Cariboo

Ray Paulokangas in his sauna at Tin Cup Greens. (Raychel Colangelo photo - submitted).

‘Nothing we could do’ as fire rips through South Cariboo home

Ray Paulokangas recalls fleeing from his home on Dec. 29

 

DriveBC webcam image at Alexis Creek along Highway 20, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. (DriveBC image)

Update: Highway 20 closed between Alexis Creek and 48 km east of Tatla Lake

There is also an advisory for 14.5 km between Yale Road and Ainsworth Road near 100 Mile House

 

Anyone out enjoying winter recreation in the Cariboo area should be aware of their surroundings and learn how to identify avalanche terrain and hazards to help keep themselves safe. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

High snowfall means backcountry enthusiasts in Cariboo should check for avalanche hazards

Knowing the hazards and educating yourself are how to stay safe this season

Anyone out enjoying winter recreation in the Cariboo area should be aware of their surroundings and learn how to identify avalanche terrain and hazards to help keep themselves safe. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jack and Jill mysteriously disappeared from the Flying Rooster Farm in December. (Photo submitted).

Few leads in horse disappearance near 108 Mile Ranch

Owner said she won’t stop searching until Jack and Jill are home

Jack and Jill mysteriously disappeared from the Flying Rooster Farm in December. (Photo submitted).
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)
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)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for Cariboo south

Warning includes Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Horsefly

Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Wells Mayor Gabe Fourchalk announced his immediate resignation Friday, Nov. 19. (Cariboo Regional District photo)

Wells mayor resigns, cites perceived conflict of interest with Barkerville mine

Gabe Fourchalk also works as an equipment operator at Barkerville Gold Mines

  • Nov 19, 2021
Wells Mayor Gabe Fourchalk announced his immediate resignation Friday, Nov. 19. (Cariboo Regional District photo)
(Photo: flickr.com/photos/jhandbell)

Mail delays expected due to highway closures

Canada Post working on ‘contingency plan’ for deliveries in Western Canada

(Photo: flickr.com/photos/jhandbell)
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)
Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)

Swan gets ‘second-chance at life’ after being rescued near 100 Mile

The swan was unable to migrate south due to an injured wing

Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)
Mounties have confirmed the body of a missing boater was recovered Monday, Nov. 8 at Horsefly Lake. (Black Press Media files)
Mounties have confirmed the body of a missing boater was recovered Monday, Nov. 8 at Horsefly Lake. (Black Press Media files)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’s CORNER: NDP government sets fees for accountablity

‘This is a massive privacy risk and an incredibly concerning step for government to take’: MLA

  • Nov 9, 2021
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

Ranch Musings: Reconciling life on the land

BC Cattlemens has a committee focused on rebuilding the relationship with neighbouring First Nations

  • Nov 8, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Tsilhqot’in National Government tribal chair and Tl’etinqox chief, Chief Joe Alphonse attended a Tl’etinqox-lead ceremony at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission June 18, 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Chiefs call for Williams Lake mayor to resign in wake of private social media post

TNG Tribal Chair Joe Alphonse calls Mayor Cobb’s actions ‘irresponsible and unacceptable’

Tsilhqot’in National Government tribal chair and Tl’etinqox chief, Chief Joe Alphonse attended a Tl’etinqox-lead ceremony at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission June 18, 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort is looking forward to an ready for the potential early start season. Angie Mindus photo / Williams Lake Tribune

Mount Timothy prepares for an early season

The season is slated to begin in mid-December, weather permitting

Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort is looking forward to an ready for the potential early start season. Angie Mindus photo / Williams Lake Tribune
Steve Roberts is the 2021 BC Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee in the category of working cowboy. (Photo Submitted)
Steve Roberts is the 2021 BC Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee in the category of working cowboy. (Photo Submitted)