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Visitor center features Kaibab National Forest, A Historic Snap Shot display
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Williams Visitor Center is featuring a showing of historical images, maps and documents of the Kaibab National Forest from the late 1880s to 1960 as part of the Kaibab National Forest, A Historic Snap Shot visual display, which will be available for public viewing through this summer.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Out of the past: Education, school buildings and a new theater in early 20th century Williams (part 2 of 3)
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - In 1925 Al Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket, Ben-Hur was released, the cost of a first class stamp was 2 cents, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby was published, Benito Mussolini took over Italy, Richard Drew invented Scotch Tape, Johnny Carson was born, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Senators (4-3) in the World Series.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Children's reading skills workshop begins Jan. 16
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Parents interested in increasing their child's nonfiction reading skills can attend a free three-day workshop Jan. 16, 23 and 30 at St. John's Episcopal Lutheran Church in Williams.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Out of the past: a brief history of Williams and 121 years of education (part 1 of 3)
The Anasazi and Sinagua and later the Hopi, Navajo and Havasupai people of Arizona were some of the original inhabitants of northern Arizona.


Tuesday, January 5, 2016

WEMS Student Council learns about civic responsibility
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Be responsible, be compassionate and be a leader.

These are the qualities that are looked for in the students who apply to be student council members at Williams Middle School.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Williams Fire Department awards Big Buck winners
Williams Fire Department awards Big Buck winners during fundraiser. Jerry Garcia was the first place winner. PT Carter and Jaime Mace were the runner ups.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Big turnout for Ladies' Safety Shoot
Williams Sportsman Club sponsored a Ladies' Safety Shoot Oct. 24 in Williams. Seventeen women attended the class.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Williams Food Bank plans for Thanksgiving, asks for public help
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Roast turkey with gravy, sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, creamed onions, buttered rolls, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Business Beat: Week of Oct. 12, 2011 - Eatery offers 'big town' sandwich
WILLIAMS, Ariz. -Every morning, Big Town Hero owners Nimo Patel and his wife Shital rise before the sun to bake fresh bread made from scratch, ensuring their sandwiches are of the highest quality.

Located on 618 West Route 66, across from Dairy Queen, Oregon-based sandwich franchise Big Town Hero is the newest business in town. The sandwich shop boasts great prices for a wide variety of hot paninis and subs, basic sandwiches, salads and side options, all made with the freshest ingredients.


Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Local poet excels in international contest
WILLIAMS - Nowadays, almost everyone logs on to Facebook religiously, but in doing so probably doesn't expect a unique opportunity to showcase their talent.

Not the case with Williams High School student A.J. Minor.


Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Athletes 'brave in the attempt'
WILLIAMS - Athletes from Williams recently competed in the Arizona State Summer Special Olympics bringing home a sense of pride along with medals to commemorate their achievements.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Business Beat, week of May 12, 2010
WILLIAMS - Dorothy Byars is an ice cream institution in Williams. Dairy Queen recently honored her for 50 years of continuous franchise ownership.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Youth center grant returns for second try
WILLIAMS - Organizers are hoping May will be better than April when it comes to the Williams Recreation Center's Pepsi Refresh Everything grant efforts.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Vintage steam locomotive back on the tracks
WILLIAMS - Trains have long taken center stage in Williams. This weekend will be no exception. The largest community National Train Day event in Arizona takes place on Saturday and Sunday in Williams.


Tuesday, May 4, 2010

The fun of the run
Travelers on Route 66 between Seligman and Kingman will share the road with vintage automobiles of the past as the Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona holds its annual Route 66 Fun Run this weekend.


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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Stretching to get the stress out
Stress relief. Everybody needs it, but it's often hard to come by.


Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Speed racers
WILLIAMS - Smoking tires and straining engines. These are the sights and sounds drag racing enthusiasts live for. One local resident hopes to bring the smell of burning rubber and spectacle of drag racing to Route 66 in the heart of Williams.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Business Beat, week of April 21, 2010
WILLIAMS - Jay Redfeather hasn't appeared on television or in the movies but his leatherwork has been featured on the big screen and in TV-land.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Living with autism
WILLIAMS - Laura Nagle didn't know she was autistic until she was almost 56-years-old. Nagle, a resident of Williams, said she may have been diagnosed autistic at an early age but has no specific memories of the event.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Local pipers wow judges
WILLIAMS - Williams is known for a lot of things. Route 66, cowboys, ranchers and trains among them. Now, a group of musicians based in Williams has begun to make Williams synonymous with the sound of bagpipes.
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010


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