WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams High School is getting some long overdue upgrades this summer.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A transformation is occurring on a hillside on the east end of Williams, as heavy excavation is making way for an adventure park and tubing hill.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — School districts around the state are either keeping or abolishing their mask mandates in response to Governor Doug Ducey rescinding an executive order April 19 that required face masks to be worn inside K-12 schools.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - With the passing of Prop 207 last November — which legalizes recreational marijuana use in Arizona — many questions have arisen, especially when it comes to the legal sale and use within Williams city limits.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. —The couple who were tragically killed in a plane crash near the Williams airport were well-known adventure flyers with a popular YouTube channel where they shared their exploits.
PARKS, Ariz. — A Kaibab National Forest thinning project in Parks concerned local residents when logging truck traffic was recently seen utilizing a past alignment of Route 66.
Williams Vice Mayor Don Dent said the city council anticipated a much worse fall-out of revenue because of the coronavirus and is pleased with the signs of recovery.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - One year after COVID-19 basically shut down the travel industry, data is showing that recovery is beginning to pick up.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Indian cuisine is one of the world’s most diverse foods, characterized for its unique and humble use of a variety of grains, fruit, vegetables, meats and spices of the region. Sweet, sour, spicy and hot are just a few adjectives that describe the flavors in dishes from India. Sudipto Ballav and Chaitali Bose are now bringing those robust flavors to Williams.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The romance of the Mother Road — also called the Main Street of America — holds a special place in American history and evokes nostalgia of simpler times, neon signs, middle-of-nowhere mom and pop motels and archetypal roadside scenes.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center is hoping to jump back in the water this year with new fundraising ideas for an HVAC system.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Despite having a relatively normal snow year, wildland fire forecasters are expecting the upcoming fire season to be similar to 2020 — the second-worst wildland fire season Arizona has experienced.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — In the summer of 2020, the largest fire in the history of Kaibab National Forest tore through the ponderosa pine forests above the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, causing the evacuation of the Jacob Lake and North Rim communities, threatening several homes and other structures and eventually burning over 70,000 acres of ponderosa and pinyon-juniper habitat.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget announced the appointment of John Romero as a governing board member for the Williams Unified School District.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — When coronavirus arrived in the U.S. in early 2020, it threw the housing market a curveball.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — After a nearly three-hour meeting that included applicant and appellant testimony and a public hearing, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors March 10 denied a modification of a conditional use permit that would have allowed sales at a water stand on a property in Pittman Valley.
According to Coconino County Health and Human Services Director Kim Musselman, the Center of Disease Control has notified the county to expect a significant increase in vaccines in April.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams Unified School District Governing Board accepted the resignation of Williams Elementary-Middle School Principal Carissa Morrison at its March 10 meeting.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the westbound and eastbound lanes of I-40 came to a standstill around 3:30 p.m., March 13.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Construction is progressing on the new Dogtown water lines, and the community now has a new one million gallon water storage tank.
The 163-acre property is set to become Marble Canyon Village, a master-planned resort facility that will include a variety of lodging, shopping, entertainment and wellness-centered recreation opportunities.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Babbitt Ranches is taking another step in its quest to join the wind energy race as it moves forward with its latest project — a wind farm 30 miles northwest of Flagstaff.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) announced Feb. 22 that after nearly 40 years they have identified the probable homicide victim dubbed “Valentine Sally.”
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Spring and summer youth sports programs in Williams are gearing up. Little League baseball and softball signups are underway with the season set to begin in April. There is no early registration discount this year.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Zoning for a proposed 20-acre coaster park and tubing hill business was approved Feb. 9, following a third public hearing before the Williams City Council.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Coconino County Board of Supervisors met Feb. 2 for an executive session to discuss and get direction regarding the use of SpaceX’s Starlink as a rural internet provider for northern Arizona
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A winter storm will bring more snow to Williams this weekend beginning Saturday afternoon and continuing through Sunday evening.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Now that Bearizona is the home for three rescued grizzly bear cubs, the park is sparing no expense in creating a state-of-the-art habitat called Grizzly Encounter, set to open in 2022.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Coconino County health officials are hopeful that additional doses of the COVID-19 will be arriving soon following the Biden administration’s announcement that it is expanding access to vaccines and freeing up more doses for states and pharmacies.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams City Council conducted a second reading Jan. 28 of an ordinance to rezone 13 acres in downtown Williams for a proposed adventure park, while several councilmembers reported on an investigative trip made to a similar facility.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Although a relative calm settled over Williams early last week as meteorologists warned of two major storms, law enforcement, emergency services and the city’s street department were soon put to work as snow began falling in earnest Jan. 24.
Visiting Grand Canyon National Park? You better bring a mask.
As President Joe Biden settles into his role in Washington D.C., the Coalition to Protect America’s Parks released a letter it hopes will guide the president and his administration in managing the parks.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With more demand than supply, people wanting a COVID-19 vaccine in northern Arizona are having to be patient as the state waits for additional doses from the federal government.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A proposed commercial water station in Pittman Valley is coming before the Coconino County Planning and Zoning Commission Jan. 27.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - A pair of winter storms is set to hit northern Arizona this weekend and into early next week, with a cumulative 8-12 inches expected for Williams, according to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff.