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Two events honor vets this Memorial Day weekend

Williams residents and visitors have several opportunities to honor veterans this Memorial Day weekend with a community celebration and memorial service.

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Bill Williams Mountain Men complete Rendezvous Ride

Each year since 1954, the Mountain Men have made a one-week 200-mile pilgrimage from Williams to the Phoenix area by horse or mule.

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Williams 911: week of May 24

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) — • Officers responded to disturbance at Amtrak, female removed from train;

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Fish stocked in northern Arizona lakes

Arizona Game and Fish (AZGFD) recently stocked fish in this region.

Meet-Up provides safe zone for online transactions

The Williams Police Department has created a “Meetup Spot” outside the police station for business transactions.

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Williams church news

Williams Church News: week of May 24

Increase in whooping cough reported in Coconino County

Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) has confirmed an increase in whooping cough illness in Coconino County.

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Canyonlands Restaurant at Bearizona officially opens

Bearizona has officially opened its much anticipated 6,000-square-foot restaurant, Canyonlands.

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Community calendar: week of May 24

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Upcoming news and events in Williams and the surrounding areas.

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Route 66 car show, kite festival among events on tap May 17-21

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Spring flowers, fresh air and sunshine are signals that summer is just around the corner and Williams residents are ready to kick off the season with a wide assortment of activities and events.

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Cureton Park to get new playground

City completes renovations on parks and rec facilities in time for summer

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — At the May 11 Williams City Council meeting council members approved the purchase and installation of a new playground structure at Cureton Park.

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Warrant issued, $1 mil bond set for suspect in Williams homicides

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has obtained a criminal complaint and arrest warrant for Derrick Shawn Barnett, a 29-year-old Grand Junction, Colorado man, alleging he committed the May 2 double murder of a Williams couple.

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Man arrested for shooting incident near Ash Fork

ASH FORK, Ariz. — Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives have arrested a man from Ash Fork, Arizona, in connection with a shooting incident surrounding a domestic dispute.

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Youth Conservation Corp seeks workers for summer conservation work

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — High school students can help the environment while gaining some valuable work experience this summer through the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC).

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Road to Whitehorse Lake under repairs starting May 21

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A contractor working for the Kaibab National Forest will begin a road maintenance project May 21 on Forest Road 110 on the Williams Ranger District.

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Beauty at no cost

Select students from Williams Elementary-Middle School were treated to free haricuts at Amanda’s Beauty Box May 1.

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Clean and beautiful: Williams picks up

Several community members braved the high winds to participate in the annual clean up day in Williams.

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Cowgirl Coffee Cake Company gets new menu

Cowgirl Coffee Cake Co. has been open since June 2016 and most recently built a new kitchen, added an indoor seating area and expanded their menu.

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Williams 911: week of May 10

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) - • Officers responded to a domestic on Third Street, male arrested for assault;

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Suspect in double homicide caught after car chase in Cortez

Grand Junction man suspected of killing couple in Arizona; bond set at $50,000

CORTEZ, Colo. - A man suspected of killing an elderly couple in Williams, Arizona, was arrested the night of May 5 in south Cortez after a chase involving officers from three regional law enforcement agencies, the Colorado State Patrol announced May 8.

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Specialty plates bring in $66 million

PHOENIX— What goes on the back of your vehicle, looks great and makes a lot of money for a worthy cause? A specialty license plate from the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.

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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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Williams 911: week of May 3

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) - • Officers arrested a female for a valid felony warrant on Boyd;

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*Update* - Victims identified in double homicide in Red Lake

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Detectives with Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and a team from the Arizona Department of Public Safety comprised of investigators and crime scene technicians are on their second day of processing the scene of a double homicide in the community of Red Lake, eight miles north of Williams.

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Sheriff seeks assistance in Red Lake double homicide

Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) is currently investigating a double homicide in the Red Lake Community.