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Members of 100 Mile House Fire Rescue attended a vehicle fire just south of the community on Highway 97 Monday afternoon. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

UPDATE: No injuries in vehicle fire on Highway 97

UPDATE: The only occupant of a vehicle that caught fire along Highway…

  • Dec 5, 2022

 

The colourful buildings of historic Wells are a delight, no matter the season! Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo

In B.C’s Cariboo, let Mother Nature be your guide this winter

Around virtually every corner, visitors to British Columbia’s Cariboo are rewarded with…

  • Dec 5, 2022

 

Carey Price is an avid hunter. (Photo by Carey Price, Facebook)

Carey Price takes a stand against federal firearms bill

“I am not a criminal or a threat to society.”

 

The Urgent and Primary Care Centre at the Ashcroft Hospital and Health Site is piloting a ‘Virtual Doctor’ program through May 2023. (Photo credit: Journal files)

Interior Health ‘virtual doctor’ pilot program may spread to other communities

Program will run in Ashcroft through May 2023 and is the only one of its kind in the province

The Urgent and Primary Care Centre at the Ashcroft Hospital and Health Site is piloting a ‘Virtual Doctor’ program through May 2023. (Photo credit: Journal files)
Barkerville’s Shamrock Tube Run which opened in 2017 was dismantled earlier this year and put into storage. (Photo submitted)

Conveying regrets: Barkerville tube run fate still up in the air

Conveyor components are awaiting a new home

  • Nov 26, 2022
Barkerville’s Shamrock Tube Run which opened in 2017 was dismantled earlier this year and put into storage. (Photo submitted)
Highway 20, seen here near Anahim Lake Friday, Nov. 25, has re-opened. (DriveBC webcam photo)
Highway 20, seen here near Anahim Lake Friday, Nov. 25, has re-opened. (DriveBC webcam photo)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several regions in B.C. (file photo)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several regions in B.C. (file photo)
Williams Lake RCMP released a photo of items seized recently following an investigation into stolen vehicles. (RCMP photo)
Williams Lake RCMP released a photo of items seized recently following an investigation into stolen vehicles. (RCMP photo)
The 100 Mile House area is a winter recreation hotspot for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo

Go with the snow: Mountain, forest or lake, the Cariboo delivers winter adventure

If your dream winter getaway features crisp, white snow sparkling under blue…

  • Nov 17, 2022
The 100 Mile House area is a winter recreation hotspot for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo
A health-care worker tests a woman at a pop-up COVID-19 assessment centre in Toronto on May 19, 2021. University of British Columbia researchers are looking for Canadians with long COVID to take part in a research project. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

UBC project seeks input from COVID long-haulers

Crowd-sourcing site allows people to compare their symptoms with those of others

A health-care worker tests a woman at a pop-up COVID-19 assessment centre in Toronto on May 19, 2021. University of British Columbia researchers are looking for Canadians with long COVID to take part in a research project. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Williams Lake First Nation elder Virginia Gilbert leads an opening prayer and song. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

New First Nations Wellness Centre in Williams Lake first of its kind in B.C.

The centre combines primary health care, social services and Indigenous health supports

Williams Lake First Nation elder Virginia Gilbert leads an opening prayer and song. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Dr. Chris Shepherd, right, with his daughters Raven, left, and Robyn, at the Scout Island Nature Centre on Oct. 20, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo-based researcher working to address global illegal wildlife trade

Dr. Chris Shepherd is based in Big Lake after decades in Malaysia and Indonesia

Dr. Chris Shepherd, right, with his daughters Raven, left, and Robyn, at the Scout Island Nature Centre on Oct. 20, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)

Atmospheric river prompts first snowfall warning of season for Cariboo

It is expected to start snowing by Thursday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)
Surinderpal Rathor stopped in a city hall Monday, Oct. 17 to discuss how things move forward following his election win Saturday night, Oct. 15. Rathor said he's thrilled to move the city forward together. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Surinderpal Rathor stopped in a city hall Monday, Oct. 17 to discuss how things move forward following his election win Saturday night, Oct. 15. Rathor said he's thrilled to move the city forward together. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Branton Regner was murdered in August 2019 near the Sheep Creek Bridge, allegedly for witnessing the murder of Richard ‘Savage’ Duncan in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake man to be sentenced for 2019 Rudy Johnson Bridge kidnappings, murder

Branton Regner was beaten, thrown off bridge allegedly for witnessing Richard ‘Savage’ Duncan murder

Branton Regner was murdered in August 2019 near the Sheep Creek Bridge, allegedly for witnessing the murder of Richard ‘Savage’ Duncan in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATE: Woman from Lac La Hache loses life in head-on crash south of Williams Lake

Mounties say the collision involved a car and semi truck, which burst into flames

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson spoke out against the high cost of fuel this week.

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA presses government to address ‘skyrocketing’ cost of fuel

MLA Lorne Doerkson said families are struggling to keep up with rising costs

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson spoke out against the high cost of fuel this week.
There’s a reason any discussion of the Cariboo naturally heads outdoors, particularly in the warmer seasons: No matter your passion or chosen pursuit, you’ll likely find it here! Photo courtesy Tourism Cariboo

Under sunny skies, adventures are epic in the Cariboo!

Vast sunny skylines, endless lakes, and welcoming smiles as wide as the…

  • Oct 17, 2022
There’s a reason any discussion of the Cariboo naturally heads outdoors, particularly in the warmer seasons: No matter your passion or chosen pursuit, you’ll likely find it here! Photo courtesy Tourism Cariboo
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…

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)
Rick McKinney (L) holds a Ridley Bronze, a Canadian turkey that was developed by John Richardson in Saskatchewan. These birds are large, reproduce naturally and have a relaxed temperament. Bo McKinney (R) is holding a Beltsville turkey. This gentle breed is listed as critically endangered as its smaller size makes it unattractive to commercial demands. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Beltsville turkey great for backyard farmer

If you are allergic to dogs you might want to consider a Beltsville turkey as a backyard pet

Rick McKinney (L) holds a Ridley Bronze, a Canadian turkey that was developed by John Richardson in Saskatchewan. These birds are large, reproduce naturally and have a relaxed temperament. Bo McKinney (R) is holding a Beltsville turkey. This gentle breed is listed as critically endangered as its smaller size makes it unattractive to commercial demands. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)