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Moderate fire season predicted for South Kaibab
TUSAYAN, Ariz. - Camping, roasting marshmallows and long evenings by the firepit are all sure signs summer is on its way. With moderate fire restrictions in place, this fun in the forest is a thumbs up in the Williams and Grand Canyon area.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Council hears budget wish list from staff
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A frontage road along I-40, a new playground, and new tee boxes at the golf course are just a few of the items presented to Williams City Council members from city staff during a special budget review meeting April 21.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Educators call vote passing Prop 123 a good start, more money needed
PHOENIX - Calling the money from Proposition 123 a nice start, education advocates are now demanding lawmakers restore the other $1.2 billion they say has been cut from K-12 funding since 2009.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Around Williams: Week of May 25
Around Williams: Week of May 25
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Game and fish boost trout and catfish populations in Williams lakes
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Anglers in Williams are in for a special treat at City Dam and Cataract Lake after the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) provided a special stocking of showcase Rainbow trout and catfish May 14.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Williams girl saves grandfather's life
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Ever since her grandmother passed away last year, third-grader Clara Martinez has been spending more time with her grandfather Ray Martinez.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Williams School District looks for solutions to declining enrollment
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Enrollment at Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) has continued to drop since 2008, and a committee at the school is working on finding ways to retain students in the district.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Around Williams: Week of May 18
Around Williams: Week of May 18
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Williams Council against Grand Canyon Watershed Monument
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A representative from the city of Williams joined multiple public and private entities that oppose the establishment of Grand Canyon Watershed Monument
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Around Williams: Week of May 11
Around Williams: Week of May 11
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

All American car show: Historical Route 66 Car Show to bring nostalgia to downtown Williams
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Owners of classic cars, hot rods and one-of-a-kind street machines are gearing up for the first annual Historical Route 66 Car Show May 21 in Williams.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Drug testing on hold in Williams schools
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Drug testing of athletes and other students in extracurricular programs has been put on hold until next year at Williams High School.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Giving students a lift: Fit Kids program helps Williams students learn about fitness and injury prevention
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Students at Williams High School (WHS) have had more opportunities to improve their health this year with the Northern Arizona Healthcare Fit Kids program.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Youth Conservation Corps looking for summer workers
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - High school students can help the environment while gaining some valuable work experience this summer with the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC).
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Chamber welcomes new Camp Civitan boutique
Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce welcomes new business to Williams.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Around Williams: Week of May 4
Around Williams: Week of May 4
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Williams 911: Week of May 4
Williams 911: Week of May 4
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Fire near Garland Prairie contained at six acres
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Fire responders from the Kaibab National Forest, Coconino National Forest, and the Williams and Ponderosa fire departments responded to a wildfire April 24 about a mile south of the Woods Subdivision near Garland Prairie.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Preparing to protect: Rural fire districts unite for multi-agency emergency response exercises in Pittman Valley
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Barbed wire fences, tarps, hillsides, utility wires, brownouts, tree strikes. These are just some of the hazards facing medical helicopters responding to incidents in northern Arizona.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Around Williams: Week of April 27
Around Williams: Week of April 27
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber gives out Diamondbacks tickets
illiams-Grand Canyon Chamber CEO Bob Argyelan presented Shirley Young tickets to a Diamondbacks game donated by the Williams-Grand Canyon News.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Williams 911: Week of April 27
Williams 911: Week of April 27
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Quilt shop donates to fire department
Quilt shop donates to fire department
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Post Office takes a hit
A Williams resident drove her car into the side of the Williams Post Office April 14. No one was injured in the accident.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Wood cutting permits available for Kaibab Forest
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Kaibab National Forest began offering firewood cutting permits for the 2016 fuelwood season April 15 for the Williams and Tusayan districts starting May 2 for the North Kaibab district.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016


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