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WASHINGTON — The popular 4FRI forest maintenance program is back on track with a more focused, more realistic approach that appears to have government, industry and environmental officials in rare agreement.

By Ulysse Bex, Cronkite News December 21, 2021
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Residents voice concerns, support for Airport Road development rezoning
Emotions run high in second public hearing for 407-unit project

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Despite making significant changes to the original proposal for a master plan community north of Williams, developer Steve Iverson was met with some local opposition at the second hearing in front of the Williams Planning and Zoning Commission Dec. 16.

By Wendy Howell December 21, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. – A winter storm warning is in effect for northern Arizona tonight, Dec. 14.

By Wendy Howell December 14, 2021
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On Dec. 4, Lieutenant Pugh and Sergeant Fulmer represented team Coconino County Sheriff's Office in the Over the Edge fundraising event for Special Olympics Arizona.

December 14, 2021
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Williams veterans and residents paused for a few moments Dec. 7 to remember the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Base in Hawaii, which took place Dec. 7, 1941.

December 14, 2021
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Herman Nixon was recognized by Williams City Council Dec. 9 for 16 years of service.

December 14, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Prescribed burns will commence across the south zone of the Kaibab National Forest for the remainder of this month on both the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts.

December 14, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With the arrival of snow and wet weather, Coconino National Forest is beginning to close many forest roads for the safety of visitors and to protect forest roads during the winter season.

December 14, 2021
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PHOENIX — Arizona’s bald eagles are back, and they will soon be preparing for the next generation of eagles at breeding sites statewide, including White Horse Lake in Williams.

December 14, 2021
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Last week, Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) confirmed Arizona’s first known case of the COVID-19 omicron variant.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 14, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams City Council joined other Arizona cities Dec. 9 when they passed an ordinance setting rules for governing recreational marijuana use and sales in the city limits.

By Wendy Howell December 14, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The first measurable snowfall is on the way this afternoon, Dec. 9, with up to 4 inches of predicted for the Williams area.

December 9, 2021
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Ponderosa Fire Department responded to the intersection of Shadow Mountain Drive and Hughes Avenue in front of the Pilot gas station in Bellemont Nov.

December 7, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Grand Canyon News recently announced that Judy Martinez has been promoted to general manager of the Williams-Grand Canyon News and the Navajo-Hopi Observer effective Dec. 1.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 7, 2021
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The Williams City Council meets Dec. 9 for a regular meeting. Items on the agenda include:

December 7, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. —Williams Police Department was recently awarded a $61,200 DUI enforcement and traffic safety grant from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS).

December 7, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — On Dec. 3, a man renting a condominium in the Munds Parks area reported being shot at and robbed by a woman he met on Instagram.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 7, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to linger into a second winter, COVID-19 rates in Coconino County are beginning to decline after a season high 546 cases the week of Nov. 13.

By Wendy Howell December 7, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. —Kaibab National Forest has approved Drake Cement, LLC to operate a pozzolan mine on the Williams Ranger District in and around Frenchy Pit.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 7, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Yavapai County Sheriff David Rhodes pleaded guilty Dec. 2 to operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol and was sentenced to a year of probation and will spend two days in home confinement.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press December 7, 2021
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The Williams Police Department answered the following calls for service, among others — • Officers took theft of catalytic convertor from vehicle at local hotel.

November 30, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Hidden in the busy holiday shopping frenzy last week was Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting local companies on the busiest shopping weekend of the year.

November 30, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Police Department is holding its annual Fallen Officer Wreath ceremony Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at the Williams cemetery. The event is open to the public.

November 30, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Thousands of people flock to northern Arizona each year to immerse themselves in the pinyon-juniper and ponderosa pine forests, whether it’s to camp, hike, fish, hunt or ride off-highway vehicles.

By Wendy Howell November 30, 2021
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The Williams Police Department answered the following calls for service, among others — • Officers took theft of catalytic convertor from vehicle at local hotel.

November 30, 2021