Williams Lake

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the Cariboo region Tuesday, June 28. Earlier this month residents on the west side of the city were rocked with an intense thunder and lightning storm. (Matthew Watson photo)

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Cariboo

Watch for hail late Tuesday afternoon

 

Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Williams Lake Tribune image)

MLA’s CORNER: Anticipating an eventful summer in the Cariboo

Let’s welcome the world back to Cariboo-Chilcotin for our 94th Annual Stampede

  • Jun 27, 2022

 

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

 

School District 27 superintendent Chris van der Mark announced the appointment of two new administrators Wednesday afternoon. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

SD27 appoints two new administrators

Murray Helmer is new principal of Horse Lake and Tess Riley vice-principal of Cataline

School District 27 superintendent Chris van der Mark announced the appointment of two new administrators Wednesday afternoon. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
ERT members from Prince George bring in a drone to assess the scene inside a building in the 300 block of Ninth Avenue. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tense moments as heavily armed RCMP remove 3 armed robbery suspects in Williams Lake

Williams Lake RCMP had assistance from the PG RCMP Emergency Response Team

ERT members from Prince George bring in a drone to assess the scene inside a building in the 300 block of Ninth Avenue. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
(File photo: Black Press Media)

Suspect flees with cash, merchandise in daring 150 Mile gas station armed robbery

The suspect was driving a car with Alberta licence plates, say police

(File photo: Black Press Media)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Tribune.

FOREST INK: Timber supply reviews are underway in four interior TSAs

Jim Hilton shares highlights from study of 2021 fires on forests, timber supply in B.C.

  • Jun 14, 2022
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the 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)
Angel Emile. (RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Missing 19-year-old woman located safe and sound

Williams Lake RCMP had requested the public’s assistance in locating her

Angel Emile. (RCMP handout)
The city Williams Lake will administer a program to retain medical professionals, woo locums. (Black Press media file photo)

New program aims to retain, welcome medical professionals to Williams Lake, 100 Mile House

The city of Williams Lake will administer the contract, funded by the CCHRD

The city Williams Lake will administer a program to retain medical professionals, woo locums. (Black Press media file photo)
Calvin Paul, left, and Mark Lees have worked at Black Press as pressmen for more than three decades. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Meet the Black Press pressmen

Mark Lees and Calvin Paul print dozens of newspapers including the 100 Mile Free Press

Calvin Paul, left, and Mark Lees have worked at Black Press as pressmen for more than three decades. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD hosting ‘board on the road’ meetings in Barkerville June 9, 10

There will be meetings and a community barbecue

  • May 30, 2022
The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
Richie Todd, 19, was killed in Williams Lake on Thursday, May 5, 2022. (Photo submitted)

‘I’m hoping for justice’; Mother of man, 19, killed in Williams Lake pleads for information

Billie Todd, 19, died from stab wounds on May 5, 2022 in Williams Lake

Richie Todd, 19, was killed in Williams Lake on Thursday, May 5, 2022. (Photo submitted)
The Forest Practices Board will be auditing the BC Timber Sales program and timber-sale licence holders near Williams Lake in the Cariboo-Chilcotin Natural Resource District the week of May 30, 2022 (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Forestry watchdog to audit Cariboo-Chilcotin BCTS program and timber-sale license holders

Timber harvesting, roads, bridges, silviculture and fire protection activities part of audit

  • May 26, 2022
The Forest Practices Board will be auditing the BC Timber Sales program and timber-sale licence holders near Williams Lake in the Cariboo-Chilcotin Natural Resource District the week of May 30, 2022 (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
Emergency responders attend the scene of a fatal crash in the Stampede Grounds Sunday, May 22. (Photo submitted)

Rollover at Williams Lake Stampede Grounds claims one life

Williams Lake RCMP continue to investigate, believe alcohol may have been a contributing factor

  • May 24, 2022
Emergency responders attend the scene of a fatal crash in the Stampede Grounds Sunday, May 22. (Photo submitted)
Angie Vincenzi of 100 Mile House takes aim at a 3D target through thick forest during the Cariboo Archers’ fun 3D tournament May 14 and 15. Vincenzi said some of the targets were “tricky” but she was enjoying the day out with her family. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Return to competition for 100 Mile House archers at a 3D shoot in Williams Lake

Group travels to enjoy a fun shoot hosted by the Cariboo Archers

Angie Vincenzi of 100 Mile House takes aim at a 3D target through thick forest during the Cariboo Archers’ fun 3D tournament May 14 and 15. Vincenzi said some of the targets were “tricky” but she was enjoying the day out with her family. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Alison Mann, Women’s Contact Society (WCS) board member, from left, Mayor Walt Cobb, Irene Willsie, WCS executive director, Beth Veenkamp, city economic development officer, Angie Delainey, SD 27 board trustee, Supt. Chris van der Mark, Bobbi Krist, WCS KidsCare Daycare manager, Kirk Dressler, Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) director of legal and corporate services cultural coordinator David Archie, WLFN cultural coordinator and Aaron Manella, WLFN chief administrative officer gathered Wednesday, May 28 at the former dormitory site at Lake City Secondary Columneetza campus to celebrate a successful application to the ChildCareBC New Spaces fund.
Alison Mann, Women’s Contact Society (WCS) board member, from left, Mayor Walt Cobb, Irene Willsie, WCS executive director, Beth Veenkamp, city economic development officer, Angie Delainey, SD 27 board trustee, Supt. Chris van der Mark, Bobbi Krist, WCS KidsCare Daycare manager, Kirk Dressler, Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) director of legal and corporate services cultural coordinator David Archie, WLFN cultural coordinator and Aaron Manella, WLFN chief administrative officer gathered Wednesday, May 28 at the former dormitory site at Lake City Secondary Columneetza campus to celebrate a successful application to the ChildCareBC New Spaces fund.
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