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Featured artist: Mary Minnich creates with oils and acrylics

Landscape and portrait paintings line the walls at Our Mountain Home Gallery, where owner Mary Minnich says wall space is a premium.

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Enchiladas, carne asada and more at Pacos Tacos

After having success at its first location in Page, Arizona, Pacos Tacos has opened a second location in Williams.

Escape room challenge opens in Flagstaff

Visitors and Residents of Arizona now have an exciting new adventure to visit in Flagstaff called Flagstaff Escape Rooms.

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Through the Sage offers a lesson in fashion

There’s a flair of eccentricity and good vibes as soon as one walks through the doors of Through the Sage, one of Williams’ newest downtown shops.

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Nation of Patriots rolls through Williams

Flag riders with the Nation of Patriots arrived in Williams July 13 for the national passing of the flag event.

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Kindercamp preps next generation of students

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - During Kindercamp students learned about where produce comes from, met with firefighters and enjoyed a day at Bearizona, among other activities and lessons.

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Northern Arizona astronomy: Johannes and Elisabetha Hevelius

Johannes Hevelius made observations of sunspots, devoted four years to charting the lunar surface, discovered the moon's libration in longitude, and published his results in Selenographia.

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Williams celebrates Fourth of July

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Residents and visitors joined together to celebrate Independence Day, July 4.

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Pets strut their stuff at annual Pets on Parade

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams Recreation Center saw a variety of pets including dogs, goats, turkey, snails and snakes on display at the annual Pets on Parade June 22.

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Wheels to freedom: Williams couple donates motorized wheelchair

Dick Boline does not live in Williams, but his regular visits to the town to see his daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Joe Osborne, have made him feel loved by the community.

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Grand Canyon Brewery expands brewing operation, hopeful for distillery to follow

New brew house, vacation rental, giant refrigerated warehouse and a distillery on tap soon at Grand Canyon Brewery

Grand Canyon Brewing Company (GCB) currently produces 10,000 barrels of beer a year. By 2020 they plan to quadruple that number to 40,000 barrels annually.

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Williams Fire Department receives grant for flashlights

Members of the Williams Fire Department received new firefighting lights through a recent grant.

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Community fund announces grant recipients

The Greater Williams Community Fund (GWCF) put on its annual grant presentation and donor recognition reception June 21 at the Williams Visitors Center and awarded $9,575 to area service organizations.

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St. Joseph Parish bids Father Kilian McCaffrey farewell

St. Joseph Parish in Williams is getting ready to say goodbye to its pastor, Father Kilian McCaffrey with a sendoff at Wild West Junction June 30 at 6:30 p.m.

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Grand Ole Opry returns to Williams July 1

Williams Area Habitat for Humanity is holding its annual Grand Opry Night July 1.

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Story time: Williams Library hosts summer reading program

The Williams Public Library is hosting a Summer Reading program every Wednesday at 10 a.m.

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American Legion celebrates Flag Day with June 14 ceremony

To show patriotism and honor the American flag, a Flag Day ceremony was held at American Legion Cordova Post 13 June 14.

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Community prayer meeting July 4 at Babbitt-Polson Stage

A community prayer meeting will be held July 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Babbitt-Polson Stage.

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Williams Aquatic Center offering swim lessons through July

WILLIAMS, Ariz. —Swim lessons at the Williams Aquatic Center are now available through July for children ages three to 12-years-old.

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First Baptist Church hosts Galactic Starveyors at VBS

First Baptist Church hosted 81 local kids and 36 volunteers for this year’s Galactic Starveyor Vacation Bible School June 5-9.

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Bearizona debuts bears, otters and bighorn sheep lambs for summer

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The wildlife park has added several new animals and are continually adding more as the park expands exhibits to accommodate these additions.

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Civilian Conservation Corps helps shape Williams’ economy

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In May of 1933, the first CCC companies arrived in Arizona at Safford and Globe. By the fall of 1933, 23 companies were at work throughout Arizona including a company in Bellemont.

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Williams Flag Project gives away 126 flags

Williams Fire Department volunteers have installed 126 flags and have six left at this time as part of the Williams Flag Project.

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Field day: Community members gather for work day at Little League ball fields

Williams Little League board members and coaches, city employees from all divisions and a Coconino County inmate work crew came together to paint and repair facilities and fields at Cureton Park June 2.

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Rockin’ River Ranch: Arizona’s newest State Park

With his signature last week on the state of Arizona’s fiscal year 2017-2018 budget, Gov. Doug Ducey directed $4 million to help develop Camp Verde’s Rockin’ River Ranch as the next Arizona State Park.

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