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  1. Community Spring Celebration and Kite Festival set for Saturday at Cureton ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Williams

    Kite festival organizer Rob Krombeen practices flying the "world's smallest kite" in preparation for this Saturday's event at Cureton Park. Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  2. Arizona Theme Park District Board moves forward in second meeting ... slowlyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Williams

    Operating as a brand new entity, the Arizona Theme Park District navigated its second meeting last week with caution, moving forward with baby steps. Board members took action on three of the six items on their agenda, while asking for more information or saying it was too soon to decide on the remaining items.

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  3. Off to the races: Williams Pack 140 Cub Scouts head to District Pinewood Derby contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Williams

    All three Scouts placed well enough in their den competition to qualify for the the district finals April 18 in Flagstaff. Ryan Williams/WGCN WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  4. High School principal, school district business manager outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Williams

    Two Williams Unified School District administrators will not return to their positions this coming school year, after one asked to be released from his contract and another's contract was not renewed. Williams High School Principal Richard Van Nostrand, who signed a two-year contract with the district last summer, asked to be released from his contract for family reasons at the April 8 governing board meeting.

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  5. Theme Park District Board to meet in council chambersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Williams

    In an effort to help the Arizona Theme Park District Board get up and running, the city of Williams is willing to provide them with some limited administrative assistance, but only to the extent that it offers other organizations. That was the message Williams City Council members expressed while considering an Intergovernmental Agreement with the theme park district at their April 9 meeting.

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  6. Late season snow keeps fire season in checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Williams

    Smoke from the lightning caused Sitgreaves Fire can be seen from I-40 in this file photo. Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  7. Love's Travel Stop opens for business April 9 in WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Williams

    A tractor trailer exits Interstate 40 to fill up at the new Love's Travel Stop in Williams on April 10. Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams residents now have another option for purchasing fuel, meals, snacks and more.

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  8. Yellow House to receive 2015 Governor's Heritage Preservation Honor AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Williams

    The Historic Yellow House in Williams has been selected to receive a 2015 Governor's Heritage Preservation Honor Award. Submitted photo Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  9. Folklorico flourishes in WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Williams

    Hundred of miles north of the border, a Mexican tradition has taken root in Williams, where it's continued to thrive for about 20 years - folklorico dancing. "Each state has its own dance form," he said.

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  10. Art workshops to benefit Williams Alliance for the Arts to take place ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Williams

    Ryan Williams/WGCN * Community Easter Eggstravaganza: April 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Recreation Center. Information: 635-1496.

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  11. City close to finalizing replacement contract for 1,500 aging water metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Williams

    The city of Williams is one step closer to recapturing its lost water revenue after city council members approved a bid for the water meter replacement program at their March 26 meeting. Council members voted to award the bid to Mountain States Pipe and Supply.

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  12. City looks to partner with school district to improve academic successRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Williams

    In a small town, everything is interconnected. With that in mind, city and school officials are hoping they can work together as the city of Williams develops for the benefit of the entire community.

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  13. Kaibab National Forest treats almost 3,000 acres of grassland with Heritage GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Williams

    Submitted photo Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Kaibab National Forest recently completed treatment of almost 3,000 acres of grassland on the Williams Ranger District using a $50,000 Heritage Grant awarded by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

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  14. Lady Vikings win some, lose someRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Williams

    The Williams High School Lady Vikings softball team played six games in the past two weeks, winning two and losing four. The team started off with two wins in a double header against Tonopah Valley on March 17. The Lady Vikings won the first game by a score of 19-9 and the second game with a score of 21-11.

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  15. Photo: Lady Vikings dominate Tonopah in double headerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News Miranda Baldosky takes a swing at the plate during the Lady Vikings' 21-11 win against Tonopah Valley at home March 17. Williams went on to beat Tonopah in the second game of a double header 19-9. Comments are not posted immediately.

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  16. The 'bear' necessities: new cubs at Bearizona sleep and eat ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Williams

    New cubs sleep as many as 20 hours per day. Ryan Williams/WGCN Animal keeper Laura Leinaar plays with bear cubs Klondike and Kaptain March 19 at Bearizona Wildlife Park.

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  17. Elephant Rocks Golf Course in Williams now open for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Williams

    Above: Rick Shipley putts for par on the 16th green of Elephant Rocks Golf Course in Williams. Below: Members of the Men's Club head to the next hole.

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  18. Good Earth grading and burn permits revokedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Williams

    Submitted photo A wood chip fire burns at the Good Earth Power AZ mill site on Garland Prairie Road recently. Submitted photo "You've got another wood company out there on one side that has about $1 million in inventory laying out there and you do have some residents on other side saying hey my house is here," said Williams' Building Inspector Tim Pettit.

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  19. Parents Who Care raising money to put on Grad Night celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Williams

    The Parents Who Care will raffle off five Easter baskets on April 1 at the Williams Senior Center to raise money for Senior Grad Night. Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  20. Photos: New bears born at BearizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News Bearizona Wildlife Park recently announced the arrival of three North American bear cubs, which were born in early January at the Williams, Arizona Wildlife Park. The bear cubs can be seen in a special care area of the park until May when they will then be big enough to go out into their own enclosure within the walk through portions of the park.

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