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Residents are reminded to remain vigilant in following COVID-19 precautions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Climbing COVID-19 cases prompts City of Williams Lake to increase response level

City leaders continue to press for more information from Interior Health

Residents are reminded to remain vigilant in following COVID-19 precautions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
(Rosalie Montgomery photos)
(Rosalie Montgomery photos)
Residents may remember Nathan Thiessen from the Quesnel and Williams Lake farmer’s markets. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Residents may remember Nathan Thiessen from the Quesnel and Williams Lake farmer’s markets. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
A COVID-19 exposure has been confirmed at Horsefly Elementary Jr. Secondary School Jan. 15 2021. (Black Press Media photo)
A COVID-19 exposure has been confirmed at Horsefly Elementary Jr. Secondary School Jan. 15 2021. (Black Press Media photo)
(Black Press Media photo)
(Black Press Media photo)
The first confirmed COVID-19 exposure was announced Thursday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

First COVID-19 exposure reported at Lake City Secondary School Columneetza campus

Lake City Secondary School Columneetza campus has its first confirmed COVID-19 exposure.…

The first confirmed COVID-19 exposure was announced Thursday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Cariboo Memorial Hospital by Interior Health. IH said Wednesday afternoon four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Cariboo Memorial Hospital by Interior Health

Four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Cariboo Memorial Hospital by Interior Health. IH said Wednesday afternoon four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
School buses are cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
School buses are cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
Williams Lake First Nations Chief Willie Sellars spoke to community members Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 via Facebook regarding positive COVID-19 cases in his community. (WLFN Facebook image)

12 cases of COVID-19 at Sugar Cane prompts swift response from Williams Lake First Nation

The community’s school, daycare and government offices are closing for seven days

Williams Lake First Nations Chief Willie Sellars spoke to community members Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 via Facebook regarding positive COVID-19 cases in his community. (WLFN Facebook image)
COVID-19 exposures have been reported at Marie Sharpe Elementary School and Skyline Alternate Program. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Possible COVID-19 exposures reported at two Williams Lake schools

Skyline Alternate Program and Marie Sharpe Elementary School families received notice of potential exposures

COVID-19 exposures have been reported at Marie Sharpe Elementary School and Skyline Alternate Program. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bella Coola. (Michael Wigle photo)

UPDATE: Bella Coola’s Nuxalk First Nation sees COVID-19 climb to 13 confirmed cases

The case numbers have more than tripled in three days in the small community

Bella Coola. (Michael Wigle photo)
Adalina Evie Tutte was born at Cariboo Memorial Hospital on Jan. 1 at 5:58 a.m. to parents Laird and Hilary. (Photo submitted)

Friends and family rally to support Williams Lake New Year’s baby

The family is at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver

Adalina Evie Tutte was born at Cariboo Memorial Hospital on Jan. 1 at 5:58 a.m. to parents Laird and Hilary. (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

COVID-19 violators fined by Alexis Creek RCMP over holiday season

RCMP Sgt. said Christmas was a busy time for calls

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

IT”S A GIRL: First baby of 2021 born at Cariboo Memorial Hospital

She was born at 5:58 a.m Friday, Jan. 1

Cariboo Memorial Hospital (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Interior Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Williams Lake Seniors Village Dec. 31. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19: Interior Health declares outbreak at Williams Lake Seniors Village

Williams Lake Seniors Village (WLSV) has implemented a temporary stop to visits

Interior Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Williams Lake Seniors Village Dec. 31. (Image courtesy CDC)
The Williams Lake Stampeders Alumni Charity Game was a great way to kick off 2020 for local hockey fans. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

YEAR IN REVIEW: January 2020

Cold weather tops the news

The Williams Lake Stampeders Alumni Charity Game was a great way to kick off 2020 for local hockey fans. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Volunteers were the heart and soul of the Christmas Dinner Out the Door Dec. 12. The event, put on by the Seniors Activity Centre and the Old Age Pensioners Organization, saw 200 meals served in a drive-thru style. (Photos submitted)

Williams Lake seniors in long-term care treated to Christmas dinner, gifts by volunteers

The Seniors Activity Centre and Old Age Pensioners Organization teamed up to help out

Volunteers were the heart and soul of the Christmas Dinner Out the Door Dec. 12. The event, put on by the Seniors Activity Centre and the Old Age Pensioners Organization, saw 200 meals served in a drive-thru style. (Photos submitted)
Canadian Armed Forces Métis veteran Terry Payette said he was moved to tears to receive a handmade Christmas card in the mail, made by a student in the Fraser Valley as a show of appreciation for his years of service to the country. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Canadian Armed Forces Métis veteran Terry Payette said he was moved to tears to receive a handmade Christmas card in the mail, made by a student in the Fraser Valley as a show of appreciation for his years of service to the country. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Re/Max Williams Lake Realty donated $7,175 this holiday season to the Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation (CMHF). Pictured are Pauline Smith (from left) and Court Smith who presented the cheque to Joy Hennig, Tammy Tugnum and Rick Nelson of the CMHF. Contributing realtors included Lynda Colgate, Dana Lynn Favel, George Best, Ryan Best, Geordie Moore, Lauren Moore, Marian Gibb, Kevin Brown, Pauline Smith and Court Smith. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake residents open their hearts, wallets for Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation

So far, the gala has raised $92,721 through an online silent auction and donations

Re/Max Williams Lake Realty donated $7,175 this holiday season to the Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation (CMHF). Pictured are Pauline Smith (from left) and Court Smith who presented the cheque to Joy Hennig, Tammy Tugnum and Rick Nelson of the CMHF. Contributing realtors included Lynda Colgate, Dana Lynn Favel, George Best, Ryan Best, Geordie Moore, Lauren Moore, Marian Gibb, Kevin Brown, Pauline Smith and Court Smith. (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Several arrested after woman allegedly chased by men with firearms at Anaham Meadow

Williams Lake Police Dog Services and Prince George Emergency Response Team were called to assist

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)