30 Second Wine Advisor: A fresh look at Merlot
It has been 10 years since the movie "Sideways" made Merlot a laughingstock with the snobby character Miles's angry remark about "#$%&ing Merlot," a laugh line that actually drove down Merlot sales in the U.S. while starting a mini-boom for the Pinot Noir upon which the script lavished praise.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Grand Canyon News
Fuelwood permits soon available in Cameron
Williams-Grand Canyon News CAMERON, Ariz. - People can soon buy fuelwood permits out of the Tusayan Ranger District Forest Service office in Cameron, located south of the Cameron Chapter House.
Fire Restrictions to begin Friday on four Arizona National Forests
Campfire and smoking restrictions will be implemented at 8 a.m. Friday, April 18, on the Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott and Tonto National Forests in order to protect public health and reduce preventable human-caused fires.
The egg hunt is on in Williams
Williams Food Bank Director Guy Mikkelsen and the Easter Bunny hop around Williams to promote the annual Easter Eggstravaganza event that takes place Saturday.
Construction underway at Love's Travel Stop site north of I-40 in Williams
Officials with the chain expect construction to be complete sometime in November.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Williams man convicted of murder in teenager's death
A Coconino County Superior Court jury has convicted a Williams man of first-degree murder in a killing that prosecutors said was retaliation for a burglary.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Kingman Daily Miner
A piece of Kingman history makes way for development
KAAA and KZZZ's former broadcasting station on Hualapai Mountain Road, which was one of Arizona's oldest radio facilities, is no more now that buildings on the property have been razed to make way for new development.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Opry Night brings music and family fun to Williams April 11
Who says you have to go to Nashville to experience the Opry? The Williams Habitat for Humanity is putting on its semiannual Grand Opry Night April 11, complete with live music, raffles, an auction and a cakewalk.
resident has time, will volunteer
When Williams resident Rodger Ely retired, his father told him he had better find a hobby to keep him busy.
Grand Canyon News
Fuelwood permits available starting April 14
The Williams and Tusayan districts of the Kaibab National Forest will begin offering permits for the 2014 fuelwood season on April 14, weather permitting.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Preparations underway for Memorial Day weekend concert at Babbitt Polson Warehouse Stage
Ted Nichols, a Williams resident and former musical director for Hanna Barbera, is gearing up for his second Memorial Day weekend concert in town on May 24. Nichols and his wife Catherine are looking for singers to join them in performing in the patriotic concert, called "Celebrate America."
Fire danger 'high' on Williams Ranger District
The Williams and Tusayan ranger districts, as well as the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, are now in the 'high fire danger' rating.
student fourth in her family to attend Girls State program
This summer, one Williams High School student will join girls from around Arizona to learn about citizenship and leadership as part of the American Legion Auxiliary Arizona Girls State program.
Youth Conservation Corps recruiting for summer program
Youth Conservation Corp members take a work break last summer on the Williams District of the Kaibab National Forest.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
P&Z approves sign code revision
The Williams Planning and Zoning Commission approved the revised sign code at its March 20 meeting, despite some members of the public saying the proposed changes were too strict and two commissioners initially saying they weren't ready to decide on the matter.
Developer pays for two new crossovers at east end of Williams
Crews installed a second crossover at the east entrance to the Canyon Vista development at Boulderview Way.
council approves Route 66 Zipline contract
The Route 66 Zipline will give the city of Williams double the rent payment this year under a new lease agreement the City Council approved at its March 6 meeting.