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Due to inclement weather, the delivery of Williams-Grand Canyon News will be delayed.

January 25, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A pair of winter storms is set to hit northern Arizona this weekend and into early next week, with a cumulative 8-12 inches expected for Williams, according to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff.

By Wendy Howell January 22, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - With the arrival of snow and wet weather, the Flagstaff Ranger District and Mogollon Rim Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest are beginning to close a number of forest roads for the safety of visitors and to protect forest roads during the winter season.

January 21, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Coconino County COVID-19 testing site located at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff will move to a new location effective Saturday, Jan. 23.

January 21, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — There is no better way for someone to feel a part of the community than to be accepted as a volunteer firefighter. Right now, Williams Volunteer Fire Department is recruiting new personnel to join its ranks.

By Loretta McKenney January 19, 2021
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Williams 911: Week of Jan. 20
DUI arrests, Pokémon Go reports, Ebay fraud on list of calls

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service for the week of Jan. 13 -

January 19, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Jan. 13, Williams Unified School District Governing Board, voted to advertise internally for a full-time superintendent position for the 2021-2022 school year.

By Loretta McKenney January 19, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Opponents and supporters of a proposed adventure park at 700 E. Route 66 in Williams gathered to voice their concerns at the Jan. 14 Williams City Council meeting.

By Loretta McKenney January 19, 2021
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Coconino County sees high demand for COVID-19 vaccine
Priority populations within Phase 1b continue to receive vaccinations through Coconino County

The community continues to demonstrate a high level of interest in getting vaccinated; however, the available supply of COVID-19 vaccine remains limited.

January 14, 2021
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. - There is currently no way to sign up to get vaccinated for any phases of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) said in a news release Tuesday, Jan. 12.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 13, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A small outbreak of COVID-19 cases among city employees who work inside City Hall has prompted the closure of the offices and library for up to two weeks.

By Wendy Howell January 13, 2021
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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) Dec. 31-Jan. 10 — • Officers removed abandon vehicle on Railroad and Lewis;

January 13, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Jan. 14, Williams City Council will meet to discuss city business and hold three public meetings. Council members will first hear from the public regarding the Fairway in the Pines development in Williams. Councilmembers will also hear from the public regarding the proposed Canyon Coaster Adventure Park. The Williams Planning and Zoning Commission recently held a public hearing for rezoning of approximately 13 acres of a 20 acre parcel on the east side of Williams at 700 E. Route 66 for the park. The rezoning was approved by the commission in a 5-0 vote, Dec. 17. The council will also hear about an increase to sanitation rates in the city. The meeting takes place at City Hall, 113 South First Street in Williams at 7 p.m. More information is available from the city at (928) 635-4451.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 12, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A unique venture that includes a guest ranch and regenerative agriculture could be coming to Garland Prairie’s Moose Ranch.

By Wendy Howell January 12, 2021
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Upcoming events in Williams.

January 12, 2021
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There have been a cumulative total of 375 cases within the 86046 zip code since the initial spread of the virus in Arizona.

January 12, 2021
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Meteor Crater Rest Area closed for renovations through summer
Facilities remain open for truck parking only

During the closure, the nearest traveler facilities will be in Flagstaff and Winslow.

January 8, 2021
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power, forcing lawmakers to be rushed from the building and interrupting challenges to Joe Biden's Electoral College victory.

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press January 6, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — William’s Sportsman’s Club hosted its second group of U.S. military veterans in December for an elk hunt sponsored by Combat Warriors Inc., a 501c3 non-profit foundation based out of North Carolina.

January 5, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Some Flagstaff and Williams residents will get a boost in pay this week as the minimum wage bumps up to $15 per hour, and the state to $12.15.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 5, 2021
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In Coconino County, CVS and Walgreens are vaccinating long-term care facility residents and staff directly through a CDC program, Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care.

January 5, 2021
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Ducey rejects request for 2-week school ‘quarantine’
Williams Unified School District returns to in-person classes following winter break

Following the winter break, Williams Unified School District returned to in-person classes. As of Jan. 4, WUSD has four staff members and two students with COVID-19. Those include one teacher at Williams High School, and three staff and two students at Williams Elementary-Middle School.

By Paul Davenport and Wendy Howell, Associated Press, Williams-Grand Canyon News January 5, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams is using some of its federal coronavirus relief funding to give residents access to the internet to work and learn from home.

January 5, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. —Law enforcement agencies in northern Arizona will conduct a multi-agency DUI Task Force on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 29, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Americans will ring in the New Year this week with more hope on the horizon in the nation’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

By Wendy Howell December 29, 2020

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