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As of Oct. 17, an additional 721 acres were successfully treated along a two-mile stretch of the west side of State Highway 64, just north of the Kaibab Lake entrance road.

October 22, 2019
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona wildlife authorities have urged people against feeding wild animals after a woman who regularly feeds javelina in Tucson was bitten by one.

October 22, 2019
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz — Coconino National Forest firefighters were planning to conduct prescribed burns today near the Fort Valley area and other areas north of Flagstaff later during the week, but those plans have been cancelled today due to unhealthy smoke impacts in Flagstaff and predicted northerly winds.

October 22, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A new prescribed fire project is set to begin this week on the Williams Ranger District and will likely last several months.

By Wendy Howell October 22, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — It’s time for thrills and chills this season as Halloween rapidly approaches. This year, Williams and surrounding communities are ready to scare your socks off and offer you a howling good night.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 22, 2019
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Curious as to what is happening in Flagstaff this week?

October 21, 2019
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Food trucks. Wi-Fi. Hot showers. Those campground upgrades could be coming to a national park near you.

By Felicia Fonseca/Associated Press October 20, 2019
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Long-time Williams Police Department officer Robert Anderson is leaving Williams.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 16, 2019
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Three-legged dog plays game of cat and mouse
Central Arizona Animal Search and Rescue returned about 180 dogs to their owners last year

Finding a three-legged dog in the Verde Valley is like finding a needle in a haystack.

By Vyto Starinskas Special to the Williams News October 16, 2019
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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) —

October 16, 2019
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Community Calendar: Week of Oct. 16

October 16, 2019
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Kaibab National Forest fire managers have begun applying prescribed fire treatments on the first units of the Three Sisters Prescribed Fire Project north of Williams.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 16, 2019
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Williams fire responds to accidents, bees, smoke alarms in September
Firefighters extinguish mattress fire caused by resident torching bed bugs

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Volunteer Fire Department responded to 22 calls in September, three members attended Arizona State Fire School in Mesa and four engines transported high school, middle school and elementary school students during the Williams Homecoming parade.

October 15, 2019
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A Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office canine unit is responsible for the discovery of 30 lbs. of cocaine and nearly 5 lbs. of heroin during a traffic stop on I-40 near Ash Fork Oct. 14.

By Wendy Howell October 15, 2019
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A group of agriculture students from Mayer High School recently reached out to a community member in need.

October 15, 2019
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NewLife Forest Products, LLC held an official ground breaking ceremony Oct. 9 for Windfall Sawmill, a new mill on Garland Prairie Road.

By Wendy Howell October 15, 2019
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Bearizona pledges $90,000 to new WEMS after- school program
Community contributions and 21st Century Grant ensure longevity of Falcon Flyers program at WEMS

Bearizona recently partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Flagstaff to secure $90,000 in funding to help with the newly established Falcon Flyers afterschool program at Williams Elementary-Middle School.

October 15, 2019
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To do: Find those fall colors in Williams
Seven hikes to celebrate fall in northern Arizona

Whether you are a resident looking to soak in the autumn ambiance or simply a tourist seeking a great fall getaway destination, northern Arizona will surely fit the bill. Here are 6 great places to take in the beauty of the fall season in Williams.

By Wendy Howell October 15, 2019
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Ash Fork Elementary honored as National Blue Ribbon school
School recognized for academics and as one of Arizona’s highest performing schools

Ash Fork Elementary School was among five in the state recently named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

By Wendy Howell October 15, 2019
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Williams Police Department has cancelled a Silver Alert for a Williams resident.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News October 15, 2019
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Williams animal lovers came to St. John's Episcopal-Lutheran Church Oct. 6 for the annual Blessing of the Animals.

October 11, 2019
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Classic car owners returned to Williams Oct. 5 for the eighth annual Datsun Car Show.

October 11, 2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An aggressive wildfire in Southern California seared its way through dry vegetation Oct. 11 and spread quickly, destroying dozens of homes as tens of thousands of residents scrambled to get out of its way, authorities said.

By STEFANIE DAZIO and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press October 11, 2019
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Full steam ahead: Grand Canyon Railway celebrates 30 years
The 1989 revitalization of the Grand Canyon Railway helped shape the Williams community

In 1984, the city of Williams went down in history as the last Route 66 town to be bypassed by Interstate-40. As predicted, many Williams businesses struggled as traffic circumvented the town on the newly constructed interstate, and the streets of Williams became quiet.

By Wendy Howell October 11, 2019
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona is getting $1 million to further its research into international wildlife conservation.

October 11, 2019

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