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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Casinos run by the Navajo Nation plan to temporarily lay off more than 1,100 workers starting Jan. 1 because of prolonged closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press January 5, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona drivers who have ignored a 2019 law that bans holding a cellphone behind the wheel be warned: Breaking the law is going to cost you starting Jan. 1.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press January 5, 2021
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Around July 4, in the year 1054 CE, Chinese (and Arab) astronomers recorded a bright new star next to the star we now call Zeta Tauri in the constellation of the Taurus the Bull.

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The parade featured 27 floats and numerous walkers and other participants.

December 24, 2020
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Williams residents took holiday lighting to new levels this year.

December 24, 2020
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Several Williams residents gathered for an evening of fun at the Williams' Christmas tree Dec. 16.

December 22, 2020
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Students from Williams Elementary-Middle School decorate the tree at Williams Police Department.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 22, 2020
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Owner Renee Hatch has opened Aspire Hair at 427 W. Route 66 in Williams.

December 22, 2020
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Williams Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) packaged and mailed 30 boxes to servicemen and women.

December 22, 2020
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The traveling exhibit comprises 34 stunning panels of work that can only be viewed from a distance inside the Vatican. It will be at the Croft through Feb. 14.

By By Megan Marples, Cronkite News December 22, 2020
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As winter approaches, volunteers with Chizh for Cheii are preparing to deliver firewood to elders on the Navajo Nation reservation, where nearly 90 percent of homes rely on wood for heat.

By Kiara Quaranta and McKenzie Allen-Charmley, Cronkite News December 22, 2020
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The conversation is the same among auto dealerships locally and across the country: Where do we find trained technicians?

By Larry Hendricks, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer December 15, 2020
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Havasupai council member appointed to First Things First Coconino Regional Council
Longtime Grand Canyon and Native American advocate Carletta Tilousi to sit on early childhood development board

The First Things First (FTF) Board recently approved Peach Springs resident Carletta Tilousi to serve on the FTF Coconino Regional Partnership Council.

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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Over the next few months, students at Williams Elementary-Middle School will be looking beyond the Earth’s sky and up at the stars as they use real mission data and experiences in a unique partnership with NASA.

By Wendy Howell December 8, 2020
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Hopi artist Akema Honyumptewa and his hand woven textile piece are displayed at the annual Winter Art Market at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

December 8, 2020
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Sarah “Princess” Williams can count the number of showers she’s taken since April on her fingers, toes and two trekking poles.

By By Micah Drew, Associated Press December 1, 2020
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In 1945, Kabotie received a Guggenheim fellowship to study prehistoric Mimbres pottery.

December 1, 2020
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Everyone is invited to visit the farm and tell Santa what’s on their Christmas list.

November 24, 2020
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When looking through an astronomy magazine, or on the internet, there are many magnificent color photographs of what astronomers refer to as “Deep Sky Objects”.

By Barry Malpas, Astronomy Columnist November 24, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — As part of their annual Toys for Kids tradition, the Williams Lions Club is providing gift tags for the public to participate in buying gifts for local children.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News November 24, 2020
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Meals included a turkey (or turkey breast, depending on family size), veggies, sides and rolls.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News November 24, 2020
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The McClures have been adding holiday decorations to their home annually since 2013.

November 17, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Now in its second year, the Boys and Girls Club of Flagstaff continues to provide programs and mentorship to between 90-100 students weekly at Williams Elementary-Middle School.

By Loretta McKenney November 10, 2020
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PHOENIX — Let the adventures begin. With his latest book, Arizona’s Scenic Roads and Hikes, travel writer Roger Naylor coaxes readers outdoors with the promise of an array of wonders.

November 3, 2020
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Tusayan town manager recovers from COVID-19
Charlie Hendrix and family suffer mild coronavirus symptoms

Hendrix said that although the symptoms were tolerable, she and her family needed extra rest while continuing to work and attend school from home.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News November 3, 2020