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Obamacare shopping is trickier than ever — here’s a cheat sheet

Health care is complicated. Shopping for an individual health plan just got even more so, with President Donald Trump’s decision last month to block $7 billion in Affordable Care Act subsidies.

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Habitat for Humanity wall raising scheduled for Dec. 9

Williams Area Habitat for Humanity will have a wall raising ceremony at the home built for Michael and Morgan Richards Dec. 9 at 8:30 a.m.

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Kerry-Lynn Moede and other musicians lead St. John’s third Advent concert

St. John’s Episcopal-Lutheran Church invites everyone to its third free Advent Concert Dec. 10 at 4 p.m.

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Orphaned mountain lion cub transferred to wildlife rehabilitator

This is the mountain lion cub that was found a few weeks ago in Cornville. Now approximately eight-weeks-old, she is under the care of Arizona Game and Fish Department.

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Williams hillside Christmas tree and star get makeover in time for the holidays

Every year the community of Williams comes together in grand fashion to host a Christmas season that no one can forget. Thousands of lights are strung, the Polar Express takes off and people eagerly anticipate the coming of the holiday parade.

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Choir and local musicians headline St. John’s second Advent concert

St. John’s Episcopal-Lutheran Church invites everyone to its second free Advent Concert Dec. 3 at 4 p.m.

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Williams Kiwanis club begins new season, selects member of the year

“Kiwanis Club is all about the kids,” said member Rodger Ely.

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Carol Glassburn receives lifetime achievement award from governor

On Nov. 2, longtime Williams resident Carol Glassburn was honored by Gov. Doug Ducey with a lifetime achievement award for having exemplified the ideals of service for more than 25 years.

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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.