Williams Lake

Orange Shirt Day founder and executive director Phyllis Webstad is hoping Bill C-5, to establish Orange Shirt Day, Sept. 30, as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will pass in the House of Commons. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Orange Shirt Day Society calls on Conservatives to support a National Day of Reconciliation

“It’s time to do the right thing,” said founder, executive director Phyllis Webstad

Orange Shirt Day founder and executive director Phyllis Webstad is hoping Bill C-5, to establish Orange Shirt Day, Sept. 30, as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will pass in the House of Commons. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Orange Shirt Day founder and executive director Phyllis Webstad is hoping Bill C-5, to establish Orange Shirt Day, Sept. 30, as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will pass in the House of Commons. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Orange Shirt Day Society calls on Conservatives to support a National Day of Reconciliation

“It’s time to do the right thing,” said founder, executive director Phyllis Webstad

Orange Shirt Day founder and executive director Phyllis Webstad is hoping Bill C-5, to establish Orange Shirt Day, Sept. 30, as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will pass in the House of Commons. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP Const. Nick Brown, left, leads students of the RCMP Youth Academy through a drill on Monday, March 15 at Lake City Secondary School’s Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RCMP Youth Academy attracts keen cohort from Williams Lake, 100 Mile House

Students learned about the job from RCMP officers for five days

Williams Lake RCMP Const. Nick Brown, left, leads students of the RCMP Youth Academy through a drill on Monday, March 15 at Lake City Secondary School’s Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake courthouse. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Suspect in Oct. 2020 high-speed chase in B.C.’s Interior will be released to attend treatment centre

Tyrell Giroux, 29, attended a bail hearing in Williams Lake Provincial Court

Williams Lake courthouse. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP arrested a man Saturday, March 13 near Wildwood in a vehicle stolen in Quesnel. (RCMP logo)

Spike belts deployed, suspect arrested near Wildwood with vehicle stolen from Quesnel

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police

Williams Lake RCMP arrested a man Saturday, March 13 near Wildwood in a vehicle stolen in Quesnel. (RCMP logo)
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)

Pandemic business assistance fund complete failure

MLA Lorne Doerkson column

  • Mar 15, 2021
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)
Photographs, cards, flowers and a cross mark the location along Highway 20 where a single vehicle crash Oct. 19, 2019 claimed the lives of two Williams Lake teens and injured three others. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Young woman faces multiple charges stemming from 2019 fatal crash near Williams Lake

Dallas Margret Judd-Rekunyk is accused of impaired driving causing the death of two teens

  • Mar 11, 2021
Photographs, cards, flowers and a cross mark the location along Highway 20 where a single vehicle crash Oct. 19, 2019 claimed the lives of two Williams Lake teens and injured three others. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Williams Lake area family living on Knife Creek Road lost everything to a house fire on Wednesday, March 3. (Photo submitted)

House fire destroys rural family home south of Williams Lake

The Macdonalds built their home on Knife Creek Road about 30 years ago

A Williams Lake area family living on Knife Creek Road lost everything to a house fire on Wednesday, March 3. (Photo submitted)
Highway 97 has reopened after being closed south of 150 Mile House Tuesday, March 2 due to a police incident. (Black Press file photo)
Highway 97 has reopened after being closed south of 150 Mile House Tuesday, March 2 due to a police incident. (Black Press file photo)
Researchers in B.C. say earlier than usual return of bats or dead bats can indicate trouble, such as signs of white-nose syndrome. (Cathy Koot photo)

Public help is essential for monitoring for bat disease

Anyone finding a dead bat is asked to report it to the BC Community Bat Program

  • Feb 28, 2021
Researchers in B.C. say earlier than usual return of bats or dead bats can indicate trouble, such as signs of white-nose syndrome. (Cathy Koot photo)
Sandi Griffiths is the region’s new district manager of transportation for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

New MOTI district manager takes the wheel in Williams Lake

Sandi Griffiths replaces Todd Hubner who retired recently

Sandi Griffiths is the region’s new district manager of transportation for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Avalanche Canada has issued a special avalanche warning for the Cariboo Mountains effective through the weekend. (Wes Gregg photo)
Avalanche Canada has issued a special avalanche warning for the Cariboo Mountains effective through the weekend. (Wes Gregg photo)
A cow moose was rescued from a frozen pond by local residents and a conservation officer east of Williams Lake on Friday, Feb. 19. (Kayla Ivens photo)

Cow moose rescued from frozen pond east of Williams Lake

Local residents, conservation officer pulled her out with quad and rope

A cow moose was rescued from a frozen pond by local residents and a conservation officer east of Williams Lake on Friday, Feb. 19. (Kayla Ivens photo)
A cow moose was rescued from a frozen pond by local residents and a conservation officer east of Williams Lake on Friday, Feb. 19. (Kayla Ivens photo)

Cow moose rescued from frozen pond near Williams Lake

Local residents, conservation officer pulled her out with quad and rope

A cow moose was rescued from a frozen pond by local residents and a conservation officer east of Williams Lake on Friday, Feb. 19. (Kayla Ivens photo)
Brenda McNeil, front left, Wendy Foster and Del Gunn, right, take a spin on the Nordic cross-country ski trails. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Northern MLAs, anglers compete for ice-fishing crown

Anglers invited to team up with the local MLA to “shake off the blues” in a new-age fishing derby.

Brenda McNeil, front left, Wendy Foster and Del Gunn, right, take a spin on the Nordic cross-country ski trails. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Buses in Williams Lake have been operating this week while the region is under an extreme cold warning. (Angie Mindus photo)
Buses in Williams Lake have been operating this week while the region is under an extreme cold warning. (Angie Mindus photo)
Alexandra Karin Hetherington, of Lac La Hache was born in a home birth at the Sandman Hotel and Suites in Williams Lake on Jan. 5. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Suite delivery for Lac La Hache baby

Couple books Williams Lake hotel room for ‘home birth’

Alexandra Karin Hetherington, of Lac La Hache was born in a home birth at the Sandman Hotel and Suites in Williams Lake on Jan. 5. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Have questions for the school district? Tune in to the virtual downtown Thursday at 5 p.m. (Angie Mindus file photo)
Have questions for the school district? Tune in to the virtual downtown Thursday at 5 p.m. (Angie Mindus file photo)
More snow is in the forecast for Thursday, according to Environment Canada. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
More snow is in the forecast for Thursday, according to Environment Canada. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)