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Bill Williams Mountain Men make annual 200-mile horseback ride

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams Mountain Men made their annual ride May 8-15, traveling close to 200 miles on horseback through northern Arizona.

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Smartphones, Snapchat, Instagram transform how today’s teens bully each other

PHOENIX – It was a Sunday night, about 11. Sheila Pott heard sirens wailing and then a knock on her front door.

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World Migratory Bird Day celebration at Walnut Canyon May 11

Join park rangers and volunteers for a celebration of World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) at Walnut Canyon National Monument May 11.

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More apartments coming to historic yellow school in Williams

Renovations continue on historic school; 16 new apartments to be completed by the end of the year

The 40,000 square foot building was purchased by Bruce Bennett in 2005 in a foreclosure sale.

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Maine Consolidated School puts new spin on Romeo and Juliet

Students at Maine Consolidated School performed “Romeo, You Idiot,” a relentlessly irreverent spoof of Shakespeare’s original May 1 in Parks.

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Canyon Gateway RV now offering glamping

Earlier this year, Grand Canyon RV Glamping installed four glamping units. In March and April they added an additional 20 units.

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Williams' Annual Community Spring Clean-up Day draws a crowd

More than 100 volunteers turned out for Williams' annual Spring Clean-up Day May 4.

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WEMS, WHS music programs present annual spring concert May 1

The Williams Elementary-Middle School and High School bands and choirs performed their annual spring concert May 1.

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Under Canvas provides rural quality camping experience without the hassle

Luxury in the Backcountry

If the idea of sleeping in a tent under the stars sounds appealing but you’re not in love with roughing it for a few days, Under Canvas has you covered.

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Sheridan House Inn joins prestigious Independent Lodging Collection

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Select Registry, a diverse collection of independent, boutique properties, announced its newest member, the Sheridan House Inn in Williams.

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Williams High School culinary students cook up awards at FCCLA competition

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams High School students in Monica Moreno’s culinary classes returned from the Family Community and Career Leaders of America (FCCLA) cooking competition with a bronze medal last week.

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Hooks and hunting: Youth learn outdoor skills with new club

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Children between the ages of 5-18 now have the opportunity to learn fishing etiquette and hunting skills with the Arizona Junior Hunters and Anglers in Williams.

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Reopening of Dairy Queen marks spring in Williams

Dairy Queen opens for the season in Williams.

Lemonade declared state drink in Arizona

PHOENIX — Margaritas may be the drink of the Southwest, but state senators rejected a bid April 10 to have it declared the “official’’ state drink in favor of something with a little less kick — lemonade.

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Williams Aquatic Center to open May 25; Summer Rec kicks-off June 3

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Aquatic Center is offering more than just swimming lessons this year. Students will have the opportunity to sign up for a junior lifeguard program and Little Mermaid Club starting May 1.

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BLM hosts wild horse and burro adoption April 19-22

Chino Valley event features horse and burro training demonstrations by Florence inmates

The event takes place at the Yavapai Humane Society Equine Center, 3731 N Road 1 W, Chino Valley, Arizona.

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77-year-old Chicago grandmother bicycles across U.S., stops in Williams

Carol Zemola Garsee, a 77-year-old grandmother from Chicago, arrived by bicycle in Williams, April 7. It was her 54th day on a bicycle journey across the United States.

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Clown brings circus to Rec Center

A clown from the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus visits the Williams Rec Center April 5 to give children a preview of the show.

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W.A.A.G clinic vaccinates more than 150 animals

The annual rabies vaccination clinic vaccinated 154 dogs and cats this year.

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Middle school photographers' work on display at The Gallery in Williams in April

Eighth grade students at Williams Middle School have completed a project entitled “Identity through Photography.”

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Arboretum at Flagstaff opens April 15; offers daily tours

Arboretum at Flagstaff will open for the 2019 season on April 15.

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Bearizona offers tourism open house April 13-14

Bearizona will offer a tourism open house — one free carload admission for tourism employees April 13 -14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Williams and Flagstaff spring fishing forecast

March 20 marked the first day of spring, and with spring in the air it’s time to get a strategy for some Arizona fishing.

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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop April 12-14

Attention adult women. Did you ever want to learn how to shoot skeet, or paddle a kayak? Would you like to learn how to present a fly to rising trout?