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Company fined over hopper incident

!Last year, on Jan. 20, members of the Williams Lake Fire Department were called to United Concrete where they rescued a worker who had fallen into a gravel hopper. The worker escaped, unharmed, however in December WCB fined the company $67,000 for the incident. May 2, 2016, a fire claimed the main office and shop, seen above, however, the owners have been busy rebuilding the 40-year-old cement business. - Angie Mindus/Tribune file photo
  • Williams Lake posted Jan 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM

United Concrete and Gravel in Williams Lake has been fined $67,567 by WorkSafe BC.

CDC deserving of recognition: MLA Barnett

  • Williams Lake posted Jan 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM

For 25 years the Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre has been a thriving force in the region.

Heli-logging aimed at Douglas-fir beetle infestation continues

  • Williams Lake  posted Jan 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Crews continue their work in and around Williams Lake in an effort to stop the spread of the Douglas-fir beetle

B.C.'s first-time home buyer program attracting applicants, minister says

  • B.C.  posted Jan 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Rich Coleman says nearly 30 applications were submitted without six hours of launch

Women's sex-harassment suit against RCMP certified as class action

  • B.C. updated Jan 17, 2017 at 6:10 AM

A formal approval hearing is likely in May, according to the women's lawyers.

Tips to beat this bluest of Mondays

  • Kelowna  posted Jan 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM

UBC Okanagan’s ‘happiness professor’ shares tips to get through the post-holiday slump.

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