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Ducey orders in-person school to resume by March 15
Yavapai, Coconino and Pinal counties: No mandate for in-person instruction for middle and high schools

PHOENIX - Declaring it's safe, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering all schools to return to in-person and teacher-led instruction.

March 3, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — Coconino County sheriff's officials said Feb. 18 that COVID-19 vaccinations now are being administered to jail inmates.

March 2, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Stacy Krueger has been appointed by Gov. Doug Ducey to the Coconino County Superior Court Division III to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Mark R. Moran.

March 2, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Two candidates are vying for the a seat on the Williams Unified School District Governing Board, following the resignation of former board member Mike Fleishman in November. Interviews were scheduled for the seat on March 25.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 2, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The city of Williams is back to no reported incidents of coronavirus this week, after an alarming increase over the winter holiday season.

By Wendy Howell March 2, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Dodging potholes and avoiding rocks may be a thing of the past on the Perkinsville Road if Coconino County receives the funding requested to conduct upgrades on the highly travelled road south of Williams.

By Wendy Howell March 2, 2021
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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others). • Officers took report of theft of Trump sign on Hereford.

March 2, 2021
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Firefighters battle blaze north of Williams that destroys home and travel trailer
High Country Fire responds to fire after homeowners leave

A house and fifth wheel travel trailer were a complete loss during a fire Feb. 17 on Pine Street in the Red Lake area north of Williams.

By Loretta McKenney February 23, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Babbitt Ranches is taking another step in its quest to join the wind energy race as it moves forward with its latest project — a wind farm 30 miles northwest of Flagstaff.

By Wendy Howell February 23, 2021
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Reopening of Grand Canyon National Park’s east entrance questioned
Closures continue to impact tribal parks, reservation businesses as Navajo Nation debates benefit of opening east entrance to Grand Canyon

On Feb. 10, Grand Canyon National Park officials met with Navajo Nation leaders to discuss the reopening of the park’s eastern park entrance, which borders the Navajo Nation.

February 23, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) announced Feb. 22 that after nearly 40 years they have identified the probable homicide victim dubbed “Valentine Sally.”

By Wendy Howell February 23, 2021
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As of Feb. 22, there is one active case of COVID-19 in the city of Williams and three active cases in the 86046 zip code.

February 23, 2021

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) from Feb. 16-20. • Officers took criminal damage report on Homestead;

February 23, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Eric Evans has been selected as the new superintendent for Williams Unified School District (WUSD) for the 2021-2022 school year.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 16, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Feb. 2 around 2:30 p.m., Coconino Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for an unconscious female in the Red Lake area of Williams.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 16, 2021
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Coaster park, tubing hill proposal gets greenlight in Williams
Williams City Council approves rezoning for proposed adventure park

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Zoning for a proposed 20-acre coaster park and tubing hill business was approved Feb. 9, following a third public hearing before the Williams City Council.

By Wendy Howell February 16, 2021
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After the resignation of Williams Constable Rick Remender in December, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors appointed Greg King as Constable of the Williams precinct Jan. 5.

February 16, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Coconino County Board of Supervisors met Feb. 2 for an executive session to discuss and get direction regarding the use of SpaceX’s Starlink as a rural internet provider for northern Arizona

By Wendy Howell February 16, 2021
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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) from Feb. 8-14. • Officers responded to burglary of vehicle at Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, burglary caught on video along with suspect vehicle, we believe this this is the same suspect from two vehicle burglaries from last week.

February 16, 2021
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The development, called Fairway in the Pines, would add 35 single family homes, fewer than the originally stated 37, on 4,000-8,300 square foot lots west of Country Club Drive near the golf course.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 16, 2021
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Sanitation rates will increase in Williams following a decision by the Williams City Council Feb. 11.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 16, 2021
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Gerrit Boeck has been promoted to the rank of commander, with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).

February 16, 2021
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Events in and around Williams.

February 16, 2021
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Coconino County now vaccinating all groups in Phase 1b
Phase 1b now includes essential workers, government employees and those living in congregate settings, among others

Coconino County and its healthcare vaccination partners are now vaccinating all groups in Phase 1b effective immediately.

February 16, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A winter storm will bring more snow to Williams this weekend beginning Saturday afternoon and continuing through Sunday evening.

By Wendy Howell February 12, 2021

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