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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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Openings are still available for the “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” (BOW) workshop Sept. 10-12 at Friendly Pines Camp near Prescott.

August 17, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Visitors and residents are in for a treat with the recently opened Selah Café in downtown Williams.

By Wendy Howell August 10, 2021
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MATFORCE, a primary prevention organization that focuses on stopping youth drug use before it starts, has partnered with the Arizona National Guard CounterDrug Task Force to educate parents, guardians, caregivers, and concerned community members on a deadly new trend with teens, according to a news release.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News August 5, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On July 23, For Veterans Sake Foundation (FVS) hosted its first service dog graduation ceremony at Miss Kitty’s Steakhouse in Williams.

July 27, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After exploring shotgun shooting opportunities for its members, the Williams Sportsman’s Club (WSC) are excited to announce they have consolidated membership and operations with Flagstaff Clay Target Shooters.

July 27, 2021
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The stamp will be unveiled July 30 at the Sealaska Heritage Institute in Juneau, Alaska.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer July 20, 2021
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Williams youth attend Summer Rec July 23.

July 20, 2021
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The Northern Arizona Celtic Highland Association held its annual festival in Williams July 17- 18 at the Williams Rodeo Grounds.

July 20, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In an effort to expand their range, federal officials are looking at creating new habitats across Arizona and New Mexico for Arizona’s endangered black-footed ferrets.

By Brooke Newman, Cronkite News July 13, 2021
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PHOENIX — As part of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission’s goal to increase online services for customers, the commission proposes to amend rules within Articles 1 and 3 to establish a paperless permit-tag system.

July 6, 2021
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LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Even before the pandemic, a scarcity of nurses was an ongoing concern in Arizona, especially in more rural areas.

By Associated Press July 6, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — As Babbitt Ranches honors 135 years of operations in northern Arizona, the annual Hashknife Colt Sale is scheduled to be in-person at Spider Web Camp, about 30 miles north of Flagstaff off Highway 89, at 11 a.m. July 10.

July 6, 2021