Trusted local news leader for Williams AZ and the Grand Canyon
Tue, Oct. 15

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Wendy Howell
Reporter

928-635-4426 Extension: 3608

whowell@williamsnews.com

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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams community is joining tens of thousands of U.S. families to make an impact in the lives of children in need.

By Wendy Howell 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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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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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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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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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In early September, the Stilo Development Group resubmitted plans to the U.S. Forest Service to develop a luxury resort property in Tusayan.

By Wendy Howell October 8, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With the help of the Williams Rotary Club, Williams Elementary-Middle School’s Kindercamp is on track for another summer of early-learning fun. The club recently donated $4,000 to WEMS for the 2020 pre-kindergarten program.

By Wendy Howell October 8, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Sunshine Rescue Mission in Flagstaff ran into resistance from the Parks community last week when the group began investigating the possible purchase of 18-acres in the rural neighborhood to create a tiny home community for formerly homeless men and women.

By Wendy Howell October 8, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams Vikings have moved into first place in the 1A Conference after the Arizona Interscholastic Association released its rankings Oct. 1.

By Wendy Howell October 8, 2019

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