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Also from Williams Lake, Rick Hansen stopped by to meet Cam Prest earlier this month at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre. (Photo submitted)

Organizers plan fitness fundraiser in Boitanio Park for injured mountain biker

The Mud Puddler is being planned for Cam Prest

Also from Williams Lake, Rick Hansen stopped by to meet Cam Prest earlier this month at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre. (Photo submitted)
City of Williams Lake summer staff Tianna Brenner, left, and Morgan Worthington work on the flower gardens Tuesday morning, July 20. (Angie Mindus photo)

City of Williams Lake staff keep flowers looking bright and beautiful downtown

Tianna Brenner and Morgan Worthington are university students working for the summer

City of Williams Lake summer staff Tianna Brenner, left, and Morgan Worthington work on the flower gardens Tuesday morning, July 20. (Angie Mindus photo)
Sue Hemphill, executive director for the Scout Island Nature Centre, is thankful for all who made the new Scout Island Nature Centre entrance possible. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Labour of love: Scout Island Nature Centre gets new entrance

Many businesses and individuals made the project possible

Sue Hemphill, executive director for the Scout Island Nature Centre, is thankful for all who made the new Scout Island Nature Centre entrance possible. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Handmade signs have been posted along Dog Creek Road. (Photo submitted)

Handmade signage calls out leaders for potholes, landslide issues on Dog Creek Road

Concerns have been growing for month around the road conditions

Handmade signs have been posted along Dog Creek Road. (Photo submitted)
Dwayne Davis was commissioned by Williams Lake Rotary to paint the lakecity’s latest mural. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Hometown: Williams Lake’s artful asset

Dwayne Davis has painted many of the city’s murals over the years

Dwayne Davis was commissioned by Williams Lake Rotary to paint the lakecity’s latest mural. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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The Hotnarko Creek fire forced the closure of Highway 20 July 13. (Graham West photo)

Update: Highway 20 reopened between Bella Coola Valley and Anahim Lake

The closure occurred Monday evening July 19 due to the Hotnarko Creek fire

The Hotnarko Creek fire forced the closure of Highway 20 July 13. (Graham West photo)
Doreen Johnson, director of lands and natural resources, Esk’etemc holds up Victims of Benevolence, a book about the St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School, by Elizabeth Furniss. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Esk’etemc organizing walk/ride from St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School site

Bringing the spirit of our children home from St. Joseph’s Mission is the intent of the event

Doreen Johnson, director of lands and natural resources, Esk’etemc holds up Victims of Benevolence, a book about the St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School, by Elizabeth Furniss. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A airtanker returns to Kamloops from the Cariboo Chilcotin region earlier this month. (Jason Foster photo)

Cariboo Fire Centre urges public to exercise extreme caution due to dry conditions

Historic heatwave in June has raised fire dangers to critical levels

A airtanker returns to Kamloops from the Cariboo Chilcotin region earlier this month. (Jason Foster photo)
Hail almost as large as a quarter fell over Williams Lake Friday night, July 16. (Photo Submitted)

Severe thunderstorm passes over Williams Lake Friday night

Storm drops hail, heavy rain on city

Hail almost as large as a quarter fell over Williams Lake Friday night, July 16. (Photo Submitted)
The Bella Coola Music Festival will kick off Saturday morning, July 17. (Michael Wigle file photo)

‘We are making it work in any way that we can’: Bella Coola Music Festival kicks off Saturday

Highway access to the valley has been cut off due to wildfires, but reopened Thursday with pilot car

The Bella Coola Music Festival will kick off Saturday morning, July 17. (Michael Wigle file photo)
Ulkatcho First Nation evacuated members Roland, Diane and Kayden Paul get ready to board a bus to Prince George Wednesday evening. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Evacuees from 100 Mile area, Ulkatcho First Nation seek shelter, services in Williams Lake

The ESS Centre is located at Lake City Secondary School Williams Lake Campus on Carson Drive

Ulkatcho First Nation evacuated members Roland, Diane and Kayden Paul get ready to board a bus to Prince George Wednesday evening. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Big Stick fire west of Tatla Lake left its mark on the area, as seen by Ulkatcho First Nation leadership surveying the damage. (Denise Cahoose video image)

VIDEO: Fire and ash greet travellers, Highway 20 reopens between Tatla and Anahim Lake

The fire also destroyed valuable pine mushrooms in the area

The Big Stick fire west of Tatla Lake left its mark on the area, as seen by Ulkatcho First Nation leadership surveying the damage. (Denise Cahoose video image)
The Big Stick Lake fire and Hotnarko Creek fire forced the closure of Highway 20 Tuesday and Wednesday, July 13 and 14. Image taken July 13. (Charlene Elkins photo)

Strong winds continue to fuel Big Stick Lake fire in Chilcotin

The Big Stick Lake fire is estimated to be 4,000 hectares

The Big Stick Lake fire and Hotnarko Creek fire forced the closure of Highway 20 Tuesday and Wednesday, July 13 and 14. Image taken July 13. (Charlene Elkins photo)
The communities of Anahim Lake and Ulkatcho First Nation are located about 300 kms west of Williams Lake. (Graham West photo)

Military helicopter en route to Ulkatcho First Nation to transport some residents out

Access to the community has been cut off due to wildfires in the Chilcotin

The communities of Anahim Lake and Ulkatcho First Nation are located about 300 kms west of Williams Lake. (Graham West photo)
Highway 97 at 83 Mile has been closed Wednesday, July 14 due to a forest fire. (DriveBC map)
Highway 97 at 83 Mile has been closed Wednesday, July 14 due to a forest fire. (DriveBC map)
The Big Stick fire prompted the closure of Highway 20 Tuesday afternoon, July 13. (Graham West photo)

Update: Highway 20 near Kleena Kleene reopened with pilot car through Big Stick fire burn

Access between Anahim Lake and the Bella Coola Valley remains closed Thursday

The Big Stick fire prompted the closure of Highway 20 Tuesday afternoon, July 13. (Graham West photo)
The Hotnarko Creek fire west of Williams Lake has grown to 950 hectares. Residents in the Anahim Lake area were placed under an evacuation alert Monday, July 12. (BCWS map)

Hotnarko Creek wildfire prompts evacuation alert for Anahim Lake area

The Cariboo Regional District issued the alert Monday July 12

The Hotnarko Creek fire west of Williams Lake has grown to 950 hectares. Residents in the Anahim Lake area were placed under an evacuation alert Monday, July 12. (BCWS map)
A helicopter with the BC Wildfire Service flies above the river valley Monday afternoon. (Angie Mindus photo)

Update: Fire on east side of Williams Lake River Valley under control

BC Wildfire Service fought the blaze from the air and ground

A helicopter with the BC Wildfire Service flies above the river valley Monday afternoon. (Angie Mindus photo)
Cariboo residents can expect smokey skies and hot temperatures this week, July 12 to 15. (Anna Fait photo)

Cariboo heads into ‘less aggressive’ heat wave, smoky skies to kick off work week

Williams Lake and 100 Mile House under heat warning, special air quality statement

Cariboo residents can expect smokey skies and hot temperatures this week, July 12 to 15. (Anna Fait photo)