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Not your average fire season: Forest officials attempt to get ahead of virus
Williams residents within urban interface now under fire restrictions

While most fire officials spend March and April gearing up for fire season, this year, the U.S. Forest Service is having to take a slightly different approach.

By Loretta McKenney April 28, 2020
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The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting a normal fire and monsoon season.

By Loretta McKenney April 28, 2020
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Williams Alcohol Anonymous group is still meeting — using social distancing guidelines and monitoring attendance and the group remains available to anyone who has had a drinking problem.

By Loretta McKenney April 28, 2020
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The Kaibab National Forest will offer firewood cutting permits for the 2020 season over the phone beginning May 1.

April 28, 2020
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Williams Volunteer Fire Department (WFD) responded to seven calls in March and responders were made aware of appropriate precautions to be taken when responding to possible COVID-19 calls.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 28, 2020
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COCONINO COUNTY - A recent Journal of the American Medical Association clinical study revealed that most of the people in New York City who were hospitalized due to coronavirus had one or more underlying health issues.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 24, 2020
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Arizona to provide nearly 600,000 children with pandemic school meal replacement benefits
Eligible families will receive $69 for March, $126 in April, and $120 in May, for each child.

Eligible families will receive $69 for March, $126 in April, and $120 in May, for each child.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 22, 2020
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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) between April 3-14 — • Officers responded to Love’s reference FED EX driver thought a vehicle was following him;

April 22, 2020
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ARIZONA - Beginning April 22, campfires will banned in Kaibab National Forest, as well as in Arizona’s five other national forests.

April 21, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. —Williams Police Department recently stated they had received reports of an individual who is impersonating a police officer, making traffic stops and asking for travel documents.

April 21, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon is currently offering live-streamed classes and guided meditations to promote peace of mind during this time.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 21, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. – The Williams Food Pantry and More has had a few extra helping hands lately.

By Loretta McKenney April 21, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Two samples of COVID-19 were collected in Williams and three in Tusayan last week after testing sites were temporarily set up in Williams and the Grand Canyon.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 21, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Grand Canyon Brewery and Distillery, a Williams-based producer of spirits and beer, is hoping a strategic shift to hand sanitizer production in response to the coronavirus will not only help medical and service providers, but keep their own business afloat during this economic downturn.

By Wendy Howell April 21, 2020
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On March 16, the tribe suspended all tourism through April 14 and last week a decision was made to extend that closure through May 14.

By Loretta McKenney April 21, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Although sales tax was up 12 percent in February for Williams, city leaders are expecting to see revenues plummet when March figures are tallied because of the effects of coronavirus closures on the local economy.

By Wendy Howell April 21, 2020
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MESA, Ariz. - Mesa business owner Savannah Sanders said it felt like getting “a bomb dropped on you”: Shortly after being approved for a loan to keep her business afloat, the bank said the federal loan program was out of money.

By CHRISTOPHER SCRAGG, Cronkite News April 20, 2020
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The Navajo Nation has been hit harder by the coronavirus than any other Native American tribe.

By Associated Press April 19, 2020
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All of Arizona's 15 counties have reported at least one COVID-19 case.

By Associated Press April 19, 2020
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The victim who is from the Gray Mountain/Cameron area suffered serious injuries.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer April 17, 2020
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Positive COVID-19 cases continue to rise on the Navajo Nation as a new Public Health Order goes into effect placing the Nation on curfew for the next two weekends in April.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer April 17, 2020
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Over 80 million people will see the coronavirus stimulus checks begin to appear in their bank accounts today.

By Wendy Howell April 15, 2020
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The William Public Library has announced it will partially reopen to allow residents to access computers for basic digital needs.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 15, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — While farmers markets are popular within most communities during normal times, the option of fresh produce and other goods may be even more appealing to community members now that the state has implemented social distancing and other guidelines.

By Loretta McKenney April 14, 2020
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According to Williams City Clerk Pam Galvan, John Moore is the only candidate for mayor.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 14, 2020

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