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  1. Police to wear body cams starting in AugustRead the original story

    Tuesday | Williams

    The Williams City Council authorized the purchase of body cameras for the Williams Police Department at their July 23 meeting after Williams Police Chief Herman Nixon requested the purchase of 14 body cameras for the entire Williams police force. Police departments across the country have chosen to outfit officers with body cameras after scrutiny has increased over police tactics.

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  2. Springs Fire south of Williams continues to growRead the original story

    Tuesday | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The lightning-caused Springs Fire located nine miles southeast of Williams continues to meet fire management objectives and was 410 acres in size as of July 25. Crews are monitoring growth and evaluating the need for actions to keep the fire at a low to moderate intensity.

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  3. school board to allow online charter students to play sportsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Williams

    The Williams Unified School District Governing Board decided to allow students in grades 6-12 attending any Arizona online public charter school to participate in WUSD athletic programs. According to the Arizona Interscholastic Association a student who is enrolled in an Arizona online charter school and lives within the district may be allowed to try out for interscholastic athletics if permitted by the member school's governing board.

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  4. Juniors win one, lose one to end State Tourney runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Williams

    Williams Juniors won in a nail biter against Mesa Southern in their second game of the Little League State Tournament in Gilbert July 20. Williams got off to a rough start in the first with the lead off batters getting two strike-outs and a put-out at first. Mesa Southern came out swinging with their first two runners getting base hits, followed by a walk and double to end the first leading 2-0.

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  5. End of an era: Williams-Grand Canyon News Publisher Doug Wells to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Williams

    Wells will retire Aug. 28. Submitted photo Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - For more than 100 years the Wells family has been instrumental in publishing the Williams-Grand Canyon News.

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  6. Dent appointed to School District Governing BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Williams

    Dent applied for the position through Coconino County Board of Supervisors and was interviewed by an advisory committee consisting of district residents and a current board member. Dent will serve as a board member until Dec. 31, 2016.

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  7. School District hires new business managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Williams

    Students and parents will see a familiar face at the Williams Unified School District office when school begins in a few weeks. McNelly was born and raised in Williams.

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  8. Ranger District managing lightning caused fire nine miles south of WilliamsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Springs Fire has grown to 234 acres and the Forest Service is managing it to improve forest health, enhance wildlife habitat and reduce the potential for future high-intensity fires.

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  9. Tough night for Williams Junior sluggers at state tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Williams

    Williams Juniors faced Clarendon Little League, a central Phoenix team, in their first game of the State Tournament July 19 in Gilbert. Behind the strong pitching of ace Noah Obtea, Clarendon took control early and never looked back as Williams lost 16-0.

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  10. Youth Football and Cheer registration closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams Youth Football and Cheer registration will close on July 24. Players and cheerleaders ages 6-8 can register for the Tigers and ages 9-11 for the Bengals.

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  11. Softball All-Stars make strong showing in state playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams Little League 11-12 Softball All-Star team traveled to Marana, Arizona to represent District 10 in the State Tournament July 6. Williams faced District 2 Chanpions, Litchfield Park in game one.

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  12. goes to the dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Williams

    Williams' Cureton Park will be the new location of the annual Flagstaff Kennel Club Dog Show and Obedience Trial. After 22 years putting on their annual American Kennel Club shows at Ft.

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  13. Nation of Patriots Tour arrives July 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Williams

    The annual Nation of Patriots Tour is coming to Williams on July 18 and 19 for the National Passing the Flag Event. The riders are raising awareness and seeking donations to assist veterans in need.

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  14. Elephant Rocks Golf Course offers youth programsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Williams

    Williams-Grand Canyon News WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Elephant Rocks Golf Course in Williams is offering three youth programs for budding golfers.

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  15. Little League baseball Junior All-Stars win District 10...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Williams

    From left: Alex Howell, David Lozano, Chance Pearson, Carsten Brinkworth, Jeremiah Ortega, Frankie Kramer, Alex Keele, Kolby Payne, Joe Zabala, Angel Ayala, Caleb Betz, Michael McNelly and coach Aaron Anderson. Wendy Howell/WGCN Frankie Kramer heads to home on a passed ball against Chino Valley in the District 10 Championship game.

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  16. Community fund awards $9,200 to Williams area non-profitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Williams

    The Greater Williams Community Fund put on their annual grant presentation and donor recognition reception June 26 at Doc Holliday's Steakhouse & Saloon and awarded $9,200 to area nonprofits. Linda and Chuck Eaton started the fund in 2005 in memory of their son Kevin Twitty, who died three years earlier at age 25. The fund is a community fund that is associated with the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff, a nonprofit organization that manages the money.

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  17. Kaibab National Forest looks to restore Bill Williams Mountain to pre-settlement forest conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Williams

    The Kaibab National Forest has recorded 366 fires over the past 40 years in the dense forest of Bill Williams Mountain and forest supervisors say it's just a matter of time before the residents of Williams experience a catastrophic fire in their backyard. The solution may be near though because forest supervisors expect a late July approval of the Bill Williams Mountain Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement .

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  18. Junior Baseball All-Stars win two in BagdadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Williams

    Williams Juniors had a big sixth inning rally to come from behind and win their first game in the All-Star Tournament in Bagdad June 29. Williams had some hitting, but only one run score in the first inning. Caleb Betz, Chance Pearson and Michael McNelly made it on base with Betz the sole scorer.

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  19. 9-10 Softball All-Stars complete final gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Williams

    Despite a strong first inning, Williams 9-10 All-Stars lost their final tournament game June 26 to Prescott Valley. Chesney Carter, Shailee Echeverria and Kadence Orozco got the bat on the ball as the first three Williams batters, but Carter was the only one to make it to base.

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  20. 9-10 Baseball All-Stars complete final gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Williams

    Williams 9-10 Baseball All-Stars lost to Wickenburg in a late night game June 23 at Bill Vallely Field in Prescott. The loss ended their run in the District 10 All-Star Tournament.

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