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Ash Fork School: Welding class attends SkillsUSA competition

The Ash Fork welding class competed at the SkillsUSA competition in Holbrook Feb 3.

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Williams couple celebrates 58 Valentine’s dates

It all began in a basement in Chicago. Nearly 60 years ago, Rich Gorney crashed a graduation party with his high school buddy and in the process met the woman who would be his partner, who shared with him many adventures from the Midwest to the west coast and eventually to Williams, Arizona.

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Career expos coming to CCC and NAU

People looking to continue their education, seeking an internship, full-time employment or simply wanting to research an organization or practice networking skills are invited to attend two career expos this spring.

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Kaibab Naitonal Forest's Margaret Hangan to present for Black History Month

On Feb. 16, 17 and 18 Margaret Hangan, Forest Archeologist and Heritage Program Manager at Kaibab National Forest will join historians Ben Carver and Jack Reid to present a history of African Americans in northern Arizona.

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Tax credit donations fund college tours, field trips at Williams schools

In 2002, the Arizona State Legislature passed a law providing tax credits to taxpayers who contribute to public and private schools.

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Arizona Game and Fish help West Virginia re-introduce elk to the east coast

“It was the mid-1860s when the last documented elk was killed in West Virginia,” said Steven McDaniel, director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. “So we’ve been working really hard the last few years to get them (back) there.”

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Northern Arizona travel: is there an app for that?

Several apps and websites can help visitors to northern Arizona.

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Circle Pines KOA receives President's Award

The Williams Circle Pines KOA has earned the prestigious 2018 KOA President's Award from Kampgrounds of America, the world's largest system of family-friendly, open-to-the-public campgrounds.

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Ready for the 2018 tax season? United Way is here to help

Filing taxes can be a difficult process. And confusing. And maybe a little scary.

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Cool moon rising: 2018 ushered in with supermoon

Those in the western hemisphere were graced with the first supermoon of the year Jan. 1.

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Are pet owners abusing service animal privileges?

Saying owners are abusing the law, a Republican state senator wants to make it illegal to misrepresent a dog as a service animal to bring it into places where pets are not allowed.

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McDonald’s beefs up with new technology

Putting an ambitious foot forward in its efforts toward digital innovation, McDonald’s in Williams has unveiled a new model that includes mobile ordering, self-serve kiosks and table-side delivery.

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Kaibab National Forest releases story map of cabin rentals

The Kaibab National Forest has released a story map that showcases historic cabins available for members of the public to rent as part of the popular “Rooms with a View” cabin rental program.

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Northern Arizona astronomy: Before nomadic worlds and other interstellar interlopers

Up until the past two decades, with the advancement and introduction of highly sensitive digital cameras and other devices, astronomers were unable to detect planets around other stars, let alone dark objects far out in space.

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Church shootings prompt Williams Police to patrol community churches

Following a mass shooting in a Texas church last year that left 26 people dead and more than 20 people injured, an officer’s presence is, in most cases, a welcome sight.

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Hope for the World partners with local students

Students from Heritage Elementary School in Williams help Hope for the World pack boxes for people in need for the Christmas season Dec. 18.

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Emma and Liam top Arizona baby names in 2017

Remember all the Jessicas and Jennifers born in the 1980s and 1990s? Well, those babies are all grown up and having children in Arizona of their own.

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Feeding the soul: Methodist Church group hosts soup luncheon

The Sisters in Spirit group of Williams Community United Methodist Church hosted their annual women’s soup lunch Dec. 20.

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Living with a DUI: Arizonans share their stories

Being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) does many things to one’s life. For a 19-year-old recent high school graduate, it put him in debt and forced him to reconsider his future endeavors. “The effects aren’t just when the money ends or when you spend your time, it’s on into your life and career, just for one time,” he said.

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Williams Fire Department shares the 12 Days of Fire Safety

Lights, decorations and trees are what many people associate with the holidays. While the holidays are a joyful time to enjoy food, family and friends, it can also be a time when homes are more prone to fires.

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National Audobon Society annual Christmas Bird Count returns Dec. 30

For the 118th year, the National Audubon Society is organizing its annual Christmas Bird Count.

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What’s behind some beloved holiday traditions

Throughout the month of December, traditions fill people’s days and comprise the many reasons why individuals decorate, celebrate and dine the way they do this time of year. But few may know the origins of some of the most beloved holiday traditions.

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Polar Express: a night of magic with the people who make it happen

Every year a magical train arrives at Grand Canyon Depot in Williams, Arizona. As the Polar Express train pulls into the station, a very special crew boards the train cars and immediately goes to work.

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Video: Grand Canyon's rare full cloud inversion

Located in northern Arizona, the canyon experiences all four seasons as well as days with unique weather phenomena such as cloud inversion, which transcends in this video timelapse.

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Final Advent concert: The Hawaiian sounds of Christmas

The final Advent Concert at St. John’s Episcopal-Lutheran Church takes place Dec. 17 at 4 p.m. in Williams.

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