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High winds Sunday, first taste of snow Monday morning for Williams

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - If forecasters are correct, Williams could see its first snow of the season Monday morning.

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Donald Trump Jr. holds Native American rally in Williams

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - As the 2020 general election nears and early voting begins, candidates are making one last attempt to garner as many votes as possible — including the Native vote.

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Children sustain minor injuries, driver arrested after Williams school bus leaves roadway

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Several children received minor injuries and a bus driver has been arrested after a Williams Unified School District school bus went off the roadway the morning of Oct. 19.

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Joshua Collet withdraws from Tusayan council race, endorses opponent

Tusayan resident Joshua Collet has withdrawn as a candidate for Tusayan town council and is endorsing his opponent, Greg Brush.

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Grand Canyon Junction? Group seeks input for Valle name change

The coalition is seeking support from the town of Tusayan, as well as the neighboring town of Williams and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors as part of a plan to submit the request to the United States Board of Geographic Names.

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Grand Canyon Library reopens to the public, hopes to upgrade Wifi options

Starting Oct. 12, community members have been able to go inside the library to use the computers and browse the collection.

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Letter: I am no longer a candidate for Tusayan council

My name is Joshua Collet and I am no longer a candidate for town council.

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Letter: Please vote for Tusayan Fire Board of Directors

Remember, vote for John Vail and Andrew Aldaz for the TFD Board of Directors.

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Letter: Prop 208 needs your vote

Please vote yes on Proposition 208.

Reader Poll:

When do you think life as we know it will get back to normal?

  • As soon as the stay-at-home orders are lifted. 15%
  • What do you mean 'back to normal'? Life will never be the same. 38%
  • It already is. This hasn't changed anything for me. 23%
  • It will be a gradual process and maybe take a few months to a year. 23%
  • I like this new normal. 0%

13 total votes

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Grand Canyon hiking: Rim to Rim to Rim at 86

Six days, six people, and lot of determination was what 86-year-old Dale Sanders needed in his efforts to pursue the Guinness World Book of Records for the oldest person to hike rim to rim to rim at the Grand Canyon.

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Ribbons for domestic violence

Residents and visitors may see purple ribbons around Tusayan, Grand Canyon and other northern Arizona communities as business owners attempt to bring awareness to this issue.

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Fire Prevention Week: Check those smoke, CO alarms now

PHOENIX, Ariz. — National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-10, and the Northern Arizona Chapter of the Red Cross urges Arizona residents to test their smoke and CO alarms and practice their escape plan as home fires continue during COVID-19.

Reader Poll:

When do you think life as we know it will get back to normal?

  • As soon as the stay-at-home orders are lifted. 15%
  • What do you mean 'back to normal'? Life will never be the same. 38%
  • It already is. This hasn't changed anything for me. 23%
  • It will be a gradual process and maybe take a few months to a year. 23%
  • I like this new normal. 0%

13 total votes

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Obituary: Wilma Catherine "Cathy" Mayes Carl

Cathy passed away peacefully in her sleep, October 10, 2020 at the age of 82, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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Obituary: George Lee Johnson

Long time Williams resident, George Lee Johnson, 90, passed away peacefully in Surprise, Arizona, October 13, 2020 with his family by his side.

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Obituary: Lorenzo Rodriguez

Lorenzo Rodriguez, 70, was born on January 14, 1950 in Williams, Arizona and passed away on October 12, 2020 in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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Victim Witness Services for Coconino County is raising awareness for Domestic Violence through a Campaign for Healthy Relationships throughout Coconino County. Here, Bethany Larsen shares about victim witness services offered at Grand Canyon National Park.