Liz Twan

‘Tis the season of busyness in the Cariboo

Only five days until Christmas — eeeeeeeeeeeekk! Please, Santa — I need more time!

Teens Kimberley Davis (left) and Shaylin Leclerc of 150 Mile House enjoy making beaded jewellery.

Teens craft beaded jewellery

Youthful entrepreneurs, Kimberley Davis and Shaylin Leclerc of 150 Mile House are budding jewellery designers.

Teens Kimberley Davis (left) and Shaylin Leclerc of 150 Mile House enjoy making beaded jewellery.

I’ll be happy enjoying home-grown beef

The more we learn, the less we know, certainly. Recent research has decided that eating red meat can be part of a healthy diet.

Lost cattle have reason to stray

How in the heck did they get there from here? As the snow flies, any lolly-gaggers, cattle still wandering the range will head in —

Cattle prices fluctuate; after-effect of droughts influence markets

With Obama (Democrats) and Romney (Republicans) see-sawing back and forth the beef-story has receded to the back pages.

Bobby Twan of Alkali Lake grins as she models while keeping her eye on her niece Paisley McNolty of 150 Mile House who turned two on Nov.1.

BCRA hosts awards banquet, fashion show and auction in Williams Lake

A sold-out crowd turned out for the 2012-BCRA Awards evening held on Oct. 27 in the Gibraltar Room.

Bobby Twan of Alkali Lake grins as she models while keeping her eye on her niece Paisley McNolty of 150 Mile House who turned two on Nov.1.
Wild horses graze peacefully in the back country near Dog Creek

Wild horses graze peacefully in the back country near Dog Creek

Sixteen head of wild horses and a few head of cattle were grazing peacefully in the back country near Dog Creek

Wild horses graze peacefully in the back country near Dog Creek

Time to put aside grievances and work together

The sad saga persists, long after anyone involved in the beef industry ever would have predicted.

Cariboo ranchers gob-smacked from behind by beef recall

I have to tell you, none of us saw it coming — we were gob-smacked from behind and knocked face-first to the mat ...

Industry needs new strategy

Liz Twan, in her column, says changes in latitudes and attitudes echo a feeling in the beef-cattle industry.

Weather challenges ranchers

Weather, be it friend or foe is omnipresent and never to be ignored if a rancher/farmer’s life you lead; ...

Hockey legend Bobby Hull (left) was added to the honour roll as a Canadian Hereford Breeder of Distinction recently in Alberta. Tribune columnist and photographer Liz Twan was there to record the occasion.

Hull an unlikely breed

Bobby Hull is also a well-known in the beef cattle industry as a long-time Hereford cattle/breeder.

Hockey legend Bobby Hull (left) was added to the honour roll as a Canadian Hereford Breeder of Distinction recently in Alberta. Tribune columnist and photographer Liz Twan was there to record the occasion.

Summertime in Alberta

Columnist Liz Twan discusses a recent trip to Alberta.

Meat eaters pickier than vegetarians

Columnist Liz Twan discusses the scorching temperatures and an interesting survey about meat eaters and vegetarians.

Cattle Fodder: It’s rodeo time — get there no matter how you travel

Columnist Liz Twan talks about the upcoming 86th annual Williams Lake Stampede.

Don’t bring invasive plants with you when you visit your neighbour

Columnist Liz Twan discusses rainy weather, an upcoming grazing seminar, and weeds.

Rancher field days coming up

Everyone likes to get something for nothing, right? The upcoming rancher field days in the Cariboo are free. Registration is by June 15.

Rising fuel prices affect the bottom line

Columnist Liz Twan on the weather, ranching, and fuel prices.

As one thrives, another seems to struggle: Cattle Fodder

Liz Twan's Cattle Fodder column on Cariboo forest fires and the beef industry.

Predators likely to blame for foal loss

It’s branding time in the Cariboo and right now. With the often, daily rain showers, it’s been difficult to schedule a dry branding day!