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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others).

October 8, 2019
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CAMP VERDE – Each year, Fort Verde Days is three days full of excitement. It’s also Camp Verde’s longest-running event.

By Bill Helm, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News October 8, 2019
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Many events are lined up for October in Williams. Art classes, pickelball, Little League meetings and more are planned over the next few weeks. Do you have something to add to the calendar? Drop us a note at editorial@williamsnews.com.

October 8, 2019
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Williams Transfer Station received a certificate of recognition Sept. 26 from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 8, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With the help of the Williams Rotary Club, Williams Elementary-Middle School’s Kindercamp is on track for another summer of early-learning fun. The club recently donated $4,000 to WEMS for the 2020 pre-kindergarten program.

By Wendy Howell October 8, 2019
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The seasonal influenza vaccine is now available at the Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) Clinic in Flagstaff and at the Williams Health Clinic.

October 8, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Sunshine Rescue Mission in Flagstaff ran into resistance from the Parks community last week when the group began investigating the possible purchase of 18-acres in the rural neighborhood to create a tiny home community for formerly homeless men and women.

By Wendy Howell October 8, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Mayor John Moore will be shaking a few more hands this election season after announcing his run Oct. 7 for the U.S. House of Representatives under Arizona District 1.

By Loretta Yerian October 8, 2019
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Bus rides depart from the Fort Bearizona parking lot at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. every day in October.

By Wendy Howell October 8, 2019
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Closures and travel delays could be expected, like the overnight closures that took place under I-17 Oct. 2

October 4, 2019
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Three Sisters prescribed burn begins Oct. 4 north of Williams
7,400 acres to be treated, visible smoke will be seen from Williams, surrounding areas

Area residents can expect to see and hear a helicopter in the area, as aerial ignitions will occur on portions of the burn.

October 3, 2019
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Rangers on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park are preparing for seasonal closures which go into effect at noon Oct. 16.

October 3, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams City of Council convened for a short meeting Sept. 26 and introduced new city manager Chase Waggoner. Waggoner has been on the job for three weeks and presented the council with a short report.

By Wendy Howell October 1, 2019
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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) from Sept. 24-28 — • Officers responded to disturbance on Sheridan, female cited and released for false reporting to law enforcement. • Officers took report of burglary of trailer on 3rd.

October 1, 2019
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Utility spokesman Jeff Lane says Unit 3 went offline last week. The other two units will operate full-time until the plant runs out of coal on site.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019
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Volunteers gathered at Kaibab Lake for National Public Lands Day Sept. 28 to show appreciation for Forest Service employees and participate in service projects.

By Wendy Howell October 1, 2019
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According to Cole, non-Native predators will intentionally go after Native women because they know there’s a low likelihood of them being caught.

By Harrison Mantas, Cronkite News October 1, 2019
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Williams Business Alliance Network Development luncheon took place Sept. 25 at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel.

By Wendy Howell October 1, 2019

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Republican lawmakers say a federal court decision that halts firewood gathering and other forest projects will have devastating consequences.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Oct. 6, from 1 to 2 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal-Lutheran Church will host the Blessing of the Animals, which coincides with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Oct. 4.

October 1, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In the coming weeks and months you may get a knock at your door. While it may be seasonal trick-or-treaters, it could be Victoria Uszenski, a local representative of LGCY Power, the newest option for renting or purchasing solar in northern Arizona.

By Loretta Yerian October 1, 2019
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Force is beginning its annual fundraiser and is asking for the public’s help.

October 1, 2019
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Upcoming events in Williams and surrounding areas.

October 1, 2019
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The wildfire remained at a little more than 11,000 acres in size despite the high wind event.

October 1, 2019
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Officials at the Grand Canyon Skywalk are considering whether more security is needed after a man jumped to his death.

By Associated Press October 1, 2019

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