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Miss Rocknroute 66 pageant to be held in Ash Fork
Registration now open for Oct. 23 pageant

Those interested in competing for the title should wear Rockabilly attire. T

By Loretta McKenney October 12, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Middle School science teacher Trina Siegfried was recently selected by Coconino County as a 2021 County Ambassador for Excellence, for her contributions as a teacher.

By Loretta McKenney October 5, 2021
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After nearly a century in business, Bashas' purchased by California chain
Independent, family-owned Raley’s Holding Company to assume Bashas’ stores

After 89 years of serving Arizona and 40 years on the Navajo Nation, Bashas' grocery announced Oct. 1 it has been acquired by Raley’s Holding Company, an independent regional grocer based in California.

By Loretta McKenney October 5, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In an effort to focus their attention on the Polar Express, Grand Canyon Railway will not be operating the Pumpkin Patch Train this season.

By Loretta McKenney September 28, 2021
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WUSD cancels contract with Boys and Girls Club
Boys and Girls Club seeks new venue for after-school program

According to WUSD Superintendent Eric Evans, the governing board made the decision because they believed the organization was not fulfilling its contract with the school.

By Loretta McKenney September 28, 2021
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In one trend, dubbed the “devious lick challenge,” TikTok users film themselves vandalizing and often stealing objects, specific to school property.

By Loretta McKenney September 21, 2021
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Grand Canyon National Park experienced a busy holiday weekend, Sept. 3-6.

By Loretta McKenney September 14, 2021
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Coming from humble beginnings — a product of immigrants, a student with learning disabilities and a child of a broken home — Acosta has met each challenge with fortitude and humor, and created an interesting life.

By Loretta McKenney September 7, 2021
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Tusayan Fire District is a combined fire district, which means they rely on full-time or career firefighters and reserve firefighters as well as volunteers.

By Loretta McKenney August 31, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After fireworks were canceled for the Fourth of July because of extreme fire conditions, Williams Fire Department (WFD) made plans for a Labor Day weekend fireworks show and celebration.

By Loretta McKenney August 31, 2021

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