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Carl Schooner was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left Bella Coola, headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)

RCMP seek assistance in locating missing Bella Coola man

Carl Schooner was last heard from while travelling between Williams Lake and Bella Coola

Carl Schooner was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left Bella Coola, headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)
Carey Price is an avid hunter. (Photo by Carey Price, Facebook)

Carey Price takes a stand against federal firearms bill

“I am not a criminal or a threat to society.”

Carey Price is an avid hunter. (Photo by Carey Price, Facebook)
Jennifer Toland of Eliguk Lake Lodge in the Chilcotin captured the cold perfectly in this photo taken during a similar cold snap in years past, like the cold weather the region is experiencing Dec. 1 2022, where Puntzi Mountain in the coldest spot in B.C. (Jennifer Toland photo)

Extreme cold warning issued for Chilcotin as temperatures plunge to nearly -40C

Temperatures in the Cariboo Chilcotin will remain well below average for the next week

Jennifer Toland of Eliguk Lake Lodge in the Chilcotin captured the cold perfectly in this photo taken during a similar cold snap in years past, like the cold weather the region is experiencing Dec. 1 2022, where Puntzi Mountain in the coldest spot in B.C. (Jennifer Toland photo)
The federal government will open a passport office in Prince George in the spring of 2023. (Black press photo)

Northern B.C. getting a passport office spring 2023

The office will be in Prince George

The federal government will open a passport office in Prince George in the spring of 2023. (Black press photo)
Highway 20, seen here near Anahim Lake Friday, Nov. 25, has re-opened. (DriveBC webcam photo)
Highway 20, seen here near Anahim Lake Friday, Nov. 25, has re-opened. (DriveBC webcam photo)
RCMP-GRC crest

School shooting threat in Williams Lake deemed a prank

The image circulating on social media showed two rifles on a floor with a threatening message

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Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse received his Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of Victoria Nov. 10 for his leadership over many years which compelled respect for Indigenous law, title and jurisdiction in Canada. (Photo submitted)

Tŝilhqot’in Chief Joe Alphonse receives Honorary Doctor of Laws from UVic

Alphonse is widely known for his role in Indigenous leadership

Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse received his Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of Victoria Nov. 10 for his leadership over many years which compelled respect for Indigenous law, title and jurisdiction in Canada. (Photo submitted)
Superintendent Chris van der Mark oversees the swearing in of school trustees at the inaugural school board meeting Tuesday evening, Nov. 22. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

School District 27 trustees sworn in at inaugural meeting

The board has one new face following the Oct. 15 election

Superintendent Chris van der Mark oversees the swearing in of school trustees at the inaugural school board meeting Tuesday evening, Nov. 22. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several regions in B.C. (file photo)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several regions in B.C. (file photo)
Williams Lake RCMP released a photo of items seized recently following an investigation into stolen vehicles. (RCMP photo)
Williams Lake RCMP released a photo of items seized recently following an investigation into stolen vehicles. (RCMP photo)
Botanist Hugh Wilson shows the forest he helped regenerate on the documentary Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating a Native Forest. (YouTube image)

Good news story about reforestation

Jim Hilton’s column to the Free Press

Botanist Hugh Wilson shows the forest he helped regenerate on the documentary Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating a Native Forest. (YouTube image)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
School buses are cancelled for Friday, Nov. 4 in Williams Lake.	(Black Press Media file photo)

School buses servicing Williams Lake and areas east cancelled due to poor road conditions

The area is seeing the first winter storm of the season

School buses are cancelled for Friday, Nov. 4 in Williams Lake.	(Black Press Media file photo)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)

Atmospheric river prompts first snowfall warning of season for Cariboo

It is expected to start snowing by Thursday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)
A truck fire prompted a response from members of the Williams Lake Fire Department Sunday morning, Oct. 30. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A truck fire prompted a response from members of the Williams Lake Fire Department Sunday morning, Oct. 30. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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UPDATE: Highway 5 reopened after transport truck crashes north of Barriere

Thursday morning incident closed highway at 3:36 a.m.

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RCMP are advising motorists to use caution as some roads may be icy.

Icy sections have Williams Lake RCMP advising motorists to slow down on morning commute

Staff Sgt. Del Byron said there have already been 2 crashes

RCMP are advising motorists to use caution as some roads may be icy.
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATE: Woman from Lac La Hache loses life in head-on crash south of Williams Lake

Mounties say the collision involved a car and semi truck, which burst into flames

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
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The Lac La Hache Volunteer Fire Department train hard to be ready to help the community. The team consists of about 20 firefighters along with training officer Moe Pare (front from left), fire chief Terry Murphy and deputy fire chief Don Aaltonen. (Photo submitted)

Lac La Hache Volunteer Fire Department always ready to help the community

The Lac La Hache Volunteer Fire Department (LLHVFD) has a long history…

The Lac La Hache Volunteer Fire Department train hard to be ready to help the community. The team consists of about 20 firefighters along with training officer Moe Pare (front from left), fire chief Terry Murphy and deputy fire chief Don Aaltonen. (Photo submitted)