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How dangerous is State Route 64?

Two recent accidents with multiple fatalities have shaken residents and travelers on State Route 64, but how bad is the highway when compared to other highways in the state?

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Another accident claims one on State Route 64

On Dec. 28, just six days after a multi-fatality accident at milepost 207 on State Route 64, emergency personnel responded to another significant car accident on SR 64 at milepost 191 that resulted in a fatality.

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National Weather Service reports above average monsoon totals in July

After an unseasonably hot June, monsoon season rolled in with a bang in July.

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Missing vehicle located, suspect arrested in Red Lake homicides

Sheriff Jim Driscoll announced today that an arrest has been made in the homicides of Williams residents Nora and Michael Dimuria.

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Good Earth changes request, scales back wood processing plant proposal

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Good Earth Power (GEPAZ) has scaled back their plans for a wood processing plant on State Highway 64 near Valle and is now only requesting approval for a wood composting yard at the location.

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Public TUP hearing postponed for Good Earth wood processing plant near Valle

Highway 64 could see increase of 150 trucks per day

Coconino County Planning and Zoning has postponed a public hearing regarding a Temporary Use Permit (TUP) request for a 40-acre wood processing facility south of the Grand Canyon near Valle.

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Grand Canyon Racing accepting registrations for Man vs. Machine race

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Registration has begun for the annual Man vs. Machine bike race. After two successful years in 2015 and 2016, Man vs. Machine bike race returns to Williams Sept. 30.

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Squirrel takes out power from Williams to the Grand Canyon

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A gray squirrel is being held responsible for cutting power to over 5,000 Williams, Grand Canyon and Tusayan residents March 9.

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AzMerit scores show improvements for some rural schools

Ash Fork High School and almost the entire Williams Unified School District made significant gains in student passing percentages on the 2016 AzMerit test when compared to the 2015 results. The Arizona Department of Education released the final AzMerit statewide assessment for all Arizona schools Sept. 16.

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