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AZGFD Commission meeting to be in Williams Aug. 6

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has a full agenda for its Aug. 6 meeting, which will be held at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel in Williams.

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Maine Consolidated School District welcomes new superintendent

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In just his first few weeks on the job, Maine Consolidated School District Superintendent Justin Roberson has seen a strong sense of community in Parks.

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Williams 911: July 25-Aug. 2

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) — • Officers responded to fight at Franklin and Grand Canyon Blvd, subjects fled in vehicle before officers arrived

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US plans 50% more wild horse roundups amid Western drought

RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. land managers have begun efforts to capture about 50% more wild horses than originally planned this year because of severe drought across the U.S. West — about 6,000 additional animals primarily in Nevada, Oregon and Colorado.

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Phoenix Zoo asks public to name black-footed ferret litter

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Kentucky woman who was caught in a flash flood in a canyon near the Arizona-Utah border.

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Mark Kelly among senators supporting local journalism sustainability

Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly is among three senators who introduced the Local Journalism Sustainability Act of 2021 July 22, a bill that would help local newspapers reach viability through tax credits.

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Elephant Rocks Women’s Golf Club hosts partner invitational

The Elephant Rocks Women’s Golf club recently held its annual partner invitational, Golf on the Rocks.

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AIA announces COVID-19 guidelines for athletics

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Fully vaccinated school athletes and coaches who come into contact with someone having COVID-19 will not need to quarantine and can continue to fully participate in their high school sport, the Arizona Interscholastic Association said July 27.

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Ash Fork school suspends classes because of COVID-19 cases

ASH FORK, Ariz. — After an outbreak of COVID-19 cases its first week of classes, Ash Fork Unified School District (AFUSD) decided to close its doors for one-week.

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Letter: Heritage School returns to classes Aug. 3

We are so happy to see all of our returning students and can’t wait to get to know our new students and families.

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Northern Arizona astronomy: Meteor showers and the Perseids

Barring cloudy weather, this year's Perseid meteor shower (2021) promises to be quite spectacular.

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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