Williams Lake

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)
Jerry and Lori Rushton are grateful to be together again, and for the outpouring of community support they received when Lori went missing from her South Lakeside home Thursday, Oct. 14. She was found Saturday, Oct. 16 after spending two nights lost in the forest near their home. (Angie Mindus photo)

VIDEO: Williams Lake couple grateful for outpouring of support during 3-day search

“It seemed like people from all over the world were praying for me.”

Jerry and Lori Rushton are grateful to be together again, and for the outpouring of community support they received when Lori went missing from her South Lakeside home Thursday, Oct. 14. She was found Saturday, Oct. 16 after spending two nights lost in the forest near their home. (Angie Mindus photo)
The Sea-Can (shipping container) that stores the McLeese Lake Recycling Depot was stolen last week. (Photo submitted)

Thieves make off with 20-foot shipping container, a McLeese Lake recycling centre

McLeese Lake, Tyee Lake and Soda Creek Valley residents are disappointed and heartbroken: Forseth

The Sea-Can (shipping container) that stores the McLeese Lake Recycling Depot was stolen last week. (Photo submitted)
Lori Rushton found safe and sound is embraced by her niece Marnie Howell. (Photo submitted)

VIDEO: Missing Williams Lake senior Lori Rushton found alive

Lori Rushton disappeared from her home on Evergreen Street on South Lakeside Thursday afternoon

Lori Rushton found safe and sound is embraced by her niece Marnie Howell. (Photo submitted)
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from across the region. (File Photo)

Northern Capitals, Cariboo Cougars compete in Prince George

The local rep minor hockey teams played games in their respective leagues

  • Oct 12, 2021
The Cariboo Cougars and Northern Capitals include players from across the region. (File Photo)
Rudy Johnson, 98, enjoys playing the accordion, and is often asked to play for the ladies at Seniors Village where he lives. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CASUAL COUNTRY 2021: The legacy of Rudy Johnson and the bridge

“I could never have built the bridge today - not with all the red tape.”

Rudy Johnson, 98, enjoys playing the accordion, and is often asked to play for the ladies at Seniors Village where he lives. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Habitat Remediation Working Group takes a tour in 2020 of what was then the newly-constructed confluence of Edney and Hazeltine Creek channels. Mount Polley Mine is expected to reopen by September, 2021. (Photo submitted)

LETTER: Workable permits will help us restart Mount Polley Mine

At present, we are very pleased with our tangible environmental remediation results

  • Oct 8, 2021
Habitat Remediation Working Group takes a tour in 2020 of what was then the newly-constructed confluence of Edney and Hazeltine Creek channels. Mount Polley Mine is expected to reopen by September, 2021. (Photo submitted)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Matching cattle to available feed

However selling early means the cattle have to come in off the range, writes David Zirnhelt

  • Oct 2, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Debbie Fadenrecht gives a ‘whoop, whoop’ and a thumb’s up to residents who are vaccinated, as they line up for COVID testing Friday, Sept. 24. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘It’s all hands on deck’; COVID-19 testing ramps up in Williams Lake

Interior Health staff are working hard to meet the demand

Debbie Fadenrecht gives a ‘whoop, whoop’ and a thumb’s up to residents who are vaccinated, as they line up for COVID testing Friday, Sept. 24. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Fire Cenre has rescinded open burning prohibitions. (Black Press Media photo)

Cariboo Fire Centre rescinds open burning prohibitions

Cool, wet weather has reduced the fire danger rating

  • Sep 23, 2021
The Cariboo Fire Cenre has rescinded open burning prohibitions. (Black Press Media photo)
People held signs outside the courthouse Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

Williams Lake woman sentenced to two years in prison for death of two teens in crash

Dallas Judd-Rekunyk pleaded guilty causing the deaths of Autumn Weir and Faith Liberty Unger

People held signs outside the courthouse Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Polls will remain open until 7 p.m. (Black Press File Photo)

VIDEO: Quesnel, Williams Lake voters give their thoughts at the polls

What brought voters to the polls in Quesnel and Williams Lake

Polls will remain open until 7 p.m. (Black Press File Photo)
The Northern Capitals kick off their season with a tournament in Calgary. (Northern Capitals Facebook)

Northern Capitals name roster, kick off season with Calgary tournament

Players from Vanderhoof, Quesnel and Williams Lake are on the Female U18 AAA roster

The Northern Capitals kick off their season with a tournament in Calgary. (Northern Capitals Facebook)
Connie Thompson of Williams Lake is the winner of the 87th annual PNE Home Draw. (Photo submitted)

‘I’m still on cloud nine,’ said Williams Lake winner of 87th Annual PNE prize home

Connie Thompson said she has been purchasing tickets for the draw for a few years

Connie Thompson of Williams Lake is the winner of the 87th annual PNE Home Draw. (Photo submitted)
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer.

FOREST INK: Some options to consider for future wildfire programs

The activities to address this damage is covered by the Wildfire Act and Regulations

  • Sep 12, 2021
Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer.
Todd Doherty is seeking a third term as MP in the Cariboo-Prince George riding. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)

Election 2021 Cariboo-Prince George Q&A: Todd Doherty, Conservative Party of Canada

We asked the candidates four questions, here are Doherty’s answers

  • Sep 12, 2021
Todd Doherty is seeking a third term as MP in the Cariboo-Prince George riding. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
Jeremy Gustafson is the People’s Party of Candidate in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo-Prince George People’s Party of Canada candidate moved to Horsefly two months ago

After reading the PPC platform Gustafson said he became convinced it was the party for him

Jeremy Gustafson is the People’s Party of Candidate in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Photo submitted)