Angie Mindus

Mike Rispin is the president of the Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Mike Rispin is the president of the Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jerry and Lori Rushton are grateful to be together again, and for the outpouring of community support they received when Lori went missing from her South Lakeside home Thursday, Oct. 14. She was found Saturday, Oct. 16 after spending two nights lost in the forest near their home. (Angie Mindus photo)

VIDEO: Williams Lake couple grateful for outpouring of support during 3-day search

“It seemed like people from all over the world were praying for me.”

Jerry and Lori Rushton are grateful to be together again, and for the outpouring of community support they received when Lori went missing from her South Lakeside home Thursday, Oct. 14. She was found Saturday, Oct. 16 after spending two nights lost in the forest near their home. (Angie Mindus photo)
The Sea-Can (shipping container) that stores the McLeese Lake Recycling Depot was stolen last week. (Photo submitted)

Thieves make off with 20-foot shipping container, a McLeese Lake recycling centre

McLeese Lake, Tyee Lake and Soda Creek Valley residents are disappointed and heartbroken: Forseth

The Sea-Can (shipping container) that stores the McLeese Lake Recycling Depot was stolen last week. (Photo submitted)
Lori Rushton found safe and sound is embraced by her niece Marnie Howell. (Photo submitted)

VIDEO: Missing Williams Lake senior Lori Rushton found alive

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

Lori Rushton found safe and sound is embraced by her niece Marnie Howell. (Photo submitted)
Tyrell Giroux was arrested by Williams Lake RCMP on Sunday, Oct. 25. (Facebook video screenshot)
Tyrell Giroux was arrested by Williams Lake RCMP on Sunday, Oct. 25. (Facebook video screenshot)
The Northern Lights were out over Williams Lake Thanksgiving night. (Kyle Nuqui photo)

Northern Lights dazzle in skies over Williams Lake Thanksgiving night

Northern Lights also visible over much of the Interior

The Northern Lights were out over Williams Lake Thanksgiving night. (Kyle Nuqui photo)
Ken and Brad Huston are the second and third generation of Hustons to own and operate Huston Agencies. (Angie Mindus photo)

CASUAL COUNTRY: Huston Agencies steeped in Cariboo history

Huston Agencies is the second oldest business in the Cariboo

Ken and Brad Huston are the second and third generation of Hustons to own and operate Huston Agencies. (Angie Mindus photo)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George

Nine patients and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George. (Black Press Media file photo)
Debbie Fadenrecht gives a ‘whoop, whoop’ and a thumb’s up to residents who are vaccinated, as they line up for COVID testing Friday, Sept. 24. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘It’s all hands on deck’; COVID-19 testing ramps up in Williams Lake

Interior Health staff are working hard to meet the demand

Debbie Fadenrecht gives a ‘whoop, whoop’ and a thumb’s up to residents who are vaccinated, as they line up for COVID testing Friday, Sept. 24. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cindi Saj (from left, back), Danika Volkmann, Kim Lewis, Anita Diepdael, Kate MacAlister, Deanna Saunders, Brandy Links (front left) and Olivia Stinchcombe attended the Soul 2 Sole Trail Race at McLeese Lake Sept. 19.
Cindi Saj (from left, back), Danika Volkmann, Kim Lewis, Anita Diepdael, Kate MacAlister, Deanna Saunders, Brandy Links (front left) and Olivia Stinchcombe attended the Soul 2 Sole Trail Race at McLeese Lake Sept. 19.
(Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Lived experiences prompt Audrey McKinnon of Prince George to step up as NDP candidate

The top priorities for the country are the climate crisis, affordability, health care

(Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
(File photo)

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

(File photo)
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)

Fire destroys motorhome parked in downtown Williams Lake, claims life of one person

The fire started at about 11 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24

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)
Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were in a guided fishing boat that capsized on the Bella Coola River Aug. 10. (Family photo)

Family mourns Victoria couple lost after guided fishing boat capsizes on Bella Coola River

Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary on the trip

Andrea and Cameron Murdoch were in a guided fishing boat that capsized on the Bella Coola River Aug. 10. (Family photo)
The Bella Coola River was high at the end of June due to a quick melt caused by a heat wave. (Angie Mindus photo)
The Bella Coola River was high at the end of June due to a quick melt caused by a heat wave. (Angie Mindus photo)
The Hotnarko Creek fire forced the closure of Highway 20 July 13. (Graham West photo)

Update: Highway 20 reopened between Bella Coola Valley and Anahim Lake

The closure occurred Monday evening July 19 due to the Hotnarko Creek fire

The Hotnarko Creek fire forced the closure of Highway 20 July 13. (Graham West photo)
A airtanker returns to Kamloops from the Cariboo Chilcotin region earlier this month. (Jason Foster photo)

Cariboo Fire Centre urges public to exercise extreme caution due to dry conditions

Historic heatwave in June has raised fire dangers to critical levels

A airtanker returns to Kamloops from the Cariboo Chilcotin region earlier this month. (Jason Foster photo)
Ulkatcho First Nation evacuated members Roland, Diane and Kayden Paul get ready to board a bus to Prince George Wednesday evening. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Evacuees from 100 Mile area, Ulkatcho First Nation seek shelter, services in Williams Lake

The ESS Centre is located at Lake City Secondary School Williams Lake Campus on Carson Drive

Ulkatcho First Nation evacuated members Roland, Diane and Kayden Paul get ready to board a bus to Prince George Wednesday evening. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)