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30-acre wildfire reported near Twin Arrows

Firefighters are suppressing a 30-acre wildfire east of Flagstaff. The fire is located north of Interstate 40 at milepost 218, near Twin Arrows Casino.

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Brush fires threaten homes in Prescott Valley

A Code Red evacuation message was sent out to residents in the Viewpoint and Poquito Valley neighborhoods Friday, May 11, as a wildland fire, driven by strong winds, ripped through the area.

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High winds forecast for Friday and Saturday

Wind and critical fire weather forecast for May 11 and 12.

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Critical fire weather conditions predicted Thursday, Friday

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The National Weather Service says much of northern Arizona will have "critical fire weather conditions" Thursday through Saturday due to a storm system approaching the state from the northwest.

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Volunteers needed for riparian restoration project at Clint Wells

Arizona Elk Society continues work on Long Valley Riparian Meadow Restoration Project

CLINTS WELL, Ariz. — The Arizona Elk Society (AES), in cooperation with Coconino National Forest and Arizona Game and Fish Department, is seeking 150 volunteers over the May 19-20 weekend to help finish one of the largest volunteer wildlife projects in Arizona – Long Valley Riparian Meadow – near Clints Well, just north of Payson, Arizona.

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Williams 911: week of May 16

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) — • Officers took in found property at Cuerton Park; • Officers assisted Lifeline on Taber;

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Nurse appreciation week: Williams graduate brings nursing skills home

When Crystal Gonzalez was a child she said she always had an answer when someone asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

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Run for the Wall returns to Williams May 16

The annual Run for the Wall motorcycle ride to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. will roll into Williams May 16.

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Kite Festival returns to Williams May 12

In a celebration of spring, kites of all shapes and sizes will take to the skies as part of the annual Spring Community Kite Festival May 12.

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DPS trooper injured in altercation on US 180

An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer is in the hospital after an incident with a pedestrian on Highway 180 northwest of Flagstaff May 7.

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Home rule back on Williams primary ballot

Although the primary election is not until Aug. 28, the city of Williams is reminding voters of the importance of choosing to allow city officials to set city spending limitations as opposed to having to abide by state determined limits.

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Kaibab Forest prepares for early fire season

Fire managers across Arizona have been predicting 2018 could be a high intensity fire season, and if April is any indicator, they are right on target.

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Volunteers get Williams clean and beautiful May 5

Volunteers took to the street for the first Carol Glassburn Clean and Beautiful Day in Williams.

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Arizona approves big teacher raises, could end 5-day strike

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers pulled an all-nighter Thursday to enact a budget that provides big raises for many of the state's striking teachers, potentially ending the five-day walkout that kept more than a million public school students out of the classroom.

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Parts of Arizona high country getting late taste of winter

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Parts of northern and eastern Arizona are getting a late taste of winter weather with snow and rain making for slick roadways Wednesday morning.

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Coconino's Tinder Fire caused by illegal campfire

Forest Service investigators were able to access the point of origin of the Tinder Fire and have found the cause to be an abandoned illegal campfire during Stage I Fire Restrictions.

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Stage 2 fire restrictions begin May 4 for Coconino, Kaibab and Prescott Forests

Due to increasing fire danger and for public safety, the entire Coconino and Prescott National Forests, as well as the South Kaibab portion of the Kaibab National Forest, will implement Stage II Fire Restrictions effective May 4 at 8 a.m.

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Red Lake water station opens under new owner

Residents were abruptly turned away when the station closed under a previous owner in August 2017, and users were diverted to Bearizona or to far reaching stations at Parks and Valle.

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Williams teachers walkout, join colleagues at statewide rallies

Approximately 15 Williams teachers joined a statewide walkout April 26 over pay and education funding.

Mayor and 3 council seats up for grabs

Three Williams City Council seats, along with the mayor's two year term, will be decided during the city's primary election to be held Aug. 28, 2018.

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Native American tribes partner with Kaibab Forest on Bill Williams project

Lyndon said forest products like timber, fuelwood, posts, poles and plants — things that can be obtained on the mountain, are in high demand by tribal members.

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Update: Missing Williams 4-year-old found safe

A game of hide-and-seek led to a 16-hour overnight adventure in the pinon-junipers north of Williams for a four-year-old girl Saturday night.

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Search underway for missing 4-year-old Williams girl (video)

Coconino County Sheriff's Office is searching for a four-year old who went missing in the Red Lake area of Williams April 28.

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Williams teachers walk-in today, still planning for walk-out Thursday

Williams teachers gathered Wednesday morning for another walk-in at the local schools.

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Coconino Forest begins Stage 1 fire restrictions April 27

In an effort to protect public health by reducing the number of preventable human-caused wildfires, Stage 1 campfire and smoking restrictions will be implemented across the entire Coconino National Forest starting Friday (April 27) at 8 a.m.