Cariboo

Maria Ayre sends a backhand shot on net during the Northern Capitals game against the Fraser Valley Rush. The game was planned to take place outdoors, but had to be moved indoors in Fort St. James due to high temperatures. (Aman Parhar Photo - Vanderhoof Omineca Express)

Cougars, Northern Capitals play in Fort St. James

The Northern Capitals planned outdoor game was moved indoors due to high temperatures

  • Jan 24, 2022

 

Williams Lake First Nation will reveal the preliminary results of the geophysical investigation of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site on Tuesday, Jan. 25. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WLFN chief prepares for former residential school investigation announcement

Chiefs meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 25, followed by afternoon media conference

 

Protesters hold signs and wave at passing vehicles during a rally in 100 Mile House Sunday, in support of convoy of truckers headed to Ottawa. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Hundreds rally in 100 Mile to support trucker convoy

Truck drivers travelling to Ottawa to protest COVID-19 mandates

 

Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Looking on the bright side

Columnist David Zirnhelt delves into some ranch research

  • Jan 23, 2022
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Ray Paulokangas in his sauna at Tin Cup Greens. (Raychel Colangelo photo - submitted).

‘Nothing we could do’ as fire rips through South Cariboo home

Ray Paulokangas recalls fleeing from his home on Dec. 29

Ray Paulokangas in his sauna at Tin Cup Greens. (Raychel Colangelo photo - submitted).
South Lakeside Drive is very icy Wednesday, Jan. 12 as freezing rain continues in the Williams Lake area. (Peter Hennan photo)
South Lakeside Drive is very icy Wednesday, Jan. 12 as freezing rain continues in the Williams Lake area. (Peter Hennan photo)
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Low inventory, near-record sales driving property prices up in northern B.C.

In Williams Lake 595 sales worth $196.5 million were reported through MLS® in 2021

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Anyone out enjoying winter recreation in the Cariboo area should be aware of their surroundings and learn how to identify avalanche terrain and hazards to help keep themselves safe. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

High snowfall means backcountry enthusiasts in Cariboo should check for avalanche hazards

Knowing the hazards and educating yourself are how to stay safe this season

Anyone out enjoying winter recreation in the Cariboo area should be aware of their surroundings and learn how to identify avalanche terrain and hazards to help keep themselves safe. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jack and Jill mysteriously disappeared from the Flying Rooster Farm in December. (Photo submitted).

Few leads in horse disappearance near 108 Mile Ranch

Owner said she won’t stop searching until Jack and Jill are home

Jack and Jill mysteriously disappeared from the Flying Rooster Farm in December. (Photo submitted).
Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)

Despite challenges our Cariboo spirit is strong: MP Todd Doherty

A look back at 2021 and the year ahead

  • Jan 7, 2022
Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
A secondary school teacher with the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District was suspended for two days in 2020 because of comments she made about students on social media. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake teacher suspended for Facebook comments made about students

Williams Lake area teacher Shannon Rerie was suspended for two days without pay in 2020

A secondary school teacher with the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District was suspended for two days in 2020 because of comments she made about students on social media. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the cancellation of Billy Barker Days in 2020 and 2021. (Observer File Photo)

Recovery funding announced for future events in Quesnel and Wells

Province is providing nearly $30 million in one-grants to more than 680 events

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the cancellation of Billy Barker Days in 2020 and 2021. (Observer File Photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: The upside of down: climate warming

Mild Cariboo fall is allowing more time for fall-like chores on the ranch

  • Dec 12, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
The District of Wells will be holding a by-election in early 2022 for mayor and three councillors. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Wells by-election set for early February

Nominations for mayor and council will open Tuesday, Dec. 21

The District of Wells will be holding a by-election in early 2022 for mayor and three councillors. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty speaks in the House of Commons. (House of Commons Photography)

‘Violence is not in their job description’; MP Doherty on protecting healthcare workers

MP Todd Doherty is advocating for making assault on healthcare workers an aggravating factor

Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty speaks in the House of Commons. (House of Commons Photography)
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel, Williams Lake and Vanderhoof. (File Photo)

Cariboo Cougars U18, U17 squads perfect during weekend games

The teams feature players from around the Cariboo region

  • Dec 6, 2021
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from Quesnel, Williams Lake and Vanderhoof. (File Photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: COVID and weather events are a double whammy

Forest fires, then COVID, and now floods have been a dramatic wake up call for us all

  • Dec 5, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
The District of Wells will be holding a by-election in early 2022 for mayor and three councillors. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The District of Wells will be holding a by-election in early 2022 for mayor and three councillors. (Rebecca Dyok photo)