Community calendar: week of Dec. 12
Region in brief: Week of Dec. 12
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. this week will begin withdrawing many of the active duty troops sent to the border with Mexico by President Donald Trump just before the midterm election in response to a caravan of Central American migrants, U.S. officials said.
COTTONWOOD, Ariz. — A former Cottonwood foreman accused of forging drinking water test results was given a suspended sentence Nov. 26 in Yavapai County Superior Court.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Friends of a Northern Arizona University student who died this week say he was last seen walking alone after being told to leave a bar in downtown Flagstaff.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The final concert for the 2018 advent series wraps up Dec. 16 with carols, a cellist and music from the St. John’s choir.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams Police Department and Williams Lions Club are hosting toy drives that offer assistance to local families.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Following a ban on certain plastics by China earlier this year, there has been uncertainty on if or how recycle in Williams will be affected.
PINETOP, Ariz. — “I try to be a straight shooter.”
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Coconino County is seeking input on a draft of the new Williams Pre-disaster Plan.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys for a wrong-way driver say an Arizona Department of Public Safety sergeant who used his vehicle as a traffic break is to blame for a crash on Interstate 40 that sent both of them to the hospital.
Fire crews will continue burning piles at numerous locations across the Kaibab National Forest today.
The National Weather Service in Bellemont is predicting winter weather Dec. 6-7.
The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) — • Officers responded to speeders on Homestead Avenue; • Officers assisted Lifeline on Rodeo Road;
Kaibab National Forest offices will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning honoring President George H. W. Bush.
Its 3:45 p.m. and the halls at Williams Elementary-Middle School are empty.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new proposal moving through Congress seeks to designate Route 66, the highway that connected Chicago to Los Angeles and was once an economic driver for small towns across a post-World War II United States, as a National Historic Trail.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Although Thanksgiving has passed, people can enjoy another festive meal at the 16th annual Community Holiday Dinner Dec. 9.
PHOENIX — The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona (WIFA) announced Dec. 3 it has closed a $2.5 million loan to the city of Williams for the design and environmental review of its Dogtown Transmission Line project.
Travel delays expected while crews perform paving work
Northern Arizona motorists on Interstate 40 near Williams, should expect ramp closures at Grand Canyon Boulevard (exit 164) and State Route 64 (exit 165) during daytime hours for paving work on Dec. 4-5 and Dec. 10-11.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Commercial water hauler Brian Predmore woke up prepared to do a little accounting and maybe deliver a few loads of water to his residential customers, but little did he know he would add firefighting to his duties that Tuesday morning.
Upcoming events in and around Williams.
A former employee with the city of Cottonwood has been sentenced to three years of probation and 60 days of deferred jail time for criminal damage.
Joseph Wild, 28, of Parks, Arizona was arrested Nov. 28 in connection with the armed robbery of the Chase Bank, 1400 block of South Milton in Flagstaff.
St. John’s Episcopal-Lutheran Church invites every one of all ages in the Williams community, surrounding communities, along with visitors to northern Arizona, to enjoy the third free public concert of the Advent season Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
- Rain and high elevation snow expected Thursday
- Ratchet and clank: Williams Elementary-Middle School embarks on new robotics program
- All in a day's work: Water hauler tackles fire
- Williams High School begins 2018-2019 basketball season
- Juniper Creek Outdoors brings trees to Williams
- WIFA closes on $2.5 mil loan for Williams water pipeline
- Route 66 Historic Trail bill garners support in Senate
- Ex-Cottonwood employee pleads guilty
- Three arrested in vehicle burglary ring
- I-40 ramp to State Route 64 closed Dec. 5-6 and Dec. 11-12
- Two walk away from airplane crash in Williams
- Watch: Driver charged with attempted homicide in I-40 wrong-way crash
- Seligman residents arrested in marijuana growing bust
- Robert Anderson named Officer of the Year for actions during 2017 shooting
- Mountain Village Holiday: Parade, community dinner and more coming to Williams
- DPS Trooper injured stopping wrong-way driver on I-40
- Home for the holidays: Williams welcomes Christmas with annual parade
- Obituary: Laura Lee (McMahan) Payne
- Coconino County Sheriff's Office and Sedona Fire respond to fallen climber
- Cattle mutilations baffle Williams rancher