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A lasting legacy: Williams VFW Auxiliary places markers, flags at cemetery

On May 14, members of the VFW Auxiliary in Williams placed flags and markers on graves of veterans at the Williams Cemetery.

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Grads take final walk through schools

Graduates greet kindergartners and give high fives during the 2018 Grad Walk at Williams Elementary-Middle School May 16.

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Oldies cruise into Williams for Historic Route 66 car show

Locals and visitors enjoy the third annual Historic Route 66 Car Show May 18-19 in Williams.

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Sheridan House Inn under new ownership, prepares for busy summer season

One of Williams’ bed and breakfasts, the Sheridan House Inn, was purchased in March by Mark and Debbie Santy, who are now operating the eight room inn.

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Veterans ride to Washington D.C. during annual Run For The Wall

On May 16, more than 1,600 veteran motorcycle riders gather from all parts of the country and set out on an epic ride of more than 3,000 miles to Washington D.C. where they will converge at the capital May 27.

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Community Kite Festival ushers in spring

Despite overly windy conditions, friends and family gathered for the annual Spring Community Kite Festival May 12.

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Seligman to Kingman Route 66 Fun Run full of classics

When people hear “Route 66,” faces light up with joy. The highway is American’s highway. The younger generation may think of Disney’s Pixar animated film “Cars,” but either way, it’s the highway of the hot-rods.

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Run for the Wall returns to Williams May 16

The annual Run for the Wall motorcycle ride to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. will roll into Williams May 16.

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Future takes flight: Navajo youths co-pilot planes over the Grand Canyon (video)

Cadet Amaris Tracy climbed into the cockpit of a small plane, her face calm but her hands shaking slightly.

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Inspired by nature, Sandy Amazeen creates art from natural sources

Long attracted to the arts, Sandy Amazeen has made a name for herself in the Williams art community with her gemstone jewelry and unique gourd pots.

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New stylist arrives at Salon at 614

Renae Smith is a new stylist at the Salon at 614.

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Williams Justice and Municipal Court hosts mock court

Homeschool students from Flagstaff and Las Vegas participated in a mock trial at the Williams Justice Court April 18

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Student artists at work in Williams

Williams Elementary-Middle School students participated in the Identity through Art project sponsored by Williams Alliance for the Arts April 14.

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Retired Marine walks across U.S. raising awareness for wounded combat veterans

Gunnery Sgt. Roy Wesley Brady Jr. (Retired, U.S. Marine Corps), is making his second walk across the United States to raise awareness of combat and mentally wounded veterans.

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Girl Scout cookie sales bring in $14,542 to finance troop activities

It’s more than a fundraiser, it’s a business, the business of selling cookies and Williams Girl Scout Troop 2616 are savvy business women. This year the troop sold a total of $14,542 in Girl Scout cookies.

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Williams' resident prepares to take oath of allegiance to obtain U.S. citizenship

Lennox Mills recounts his journey to becoming a U.S. citizen

It has been almost a decade since Lennox Mills arrived in the United States on a work visa. Later this year, he will take the oath of allegiance to become a U.S. citizen. He said the journey has been long and filled with hard work, culture shock and many experiences, but the end result is a blessing.

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Historic Yellow House making a difference to promote wildlife habitat

National Wildlife Federation certifies new wildlife habitat at Historic Yellow House

The National Wildlife Federation is pleased to announce that the Historic Yellow House has successfully created a Certified Wildlife Habitat through its Garden for Wildlife program.

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White pelicans grace Kaibab Lake

White pelicans descended on Kaibab Lake April 13.

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Bountiful Baskets returns to Williams

After about a two-year hiatus, Bountiful Baskets is set to return to Williams.

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Museum of Northern Arizona showcases new exhibit

Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau exhibit opens April 15 at Museum of Northern Arizona; Native community invited to exclusive, free preview April 14

The Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) will unveil an expanded and revitalized gallery called Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau with an exclusive preview for Native people April 14.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters builds friendships at WEMS

More than the snacks, more than the activities, hanging out with his “Big” is his favorite thing to do every Thursday, said “Little” Josh Van Winkle. Van Winkle is one of several children at Williams Elementary-Middle School who participate in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program after school.

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Full STEAM ahead for Williams Elementary students

Students from Williams Elementary-Middle School and their families enjoyed an evening of STEAM March 28.

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Easter in the high country

Family and friends watch as children participate in the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Cureton Park March 31 in Williams.

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Bald eagle rescued, released near Grand Canyon

A bald eagle is flying high after being rescued near Grand Canyon in January.

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Williams aviation history part IV: Nearly 3,000 attend opening of Webber Field in 1925

“In five years from today you will be able to buy a ticket in New York, eat your breakfast there, cross the continent and eat your dinner in the evening in San Francisco,” said Walter Lindblom, the toastmaster at the celebration of the opening of Webber Field in Williams in 1925.

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