Monica Lamb-Yorski

Sutter Rowse, 8, cuddles with Hazel, the cat, at the Williams Lake BCSPCA who he raised $850 toward the cost of her surgery. (Leslie Rowse photo)

8-year-old Williams Lake boy, mom raise $850 for injured, abandoned cat’s surgery

“I don’t know why, but I just love cats,” said Sutter Rowse

Sutter Rowse, 8, cuddles with Hazel, the cat, at the Williams Lake BCSPCA who he raised $850 toward the cost of her surgery. (Leslie Rowse photo)
Drones were used to drop seed vessels in November 2021 in an area burned during the 2017 wildfires in the Chilcotin Plateau. (Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation photo)

First Nations use drone-seeding trial project to reforest wildfire ravaged areas west of Williams Lake

Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation has seeded 52 hectares burned in the White Lake wildfire

Drones were used to drop seed vessels in November 2021 in an area burned during the 2017 wildfires in the Chilcotin Plateau. (Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation photo)
Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson speaking in the legislature 2021. (Video screen shot)

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA appointed opposition deputy whip

BC Liberal MLA Lorne Doerkson said the role is mostly organizational

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson speaking in the legislature 2021. (Video screen shot)
Esk’etemc Chief Fred Robbins (right) talks to teachers during a cross-cultural training workshop in his community aimed at reconciliation. (Photo submitted)

Esk’etemc First Nation continues residential school survivor healing journey with concrete steps

Chief Fred Robbins says education is key to changing attitudes toward First Nations people

Esk’etemc Chief Fred Robbins (right) talks to teachers during a cross-cultural training workshop in his community aimed at reconciliation. (Photo submitted)
Janna Gertzen and her father Randy Gertzen own Adventure Charters, based in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
Janna Gertzen and her father Randy Gertzen own Adventure Charters, based in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)

Interior bus companies keep residents moving, connected through thick and thin

Adventure Charters, Ebus have picked up the void left when Greyhound pulled out

Janna Gertzen and her father Randy Gertzen own Adventure Charters, based in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
Janna Gertzen and her father Randy Gertzen own Adventure Charters, based in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
Flags are flying at half-mast outside Williams Lake city hall including a Sécwépemc flag in acknowledgement of the announcement by Williams Lake First Nation Tuesday, Jan. 25 regarding 93 possible human burials at the former site of St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake flags flying at half-mast in honour of St. Joseph’s Mission findings

Mayor Walt Cobb said city’s thoughts are with affected families, communities

Flags are flying at half-mast outside Williams Lake city hall including a Sécwépemc flag in acknowledgement of the announcement by Williams Lake First Nation Tuesday, Jan. 25 regarding 93 possible human burials at the former site of St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake First Nation announced the preliminary findings of the probe at former residential school, St. Joseph’s Mission on Tuesday, Jan. 25. (Williams Lake Tribune Facebook live image)

‘93 is our number’: Williams Lake First Nation releases findings in residential school probe

‘Many children will remain unaccounted for,’ investigators find

Williams Lake First Nation announced the preliminary findings of the probe at former residential school, St. Joseph’s Mission on Tuesday, Jan. 25. (Williams Lake Tribune Facebook live image)
Sheila Butler was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident near Hendrix Lake in the South Cariboo Saturday, Jan. 22. Friends and family are fundraising for her and her family while she recovers in hospital. (Photo submitted)

Companion-rescue saves seriously injured Cariboo snowmobiler

‘Sheila Butler has a long recovery ahead of her’: said organizer of online fundraiser

Sheila Butler was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident near Hendrix Lake in the South Cariboo Saturday, Jan. 22. Friends and family are fundraising for her and her family while she recovers in hospital. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake First Nation will reveal the preliminary results of the geophysical investigation of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site on Tuesday, Jan. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

B.C. chief prepares for investigation announcement surrounding former residential school

Chiefs meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 25 near Williams Lake followed by afternoon media conference

Williams Lake First Nation will reveal the preliminary results of the geophysical investigation of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site on Tuesday, Jan. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake First Nation will reveal the preliminary results of the geophysical investigation of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site on Tuesday, Jan. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WLFN chief prepares for former residential school investigation announcement

Chiefs meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 25, followed by afternoon media conference

Williams Lake First Nation will reveal the preliminary results of the geophysical investigation of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site on Tuesday, Jan. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Interior Health announced Tuesday, Jan. 18, it is temporarily changing some services across the region, due to Omicron-related COVID-19 staffing challenges. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Interior Health making ‘temporary’ changes due to COVID-19 staffing challenges

IH is temporarily reassigning, redeploying staff to sustain essential services throughout the region

Interior Health announced Tuesday, Jan. 18, it is temporarily changing some services across the region, due to Omicron-related COVID-19 staffing challenges. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The BC Conservation Officer Service is investigating the illegal harvesting of a cow and calf moose near Horsefly. (Dan Simmons photo)

B.C. COS investigating illegal cow, calf moose hunt east of Williams Lake

Citizens reported seeing suspects skinning, quartering the moose near Horsefly

The BC Conservation Officer Service is investigating the illegal harvesting of a cow and calf moose near Horsefly. (Dan Simmons photo)
DriveBC webcam image at Alexis Creek along Highway 20, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. (DriveBC image)

Update: Highway 20 closed between Alexis Creek and 48 km east of Tatla Lake

There is also an advisory for 14.5 km between Yale Road and Ainsworth Road near 100 Mile House

DriveBC webcam image at Alexis Creek along Highway 20, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. (DriveBC image)
The Cariboo Regional District is extending its FireSmart wood waste disposal program with no tipping fees. (FireSmart image)

CRD extends FireSmart wood waste free disposal program

Existing taxation will cover program cost instead of tipping fees

The Cariboo Regional District is extending its FireSmart wood waste disposal program with no tipping fees. (FireSmart image)
An extreme cold warning continues for the Cariboo with a snowfall warning set to take into effect Wednesday, Dec. 29. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Multiple weather warnings issued for Cariboo-Chilcotin, Bella Coola

Extreme cold warning reissued Tuesday, snowfall warning issued for Wednesday

An extreme cold warning continues for the Cariboo with a snowfall warning set to take into effect Wednesday, Dec. 29. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A secondary school teacher with the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District was suspended for two days in 2020 because of comments she made about students on social media. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake teacher suspended for Facebook comments made about students

Williams Lake area teacher Shannon Rerie was suspended for two days without pay in 2020

A secondary school teacher with the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District was suspended for two days in 2020 because of comments she made about students on social media. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP responded to a suspicious death at Esk’etemc on Monday, Dec. 20. (File image)

Man, 23, charged in death of woman, 19, at Esk’etemc near Williams Lake

One count of second degree murder has been approved against Waylon Darian Harry, 23

Williams Lake RCMP responded to a suspicious death at Esk’etemc on Monday, Dec. 20. (File image)
A Williams Lake lake man is scheduled to appear in Kamloops Law Courts on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021 faced with several charges including possession of a stolen vehicle. (Kamloops This Week file photo)
A Williams Lake lake man is scheduled to appear in Kamloops Law Courts on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021 faced with several charges including possession of a stolen vehicle. (Kamloops This Week file photo)
Highway 20 between the Puntzi Lake turnoff and Nimpo Lake in May 2021 featured a stop light due to repair damage done by frost heaves over the winter. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Highway 20 between the Puntzi Lake turnoff and Nimpo Lake in May 2021 featured a stop light due to repair damage done by frost heaves over the winter. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake First Nation has postponed releasing the findings of its preliminary investigation at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WLFN postpones release of St. Joseph’s Mission investigation findings until new year

Originally a press conference was slated for Friday, Dec. 10

Williams Lake First Nation has postponed releasing the findings of its preliminary investigation at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)