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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)
A Williams Lake couple found their stolen truck almost two years after it was stolen. (Photo submitted)

‘What are the chances’: Williams Lake woman recovers stolen truck 2 years later in 100 Mile

Laura Zimmerman said she followed the truck on Highway 97 until it pulled into 100 Mile House

A Williams Lake couple found their stolen truck almost two years after it was stolen. (Photo submitted)
Sophie the St. John Ambulance therapy dog will be assisting at the COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children in Williams Lake Dec. 7, 8 and 9. (Photo submitted)

St. John Ambulance therapy dog to attend Williams Lake COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children

Owner Karen Wright hopes her therapy dog Sophie will be a cute distraction

Sophie the St. John Ambulance therapy dog will be assisting at the COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children in Williams Lake Dec. 7, 8 and 9. (Photo submitted)
The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake and on Dec. 10 Williams Lake First Nation will release preliminary results. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Preliminary results from St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School investigation to be released

Williams Lake First Nation will hold closed chiefs meeting, media conference Dec. 10

The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake and on Dec. 10 Williams Lake First Nation will release preliminary results. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Curtis Finley, president of Unifor Local 3018. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Curtis Finley, president of Unifor Local 3018. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Morgan Witte, 48, was intubated and on a ventilator in hospital for two weeks because of COVID-19. (Photo submitted)

‘It almost killed me’: B.C. trucker on a long road to recovery from COVID-19

Morgan Witte, 48, spent more than three weeks in the hospital, much of it on a ventilator

Morgan Witte, 48, was intubated and on a ventilator in hospital for two weeks because of COVID-19. (Photo submitted)
Farmers in B.C. worked together to help save livestock as parts of the Fraser Valley are under water due to devastating flooding says an association that represents the province's dairy farmers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CRD approves animal carcasses from flooded areas to be disposed at Gibraltar Mine landfill site if needed

It is a back-up contingency if they run out of space or cannot get to other facilities: CRD CAO

Farmers in B.C. worked together to help save livestock as parts of the Fraser Valley are under water due to devastating flooding says an association that represents the province's dairy farmers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

B.C. sees 497 new cases of COVID-19

Interior Health has highest number of new cases at 146

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
Cariboo Regional District. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)

CRD temporarily halts foam packaging collection

Unprecented flooding has resulted in transportation challenges

Cariboo Regional District. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
Williams Lake RCMP are on scene near Lake City Secondary School Columneetza campus where staff and students are under lock-down due to a firearm-related investigation Friday, Nov. 19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP are on scene near Lake City Secondary School Columneetza campus where staff and students are under lock-down due to a firearm-related investigation Friday, Nov. 19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A rescued black bear cub from the 150 Mile House area will be spending the winter at Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers. (Northern Lights Wildlife Society photo)

Rescued black bears from Cariboo recuperating in Smithers rehab facility over winter

Northern Lights Wildfire Society most recently got a bear cub from 150 Mile House

A rescued black bear cub from the 150 Mile House area will be spending the winter at Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers. (Northern Lights Wildlife Society photo)
Unifor Local 3018 said it has reached a tentative deal for its workers at Gibraltar Mine. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)

Update: Union representing 500-plus Gibraltar Mine reaches tentative deal

Unifor Local 3018 president said the union had issued 72-hour strike notice on Monday, Nov. 15

Unifor Local 3018 said it has reached a tentative deal for its workers at Gibraltar Mine. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)
At 36 years old, Kyle Frizzi competed in a memorial bull riding contest for his close friend and former bull rider Tyrell DeRose, 35, who died after taking drugs laced with fentanyl last year. (Copper Wire Images photo)
At 36 years old, Kyle Frizzi competed in a memorial bull riding contest for his close friend and former bull rider Tyler DeRose, 35, who died after taking drugs laced with fentanyl last year. (Copper Wire Images photo)

Cariboo man wins bull riding competition for friend lost to overdose

Overdose victim inspiration behind memorial ride

At 36 years old, Kyle Frizzi competed in a memorial bull riding contest for his close friend and former bull rider Tyrell DeRose, 35, who died after taking drugs laced with fentanyl last year. (Copper Wire Images photo)
At 36 years old, Kyle Frizzi competed in a memorial bull riding contest for his close friend and former bull rider Tyler DeRose, 35, who died after taking drugs laced with fentanyl last year. (Copper Wire Images photo)
Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb has removed himself from all external city of Williams Lake appointments, but will continue as mayor. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake’s Walt Cobb removes himself from several boards, continues as mayor

The mayor made the announcement Thursday, Nov. 4

Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb has removed himself from all external city of Williams Lake appointments, but will continue as mayor. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb reads a written statement at council Nov. 2. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake mayor ‘seriously sorry’ for sharing offensive post about residential schools

Mayor Walt Cobb apologizes for offending, but says WLFN open letter was a ‘personal attack”

Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb reads a written statement at council Nov. 2. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb reads a written statement at council Nov. 2. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake City Council admonishes mayor, stops short of asking him to resign

Mayor Walt Cobb apologizes for offending, but says WLFN open letter was a ‘personal attack”

Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb reads a written statement at council Nov. 2. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)