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Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper is sweet

Williams residents don Mardi Gras masks at the annual St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church Pancake Supper Feb. 13.

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Williams class reunions in full swing with 1984 and 2004 anniversaries

The Williams High School class of the '80s along with the 1984 and 2004 class reunions will take place in July. The WHS Class of 1984 will celebrate its 40th reunion this year and big plans are in the works to celebrate this milestone.

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Coconino County warns of new local phone scams

The Coconino County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning following reports of phone scams targeting local residents. Concerned citizens have contacted authorities reporting instances where callers claim to be affiliated with the Coconino County Sheriff's Office or another law enforcement agency.

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Taken but not forgotten: Human trafficking exhibit coming to Flagstaff March 1

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — “Taken But Not Forgotten: Stories of Human Trafficking” will exhibit at the Open Doors: Art in Action Gallery March 1 — May 1. The non-profit art gallery is located at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Flagstaff, 423 N. Beaver Street.

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APS prepares for new substation on South Rim

The entire APS substation project is expected to be completed by early 2025.

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Eleven national parks now require timed-entry permits, Grand Canyon says no

While official annual visitation numbers for the park will be released later in March, Baird predicts visitation in 2023 will closely mirror that of 2022 — around 4.7 million visitors.

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Viking Russell Skinner finishes season at state

In the Vikings first season, Russell Skinner qualified for the 1A State tourney in the 175-pound Division 4 class, Feb. 16.

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Ash Fork kindergarteners explore community museum

Ash Fork kindergartners went on a field trip to the Ash Fork Museum in January.

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Vikings softball gets underway despite snowy conditions

With the fields still covered in snow, the Williams Vikings softball team begins the season with practice inside the Phillip Echeverria Gymnasium. The team had their first scrimmage against Mohave Accelerated Feb. 20. The team’s first home game is March 5 against Mogollon High School.

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Out of the past: Williams history

Denny's restaurant was a mainstay in downtown Williams in the 1980s.

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Out of the past: Vet clinic now and then

Williams Veterinary Wellness is housed in the former office of Dr. Cesaro Vasquez, circa 1981.

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Out of the past: A cave in on U.S. Route 66

A cave in on U.S. Route 66 between Williams and Ash Fork circa 1962.

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AHA lobbies for bill mandating cardiac arrest plans in schools

More than 23,000 children each year will experience cardiac arrest, according to the American Heart Association. Of these incidents, 40% are related to sports.

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Get Outdoors: Time to get ready for spring fishing

Now, hunting, it’s all over, just like watching your daughter drive away to college; the depression sets in. Luckily there is a cure for this seasonal disease. There’s a time proven remedy that has worked for countless hunters and it can help you too. FISHING!

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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