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Designation of Route 66 as National Historic Trail questioned by council

WILLIAMS, Ariz. —As a bill to designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail moves to the Senate, supporters of the initiative are hitting the road in hopes of garnering support for its passage.

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Williams police assist DPS with stolen vehicle, search

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Police Department assisted Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers with a stolen vehicle pursuit on I-40 that ended in Williams July 27.

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Williams home rule to be decided by Aug. 28 vote

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — When residents cast ballots this election season, they will be asked to vote on something Williams city officials say is critical to maintain current services and programs.

Authorities ID driver killed in rollover near Flagstaff

Authorities have identified a New York state resident who died on Interstate 40 after he rolled the tractor-trailer he was driving.

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Sitgreaves fire at 40 acres

Thunderstorm outflows with shifting wind patterns are fanning flames and influencing growth on the Bald Fire located on Sitgreaves Mountain on the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest.

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Region in brief: August 1

Regional news and information

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Williams 911: week of August 1

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) — • Officers arrested a male for driving suspended on Franklin Avenue; • Officers conducted welfare check on 3rd Street;

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North Rim Obi Fire at 743 acres; new start Stina Fire on Kaibab National Forest

The Obi Fire, which started July 21, is approximately 743 acres. Growth of the fire perimeter has been primarily in the northern and southeastern portion of the fire perimeter.

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Obi Fire on Grand Canyon National Park North Rim Grows to 435 Acres

The Obi Fire, which started on July 21st, is approximately 435 acres.

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Kaibab Forest interpretive programs: Week of July 25

Kaibab Forest Campground interpretive programs:

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Community calendar: Week of July 25

Community calendar: Week of July 25

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Regional calendar: Week of July 25

Regional calendar: Week of July 25

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Prescott closes main Peavine Trailhead after storm damage

An old railroad bridge that has endured along the historic Peavine route for more than a century was no match for the intense rainstorm that moved through the area Wednesday, July 18.

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First responders can receive free cardiac screenings

First responders play a critical role in our communities. They keep us safe, help when we most need it, and provide life-saving services to us all.

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New lightning caused Bald Fire on Sitgreaves to be monitored

A new lightning caused wildfire has ignited on the Williams Ranger district on the south side of Sitgreaves Mountain. It is currently burning in steep terrain within the 2014 Sitgreaves wildfire burn scar.

Timberline Dental offers new low-income dental options

Low income residents of Coconino County now have more options for dental care.

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Sheriff's Office responds to multiple rescues during monsoons

Over the past week, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit (CCSAR) responded to multiple incidents in which people were caught unprepared by weather events in northern Arizona.

From flooding to extreme heat: Southwest swelters again

An excessive heat warning was issued for a broad swath of the Southwestern U.S. July 23 with temperatures expected to approach 120 degrees (almost 49 Celsius) this week in what forecasters say could prove to be the hottest days of the year.

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Food cart frenzy: Bill eases restrictions for mobile vendors

The new red, white and blue food cart isn’t hard to find at the east end of Route 66, not only because it’s bright, but also because of the tangy smell of roasted hot dogs emanating from within.

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Much needed road upgrades coming to 51 Road near Williams

A dirt road lying south of Interstate 40 will finally get some maintenance following an agreement between the U.S. Forest Service and the city of Williams.

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I-40 businesses take a hit during summer road construction

Businesses along the I-40 corridor from Parks to Williams have taken a financial hit this summer as road construction and ramp closures continue.

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Construction begins on new Williams health clinic

Following months of anticipation, construction has begun on the new health clinic in Williams.

Kaibab Forest to manage two lightning caused fires

Continuing monsoonal moisture has allowed fire officials on the Kaibab National Forest to consider two new lightning caused wildfires on the Tusayan Ranger District for the potential of benefiting forest health objectives and community protection.

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Coconino County declares state of emergency after monsoon flooding

Following extraordinary monsoons July 18, Coconino County has declared a state of emergency.

Habitat house dedication canceled

The house dedication for the family of Michael and Morgan Richards on Saturday, July 21, at 10 a.m. has been canceled.