local arts and crafts booths, homemade wares, artisans, a lemonade stand and homemade cinnamon rolls and coffee for sale.

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“The Amazing Kolb Brothers of Grand Canyon” book celebrates adventuring photographers

Ellsworth Kolb arrived at Grand Canyon in 1901 with younger brother Emery Kolb soon following.

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Featured artist: Cindy Sprague revives ancient Japanese jewelry weaving technique

Interest in the traditional Japanese braids handicraft called kumihimo, a specially braided cord, has grown in the United States, especially with the popularity of anime and Japanese film.

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Pioneer Museum reveals regional Hispanic history

As communities get set to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month beginning Sept. 15, residents of Williams and Flagstaff don’t have to travel far to learn about the contributions Hispanics have made to northern Arizona.

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Northern Arizona astronomy: preliminary results of our solar eclipse trip

My wife, Anne, and I travelled north to observe the recent solar eclipse, a trip we had planned for over two years. This was her first total (eclipse), having seen only the annular in 2012. It was my fourth total, plus three past annular eclipses.

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