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Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Regional District election sees 7 seats acclaimed, 5 up for grabs

The local government election is slated for Saturday, Oct. 15

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake First Nation newly-elected councillor Dancing Water Sandy, left, and Chief Willie Sellars attended the Kamloopa Pow Wow, July 29-31. (Photo submitted)

Speaking Our Truth Competition Pow Wow a path toward healing for WLFN

Williams Lake First Nation has committed to supporting two pow wows a year

Williams Lake First Nation newly-elected councillor Dancing Water Sandy, left, and Chief Willie Sellars attended the Kamloopa Pow Wow, July 29-31. (Photo submitted)
An RCMP officer will make his first appearance in Williams Lake Provincial Court on Oct. 5 for restricted firearm possession charges.  (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Mountie charged with loaded firearm offence while off duty in Williams Lake

Const. Olavo Castro allegedly found with loaded, restricted gun in vehicle

An RCMP officer will make his first appearance in Williams Lake Provincial Court on Oct. 5 for restricted firearm possession charges.  (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A McLeese Lake area home was destroyed by fire Monday, Aug. 22. (Facebook photo)

McLeese Lake home destroyed by fire Monday, Aug. 22

“We arrived and it was completely engulfed,” said Ian Hicks, McLeese Lake Volunteer Fire Department

A McLeese Lake area home was destroyed by fire Monday, Aug. 22. (Facebook photo)
A kayaker is transported into a helicopter after spending the night on the shores of the Bella Coola River with members of Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue. (Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue photo)

Missing Bella Coola River kayaker located safe and sound by search and rescue

The kayaker self-rescued after being caught up in a large logjam Saturday Aug. 20

A kayaker is transported into a helicopter after spending the night on the shores of the Bella Coola River with members of Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue. (Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue photo)
The family of the late Byron Louie gathered for the unveiling of a new sign at the Sugar Cane Ball Diamond where the park was renamed in his honour on Saturday, Aug. 13. (Photo submitted)

COVID casualty, tournament organizer memorialized with Sugar Cane Ball Diamond dedication

Byron Louie died from COVID-19 in January, 2021 six days before his 47th birthday

The family of the late Byron Louie gathered for the unveiling of a new sign at the Sugar Cane Ball Diamond where the park was renamed in his honour on Saturday, Aug. 13. (Photo submitted)
Tyrone Thomas of the Canim Valley 4-H Club participated in the annual show and sale last week in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Black Press Media)

Successful show and sale for 4-H youth

The 64th annual show and sale attracted 10 clubs

Tyrone Thomas of the Canim Valley 4-H Club participated in the annual show and sale last week in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Black Press Media)
Danelle Mathewson of Williams Lake has been located. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Williams Lake woman reported missing has been found

The family said Wednesday evening she was located safe and sound

Danelle Mathewson of Williams Lake has been located. (Photo submitted)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
Two hikers were rescued near Mount Waddington Friday, July 29 by Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue. (BCVSAR photo)

Injured hiker, second climber rescued by BCVSAR near Mount Waddington July 29

One of the hikers was injured by a falling rock at 11,000 feet elevation

Two hikers were rescued near Mount Waddington Friday, July 29 by Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue. (BCVSAR photo)
The Cariboo Regional District has issued a water overuse advisory notice for Lexington, Horse Lake and 108 Mile, Friday, July 29. (Williams Lake Tribune file image)

CRD issues water overuse advisory notice for Lexington, 108 Mile, Horse Lake

The water is becoming ‘critically low,’ notice states

The Cariboo Regional District has issued a water overuse advisory notice for Lexington, Horse Lake and 108 Mile, Friday, July 29. (Williams Lake Tribune file image)
The North District RCMP Emergency Response Team from Prince George is stationed outside a home in the 1200 block of Pigeon Avenue in Williams Lake Thursday, July 28. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake RCMP arrest two people, seize firearms

A man, 30, and woman, 26, were released to appear in court in December

The North District RCMP Emergency Response Team from Prince George is stationed outside a home in the 1200 block of Pigeon Avenue in Williams Lake Thursday, July 28. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the UBCIC, left, June North, widow of the man who died by suicide and Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars all spoke during a press conference held Tuesday, July 19. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘In shock and mourning’: Indigenous leaders demand inquiry into fatal RCMP incident

Incident of man threatening self harm in Williams Lake ended tragically July 10

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the UBCIC, left, June North, widow of the man who died by suicide and Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars all spoke during a press conference held Tuesday, July 19. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP and North District Emergency Response Team officers respond to the corner of Smedley Street and Eleventh Avenue on Sunday, July 10. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Indigenous leaders demand public inquiry into fatal police incident in Williams Lake

WLFN chief, UBCIC grand chief will speak at press conference Tuesday, July 19

Williams Lake RCMP and North District Emergency Response Team officers respond to the corner of Smedley Street and Eleventh Avenue on Sunday, July 10. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer. (Black Press Media image)

FOREST INK: Forest gardens can complement traditional vegetable gardens

The forest garden is not intended to replace the traditional garden

Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer. (Black Press Media image)
Williams Lake RCMP were called to a residence at the corner of Smedley Street and Eleventh Avenue early Sunday (July 10) morning for a report of an armed man considering self-harm. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Man found dead in Williams Lake home with weapon following negotiation with police

RCMP called to man’s home Sunday (July 10) for report he was considering self-harm

Williams Lake RCMP were called to a residence at the corner of Smedley Street and Eleventh Avenue early Sunday (July 10) morning for a report of an armed man considering self-harm. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Two people were shot outside the grandstands of the Williams Lake Stampede Sunday (July 3). (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Two people shot behind grandstands during Williams Lake Stampede

Crowd of about 4,000 told to go into the infield

Two people were shot outside the grandstands of the Williams Lake Stampede Sunday (July 3). (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)
A Cariboo ranch cow gave birth to triplets earlier in June and all the them are doing well. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo couple’s cow delivers triplets

It was a first for Laurie and Danny Frame

A Cariboo ranch cow gave birth to triplets earlier in June and all the them are doing well. (Photo submitted)
The highs for the Cariboo Chilcotin region Monday, June 27 are expected to reach the mid-30s with a special weather alert in effect. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Special weather statement issued for Cariboo Chilcotin, highs of mid 30s Monday

Normal temperatures are expected to resume mid-week

The highs for the Cariboo Chilcotin region Monday, June 27 are expected to reach the mid-30s with a special weather alert in effect. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Handlers pose with ther newly-certified St. John Ambulance therapy dogs who were evaluated at the 150 Mile House fire hall. Kimberly Futcher with Ede, left, Karen Wright with Maya, Colleen Hodgson with Tuck, Patricia Moore with Emma, Wendy Chevigny with Mogli. (Photo submitted)

Five new recruits certified as St. John Ambulance therapy dogs

There are now 10 dogs and handlers in the Williams Lake, 100 Mile area

Handlers pose with ther newly-certified St. John Ambulance therapy dogs who were evaluated at the 150 Mile House fire hall. Kimberly Futcher with Ede, left, Karen Wright with Maya, Colleen Hodgson with Tuck, Patricia Moore with Emma, Wendy Chevigny with Mogli. (Photo submitted)
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