Williams Lake

The BC Conservation Officer Service is investigating the illegal harvesting of a cow and calf moose near Horsefly. (Dan Simmons photo)

B.C. COS investigating illegal cow, calf moose hunt east of Williams Lake

Citizens reported seeing suspects skinning, quartering the moose near Horsefly

 

Environment Canada says walkways could become dangerously icy. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Flash freeze warning issued for Cariboo region

Environment Canada says residents should expect icy and slippery surfaces

 

Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).

Cariboo Regional District directors to hold special meeting on vaccine policy

Board will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss recommendation to defer policy

 

Exton and Dodge Land Surveying Ltd.’s Doug Dodge, left, and Veronica Meister located and plotted property pins in Lytton after the fire. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Williams Lake surveyor comes out of retirement to help old hometown of Lytton rebuild

Doug Dodge and colleagues returned to survey Lytton, where he lived from 1949 to 1958

  • Jan 14, 2022
Exton and Dodge Land Surveying Ltd.’s Doug Dodge, left, and Veronica Meister located and plotted property pins in Lytton after the fire. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Jessica James, who grew up in Nimpo Lake, B.C., is the star aviator in History’s upcoming reality show Lost Car Rescue, filmed in the Peace River area. (Jeff Topham photo)

Chilcotin pilot flying high in new History series set in B.C.’s Peace Country

Jessica James brings small town charm to television project, Lost Car Rescue

Jessica James, who grew up in Nimpo Lake, B.C., is the star aviator in History’s upcoming reality show Lost Car Rescue, filmed in the Peace River area. (Jeff Topham photo)
DriveBC webcam image at Alexis Creek along Highway 20, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. (DriveBC image)

Update: Highway 20 closed between Alexis Creek and 48 km east of Tatla Lake

There is also an advisory for 14.5 km between Yale Road and Ainsworth Road near 100 Mile House

DriveBC webcam image at Alexis Creek along Highway 20, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. (DriveBC image)
The 100 Mile House RCMP arrested a man as part of a drug-impairment investigaion this past November, near 100 Mile Elementary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Drug expert focusing efforts in South Cariboo

100 Mile RCMP’s Sgt. Dave Savoy is Canada’s longest serving drug recognition expert

The 100 Mile House RCMP arrested a man as part of a drug-impairment investigaion this past November, near 100 Mile Elementary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Cariboo Regional District is extending its FireSmart wood waste disposal program with no tipping fees. (FireSmart image)

CRD extends FireSmart wood waste free disposal program

Existing taxation will cover program cost instead of tipping fees

The Cariboo Regional District is extending its FireSmart wood waste disposal program with no tipping fees. (FireSmart image)
The cast of a new reality show Lost Car Rescue on History, premiering on Jan. 13 at 9 p.m. will feature local pilot Jessica James (front right). (Jeff Topham photo)

Chilcotin pilot flying high on History channel

Jessica James is from Nimpo Lake

The cast of a new reality show Lost Car Rescue on History, premiering on Jan. 13 at 9 p.m. will feature local pilot Jessica James (front right). (Jeff Topham photo)
An extreme cold warning continues for the Cariboo with a snowfall warning set to take into effect Wednesday, Dec. 29. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Multiple weather warnings issued for Cariboo-Chilcotin, Bella Coola

Extreme cold warning reissued Tuesday, snowfall warning issued for Wednesday

An extreme cold warning continues for the Cariboo with a snowfall warning set to take into effect Wednesday, Dec. 29. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A secondary school teacher with the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District was suspended for two days in 2020 because of comments she made about students on social media. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake teacher suspended for Facebook comments made about students

Williams Lake area teacher Shannon Rerie was suspended for two days without pay in 2020

A secondary school teacher with the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District was suspended for two days in 2020 because of comments she made about students on social media. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP responded to a suspicious death at Esk’etemc on Monday, Dec. 20. (File image)

Man, 23, charged in death of woman, 19, at Esk’etemc near Williams Lake

One count of second degree murder has been approved against Waylon Darian Harry, 23

Williams Lake RCMP responded to a suspicious death at Esk’etemc on Monday, Dec. 20. (File image)
The Cariboo Regional District doesn’t anticipate any firehall closures due to an impending mandate that requires all contractors, volunteers and employees to be vaccinated. (Photo submitted)

CRD not anticipating closures of fire halls due to vaccine mandate

Policy is anticipated to come into effect in January for all employees, volunteers and contractors

The Cariboo Regional District doesn’t anticipate any firehall closures due to an impending mandate that requires all contractors, volunteers and employees to be vaccinated. (Photo submitted)
The 100 Mile District General Hospital. (File photo)

Housing needed to recruit doctors

Move could remove a major barrier in attracting medical professionals

The 100 Mile District General Hospital. (File photo)
A Williams Lake couple found their stolen truck almost two years after it was stolen. (Photo submitted)

‘What are the chances’: Williams Lake woman recovers stolen truck 2 years later in 100 Mile

Laura Zimmerman said she followed the truck on Highway 97 until it pulled into 100 Mile House

A Williams Lake couple found their stolen truck almost two years after it was stolen. (Photo submitted)
Sophie the St. John Ambulance therapy dog will be assisting at the COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children in Williams Lake Dec. 7, 8 and 9. (Photo submitted)

St. John Ambulance therapy dog to attend Williams Lake COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children

Owner Karen Wright hopes her therapy dog Sophie will be a cute distraction

Sophie the St. John Ambulance therapy dog will be assisting at the COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children in Williams Lake Dec. 7, 8 and 9. (Photo submitted)
The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake and on Dec. 10 Williams Lake First Nation will release preliminary results. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Preliminary results from St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School investigation to be released

Williams Lake First Nation will hold closed chiefs meeting, media conference Dec. 10

The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake and on Dec. 10 Williams Lake First Nation will release preliminary results. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Spirit Carver Dean Gilpin demonstrates his skills at 100 Mile Elementary last Wednesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Chainsaw carver makes ‘the wood speak’

Give Dean Gilpin a chainsaw and he can carve just about anything

Spirit Carver Dean Gilpin demonstrates his skills at 100 Mile Elementary last Wednesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Keeping farmers in the picture can be one of the solutions to climate change

‘Why is no one talking about farming at COP26?’asks columnist David Zirnhelt

  • Nov 22, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Police investigate single-vehicle crash near 108 Mile

Williams Lake woman, 30, lone occupant in car

100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)