Williams Lake

The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.

Electoral boundary review underway

Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North could be amalgamated into one

The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.
Timothy Cail won $57,859.20 on a Lotto 6/49 ticket while shopping with his daughter. (BCLC photo submitted)

Father-daughter shopping trip nets Williams Lake man $57K lottery win

Timothy Cail purchased his ticket at the Pine Centre Mall

  • Apr 20, 2022
Timothy Cail won $57,859.20 on a Lotto 6/49 ticket while shopping with his daughter. (BCLC photo submitted)
RCMP confirm a woman died as a result of a single vehicle collision in Williams Lake April 19, 2022. (File photo)

Early morning crash claims life of woman in Williams Lake Easter weekend

Police believe alcohol may have been a factor in the single vehicle incident

RCMP confirm a woman died as a result of a single vehicle collision in Williams Lake April 19, 2022. (File photo)
A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Five municipalities in Cariboo Fire Centre get FireSmart grants

They will receive nearly $700K in funding from Community Resiliency Investment grants

A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The cemetery at Tl’etinqox First Nation will be part of an investigation into an historic hospital fire in the community that claimed the lives of 12 children ranging in ages of babies to 10 years old. (Photo submitted)
The cemetery at Tl’etinqox First Nation will be part of an investigation into an historic hospital fire in the community that claimed the lives of 12 children ranging in ages of babies to 10 years old. (Photo submitted)
The workshops at Yunesit’in were set up in stations, where different aspects of the landscape and ecosystem were explored and incorporated into the mixed-media canvas pieces by participants. (Cindy Charleyboy photo)

Cariboo Art Beat workshops combine fire and art

Williams Lake workshops help build bridges between First Nations and government

The workshops at Yunesit’in were set up in stations, where different aspects of the landscape and ecosystem were explored and incorporated into the mixed-media canvas pieces by participants. (Cindy Charleyboy photo)
Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons is still pressing the provincial government to stop the cow moose hunt. Currently the government issues about 400 LEH tags for cow moose in B.C. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cow Moose Sign founder honoured for efforts to conserve B.C. moose population

Williams Lake’s Dan Simmons continues to push government to stop issuing all LEH tags for cow moose

Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons is still pressing the provincial government to stop the cow moose hunt. Currently the government issues about 400 LEH tags for cow moose in B.C. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake was located and recovered after the Alexis RCMP received a call from the public. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Stolen CCSAR truck recovered, specialized tools still missing

The Alexis RCMP located the truck after receiving a tip from the public

A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake was located and recovered after the Alexis RCMP received a call from the public. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer.

FOREST INK: Use old growth deferral period to look at future harvesting options

We need accurate data on our forest inventories

  • Apr 10, 2022
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer.
2009 Total Ice Titans back row from left manager Andrea Moe, assistant coach Phil Vaugeois, assistant Ryan Campbell, Brendan Gooding, Aysen Lucas, London Croy, players Brendan Roberts, Lorne Moe, Luca Vaugeois, Marek Lowndes, head coach Tyrel Lucas, front row from left players Memphis Rosette, Marquis Vaugeois, Quinn Pecor, Kendon MacKinnon, Madden Benvin, Colton Campbell and Chace Aslin. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake’s 2009 Total Ice Titans win HSL tourney in Alberta

“I’m proud of the boys,” said head coach Tyrell Lucas

2009 Total Ice Titans back row from left manager Andrea Moe, assistant coach Phil Vaugeois, assistant Ryan Campbell, Brendan Gooding, Aysen Lucas, London Croy, players Brendan Roberts, Lorne Moe, Luca Vaugeois, Marek Lowndes, head coach Tyrel Lucas, front row from left players Memphis Rosette, Marquis Vaugeois, Quinn Pecor, Kendon MacKinnon, Madden Benvin, Colton Campbell and Chace Aslin. (Photo submitted)
Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RECOVERED: Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck is back home, some tools missing

CCSAR Chief Rick White says he’s relieved the specialized truck has been found

Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
There were multiple RCMP vehicles in the vicinity of Cameron Street between First and Second Avenue Thursday morning March 31. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RCMP seize drugs, several firearms, cash in Williams Lake, make four arrests

A search warrant was executed at a residence in the 100 block of Cameron Street Thursday, March 31

There were multiple RCMP vehicles in the vicinity of Cameron Street between First and Second Avenue Thursday morning March 31. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Search and rescue truck, tools stolen from Williams Lake

Residents asked to report any sightings of the unique emergency response truck

A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake First Nation councillor Rick Gilbert is part of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis delegation meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican inn Rome and snapped this photograph from his seat in the fourth row. (Rick Gilbert photo)

Williams Lake First Nation councillor witnesses historic apology from Pope Francis

Rick Gilbert is a residential school survivor from St. Joseph’s Mission and currently in Rome

Williams Lake First Nation councillor Rick Gilbert is part of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis delegation meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican inn Rome and snapped this photograph from his seat in the fourth row. (Rick Gilbert photo)
A pipe discharging effluent into Quesnel Lake as part of an interim permit for the Mount Polley Mine. (Submitted photo)

Mount Polley mine northeast of Williams Lake aims for recommissioning by late April

Mine ramping back up and seeking extension on effluent release into Quesnel River

A pipe discharging effluent into Quesnel Lake as part of an interim permit for the Mount Polley Mine. (Submitted photo)
Tyson, Morris, Merritt, and Shina Biblow are enjoying family life at Miocene. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo family settling into everyday life after mom has open heart surgery during pregnancy

Shina Biblow and her family live on their ranch at Miocene

Tyson, Morris, Merritt, and Shina Biblow are enjoying family life at Miocene. (Photo submitted)
Prime Minister Trudeau meets with Williams Lake First Nation elder and residential school survivor Rose Johnson while visiting WLFN on Wednesday, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘I’m here to listen,’: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Williams Lake First Nation

Federal government pledges $2.9 million in new funding to support ongoing St. Joseph’s Mission investigation

Prime Minister Trudeau meets with Williams Lake First Nation elder and residential school survivor Rose Johnson while visiting WLFN on Wednesday, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at Williams Lake First Nation Wednesday morning, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

LIVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Williams Lake First Nation

The PM is at Williams Lake First Nation’s administration building near Williams Lake

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at Williams Lake First Nation Wednesday morning, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Christy Smith. (Photo submitted)

New book offers tools for economic reconciliation between Indigenous peoples, resource sector

Author Christy Smith worked in the Williams Lake area, prior to relocating to K’moks First Nation

Christy Smith. (Photo submitted)
Volunteers at a shelter for Ukrainian refugees on the outskirts of Prague in the Czech Republic organize shoes and clothing for refugees on Monday, March 14. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo woman fundraising for Ukrainian refugee shelter near Prague

‘We are doing our best to help out financially from across the Atlantic Ocean’: Sandra Kelly Klassen

Volunteers at a shelter for Ukrainian refugees on the outskirts of Prague in the Czech Republic organize shoes and clothing for refugees on Monday, March 14. (Photo submitted)