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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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Cool Country Cruise-in returns Aug. 10-12

Burger burn, hula hoop contest, live music and more at 22nd annual car show

Music, burgers and cool classic cars. The 2018 Cool Country Cruise-in, an annual tradition in Williams, will return to the community Aug. 10-12.

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West Virginia elk had fewer calves than expected

According to Randy Kelley, elk project leader for the state Division of Natural Resources, 10 to 15 calves appear to have been born between late May and mid-June. Kelley said the exact number is not yet known.

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Building character by canoe: Ash Fork students hit the river

Clad in shorts, ball caps and t-shirts, eighth graders from Ash Fork School jumped feet first into a canoe adventure on the Colorado River this summer.

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Camp Civitan in Williams celebrates 50 years

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Summer camp is an important time in the development of every individual. It’s a time of growth and meeting new people and most importantly — good old fashioned fun.

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Adult English classes offered at WEMS

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Unified School District is sponsoring an English class for parents of Williams Unified School District (WUSD) students.

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Paredes receives Heart in Hand award for dedication to Williams' senior citizens

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Ten community advocates from across the state received the 2018 Heart in Hand Award from the Arizona Community Action Association (ACAA) July 19-20 in Scottsdale, including Dolores Paredes.

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Williams youth shine at annual Summer Rec talent show

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Local band ‘What Separates Us’ performed prior to the annual Summer Rec Talent Show July 19 in Williams.

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AZGFD accepting entries for wildlife calendar photo contest

Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of Arizona’s wildlife?

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Dog days: Flagstaff Kennel Club hosts show at Cureton Park

Competitors gathered at Cureton Park July 21-22 for the 25th annual Flagstaff Kennel Club Dog Show sponsored by the American Kennel Club. Admission was free with more than 1,000 registered dogs participating from all over the United States.

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Babbitt Ranches holds annual colt sale north of Flagstaff

The 2018 Babbitt Ranch Colt Sale was held at the Spiderweb Camp on the Babbitt Ranch July 14.

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What's happening to the aspens?

It was another dry day in northern Arizona, and at 6,500 feet, on the Spring Valley Road in Kaibab National Forest, the aspen trees should be quaking in the slight breeze and throwing a shadow over the ground. But this stand is different, gray bare trunks shoot high into the sky where just a thin canopy of leaves flitter about.

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Summer relief: seasonal monsoons roll into northern Arizona

Early last week storm clouds rolled over Bill Williams Mountain bringing welcome moisture to the area.

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I-40 elk calf recovers at Bearizona

An elk calf, appropriately named Lucky, was rescued by Bearizona after her pregnant mother was hit by a vehicle on I-40 June 10.

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The Gallery features artist Donna Eastman Liddle

WILLIAMS, Ariz. —Watercolor artist Donna Eastman Liddle, the featured artist at The Gallery in Williams, currently has 24 pieces of watercolor art on display.

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Northern Arizona Astronomy: Twinkle, twinkle, little star

So, why do stars twinkle? In actuality, they do not.

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Grand Ol' Opry entertains and raises money for Habitat for Humanity

Actors and musicians entered the crowd at the annual Habitat for Humanity Grand Ol' Opry June 30.

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Torrez family to be honored for community ministry

To many, he’s the compassionate man who listened to their stories and offered words of wisdom as he cut their hair; to others, he’s the one who spent every weekend sharing his love of the Lord with prison inmates.

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Do high temperatures affect reproduction in Arizona pinyon pines?

Long life cycle results in slow recovery from die-offs due to drought or wildfire

Pinyon pines are an indispensable part of the American Southwest. Many Native American tribes relied upon the sustenance provided by their pine nuts — a harvest crop that remains economically important today. Woodland creatures depend upon the trees for shelter and as a food source.

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Bikers cross U.S. raising money for affordable housing

Fuller Center for Housing raising $400,000 for housing worldwide

Approximately one billion people worldwide live in poverty housing and that’s one billion too many for the Fuller Center for Housing, a global organization which builds homes in underdeveloped areas domestically and abroad.

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Pac-man and beer: Brewcade opens in Williams

Video arcade game lovers and craft beer enthusiasts can now unite at the recently opened Brewcade in Williams.

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New otter exhibit opens at Bearizona

Six adult otters and three babies to inhabit enclosure

Six North American River otters have been enjoying a ‘wotter slide’ at their new enclosure at Bearizona Wildlife Park in Williams.