Cariboo

The Horsefly-Woodjam Road washed out at the Moffat Creek Bridge as seen here on July 4. (Dawson Road Maintenance photo)

More rain in the forecast for Cariboo region

A risk of a thunderstorm for Tuesday afternoon

The Horsefly-Woodjam Road washed out at the Moffat Creek Bridge as seen here on July 4. (Dawson Road Maintenance photo)
Puddle Produce Farm manager Brianna van de Wijngaard learned Sunday her garden plot in the Old Soda Creek townsite was flooded. (Diane Dunaway photo)

Cariboo vegetable farmer swamped by Fraser River flooding

Brianna van de Wijngaard was picking vegetables three feet below the water

Puddle Produce Farm manager Brianna van de Wijngaard learned Sunday her garden plot in the Old Soda Creek townsite was flooded. (Diane Dunaway photo)
The Gold Rush Trail and Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association have been approved to use the World Travel and Tourism Council ‘Safe Travels’ international designation. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

International Safe Travels designation program approved for Gold Rush Trail, Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

World Travel and Tourism Council approves, businesses and communities can apply

  • Jul 6, 2020
The Gold Rush Trail and Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association have been approved to use the World Travel and Tourism Council ‘Safe Travels’ international designation. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The 100 Mile RCMP had a busy month primarily focused on curbing traffic violations. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Traffic violators caught and charged by RCMP throughout June

Canim Lake the scene of many, thankfully, false alarms this month

  • Jul 3, 2020
The 100 Mile RCMP had a busy month primarily focused on curbing traffic violations. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
A trio of campers at the Lake of the Trees Bible Camp in a previous summer. (Lake of the Trees Bible Camp photo)
A trio of campers at the Lake of the Trees Bible Camp in a previous summer. (Lake of the Trees Bible Camp photo)
Cameron Ardiel (from left) and Maddy Martin 2019 PSO grads help Heather Wood decorate their car prior to taking part in the reverse Grad Parade. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PHOTOS: Reverse grad parade great fun for all

Smiles were bright as the sun peeking from behind the clouds

Cameron Ardiel (from left) and Maddy Martin 2019 PSO grads help Heather Wood decorate their car prior to taking part in the reverse Grad Parade. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Kayleigh Jacobson outside of Fischer Place after working a shift as a care aide. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Kayleigh Jacobson outside of Fischer Place after working a shift as a care aide. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Suspected arson extinguished near 103 Mile subdivision Friday morning

Suspected arson extinguished near 103 Mile subdivision Friday morning

Two separate fires were discovered and reported to the fire department at 2 a.m.

Suspected arson extinguished near 103 Mile subdivision Friday morning
Gregg Johansen is both a certified Red Seal electrician and a Master Electrician – a distinction only about one in 10 BC electricians have! For big jobs or small, the Pacific Star Electric team has the knowledge and experience you need.

Upgrading your electrical creates lifestyle flexibility

Gregg Johansen and Pacific Star Electric build systems that work for your home or business

  • Jun 15, 2020
Gregg Johansen is both a certified Red Seal electrician and a Master Electrician – a distinction only about one in 10 BC electricians have! For big jobs or small, the Pacific Star Electric team has the knowledge and experience you need.
Dawson Road Maintenance crews work on Spout Lake Road in the South Cariboo as work continues to respond to flooding damage from the 2020 freshet in the Cariboo District. (Dawson Road Maintenance photo)
Dawson Road Maintenance crews work on Spout Lake Road in the South Cariboo as work continues to respond to flooding damage from the 2020 freshet in the Cariboo District. (Dawson Road Maintenance photo)
Brad Bednarz holds an injured calf he and his dad Wyatt rescued from a bear attack north of Williams Lake. (Gail Bednarz photo)

Williams Lake father, son rescue calf from bear attack by throwing rocks, tools

Wyatt Bednarz said at first they thought it was a bear and cub, until they got closer

Brad Bednarz holds an injured calf he and his dad Wyatt rescued from a bear attack north of Williams Lake. (Gail Bednarz photo)
NStQ’s T’exelc (Williams Lake Indian Band) Chief Willie Sellars (left), Tsq’escen (Canim Lake Band) Chief Helen Henderson, Chief Sheri Sellars, Xat’sull (Soda Creek-Deep Creek Band) and Chief Patrick Harry, spokesperson for the NStQ and Chief of Stswece’c Xgat’tem (Canoe Creek Band) seen here at a gathering in January 2019 had applauded the federal government’s Budget 2019 proposal to forgive treaty loans. (NStQ communications photo)

NStQ nations forgiven $32 million treaty loan by feds

Northern Shuswap Treaty Society and Northern Shuswap Tribal Council celebrating

NStQ’s T’exelc (Williams Lake Indian Band) Chief Willie Sellars (left), Tsq’escen (Canim Lake Band) Chief Helen Henderson, Chief Sheri Sellars, Xat’sull (Soda Creek-Deep Creek Band) and Chief Patrick Harry, spokesperson for the NStQ and Chief of Stswece’c Xgat’tem (Canoe Creek Band) seen here at a gathering in January 2019 had applauded the federal government’s Budget 2019 proposal to forgive treaty loans. (NStQ communications photo)
‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

The artifact is believed to be from the Nesikip period between 7,500 BP to 6,000 BP

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake
Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill is effective in controlling the spread of a virus which is why the District of 100 Mile House are requiring all employees to frequently wash and sanitize their hands. (Black Press File photo)

100 Mile House Council adopts COVID-19 Re-opening Policy for next 12 to 16 months

An increased focus on sanitization and cleanliness is the main focus of these new policies

Washing your hands frequently and staying home when you’re feeling ill is effective in controlling the spread of a virus which is why the District of 100 Mile House are requiring all employees to frequently wash and sanitize their hands. (Black Press File photo)
(Black Press File photo)

100 per cent of Cariboo businesses have had to reduce employee hours or lay employees off, study finds

This survey was conducted by the BC Chamber of Commerce called the COVID-19 Impact Pulse Check #3

(Black Press File photo)
The key finding of the Cariboo Labour Market Strategy based on over a 1,000 survey responses from across the country. (CRD File)

Cariboo Chilcotin needs 1,835 new workers over the next five years, says study

A lack of housing and childcare are major obstacles to prospective residents

  • May 21, 2020
The key finding of the Cariboo Labour Market Strategy based on over a 1,000 survey responses from across the country. (CRD File)
Customers were not happy to see the damage left behind by suspects who broke into the 150 Mile Husky Centre Wednesday, May 13. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Customers were not happy to see the damage left behind by suspects who broke into the 150 Mile Husky Centre Wednesday, May 13. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Dawson Road Maintenance crews continue to work on the Soda Creek Road at the 15 km in anticipation of opening the road this weekend. (Dawson Road Maintenance photo)

Cariboo MOTI, contractors continue repair of 218 flood-impacted sites

Workers are making progress and preparing for high altitude snow melt

Dawson Road Maintenance crews continue to work on the Soda Creek Road at the 15 km in anticipation of opening the road this weekend. (Dawson Road Maintenance photo)
Visitor checkpoints still active at Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation south of Williams Lake

Visitor checkpoints still active at Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation south of Williams Lake

Chief Patrick Harry advises people to cancel their travel plans to the area due to COVID-19

Visitor checkpoints still active at Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation south of Williams Lake
A photo of station wagons passing through 83 Mile House on the Cariboo Waggon Road. (BC Archives photo)

Cariboo Waggon Road restoration project marking tracks

Phase one to be complete by mid-May or early summer

A photo of station wagons passing through 83 Mile House on the Cariboo Waggon Road. (BC Archives photo)