Liz Twan

Some of the activities after the walk/run/ride included breakfast and discussion on how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDs. In this scene participants play pass the condom.

Esk’etemc First Nation AIDS walk well supported

Many walkers, runners, bikers and horseback riders took part in the second annual Esk’etemc AIDS Walk held Saturday, April 21.

Some of the activities after the walk/run/ride included breakfast and discussion on how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDs. In this scene participants play pass the condom.

Local competitors nab national titles

Three local college students have had very successful Canadian College Rodeo finals.

Don’t break a deal with a rancher

Our community is hosting two events this week, the 75th annual Williams Lake Bull Show & Sale and the 22nd annual William Lake Indoor Rodeo.

Fancy labels improve meat safety

Our world is a clever place where wondrous innovations begin in the minds of dreamers, visionaries, inventors and innovators.

The beautiful sounds of spring swoop into the valley

The still-frigid mornings we are experiencing these past days seem to contradict its presence.

Protesting a privilege, not an excuse for crimes

Recently the news in B.C. has been full of stories about the Vancouver Stanley Cup riot.

Past and present Ownership Identification Inc. management and staff gathered in Williams Lake on Dec. 15

Chute gate closes on long career

The first cattle auction sale of the new year takes place today, Feb. 23 at the B.C. Livestock Co-op yards in Williams Lake.

Past and present Ownership Identification Inc. management and staff gathered in Williams Lake on Dec. 15

B.C. cattlemen still have a lot of catching up to do

The Internet has brought huge changes in the working world, especially in the past decade as technology has advanced.

Talk delivers valuable calving information

It’s February, and in spite of it being the shortest calendar-month of the year, on a Cariboo operation it often feels like the longest.

Agriculture more valuable than some perceive

Do you ever feel frustrated and under valued for tasks that you undertake in the course of a day at the job that you do?

Liz Twan would like to correct the photo caption under the Stafford family photograph that ran with her feature about the late Bill Stafford Sr. in the Tuesday

The late Bill Stafford among leaders in the Cariboo ranching community

William H. Stafford was a rancher and family man who managed to find time for community service.

Liz Twan would like to correct the photo caption under the Stafford family photograph that ran with her feature about the late Bill Stafford Sr. in the Tuesday

Be proactive, prevent assaults

When you’re five or six years old, the time between one Christmas and the next seems to creep forward at a snail’s pace.

Predation info helps BCCA speak on your behalf

Most are familiar with the story of Little Red Riding Hood.

Every change south affects us

Fluctuations in U.S. market can adversely effect Canadian cattle market.

Cow cash

On Oct. 21 Canfax (cattle/market/publication) reported that cattle prices have recovered.

Gov’t funds available to ranchers to help offset losses

Plop, plop, plop — the cow pies keep piling up in my world, with such a plenitude of poop that I’m a bit dishevelled from all the shoveling that’s been required lately, just to keep my path minimally accessible.

Jack Brown smiles as he watches the auction action

Females sell well at Pacific Invitational auction

The city of Williams Lake and B.C. Livestock Co-op, Williams Lake played host to the first ever Pacific Invitational All-Breeds Female Sale (cattle) on Oct. 1 at noon.

Jack Brown smiles as he watches the auction action

Rain wreaks havoc on ranchers

The gods must be crazy, the weather gods that is.

Riske Creek’s Ryan Jasper (third from left) is presented this year’s BCRA Finals Bull Riding championship buckle by (from left) Williams Lake Stampede Princess Bobbi Bracewell

Riske Creek, home of the champions

The BC Rodeo Association held its final rodeo of the season in Quesnel (September 16-18) this past weekend where the top 10 competitors from the regular season year-end standings (top six/juniors/peewees) congregated to vie for championship buckles and prize-money in their respective events.

Riske Creek’s Ryan Jasper (third from left) is presented this year’s BCRA Finals Bull Riding championship buckle by (from left) Williams Lake Stampede Princess Bobbi Bracewell

Steer our steers back home please

The faithful believe that God will never heap upon you (give) more than you can handle.