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The Williams Police Department has announced they are opening the Williams High School gymnasium for residents without power.

November 29, 2019
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Arizona Department of Transportation has reported that Interstate 40 eastbound and westbound, and northbound Interstate 17 have reopened.

November 29, 2019
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Over a foot of new snow fell last night on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

November 29, 2019
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The National Weather Service in Flagstaff released a brief, preliminary look at northern Arizona snowfall.

November 29, 2019
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U.S. Forest Service offices in Williams and Tusayan closed today.

November 29, 2019
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Heavy snow is causing havoc in northern Arizona with road closures and power outages across the region. Reported snowfall in Williams is between 10-15 inches. Downtown Williams has about 10 inches.

November 29, 2019
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Northern Arizona, Ariz. (AP) — State officials say long stretches of two interstate highways in northern Arizona’s high country will likely be closed between late Thursday and early Friday because of expected heavy snowfall from an incoming storm.

November 27, 2019
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The Williams Mountain Village holiday parade and tree lighting is still scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m.

November 27, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — There was no better place to be Nov. 22 than at the 8th annual Girls Night Out at Miss Kitty’s Steak House in Williams.

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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service between Nov. 17-21 (among others) — • Officers responded to 911 hang up at Lost Canyon; • Officers responded to suspicious vehicle at Love’s Travel Stop;

November 26, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Calling all bakers and cookie lovers! Williams Alliance for the Arts (WAFTA) is holding the 3rd annual Christmas Cookie Corral Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

November 26, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Ring. Ring. Ring. The sound of Salvation Army bell ringers is familiar around this time of year; however, this year bell ringers are in short supply and local coordinators are seeking volunteers to help carry on the tradition and help families in need.

By Loretta Yerian November 26, 2019
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Magic still exists: Polar Express staff steps up for special passenger
A night of disappointments turns into a magical experience

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Magic exists. That’s what one southern Arizona family believes after an act of kindness and a visit by a very special person during a recent visit to the Polar Express Train in Williams.

By Loretta Yerian November 26, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Senior Center may seem a little emptier now after Dolores Paredes, coordinator and long-time cook at the center, retired Nov. 21.

By Loretta Yerian November 26, 2019
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Community calendar: Week of Nov. 27

November 26, 2019
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Fire personnel plan to begin work Nov. 21 in the Hardy project area, which is located about 10 miles northeast of the City of Williams.

November 21, 2019
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Ash Fork man guilty of attempted murder
Gregory Niedermeyer found guilty of 2015 attempted murder of Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office

The 53-year-old Ash Fork man was arrested along with his son on their estate in Juniperwood Ranch on July 9, 2015, after ambushing “Volunteer in Protection” member Steve Edgar.

By Max Efrein, Prescott Daily Courier November 21, 2019
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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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