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Late snowstorm leads to multi-vehicle crash on I-40

A multi-vehicle crash blocked the roadway on westbound Interstate 40 at milepost 178 near Parks this morning, May 23.

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North Rim goes into Level 2 water conservation measures after water pipeline break

Effective immediately, the National Park Service (NPS) is initiating water conservation measures on the North Rim

Williams and Tusayan Ranger District offices offer limited services May 30 – 31

Williams and Tusayan Ranger District offices of the Kaibab National Forest will offer limited public services May 30 – 31

ADOT: No highway closures around state over holiday weekend

ADOT officials say there will be no highway closures over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

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Kaibab National Forest campground programs kick off over Memorial Day weekend

Kaibab National Forest Campground Programs kick off over Memorial Day weekend.

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3-5 inches of snow expected for Williams

Significant snow is in the forecast for the higher elevations of Northern Arizona, according to the National Weather Service.

Ducey orders flags at half-staff May 23 to honor Phoenix firefighter

Governor Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on May 23, to honor Phoenix Firefighter Brian Beck Jr.

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Williams 911: week of May 22

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) — • Officers conducted citizen assist at local RV Park; • Officers responded to 911 hang up on Grand Canyon Boulevard;

JKC Inc. General Contractor creates scholarship for CCC construction students

Flagstaff-based JKC Inc. General Contractor has established a $1,000 scholarship at Coconino Community College for students wanting a career in the construction trades.

Officials say no charges expected in Boy Scout hiking death

No charges are expected after a 16-year-old Boy Scout died while on a troop hiking trip in the Arizona desert, authorities said May 3.

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$75,000 in grants available for new hunters, angler clubs from AZGFD

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is accepting applications for $75,000 in annual grant funding for local sportsmen’s organizations.

New Mexico forest restoration faces challenges

A proposed effort to restore a wide swath of national forest land in southern New Mexico over the next decade or two is drawing fire from environmentalists who say the U.S. government needs to do more to determine the effects on endangered species and the land.

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Game and Fish partners with Western Native Trout Challenge

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Deep in the West, under a secret rock in a cool stream, lies a prize worth finding. Anglers of all skill levels are invited to participate in the Western Native Trout Challenge and put the lure of the West on their bucket list.

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Yavapai College offers free tuition for 2019 graduates

PRESCOTT, Ariz. —All Yavapai County residents completing their high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) in 2019 can earn a degree from Yavapai College for free if they complete the degree by July 29, 2021.

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Historic Yellow House sale May 25

The Historic Yellow House in downtown Williams will host its popular Garden Sale & Home Tour event May 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Ponderosa Fire responds to train fire in Bellemont

Because of the potential severity of the fire, mutual aid was requested from Camp Navajo Fire Department.

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International Kadampa Retreat temple on track to open in September

International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon is on schedule to open a temple in September.

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Williams Fire responds to vehicle accidents, RV fire

Williams Volunteer Fire Department (WFD) responded to 11 calls in April.

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Arizona authorities: Man who died in jail had pneumonia

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Arizona say a man who died in January while in custody at the Coconino County jail in Flagstaff suffered from pneumonia caused by strep throat.

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AZGFD opens wildlife manager positions

Application period open through June 7

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is now accepting applications for wildlife manager positions.

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Zickerman takes the bench at Williams Municipal Court

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With 17 years of practicing law in Arizona, Adam Zickerman is bringing his varied experience to Williams as the new magistrate judge at the Williams Municipal Court.

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ADOT: I-40 road work scheduled for the summer

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With warm weather returning, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is resuming projects to repair and preserve the surfaces of state highways in Arizona’s high country.

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New golf course development heard by P&Z

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Dozens of residents with concerns about a proposed residential development near the Highland Meadows subdivision came to a Williams Planning and Zoning Commission meeting in Williams May 16.

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AZGFD accepting online applications for 2019 fall hunts

AZGFD is accepting online applications for 2019 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for deer, fall turkey, fall javelina, bighorn sheep, fall bison and sandhill crane.

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Williams 911: week of May 15

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) from May 2-6 — • Officers responded to suspicious activity on Railroad Avenue; • Officers assisted Fire Department by checking log at local hotel whose fire alarm is malfunctioning;