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Celebrate Independence Day with a trip to one of Arizona’s state parks.

June 28, 2022
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It was a homecoming of sorts for NASA Mechanical Engineer Aaron Yazzie, who is Navajo and was born in Tuba City and raised in Holbrook.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News June 28, 2022
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The 44th annual Arizona Cowpuncher’s Reunion Rodeo returned to Williams June 18-19.

June 21, 2022
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Khalees Peasley and Baylie Diaz create some sidewalk art with chalk June 15 in Williams.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News June 21, 2022
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Williams Lions spent May 21 picking up litter and other trash at Williams Cemetery and the west entrance of town.

June 14, 2022
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Williams teens heading to world bass championships
Daniel Rigo and Ricky Gonzalez to compete at Bass Federation Junior World Championship in Tennessee

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — They play baseball and plan to compete in football and basketball in high school, but right now, Williams eighth grade students Daniel Rigo and Ricky Gonzalez are heading to the Bass Federation Junior World Championship in Tennessee July 27-29, where they will represent the state of Arizona.

By Loretta McKenney June 14, 2022
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Orbiting the sun are many celestial objects that could potentially come close to, or even impact Earth in the future.

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The Williams Mountaineers 4-H yard sale and raffle fundraiser takes place June 11-12 at the Williams Rec Center, 314 West Route 66 in Williams. The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

June 7, 2022
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Unlike many government agencies and advocacy groups whose social media posts are strictly factual and straight to the point with little personality, Michael Cravens is bringing much needed attention to wildlife and public lands access issues in Arizona through his creative and insightful podcasting.

June 7, 2022
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Funds from the National Park Foundation will once again be providing on-the-job training at Grand Canyon National Park and other NPS sites for a dozen Indigenous youth.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News May 31, 2022
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The last day of class is always bittersweet for kindergarten teacher Natalie Mann, but this year is especially poignant as Mann heads into retirement.

May 31, 2022
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During the competition, Williams police and volunteer firefighters battled in five events.

May 24, 2022
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The 2020-2021 school year is coming to a close for most students at Williams High School, but things are just winding up for student-athlete Bryton Cox.

By Wendy Howell May 24, 2022
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With veterans in mind, Grand Canyon Distillery has released 22 Coffee Liqueur.

May 17, 2022
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“It’s a beautiful place to come to work every day. I keep telling my wife I can’t believe I’m doing this,” said Elephant Rocks Golf Course’s newest superintendent, Emry Pensinger.

By Loretta McKenney May 17, 2022
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Coconino County Sheriff's Office took part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run May 6

May 10, 2022
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Karen Nelsen is a self-proclaimed beach bum, but she also has a knack for teaching and influencing the lives of young people.

By Loretta McKenney May 10, 2022
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Williams High School students received a tour, spoke with employees and were allowed to see behind the scenes during a career day held at Grand Canyon Railway in Williams April 28.

May 3, 2022
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Coconino County Elections Office is reminding registered voters that the last day to request an early ballot to be mailed to you for the May 17 Coconino Community College (CCC) Special Election is May 6.

May 3, 2022
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Volunteer Fire Department is putting on their 21st annual Fire Prevention Golf Tournament June 4 at Elephant Rocks Golf Course.

May 3, 2022
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Culpepper & Merriweather Circus stops in Williams April 30, with shows at 2 and 4:30 p.m.

April 26, 2022
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Obregon City Tacos celebrated its grand opening April 16 in downtown Williams with a ribbon cutting by Williams City Councilman Bernie Hiemenz.

April 19, 2022
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Grand Opry returns to Williams July 2.

April 19, 2022
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Come out and support your favorite Williams firefighter or police officer May 21 at 1 p.m. at the Williams Aquatic Center.

April 19, 2022
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The Julian calendar remained official until it was realized in 1575 the sun had accumulated a discrepancy, where the Vernal Equinox had migrated to March 11, ten days from the original March 21 when the calendar was first adopted.