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Wendy Howell

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The monsoon season in Williams is well underway with the National Weather Service reporting above average rainfall in many areas of northern Arizona.

By Wendy Howell July 20, 2021
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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved rezoning Marble Canyon that will enable a California-based developer to renovate and expand the remote lodge and trading post.

By Wendy Howell March 16, 2021
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Could SpaceX be a game changer for rural internet in Coconino County?
County beta testing Elon Musk’s low-Earth satellites

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors met Feb. 2 for an executive session to discuss and get direction regarding the use of SpaceX’s Starlink as a rural internet provider for northern Arizona.

By Wendy Howell March 2, 2021
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Coconino County Board of Supervisors met Feb. 2 for an executive session to discuss and get direction regarding the use of SpaceX’s Starlink as a rural internet provider for northern Arizona

By Wendy Howell February 16, 2021
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Coconino County expects vaccine doses to double
Seniors encouraged to call county for help registering

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Coconino County health officials are hopeful that additional doses of the COVID-19 will be arriving soon following the Biden administration’s announcement that it is expanding access to vaccines and freeing up more doses for states and pharmacies.

By Wendy Howell February 9, 2021
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Several environmental groups have come together to try to restore endangered species protection for the gray wolf.

By Wendy Howell January 19, 2021
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After much backlash from the public and feedback from schools, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) reversed its decision to cancel winter high school sports. The season has been reinstated with modifications.

By Wendy Howell January 13, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Americans will ring in the New Year this week with more hope on the horizon in the nation’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

By Wendy Howell December 29, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With recent COVID-19 cases being reported at nearly twice what was seen this summer, the rollout of a vaccine in Arizona Dec. 14 is welcome news, with Coconino County expecting its first shipment within the next two weeks.

By Wendy Howell December 15, 2020
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As President-Elect Joe Biden edges closer to inauguration, stakeholders are hopeful his administration will place the restoration of the monument as a priority.

By Wendy Howell December 15, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The city of Williams, Coconino County, Coconino National Forest and Kaibab National Forest have lifted fire restrictions as of July 28 on all of their districts because of the significant amount of precipitation dropped during the recent monsoons.

By Wendy Howell July 29, 2020
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The United States has lost almost 1,800 newspapers since 2004, including more than 60 dailies and 1,700 weeklies.

By Wendy Howell July 28, 2020
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As the Arizona National Guard arrived in Tuba City and Chinle last week to help medical providers tend to the increasing number of COVID-19 patients on the Navajo and Hopi Reservations, Northern Arizona Healthcare joined the cause by acquiring a fixed-wing aircraft to bring the most critical patients to treatment at Flagstaff Medical Center and other locations in the Phoenix valley.

By Wendy Howell April 14, 2020
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National Weather Service forecasters are predicting a major winter storm Thursday through early Saturday for northern Arizona.

By Wendy Howell November 27, 2019
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Tracing their footsteps: the Bunion Derby of 1928
Hopi runner Nicholas Quamawahu a favorite in 1928 Bunion Run from L.A. to N.Y.C.

A buzz of excitement permeated the community, as the residents of Williams eagerly awaited the arrival of dozens of men running from Seligman to Williams on day 13 of the 1928 Transcontinental Footrace.

By Wendy Howell August 8, 2017
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In 2003, musician Aaron White and his group, Burning Sky, were nominated for Best Native American Recording at the Grammy Awards. Although the group lost the Grammy to Mary Youngblood for her album, Beneath the Raven Moon, White and Burning Sky went on to win 2003 Group of the Year from the Native American Music Awards.

By Wendy Howell August 1, 2017