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APS to repair damaged power pole evening of Sept. 16

APS has announced it will be replacing the damaged power pole on Ninth Street in Williams overnight Thursday, Sept. 16.

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Northern Arizona Healthcare to require COVID-19 vaccination for employees

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH), the parent company of Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center, announced Sept. 13 it will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all of its employees.

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Paving to begin on Garland Prairie Road and Route 66

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Residents and visitors to Williams will soon see new pavement on Route 66 and Garland Prairie as pipe-laying for the Dogtown Waterline project has been completed in these areas.

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Doctors warn against using Ivermectrin for COVID-19 prevention, treatment

Arizonans are poisoning themselves with medication meant for horses and cattle in their belief it will prevent or fight COVID-19.

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ADOT enters negotiations with Kiewit-Fann Joint Venture for I-17 improvements project

PHOENIX — Following a comprehensive procurement process, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has entered into negotiations with the apparent preferred developer to design, construct, operate and maintain improvements to Interstate 17 between Anthem Way and Sunset Point, according to a news release.

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Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze’s soft opening begins at Mortimer Farms

PRESCOTT - The Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze at Mortimer Farms, 12907 Highway 169 in Dewey-Humboldt, began its soft opening on Sept. 10, and it will run through Sunday, Sept. 19, and again from Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26, to promote the main event.

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Mountain Man Run returned to Williams over Labor Day weekend

The 11th annual Mountain Man Run hosted by the Williams Lions Club was held Sept. 6.

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Williams Vikings football cruises past Hayden, Bagdad

WILLIAMS — The Vikings football team had two big wins Sept. 3 and 10, as they faced the Hayden Lobos and Bagdad Sultans. On Sept. 3, the Vikings cruised past the Lobos on the road, 58-44.

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Lady Vikings volleyball snags title at Ash Fork tourney, crushes Bagdad

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After three early season losses, the Williams High School Lady Vikings volleyball team are on a roll, taking the wins in their last five games, and the title in the Ash Fork tournament Sept. 11-12.

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Letter: Labor Daze festival raises $6,622 for WFD

The festival, which brought vendors, food trucks, a mirage of bounce houses, fireworks and a beer festival to Williams was able to generate $6,622 for the all-volunteer Williams Fire Department.

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Letter: Operation Christmas Child gears up

Operation Christmas Child is in partnership with the Williams area organizations and churches.

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Letter: Williams Fire makes plans for future Labor Daze events

This year’s event was organized in roughly seven weeks by a handful of people and from where I stand, was a total success.

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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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: Ann Marek

Ann Marek, nee’ Naomi Whitted, passed away peacefully at home on the morning of September 2, 2021, just 10 days before her ninetieth birthday.

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Obituary: Amora Rita Vazquez

Amora Rita Vazquez was born August 21, 2021 in Flagstaff, Arizona and passed away on September 1, 2021.

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Obituary: James (Jim) Jensen

With great sadness we share that James (Jim) Jensen went to be with Jesus shortly before midnight on August 12, 2021.

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