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Open burning restrictions are now in effect for Williams Lake and surrounding area until Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Poor air quality prompts advisory, open burning restriction for Williams Lake

Those with chronic medical conditions, acute infections should postpone strenuous exercise

Open burning restrictions are now in effect for Williams Lake and surrounding area until Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The federal government will open a passport office in Prince George in the spring of 2023. (Black press photo)

Northern B.C. getting a passport office spring 2023

The office will be in Prince George

The federal government will open a passport office in Prince George in the spring of 2023. (Black press photo)
Highway 20, seen here near Anahim Lake Friday, Nov. 25, has re-opened. (DriveBC webcam photo)
Highway 20, seen here near Anahim Lake Friday, Nov. 25, has re-opened. (DriveBC webcam photo)
RCMP-GRC crest

School shooting threat in Williams Lake deemed a prank

The image circulating on social media showed two rifles on a floor with a threatening message

RCMP-GRC crest
Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse received his Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of Victoria Nov. 10 for his leadership over many years which compelled respect for Indigenous law, title and jurisdiction in Canada. (Photo submitted)

Tŝilhqot’in Chief Joe Alphonse receives Honorary Doctor of Laws from UVic

Alphonse is widely known for his role in Indigenous leadership

Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse received his Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of Victoria Nov. 10 for his leadership over many years which compelled respect for Indigenous law, title and jurisdiction in Canada. (Photo submitted)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several regions in B.C. (file photo)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several regions in B.C. (file photo)
Williams Lake RCMP released a photo of items seized recently following an investigation into stolen vehicles. (RCMP photo)
Williams Lake RCMP released a photo of items seized recently following an investigation into stolen vehicles. (RCMP photo)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)

Atmospheric river prompts first snowfall warning of season for Cariboo

It is expected to start snowing by Thursday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)
A truck fire prompted a response from members of the Williams Lake Fire Department Sunday morning, Oct. 30. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A truck fire prompted a response from members of the Williams Lake Fire Department Sunday morning, Oct. 30. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
RCMP are advising motorists to use caution as some roads may be icy.

Icy sections have Williams Lake RCMP advising motorists to slow down on morning commute

Staff Sgt. Del Byron said there have already been 2 crashes

RCMP are advising motorists to use caution as some roads may be icy.
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATE: Woman from Lac La Hache loses life in head-on crash south of Williams Lake

Mounties say the collision involved a car and semi truck, which burst into flames

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
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General election day is Oct. 15, 2022.

40 ballots cast in Cariboo Regional District advanced voting

Voters encouraged to vote for directors in Electoral Areas E, I, J and K

General election day is Oct. 15, 2022.
A collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck Monday in Williams Lake resulted in the serious, non-life threatening injuries for the motorcyle operator. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Motorcyclist receives serious injuries in Williams Lake crash

Police say the driver of a pickup truck turned illegally into the motorcyle

A collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck Monday in Williams Lake resulted in the serious, non-life threatening injuries for the motorcyle operator. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
About 100 people gathered Sunday, Oct. 2 outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment to mourn the loss of 21-year-old Surrance Myers who died Oct. 1 while in police custody. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Police watchdog investigating in-custody death of young Williams Lake man

The IIO is appealing to the public for any information relevant to the investigation

About 100 people gathered Sunday, Oct. 2 outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment to mourn the loss of 21-year-old Surrance Myers who died Oct. 1 while in police custody. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A search is underway in the Chilcotin for a woman last seen Friday (Sept. 30) heading out hunting south of Alexis Creek. If anyone has seen her, they are asked to contact the Alexis Creek RCMP. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Missing hunter in Chilcotin found safe

Courtney Harry was found Monday, Oct. 3

A search is underway in the Chilcotin for a woman last seen Friday (Sept. 30) heading out hunting south of Alexis Creek. If anyone has seen her, they are asked to contact the Alexis Creek RCMP. (Photo submitted)
Casey Myers, the father of Surrance Myers, receives support from community members during a candlelight vigil outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment Sunday evening (Oct. 2). Casey said he was notified Saturday evening that his son died in police cells. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Family looks for answers into death of young Indigenous man in Williams Lake RCMP cells

Surrance Myers’ family said they were notified Saturday that their son died in police custody

Casey Myers, the father of Surrance Myers, receives support from community members during a candlelight vigil outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment Sunday evening (Oct. 2). Casey said he was notified Saturday evening that his son died in police cells. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The U18 Female Timberwolves wear their orange jerseys at practice to acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake hockey team draws attention to Truth and Reconciliation in sports

WLMHA U18 Female Timberwolves take their message for calls to action to the rink

The U18 Female Timberwolves wear their orange jerseys at practice to acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo submitted)
If you have any information about this robbery, please contact the Williams Lake RCMP at (250) 392-6211. (File image)

Victim receives substantial injuries during violent robbery in Williams Lake

Police report the crime occurred Saturday morning

If you have any information about this robbery, please contact the Williams Lake RCMP at (250) 392-6211. (File image)