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Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of the Cariboo and Chilcotin. The photo above was taken at 4 p.m. in downtown Williams Lake Friday, Aug 19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Severe thunderstorm watch in place for Cariboo, Chilcotin

The watch includes Williams Lake and Quesnel

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of the Cariboo and Chilcotin. The photo above was taken at 4 p.m. in downtown Williams Lake Friday, Aug 19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly’s Arts on the Fly 2022 lineup revealed

Music festival releases lineup for Sept. event includes Juno award-winning Pharis and Jason Romero

The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Retired Fire Chief Randy Isfeld handed the chief’s hat to new Williams Lake Fire Chief Erick Peterson in September, 2018, a tradition in with the fire department. (Angie Mindus file photo)

Williams Lake fire chief makes move to oversee Abbotsford fire rescue services

Erick Peterson has been leading the Williams Lake Fire Department for the past four years

Retired Fire Chief Randy Isfeld handed the chief’s hat to new Williams Lake Fire Chief Erick Peterson in September, 2018, a tradition in with the fire department. (Angie Mindus file photo)
The family of the late Byron Louie gathered for the unveiling of a new sign at the Sugar Cane Ball Diamond where the park was renamed in his honour on Saturday, Aug. 13. (Photo submitted)

COVID casualty, tournament organizer memorialized with Sugar Cane Ball Diamond dedication

Byron Louie died from COVID-19 in January, 2021 six days before his 47th birthday

The family of the late Byron Louie gathered for the unveiling of a new sign at the Sugar Cane Ball Diamond where the park was renamed in his honour on Saturday, Aug. 13. (Photo submitted)
Danelle Mathewson of Williams Lake has been located. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Williams Lake woman reported missing has been found

The family said Wednesday evening she was located safe and sound

Danelle Mathewson of Williams Lake has been located. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake RCMP attended a licenced establishment on August 5, 2022 after a report of patrons assaulting staff. (Black Press Media files)

Couple arrested after staff at bar assaulted in Williams Lake

RCMP attended an establishment after a report of patrons assaulting staff

Williams Lake RCMP attended a licenced establishment on August 5, 2022 after a report of patrons assaulting staff. (Black Press Media files)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
Christie Blaquiere is an HR consultant with go2HR and is based out of Williams Lake to provide free support to tourism and hospitality industry businesses in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Free HR consulting available to tourism and hospitality businesses in Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Provincial funding is making resources available to aid in tourism sector recovery

Christie Blaquiere is an HR consultant with go2HR and is based out of Williams Lake to provide free support to tourism and hospitality industry businesses in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Macy the kitten is recovering from an amputation of her leg at the Williams Lake SPCA after she was found injured alongside the highway. (SPCA photo)

BC SPCA seeks help for amputee kitten in Williams Lake

Macy the kitten is recovering after she was found along highway with shattered femur

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Macy the kitten is recovering from an amputation of her leg at the Williams Lake SPCA after she was found injured alongside the highway. (SPCA photo)
The North District RCMP Emergency Response Team from Prince George is stationed outside a home in the 1200 block of Pigeon Avenue in Williams Lake Thursday, July 28. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake RCMP arrest two people, seize firearms

A man, 30, and woman, 26, were released to appear in court in December

The North District RCMP Emergency Response Team from Prince George is stationed outside a home in the 1200 block of Pigeon Avenue in Williams Lake Thursday, July 28. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the UBCIC, left, June North, widow of the man who died by suicide and Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars all spoke during a press conference held Tuesday, July 19. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘In shock and mourning’: Indigenous leaders demand inquiry into fatal RCMP incident

Incident of man threatening self harm in Williams Lake ended tragically July 10

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the UBCIC, left, June North, widow of the man who died by suicide and Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars all spoke during a press conference held Tuesday, July 19. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Explore local Indigenous history and culture at the award-winning Xatśūll Heritage Village, north of Williams Lake. Arkitek Creative photo

Ready for a roadtrip? It’s time to explore the Cariboo!

Whether you have a few days or a few weeks, B.C.’s Cariboo…

Explore local Indigenous history and culture at the award-winning Xatśūll Heritage Village, north of Williams Lake. Arkitek Creative photo
Williams Lake RCMP were called to a residence at the corner of Smedley Street and Eleventh Avenue early Sunday (July 10) morning for a report of an armed man considering self-harm. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Man found dead in Williams Lake home with weapon following negotiation with police

RCMP called to man’s home Sunday (July 10) for report he was considering self-harm

Williams Lake RCMP were called to a residence at the corner of Smedley Street and Eleventh Avenue early Sunday (July 10) morning for a report of an armed man considering self-harm. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Clouds are beginning to roll into the sky above Williams Lake with a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the Quesnel, Williams Lake and Chilcotin areas Thursday, July 7. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Quesnel, Williams Lake, Chilcotin areas

Conditions are favourable to produce strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain

Clouds are beginning to roll into the sky above Williams Lake with a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the Quesnel, Williams Lake and Chilcotin areas Thursday, July 7. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
RCMP released an image of Jordell Sellars in December, 2019 in relation to firearms offences. (RCMP photo)

Jordell Sellars, 33, charged in Williams Lake Stampede shooting that left 2 injured

Sellars is expected to make an appearance in Williams Lake Provincial Court July 4

RCMP released an image of Jordell Sellars in December, 2019 in relation to firearms offences. (RCMP photo)
RCMP are still on scene Monday morning (July 4) after a shooting at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds Sunday injured two. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

BREAKING: Innocent bystander injured in Williams Lake Stampede shooting

The woman was in a lineup getting food when she was hit

RCMP are still on scene Monday morning (July 4) after a shooting at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds Sunday injured two. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Two people were shot outside the grandstands of the Williams Lake Stampede Sunday (July 3). (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)
Two people were shot outside the grandstands of the Williams Lake Stampede Sunday (July 3). (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)
Various First Nations groups including the Tsilhqot’in National Government are coming to the defense of AFN National Chief Roseanne Archibald who was suspended on June 17. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tŝilhqot’in voices support for AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald amid complaint probe

TNG said it stands with Archibald’s call for a forensic audit, fundamental reform at AFN

Various First Nations groups including the Tsilhqot’in National Government are coming to the defense of AFN National Chief Roseanne Archibald who was suspended on June 17. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the Cariboo region Tuesday, June 28. Earlier this month residents on the west side of the city were rocked with an intense thunder and lightning storm. (Matthew Watson photo)

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Cariboo

Watch for hail late Tuesday afternoon

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the Cariboo region Tuesday, June 28. Earlier this month residents on the west side of the city were rocked with an intense thunder and lightning storm. (Matthew Watson photo)
Jessica Mackay holds her 2-year-old daughter Maggie at Ten Mile Lake Provincial Park on a sunny Sunday, June 26. The park was bustling with swimmers, boaters, kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders eager to take up the Cariboo’s first hot stretch of summer. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

City of Quesnel seeks grant for joint project on extreme heat

The project would be with the City of Williams Lake and the District of 100 Mile House

Jessica Mackay holds her 2-year-old daughter Maggie at Ten Mile Lake Provincial Park on a sunny Sunday, June 26. The park was bustling with swimmers, boaters, kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders eager to take up the Cariboo’s first hot stretch of summer. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)