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“(Canyon Closet) is going to be basically a non-profit Goodwill, if you will,” said Gloria Barrett. “People can drop off their clothing, exchange clothing for a larger size … it’s going to be something that is available to the community at any time.”

By Loretta McKenney February 18, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Because of elevated levels of mercury, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is advising the public to limit their consumption of black crappie caught in Santa Fe Lake in Williams.

By Loretta McKenney February 4, 2020
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Flagstaff locals Justin Salamon, Lyndsay Hupp and Omar Martinez were three of nine storytellers who shared personal accounts of experiences on rivers during the second annual Grand Canyon Youth storytelling event Jan. 23 at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff.

By Loretta McKenney January 28, 2020
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The application will be submitted to Kaibab National Forest later this week.

By Loretta McKenney January 28, 2020
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Viking Jazlyn Romero has signed with Paradise Valley Community College to play softball in the fall of 2020.

By Loretta McKenney December 17, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. —Ryan Kopicky, a captain and volunteer firefighter with Williams Fire Department, moved to Williams from the Pacific Northwest more than a decade ago and now he and his family are moving back.

By Loretta McKenney November 26, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Ring. Ring. Ring. The sound of Salvation Army bell ringers is familiar around this time of year; however, this year bell ringers are in short supply and local coordinators are seeking volunteers to help carry on the tradition and help families in need.

By Loretta McKenney November 26, 2019
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Magic still exists: Polar Express staff steps up for special passenger
A night of disappointments turns into a magical experience

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Magic exists. That’s what one southern Arizona family believes after an act of kindness and a visit by a very special person during a recent visit to the Polar Express Train in Williams.

By Loretta McKenney November 26, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Senior Center may seem a little emptier now after Dolores Paredes, coordinator and long-time cook at the center, retired Nov. 21.

By Loretta McKenney November 26, 2019
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By 9:45 a.m. the temperature had risen to between 55-60 degrees. With increased temperatures and no obvious area for snakes to be hidden, Kevin Overfield said he was not looking for snakes.

By Loretta McKenney November 12, 2019

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