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  1. State lawmakers get civics mindedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Williams

    * Passage of the test is required in order to graduate from high school or obtain a high school equivalency diploma. WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  2. Shorter school week not saving district any moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Williams

    Students make their way to class at Williams High School last week. The district switched to a four-day school schedule six years ago, but officials haven't seen the cost savings they expected from the change.

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  3. Vikings ranked 16th going into last week of regular season playRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Williams High School Vikings boys basketball team left it all on the court in three games last week.

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  4. Lady Vikes hoping to make state playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - As the regular season comes to a close, the Williams High School Lady Vikings basketball team is hoping to keep their playoff dreams alive.

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  5. Renaissance theme park dream still alive in WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Williams

    Amid the talk circulating about a possible theme park coming to Williams, a core group of local residents is working to bring a different attraction to town - a renaissance park. The project is separate from the newly formed theme park district in Williams, and Worden hopes work can start on his attraction when the city's water crisis is resolved.

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  6. Fate of district's 1970s crown travel bus in questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Williams

    Above and below: Williams Unified School District's 1970 Crown Travel bus sits outside of the bus barn. With the district purchasing new buses recently, there's no room for the older bus inside.

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  7. Middle school point system a success after first semesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Williams

    Social studies teacher Susan Hamilton goes over a lesson with her students. Middle school students can earn some of the points they need to move on to the next grade by passing their core classes.

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  8. Free Community Emergency Response Team training this weekendRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Williams

    * Disaster medical operations, part one: Diagnosing and treating airway obstruction, bleeding, and shock by using simple triage and rapid treatment techniques. * Disaster medical operations, part two: Performing a head to toe assessment, establishing a treatment area, performing basic first aid, and practicing in a safe and sanitary manner.

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  9. Electric substation to be complete in late FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Williams

    Although work on Williams' second electric substation is already underway, the city is still finalizing its finance agreement with Arizona Public Service . APS has agreed to pay for the upfront cost of constructing the new Kaibab Substation and the city will pay the company back interest free over four years.

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  10. Community members discuss future of city events at event huddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Williams

    Active volunteer Rodger Ely addresses representatives from different service organizations and businesses at Williams' first event huddle Jan. 8. The purpose of the event was for people to work together to improve the city's events. Marissa Freireich/WGCN Event huddle organizer Kerry-Lynn Moede briefs attendees on what the chamber has in store for 2015.

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  11. Good Earth Power partners with Flagstaff composting companyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Good Earth Power AZ, LLC has entered into a strategic partnership with Roots Composting, LLC to produce a line of enriched soil products that will be sold and distributed throughout the southwest.

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  12. Tough road ahead for Williams Vikings in second half of basketball seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Williams

    Williams Viking Christian Plascencia goes for two in this Williams News file photo. Plascencia hit a three-pointer to help the Vikings win their game against San Luis during the St. Johns Holiday Tournament on Jan. 3. The Vikings won the game 53-51.

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  13. County Supervisors give Williams theme park district the OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Williams

    The property is located north of Interstate 40, west of the Quality Inn and east of Cataract Lake. Ryan Williams/WGCN The Williams theme park district allows for a potential project to be built on 475 acres of the Gonzales Lake property.

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  14. Bearizona set to expand operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Williams

    Since opening in 2010, Bearizona Drive-Thru Wildlife Park has continuously improved on and added to its exhibits. But now the park is ready to undergo its biggest expansion since opening - a three building complex surrounding a lake that will feature retail, restaurant, and office space as well as additional animals.

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  15. Masked man robs Williams Motel 6 at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Williams

    A masked suspect robbed a local hotel at gunpoint last week, leaving with a small amount of cash but without injuring anyone. The Williams Police Department responded to the armed robbery on Dec. 30 at 2:30 a.m. at the Motel 6 at 831 W. Route 66. According to Police Chief Herman Nixon, the suspect entered the hotel, pointed a semiautomatic handgun at the clerk and demanded money.

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  16. Elephant Rocks Golf Course sees big gains in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Williams

    Elephant Rocks Golf Course Manager Scott Little tries to coax a ball into a hole at the course. Little started managing the course at the start of the 2013 season, and last year the course had its most successful year on record.

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  17. Williams, ArizonaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Williams

    Anonymous tips can be left at any time at 635-5992. Those who want to report a crime while remaining anonymous can also call Silent Witness at 774-6111 or 29-CRIME.

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  18. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Williams

    A storm that began Dec. 31 dropped 14 inches of snow in Williams. Connie Hiemenz/WGCN Trucks wait out a storm at exit 161 that closed I-40 between Williams and Kingman because of multiple accidents.

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  19. Forest Service closes Bill Williams Mountain Road for winterRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Kaibab National Forest is closing the Bill Williams Mountain Road, also known as Forest Road 111, for the winter season beginning at 8 a.m. Dec. 24. The steep and winding road, which goes to the top of Bill Williams Mountain just south of the City of Williams, is closed seasonally to ensure public safety during snow season.

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  20. resident celebrates 100 New Year's EvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Williams

    Delaney turns one year old. Ryan Williams/WGCN WILLIAMS, Ariz. - New Year's Eve is a time to celebrate with family and friends, reflect on the past year and look forward to the future.

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