Angie Mindus

Search and rescue teams looked into the night Thursday, March 26 for a missing boy near Hixon. (Nechako Valley Search and Rescue Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Quesnel Search and Rescue say missing boy found

Search efforts to find Luke, age 12, were concentrated in the Hixon area

Search and rescue teams looked into the night Thursday, March 26 for a missing boy near Hixon. (Nechako Valley Search and Rescue Facebook photo)
Quesnel is under a dust advisory Thursday, March 4, 2021. (Cassidy Dankochik photo)

UPDATE: Dust advisory ends in Quesnel

Quesnel’s air quality health index is at 4, or moderate risk, as of Thursday

Quesnel is under a dust advisory Thursday, March 4, 2021. (Cassidy Dankochik photo)
An aerial photograph captures snowmobile tracks in the Cameron Ridge area earlier this year, which is closed to snowmobilers. The closures are in place to protect sensitive caribou herds. (Conservation Officer Service photo)

Snowmobilers fined for operating in closed caribou habitat near Likely, B.C.

The investigation revealed they had spent several hours in the closure leaving extensive tracks

An aerial photograph captures snowmobile tracks in the Cameron Ridge area earlier this year, which is closed to snowmobilers. The closures are in place to protect sensitive caribou herds. (Conservation Officer Service photo)
A snowfall warning has been issued for Williams Lake and Quesnel. (Black Press Media)

Snowfall warning issued for Cariboo region

Between 10 to 15 cm expected

A snowfall warning has been issued for Williams Lake and Quesnel. (Black Press Media)
One man has been arrested and charged with arson following a house fire on Anderson Road. The fire completely destroyed the home. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel man charged with arson, theft in relation to house fire on Anderson Drive

Bobby Schilling, a 39-year-old Quesnel resident, was arrested Wednesday, Feb 10

One man has been arrested and charged with arson following a house fire on Anderson Road. The fire completely destroyed the home. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Quesnel RCMP crime reduction unit and general duty members conducted a traffic stop and arrested a man and woman in possession of one kilogram of methamphetamine. (Black Press file photo)

Quesnel RCMP seize shipment of meth destined for Quesnel streets, make two arrests

The week-long investigation uncovered the shipment coming from the Lower Mainland

The Quesnel RCMP crime reduction unit and general duty members conducted a traffic stop and arrested a man and woman in possession of one kilogram of methamphetamine. (Black Press file photo)
Arctic air continues its grip on the central Interior. (File photo)

Puntzi Mountain coldest place in Canada Thursday morning at -44.4C

Cariboo cities experience record low temperatures

Arctic air continues its grip on the central Interior. (File photo)
Extreme cold weather this week will continue to transform the landscape in the Cariboo Chilcotin this week. This image of the Fraser River was taken just as the temperatures were starting to drop. (Denise Cahoose photo)
Extreme cold weather this week will continue to transform the landscape in the Cariboo Chilcotin this week. This image of the Fraser River was taken just as the temperatures were starting to drop. (Denise Cahoose photo)
Arctic air is forecast to envelop much of B.C. this week, says Environment Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cariboo Chilcotin expected to reach -30C overnight this week, special weather statement in effect

Nighttime temperatures in Vanderhoof will reach -27C Sunday night, Feb. 7 with a windchill of -39C

Arctic air is forecast to envelop much of B.C. this week, says Environment Canada. (Black Press Media 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)
The Conservation Officer Service (COS) discovered a herd of caribou wintering in the Cameron Ridge near Quesnel Lake on Jan. 30, 2021.(B.C. Conservation Officer Service photo)

Officers find evidence of snowmobilers using sensitive Caribou habitat near Quesnel Lake

Snowmobilers are accessing the area from the Barkerville side, COS said

The Conservation Officer Service (COS) discovered a herd of caribou wintering in the Cameron Ridge near Quesnel Lake on Jan. 30, 2021.(B.C. Conservation Officer Service photo)
Interior Health has declared the Cariboo Chilcotin a community cluster. (Angie Mindus photo)

Interior Health declares Cariboo Chilcotin region a COVID-19 cluster, 215 cases since Jan. 1

Most cases are related to transmission at social events and gatherings in Williams Lake

Interior Health has declared the Cariboo Chilcotin a community cluster. (Angie Mindus photo)
A 17-year-old snowmobiler used his backcountry survival sense in preparation to spend the night on the mountain near 100 Mile House Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 after getting lost. (South Cariboo Search and Rescue Facebook photo)

Teen praised for backcountry survival skills after getting lost in South Cariboo mountains

“This young man did everything right after things went wrong.”

A 17-year-old snowmobiler used his backcountry survival sense in preparation to spend the night on the mountain near 100 Mile House Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 after getting lost. (South Cariboo Search and Rescue Facebook photo)
Residents may remember Nathan Thiessen from the Quesnel and Williams Lake farmer’s markets. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Residents may remember Nathan Thiessen from the Quesnel and Williams Lake farmer’s markets. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Cariboo Memorial Hospital by Interior Health. IH said Wednesday afternoon four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Cariboo Memorial Hospital by Interior Health

Four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Cariboo Memorial Hospital by Interior Health. IH said Wednesday afternoon four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bella Coola. (Michael Wigle photo)

UPDATE: Bella Coola’s Nuxalk First Nation sees COVID-19 climb to 13 confirmed cases

The case numbers have more than tripled in three days in the small community

Bella Coola. (Michael Wigle photo)
Interior Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Williams Lake Seniors Village Dec. 31. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19: Interior Health declares outbreak at Williams Lake Seniors Village

Williams Lake Seniors Village (WLSV) has implemented a temporary stop to visits

Interior Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Williams Lake Seniors Village Dec. 31. (Image courtesy CDC)
Northern Health welcomed the first baby of 2021 on New Year’s Day. (Luma Pimentel/Unsplash)

It’s a boy: First baby of 2021 for Northern Health born in Prince George to Quesnel parents

The baby was born at the University Hospital of Northern B.C. on Jan. 1 at 4:11 a.m.

Northern Health welcomed the first baby of 2021 on New Year’s Day. (Luma Pimentel/Unsplash)
School District 27 announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 this week (Nov. 23) at Lake City Secondary School Williams Lake campus. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Entire gym class at northern B.C. high school isolating after confirmed COVID case

Contact tracing by Interior Health led to the quarantine

School District 27 announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 this week (Nov. 23) at Lake City Secondary School Williams Lake campus. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP protect the scene of a home. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake RCMP investigating two suspicious deaths in city subdivision

The bodies were discovered Tuesday, Nov. 17

Williams Lake RCMP protect the scene of a home. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)