Williams Lake

Hans Best, 18, of Smithers dresses up as Cody Call from C+ Rodeos in Williams Lake for Halloween. (Lissa Bradley photo)

Smithers teen goes as 150 Mile House C+ Rodeos bull fighter for Halloween

Bull fighter Cody Call, 24, made a lasting impression on Hans Best, 18, last August

Hans Best, 18, of Smithers dresses up as Cody Call from C+ Rodeos in Williams Lake for Halloween. (Lissa Bradley photo)
A truck fire prompted a response from members of the Williams Lake Fire Department Sunday morning, Oct. 30. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A truck fire prompted a response from members of the Williams Lake Fire Department Sunday morning, Oct. 30. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo-Prince George Conservative MP Todd Doherty speaks about mental health during a debate in the House Of Commons Thursday, Oct. 20. (Video screen shot image)

Cariboo-Prince George MP shares own childhood trauma during mental health debate

It was the first time Todd Doherty spooke about the topic in public, he said

Cariboo-Prince George Conservative MP Todd Doherty speaks about mental health during a debate in the House Of Commons Thursday, Oct. 20. (Video screen shot image)
Patrick and Kyla Power of Williams Lake have been charged with property offences after being arrested by the Quesnel RCMP. (Black Press file photo)

Williams Lake couple arrested in Quesnel for property crime offences

“These travelling criminals have no boundaries,” said Sgt. Clay Kronebusch

Patrick and Kyla Power of Williams Lake have been charged with property offences after being arrested by the Quesnel RCMP. (Black Press file photo)
RCMP are advising motorists to use caution as some roads may be icy.

Icy sections have Williams Lake RCMP advising motorists to slow down on morning commute

Staff Sgt. Del Byron said there have already been 2 crashes

RCMP are advising motorists to use caution as some roads may be icy.
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Williams Lake businesses work together to capture shoplifter spending nights in stores

A suspect was arrested the next day while attempting to steal from the second business

  • Oct 25, 2022
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Conservation officers seized five firearms during an arrest Thursday, Oct. 20 west of Williams Lake where three individuals were hunting at night on private property. (BC Conservation Officer Service photo)

Night hunting on private property west of Williams Lake leads to 3 arrests

The individuals were hunting with high powered lights

  • Oct 24, 2022
Conservation officers seized five firearms during an arrest Thursday, Oct. 20 west of Williams Lake where three individuals were hunting at night on private property. (BC Conservation Officer Service photo)
Fall is the perfect time to check that your bat box is well-attached, water-tight and clean, ready to offer a safe roosting site for bats in spring. (Habitat Acquisition Trust photo)

Trick or … a weed pull? Ways to help Cariboo bat populations at risk

Bat-friendly landscaping can help bats at Halloween

  • Oct 22, 2022
Fall is the perfect time to check that your bat box is well-attached, water-tight and clean, ready to offer a safe roosting site for bats in spring. (Habitat Acquisition Trust photo)
Archaeology crews have discovered a roasting pit feature at the Boitanio Mall site where excavation is underway to replace a sewer pipe. (Submitted photo)

Archaeology crews unearth fire pit, roasting pit at Williams Lake mall excavation site

‘The roasting pit is super significant because we rarely find them,’ said Whitney Spearing.

Archaeology crews have discovered a roasting pit feature at the Boitanio Mall site where excavation is underway to replace a sewer pipe. (Submitted photo)
Surinderpal Rathor stopped in a city hall Monday, Oct. 17 to discuss how things move forward following his election win Saturday night, Oct. 15. Rathor said he's thrilled to move the city forward together. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Surinderpal Rathor stopped in a city hall Monday, Oct. 17 to discuss how things move forward following his election win Saturday night, Oct. 15. Rathor said he's thrilled to move the city forward together. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
There’s a reason any discussion of the Cariboo naturally heads outdoors, particularly in the warmer seasons: No matter your passion or chosen pursuit, you’ll likely find it here! Photo courtesy Tourism Cariboo

Under sunny skies, adventures are epic in the Cariboo!

Vast sunny skylines, endless lakes, and welcoming smiles as wide as the…

  • Oct 17, 2022
There’s a reason any discussion of the Cariboo naturally heads outdoors, particularly in the warmer seasons: No matter your passion or chosen pursuit, you’ll likely find it here! Photo courtesy Tourism Cariboo
Enjoy the weather Sunday because Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Cariboo region including Williams Lake and Quesnel with high winds on Monday gusting up to 70 km/hour. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Special weather statement issued for Cariboo Monday, Oct. 10

Ahead of a cold front there will be wind gusts up to 70 km/hour

Enjoy the weather Sunday because Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Cariboo region including Williams Lake and Quesnel with high winds on Monday gusting up to 70 km/hour. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP and Williams Lake Fire Department are on scene at a fire across the rail tracks and Mackenzie Avenue in Williams Lake Friday morning, Oct. 7. (Photo submitted)

RCMP, firefighters respond to fire at camp across the train tracks in Williams Lake

The fire is believed to be a camp, located in the 300 block of Mackenzie Avenue

  • Oct 7, 2022
Williams Lake RCMP and Williams Lake Fire Department are on scene at a fire across the rail tracks and Mackenzie Avenue in Williams Lake Friday morning, Oct. 7. (Photo submitted)
Beekeeper John Hoyrup placed sections of a dead snag where honey bees had been living on top of bee boxes in order to rehome the bees whose snag was cut down. (Tara Larocque photo)

Meant to bee? A Cariboo landowner finds honey bee colony on property

Tara Larocque found a wild honey bee colony in a dead snag on her property, or did they find her?

Beekeeper John Hoyrup placed sections of a dead snag where honey bees had been living on top of bee boxes in order to rehome the bees whose snag was cut down. (Tara Larocque photo)
About 100 people gathered Sunday, Oct. 2 outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment to mourn the loss of 21-year-old Surrance Myers who died Oct. 1 while in police custody. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Police watchdog investigating in-custody death of young Williams Lake man

The IIO is appealing to the public for any information relevant to the investigation

About 100 people gathered Sunday, Oct. 2 outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment to mourn the loss of 21-year-old Surrance Myers who died Oct. 1 while in police custody. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Casey Myers, the father of Surrance Myers, receives support from community members during a candlelight vigil outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment Sunday evening (Oct. 2). Casey said he was notified Saturday evening that his son died in police cells. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Family looks for answers into death of young Indigenous man in Williams Lake RCMP cells

Surrance Myers’ family said they were notified Saturday that their son died in police custody

Casey Myers, the father of Surrance Myers, receives support from community members during a candlelight vigil outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment Sunday evening (Oct. 2). Casey said he was notified Saturday evening that his son died in police cells. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Tyler MacGregor has been doing day surgeries at Cariboo Memorial Hospital as part of a visiting specialists program within Interior Health . (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Casual Country)
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Tyler MacGregor has been doing day surgeries at Cariboo Memorial Hospital as part of a visiting specialists program within Interior Health . (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Casual Country)
Orange Shirt Day founder Phyllis Webstad from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation lives in Williams Lake, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Orange Shirt Society founder hopeful for future of Indigenous families

Phyllis Webstad will be at Niagara Fall for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Orange Shirt Day founder Phyllis Webstad from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation lives in Williams Lake, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A geotechnical map provided by the CRD and city of Williams Lake identifies of high and moderate hazard

Williams Lake, Cariboo Regional District release slope stability study

Areas within the city and regional district have been identified as moderate or high concern

A geotechnical map provided by the CRD and city of Williams Lake identifies of high and moderate hazard
If you have any information about this robbery, please contact the Williams Lake RCMP at (250) 392-6211. (File image)

Victim receives substantial injuries during violent robbery in Williams Lake

Police report the crime occurred Saturday morning

If you have any information about this robbery, please contact the Williams Lake RCMP at (250) 392-6211. (File image)