Williams Lake

More than 60 cm of snow has fallen at Ulkatcho First Nation near Anahim Lake in the Chilcotin since a snowfall warning went into effect Thursday, Nov. 26. (Graham West photo)

VIDEO: More than 60 cm of snowfall in Chilcotin since Thursday, Nov. 26

Graham West of Ulkatcho First Nation captures the scene on video

 

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

 

Williams Lake RCMP protect the scene of a home. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake RCMP investigating two suspicious deaths in city subdivision

The bodies were discovered Tuesday, Nov. 17

 

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)
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)
A 34-year-old man was treated for a gunshot wound in Williams Lake Monday, Oct 19, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake man treated for gunshot wound after accidental shooting: RCMP

Police are reminding residents to ensure firearms are not loaded when handling them

A 34-year-old man was treated for a gunshot wound in Williams Lake Monday, Oct 19, 2020. (Angie Mindus 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)
Williams Lake Chief and Council are thrilled with having entered into a government-to-government agreement with B.C. under section 119 of the Cannabis Control Licensing Act. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake First Nation inks historic cannabis deal with B.C. government

The agreement paves the way for WLFN to sell cannabis to the government, and open stores across B.C.

Williams Lake Chief and Council are thrilled with having entered into a government-to-government agreement with B.C. under section 119 of the Cannabis Control Licensing Act. (Photo submitted)
A candlelight vigil was held near the Redstone Gas Bar on Wednesday, Sept. 2 for 17-year-old Nevada Billy. Tsideldel First Nation Chief Otis Guichon called her death a tragedy. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Tsilhqot’in chief sounds alarm as community mourns loss of 3 youth in 6 weeks

“Covid-19 is going around but that’s not what’s killing us —it’s alcohol and drugs.”

A candlelight vigil was held near the Redstone Gas Bar on Wednesday, Sept. 2 for 17-year-old Nevada Billy. Tsideldel First Nation Chief Otis Guichon called her death a tragedy. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
Police have released details of a fatal collision on Saturday on Chimney Lake Road. (File photo)

Motorcycle crash on Chimney Lake Road claims life of Williams Lake man

Driver may have been avoiding wildlife, say police

Police have released details of a fatal collision on Saturday on Chimney Lake Road. (File photo)
(Black Press Media files)

Motorcycle driver injured in Sunday afternoon crash near Williams Lake

A pickup truck is believed to have pulled out in front of the northbound motorcycle

(Black Press Media files)
Interior Health has re-issued a drug alert warning of continued overdose activity in Williams Lake and area, following up to an alert issued on July 10. (File photo))                                Two samples of crystal meth testing positive for fentanyl in Penticton has prompted an overdose alert by Interior Health. (File photo)

Increased overdoses in Williams Lake prompt second warning from health authority

Paramedics responded to 11 overdose calls so far in July, 10 in June, five in May

Interior Health has re-issued a drug alert warning of continued overdose activity in Williams Lake and area, following up to an alert issued on July 10. (File photo))                                Two samples of crystal meth testing positive for fentanyl in Penticton has prompted an overdose alert by Interior Health. (File photo)
Members of Central Cariboo Search and Rescue, seen here at a practice session, used their rope technician skills Wednesday, July 29, to rescue a hang glider caught in a tree 25 metres above the ground. (Photo submitted)

Hang glider rescued after wind gust lands them 25-metres up tree south of Quesnel

Emergency crews were called to the incident at Soda Creek Wednesday, July 29

Members of Central Cariboo Search and Rescue, seen here at a practice session, used their rope technician skills Wednesday, July 29, to rescue a hang glider caught in a tree 25 metres above the ground. (Photo submitted)
An eagle found sitting on a railway track near Lac La Hache was sent to the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society in Delta after being rescued by Michelle Obre from 140 Mile House. (Michelle Obre photo)

Eagle rescued in the Cariboo near railway track sent for rehabilitation

Michelle Obre spied the eagle Saturday near Wright Station Road

An eagle found sitting on a railway track near Lac La Hache was sent to the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society in Delta after being rescued by Michelle Obre from 140 Mile House. (Michelle Obre photo)

DOWN TO EARTH: Do I have to still save water with all this rain?

By Jenny Howell A big part of my day to day job…

  • Jul 19, 2020
Andrew Brown is the designer and entrepreneur behind the product and company known as Furr Dogz a fun way to both groom and clean your dog. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Williams Lake entrepreneur confident in success of portable pet cleaning station

Andrew Brown is the creator of Furr Dogz portable pet cleaning station

Andrew Brown is the designer and entrepreneur behind the product and company known as Furr Dogz a fun way to both groom and clean your dog. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Christopher Lloyd Dixon. (Photo submitted)

RCMP seek man facing sexual assault charges

Police believe he may be living on central Vancouver Island but also has a history in the Cariboo region

  • Jul 7, 2020
Christopher Lloyd Dixon. (Photo submitted)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Quesnel and Williams Lake stating that 20 to 40 mm of rain is possible between Tuesday June 30 and Thursday July 2. (NEWS file photo)

Special weather statement in effect for Quesnel and Williams Lake

Environment Canada says 20 to 40 mm of rain is possible through Thursday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Quesnel and Williams Lake stating that 20 to 40 mm of rain is possible between Tuesday June 30 and Thursday July 2. (NEWS file photo)