WILLIAMS, Ariz. — There is no better way for someone to feel a part of the community than to be accepted as a volunteer firefighter. Right now, Williams Volunteer Fire Department is recruiting new personnel to join its ranks.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Jan. 13, Williams Unified School District Governing Board, voted to advertise internally for a full-time superintendent position for the 2021-2022 school year.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Opponents and supporters of a proposed adventure park at 700 E. Route 66 in Williams gathered to voice their concerns at the Jan. 14 Williams City Council meeting.
The COVID-19 vaccine requires a 28-day follow up booster shot to be fully effective.
Law Enforcement is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of parties responsible for four dead horses located outside of the Heber Wild Horse Territory, Jan. 7.
By law, the FBI is responsible for investigating the most serious crimes within Indian Country—homicide, child sexual assault, kidnapping and violence against women among them.
Now, more than ever, Americans across the U.S. are turning to local food banks to help alleviate hunger pains and empty cupboards.
Every year Williams Volunteer Fire Department (WFD) selects new officers and recognizes members for their service.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Dec. 9, the city of Williams canvassed the votes for the Nov. 3 general election, announcing Craig Fritsinger, Mike Cowan and Frank McNelly winning the three open seats on the Williams City Council.
The annual Advent concert series at St. John’s Episcopal-Lutheran Church has been cancelled this year because of coronavirus concerns.
Grand Canyon Chamber and Visitor’s Bureau (GCCVB) is developing new strategies to get timely and appropriate messaging out to targeted audiences.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams is mourning the loss of one of its favorite downtown fixtures. Razzy the carriage horse was killed in a wreck Sunday afternoon.
“Nobody has been through this situation before and we are uniquely, unique,” said Grand Canyon School Principal Matt Yost.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Now in its second year, the Boys and Girls Club of Flagstaff continues to provide programs and mentorship to between 90-100 students weekly at Williams Elementary-Middle School.
Aircraft flying over the town of Ash Fork will now have a birds-eye view of a 30 x 20 foot mural commemorating Historic Route 66.
After being closed for four years, Zettlers Market has opened its doors once again.
“I’ve never been to the Grand Canyon before and to get to do it with my beloved burros was the icing on the cake,” said Amber Wann.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - As the 2020 general election nears and early voting begins, candidates are making one last attempt to garner as many votes as possible — including the Native vote.
The Grand Canyon Airport road system is receiving much needed new pavement because of a recent Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program grant, according to ADOT.
A second special use permit proposal submitted by the town of Tusayan and Stilo Development Group to the U.S. Forest Service for commercial use development was accepted by forest officials Sept. 28.
Even though the Zuni tribe is more than 250 miles away from the Grand Canyon, the connection remains strong — this is the reminder that Zuni leaders want the youth of their nation to remember and to feel and experience.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Sept. 12, visitors and residents are invited to the Patriot Day Parade in downtown Williams. The event commemorates and pays tribute to those injured and killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S.
The pilot, Andrew Dutzy, 24, was alone when the crash occurred.
The event is open to veterans and their families.
This year, Williams is observing Patriot Day with a Patriot Day Parade, funded in part by the Arizona Department of Veteran’s Services.
The votes will be canvassed by the town of Tusayan this week.
This year, the reunion honored Vic Howell ranch manager for Babbitt Ranches, located north of Williams.
The investigation stemmed from allegations made against a Tusayan business.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — While most Fourth of July festivities were canceled in Williams, including the annual parade, some residents had other ideas.
Grand Canyon School District is delaying the start of the 2020-2021 school year to allow more time to plan for reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Kaibab National Forest archaeologist Neil Weintraub has been named the 2020 Professional Archaeologist of the Year by the State Historic Preservation Office and Arizona Preservation Foundation.
With limitations for large gatherings in Arizona, Williams is one of only a handful of cities in northern Arizona holding Fourth of July festivities, which will include a firework show.
On June 25, Tusayan Town Council will meet to discuss whether masks should be worn in public in Tusayan, a decision which was left up to local government by Gov. Doug Ducey June 17.
Over the last two weekends in May, Kaibab National Forest had eight illegal campfires. They hope to keep it that way.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Salons, barbershops and gyms have been in high demand after reopening May 8 following an order from Gov. Doug Ducey shutting down gyms March 20 and salons April 3 to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The city started looking at dropping the program last year after receiving a letter that stated the cost for recycle would be increasing.
Now, with less than 30 days before the show, organizers are hustling to finalize plans for the car show.
“There’s been a huge demand, locally, for people to purchase firearms and ammunition,” said co-owner Nishan Campbell.
While most fire officials spend March and April gearing up for fire season, this year, the U.S. Forest Service is having to take a slightly different approach.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting a normal fire and monsoon season.
Williams Alcohol Anonymous group is still meeting — using social distancing guidelines and monitoring attendance and the group remains available to anyone who has had a drinking problem.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. – The Williams Food Pantry and More has had a few extra helping hands lately.
On March 16, the tribe suspended all tourism through April 14 and last week a decision was made to extend that closure through May 14.