Cariboo Regional District

Cariboo Regional District Area H director Margo Wagner is officially sworn in Nov. 10, while Area C director John Massier, right, looks on. Wagner was also acclaimed to remain on as chair. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune

Cariboo Regional District chair Margo Wagner acclaimed, new board sworn in

The board is meeting for the first time Nov. 10 in Williams Lake

 

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Cariboo Regional District welcomes interim CAO, Brian Carruthers

A familiar face, Carruthers was at one time the CAO for the city of Williams Lake

  • Oct 19, 2022

 

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…

 

General election day is Oct. 15, 2022.

40 ballots cast in Cariboo Regional District advanced voting

Voters encouraged to vote for directors in Electoral Areas E, I, J and K

General election day is Oct. 15, 2022.
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

8 directors acclaimed, 4 positions require election: Cariboo Regional District

Advance voting is available Oct. 5, Oct. 11, general voting day is Oct. 15

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital director Derek Keller provides an update on the hospital redevelopment project during a 60th anniversary celebration of the present hospital held Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Memorial Hospital upgrade delayed, spring 2023 new target

Concerns as budget deadlines loom over possible rising construction costs

Cariboo Memorial Hospital director Derek Keller provides an update on the hospital redevelopment project during a 60th anniversary celebration of the present hospital held Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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 Horsefly River on Saturday, May 28, 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD activates emergency operations centre, high streamflow advisories issued

EOC level 1, in response to forecasted weather trends across region, says emergency program manager

  • Jun 3, 2022
The Horsefly River on Saturday, May 28, 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
South Cariboo Chamber president Donna Barnett will launch Community Appreciation Day in Centennial Park June 4. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Community Appreciation Day honours first responders

The event is set to take place at Centennial Park Saturday, June 4

South Cariboo Chamber president Donna Barnett will launch Community Appreciation Day in Centennial Park June 4. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD hosting ‘board on the road’ meetings in Barkerville June 9, 10

There will be meetings and a community barbecue

  • May 30, 2022
The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).

Deka Lake fire hall off-limits to community

The Cariboo Regional District abandons plans to investigate dual-use options

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).
The public is asked to keep their eyes open for a brand new medical response truck stolen overnight from the Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Hall 3. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: CRD reviews security at local fire halls

The move follows the thefts of a fire truck from Interlakes Hall

The public is asked to keep their eyes open for a brand new medical response truck stolen overnight from the Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Hall 3. (Facebook photo)
Cariboo Regional District will lobby for more locums in the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).

Hospital board lobbies for locum funding

Locums are needed to fill the gap left by doctor shortage

Cariboo Regional District will lobby for more locums in the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

CRD considers return to in-person public hearings

All meetings have been held by teleconference for the last two years

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
Members of the Canim Lake Band sing a song to open the announcement ceremony Thursday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Indigenous cultural centre in 108 Mile Ranch set to get funding

Federal minister on hand Thursday to announce grant for facility at 108 Heritage Site

Members of the Canim Lake Band sing a song to open the announcement ceremony Thursday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The CRD has postponed an upcoming referendum. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

CRD postpones recreation tax referendum

The referendum is now set to take place sometime in 2023

The CRD has postponed an upcoming referendum. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
The Kersley Volunteer Fire Department’s new fire truck. (Cariboo Regional District - Facebook photo)

Majority of volunteer firefighters complying with CRD vaccine policy

CRD says 90 per cent of firefighters in compliance

The Kersley Volunteer Fire Department’s new fire truck. (Cariboo Regional District - Facebook photo)
Lone Butte Fire Department. (File photo).

Updated: CRD vaccine policy remains in effect

Board members voted not to defer policy following special meeting Wednesday

Lone Butte Fire Department. (File photo).
Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).

Cariboo Regional District directors to hold special meeting on vaccine policy

Board will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss recommendation to defer policy

Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).