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American Legion honors Williams fallen law enforcement officers

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Police Chief Herman Nixon joined American Legion Cordova Post 13 at the Williams Cemetery April 13 to place police markers at the gravesites of fallen officers.

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Fair in Parks brings community together, raises funds for Ponderosa Fire Department

PARKS, Ariz. - Ponderosa Fire District participated in the 2021 Spring Fling Craft Fair and Expo April 10 at the Parks Feed and Mercantile.

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Forest thinning near old Route 66 alignment in Parks raises concern

PARKS, Ariz. — A Kaibab National Forest thinning project in Parks concerned local residents when logging truck traffic was recently seen utilizing a past alignment of Route 66.

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Rowdy: Week of April 7

Rowdy: Week of April 7

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Editorial: What’s my role in wildfire season?

You may ask why wildfire season is a big deal and what difference you could make in the big picture.

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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Honoring the past, participating in the future: Babbitt Ranches celebrates 135 years of ranching and conservation

The ranching empire began when two of the original five Arizona Babbitt brothers, traveling from their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, stepped off the train at the Flagstaff depot as they were exploring locations in the West to realize their dream of becoming cowboys.

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Signs of spring: Businesses begin to reopen in Williams as warmer temperatures return

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Erik Hacker of Chicago, Illinois enjoys an ice cream at Dairy Queen in Williams March 31.

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Business Beat: Hunger Square brings a taste of India to Williams

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Indian cuisine is one of the world’s most diverse foods, characterized for its unique and humble use of a variety of grains, fruit, vegetables, meats and spices of the region. Sweet, sour, spicy and hot are just a few adjectives that describe the flavors in dishes from India. Sudipto Ballav and Chaitali Bose are now bringing those robust flavors to Williams.

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: Janie Ann Acothley-Rhodes

Janie Ann Acothley-Rhodes passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, March 19, at her home in Williams, Arizona.

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Obituary: Steven Kelly Scott

Steven Kelly Scott passed away February 25, 2021 at the VA health complex in Prescott, Arizona, at the age of 72.

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Obituary: Laurette Kennedy

Laurette Lee Kennedy passed away on February 15, 2021 at the Flagstaff Hospital from complications after surgery, at the age of 64.