Max Winkelman

Barnett calls on landowners to write Agriculture Minister over proposed ALR changes

Barnett calls on landowners to write Agriculture Minister over proposed ALR changes

‘If you’re a private landowner owning agricultural land, you basically have lost your rights’

Barnett calls on landowners to write Agriculture Minister over proposed ALR changes
Police investigating a suspected homicide in 100 Mile House. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.

Man dead after reports of shooting in 100 Mile

Incident is being investigated as a homicide

Police investigating a suspected homicide in 100 Mile House. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
100 Mile to be debt free by July, says mayor

100 Mile to be debt free by July, says mayor

‘We’re in good shape. Probably in better shape than pretty well most communities in B.C.’

100 Mile to be debt free by July, says mayor
A new Interlakes VFD fire truck. Diana Forster photo.

CRD to replace 14 fire trucks before 2023

Replacements scheduled for Lone Butte, Forest Grove and Kersley VFDs

A new Interlakes VFD fire truck. Diana Forster photo.
Leanne Peters and her new daughter, Carsyn. Submitted photo.

Loon Lake Road mom gives birth on side of Highway 97

“It did really help us knowing the ambulance was at least on its way”

Leanne Peters and her new daughter, Carsyn. Submitted photo.
Coroner’s Service, RCMP investigating death at Cariboo work site

Coroner’s Service, RCMP investigating death at Cariboo work site

The incident occurred yesterday near 83 Mile

Coroner’s Service, RCMP investigating death at Cariboo work site
Update: Hwy 97 south of 100 Mile is clear after an earlier collision

Update: Hwy 97 south of 100 Mile is clear after an earlier collision

UPDATE (10 a.m.): Highway 97 has reopened south of 100 Mile House…

Update: Hwy 97 south of 100 Mile is clear after an earlier collision
The CRD office in the South Cariboo. Max Winkelman photo.

CRD looking to collect 3.2 per cent more taxes in 2019

The District is also asking for input on budget with survey

The CRD office in the South Cariboo. Max Winkelman photo.
Body found along Canim-Hendix Lake Road

Body found along Canim-Hendix Lake Road

The family has been notified

Body found along Canim-Hendix Lake Road
One of the buses equipped with cameras. Max Winkelman photo.

SD 27 camera footage used to dish out hefty fine for illegal school bus pass

South Cariboo driver identified thanks to dashboard video

One of the buses equipped with cameras. Max Winkelman photo.
Max Winkelman photo.

Downward trend and uncertain economic forecast for forestry, says NDIT report

Reduced timber supply could mean ‘further job loss and community impacts in the coming years’

Max Winkelman photo.
West Fraser curtails production in Williams Lake for one week, Chasm, 100 Mile Chetwynd for 3 weeks

West Fraser curtails production in Williams Lake for one week, Chasm, 100 Mile Chetwynd for 3 weeks

“It affects the whole province of British Columbia. I hate to see this happening.”

West Fraser curtails production in Williams Lake for one week, Chasm, 100 Mile Chetwynd for 3 weeks
An image of Daniel Gallant’s side-by-side. Submitted photo.

Cariboo man offers $10,000 reward after theft from his property

‘Constables have been as helpful as they can be’

An image of Daniel Gallant’s side-by-side. Submitted photo.
Crash on Highway 97 near Lac la Hache last night was fatal

Crash on Highway 97 near Lac la Hache last night was fatal

‘Speed has been ruled out as a contributing factor and everyone was wearing seatbelts’

Crash on Highway 97 near Lac la Hache last night was fatal
Vehicles lines up on Highway 97. Submitted photo.

Highway 97 closed beside Lac la Hache due to crash

Next update is expected at 6:30 p.m.

Vehicles lines up on Highway 97. Submitted photo.
Joanne Connelly and her son Adam James Shyshka. Submitted photos.

Interlakes mom mourns son after fentanyl overdose

‘He really was a normal person’

Joanne Connelly and her son Adam James Shyshka. Submitted photos.
West Fraser lumber. File photo.

Worker buried in sawdust in a shavings bin at West Fraser B.C. Sawmill

WorksafeBC said rescue was needed on one occasion as the worker was unable to help themself

West Fraser lumber. File photo.
21 per cent of ballots returned in electoral referendum

21 per cent of ballots returned in electoral referendum

Percentage of screened ballots in Cariboo likely higher than average due to mailout schedule

21 per cent of ballots returned in electoral referendum
Highway 97 reduced to single lane alternating traffic north of the 108
Highway 97 reduced to single lane alternating traffic north of the 108
Torin Kelly testing sampled lake water at Chimney Lake B.C. to determine calcium levels. Invaisve mussels require a specific range of calcium levels to become established. Submitted photo.

Cariboo lakes confirmed clear of invasive mussels after testing

The Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC) completed its initial year of…

Torin Kelly testing sampled lake water at Chimney Lake B.C. to determine calcium levels. Invaisve mussels require a specific range of calcium levels to become established. Submitted photo.