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  1. One year after declaring a water crisis, Williams city officials...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Williams

    One year in and millions of dollars later, the city of Williams is still struggling to free itself from a water crisis that has frustrated residents, strained the city budget, and stalled several new construction projects. But with the city working on two wells - one new and one old - and the possibility of new developments helping with water infrastructure, there may be some light at the end of the tunnel.

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  2. Vikings can't hold on for first round win against Valley Sanders in state tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Williams

    Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - It looked like the Williams Vikings might be able to pull out a win against Valley Sanders in the first round of the Division IV state playoffs Feb. 20. At the half, the score was tied at 33 points.

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  3. theme park plan unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Williams

    Gary Granger, president and CEO of the Granger Group from Michigan, discusses his company's proposal for a theme park on the Gonzales Lake Property at the Feb. 12 Williams City Council meeting. Marissa Freireich/WGCN WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  4. Barbeque Festival up in smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Williams

    After five years of losing money on the Northern Arizona Barbeque Festival, the Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce has decided to call off this year's event. With the festival losing $2,542 last year, the Chamber Board of Directors voted at the end of January to pay the $1,875 already committed to the event and cancel it this year, according to Chamber Board President Jerry Anthony.

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  5. Theme Park District Board hears proposals, discusses how to fund board operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Williams

    After their first meeting last week, the five members of the Arizona Theme Park District Board left with one major question unanswered: how to pay for the board's fledgling operation. The group's first meeting took place Feb. 13 at Phoenix City Hall.

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  6. couple celebrates 50th Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Williams

    Pictured with the bride and groom are Connie's grandparents, Nanny and Algot Nordlund. The Hiemenzes recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.

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  7. School welding building structurally unsoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Williams

    The school district is waiting to receive a report about what needs to be fixed in the building in order for students to resume class there. Once the district gets bids for the work, the governing board will vote on whether it is cost effective to make the repairs or if they need to find an alternative welding space for students.

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  8. winery faces zoning hurdles before wine sales can beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Williams

    Ann Serna of the Wagon Wheel Winery has more than 400 cases of wine that are currently being made or that are all ready to serve to customers. But with her property not fitting in to any of the county's zoning guidelines, Serna is unable to sell any of it. 1 comment

  9. New well north of I-40 to cost more than $1.6 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Williams

    Almost a year after entering into a water crisis, the city of Williams is ready to drill a new well at a cost of more than $1.6 million. The city's new Sweetwater Well will be located on a 16-acre piece of city-owned property north of Interstate 40 on Airport Road.

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  10. Young artists go pro at the Gallery in WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Williams

    The Gallery in Williams will put on a youth art exhibit throughout the month, and students can choose to price their items to sell. The Gallery is accepting entries through Feb. 28 for the art show.

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  11. zipline gives 23,000 rides in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Williams

    Last year about 23,000 people rode the Route 66 Zipline, compared to 15,000 people in 2013. Ryan Williams/WGCN John Holst, left, and Dan LaPaglia, right, own businesses across the street from the Route 66 Zipline.

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  12. Grant money helps pay for new water storage tank in WilliamsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Williams

    The city of Williams is set to receive a new storage tank for treated water, thanks in part to some state grant funding. At their Jan. 29 meeting, the Williams City Council voted to submit an application for the project for about $265,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds from the Arizona Department of Housing Regional Account.

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  13. Lady Vikings win three in a row, hope for playoff spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Williams

    Despite three wins last week, the Williams High School Lady Vikings basketball team's playoff hopes still hang in the balance. With the top 24 teams in each division making the state playoffs, the Lady Vikes are currently ranked 24th with one more regular season game and the sectional playoffs before the state tournament starts.

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  14. Vikings drop to number 20 with 75-71 loss to SeligmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS,Ariz. - The Williams High School Vikings boys basketball team finished up their last week of regular season play with one win and one loss, dropping them to number 20 in the rankings.

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

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  16. Shorter school week not saving district any moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  17. Vikings ranked 16th going into last week of regular season playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  18. Lady Vikes hoping to make state playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  19. Renaissance theme park dream still alive in WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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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  20. Fate of district's 1970s crown travel bus in questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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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