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New Navajo Nation President sworn in, promises change, unity across Navajo Nation

Jonathan Nez, the newest and youngest Navajo Nation president, promised change and hope for his people during his inauguration Jan. 15 at Fort Defiance, Arizona.

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Grand Canyon Project shares family history through stories and song in Ash Fork

Swaying lightly before a small crowd in the Ash Fork Route 66 Museum, Meagan Gipson strums her guitar as photos, mostly black and white, scroll slowly on a screen behind her.

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Happy Birthday: Elenore Nord to celebrate 100th

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Elenor Nord, or Mickey to her friends, has a big reason to celebrate Jan. 20 — she turns 100 years old.

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Taking the high road: Williams youth returns money

In December, Williams Police Department thanked Ana Bertha B. Velazquez of Williams for being a model citizen and returning lost money to Williams Police Lieutenant Daryl Hixson.

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Grand Canyon rings in 2019 at Phantom Ranch with scorpion drop

For an entire year, a stuffed scorpion measuring about a foot in length sat on a shelf in the ranger station.

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Winter storm leaves snowy signature across the Grand Canyon

An early January snowstorm left several inches of snow in places that down’t typically see the white stuff.

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The family's secret is out: Harry Houdini's relatives live in northern Arizona

Harry Houdini’s great grand-nephew, a long-time resident of the Navajo Nation, has a new program on the Science Channel.

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Williams Young Life builds relationships

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — For nearly two decades, the Williams Young Life has been part of the Williams community.

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WEMS Student Council delivers goods to Food Pantry

Williams Elementary-Middle School students wrapped up a season of food collecting and delivered a truckload of canned goods to the Williams Food Pantry and More Dec. 18.

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Feeding the soul: Methodist Church group hosts soup luncheon

The Sisters in Spirit group of Williams Community United Methodist Church hosted their annual women’s soup lunch Dec. 20.

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NAU biology graduate right at home among wildlife at Bearizona

It all started with a teddy bear.

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U.S. Marine Corps delivers Christmas cheer, gifts and more to Havasupai Reservation

Anya Uqualla, a young Supai mother holds her 2-month-old infant in her arms as she sits on a bench in the village square watching three U.S. Marines and several volunteers make final arrangements for Santa Claus, who will be arriving by helicopter later that morning.

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Community spirit runs strong in Williams

On Dec. 9, the Williams Area Kiwanis Club once again sponsored the Community Holiday Dinner at the Williams Elementary-Middle School cafeteria.

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Carbon monoxide detectors available from Williams Fire Department

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Jan. 1, 2018 a family of four were found dead, including two young children, in a cabin in Parks. The possible cause of death was carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Miniature main street: Route 66 diorama now on display at Williams Visitor Center

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — For the past three years, visitors to Bearizona have been treated to Jim Garvey’s miniature version of the Grand Canyon Railway, including a model train and several buildings and lodges on the South Rim.

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Festus the mule packs in the Phantom Ranch employee Christmas tree

Employees at Phantom Ranch are in the holiday spirit after a Christmas tree was packed into the Canyon by Festus the mule Dec. 4.

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Business beat: TNT Tax Services returns to Williams

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Just look for the green doors on Grand Canyon Boulevard.

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Juniper Creek Outdoors brings trees to Williams

After noticing nobody in Williams was selling Christmas trees, Kevin Overfield decided to take action.

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Springfed to share bluegrass and folk at second Advent concert

Springfed serves up a gratifying spread of tunes from Appalachian ballads to cowboy songs to original compositions from their hundred years of combined musical experience.

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NAU policies on composting, single-use plastics catching on in Flagstaff

Universities in Arizona are stepping up how they handle food waste and single-use plastic.

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Larry Hannah headlines first Advent concert in Williams

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — St. John’s Episcopal-Lutheran Church invites every one of all ages in the Williams community, surrounding communities, along with visitors to northern Arizona, to enjoy the first, free public concert of the Advent season Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

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How Galileo and his telescope changed the world

When Galileo Galilei began studying the evening sky with his telescopes, astronomy took a huge leap forward.

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7 ways to help the Williams Food Pantry this Thanksgiving

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Roast turkey with gravy, sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, creamed onions, buttered rolls, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.

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Hunters help safeguard Arizona's deer and elk from chronic wasting disease

GREER, Ariz. — On a chilly fall morning in eastern Arizona, families taking part in a youth hunting camp awoke before dawn to hunt elk.

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You're in Viking country: Students and city collaborate on new welcome signs

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Visitors to Williams will have no doubt they are entering Viking country when they turn off the interstate.