Wendy Howell

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Police investigate threat at Williams High School

Williams Police Department investigated a report March 29 of two students who were overheard making threats at Williams High School.

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Lady Vikes softball loses close 5-4 battle with Bagdad April 6

The 1A Central leading Lady Vikes faced a tough loss to the Bagdad Sultans April 6 in a game that saw extra innings.

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Williams' Durant and Kowalski finalists for Coconino teacher awards

Two Williams teachers have been selected as finalists for the Coconino County Teacher of the Year awards. Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) kindergarten teacher Louise Durant and Williams High School math teacher Catherine Kowalski were selected as finalists.

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Blue pinwheels give voice to children who have died from abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month and North Country HealthCare is going blue for kids. The clinic is part of the Pinwheels for Hope campaign to shed light on child abuse in Arizona.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters builds friendships at WEMS

More than the snacks, more than the activities, hanging out with his “Big” is his favorite thing to do every Thursday, said “Little” Josh Van Winkle. Van Winkle is one of several children at Williams Elementary-Middle School who participate in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program after school.

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Williams aviation history part V: The significance of H.A. Clark to Williams aviation

Despite the excitement when Webber Field was dedicated in Williams in 1925, the following years saw the deterioration of the airfield.

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H.A. Clark Memorial Field in Williams acquires FBO

The city of Williams has selected a new fixed-base operator to manage H.A. Clark Memorial Field. Northern Arizona Aviation, owned by Brad Olson and Chad Thomas, took over the management and services of the general aviation airport April 1.

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Lady Vikings softball 26-18, 16-2 against rival Mogollon

The Lady Vikings dominated rival Mogollon March 27, where they went 26-18 and 16-2 in a double header at home.

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School safety: Williams administrators prepare for the worst

Columbine, Sandy Hook, Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Fifty-six students and teachers died at these schools at the hands of mass shooters.

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Drought, fire forecast discussed at annual Natural Resource Council gathering

In February, the U.S. Drought Monitor expanded severe drought status into Mohave County and across Coconino and Yavapai counties. According to the National Weather Service, year-to-date precipitation amounts were running at least 25-50 percent below normal for much of the region.

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