Williams Lake

Darren Dodge has been hired to be Williams Lake RCMP’s new officer in charge. He takes on the the role Monday, Dec. 13. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel Staff Sergeant moves to Williams Lake

Richard Weseen will take over after Darren Dodge left to become acting inspector in the lakecity

Darren Dodge has been hired to be Williams Lake RCMP’s new officer in charge. He takes on the the role Monday, Dec. 13. (Photo submitted)
The Cariboo Regional District doesn’t anticipate any firehall closures due to an impending mandate that requires all contractors, volunteers and employees to be vaccinated. (Photo submitted)

CRD not anticipating closures of fire halls due to vaccine mandate

Policy is anticipated to come into effect in January for all employees, volunteers and contractors

The Cariboo Regional District doesn’t anticipate any firehall closures due to an impending mandate that requires all contractors, volunteers and employees to be vaccinated. (Photo submitted)
The 100 Mile District General Hospital. (File photo)

Housing needed to recruit doctors

Move could remove a major barrier in attracting medical professionals

The 100 Mile District General Hospital. (File photo)
A Williams Lake couple found their stolen truck almost two years after it was stolen. (Photo submitted)

‘What are the chances’: Williams Lake woman recovers stolen truck 2 years later in 100 Mile

Laura Zimmerman said she followed the truck on Highway 97 until it pulled into 100 Mile House

A Williams Lake couple found their stolen truck almost two years after it was stolen. (Photo submitted)
Sophie the St. John Ambulance therapy dog will be assisting at the COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children in Williams Lake Dec. 7, 8 and 9. (Photo submitted)

St. John Ambulance therapy dog to attend Williams Lake COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children

Owner Karen Wright hopes her therapy dog Sophie will be a cute distraction

Sophie the St. John Ambulance therapy dog will be assisting at the COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children in Williams Lake Dec. 7, 8 and 9. (Photo submitted)
The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake and on Dec. 10 Williams Lake First Nation will release preliminary results. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Preliminary results from St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School investigation to be released

Williams Lake First Nation will hold closed chiefs meeting, media conference Dec. 10

The investigation continues at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School near Williams Lake and on Dec. 10 Williams Lake First Nation will release preliminary results. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP are on scene near Lake City Secondary School Columneetza campus where staff and students are under lock-down due to a firearm-related investigation Friday, Nov. 19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP are on scene near Lake City Secondary School Columneetza campus where staff and students are under lock-down due to a firearm-related investigation Friday, Nov. 19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A rescued black bear cub from the 150 Mile House area will be spending the winter at Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers. (Northern Lights Wildlife Society photo)

Rescued black bears from Cariboo recuperating in Smithers rehab facility over winter

Northern Lights Wildfire Society most recently got a bear cub from 150 Mile House

A rescued black bear cub from the 150 Mile House area will be spending the winter at Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers. (Northern Lights Wildlife Society photo)
Unifor Local 3018 said it has reached a tentative deal for its workers at Gibraltar Mine. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)

Update: Union representing 500-plus Gibraltar Mine reaches tentative deal

Unifor Local 3018 president said the union had issued 72-hour strike notice on Monday, Nov. 15

Unifor Local 3018 said it has reached a tentative deal for its workers at Gibraltar Mine. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Climate and forage, a serious challenge and endeavor

Our climate needs us all to be effective to keep our food producing lands viable

  • Nov 13, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb has removed himself from all external city of Williams Lake appointments, but will continue as mayor. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb has removed himself from all external city of Williams Lake appointments, but will continue as mayor. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jocelyne Crate (RCMP handout)
Jocelyne Crate (RCMP handout)
Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb reads a written statement at council Nov. 2. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake City Council admonishes mayor, stops short of asking him to resign

Mayor Walt Cobb apologizes for offending, but says WLFN open letter was a ‘personal attack”

Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb reads a written statement at council Nov. 2. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars, left, and Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb officiated naming the Nekw7usem Bridge linking the RC Cotton Trail to Scout Island together earlier this year in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake mayor under fire for Facebook post about ‘other side of residential schools’

Council to respond after First Nation slams William Lake mayor’s post on residential schools

Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars, left, and Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb officiated naming the Nekw7usem Bridge linking the RC Cotton Trail to Scout Island together earlier this year in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
A Williams Lake man and his dog are recovering after his truck hit a soft shoulder on the Soda Creek Road and he rolled down the embankment 100 feet. (Photo submitted)

‘It’s a miracle he’s alive’: Williams Lake man, dog survive harrowing crash down cliff

Kayla Fehr said her brother Tyler Fehr and his dog Alpine are recovering

A Williams Lake man and his dog are recovering after his truck hit a soft shoulder on the Soda Creek Road and he rolled down the embankment 100 feet. (Photo submitted)
Hockey Canada has introduced a new policy for the 2021/2022 aimed at making hockey a safer more inclusive sport for all. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Hockey Canada enforcing new on-ice ‘maltreatment’ rule aimed at stopping discrimination

Minor hockey official: ‘I think players and coaches really need to read up on it’

Hockey Canada has introduced a new policy for the 2021/2022 aimed at making hockey a safer more inclusive sport for all. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Deni House is a long-term care facility in Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

One death connected to Deni House COVID-19 outbreak in Williams Lake: Interior Health

There are 10 residents and two staff who have COVID-19 at the long-term care facility

Deni House is a long-term care facility in Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Mike Rispin is the president of the Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Mike Rispin is the president of the Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
B.C.’s minister of transportation and infrastructure Rob Fleming, right, toured the Cariboo recently to see areas impacted by flooding and freshet. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
B.C.’s minister of transportation and infrastructure Rob Fleming, right, toured the Cariboo recently to see areas impacted by flooding and freshet. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)