Williams Lake

This is an image of Lori Rushton in the red jacket she is believed to have gone missing in. (Photo submitted)

Update: Williams Lake search for missing senior continues for the second night

Lori Rushton disappeared from her home on Evergreen Street on South Lakeside Thursday afternoon

 

The Cariboo Fire Cenre has rescinded open burning prohibitions. (Black Press Media photo)

Cariboo Fire Centre rescinds open burning prohibitions

Cool, wet weather has reduced the fire danger rating

  • Sep 23, 2021

 

People held signs outside the courthouse Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

Williams Lake woman sentenced to two years in prison for death of two teens in crash

Dallas Judd-Rekunyk pleaded guilty causing the deaths of Autumn Weir and Faith Liberty Unger

 

Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Here we go into the Alpine

David Zirnhelt describes the joy he feels when getting into an alpine area of the Cariboo

  • Sep 20, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Peggy Reed (from left) does some reading with Taya Parkins and Emmett Rushton-Lewis at Forest Grove Elementary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

South Cariboo schools see enrolment bump

Over 250 new students have entered SD 27 schools this year

Peggy Reed (from left) does some reading with Taya Parkins and Emmett Rushton-Lewis at Forest Grove Elementary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
SD 27 teachers and staff attended a reconciliation workshop Tuesday, Sept. 7. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Schools can be ‘place of healing’

SD 27 teachers attend a reconciliation workshop

SD 27 teachers and staff attended a reconciliation workshop Tuesday, Sept. 7. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Phyllis Webstad, founder of Orange Shirt Day. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Phyllis Webstad, truth and reconciliation champion

Residential school survivor continues to help the country understand the residential school legacy

Phyllis Webstad, founder of Orange Shirt Day. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The 100 Mile House in 1868. (Courtesy of Library, RBSC. Uno Langman family collection of BC photographs/Wagon Road North)

More tales from Wagon Road North: The Saga of the Cariboo Gold Rush

Revised edition provides vivid picture of life on the goldrush trail

The 100 Mile House in 1868. (Courtesy of Library, RBSC. Uno Langman family collection of BC photographs/Wagon Road North)
Charlene Belleau, former chief of Esk’etemc and former chair of First Nations Health Council, and present First Nations liaison with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, addresses GeoScan’s Will Meredith, Peter Takacs and Adam Czecholinski during a ceremony at the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site where GeoScan will be doing ground penetrating radar analysis of the grounds. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Charlene Belleau, former chief of Esk’etemc and former chair of First Nations Health Council, and present First Nations liaison with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, addresses GeoScan’s Will Meredith, Peter Takacs and Adam Czecholinski during a ceremony at the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site where GeoScan will be doing ground penetrating radar analysis of the grounds. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Police recover stolen pickup, cargo trailer in Lac La Hache

Truck was stolen in Ashcroft while the cargo trailer was taken from Clinton

100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District board, regional hospital and committee of the whole meetings for September will be held at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Regional District to meet at Gibraltar Room Williams Lake in September

The meetings will not be livestreamed, but will be open to the public

Cariboo Regional District board, regional hospital and committee of the whole meetings for September will be held at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Walkers carried signs and came to honour family members lost to drug overdoses. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WATCH: Williams Lake walk honours International Overdose Awareness Day

Participants gathered at Boitanio Park before making their way through the downtown

Walkers carried signs and came to honour family members lost to drug overdoses. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

TRU to require students to disclose vaccination status this fall

This will include at the Williams Lake campus

Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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Williams Lake RCMP confirm Highway 20 crash claims one life, seriously injures driver

Road was closed between Bond Lake Road and Chimney Valley Road for several hours Monday

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The former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site with some of the original buildings still intact as of August 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site with some of the original buildings still intact as of August 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Fight 4 Freedom participants protested at Williams Lake City Hall Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo submitted)

Opposition to COVID-19 vaccine passports puts pressure on Cariboo politicians

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson has received dozens of letters against the passport

Fight 4 Freedom participants protested at Williams Lake City Hall Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Williams Lake RCMP take woman brandishing sword into custody with help of police dog

The woman was near Williams Lake City Hall when the incident occurred

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Williams Lake RCMP and BC Coroners Service were on scene Wednesday, Aug. 25, where a body was discovered in a burned motorhome near Mackenzie Avenue and Oliver Street. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP and BC Coroners Service were on scene Wednesday, Aug. 25, where a body was discovered in a burned motorhome near Mackenzie Avenue and Oliver Street. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Williams Lake trucker is being lauded as a ‘prince of men,’ after he stopped to help an elderly couple who had a flat tire on Highway 97 north of Cache Creek. (Facebook photo)

Trucker praised for generosity toward stranded elderly couple on Highway 97

Rene Bremner stopped, helped, paid for tire repair and couple’s lunch at Cache Creek

A Williams Lake trucker is being lauded as a ‘prince of men,’ after he stopped to help an elderly couple who had a flat tire on Highway 97 north of Cache Creek. (Facebook photo)
The Churn Creek Protected area wildfire as seen here Friday, Aug. 6. (Sylvia Harry)

Churn Creek wildfire grows to 6,978 hectares, evacuation alert lifted

Gang Ranch, Canoe Creek and Dog Creek area no longer under evacuation alert, range land burned

The Churn Creek Protected area wildfire as seen here Friday, Aug. 6. (Sylvia Harry)