Cariboo Regional District

The Cariboo Regional District board has endorsed a NCLGA resolution from Area D director Steve Forseth asking for there to be a separate pool of grant funding for rural areas to apply for infrastructure upgrades. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

NCLGA resolution from CRD calls for separate infrastructure grant funding for rural areas

Rural areas are competing against municipalities, said Area D director

The Cariboo Regional District board has endorsed a NCLGA resolution from Area D director Steve Forseth asking for there to be a separate pool of grant funding for rural areas to apply for infrastructure upgrades. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District is asking for public input on its 2021 budget. (Angie Mindus photo)

Cariboo Regional District seeks input on 2021 draft budget

CRD’s budget is increasing from $50.1 million to $54.3 million in 2021

  • Feb 19, 2021
The Cariboo Regional District is asking for public input on its 2021 budget. (Angie Mindus photo)
Despite the best efforts of the cold and ice, Bridge Creek is still flowing through Centennial Park. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

CRD seeks meeting with MoTI ahead of spring freshet

Water levels higher than usual across region

Despite the best efforts of the cold and ice, Bridge Creek is still flowing through Centennial Park. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Cariboo Regional District has forwarded an application from a rancher wanting to excavate gravel on private property to the Agricultural Land Commission with no recommendation. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD struggles with rancher’s gravel pit application, UNDRIP concerns raised

Williams Lake First Nation raises objections about the application

The Cariboo Regional District has forwarded an application from a rancher wanting to excavate gravel on private property to the Agricultural Land Commission with no recommendation. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Quesnel Kangaroos senior team is against the non-sanctioned GMHL coming to Quesnel. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

GMHL responds to Quesnel critics

The non-sanctioned league sent a letter to local government in response to concerns

The Quesnel Kangaroos senior team is against the non-sanctioned GMHL coming to Quesnel. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The pool at the Rec Centre would be closed for a year if the referendum gives approval to construction. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

District, city, plan for Quesnel Rec. Centre referendum

Residents will be asked to approve $20 million in spending to refurbish the pool

The pool at the Rec Centre would be closed for a year if the referendum gives approval to construction. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Cariboo Regional District is hoping the province will develop a policy that removes legal risks for local governments that provide funding to independent fire departments. (Photo submitted)

CRD calls for elimination of liability in funding independent fire services

The board approved a draft resolution for consideration by the NCLGA

The Cariboo Regional District is hoping the province will develop a policy that removes legal risks for local governments that provide funding to independent fire departments. (Photo submitted)
Mount Polley Mining Corporation is appealing a $9,000 administrative penalty issued by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy regarding it water discharge plans. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo)

Mount Polley Mine Corporation appealing $9,000 non-compliance penalty from government

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy issued the penalty on Dec. 8, 2020

Mount Polley Mining Corporation is appealing a $9,000 administrative penalty issued by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy regarding it water discharge plans. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo)
Canim Lake Band remains in lockdown. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Canim Lake Band loses Elder due to COVID-19

Community is devastated, Chief Helen Henderson says.

Canim Lake Band remains in lockdown. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
The Cariboo Regional District updated its response to COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 11. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD encourages residents to adhere to COVID-19 public health directives

Regional district updates its pandemc response due to increased positive cases

  • Jan 11, 2021
The Cariboo Regional District updated its response to COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 11. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District will explore hiring someone to work with medical professionals when they are hired in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House. (Health Care stock photo)

CCRHD eyes hiring personnel to help medical professionals land successfully into communities

Meetings to explore the idea will be held with Williams Lake, 100 Mile House councils

The Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District will explore hiring someone to work with medical professionals when they are hired in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House. (Health Care stock photo)
The Cariboo Regional District is penning a letter to the BC Utilities Commission protesting BC Hydro’s (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District is penning a letter to the BC Utilities Commission protesting BC Hydro’s (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Beverlee Barr is the Quesnel health care recruitment co-ordinator, helping new health care professionals feel welcome in the city. The City of Quesnel and Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District have signed a new three-year contract to continue the health care recruitment program. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

CCRHD and City of Quesnel sign new agreement for health care recruitment program

The hospital board is exploring the idea of a similar program in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House

Beverlee Barr is the Quesnel health care recruitment co-ordinator, helping new health care professionals feel welcome in the city. The City of Quesnel and Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District have signed a new three-year contract to continue the health care recruitment program. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Cariboo Regional District and Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District are holding special meetings Friday, Dec. 11 about healthcare. (Photo submitted)
The Cariboo Regional District and Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District are holding special meetings Friday, Dec. 11 about healthcare. (Photo submitted)
In paying tribute to Mary Glassford, Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes shared this picture of herself and Glassford, as she described Glassford as a mentor and a friend. (Coralee Oakes Facebook Photo)

Long-time CRD director Mary Glassford being remembered as strong advocate, community leader

Glassford was awarded the City of Quesnel’s first Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009

In paying tribute to Mary Glassford, Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes shared this picture of herself and Glassford, as she described Glassford as a mentor and a friend. (Coralee Oakes Facebook Photo)
This Cariboo Regional District map shows which properties will be taxed and where the lights will be located on Maple Drive following the completion of the alternate approval process and the adoption of a new service bylaw at the Dec. 4 board meeting. (Cariboo Regional District map)

Maple Drive streetlight project going ahead

The Cariboo Regional District board adopted a service bylaw for the lights at its Dec. 4 meeting

This Cariboo Regional District map shows which properties will be taxed and where the lights will be located on Maple Drive following the completion of the alternate approval process and the adoption of a new service bylaw at the Dec. 4 board meeting. (Cariboo Regional District map)
The Cariboo Regional District has launched a broadband survey for residents, businesses and organizations. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Regional District launches broadband connectivity survey

Paper copies of the survey will be available beginning Dec. 2

The Cariboo Regional District has launched a broadband survey for residents, businesses and organizations. (Monica Lamb-Yorski Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
Alex Fraser Park in Quesnel is one of the facilities supported by the North Cariboo Recreation and Parks service. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

North Cariboo Recreation and Parks plan proposes 4% tax increase to grow capital reserves

The proposed five-year financial plan still needs to be approved by the Cariboo Regional District

Alex Fraser Park in Quesnel is one of the facilities supported by the North Cariboo Recreation and Parks service. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
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)