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Williams Justice and Municipal Court hosts mock court

Homeschool students from Flagstaff and Las Vegas participated in a mock trial at the Williams Justice Court April 18

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Student artists at work in Williams

Williams Elementary-Middle School students participated in the Identity through Art project sponsored by Williams Alliance for the Arts April 14.

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Retired Marine walks across U.S. raising awareness for wounded combat veterans

Gunnery Sgt. Roy Wesley Brady Jr. (Retired, U.S. Marine Corps), is making his second walk across the United States to raise awareness of combat and mentally wounded veterans.

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Girl Scout cookie sales bring in $14,542 to finance troop activities

It’s more than a fundraiser, it’s a business, the business of selling cookies and Williams Girl Scout Troop 2616 are savvy business women. This year the troop sold a total of $14,542 in Girl Scout cookies.

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Williams' resident prepares to take oath of allegiance to obtain U.S. citizenship

Lennox Mills recounts his journey to becoming a U.S. citizen

It has been almost a decade since Lennox Mills arrived in the United States on a work visa. Later this year, he will take the oath of allegiance to become a U.S. citizen. He said the journey has been long and filled with hard work, culture shock and many experiences, but the end result is a blessing.

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Historic Yellow House making a difference to promote wildlife habitat

National Wildlife Federation certifies new wildlife habitat at Historic Yellow House

The National Wildlife Federation is pleased to announce that the Historic Yellow House has successfully created a Certified Wildlife Habitat through its Garden for Wildlife program.

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White pelicans grace Kaibab Lake

White pelicans descended on Kaibab Lake April 13.

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Bountiful Baskets returns to Williams

After about a two-year hiatus, Bountiful Baskets is set to return to Williams.

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Museum of Northern Arizona showcases new exhibit

Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau exhibit opens April 15 at Museum of Northern Arizona; Native community invited to exclusive, free preview April 14

The Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) will unveil an expanded and revitalized gallery called Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau with an exclusive preview for Native people April 14.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters builds friendships at WEMS

More than the snacks, more than the activities, hanging out with his “Big” is his favorite thing to do every Thursday, said “Little” Josh Van Winkle. Van Winkle is one of several children at Williams Elementary-Middle School who participate in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program after school.

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Full STEAM ahead for Williams Elementary students

Students from Williams Elementary-Middle School and their families enjoyed an evening of STEAM March 28.

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Easter in the high country

Family and friends watch as children participate in the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Cureton Park March 31 in Williams.

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Bald eagle rescued, released near Grand Canyon

A bald eagle is flying high after being rescued near Grand Canyon in January.

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Williams aviation history part IV: Nearly 3,000 attend opening of Webber Field in 1925

“In five years from today you will be able to buy a ticket in New York, eat your breakfast there, cross the continent and eat your dinner in the evening in San Francisco,” said Walter Lindblom, the toastmaster at the celebration of the opening of Webber Field in Williams in 1925.

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Author Roger Naylor to talk about the Mother Road in Ash Fork April 14

Author and travel writer Roger Naylor will discuss one of his favorite topics, Route 66, at the Ash Fork Museum April 14 at 11 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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STEM Night returns to Williams March 28

School seeks businesses and organizations to participate in event

Williams Elementary-Middle School is hosting its second annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Night March 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival April 26-29

The Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival celebrates 18 years of Birding in the Verde Valley, April 26-29, at Dead Horse Ranch State Park.

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House gives endorsement for official state dinosaur

A 27-foot-tall dinosaur could soon have something in common with the cactus wren, the palo verde and even the Colt single action revolver: becoming part of "official'' Arizona.

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Williams Elementary students perform with Flagstaff Symphony

Williams Elementary-Middle School students watched the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra perform March 8 at Northern Arizona University.

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Williams Young Life steak dinner and auction returning to Lost Canyon

Williams Young Life is selling tickets and accepting donations for the 13th annual Steak Dinner and Auction to be held at Lost Canyon March 25.

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Camp Civitan awarded $80,000 grant for multi-use sports court

Thunderbirds Charities has awarded Civitan Foundation, Inc. $80,000 to renovate the sports and recreation field at Camp Civitan in Williams, Arizona.

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Northern Arizona astronomy: meteoroids, meteors and meteorites

So, what is the difference between meteoroids, meteors and meteorites?

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Can a child be a victim of identity theft?

Every day people open their mailboxes and sift through the junk mail, discarding credit card offers and invitations to join certain organizations. Occasionally some of that mail is directed toward their children.

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Superior Propane's Lindie Rodgers named Flagstaff Chamber Champion of the Year

Lindie Rodgers was born into the propane business — it’s a family tradition.

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Love of Reading week a hit at Heritage Elementary School

Members of law enforcement, the U.S. Forest Service, Williams News and the Williams Justice Court, among others, read to classes to help encourage and foster a love of reading for students.

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