BAGDAD - Five juveniles are facing charges for starting a brush fire that forced evacuations in Yavapai County May 21.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Nearly 300 families and friends sat under blue skies on the Williams High School football field May 29 to witness the graduation of the class of 2020.
WILLIAMS, Ariz — The community of Williams rallied to honor the Williams High School class of 2020 with graduation banners placed throughout downtown.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With social distancing restrictions being relaxed, Williams will play host to the 18U Arizona State Championship Fastpitch Softball tournament June 6-7.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Although April and early May saw some of the lowest visitation in Bearizona’s history, the relaxing of the state’s restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 May 15 led to the highest visitation in the drive-through wildlife park’s history.
WILLIAMS — A trio of grizzly bear cubs whose mother was killed after attacking a hiker in Montana have a new home at Bearizona.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Pressure has mounted to reopen the state’s schools, and there are those in Williams who are eager to see the children back at their desks, yet the landscape of American education will no doubt be different this fall.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. —The town of Williams may be small, but it knows how to go big when it comes to celebrating its youth. On May 22, the town’s 53 graduating high school seniors will be honored with a fireworks show followed by an outdoor invite-only graduation ceremony the following weekend.
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors held a community-wide live stream town hall meeting May 6 and stated the county has not seen a 14-day decline in the number of positive COVID-19 cases which the state is using as the first trigger to relaxing restrictions.
Upon impact all the locomotives derailed in addition to a passenger car and ten baggage cars.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The city of Williams has been recognized for their efforts in the upgrade of Grand Canyon Boulevard by receiving the 2020 Public Works Project of the Year – Transportation award from the American Public Works Association (APWA).
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On May 6, a bit of Williams history came down when the old Williams hospital was demolished to make way for a parking lot at the newly built Williams Health Clinic.
With the support of the city, and private funding, the permanent park idea began to steamroll as numerous businesses began to volunteer time, equipment and expertise.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After seeing a significant amount of trash accumulating on the Interstate 40 roadside, Michelle Gauthier and Jody Monahan decided to take action.
ARIZONA — The Arizona Department of Health Services is expanding its criteria for COVID-19 testing beyond high-risk people and those with symptoms of the disease, according to a blog post Thursday.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Members of the 2019 Vikings football team were honored April 16 as the team was added to the list of Williams state championship teams. The Vikings were given a welded sign to place on the three “Home of the Vikings” signs placed at the entrances to Williams.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Grand Canyon Brewery and Distillery, a Williams-based producer of spirits and beer, is hoping a strategic shift to hand sanitizer production in response to the coronavirus will not only help medical and service providers, but keep their own business afloat during this economic downturn.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Although sales tax was up 12 percent in February for Williams, city leaders are expecting to see revenues plummet when March figures are tallied because of the effects of coronavirus closures on the local economy.
“The stress is obviously hard for people, it probably hits our intensive care teams the most,” said Derek Feuquay, chief medical officer for Flagstaff Medical Center.
Hackers and scammers are ramping up efforts to steal money and personal information.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Although Coconino County has not publicly confirmed any COVID-19 cases in Williams, the new Arizona Department of Health Services dashboard reveals one to five people have been diagnosed with the virus in the 86046 zip code.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Despite Gov. Doug Ducey’s stay at home executive order, the Williams Veterinary Clinic continues to operate as an essential service for Williams area residents and their pets.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The new Williams health clinic has opened and staff from North Country HealthCare began seeing patients April 8.
The center normally provides lunches and activities for area seniors, however, because of COVID-19, the center has closed its doors.
In the city of Williams, residents will see little change since most of the city’s businesses were closed or restricted with Ducey’s March 20 executive order that restricted restaurants and bars.
Up to eight inches of wet snow fell on Williams March 18.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announced a two-week extension of school closures through April 10.
The Grand Canyon Railway has announced a two-month closure of business operations beginning March 20.
The Williams City Council passed a resolution declaring a State of Emergency, and councilmembers voted to allow businesses to remain open at their discretion at a special meeting March 19.
PHOENIX — Despite the two-week suspension of Arizona public schools because of the coronavirus outbreak, the Arizona Interscholastic Association Board has announced no postponements or cancellations to the spring championship athletic season.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Musicians at Williams Unified School District are able to grow their program with a recent donation from the Williams Alliance for the Arts.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A potent and cold winter storm will bring significant low elevation rain and a possible eight to 12 inches of snow in Williams early March 18 through March 19, according to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Mayor John Moore coordinated a meeting with Williams community leaders to address the latest developments of the coronavirus outbreak March 16.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Real Estate in northern Arizona continued to fly off the shelves in 2019, as Williams hit new highs in the cost of houses sold and building permits issued.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Elementary-Middle School (WEMS) was recently awarded $85,867 in results-based funding from the Arizona Department of Education for its performance on the state-wide testing.
Topping the list, Phantom senior Cayli Miles was selected as the 1A Central Region Player of the Year.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Vikings musicians brought home top honors at the Northeast Region Large Group Music Festival in Show Low Feb. 26.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — On Feb. 27, Williams joined the growing state and national movement by declaring themselves a Second Amendment Sanctuary City and announcing support for gun ownership rights.