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Those who know the history of the Barkerville gold fields will recall that the original name for Barkerville was Cameronton.
The popular Travel and Dessert Night series winds up for this spring with a pictorial tour of Cuba.
St. Andrew’s United Church in the lakecity is honoured to host a visit from the Right Reverend Jordan Cantwell.
We have all heard the word “Columneetza,” but what do we really know about this word?
The general public is cordially invited to another in the popular travel and dessert night series hosted by St. Andrew’s United Church.
In the mid 1860s, Charles M. Beak, one of the early cattlemen at the 108 Mile House, saw the advantages of developing a market.
The popular travel and dessert nights sponsored by St. Andrew’s United Church return for 2017.
One of the early pioneer families in the Cariboo was the Felker family.
In 1793, Alexander Mackenzie became the first European to cross the North American continent by land.
Recently, the 153 Mile Store was in the news. I have been in that store on several occasions.
This is part two of this edition of Haphazard History continued from the Aug. 3 Tribune.
In the early summer of 1859, Thomas W. Davidson, a miner from Montecristo, California was transporting goods to Fort Alexandria.
By 1910, the B.C. Express Co. had replaced its horse drawn passenger stagecoaches with motorized vehicles.
This year marks the 90th running of the Williams Lake Stampede, a show which tests the mettle of the best cowboys and stock found.
The very first schools in the Cariboo region were built in response to the needs of the small communities.
On Highway 97, just south of MacAlister, there is a pullout overlooking the Fraser River.
In my last column I wrote about William “The Live Yank” Luce, a miner and prospector who operated a stopping house near Snowshoe Creek.
Many people in the Cariboo have heard of Yank’s Peak, the 6,200-foot mountain to the north of Keithly Creek.
Frank suggested the company overseers go into the saloon and have a drink or two while the box was being filled.
By the summer of 1863 the Cariboo Wagon Road was completed well past Deep Creek.