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1 killed, 1 injured in Payson plane crash

PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Mesa man was killed but two others survived when their plane crashed Jan. 24 in mountains in east-central Arizona, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Arizona’s biggest utility vows all clean power by 2050

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest electric utility said Jan. 22 that it plans to switch to 100 percent carbon-neutral power generation by 2050, a sharp turnaround from a company that spent tens of millions of dollars two years ago to fight a ballot measure requiring it to use renewable sources.

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Trump rollback could leave waterways vulnerable to pollution

The policy change, signed by heads of the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, narrows the types of waterways that qualify for federal protection under the half-century-old Clean Water Act.

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Rowdy: Week of Jan. 29

Rowdy: Week of Jan. 29

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15 ways to avoid a fire in your home

Winter is still bringing cold temperatures in the upper elevations of the state. At this time of year people have the heat turned on and many use space heaters and other sources to keep their homes warm.

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From the desk of the librarian: Week of Jan. 29

From the desk of the librarian: Week of Jan. 29

Reader Poll:

Which fall event are you looking forward to the most?

  • Howly Owly Growly at Bearizona 0%
  • Grand Canyon Railway's Pumpkin Train 0%
  • Halloween trick-or-treating 0%
  • Williams Elementary-Middle School Fall Festival 0%
  • Strolling downtown Williams 100%

1 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Which fall event are you looking forward to the most?

  • Howly Owly Growly at Bearizona 0%
  • Grand Canyon Railway's Pumpkin Train 0%
  • Halloween trick-or-treating 0%
  • Williams Elementary-Middle School Fall Festival 0%
  • Strolling downtown Williams 100%

1 total votes

See past polls

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Wyatt Kraft of Williams, Arizona competed in the 12-13 year-old bull riding event at the Jr. National Finals Rodeo (Jr. World Rodeo) in December 2018. He plans to try again this year in saddle bronc riding and bareback riding events. (Loretta Yerian/WGCN)