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Christmas lighting and decorating contest applications still available

Applications are still available at the Williams-Grand Canyon News for the annual Williams Mountain Village Holiday Christmas lighting and decorating contest.

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Single women and senior car clinic Dec. 2

A car clinic for single women and senior citizens will be held Dec. 2 from 1-3 p.m.

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Community calendar: week of Nov. 28

Upcoming events in Williams and surrounding communities.

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Salvation Army seeking bell ringers

Michael Rioux rings a bell for the Salvation Army.

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Smoke on I-40 from wildland fire near Parks

A wildland fire in Coconino National Forest is causing significant smoke in the Parks community Nov. 27

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E. coli warning issued: Don't eat romaine lettuce

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials in the U.S. and Canada told people on Tuesday to stop eating romaine lettuce because of a new E. coli outbreak.

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Community calendar: week of Nov. 21

Community calendar: week of Nov. 21

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Two walk away from airplane crash in Williams

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams fire and law enforcement personnel responded to a single-engine aircraft that crashed on take-off at H.A. Clark Memorial Field in Williams Nov. 14.

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DPS Trooper injured stopping wrong-way driver on I-40

Numerous reports of reckless driver before I-40 collision

An Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper was injured after colliding with a wrong-way driver on I-40 near Flagstaff Nov. 17.

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Kaibab National Forest partners with NAU to promote shared stewardship

As the fall 2018 semester at Northern Arizona University (NAU) quickly advances toward winter, employees with Kaibab National Forest are celebrating another year of long-term partnering with the school to promote the shared value of wilderness preservation.

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Lucinda Andreani appointed Coconino County Deputy Manager Nov. 12

Coconino County Manager Jimmy Jayne appointed, and the Board of Supervisors confirmed, Lucinda Andreani as deputy county manager.

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Frantic search goes on for missing after California wildfire

Desperate families posted photos and messages on social media and at shelters in hopes of finding missing loved ones, many of them elderly, nearly two weeks after the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California history. The death toll stood at 77 Monday, with about 1,000 people unaccounted for.

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Williams police implement weapon mounted cameras

WILLIAMS, Ariz. —Officers on the Williams Police Department will now have cameras mounted on their pistols full-time.

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Seligman residents arrested in marijuana growing bust

SELIGMAN, Ariz. – Following a four-week long investigation, Arizona Department of Public Safety detectives have arrested seven people, including two from Seligman, in the connection with two illegal marijuana cultivation operations.

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Cash and carry: Thief hits Williams neighborhood

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams Police Department is searching for a suspect or suspects in a rash of car burglaries that occurred the night of Nov. 11 in Williams.

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Bighorn sheep restored to historic habitat near Tucson, Payson

PHOENIX — Sixty of Arizona’s bighorn sheep have a new home.

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Williams Food Pantry seeks turkey donations

The Williams Food Pantry is seeking donations of turkeys and trimmings for the holiday season.

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Coconino County Sheriff's Office and Sedona Fire respond to fallen climber

Flagstaff, AZ - On November 10, 2018 at approximately 2:45 pm, the Coconino County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a climbing accident at Oak Creek Vista off of State Route 89A.

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Williams 911: week of Nov. 14

The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) — • Officers assisted Lifeline on Sherman Avenue; • Officers responded to trespass on Grand Canyon Boulevard;

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Dent, Hiemenz, Payne sworn in at Williams City Council

Councilmembers Donald Dent, Bernie Hiemenz and Lee Payne will retain their seats on the Williams City Council.

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Honor and duty: Veterans Day banquet honors military members

A Veterans Day Banquet and Centennial Celebration was held Nov. 11 at Miss Kitty’s Steakhouse.

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ADOT wraps up road projects for the winter

PHOENIX — Upgraded bridge decks, two new bridges, 20 total miles of rebuilt roadway and miles of fresh pavement have been completed this year on I-40 and I-17, with additional paving to come when warmer temperatures return.

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*Update* - Bellemont crew among firefighters, engines responding to California wildfires

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is sending nearly 150 firefighters and over 40 fire engines from communities all over the state to help California battle major wildfires, including some local firefighters.

Holiday trash and recycle schedule

Some changes will be in effect for the Williams Transfer Station during the holiday season.

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Community calendar: week of Nov. 14

Upcoming events in and around Williams.