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Williams-Grand Canyon News delivery delayed due to inclement weather

Due to inclement weather, the delivery of Williams-Grand Canyon News will be delayed.

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Foot of snow possible for Williams this weekend

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A pair of winter storms is set to hit northern Arizona this weekend and into early next week, with a cumulative 8-12 inches expected for Williams, according to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff.

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Coconino National Forest closes forest roads as wet weather sets in

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - With the arrival of snow and wet weather, the Flagstaff Ranger District and Mogollon Rim Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest are beginning to close a number of forest roads for the safety of visitors and to protect forest roads during the winter season.

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Hill climb: Grand Canyon rangers recognized for law enforcement work

Grand Canyon rangers carry an injured person up the trail. Rangers were recognized by the National Park Service on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

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Pandemic interrupts longtime Isle Royale National Park wolf, moose study

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — One of the world’s longest-running wildlife field studies has fallen prey to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Washington Monument closes for inauguration

WASHINGTON — Security concerns surrounding President-elect Biden’s inauguration prompted the closure Jan. 15 of core areas of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to the public through January 21, at least. The U.S. Secret Service requested the closure, which took effect at 11 a.m. EST.

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Immigrants cheered by possible citizenship path under Biden

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Immigrants cheered President Joe Biden's plan to provide a path to U.S. citizenship for about 11 million people without legal status, mixing hope with guarded optimism Wednesday amid a seismic shift in how the American government views and treats them.

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Prescott-area COVID-19 vaccination venues to open this week

PRESCOTT, Ariz. - COVID-19 vaccines are on their way — in a big way. On Thursday and Friday, Jan. 21 and 22, the former Sears store at the Prescott Gateway Mall location off Highway 69 will be open between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for by-appointment only mass vaccinations for all educators and child care workers not affiliated with either Prescott or Humboldt unified school districts.

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Environmental groups sue Trump administration for delisting gray wolves

Several environmental groups have come together to try to restore endangered species protection for the gray wolf.

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AIA reinstates winter high school sports following feedback from coaches, public

After much backlash from the public and feedback from schools, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) reversed its decision to cancel winter high school sports. The season has been reinstated with modifications.

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AIA cancels winter athletics; emergency meeting scheduled for Jan. 12

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Although the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) Executive Board voted 5-4 Jan. 8 to cancel the high school winter sports season, the group is meeting again Jan. 12.

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AIA delays winter athletic season again

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Winter athletes will have an extra two weeks get into shape following the announcement by the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) to delay the start of the season to Jan. 18.

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Rowdy: Week of Jan. 20

Rowdy: Week of Jan. 20

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Community calendar: Week of Jan. 20

Community calendar: Week of Jan. 20

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Letter to the Editor: A generous community helps students and families find stability in a time of uncertainty

Letter to the Editor: A generous community helps students and families find stability in a time of uncertainty

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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COVID-19 has taken much from Jerrel Singer, but the Native artist looks toward the future with hope

It’s been a hard few months for Jerrel Singer — he lost his sister to COVID-19 at the end of October and then in short order his aunt and uncle. By the Christmas holiday, Singer had become sick and was hospitalized himself.

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Yavapai Health Services answers questions about COVID vaccine

As the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines continues many people still have questions about the available vaccines. Health officials at Yavapai County Community Health Services have provided the following answers to some of the most common questions they have received.

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Doctor shortage: New family medicine residency brings students to rural Arizona

Residents will travel across northern Arizona to provide care to a number of areas that include Winslow, Show Low, Williams, Tuba City, Polacca and Whiteriver, according to North Country HealthCare.

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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