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The Prescott National Forest began an orderly closure of developed recreation sites on Monday, March 23, to protect public health and safety and to align with state and local measures already in place to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 25, 2020
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As of March 20, Coconino County has stated that there are currently nine presumptive positive cases in the county.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 20, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Coconino County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation closing restaurants and other businesses in Coconino County to members of the public, effective at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 19 through Wednesday, April 1.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 18, 2020
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The westbound lanes on Interstate 40 are closed because of a crash at milepost 161 west of Williams.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 18, 2020
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The Williams Safeway is now offering special hours for senior citizens over 65 year's old, customer's with a disability, those who are pregnant and those with compromised immune systems.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 18, 2020
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Arizona Snowbowl has announced plans to suspend winter operations at 4 p.m. March 17 in response to COVID-19.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 17, 2020
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Grand Canyon Unified School District School is closing for the week of March 16 as a proactive measure related to the coronavirus, officials said.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 15, 2020
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Latest Williams area coronavirus news: March 15 update
All Arizona schools close through March 27

This is the latest information about the impacts of coronavirus in northern Arizona.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 14, 2020
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Grand Canyon National Park remains open, however, because of public health concerns related to COVID-19, some park facilities are closed and some related activities have been cancelled.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 13, 2020
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As Williams Unified School District students head to spring break next week, Superintendent Rick Honsinger revealed the district’s latest response to the coronavirus.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 12, 2020
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The National Weather Service in Flagstaff is forecasting heavy rain and potential flooding now through Friday afternoon.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 12, 2020
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Northern Arizona University and Coconino Community College announced they will transition to all online classes following spring break amid intensifying concerns about the transmission of coronavirus.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 12, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Wet weather is expected across Arizona through Friday with forecasters saying possible heavy rains in some areas could result in flooding with flowing washes and roads covered by water.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 11, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Gallery in Williams is celebrating National Youth Art Month through the month of March and invites the public to visit The Gallery to view local youth art.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 3, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The city of Williams will soon begin converting downtown public street lights to LED light bulbs.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News March 3, 2020
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Tusayan Fire receives new extrication equipment through state grant
$25,991 Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety grant supplies necessary tools for Tusayan firefighters

The new extrication tools will allow responders to perform extrications on larger vehicles like tour buses, RVs and tractor trailers.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 25, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Youth ages four to 18 are encouraged to sign up for the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) season that runs from the third week of May to early August.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 11, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Juniper Creek Outdoors in Williams is now offering hay and feed after a recent expansion at their location.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 11, 2020
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Previously closed hiking trails on Bill Williams Mountain now open to the public
Steep slope fuels reduction work on Bill Williams halted due to wet winter

The temporary area closure restricting public access from the mountain where helicopter operations were occurring has been lifted as of Feb. 1.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 4, 2020
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Javier and Ruby Gonzalez are excited to bring specialty grocery products to Williams with the opening of their new store, Gonzalez Mini Market.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 4, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The second annual Golden Deeds Awards Dinner is coming back to the Williams Senior Center April 18 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 4, 2020
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Spoiled by warm temperatures this weekend, Williams residents and visitors will experience a fast-moving storm that could bring light snow and cold temperatures Monday through Wednesday.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 2, 2020
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Community calendar: Week of Jan. 29

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 28, 2020
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Heritage Elementary School has announced its January Students of the Month.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 28, 2020
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From the desk of the librarian: Week of Jan. 29

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 28, 2020
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On Jan. 9, an eight person crew launched from Lees Ferry in an attempt to break a speed record by rowing 277 river miles of the Grand Canyon in less than 34 hours. They were unsuccessful.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 21, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Spring and summer youth sports programs in Williams are gearing up. Little League baseball and softball signups are underway with the season set to begin in April.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 21, 2020
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The National Weather Service (NWS) is calling for a slight chance of rain showers before 8 p.m. tonight, followed by a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. and a slight chance of snow showers in the early morning.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 16, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Volunteer Fire Department celebrated the holidays during its annual Christmas party Dec. 14 at American Legion Cordova Post #13 in Williams.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 14, 2020
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Ponderosa Fire District Engine 821 crew participates in ice water rescue training with the Greater Flagstaff Region partners at Flagstaff Ranch Jan. 7.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 14, 2020
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The Prescott Valley Police Department is seeking the community’s help in finding three runaway juveniles.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 7, 2020
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PHOENIX — The nest is primed and a live-streaming camera is already broadcasting the day-to-day life of a pair of bald eagles hoping to raise a family inside their Lake Pleasant Regional Park nest.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 7, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A dry cold front brought a drop in temperatures this week while breezy northerly winds have continued to make it feel even colder outside.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 7, 2020
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A 58-year-old Texas man who was reported missing Dec. 22 has been found alive in Grand Canyon National Park, according to the National Park Service.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 2, 2020
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PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey announced the inaugural 2019 Arizona Medal of Valor honorees on Dec. 30, recognizing heroic public safety officials who demonstrated extraordinary acts of valor, courage and heroism.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 31, 2019
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Four Rollers League members Steve Swatling (left) and Natalie Barrow received hams for achieving the best score plus handicap during week 14.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 30, 2019
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Grand Canyon is currently under a winter weather advisory until 5 p.m. today.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2019
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Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches is expected with localized amounts up to 6 inches.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2019
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At 6:30 a.m. heavy snow was falling from Williams to Flagstaff to Munds Park spreading eastward to near Clints Well, according to the National Weather Service

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 24, 2019
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Snow rates of up to two inches per hour are possible and additional snowfall is expected for elevations above 6,000 feet.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 24, 2019
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Gallery: 31 children available for adoption in Arizona
DCS adoption process is free, children of every age want a family

Williams-Grand Canyon News has partnered with AZFamily and Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) to showcase 31 Arizona children who are looking for their forever home.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 17, 2019
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Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, residents will no longer receive a Free Dump Voucher from Williams Transfer Station by mail.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 17, 2019
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The Maine Consolidated School Mustangs took the title at the I-40 League tournament Dec. 7.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 17, 2019
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Around the Canyon: Week of Dec. 18

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 17, 2019
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Santa will be visiting Williams Recreation Center Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 10, 2019
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Four Rollers League celebrates end of first half of season

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 10, 2019
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Around the Canyon: Week of Dec. 11

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 10, 2019
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National parks are the perfect place to celebrate the holidays, whether nestled among the high-country pines or lounging by Lake Mead or Lake Powell.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 10, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams community members joined the Williams Police Department, Williams Fire Department and Williams VFW Dec. 5 to honor local law enforcement honors who have died in the line of duty.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 10, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams Lions Club, working with four local businesses, will again sponsor the Toys for Kids program for local children in need.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 3, 2019

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