Monica Lamb-Yorski

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating the arrest of a suspect in Williams Lake on Oct. 25 after a multi-jurisdictional chase from Kamloops to Williams Lake. (File image)

B.C.’s police watchdog investigating arrest of suspect in Williams Lake after multi-jurisdictional chase

Video of the man’s arrest on Oct. 25 has attracted significant public scrutiny, II0 said

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating the arrest of a suspect in Williams Lake on Oct. 25 after a multi-jurisdictional chase from Kamloops to Williams Lake. (File image)
Some of the Cariboo Regional District’s firefighters took hazardous material training the weekend of Nov. 6, 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD volunteer fire departments gain Hazmat training

Two members of the International Association of Fire Fighters delivered the course

Some of the Cariboo Regional District’s firefighters took hazardous material training the weekend of Nov. 6, 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District has re-opened som of its share sheds, but not the one in Williams Lake. (Black Press Media file)

CRD re-opens some share sheds

COVID-19 restrictions are in place, the openings are on a trial basis

The Cariboo Regional District has re-opened som of its share sheds, but not the one in Williams Lake. (Black Press Media file)
The water is about a foot deep on some of the fields at Westwick Ranching Inc. in Miocene, east of Williams Lake with recent fall flooding. (Antonia Westwick photo)

More than 110 properties impacted by fall flooding in Central Cariboo

Some roads have washed out, basements and ranches flooded

The water is about a foot deep on some of the fields at Westwick Ranching Inc. in Miocene, east of Williams Lake with recent fall flooding. (Antonia Westwick photo)
North District RCMP are urging the public’s assistance in locating Prince George resident Amber Wuetz, 25, last seen Oct. 18 in the Canim Mahood Lake area east of 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)

RCMP release more information on missing Prince George woman

Amber Weutz, 25, was last seen in the Canim and Mahood Lake area on Oct. 18

North District RCMP are urging the public’s assistance in locating Prince George resident Amber Wuetz, 25, last seen Oct. 18 in the Canim Mahood Lake area east of 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)
One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash south of Williams Lake on Highway 97 Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Photo submitted)

Highway 97 crash south of Williams Lake claims one life

Road conditions at the time were slippery and covered with slush: RCMP

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash south of Williams Lake on Highway 97 Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Photo submitted)
Youth across B.C. took part in the Student Vote. In Cariboo Chilcotin BC Green Party David Laing got the most votes and in Cariboo North BC NDP Party Scott Elliott emerged the winner.  (Student Vote photo)

BC Student Vote 2020: Green Party wins Cariboo Chilcotin, NDP wins Cariboo North

Student vote for Cariboo ridings has different outcomes than general voting

Youth across B.C. took part in the Student Vote. In Cariboo Chilcotin BC Green Party David Laing got the most votes and in Cariboo North BC NDP Party Scott Elliott emerged the winner.  (Student Vote photo)
16 BC Wildfire Service firefighters who tested positive for COVID-19 after being deployed to California are staying in Richmond, B.C. at a quarantine facility. (BC Wildfire Service file photo)
16 BC Wildfire Service firefighters who tested positive for COVID-19 after being deployed to California are staying in Richmond, B.C. at a quarantine facility. (BC Wildfire Service file photo)
DriveBC is describing Highway 20 as having slippery sections from Williams Lake to Anahim Lake. Motorists heading west can also expect major delays due to congestion in both directions as a result of a vehicle incident between Bayliff Road and Stum Lake Road. (Photo submitted)

Freezing rain travel advisory issued for Highway 97 from 150 Mile House to Loon Lake Road

Winter storm warning also issued for north Cariboo

DriveBC is describing Highway 20 as having slippery sections from Williams Lake to Anahim Lake. Motorists heading west can also expect major delays due to congestion in both directions as a result of a vehicle incident between Bayliff Road and Stum Lake Road. (Photo submitted)
Grizzly bear sightings are up in the Likely area this year. (Ivan Hardwick photo)

COS says grizzly bear sightings up in the Likely area

Two grizzly bear siblings were moved a short distance away from Likely

Grizzly bear sightings are up in the Likely area this year. (Ivan Hardwick photo)
Cariboo Regional District directors say they need more time to respond to the Province’s Rural Slaughter Modernization intentions paper. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD wants more time for input on province’s rural slaughter modernization policy changes

During the regular meeting Oct. 2, directors said the Oct. 19 deadline didn’t give them enough time

Cariboo Regional District directors say they need more time to respond to the Province’s Rural Slaughter Modernization intentions paper. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District is selling old fire apparatus, including this 1976 Ford fire truck. (Submitted photo)

CRD directors approve policy for disposal of aged fire apparatus

“Retaining the apparatus only imposes increased costs on the departments”

The Cariboo Regional District is selling old fire apparatus, including this 1976 Ford fire truck. (Submitted photo)
McLeese Lake residents Dan Harrison, left, and Ian Hicks updated Williams Lake city council Tuesday, Oct. 6 on efforts their community is making to be proactive about crime. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

McLeese Lake community watch group aims to tackle crime

The group has grown to 96 members in a short time

McLeese Lake residents Dan Harrison, left, and Ian Hicks updated Williams Lake city council Tuesday, Oct. 6 on efforts their community is making to be proactive about crime. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Highway 97 was closed near Blue Lake Road after a collision between two transport trucks. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Highway 97 re-opened in both directions north of Williams Lake

The road has been cleared from a collision between two transport trucks that occurred Monday morning

Highway 97 was closed near Blue Lake Road after a collision between two transport trucks. (Photo submitted)
Steve Kozuki, executive director of Forest Enhancement Society of B.C., said there was not a single reported transmission of COVID-19 among the tree planting crews across the province during the spring and summer planting seasons. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

No reported COVID-19 transmission in B.C.’s tree planting spring/summer effort

With the fall season winding up mid-October, it is hoped that trend will continue

Steve Kozuki, executive director of Forest Enhancement Society of B.C., said there was not a single reported transmission of COVID-19 among the tree planting crews across the province during the spring and summer planting seasons. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District Area B director Barb Bachmeier, left, chair Margo Wagner and Area F director Maureen LeBourdais were happy some of the CRD’s resolutions were endorsed at the UBCM this week and disappointed others were not. The directors attended the annual conference held in Victoria virtually from Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District Area B director Barb Bachmeier, left, chair Margo Wagner and Area F director Maureen LeBourdais were happy some of the CRD’s resolutions were endorsed at the UBCM this week and disappointed others were not. The directors attended the annual conference held in Victoria virtually from Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A rally was held in Williams Lake on Wednesday, Sept. 23 to protest the antlerless moose hunt, which opens next month. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Cariboo-Chilcotin rally aims to stop antlerless moose hunt

Cow Moose Sign Project supported by First Nations, guide outfitters, ranchers

A rally was held in Williams Lake on Wednesday, Sept. 23 to protest the antlerless moose hunt, which opens next month. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Los Borrachos from Vancouver Island perform in the parking lot of a long-term care home in Williams Lake Tuesday, Sept. 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Los Borrachos from Vancouver Island perform in the parking lot of a long-term care home in Williams Lake Tuesday, Sept. 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Conservative MP Todd Doherty is asking children to submit artwork for his 2021 calendar. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune)

MP Doherty asks students to submit artwork for his 2021 calendar

The deadline for submissions is Nov. 6, 2020

Conservative MP Todd Doherty is asking children to submit artwork for his 2021 calendar. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune)
Dan and Vivian Simmons continue to protest the cow and calf moose hunt in B.C. They have been silently protesting along Highway 97 near the Tourism Discovery Centre in Williams Lake and plan to be there for a few hours each day until Friday, Sept. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Cow, calf moose hunt must be stopped: Dan and Vivian Simmons

‘Recovery of mountain caribou a top priorty’: ministry of forests spokesperson

Dan and Vivian Simmons continue to protest the cow and calf moose hunt in B.C. They have been silently protesting along Highway 97 near the Tourism Discovery Centre in Williams Lake and plan to be there for a few hours each day until Friday, Sept. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)