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  1. Theme park tax district approved in WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Williams

    For decades, various entities have wanted to build a theme park in the Williams area. Now, city officials have taken the first step in legally allowing a potential project to move forward.

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  2. City of Williams to develop new well site on Airport Road next to substationRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Williams

    With Dogtown I Well still down in the midst of the city's water crisis, the city of Williams is now moving forward on a new well site. Williams City Council members approved the new site at their Dec. 11 meeting.

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  3. Vikings start week strong with two wins, finish with tough lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Williams High School Vikings basketball team trounced Rancho Solano and beat Ash Fork but suffered a disappointing loss to Sedona to go 2-1 last week.

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  4. Chamber members want more marketing spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Williams

    WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce is hoping to improve on its events offerings, and community members can help by sharing their ideas and opinions.

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  5. If infectious disease strikes, medication will be available at Williams schoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Williams

    In the event of an infectious disease outbreak, Williams schools would serve as medication dispensing locations under a new agreement with the county. The Williams Unified School District Governing Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Coconino County regarding emergency preparedness at its Dec. 3 meeting.

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  6. Santa to visit Rec Center Saturday for Santa's World of WondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Williams

    Recreation Center employees Michelle Walker, Rose Newbold and Lori Santana prepare for Santa's World of Wonders last week. Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  7. Vikings place third in Williams Route 66 Holiday Basketball ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Williams

    Christian Plascencia drives to the hoop against Joseph City Dec. 4 during the Route 66 Holiday Basketball Classic. The Vikings defeated Joseph City 52-45.

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  8. Solid defense earns Lady Vikings three wins at Holiday tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Williams

    Gabby Giunta drives around a fallen Northland Preparatory Academy player on the way to a 48-42 win Dec. 4 in the Route 66 Holiday Basketball Classic in Williams. Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  9. Drug use down at Williams High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Williams

    Drug use and other risky behaviors are decreasing among local high school students, while positive influences that prevent those behaviors are increasing, according to data from the 2014 Arizona Youth Survey. The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission administered the survey to 36 then-10th graders and 28 then-12th graders at Williams High School in the spring of 2014.

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  10. Lady Vikings struggle to find their footing in 50-12 loss against Camp VerdeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Williams

    Marissa Freireich/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Williams Lady Vikings basketball team suffered a tough 50-12 loss against Camp Verde in their season opener at home on Nov. 25. With a young team on his hands, head coach Jet Feliciano said the group is still learning their roles on offense and defense.

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  11. Planning and Zoning creates oversized vehicle parking zones in downtown WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Williams

    Parking for oversized vehicles in downtown Williams may soon become easier with some proposed changes to the city's parking regulations. City staff has been working on a plan to better accommodate tractor trailers and tour buses for the past few months and presented it to the Planning and Zoning Commission at its Nov. 20 meeting.

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  12. Help is on the way: Local charitable organizations provide...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Williams

    Ryan Williams/WGCN WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The season for giving is here, and Williams has several causes that could use support from the community.

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  13. Lady Vikes hit the hardwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Williams

    Front row from left: Andrea Hernandez, Jackie Jaurequi, Miranda Velasco, Athena Kennelly, Destinee Pennington, Veronica Hernandez and Gloria Gonzalez. Ryan Williams/WGCN WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  14. City of Williams to issue new building permit despite water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Williams

    Almost eight months after the city implemented a building permit freeze in response to a level four water crisis, the city council has granted an exception. Andy and Danielle Worthington presented their proposal for building a single family residence that would not connect to the city's water supply at the Nov. 13 council meeting.

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  15. Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce seeks lighting contest entriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Williams

    Businesses participating in last year's lighting contest illuminate Second Street with their entries. The deadline to apply for this year's lighting contest is Nov. 26. Ryan Williams/WGCN Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  16. Photo: Cureton Park in Williams gets a faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News Workers recently demolished the old pool building, which was serving as a city maintenance building, at the southeast corner of Cureton Park. A new steel maintenance building is now located at the northwest corner of the park near the basketball courts.

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  17. Vikings basketball team prepares for scrimmage, sets sights on postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - With a large turnout for the boys basketball program this season, the Vikings are ready to start the season with a full roster that's full of talent.

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  18. Enrollment down at Williams Head StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Williams

    The Williams program is currently trying to fill three open spots in its afternoon program. Ryan Williams/WGCN WILLIAMS, Ariz.

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  19. sawmill up and running, plans underway to expand operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Williams

    Logging has historically been a vital industry for northern Arizona. So as chance would have it, when the new sawmill owners in Williams went looking for additional equipment, they ended up with a machine from back east that has roots in Ash Fork.

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  20. Yellow House listed as national historic placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Williams

    WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Yellow House in Williams is somewhat of a local landmark, but few people likely know the history behind the property.

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