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One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash south of Williams Lake on Highway 97 Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Photo submitted)

Highway 97 crash south of Williams Lake claims one life

Road conditions at the time were slippery and covered with slush: RCMP

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash south of Williams Lake on Highway 97 Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Youth across B.C. took part in the Student Vote. In Cariboo Chilcotin BC Green Party David Laing got the most votes and in Cariboo North BC NDP Party Scott Elliott emerged the winner.  (Student Vote photo)

BC Student Vote 2020: Green Party wins Cariboo Chilcotin, NDP wins Cariboo North

Student vote for Cariboo ridings has different outcomes than general voting

Youth across B.C. took part in the Student Vote. In Cariboo Chilcotin BC Green Party David Laing got the most votes and in Cariboo North BC NDP Party Scott Elliott emerged the winner.  (Student Vote photo)
DriveBC is describing Highway 20 as having slippery sections from Williams Lake to Anahim Lake. Motorists heading west can also expect major delays due to congestion in both directions as a result of a vehicle incident between Bayliff Road and Stum Lake Road. (Photo submitted)
DriveBC is describing Highway 20 as having slippery sections from Williams Lake to Anahim Lake. Motorists heading west can also expect major delays due to congestion in both directions as a result of a vehicle incident between Bayliff Road and Stum Lake Road. (Photo submitted)
Scott Andrews, BC NDP

BC VOTES 2020: Q&A with five Cariboo-Chilcotin candidates

We asked each candidate to answer five questions

  • Oct 15, 2020
Scott Andrews, BC NDP
Unit sales in the region covered by the BC Northern Real Estate Board grew by 32 per cent in the third quarter year-over-year. (Black Press Media file photo)

Low mortgage rates, pent-up demand makes third quarter property sales soar in northern B.C.

Williams Lake, Quesnel and 100 Mile House all see value increases

Unit sales in the region covered by the BC Northern Real Estate Board grew by 32 per cent in the third quarter year-over-year. (Black Press Media file photo)
One of the new lift huts that have been built at Mount Timothy for lift operators. (Photo submitted)

Mt. Timothy anticipates one of its busiest seasons

General manager Walter Bramsleven said the ski hill has improved its facilities and infrastructure.

One of the new lift huts that have been built at Mount Timothy for lift operators. (Photo submitted)
James Stafford found one of his calves suffering from bullet wounds on range land near Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
James Stafford found one of his calves suffering from bullet wounds on range land near Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
A snap election was called in B.C. Monday, Sept. 21 and so far only one candidate has been declared for the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. (Elections BC map)
A snap election was called in B.C. Monday, Sept. 21 and so far only one candidate has been declared for the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding. (Elections BC map)
Multiple landslides have closed Highway 99 as of the morning of Saturday, Sept. 19. (Photo submitted)

Highway 99 closed due to Rockslide near Lillooet

Crews are currently working to clear the road

Multiple landslides have closed Highway 99 as of the morning of Saturday, Sept. 19. (Photo submitted)
Dan and Vivian Simmons continue to protest the cow and calf moose hunt in B.C. They have been silently protesting along Highway 97 near the Tourism Discovery Centre in Williams Lake and plan to be there for a few hours each day until Friday, Sept. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Cow, calf moose hunt must be stopped: Dan and Vivian Simmons

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Dan and Vivian Simmons continue to protest the cow and calf moose hunt in B.C. They have been silently protesting along Highway 97 near the Tourism Discovery Centre in Williams Lake and plan to be there for a few hours each day until Friday, Sept. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Megan Corbett was at the South Cariboo Farmers answering questions about Cariboo midwives a new healthcare service being established in Williams Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Midwives look to fill a gap in health care

Megan Corbett and Krista Hamblin have launched Cariboo Midwives.

Megan Corbett was at the South Cariboo Farmers answering questions about Cariboo midwives a new healthcare service being established in Williams Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Sally Carter, front, and Trish Hoy take a ride around Sepa Lake in 108 Mile Ranch (Kelly Sinoski, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

Newcomers ‘live their dreams’ in Cariboo

People are leaving big-city jobs for life in the South Cariboo.

Sally Carter, front, and Trish Hoy take a ride around Sepa Lake in 108 Mile Ranch (Kelly Sinoski, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
The active wildfire map as of Aug. 17 shows no wildfires burning in hte Cariboo region. (BC Wildfire Dashboard)

Cariboo Fire Centre raises wildfire danger level to moderate

Quesnel, Williams Lake and 100 Mile House are all within the CFC

The active wildfire map as of Aug. 17 shows no wildfires burning in hte Cariboo region. (BC Wildfire Dashboard)
The summer exhibit in the Station House Gallery features works by members of the Cariboo Arts Society, which was formed 75 years ago. In the forefront is Anne Brown’s Whimsical Garden, to the left is Dwayne Davis’s Carr in the Cariboo and on the right is one of Jean Wellburn’s iconic Chilcotin scenes. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
The summer exhibit in the Station House Gallery features works by members of the Cariboo Arts Society, which was formed 75 years ago. In the forefront is Anne Brown’s Whimsical Garden, to the left is Dwayne Davis’s Carr in the Cariboo and on the right is one of Jean Wellburn’s iconic Chilcotin scenes. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Campfires are allowed by the Cariboo Fire Centre currently but must be no wider or higher than a meter and a half. (File photo)

Open burning ban in effect for Cariboo Fire District

The Cariboo Fire Centre has issued a Category 2 fire ban that comes into effect Friday, July 31

  • Jul 30, 2020
Campfires are allowed by the Cariboo Fire Centre currently but must be no wider or higher than a meter and a half. (File photo)
As temperatures increase the Cariboo Fire Centre is anticipating drier conditions and reminding the public to conduct burning responsibly. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
As temperatures increase the Cariboo Fire Centre is anticipating drier conditions and reminding the public to conduct burning responsibly. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Damage to juniper shrubs from voles causes them to turn red after they feed on the grass roots while tunnelling under the snow during the winter. (Photo submitted)

FOREST INK: Most juniper shrub damage likely from voles

I first noticed the presence of vole tunnels on my lawn this spring just as the snow was melting

  • Jul 27, 2020
Damage to juniper shrubs from voles causes them to turn red after they feed on the grass roots while tunnelling under the snow during the winter. (Photo submitted)
A pair of kayakers make their way across Gavin Lake on the first leg of the inaugural Backwoods TRY-Athlon in 2019. (Natasha Johnson photo)

Looking for a reason to train this summer? Why not register for the Backwoods TRY-Athlon

Second annual event at Gavin Lake offers run, bike and paddle for participants

A pair of kayakers make their way across Gavin Lake on the first leg of the inaugural Backwoods TRY-Athlon in 2019. (Natasha Johnson photo)
Williams Lake RCMP were called to the scene of a fatal ATV accident Friday, July 24 in the Big Lake area. (Black Press Media files)

ATV crash claims life of Cariboo man out checking fences in Big Lake area

Police were called at 1:43 a.m. Friday, July 24 after family finds crash scene

Williams Lake RCMP were called to the scene of a fatal ATV accident Friday, July 24 in the Big Lake area. (Black Press Media files)