Cariboo Regional District

The Cariboo Regional District board has endorsed a NCLGA resolution from Area D director Steve Forseth asking for there to be a separate pool of grant funding for rural areas to apply for infrastructure upgrades. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

NCLGA resolution from CRD calls for separate infrastructure grant funding for rural areas

Rural areas are competing against municipalities, said Area D director

 

Al Richmond will be looking into options for solar power in the South Cariboo. (File photo)

CRD director to investigate solar options

Al Richmond to look into viability of using solar at South Cariboo Rec Centre

 

A list of capital requests from Interior Health was approved by the Cariboo Chilcotin Hospital Regional District board. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Interior Health confirmed Friday, Jan. 15, there are now six staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Capital wish-list approved by Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District

The boiler and chiller plant retrofit project at Cariboo Memorial Hospital is already underway

A list of capital requests from Interior Health was approved by the Cariboo Chilcotin Hospital Regional District board. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Interior Health confirmed Friday, Jan. 15, there are now six staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District is asking for public input on its 2021 budget. (Angie Mindus photo)

Cariboo Regional District seeks input on 2021 draft budget

CRD’s budget is increasing from $50.1 million to $54.3 million in 2021

  • Feb 19, 2021
The Cariboo Regional District is asking for public input on its 2021 budget. (Angie Mindus photo)
Despite the best efforts of the cold and ice, Bridge Creek is still flowing through Centennial Park. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

CRD seeks meeting with MoTI ahead of spring freshet

Water levels higher than usual across region

Despite the best efforts of the cold and ice, Bridge Creek is still flowing through Centennial Park. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Cariboo Regional District has forwarded an application from a rancher wanting to excavate gravel on private property to the Agricultural Land Commission with no recommendation. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD struggles with rancher’s gravel pit application, UNDRIP concerns raised

Williams Lake First Nation raises objections about the application

The Cariboo Regional District has forwarded an application from a rancher wanting to excavate gravel on private property to the Agricultural Land Commission with no recommendation. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District is hoping the province will develop a policy that removes legal risks for local governments that provide funding to independent fire departments. (Photo submitted)

CRD calls for elimination of liability in funding independent fire services

The board approved a draft resolution for consideration by the NCLGA

The Cariboo Regional District is hoping the province will develop a policy that removes legal risks for local governments that provide funding to independent fire departments. (Photo submitted)
Mount Polley Mining Corporation is appealing a $9,000 administrative penalty issued by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy regarding it water discharge plans. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo)

Mount Polley Mine Corporation appealing $9,000 non-compliance penalty from government

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy issued the penalty on Dec. 8, 2020

Mount Polley Mining Corporation is appealing a $9,000 administrative penalty issued by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy regarding it water discharge plans. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo)
Nadaya McNeil and her father John McNeil are excited to be part of creating a new outdoor ice rink in 100 Mile House this winter. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Nadaya McNeil and her father John McNeil were instrumental in creating a new outdoor ice rink in 100 Mile House this winter. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile ice rink organizers to pitch all-season sports facility

Nadaya McNeil is reaching out to community for support.

Nadaya McNeil and her father John McNeil are excited to be part of creating a new outdoor ice rink in 100 Mile House this winter. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Nadaya McNeil and her father John McNeil were instrumental in creating a new outdoor ice rink in 100 Mile House this winter. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Canim Lake Band remains in lockdown. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Canim Lake Band loses Elder due to COVID-19

Community is devastated, Chief Helen Henderson says.

Canim Lake Band remains in lockdown. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
The Cariboo Regional District updated its response to COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 11. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD encourages residents to adhere to COVID-19 public health directives

Regional district updates its pandemc response due to increased positive cases

  • Jan 11, 2021
The Cariboo Regional District updated its response to COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 11. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District is holding a survey on broadband services across the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo broadband survey ends Jan. 22

More than 2,000 responses have already been received.

The Cariboo Regional District is holding a survey on broadband services across the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Margo Wagner, chair of the Cariboo Regional District.

CRD committed to charting a course for the future

Year-end message from CRD chair Margo Wagner

  • Dec 31, 2020
Margo Wagner, chair of the Cariboo Regional District.
The Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District will explore hiring someone to work with medical professionals when they are hired in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House. (Health Care stock photo)

CCRHD eyes hiring personnel to help medical professionals land successfully into communities

Meetings to explore the idea will be held with Williams Lake, 100 Mile House councils

The Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District will explore hiring someone to work with medical professionals when they are hired in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House. (Health Care stock photo)
The Cariboo Regional District is penning a letter to the BC Utilities Commission protesting BC Hydro’s (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District is penning a letter to the BC Utilities Commission protesting BC Hydro’s (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

CCRHRD considers ‘red carpet and retention’ for health workers

District will explore hiring two people to roll out the red carpet for new medical professionals.

100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
The Cariboo Regional District and Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District are holding special meetings Friday, Dec. 11 about healthcare. (Photo submitted)
The Cariboo Regional District and Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District are holding special meetings Friday, Dec. 11 about healthcare. (Photo submitted)
Spotted knapweed - Black Press Media file photo

CRD take measures to reduce knapweed spread

Directors agree to seek actions against South Cariboo ranching company if it fails to comply

Spotted knapweed - Black Press Media file photo
The warning sign for an active slide area on Quesnel-Hydraulic Road. Slides in the autumn could become more common as the Cariboo receives more precipitation. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Several homes near Quesnel put under evacuation alert

Homes on Kersley Dale Landing Road are affected by a road closure caused by landslides and erosion

The warning sign for an active slide area on Quesnel-Hydraulic Road. Slides in the autumn could become more common as the Cariboo receives more precipitation. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)