Williams Lake

A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Five municipalities in Cariboo Fire Centre get FireSmart grants

They will receive nearly $700K in funding from Community Resiliency Investment grants

A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The cemetery at Tl’etinqox First Nation will be part of an investigation into an historic hospital fire in the community that claimed the lives of 12 children ranging in ages of babies to 10 years old. (Photo submitted)
The cemetery at Tl’etinqox First Nation will be part of an investigation into an historic hospital fire in the community that claimed the lives of 12 children ranging in ages of babies to 10 years old. (Photo submitted)
The workshops at Yunesit’in were set up in stations, where different aspects of the landscape and ecosystem were explored and incorporated into the mixed-media canvas pieces by participants. (Cindy Charleyboy photo)

Cariboo Art Beat workshops combine fire and art

Williams Lake workshops help build bridges between First Nations and government

The workshops at Yunesit’in were set up in stations, where different aspects of the landscape and ecosystem were explored and incorporated into the mixed-media canvas pieces by participants. (Cindy Charleyboy photo)
Dan Simmons shows off an award he received from the Guide Outfitters Association of B.C. for his efforts to conserve cow moose. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cow Moose Sign founder honoured for efforts to conserve B.C. moose population

Williams Lake’s Dan Simmons continues to push government to stop issuing all LEH tags for cow moose

Dan Simmons shows off an award he received from the Guide Outfitters Association of B.C. for his efforts to conserve cow moose. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake was located and recovered after the Alexis RCMP received a call from the public. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Stolen CCSAR truck recovered, specialized tools still missing

The Alexis RCMP located the truck after receiving a tip from the public

A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake was located and recovered after the Alexis RCMP received a call from the public. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
2009 Total Ice Titans back row from left manager Andrea Moe, assistant coach Phil Vaugeois, assistant Ryan Campbell, Brendan Gooding, Aysen Lucas, London Croy, players Brendan Roberts, Lorne Moe, Luca Vaugeois, Marek Lowndes, head coach Tyrel Lucas, front row from left players Memphis Rosette, Marquis Vaugeois, Quinn Pecor, Kendon MacKinnon, Madden Benvin, Colton Campbell and Chace Aslin. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake’s 2009 Total Ice Titans win HSL tourney in Alberta

“I’m proud of the boys,” said head coach Tyrell Lucas

2009 Total Ice Titans back row from left manager Andrea Moe, assistant coach Phil Vaugeois, assistant Ryan Campbell, Brendan Gooding, Aysen Lucas, London Croy, players Brendan Roberts, Lorne Moe, Luca Vaugeois, Marek Lowndes, head coach Tyrel Lucas, front row from left players Memphis Rosette, Marquis Vaugeois, Quinn Pecor, Kendon MacKinnon, Madden Benvin, Colton Campbell and Chace Aslin. (Photo submitted)
Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RECOVERED: Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck is back home, some tools missing

CCSAR Chief Rick White says he’s relieved the specialized truck has been found

Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
There were multiple RCMP vehicles in the vicinity of Cameron Street between First and Second Avenue Thursday morning March 31. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RCMP seize drugs, several firearms, cash in Williams Lake, make four arrests

A search warrant was executed at a residence in the 100 block of Cameron Street Thursday, March 31

There were multiple RCMP vehicles in the vicinity of Cameron Street between First and Second Avenue Thursday morning March 31. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake has lost one of its senior surgeons. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Longtime Williams Lake surgeon resigns over Interior Health admin changes

Dr. Dan Brosseuk has lived and worked in Williams Lake for the past 27 years

Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake has lost one of its senior surgeons. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Search and rescue truck, tools stolen from Williams Lake

Residents asked to report any sightings of the unique emergency response truck

A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake First Nation councillor Rick Gilbert is part of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis delegation meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican inn Rome and snapped this photograph from his seat in the fourth row. (Rick Gilbert photo)

Williams Lake First Nation councillor witnesses historic apology from Pope Francis

Rick Gilbert is a residential school survivor from St. Joseph’s Mission and currently in Rome

Williams Lake First Nation councillor Rick Gilbert is part of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis delegation meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican inn Rome and snapped this photograph from his seat in the fourth row. (Rick Gilbert photo)
Tyson, Morris, Merritt, and Shina Biblow are enjoying family life at Miocene. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo family settling into everyday life after mom has open heart surgery during pregnancy

Shina Biblow and her family live on their ranch at Miocene

Tyson, Morris, Merritt, and Shina Biblow are enjoying family life at Miocene. (Photo submitted)
Don Parsons, left, chief operating officer and interim general manager with Mount Polley Mining Corp. (MPMC), and Willie Sellars, WLFN chief, were at a job fair event hosted by WLFN and MPMC, Thursday, March 17, to share employment opportunities with the mine as it ramps back into production. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Mount Polley mine northeast of Williams Lake aims for recommissioning this spring

Mine ramping back up and seeking extension on effluent release into Quesnel Lake

Don Parsons, left, chief operating officer and interim general manager with Mount Polley Mining Corp. (MPMC), and Willie Sellars, WLFN chief, were at a job fair event hosted by WLFN and MPMC, Thursday, March 17, to share employment opportunities with the mine as it ramps back into production. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Prime Minister Trudeau meets with Williams Lake First Nation elder and residential school survivor Rose Johnson while visiting WLFN on Wednesday, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘I’m here to listen,’: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Williams Lake First Nation

Federal government pledges $2.9 million in new funding to support ongoing St. Joseph’s Mission investigation

Prime Minister Trudeau meets with Williams Lake First Nation elder and residential school survivor Rose Johnson while visiting WLFN on Wednesday, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at Williams Lake First Nation Wednesday morning, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

LIVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Williams Lake First Nation

The PM is at Williams Lake First Nation’s administration building near Williams Lake

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at Williams Lake First Nation Wednesday morning, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Christy Smith. (Photo submitted)

New book offers tools for economic reconciliation between Indigenous peoples, resource sector

Author Christy Smith worked in the Williams Lake area, prior to relocating to K’moks First Nation

Christy Smith. (Photo submitted)
Volunteers at a shelter for Ukrainian refugees on the outskirts of Prague in the Czech Republic organize shoes and clothing for refugees on Monday, March 14. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo woman fundraising for Ukrainian refugee shelter near Prague

‘We are doing our best to help out financially from across the Atlantic Ocean’: Sandra Kelly Klassen

Volunteers at a shelter for Ukrainian refugees on the outskirts of Prague in the Czech Republic organize shoes and clothing for refugees on Monday, March 14. (Photo submitted)
Gas prices are on the minds of vehicle drivers these days. (File photo)

10 ways to reduce your fuel bill

Some options to help you pay less at the pumps

Gas prices are on the minds of vehicle drivers these days. (File photo)
Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)

22 NHL jerseys = fun game on ice

Williams Lake hockey dad Clay Palmantier organized the event

Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)
Williams Lake RCMP. (RCMP logo)

Two people die after snowmobile crash on outskirts of Williams Lake

RCMP were called to the scene Saturday morning, March 12

Williams Lake RCMP. (RCMP logo)