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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Mary Corcoran is thrilled to be stepping up as the new head librarian at Williams Public Library. She fills the big shoes left behind by retiring librarian Andrea Dunn, whose last day was Nov. 6.

By Wendy Howell November 19, 2019
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According to the National Weather Service, 4 to 8 inches of snow are expected along the Kaibab Plateau with locally higher amounts up to 12 inches.

November 19, 2019
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Helicopter logging underway on Bill Williams
National Forest Foundation and partners tackle steep slopes to restore forest and prevent catastrophic wildfires and flooding

Although restoration work has been ongoing at several locations on the mountain over the past few years, the 300 acres is unique and requires aerial methods to remove the timber.

By Wendy Howell November 19, 2019
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On Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day, Bearizona introduced its first bald eagle to the park.

November 19, 2019
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If all goes as planned, the complex could have two football/soccer fields and one baseball/softball field in use by fall 2020, Town Manager Russ Martin said Nov. 11.

By Bill Helm, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News November 19, 2019
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It stopped producing electricity shortly after noon Nov. 18 when shift supervisor Fred Larson, a 41-year employee, put the plant permanently offline.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press November 19, 2019
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The mountainous areas generally are cooler, but climate change has increased the risk of wildfires even in those places, county officials said.

By Associated Press November 19, 2019
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A new rule prohibiting organized hunting contests for predatory and fur-bearing animals became effective Nov. 3.

November 15, 2019
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Superintendent Tommy Lewis formally invites the public to nominate outstanding teachers in Coconino County.

November 15, 2019
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department has posted a list of leftover hunt permit-tags on its website. There is a total of 6,097 leftover hunt permit-tags are available.

November 13, 2019
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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service between Nov. 3-8 (among others) — • Officers stopped car loaded with nine teenagers, seven of the juveniles were arrested and released to parents for underage consumption of alcohol, charges pending through juvenile;

November 13, 2019
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Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 13

November 12, 2019
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Crash after crash: Harry Robertson turns tragedy into change (Part II)
Witnessing crashes lights a fire to make aircraft safer for young entrepreneur Harry Robertson

Harry Robertson would go on to a nearly 65-year career devoted to aviation safety, specifically the engineering and design of the country’s first crashworthy fuel system.

By Wendy Howell November 12, 2019
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Kaibab National Forest will sell over-the-counter and through-the-mail Christmas tree tags for each of its three ranger districts beginning Nov. 18

November 12, 2019
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But the number of eggs laid dipped from 102 last year to 97 this year.

By Associated Press November 12, 2019
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An additional $1,000 could be earned if the applicant has the best application in the state and an additional $10,000 if chosen as the best applicant nationally.

November 12, 2019
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Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day.

November 11, 2019
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The final fee-free day of the year is being held in honor of Veterans Day Nov. 11.

November 8, 2019
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The Williams Police Department answered numerous calls last week that included responding to found property reports, alarms, unhappy customers at fast food restaurants and more.

November 5, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Arizona Association of Realtors selected Williams realtor Lisa Paffrath as the 2019 Tyler Strout Vision Award winner at its annual leadership conference Oct. 16-18.

By Wendy Howell November 5, 2019
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Upcoming community events for Williams, Parks, Ash Fork and surrounding areas.

November 5, 2019
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Felix the Fox will be given to each child attending the Williams Community Dinner Dec. 8.

November 5, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. —The search and rescue unit with Coconino County Sheriff’s Office had a busy week, responding to four incidents in seven days.

November 5, 2019
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A boulder that mysteriously disappeared two weeks ago from a national forest in Arizona is back, and forest officials aren’t asking any questions.

By Associated Press November 5, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Something special and truly unique just rolled onto the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona — a private train comprised of three ultra-luxurious 1940s and 1950s railcars.

November 5, 2019

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