Angie Mindus

Amanda Elkins enjoys some fresh air and sunshine at the beach at Scout Island this week with her children Veronica Vawter, 2, (from left) and son Connor Vawter, 4. The family lives in Williams Lake and are expecting their third child, a girl, in just a few weeks. (Angie Mindus photo)
Amanda Elkins enjoys some fresh air and sunshine at the beach at Scout Island this week with her children Veronica Vawter, 2, (from left) and son Connor Vawter, 4. The family lives in Williams Lake and are expecting their third child, a girl, in just a few weeks. (Angie Mindus photo)
A grass fire west of Williams Lake, seen here Tuesday, is considered to be being held by members of the BC Wildfire Service. (Photo submitted)

35-hectare grass fire west of Williams Lake is being held: BC Widlfire Service

Five BC Wildfire Service firefighters are on scene

A grass fire west of Williams Lake, seen here Tuesday, is considered to be being held by members of the BC Wildfire Service. (Photo submitted)
School District 27 announced a case of COVID-19 at Lake City Secondary School Williams Lake Campus Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune)
School District 27 announced a case of COVID-19 at Lake City Secondary School Williams Lake Campus Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune)
Smoke rises at the community of Tl’etinqox First Nation west of Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
Smoke rises at the community of Tl’etinqox First Nation west of Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
A black bear tries to get at a bird feeder at a home near Williams Lake. (Laura Ulrich photo)

Managing bear attractants a top priority in B.C. for 2021: Conservation Officer Service

Garbage, fruit trees, bird feeders, compost and livestock are common attractants for bears

A black bear tries to get at a bird feeder at a home near Williams Lake. (Laura Ulrich photo)
School District board members discuss business at a regular board meeting prior to the pandemic. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Ministry of Education gives special shout out to School District 27 at start of Education Week

District board and administration recognized for creating outdoor learning spaces

School District board members discuss business at a regular board meeting prior to the pandemic. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
It was a stormy day in Williams Lake Wednesday, April 7, 2021. (Angie Mindus photo)

Spring comes in like a lion to the lakecity, bringing thunder and lightning

Residents hoping for warmer weather can look forward to next week

It was a stormy day in Williams Lake Wednesday, April 7, 2021. (Angie Mindus photo)
Quesnel RCMP are warning the public about recent cases of cyberstalking. (Darryl Dyck/CP)

Seller beware: Quesnel RCMP warn of recent cyberstalking cases on buy and sell sites

Sgt. Richard Weseen cautions public to watch for red flags

Quesnel RCMP are warning the public about recent cases of cyberstalking. (Darryl Dyck/CP)
Fire destroyed a home in Alexis Creek Sunday evening, April 4, 2021. (Photo submitted)

Fire destroys home at Alexis Creek Easter Sunday

The fire started at approximately 8:45 p.m. say witnesses

Fire destroyed a home in Alexis Creek Sunday evening, April 4, 2021. (Photo submitted)
The city is assessing a water main break April 4, 2021, that was repaired by Monday morning. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Update: Water main break on west side of Williams Lake repaired

Residents on the golf course, Westridge and Hodgson Road were being asked to conserve water

The city is assessing a water main break April 4, 2021, that was repaired by Monday morning. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The annual Seedy Saturday and Earlybird Farmers’ Market event is being planned for Williams Lake this spring.

Organizers plan for Williams Lake Seedy Saturday in May

More than a dozen vendors committed already

The annual Seedy Saturday and Earlybird Farmers’ Market event is being planned for Williams Lake this spring.
Horsefly fire captain Ben Morhart died tragically in an avalanche Monday after a cornice gave way. (HVFD photo)
Horsefly fire captain Ben Morhart died tragically in an avalanche Monday after a cornice gave way. (HVFD photo)
Eureka Peak, located east of Williams Lake, is a popular spot for snowmobilers. (File photo)

Avalanche at Eureka Peak east of Williams Lake claims life of 37-year-old snowmobiler: RCMP

Transponder detected but area too unstable for responders to go in

Eureka Peak, located east of Williams Lake, is a popular spot for snowmobilers. (File photo)
Search and rescue teams looked into the night Thursday, March 26 for a missing boy near Hixon. (Nechako Valley Search and Rescue Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Quesnel Search and Rescue say missing boy found

Search efforts to find Luke, age 12, were concentrated in the Hixon area

Search and rescue teams looked into the night Thursday, March 26 for a missing boy near Hixon. (Nechako Valley Search and Rescue Facebook photo)
Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a stabbing overnight in Williams Lake. (file photo)

Overnight stabbing in Williams Lake leads to serious injury of woman, arrest of another: RCMP

Woman injured on 2nd Avenue, fled to residence at Atwood Place for assistance

Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a stabbing overnight in Williams Lake. (file photo)
Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department responded to a house fire in Williams Lake Monday evening, March 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

Fire causes damage to home in Williams Lake

Cause of fire under investigation

Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department responded to a house fire in Williams Lake Monday evening, March 22. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Joe Klepacz (from left), Shawn Oviatt, Aidan Herrling and Peter Arnold complete an outdoor classroom at Mountview Elementary School recently. The structure is one of 20 similar projects in School District 27 aimed to create outdoor learning spaces for children. (Theresa Herrling photo)

Local builders provide outdoor learning spaces for children in School District 27

“We gave them artistic license and a basic square footage … they are looking wonderful.”

Joe Klepacz (from left), Shawn Oviatt, Aidan Herrling and Peter Arnold complete an outdoor classroom at Mountview Elementary School recently. The structure is one of 20 similar projects in School District 27 aimed to create outdoor learning spaces for children. (Theresa Herrling photo)
Maricor Del Rosario (Angie Mindus photo)
Maricor Del Rosario (Angie Mindus photo)
Retired Dr. Noel Donnelly takes free, online classes offered by Gluu Technology Society. (Angie Mindus photo)
Retired Dr. Noel Donnelly takes free, online classes offered by Gluu Technology Society. (Angie Mindus photo)
(Angie Mindus photo)

Update: Power restored after strong winds down trees, impact power in Cariboo

The storm went through the area Friday afternoon

(Angie Mindus photo)