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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams Unified School District preschool program recently received a four-star rating for the services they provide for Williams’ youngest learners.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News May 26, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Salons, barbershops and gyms have been in high demand after reopening May 8 following an order from Gov. Doug Ducey shutting down gyms March 20 and salons April 3 to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

By Loretta McKenney May 26, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House voted May 21 to give businesses sweeping protections from lawsuits if their customers or employees get sick from the coronavirus and to eliminate criminal penalties for violating the governor's public-health orders.

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press May 22, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Strong south to southwest winds are rolling across northern Arizona this afternoon.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News May 19, 2020
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The town of Williams showed signs of an economic revival as restaurants, bars and retail shops opened this week.

May 19, 2020
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A Memorial Day ceremonty will be held at the Williams Cemetery May 25 at 11 a.m.

May 19, 2020
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• Officers retrieved firearm from subject as ordered by court due to order of protection; • Officers assisted school with food delivery;

May 19, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With Gov. Doug Ducey’s stay-at-home orders expiring last week, the city of Williams is eager to return to business as usual and by such has decided to begin planning for a Fourth of July fireworks show.

By Wendy Howell May 19, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. —The town of Williams may be small, but it knows how to go big when it comes to celebrating its youth. On May 22, the town’s 53 graduating high school seniors will be honored with a fireworks show followed by an outdoor invite-only graduation ceremony the following weekend.

By Wendy Howell May 19, 2020
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Williams says good-bye to recycle program
City of Williams to no longer pickup recycling after May 18; monthly rates expected to increase in 2020

The city started looking at dropping the program last year after receiving a letter that stated the cost for recycle would be increasing.

By Loretta McKenney May 19, 2020
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Now, with less than 30 days before the show, organizers are hustling to finalize plans for the car show.

By Loretta McKenney May 19, 2020
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Northern Arizona Healthcare reported there were 166 patients at Flagstaff Medical Center May 18, with 26 COVID-19 patients. The ICU had 40 patients.

May 19, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Kaibab National Forest will open developed campgrounds for the overnight camping season this week.

May 18, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz — After closing earlier this spring to stem the transmission of the coronavirus, Coconino National Forest will begin reopening some recreation sites May 14.

May 14, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Flagstaff Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest will begin selling commercial firewood permits May 18 for six areas of live and dead juniper trees near Yeager Canyon that will provide approximately 10 cords of wood in each area.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News May 14, 2020
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The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) put in place Stage 2 fire restrictions May 12.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News May 13, 2020
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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors held a community-wide live stream town hall meeting May 6 and stated the county has not seen a 14-day decline in the number of positive COVID-19 cases which the state is using as the first trigger to relaxing restrictions.

By Wendy Howell May 12, 2020
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"This is not a green light to speed," Ducey said. "This is a green light to proceed, and we're going to proceed with caution."

By Associated Press May 12, 2020
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The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) May 5-12 — • Officers responded to subject camping in city limits on RT66 near JJ’s, subject warned and moved;

May 12, 2020
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Kaibab National Forest will be temporarily closing the green waste disposal site at the Moonset Pit.

May 12, 2020
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“Our community has had an awesome response to the Testing Blitz,” said Coconino County Supervisor Liz Archuleta.

May 12, 2020
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The Fancy Mask competition sponsored by Kali Kaliche and The Williams-Grand Canyon News has extended the deadline through May 20.

May 12, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The city of Williams has been recognized for their efforts in the upgrade of Grand Canyon Boulevard by receiving the 2020 Public Works Project of the Year – Transportation award from the American Public Works Association (APWA).

By Wendy Howell May 12, 2020
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An end to the lockdown in Gallup would likely mean stricter restrictions at Zuni.

By By Morgan Lee, Associated Press May 8, 2020
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“We’re trying our hardest to provide responsive public safety, reliable utilities, solid infrastructure, and quality recreational facilities for our citizens and our valued guests," said city manager Chase Waggoner.

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