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March 17, 2020
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Cruises and flights canceled. Colleges and universities sending students home to watch lectures online. Public schools closing. Offices asking people to telecommute. Concerts, parades, festivals and sporting events postponed.

By Kara Gavin, University of Michigan March 17, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A potent and cold winter storm will bring significant low elevation rain and a possible eight to 12 inches of snow in Williams early March 18 through March 19, according to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff.

By Wendy Howell March 17, 2020
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COCONINO COUNTY, Ariz. — Coconino County has established a drive-up COVID-19 specimen collection facility at Fort Tuthill. The site began swab testing at Fort Tuthill on March 16.

March 17, 2020
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Fight against virus hits home in Williams
Williams community leaders meet to discuss school closures, employee leave, senior citizen assistance amidst coronavirus outbreak

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Mayor John Moore coordinated a meeting with Williams community leaders to address the latest developments of the coronavirus outbreak March 16.

By Wendy Howell March 17, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flagstaff restaurants will be to-go service only, and bars, theaters, fitness centers and indoor recreation facilities will be closed starting Tuesday night, the city's mayor ordered in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

By Associated Press March 17, 2020
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Latest Williams area coronavirus news: March 15 update
All Arizona schools close through March 27

This is the latest information about the impacts of coronavirus in northern Arizona.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 14, 2020
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As Williams Unified School District students head to spring break next week, Superintendent Rick Honsinger revealed the district’s latest response to the coronavirus.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 12, 2020
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Northern Arizona University and Coconino Community College announced they will transition to all online classes following spring break amid intensifying concerns about the transmission of coronavirus.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 12, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Real Estate in northern Arizona continued to fly off the shelves in 2019, as Williams hit new highs in the cost of houses sold and building permits issued.

By Wendy Howell March 12, 2020
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning Friday as he seeks to combat a viral pandemic.

By Associated Press March 12, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Wet weather is expected across Arizona through Friday with forecasters saying possible heavy rains in some areas could result in flooding with flowing washes and roads covered by water.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 11, 2020
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Williams Elementary-Middle School hosted its annual STEAM Fair March 3.

March 10, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In its fourth year serving the Williams community, the Williams Business Alliance (WBA) is excited to kick start 2020 with renewed energy and focus.

By Kat Ross, Greater Flagstaff Area Chamber of Commerce March 10, 2020
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• Officers responded to disturbance at local hotel, male arrested for criminal damage; • Officers responded to domestic on Edison, male arrested for threats and assault;

March 10, 2020
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ASH FORK, Ariz. — On March 4, around 8 a.m. a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) K9 deputy stopped a 2016 Kia Optima with a Texas plate for an equipment violation on I-40 near Ash Fork.

March 10, 2020
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Upcoming events in and around Williams.

March 10, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Kaibab National Forest is adding additional programs to its already extensive calendar of archaeology month talks and tours scheduled throughout March in the Williams area.

March 10, 2020
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PHOENIX – Arizona Snowbowl will replace an aging chairlift in need of repair with a much faster one, opening next season as part of a multimillion dollar, multiyear expansion, resort officials said March 5.

March 10, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — As coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnoses become more widespread, Northern Arizona University (NAU) is focused on protecting its campus communities against the disease and concerns surrounding health and safety.

March 10, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) was recently awarded $85,867 in results-based funding from the Arizona Department of Education for its performance on the state-wide testing.

By Wendy Howell March 10, 2020
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The project features Jim Enote (Zuni), Nikki Cooley (Navajo), Leigh Kuwanwisiwma (Hopi), Coleen Kaska (Havasupai) and Loretta Jackson-Kelly (Hualapai).

By Katherine Locke March 10, 2020
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PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has completed its random draw for 2020 elk and pronghorn hunts.

March 5, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Carli Moncher stood over an expanse of teddy bears, balloons and candles left outside an apartment complex where a 6-year-old boy died this week, wiping her eyes shielded by sunglasses.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press March 5, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The parents and grandmother of a 6-year-old Arizona boy found dead in his home from apparent malnourishment have been arrested on suspicion of murder and child abuse, police said Tuesday.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press March 4, 2020

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