Cariboo Regional District

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

 

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

 

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

 

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).
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)
Jack and Jill have been missing from the Flying Rooster Farm since Dec. 18. (Photo submitted)

Search underway for two horses missing near 108 Mile Ranch

Owner worries Fjord-crosses may have been taken

Jack and Jill have been missing from the Flying Rooster Farm since Dec. 18. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

Community groups get grants-in-aid

CRD voted Dec. 10 to approve close to $25,000 in grant funding

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

Changes coming to South Cariboo tipping fees, disposal rates

The move marks the first change since 2013

ALC rejects bid for rental units at Buffalo Creek school

A proposal to develop more rental units at the former Buffalo Creek…

Interlakes Volunteer Firefighter Axel Hvidberg addresses a crowd of more than 50 people at the South Cariboo Theatre to discuss the CRD policy on vaccines. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Firefighters concerned about Cariboo Regional District vaccine mandate

Some volunteer firefighters speaking out about they call a “hasty” decision

Interlakes Volunteer Firefighter Axel Hvidberg addresses a crowd of more than 50 people at the South Cariboo Theatre to discuss the CRD policy on vaccines. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Cariboo Regional District doesn’t anticipate any firehall closures due to an impending mandate that requires all contractors, volunteers and employees to be vaccinated. (Photo submitted)

CRD not anticipating closures of fire halls due to vaccine mandate

Policy is anticipated to come into effect in January for all employees, volunteers and contractors

The Cariboo Regional District doesn’t anticipate any firehall closures due to an impending mandate that requires all contractors, volunteers and employees to be vaccinated. (Photo submitted)
Josh Dickerson, general manager of the South Cariboo Rec Centre, says the response to a new live-streaming system at the arena has been good so far. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Arena to livestream hockey, community events

Families can watch games live online

Josh Dickerson, general manager of the South Cariboo Rec Centre, says the response to a new live-streaming system at the arena has been good so far. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)