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The sun began forming about 4.6 billion years ago when an immense nebula of dust and gas condensed under the force of gravity.

By Barry Malpas, Astronomy Columnist October 19, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to show their solidarity, businesses and individuals across the country wear pink.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 19, 2021
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Students learned about smoke and CO alarms, creating escape plans and stop, drop and roll.

October 19, 2021
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Classic car owners returned to Williams Oct. 2 for the ninth annual Datsun Car Show.

October 12, 2021
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One hundred and forty Boy Scouts from across Arizona took part in an archery, rifle and shotgun shooting and ax throwing competition at Camp Raymond Boy Scout Camp Oct. 2.

By By Bruce Speirs, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News October 12, 2021
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The community celebrated Williams High School Homecoming Sept. 27 - Oct. 1.

By Wendy Howell October 5, 2021
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In addition to human footprints, tracks from the Columbian mammoth, saber-toothed cat, dire wolf and other ice age animals have been discovered.

October 5, 2021
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National Park Ranger Morris wears many hats at Grand Canyon National Park and for the Grand Canyon School District.

October 5, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Middle School science teacher Trina Siegfried was recently selected by Coconino County as a 2021 County Ambassador for Excellence, for her contributions as a teacher.

By Loretta McKenney October 5, 2021
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On Sept. 18, residents and friends of the International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon joined in an annual highway clean up.

September 28, 2021
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Williams gardeners interested in meeting other local gardeners and exchanging seeds met for a ‘seed exchange’ Sept. 21 at Williams Public Library.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 28, 2021
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Williams Mayor John Moore and Vice Mayor Don Dent were recognized by Rodger Ely for their efforts to help bring The Moving Wall, a 252-foot mobile replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., to Williams June 4-6.

September 21, 2021
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Williams Yacht Club held its 2021 Regatta & Cataract Cup remote control boat race July 24 at Kaibab Lake in Williams.

September 14, 2021
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The Deer Farm and Game and Fish remind the public to leave baby wildlife alone.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 14, 2021
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The community of Williams came out in force Saturday, to honor those who were killed or injured in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States.

By Wendy Howell September 14, 2021
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Erin Reynolds had no idea at the onset of a 250-mile backpacking trek across the Pacific Crest trail in 2015 how the landscape was going to inspire her.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News September 14, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Greg King has stepped in as constable for the Williams precinct after the resignation of Williams Constable Rick Remender in December. The Coconino County Board of Supervisors appointed King earlier this year.

By Wendy Howell September 7, 2021
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Coming from humble beginnings — a product of immigrants, a student with learning disabilities and a child of a broken home — Acosta has met each challenge with fortitude and humor, and created an interesting life.

By Loretta McKenney September 7, 2021
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A psychological thriller set in the Four Corners region of the Southwest, "Dark Winds" centers on two Navajo Nation police officers trying to solve a double murder.

September 7, 2021
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Northern Arizona astronomy: Northern and Southern lights
Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis: the dancing night lights in the northern and southern skies

As early as 1616, the astronomer Galileo Galilei used the term Aurora Borealis to describe the Northern Lights, taking the name of the mythical Roman goddess of the dawn.

August 31, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — One of Williams’ favorite Thai restaurants has branched out after purchasing Twisters Soda Fountain on Historic Route 66.

By Loretta McKenney August 31, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A refreshing monsoon season has returned to northern Arizona this year, and with it a return of the spectacular yellow Calliopsis flowers.

By Wendy Howell August 31, 2021
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Soaring into Williams: New glider business offers rides for adventure seekers in Williams
Arizona Soaring has set up shop at H.A. Clark Airport in Williams

Soaring over Williams wasn’t quite what I expected. I’ve hiked Bill Williams, climbed in Sycamore Canyon and done a bit of mountain biking, so I’ve seen a lot of the beauty of Williams. But seeing it from the air was something else.

By Wendy Howell August 24, 2021
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Arizona Game and Fish Department conservation projects recently received a boost from Mother Road Brewing Company to help wildlife and outdoor recreation opportunities.

By Loretta McKenney August 24, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The lightening-caused Rafael Fire that began June 18, surprised several northern Arizona communities when it went from a slow burning, 1,000-acre fire to a raging 18,000-acre fire within a 24-hour period, eventually tearing through Sycamore Canyon southeast of Williams and ultimately burning 78,065 acres before it was extinguished.

By Wendy Howell August 17, 2021

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