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Forest Service reopens Kendrick Mountain

Kaibab and Coconino National Forests, in coordination with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, have lifted the area closure on and around Kendrick Mountain that was in place since the Boundary Fire in June.

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Department of Corrections trains bloodhounds in Williams

Around 100 officers, handlers and instructors descended on northern Arizona last week for annual dog handler training with Arizona’s Department of Corrections (DOC) K-9 units, tactical team and chase teams.

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Williams 911: week of September 20

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) - • Officers responded to suspicious activity on Route 66;

Pumpkin Train returns to GC Railway

It’s that time of year again when pumpkin lattes, pumpkin spice, and pumpkin pie are showing up everywhere.

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WHS patriotism questioned at governing board meeting

Concerned military veterans converged at the Williams Unified School District (WUSD) Governing Board meeting Sept. 13 over rumors of anti-American teaching at Williams High School (WHS).

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Buddhist retreat and temple coming to Williams

In June, the International Kadampa Retreat Center (IKRC) Grand Canyon, a Buddhist retreat and meditation center, opened its doors just east of Williams.

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Changes ahead for Williams water haulers

Many water haulers near Red Lake were surprised last week when they showed up at the neighborhood water station to find a sign that said “closed.”

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Williams Hospital District breaks ground on new health clinic

Williams Hospital District board members and its health care partners broke ground on a new health clinic in Williams Sept. 6.

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DACA: legal options for recipients

The Sept. 5 announcement of the phase-out of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program left recipients with many questions regarding what their legal options are and what steps they now may need to follow.

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Williams area 4-H groups rack-up awards at Coconino County Fair

Labor Day weekend is a time for relaxation, travel and visits with family and friends for many people, but for most northern Arizona 4-H groups, it marks the climax of the livestock season when they will show their animals at the Coconino County Fair.

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Williams Rotary Club sets date, collects donations for annual Western Auction

Williams Rotary Club’s largest fundraising event of the year returns Oct. 28.

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Six men arrested in Mesa on burglary, aggravated assault, armed robbery

MESA, Ariz. — On Aug. 30, six men were arrested by Mesa Police Department for burglary, among other charges. Two of the men were from Williams, Cody Tobler, 19 and Kenne Hoag, 19.

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Logging trucks to begin hauling along Forest Service Road 141 near Parks

Tree removal has begun on a 1,039-acre project on the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest associated with the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI).

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Game and Fish Commission to hold public meeting Sept. 8 and 9 in Williams

PHOENIX — The next meeting of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will be at 8 a.m. tonight at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, 235 N. Grand Canyon Boulevard in Williams.

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Details emerge in Red Lake double murder

Derrick Barnett, accused of a double murder May 2 in Red Lake, came to Williams because he was hiding from Colorado law enforcement officers, according to newly released Sheriff’s documents.

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Study: Senate bill could give 1.8 million DREAMers path to citizenship

They are called DREAMers, the young, undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children, and their dream of citizenship got renewed backing this summer from two prominent senators.

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Florida teens rescued after five days lost in Canyon

After spending five days at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, Reese McMichael and Rowan Fitch were rescued by park rangers who just happened to be crossing the area in a helicopter.

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Zinke: No national monuments to be eliminated, some could be modified

Tribes, ranchers and conservationists know that none of the national monuments ordered reviewed by President Donald Trump will be eliminated, but the changes in store for the sprawling land and sea areas remain a mystery after the administration kept a list of recommendations under wraps.

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Man vs. Machine bike race returns Sept. 30

Cyclists and a 1900s-era steam engine will compete for first place Sept. 30 in the annual Man vs. Machine bike race.

The 2017 early dove season opens Thursday

The 2017 early dove season opens Thursday around the state and hunters are reminded of a few rules and regulations that they must follow.

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Rural AZ Schools face challenges with STEM

Devin Etsitty, 17, remembers a time when he didn’t like science, technology, engineering or math.

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Camper catches fire on I-40

The Williams Fire Department responded to a camper completely engulfed in flames on I-40

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Department of Corrections conducting dog training Sept. 14

The Arizona Department of Corrections has announced they will host a dog handler training workshop in Williams Sept. 14.

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Williams 911: week of August 30

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) - • Officers assisted Lifeline on Lewis.

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Sheriff’s Office warns of false deportation letters

The Flagstaff Police Department is investigating a report of a suspicious letter sent to a resident in Flagstaff warning them of deportation if they are contacted by local law enforcement.

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