Williams Fire Nears Midpoint of Containment

As of Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., the Wiliams Fire had burned 4,180 acres and was 48% contained. There were eight air tankers, 10 water dropping helicopters, two water tender trucks, eight bulldozers, 40 engines and 34 hand crews equaling to 1,131 personnel battling the blaze.
The fire began about 2 p.m. Sunday in the […]

Visiting the USS Carl Vinson

Recently local businessman Chris Waldheim had the opportunity to visit one of the nation’s supercarriers – the USS Carl Vinson. He shares his experience of a lifetime.
A few times during our lives we do something that only a select few will ever get to do. This was one of those times.
In October, 16 […]