Monica Lamb-Yorski

Cariboo Fire Centre receives reports of abandoned campfires

The Cariboo Fire Centre is reminding the public to make sure to extinguish campfires

PHOTO GALLERY: Salvation Army serves a Thanksgiving Dinner

More than 100 people enjoyed a turkey dinner with all the trimmings at the Salvation Army in Williams Lake Friday.

PHOTO: SD 27 cross country run underway in Boitanio Park

Students in grades 3 to 7 from around the district are participating in the annual cross country run Friday in Williams Lake.

Rodeo generosity goes a long way

A father and son travelled from Buck Lake, Alta. to support the Williams Lake Stampede Association’s wildfire relief fudraiser.

Wildfire concerns heard loud and clear at UBCM

Local government leaders were happy to see wildfire resolutions endorsed at last week’s Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention.

Community Living Month celebrated

The Williams Lake Association for Community Living invites the community to a celebration on Oct. 11 to mark Community Living Month.

Council approves additional $567,000 for paving

Fox Mountain Road, Westridge Drive and Woodland Drive have been added into the City’s 2017-2018 paving rehabilitation program.

Ranchers in lakecity for calf and cow sales

Dozens of producers are in Williams Lake this week for the B.C. Livestock Producers Association calf sale taking place Wednesday and cow sale Thursday.

Stampeders narrowly lose opener to Terrace River Kings

The Williams Lake Stampeders fell 5-4 to the Terrace River Kings Sunday at the Cariboo Memorial Complex

Museum’s future discussed at special meeting

The past, present and future of the Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin was discussed at a special meeting hosted by the museum board in city hall chambers last Thursday.

VIDEO: Job fair bustling at the Cariboo Memorial Complex

It’s bustling at the Cariboo Memorial Complex’s Gibraltar Room this morning with…

Rescued dog being trained to comfort others

Eric Castonguay of Williams Lake is training his dog Beau as a service dog.

Vehicle restrictions targeting resident hunters BC Wildlife Federation says

Last Friday the Ministry of Forests announced vehicle restrictions for people hunting in areas impacted by the summer’s wildfires.

Inspection of Highway 20 bridge underway

An engineering firm is in Williams Lake Monday to inspect the overpass on Highway 20 just west of Mackenzie Avenue.

VIDEO: Wildfire relief fundraiser a success

Williams Lake Stampede Association president Tim Rolp thanked everyone who supported the event

Update: Rowdies win slo-pitch year-end tournament

Fourteen teams competed in the weekend’s slo-pitch year-end tournament in Williams Lake.

PHOTO: September gives way to October

A double rainbow spans the sky looking east in Chimney Valley Saturday evening.

Vehicle restrictions in place to protect big game in wildfire areas

The Ministry of Forests announced Friday it is putting vehicle restrictions in areas impacted by the Elephant Hill, Chilcotin Plateau and Hanceville-Riske Creek fires to protect wildlife.

Update: Power restored to most areas

Less than 10 customers remain without power after BC Hydro restored power to 3,000 customers Friday.

Funding for youth work in trades programs renewed

The Industry Training Authority has committed another $20,000 for students in to pursue trades in the SD 27.