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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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Part 1 of 2: Navajo Ordnance Depot integral part of World War II Pacific campaign

Fields of yellow calliopsis flowers, wide swaths of ponderosa pines, the majestic San Francisco Peaks. There is so much to see on I-40 between Williams and Flagstaff, so it’s not surprising if the communities of Bellemont and Camp Navajo slip by unnoticed.

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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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Four days of fun at Coconino County Fair

Experience four days of fun at the annual Coconino County Fair over Labor Day weekend.

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Old Trails: Celebrating 60 years of lumber, hardware and more

Old Trail’s 60th anniversary celebration begins at 10 a.m. Aug. 26 with music, food and activities.

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Master woodworker Butch Corrington gives mesquite and walnut new life

Butch Corrington has always known lumber. As the manager of several lumber yards for over thirty years, Corrington was exposed to all kinds of wood and developed an appreciation for the variations in each type.

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Little Italy Ristorante features authentic cuisine

From the outside, Little Italy Ristorante looks like just another restaurant, but step through the doors and you are immediately transported to a quaint corner restaurant in Italy.

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Kaibab National Forest maps trails as part of topographical initiative

The Kaibab National Forest has taken on a major trail mapping project as part of a larger Forest Service topographical initiative aimed at producing new and more accurate maps for employee and public use.

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Tracing their footsteps: the Bunion Derby of 1928

Hopi runner Nicholas Quamawahu a favorite in 1928 Bunion Run from L.A. to N.Y.C.

A buzz of excitement permeated the community, as the residents of Williams eagerly awaited the arrival of dozens of men running from Seligman to Williams on day 13 of the 1928 Transcontinental Footrace.

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Williams Mountaineers 4-H group donates to Williams vet clinic

Williams Mountaineers 4-H group donated a sewing project to the Williams Veterinary Clinic July 24.

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Tom Williams demonstrates copper art creations

Local artist Tom Williams gave a copper rose workshop July 23 for Williams Alliance for the Arts.

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Maestro on mainstreet: Grammy nominee Aaron White entertains in Williams

Musician Aaron White is a regular fixture on the patio at Cruisers restaurant on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Ash Fork student welders create rustic table and chairs

Students in a welding class at Ash Fork High School complete a welding project.

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Training day: Williams Fire douses cars during training

Williams Fire Department held a training to work on techniques for putting out car fires.

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Grand Canyon Railway hosts Al Roker and students

Al Roker of the Today Show brought three New York City students to the Grand Canyon via Grand Canyon Railway’s steam train.

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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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