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Bella Coola under snowfall warning Tuesday, more snow expected throughout Cariboo Chilcotin

Bella Coola under snowfall warning Tuesday, more snow expected throughout Cariboo Chilcotin

Anywhere from five to 10 cm expected for Williams Lake, 10-15 cm for Bella Coola

Bella Coola under snowfall warning Tuesday, more snow expected throughout Cariboo Chilcotin
More snow is on the way tonight and into Tuesday for the Cariboo region, according to Environment Canada. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lske Tribune file photo)

Snow on the way Monday night for the Cariboo, cold snap by the weekend

Five to 10 cm expected for Cariboo cities

More snow is on the way tonight and into Tuesday for the Cariboo region, according to Environment Canada. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lske Tribune file photo)
A shopkeeper shoveled parking spaces for customers. (Black Press Media files)

Much of B.C. hit with snow as 2020 begins

Snow warnings and weather statements issued for many parts of B.C.

A shopkeeper shoveled parking spaces for customers. (Black Press Media files)
Sam Fait uses a traditional rifle on a goat hunt this past fall. (Photo submitted)

B.C. government targets province-wide prohibition of precision guided firearms for hunting

Use of PGFs not considered by hunting stakeholders to fall within the principles of fair chase

Sam Fait uses a traditional rifle on a goat hunt this past fall. (Photo submitted)
Above is a map of management units in Region 5 where the B.C. Government is proposing a new White-tailed deer antlerless LEH in 2020. (Map courtesy of the B.C. Government)

Growing White-tailed deer population prompts possible antlerless LEH for 2020

White-tailed deer are being seen more frequently and in new areas of the Cariboo Chilcotin

Above is a map of management units in Region 5 where the B.C. Government is proposing a new White-tailed deer antlerless LEH in 2020. (Map courtesy of the B.C. Government)
Highway 97 is currently closed.

UPDATE: Highway 97 fully reopened after vehicle incident at 141 Mile

Motorists were delayed for about three hours Monday

Highway 97 is currently closed.
A new Indigenous court has been approved for Williams Lake. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Attorney General announces new Indigenous court for Williams Lake

The court is intended to help reduce the over-representation of Indigenous peoples in jails

A new Indigenous court has been approved for Williams Lake. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Proposed hunting, trapping, motor vehicle restriction and firearms restriction regulation changes for 2020 to 2022 are online and available for public review and feedback. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)

Public input sought on hunting regulation changes in Region 5 and around the province

Public feedback and comment period ends Jan. 17, 2020

Proposed hunting, trapping, motor vehicle restriction and firearms restriction regulation changes for 2020 to 2022 are online and available for public review and feedback. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
Traffic was impacted for hours Monday following a vehicle incident between Williams Lake and Quesnel on Highway 97. (Photo submitted - Williams Lake Tribune)

Witnesses sought after Highway 97 crash

Police ask witnesses to contact the detachment at 250-392-6211

Traffic was impacted for hours Monday following a vehicle incident between Williams Lake and Quesnel on Highway 97. (Photo submitted - Williams Lake Tribune)
A vehicle incident has Highway 97 closed.

UPDATE: Highway 97 reopened after motor vehicle incident involving loaded lumber truck

Incident occurred Monday afternoon about 25 kilometre north of Williams Lake

A vehicle incident has Highway 97 closed.
Roads in the Cariboo Chilcotin are snow-covered. Angie Mindus photo

Snowfall warning continues for parts of B.C.’s Interior

First significant snowfall of the season prompts Environment Canada warning

Roads in the Cariboo Chilcotin are snow-covered. Angie Mindus photo
Second truck stolen, crashed though gate at lakecity worksite Tuesday: RCMP
Second truck stolen, crashed though gate at lakecity worksite Tuesday: RCMP
Williams Lake RCMP are asking the public to contact them if they see this stolen truck. Photo submitted

RCMP ask public to watch for truck stolen from Wildwood

If anyone sees this vehicle they are asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP at 250-392-6211

Williams Lake RCMP are asking the public to contact them if they see this stolen truck. Photo submitted
Environment Canada issues alert for ‘cold and blustery weather’ this week

Environment Canada issues alert for ‘cold and blustery weather’ this week

Temperatures in the -15 C to -25 C range expected through to the end of the week

Environment Canada issues alert for ‘cold and blustery weather’ this week
Leaders and Representatives from the Tŝilhqot’in Nation are attending the 8th United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland from Nov. 25 to 27, 2019. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Tsilhqot’in leaders travelling to Geneva, Switzerland to continue global fight for Indigenous rights

Delegation attending the United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights

Leaders and Representatives from the Tŝilhqot’in Nation are attending the 8th United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland from Nov. 25 to 27, 2019. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
Dr. Ghaida Radhi (from left), and her family Abdullah, Layan, Mohamed and Basem moved to Canada in 2016 so she could work here as a doctor. Angie Mindus photo

‘It still kind of feels like a dream,’ Cariboo doctor gets top marks in Canada

Dr. Ghaida Radhi and her family moved to Williams Lake from Bahrain

Dr. Ghaida Radhi (from left), and her family Abdullah, Layan, Mohamed and Basem moved to Canada in 2016 so she could work here as a doctor. Angie Mindus photo
Central Cariboo Search and Rescue (CCSARS) deputy chief Kyle Cotterel, pictured above during the 2017 wildfires, has volunteered with CCSARS for eight years. Photo submitted

‘Very disrespectful’: Cariboo first responder irked by motorists recording collisions on cellphones

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue deputy chief challenges motorists to break the habit

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue (CCSARS) deputy chief Kyle Cotterel, pictured above during the 2017 wildfires, has volunteered with CCSARS for eight years. Photo submitted
Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Traffic Services (CCRTS), the BC Coroners Service, RCMP Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and Commercial Vehicle and Safety Enforcement officers are continuing with the investigation.

Elderly woman victim of fatal McLeese Lake collision Saturday with semi truck

Witnesses who have not already spoken with police are asked to call traffic services at 250-392-6211

Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Traffic Services (CCRTS), the BC Coroners Service, RCMP Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and Commercial Vehicle and Safety Enforcement officers are continuing with the investigation.
RCMP traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen Peterson Contracting service truck

RCMP traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen Peterson Contracting service truck

Welder found in the back of a different vehicle by RCMP

RCMP traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen Peterson Contracting service truck
Freezing rain warning issued for central Interior Remembrance Day

Freezing rain warning issued for central Interior Remembrance Day

Highway alerts in place for Begbie Summitt and Pine Pass

Freezing rain warning issued for central Interior Remembrance Day