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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On April 12, long-time resident Jason Moore was hired as Fire Inspector for the city of Williams, a position that has been in high demand by Williams Volunteer Fire Department for several years

By Loretta McKenney May 18, 2021
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Williams High School science teacher Tessa Alexander recently revived the Green Club at the high school with the help of students Heather Lowell and Yasmin Captain.

May 12, 2021
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As the newest coffee shop in Williams, Leo’s offers a variety of coffee options along with a full espresso bar, pastries, smoothies, fruities, ice-cream, hot dogs, burritos and pre-packaged salads and snacks.

By Loretta McKenney May 11, 2021
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Whiskey with a cause: Grand Canyon Distillery offers spirits to benefit local fire departments and firefighter families
Williams Fire and Ponderosa Fire to receive 20 percent of proceeds from sale of specialty whiskeys

There’s a new flavor at Grand Canyon Brewery and Distillery that’s reminiscent of the great pine forests of northern Arizona with a hint of smoke and char.

By Loretta McKenney May 11, 2021
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The Perseverance is the largest and latest of five Mars NASA rovers, with its key objective being to search the planet’s surface for any remaining traces of ancient microbial life.

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A kick-off concert for two patriotic events taking place this summer — The Moving Wall and Remembering our Fallen, took place April 30 at the Babbitt-Polson Stage in Williams.

May 4, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams High School is getting some long overdue upgrades this summer.

By Wendy Howell May 4, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A decade's worth of Williams High School graduates will come together this summer for a combined class of the 1980s reunion June 4-6.

By Loretta McKenney April 27, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. —The couple who were tragically killed in a plane crash near the Williams airport were well-known adventure flyers with a popular YouTube channel where they shared their exploits.

By Wendy Howell April 27, 2021
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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.

April 20, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Erik Hacker of Chicago, Illinois enjoys an ice cream at Dairy Queen in Williams March 31.

April 6, 2021
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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.

By Wendy Howell April 6, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After more than a year of restrictions, guidelines and unplanned closures, bars, nightclubs and other businesses throughout Arizona welcomed Gov. Doug Ducey’s announcement March 25 lifting all of Arizona’s COVID-19 business restrictions.

By Loretta McKenney March 30, 2021
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Finances, and their successful management, can mean the difference between a business making it for the long haul.

March 30, 2021
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Once, the human eye, and the artistic hand were the only methods for recording such images.

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Manufactured at their home-based business on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Chris and Marisa Clark’s lives set a colorful backdrop for their hand-poured gel candles.

March 16, 2021
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Prescott area e-bike rider Tim Wielinski said he likes e-bikes because they are fun to ride. Many of his friends and relatives have bought an e-bike over the past two years.

By Doug Cook, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News March 9, 2021
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Cody is a senior at Williams High School. He has attended Williams schools since first grade.

March 2, 2021
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Emily is a senior at Williams High School. She has attended Williams schools since kindergarten.

March 2, 2021
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Chyanne is a senior at Williams High School. She has attended Williams schools since kindergarten.

March 2, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A class to help business owners recognize their rights and responsibilities when it comes to service dog related situations will be held March 11.

By Loretta McKenney March 2, 2021
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Sitting on the roof at night for internet: Pandemic learning in the Navajo Nation
A teacher shares the struggles of reaching students learning at home during the coronavirus pandemic

This article is reprinted with permission from Education Week. It highlights the unique challenges of remote learning and life on the Navajo reservation during the coronavirus pandemic.

By By Catherine Gewertz, Courtesy of Education Week March 2, 2021
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Laying the ground work: Results Fitness Center makes a move
New facility features private studio, boxing room, spin room, personal training and more

After nearly a year of restrictions and shutdowns because of COVID-19, being able to access a local gym is a treat and while Williams’ only private gym was able to remain open throughout most of the pandemic, members and guests are excited to access Results Fitness Center’s newly renovated facility.

By Loretta McKenney February 23, 2021
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Movie shines light on abuse of police power against immigrants
Locally-funded film tells story of blurred truth and a dirty fight for justice

Spiked is a dramatic story rooted in the injustices that immigrant workers experience along the U.S./Mexico border.

By By Richard Haddad, For Williams-Grand Canyon News February 19, 2021
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Michael Sanders is a senior at Williams High School. He has attended school in Williams since kindergarten.

February 16, 2021