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Williams police officer awarded Golden Heart Award

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — As a patrol officer working the graveyard shift, Williams Police Officer Jason Nicolls responds to many calls that daytime officers may not see as often in a small town, these include domestic and assault cases.

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Railroad Museum continues collection for future opening

The newest acquisition for the Arizona State Railroad Museum (ASRM) arrived in Williams recently, completing a journey that began in 1952.

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Community rallies to help veteran with animal rescue

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On a dusty back road in the heart of Ash Fork is a small ranch with several dogs, horses, cats and a lone pig. Here is where Vietnam Veteran Larry Westbrook chose to retire and follow his dream of a quiet life surrounded by animals.

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Prescott Corvette Club visits Williams

Around 21 Corvettes from the Prescott Vette Sette Corvette Club arrived in Williams Oct. 24.

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Final arch goes up on west side of Williams

Each entrance to Williams now has an arch to welcome visitors after the third and final arch of the Williams Gateway series was erected Oct. 19.

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What happens to the forest after a wildfire?

A special team of soil scientists assess the Kaibab's ability to recover following wildfires

According to Kaibab National Forest spokeswoman Jackie Banks, only a very small percentage of fires on the Kaibab are actively suppressed. In 2017, for example, out of the roughly 13,000 acres that burned, only about 300 were managed with an objective to suppress the flames – that’s just over 2 percent. The rest, Banks said, were allowed to burn in order to benefit the forest ecosystem.

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Motivation: Williams students find incentive to study harder

Maya Caldwell and Principal Carissa Morrison helped Williams Elementary-Middle School students celebrate positive behavior Oct. 17.

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Speeders take to the rails enroute to Grand Canyon

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Twenty-five privately owned railroad motorcars, known as Speeders, chugged out of the Williams Train Depot Oct. 15 on their way to the Grand Canyon.

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Arizona leaders adopt new history, science standards

The Arizona State Board of Education has voted to adopt new history and social science standards.

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Storytime's a hit at Williams Public Library

The Williams Public LIbrary hosts a storytime every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for toddlers and preschoolers.

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Homeschoolers receive discount to visit Bearizona Nov. 1

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Bearizona Wildlife Park is offering discounted admission for its annual Homeschool Day Nov. 1 to homeschooled children and one accompanying adult.

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Kerrell and Loynd display exotic wood art at The Gallery

Richard Kerrell and Sarah Loynd met at a woodworking class in 2005. Since then they’ve created custom wooden furniture, decorative pieces, functional art and jewelry.

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Williams celebrates Community Safety Day

Williams Fire Department invited the community to participate in Community Safety Day at the Williams Fire Department Oct. 13.

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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.