WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams families will see some fresh faces this year at Williams Unified School District, as new principals settle in at both the high school and elementary-middle school.
WIKIEUP, Ariz. (AP) — Federal authorities on July 11 were at the scene of the crash of a small plane that killed two crew members responding to a wildfire in northwestern Arizona.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has completed its random draw for 2021 fall hunts.
FLAGSTAFF - As of 6 a.m. today, July 6, Coconino County has moved back to Stage 2 Fire Restrictions in coordination with the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests.
Summer school students at Williams Elementary-Middle School decorated the fence at the school with red solo cups in a message thanking wildland firefighters battling the Rafael Fire.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With more than a dozen fires burning across the state of Arizona in the last week, including the Rafael Fire and Rock Butte Fires in Yavapai and Coconino Counties, monsoon season could create flooding issues.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The quiet community of Ash Fork could see an influx of business with the recent county approval of a new travel plaza.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Pull out any archived edition of the Williams News from the past 120 years and there will be a story about water. However, the problem isn’t necessarily a lack of water, it’s how to get to the water.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Kaibab and Coconino national forests have rescinded their full forest closures as of July 6 at 6 a.m. Although most of the forest is now open to public entry, Stage II Fire Restrictions and the Bill Williams Mountain closure will remain in place. In addition, an area closure is in place for the Rafael Fire.
The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) — • Officers arrested a female for driving suspended and city warrant on Rodgers. • Officers responded to mental health issue on Sheridan.
The Rafael Fire was discovered June 18 on the Prescott National Forest, the result of passing predominantly dry thunderstorms and lightning.
Babbitt Ranches, one of Arizona’s largest privately owned working cattle ranches, was unable to host the popular tradition last year because of the pandemic.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A woman was killed after being struck by a BNSF train in Williams June 30.
The Rafael Fire is currently 78,709 acres and is 72 percent contained as of June 30.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — As Williams enters the heart of the tourist season this month, the city is seeing a substantial jump in sales and BBB tax revenues.
The Williams Police Department (WPD) answered the following calls for service (among others) —
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Residents who live in the Woods Subdivision in Williams are dealing with severe potholes and dusty cars on their commutes this summer, but it appears an end is in sight.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Fire crews battling the Rafael Fire south of Williams made significant progress last week, after conducting back-burning operations on the 78,708-acre blaze. As of June 29, the fire is 59 percent contained.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Much of the American West has been blasted with sweltering heat this week as a high pressure dome combines with the worst drought in modern history to launch temperatures into the triple digits, toppling records even before the official start of summer.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Northern Arizona Celtic Highland Association is bringing their annual festival to Williams this year.
PARKS, Ariz. - Several areas south of I-40 near Parks are being evacuated after receiving a "GO" order from Coconino County Sheriff's Office.
The fire is currently 36,000 acres and is zero percent contained. There are 199 firefighting personnel assigned to the Rafael Fire.