70 years ago
Oct. 29, 1936
The first step in a plan to make the public library grounds attractive is now under way in a yard fence and sidewalk project, which is made possible through an allotment from the Governor B. B. Moeur's special relief fund.
The project includes a general cleanup of the entire grounds, the construction of a native stone fence, replacing the present fence and construction of a walk from the street to the entrance and around the side of the building. The walk is to be constructed of Coconino sandstone.
35 years ago
Nov. 4, 1971
Local residents, especially those living in the hilly areas around Williams, reported this morning that they felt the vibration from the earthquake that took place Wednesday evening at 7:02 in the San Francisco Peaks area. The tremors lasted from three to four minutes, according to residents who felt it and gave them a rocky, unstable sensation.
The local radio station reported that they received around 30 calls from townspeople inquiring about what had happened shortly after the quake was felt here.