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Jared Box Project gives a shot of happiness to sick children

When you have a sick child is there really anything better than seeing that child’s face light up with a smile?

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10 things to do at the Williams Public Library

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Many people still think a public library is just a place to go check-out books, but Williams Public Library not only has a large collection of books to choose from, but it has dozens of other resources for learning, research and entertainment available for free.

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Political rally held in Williams as elections draw near

Williams meet and greet with the candidates took place Sept. 29 at the Williams Senior Center.

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International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon hosts open house, plans for temple

The International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon hosted an open house Sept. 15 for Williams and other local communities.

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Business beat: Cajun food comes to Williams at Bayou By You

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After three years of business in Flagstaff, New Orleans natives Tricia and J.D. O’Reilly have moved their Cajun food expertise to Williams and opened Bayou By You on Route 66.

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Willliams teacher earns $2,000 grant for middle school

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Imagine a creative maker space where you can take tiny minds and set them loose and have them explore and create things around problem based learning.

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Williams' Judge Krombeen selected as 2018 Arizona Justice of the Peace

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Judge Rob Krombeen of Williams was nominated and selected as the Arizona Justice of the Peace of the Year.

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Finding your weekend retreat: White Horse Lake offers secluded getaway

White Horse Lake Campground is one of three campgrounds on the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest. While the approximately 19-mile drive from the Williams area, some of which is on gravel roads, may seem daunting for some, those who brave the trip are met with breathtaking sights and remarkable recreation opportunities.

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Love's raises money for Phoenix Children's Hospital

The Love's #34 NASCAR car and Speedco 1 from the Orange County Choppers visited Love's Travel Stop during a fundraiser for the Children's Miracle Network Sept. 13.

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Ash Fork students give back at blood drive

Ash Fork students participated in a blood drive at Ash Fork High School.

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A day at the fair: Coconino County Fair highlights

The Coconino County Fair took place Aug. 31-Sept. 3 at Fort Tuthill in Flagstaff. The fair featured entries from local 4-H clubs, vendors, food, entertainment and more.

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Signs going up for new curio shop on Route 66

Cruise'n Route 66 shop opened earlier this summer and is in the process of expanding to a second shop next door.

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Kaibab Forest participates in pronghorn fencing project

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Earlier this month, more than 60 volunteers joined forces with Forest Service and Arizona Game and Fish Department specialists to modify fences on Kaibab National Forest in order to promote healthy pronghorn populations.

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Safety in the halls: Student resource officer begins at WUSD

Students at Williams High School and Williams Elementary-Middle School will be seeing a familiar face roaming the halls and walking the school grounds this week as Officer Dwaine Simpson steps into a new position as the student resource officer for the school district.

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Northern Arizona Astronomy: The changing history of planets in our solar system

While I was growing up in the 1960’s, astronomy seemed to have most of the basic answers, especially concerning our solar system.

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Charles and Gladys Nixon celebrate 70 years of marriage

Charles and Gladys Nixon recently celebrated 70 years of marriage.

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Ash Fork raises funds for playground and canopy

A project to update the Ash Fork playground was made possible in 2017 through a $10,000 grant by Yavapai Community Foundation.

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New AED gives High Country Fire and Rescue advanced lifesaving resource

High Country Fire and Rescue in the Red Lake area of Williams has purchased a new automated external defibrillator.

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Reclaiming truths about Native Americans

Study finds limited personal experience and negative narratives cement Native stereotypes

When you think of Native Americans, what thoughts or images come to mind? A recent report by Reclaiming Native Truth sheds light on assumptions made about Native Americans, points out the negative challenges of that narrative and sheds light on ways forward “to achieve equity, inclusion and policy changes that will improve the lives of Native families and communities.”

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Out of the garden: Williams Gardeners Market offers farm-fresh produce

Williams Gardeners Market organizer Kali Kaliche welcomes the public to enjoy the Williams Gardeners Market.

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Williams wildflowers picturesque

Williams resident Diane T. Liggett captures a field of sunflowers and Rocky Mountain Beeplant in full bloom Aug. 19 in Williams.

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Cyclists raise scholarship money for Camp Civitan

Three riders traveling 1,000 miles hope to raise $50,000 for Civitan Foundation’s Camp Scholarship Fund to support children and adults with developmental disabilities attending Camp Civitan in Williams, Arizona.

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Williams honors Purple Heart recipients Aug. 7

On Aug. 7, Williams was proclaimed a Purple Heart City in recognition of the Purple Heart Medal recipients in the Williams community.

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Kaibab Forest recognized for sustaining wildlife waters

Earlier this month, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission recognized the Kaibab National Forest for partnering to sustain wildlife waters during recent drought conditions.

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Fire stations in critical condition; local departments seek volunteers

Lack of volunteers leaves Williams fire departments stretched to provide essential services

High Country Fire and Rescue and Williams Volunteer Fire Department are two of the more than 19,762 volunteer fire departments in the U.S. looking to fill their ranks with volunteers.

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