Chilcotin

A build up of lint in a clothes dryer is believed to have caused a house fire in Alexis Creek Sunday evening, April 4, 2021. (Photo submitted)

Clothing dryer suspected cause of Alexis Creek home fire, owner wants to warn others

Neil Miller is thankful he still has his horses, community support and his life

 

A grass fire west of Williams Lake, seen here Tuesday, is considered to be being held by members of the BC Wildfire Service. (Photo submitted)

35-hectare grass fire west of Williams Lake is being held: BC Widlfire Service

Five BC Wildfire Service firefighters are on scene

 

An Elders complex is nearing completion in Tl’etinqox (Anaham). Launched before the COVID-19 pandemic, the project was delayed once the disease was declared a global health crisis. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

A first in the Chilcotin: Tl’etinqox builds six-unit Elders complex

“It’s exciting,” says Chief Joe Alphonse

 

Loretta Jeff Combs and Peyal Laceese with their daughter Nildziyenhiyah stand in front of their pit house which they hope to be able to move into next spring. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

A pit house for a Tsilhqot’in family

Family reconnects with traditional ways of life west of Williams Lake

Loretta Jeff Combs and Peyal Laceese with their daughter Nildziyenhiyah stand in front of their pit house which they hope to be able to move into next spring. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Yunesit’in Chief Russell Myers Ross not seeking re-election

Yunesit’in Chief Russell Myers Ross not seeking re-election

Yunesit’in First Nation will have a new leader come Sept. 9

Yunesit’in Chief Russell Myers Ross not seeking re-election
Nimpo Lake General Store owner Richard Simon learned there were a small number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Nimpo Lake area Tuesday, but said as he has not been contacted directly by Vancouver Health Authority he is assuming his store was not exposed. (Photo submitted)

West Chilcotin getting busier with tourists, notices store owner

Restrict COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines in place

Nimpo Lake General Store owner Richard Simon learned there were a small number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Nimpo Lake area Tuesday, but said as he has not been contacted directly by Vancouver Health Authority he is assuming his store was not exposed. (Photo submitted)
B.C. health authorities continue to urge people in all communities to take precautions against COVID-19 exposure. (Image courtesy the CDC)

Cases of COVID-19 identified in West Chilcotin

A small number of cases in Nimpo Lake area

B.C. health authorities continue to urge people in all communities to take precautions against COVID-19 exposure. (Image courtesy the CDC)
A wild horse blends in with the fall colours along the Meldrum Creek Road in the Chilcotin on Saturday, Oct. 21. (Michael White photo)
A wild horse blends in with the fall colours along the Meldrum Creek Road in the Chilcotin on Saturday, Oct. 21. (Michael White photo)
Chilcotin River Trading is anticipated to open early 2021. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

B.C. First Nation breaks ground on $4.5 million gas bar in the Chilcotin

Chilcotin River Trading at Tl’etinqox will feature a grocery store, café and more

Chilcotin River Trading is anticipated to open early 2021. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.
Xeni Gwet’in Chief Jimmy Lulua said the community has been working on a clean energy plan for the past 20 years. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Clean energy project to improve living standards at Xeni Gwet’in First Nation

Diesel use for electricity generation will be reduced by approximately 50,000 litres per year

Xeni Gwet’in Chief Jimmy Lulua said the community has been working on a clean energy plan for the past 20 years. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Chief Jimmy Lulua says Xeni Gwet’in is ready to establish the Declared Title Area as a world-class showcase of Indigenous governance. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Chief Jimmy Lulua says Xeni Gwet’in is ready to establish the Declared Title Area as a world-class showcase of Indigenous governance. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Marv Machura has a released the music video ‘War in the Chilcotin’. (YouTube image)

New music video sheds light on Chilcotin War of 1864

The neo-folk song and video has been released by Marv Machura

Marv Machura has a released the music video ‘War in the Chilcotin’. (YouTube image)
An Anahim Lake man is facing multiple charges following an incident on Feb. 1st. (File photo)

Anahim Lake RCMP: ‘This type of crime is not normally seen in our small, tight-knit community’

Maverick West facing attempted murder charge in connection with Anahim Lake incident

An Anahim Lake man is facing multiple charges following an incident on Feb. 1st. (File photo)