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Taste of Williams returns Sept. 20 to Elephant Rocks
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - People can enjoy an evening of food, music and art at the seventh annual Taste of Williams festival.

The event takes place Sept. 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Elephant Rocks Golf Course, 2200 Country Club Road.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Star gazing party returns to Glassburn Park Friday at 7:30 p.m.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Members of the Coconino Astronomical Society, in conjunction with the City of Williams, will play host to a Star Gazing Party from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, August 29, at Glassburn Park, in the natural area west of Rod's Steakhouse.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

American Legion Auxiliary looking for new members
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The American Legion Auxiliary of Williams was established in 1928 to support local veterans. But with a lack of active participants recently, the group is reaching out to the community in search of new members.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Business beat: Saloon Row Ghost Tours offers paranormal experiences in historic downtown
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams has a rich history, and for Paige and Ron Bruening, that history lives on through the many ghosts that inhabit the town.

The couple runs Saloon Row Ghost Tours as Dusty Rose and (T) Bonez.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Prehistoric people looked to skies in creating today's time elements
Years, months, days, hours, minutes and seconds are all terms we are familiar with and take for granted since today we can look at our cell phones and determine these units of time with great precision. But where and how did we begin to determine the concept of time?
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Photos: flowers in bloom
Calliopsis turn much of Davenport Lake yellow.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Photo highlights: car culture celebrated at Cruise-In
The 18th annual Cool Country Cruise-In took place Aug. 8-10 in historic downtown Williams.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Business beat: massage comes to Canyon Vista Mall
Kristy Knotts offers both medical and therapeutic massage.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Photo: WUSD welcomes new teachers
The Williams Unified School District welcomes 11 new teachers this school year.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Photos: Bearizona gets in touch with the backwoods at annual event
A boa constrictor slithers by some animal lovers July 26 at Bearizona's Backwoods BBQ.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Photos: POW/MIA flag added to Williams Veterans Memorial
After several requests from Williams residents, the Prisoner of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) flag is now flying over the Williams Own Veterans Memorial.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Photo: Registered and ready to learn
Halle Rocha helps parents register their children for school at Williams Elementary-Middle School July 24.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Walking cross country for United States Wounded Warriors
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - More than four months ago, Josh Lydell set off from Charleston, South Carolina on his way to San Francisco, California - on foot.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Slice of life: North Country nurse Jocelyn Pawlicki
Nurse tells the News about her typical day
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Photo: Sassy needs a forever home
Sassy, a labrador and pointer mix, is looking for family to love.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Slice of life: Railroad cowboy Gary "Shiloh" Hasiak
How long have you been doing this?

I started working here 14 years ago and I worked for about eight years and took a break and came back to it.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Photos: summertime fun at the Williams Aquatic Center
The Williams Recreation Center Summer Rec program visits the Williams Aquatic Center regularly during the summer.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Photo: Why take a vacation to Egypt?
Construction on Love's Travel Stop is underway. The travel stop will be located on Grand Canyon Boulevard north of Interstate 40.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Photos: Rain can't dampen Williams Fourth celebration
The Hometown Fourth of July parade took place on Route 66 with the theme "Pride in Our Past...Faith in Our Future."
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Author sets fantasy novel in Williams
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - After visiting Williams several times, author John Northern liked the city so much that he decided to use it as the setting for one of his books.
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014


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