Cariboo

A Cariboo ranch cow gave birth to triplets earlier in June and all the them are doing well. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo couple’s cow delivers triplets

It was a first for Laurie and Danny Frame

 

Handlers pose with ther newly-certified St. John Ambulance therapy dogs who were evaluated at the 150 Mile House fire hall. Kimberly Futcher with Ede, left, Karen Wright with Maya, Colleen Hodgson with Tuck, Patricia Moore with Emma, Wendy Chevigny with Mogli. (Photo submitted)

Five new recruits certified as St. John Ambulance therapy dogs

There are now 10 dogs and handlers in the Williams Lake, 100 Mile area

 

A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen in April from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. The truck has since been returned but the tools critical for saving lives are still missing. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen in April from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. The truck has since been returned but the tools critical for saving lives are still missing. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Volunteers sit outside a bat roost site as part of one of the bat counts which take place in the spring across the province to help monitor bat populations. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bat counts begin in Cariboo region this month

The BC Bat Count Program helps monitor the population of a key species at risk

  • Jun 11, 2022
Volunteers sit outside a bat roost site as part of one of the bat counts which take place in the spring across the province to help monitor bat populations. (Black Press Media file photo)
A flood watch has been issued for the Cariboo Mountains, Quesnel River and Horsefly River and tributaries. (Anna Fait photo)

Cariboo Mountains, Horsefly and Quesnel rivers upgraded to flood watch

Yanks Peak is at record snow pack for this time of year

A flood watch has been issued for the Cariboo Mountains, Quesnel River and Horsefly River and tributaries. (Anna Fait photo)
Following a night of heavy rains Sunday, June 5, the Fraser River is much higher than usual Monday morning seen here from the Sheep Creek Bridge west of Williams Lake. A rock that is usually exposed is now underwater which is very rare, said one resident. (Photo submitted - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Fraser River high following night of rain in Cariboo Chilcotin

About 12 mm of rain fell in Williams Lake Sunday night

Following a night of heavy rains Sunday, June 5, the Fraser River is much higher than usual Monday morning seen here from the Sheep Creek Bridge west of Williams Lake. A rock that is usually exposed is now underwater which is very rare, said one resident. (Photo submitted - Williams Lake Tribune)
The BC River Forecast Centre issued a high streamflow advisory for B.C.’s Interior. (River Forecast Centre map)

High streamflow advisory issued for Cariboo plateau, Thompson region

Melting snowpack and forecast for rain prompts BC River Forecast Centre to issue advisory

The BC River Forecast Centre issued a high streamflow advisory for B.C.’s Interior. (River Forecast Centre map)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital Director Derek Keller responded to questions from mayor and some councillors during a committee of the whole meeting on May 17, 2022. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Williams Lake hospital director reassures mayor and council about staffing at CMH

Councillors questioned director about concerns raised regarding Cariboo Memorial Hospital

Cariboo Memorial Hospital Director Derek Keller responded to questions from mayor and some councillors during a committee of the whole meeting on May 17, 2022. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital Director Derek Keller responded to questions from mayor and some councillors during a committee of the whole meeting on May 17, 2022. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Williams Lake hospital director reassures mayor and council about staffing at CMH

Councillors questioned director about concerns raised regarding Cariboo Memorial Hospital

Cariboo Memorial Hospital Director Derek Keller responded to questions from mayor and some councillors during a committee of the whole meeting on May 17, 2022. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
The B.C. Government has received reports of suspected avian flu in pelicans across the Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo — 100 Mile Free Press)

Sick pelicans reported across the Cariboo

Pelican at Alkali Lake tests positive for avian flu

The B.C. Government has received reports of suspected avian flu in pelicans across the Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo — 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake is the focus of a call for action by both TNG and Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘Lives are at stake’: TNG calls for independent investigation into Cariboo Memorial Hospital

‘We need more information on what is being done to fix the problems,” said Chief Joe Alphonse

Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake is the focus of a call for action by both TNG and Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Wonderland Bridge near Quesnel. The Quesnel area offers more than 100 trails to explore – everything from technical singletrack to pump tracks. Bonnie Grenon photo

Singletrack or cross-country, your 2-wheel Cariboo adventure starts here

With hundreds of trails to explore, discover this must-visit mountain bike destination

  • May 16, 2022
Wonderland Bridge near Quesnel. The Quesnel area offers more than 100 trails to explore – everything from technical singletrack to pump tracks. Bonnie Grenon photo
Horses from the community of Esk’etemc race down the slope in a traditional annual roundup which brings the horses back from winter range to the reserve. (Georgina Chipman photo)

PHOTOS: Indigenous Cariboo horse roundup a time-honoured tradition

Horses returned from winter range in Esk’etemc thanks to leadership of Bill Chelsea

Horses from the community of Esk’etemc race down the slope in a traditional annual roundup which brings the horses back from winter range to the reserve. (Georgina Chipman photo)
Pharis and Jason Romero filmed their latest video with Rick Magnell in the historic 153 Mile Store. (Rick Magnell video capture)

VIDEO: Juno-award winning folk duo showcase B.C. history in new song

Video filmed in historic 153 Mile Store was the ‘perfect place’

Pharis and Jason Romero filmed their latest video with Rick Magnell in the historic 153 Mile Store. (Rick Magnell video capture)
A rare American badger with young kits is living on a lot in a Cariboo neighbourhood. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Endangered badger raising family of 3 in developing Cariboo neighbourhood

Rare sighting for the area delights residents as young begin to emerge from the den

A rare American badger with young kits is living on a lot in a Cariboo neighbourhood. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ted Traer is this year’s WildsafeBC Cariboo coordinator. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Wildsafe BC is back in operation in the Cariboo

A familiar face is working as the region’s coordinator

Ted Traer is this year’s WildsafeBC Cariboo coordinator. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Gold Escort at Barkerville in 1863. (BC Provincial Archives photo)

HAPHAZARD HISTORY PODCAST: The Gold Escort

When gold was sent from the Cariboo to San Francisco to be refined, the secret was out

  • May 7, 2022
The Gold Escort at Barkerville in 1863. (BC Provincial Archives photo)
Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson points to a map of the province on Friday, April 29, when the Electoral Boundaries Commission held its public meeting at the Gibraltar Room in Williams Lake, while talking with Daryl Williamson, left, and Williams Lake city councillor Craig Smith and Linda Tynan from the commission. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Electoral Boundaries Commission hears concerns from Cariboo-Chilcotin

The commission is touring the province to meet with local residents

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson points to a map of the province on Friday, April 29, when the Electoral Boundaries Commission held its public meeting at the Gibraltar Room in Williams Lake, while talking with Daryl Williamson, left, and Williams Lake city councillor Craig Smith and Linda Tynan from the commission. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The New Pathways to Gold Directors met for their quarterly board meeting and AGM at Historic Hat Creek Ranch April 20-21. Left to right, Director Chief James Hobart, Secretary Byron Spinks, Indigenous Co-Chair Cheryl Chapman, Director Mike Retasket, Financial Administrative Manager Gord Rattray, Executive Director Don Hauka, Director Ron Paull, Co-Chair Brent Rutherford and Multicultural Director Susanna Ng. (Richard Wright photo - Submitted)

New Pathways to Gold make executive change during meeting at Hat Creek Ranch

It was the society’s first meeting since longtime member and chair Terry Raymond passed away

The New Pathways to Gold Directors met for their quarterly board meeting and AGM at Historic Hat Creek Ranch April 20-21. Left to right, Director Chief James Hobart, Secretary Byron Spinks, Indigenous Co-Chair Cheryl Chapman, Director Mike Retasket, Financial Administrative Manager Gord Rattray, Executive Director Don Hauka, Director Ron Paull, Co-Chair Brent Rutherford and Multicultural Director Susanna Ng. (Richard Wright photo - Submitted)