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Williams 911: week of November 15

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) - • Officers arrested a man for violating court order and trespassing on Rodeo Road; • Officers removed a panhandler at Circle K;

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Holiday parade applications due Nov. 15

Williams Mountain Village Holiday kicked-off the 2017 season Nov. 11 with a holiday light display at Monument Park.

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Williams opens doors for Operation Christmas Child shoe box donations

The Williams community is joining tens of thousands of U.S. families to make an impact in the lives of children in need.

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Weather in Williams: La Niña winter on the way

Unseasonably warm temperatures have hovered over northern Arizona for the past two months with no end in sight, according to the National Weather Service, as high pressure dominates the weather system with no precipitation in the forecast.

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Williams school budget override passes

The Williams Unified School District budget override is headed toward approval according to the Nov. 7 election.

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Region in brief: week of Nov. 15

News and information from around the state and the southwest.

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Williams 911: week of November 8

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) - • Officers responded to suspicious person on Cataract Road;

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Briefs: Kaibab Forest begins Christmas tree sales

A quick look at what's happening around northern Arizona.

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House approves bill to speed logging to combat wildfires

Responding to deadly wildfires in California and the West, House Republicans on Nov. 1 passed a bill to allow faster approval for logging and other actions to reduce the risk of fire in national forests.

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20 things to love about winter in Williams

Williams has a multitude of events schedule for November and December.

Yavapai College ranked 10th in nation for online studies

College information and resource website OnlineColleges.com has ranked Yavapai College 10th among online community colleges across the U.S. for Best General Studies program.

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Entrance fee could increase to $70 at Grand Canyon

As it tries to come to terms with a deferred maintenance backlog of nearly $12 billion dollars, the National Park Service (NPS) is considering increases to fees at highly visited national parks, including Grand Canyon, during peak visitor seasons.

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Gorospe believed killed in Williams

The Flagstaff Police Department has filed a charging request asking Coconino County Attorney’s office to file charges against Charlie Malzahn for the murder of Glendale kindergarten teacher Cathryn Gorospe, 44.

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Logging trucks, I-40 accidents keep Williams responders hopping in October

Williams first responders had a busy October, responding to multiple fires, accidents and medical calls throughout the month.

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What’s on the Nov. 7 ballot: Williams school budget override

What’s on the Nov. 7 ballot: Williams school budget override

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Tackling Bill Williams: Dense forests and steep slopes make restoration a challenge

Mike Uebel and Josh Giles walk the Bill Williams Mountain Road south of Williams, observing the work of a hand thinning operation on a steep slope, dense with ponderosa pine, white fir and gambel oak, interspersed with steep rock outcroppings.

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Williams 911: week of November 1

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) - • Officers responded to late reported assault and criminal damage on Sherman Avenue;

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Coconino County Sheriff announces Bret Axlund as new Chief Deputy

On Oct. 25, Coconino County Sheriff Jim Driscoll announced Bret Axlund had been selected as Chief Deputy for Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).

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Forest Service hiring temporary field positions

The U.S. Forest Service will be accepting applications for temporary spring and summer jobs in Arizona and New Mexico Nov. 1 - 9.

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Prescribed fires continue on South Kaibab

Fire managers on the south zone of the Kaibab National Forest have completed several units of their 2017 fall and 2018 spring prescribed fire burning projects.

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One person dead in devastating house fire

Three escape from Garland Prairie home

A man died and three other family members escaped flames that swept through a Garland Prairie home in the early morning hours of Oct. 24.

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Williams 911: week of October 25

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) - • Officers responded to lose dog call on Fifth Street and Grant Avenue;

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Candlelight vigil held in Williams for slain teacher

Friends and employees of Grand Canyon Railway held a vigil Oct. 22 at the Babbitt-Polson Stage in Williams for Cathryn Gorospe.

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Pic Quic on Route 66 gets makeover, owner unsure what's next

Mike Cowan, owner of the Pic Quic store on the west side of Williams, said crews are currently working on the inside and outside of the store in order to make upgrades to the infrastructure.

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Forest Service seeks input for new operator permit at Elk Ridge Ski area

New owners, Arizona Snowbowl, to take over operations

Kaibab National Forest is seeking input and responding to any inquiries from the public for the issuance of a new permit to operate the Elk Ridge Ski Area near Williams.

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