Monica Lamb-Yorski

B.C.’s minister of transportation and infrastructure Rob Fleming, right, toured the Cariboo recently to see areas impacted by flooding and freshet. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
B.C.’s minister of transportation and infrastructure Rob Fleming, right, toured the Cariboo recently to see areas impacted by flooding and freshet. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Stampeders goalie Willie Sellars. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Stampeders opener sees Quesnel rivals net a 5-4 win

The opener drew a crowd of 344 people to the Cariboo Memorial Complex

Stampeders goalie Willie Sellars. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
Rudy Johnson, 98, enjoys playing the accordion, and is often asked to play for the ladies at Seniors Village where he lives. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CASUAL COUNTRY 2021: The legacy of Rudy Johnson and the bridge

“I could never have built the bridge today - not with all the red tape.”

Rudy Johnson, 98, enjoys playing the accordion, and is often asked to play for the ladies at Seniors Village where he lives. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Orange Shirt Day founders Joan Sorley and Phyllis Webstad took part in a vigil on Canada Day in Williams Lake at Herb Gardner Park. Their work inspired the first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Angie Mindus file photo)

Webstad, Sorley leaders for Truth and Reconciliation

In 2013 Webstad, with encouragement from Sorley told her story which inspired first Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day founders Joan Sorley and Phyllis Webstad took part in a vigil on Canada Day in Williams Lake at Herb Gardner Park. Their work inspired the first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Angie Mindus file photo)
Canadian Pacific has painted one of its locomotives orange in support of the Orange Shirt Society. (Photo submitted)

CP hopes to spark truth, reconciliation conversation with orange locomotive

Orange Shirt Society excited about the commitment

Canadian Pacific has painted one of its locomotives orange in support of the Orange Shirt Society. (Photo submitted)
Bernie Baptiste, from Ulkatcho First Nation has been located. (Facebook photo)

Update: Mushroom picker located in West Chilcotin

Bernie Baptiste went mushroom picking in the Anahim Lake area Sunday, Sept. 26

Bernie Baptiste, from Ulkatcho First Nation has been located. (Facebook photo)
After several years of remediation work on Hazeltine Creek to repair the damage from the breach at Mount Polley Mine, sockey salmon are showing up in the creek. (Gabriel Holmes photo)

Sockeye salmon spawning in Hazeltine Creek near Mount Polley Mine

104 adult sockeye salmon were observed in the newly remediated portion of the creek

After several years of remediation work on Hazeltine Creek to repair the damage from the breach at Mount Polley Mine, sockey salmon are showing up in the creek. (Gabriel Holmes photo)
People held signs outside the courthouse Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

Williams Lake woman sentenced to two years in prison for death of two teens in crash

Dallas Judd-Rekunyk pleaded guilty causing the deaths of Autumn Weir and Faith Liberty Unger

People held signs outside the courthouse Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Todd Doherty. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)

Update: Conservative Todd Doherty projected to be re-elected in Cariboo-Prince George riding

Preliminary results show Doherty has 50.1 per cent of the votes with 77 per cent of poll results in

Todd Doherty. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
The McLeese Lake Volunteer Fire Department is one of 10 independent fire departments within the Cariboo Regional District. (Photo submitted)

UBCM delegates endorse CRD’s resolution about funding of independent fire departments

‘This has been a tough discussion around the board table constantly’: CRD chair Margo Wagner

The McLeese Lake Volunteer Fire Department is one of 10 independent fire departments within the Cariboo Regional District. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Solid waste focus of upcoming NCLGA forum in October

Area G director Al Richmond will share information from Cariboo Regional District

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Connie Thompson of Williams Lake is the winner of the 87th annual PNE Home Draw. (Photo submitted)

‘I’m still on cloud nine,’ said Williams Lake winner of 87th Annual PNE prize home

Connie Thompson said she has been purchasing tickets for the draw for a few years

Connie Thompson of Williams Lake is the winner of the 87th annual PNE Home Draw. (Photo submitted)
Henry Thiessen is the Christian Heritage Party of Canada's candidate in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)

Christian Heritage Party candidate hails from Vanderhoof

He spent 34 years as a helicopter pilot and travelled all over

Henry Thiessen is the Christian Heritage Party of Canada's candidate in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)
Jeremy Gustafson is the People’s Party of Candidate in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo-Prince George People’s Party of Canada candidate moved to Horsefly two months ago

After reading the PPC platform Gustafson said he became convinced it was the party for him

Jeremy Gustafson is the People’s Party of Candidate in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)
A black bear checks out the compost in a rural property outside Williams Lake at the end of May. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WildSafeBC plans to tag garbage cans put out at night in Quesnel, Williams Lake

The program’s co-ordinator is encouraging residents to manage bear attractants

A black bear checks out the compost in a rural property outside Williams Lake at the end of May. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Charlene Belleau, former chief of Esk’etemc and former chair of First Nations Health Council, and present First Nations liaison with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, addresses GeoScan’s Will Meredith, Peter Takacs and Adam Czecholinski during a ceremony at the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site where GeoScan will be doing ground penetrating radar analysis of the grounds. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Charlene Belleau, former chief of Esk’etemc and former chair of First Nations Health Council, and present First Nations liaison with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, addresses GeoScan’s Will Meredith, Peter Takacs and Adam Czecholinski during a ceremony at the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site where GeoScan will be doing ground penetrating radar analysis of the grounds. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District board, regional hospital and committee of the whole meetings for September will be held at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Regional District to meet at Gibraltar Room Williams Lake in September

The meetings will not be livestreamed, but will be open to the public

Cariboo Regional District board, regional hospital and committee of the whole meetings for September will be held at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Todd Doherty is seeking a third term as MP in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo-Prince George Conservative candidate seeking third term in federal election

Todd Doherty was born and raised in Williams Lake

Todd Doherty is seeking a third term as MP in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
The former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site with some of the original buildings still intact as of August 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site with some of the original buildings still intact as of August 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)