Monica Lamb-Yorski

BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
BC Coroners Service and Williams Lake RCMP are investigating a fatal ATV crash near Williams Lake Aug. 7, 2022. (RCMP logo)
The city has awarded the contract to create an 18-hole disc golf course in Boitanio Park. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Contract awarded for disc golf course in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park

Indesign Disc Golf will build an 18-hole course

The city has awarded the contract to create an 18-hole disc golf course in Boitanio Park. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ricky Seelhof and her husband Chad run Woodjam Ranch in Horsefly, B.C. where they moved to in 2005. They were both originally born and raised in Saskatchewan. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Home on the ranch

Ricky Seelhof lives and works with her family at Woodjam Ranch in Horsefly, B.C.

Ricky Seelhof and her husband Chad run Woodjam Ranch in Horsefly, B.C. where they moved to in 2005. They were both originally born and raised in Saskatchewan. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
It’s going to be very busy in the coming days at the Williams Lake Stockyards, where the 64th Annual Williams Lake 4-H Show and Sale is set to kick off Aug. 4. Pictured above, 4-H members take part in the inaugural Cariboo Classic Junior Steer and Heifer Show June3-5. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
It’s going to be very busy in the coming days at the Williams Lake Stockyards, where the 64th Annual Williams Lake 4-H Show and Sale is set to kick off Aug. 4. Pictured above, 4-H members take part in the inaugural Cariboo Classic Junior Steer and Heifer Show June3-5. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
2022 BC Summer Games Cariboo-North East girls rugby team with the bronze medals. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake rugby players part of Bronze win at BC Summer Games

Eight Cariboo-area rugby players were on the bronze medal team at the…

2022 BC Summer Games Cariboo-North East girls rugby team with the bronze medals. (Photo submitted)
Two hikers were rescued near Mount Waddington Friday, July 29 by Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue. (Photo submitted)

Injured hiker, second climber rescued by BCVSAR near Mount Waddington July 29

One of the hikers was injured by a falling rock at 11,000 feet elevation

Two hikers were rescued near Mount Waddington Friday, July 29 by Bella Coola Valley Search and Rescue. (Photo submitted)
Jessica and Nathanael Hoeft are the Williams Lake Salvation Army’s new lieutenants. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

New Williams Lake Salvation Army lieutenants settling in

Originally from Winnipeg, Jessica and Nathanael Hoeft recently completed officer training

Jessica and Nathanael Hoeft are the Williams Lake Salvation Army’s new lieutenants. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Spruce cones are abundant in a tree in the Chilcotin. (Wanda Gillespie photo)

FOREST INK: Drought results in bumper cone crop

Some tops were so loaded that they actually broke due to the extra weight

Spruce cones are abundant in a tree in the Chilcotin. (Wanda Gillespie photo)
Cheryl Chapman and Mike Retasket are the leaders of Barkerville’s full-time Indigenous Interpretation program. (James Douglas photo)

Barkerville to celebrate Indigenous culture on BC Day, Aug. 1

Dakelh and Secwépemc flags will be raised at the site

Cheryl Chapman and Mike Retasket are the leaders of Barkerville’s full-time Indigenous Interpretation program. (James Douglas photo)
The Cariboo Regional District has issued a water overuse advisory notice for Lexington, Horse Lake and 108 Mile, Friday, July 29. (Williams Lake Tribune file image)

CRD issues water overuse advisory notice for Lexington, 108 Mile, Horse Lake

The water is becoming ‘critically low,’ notice states

The Cariboo Regional District has issued a water overuse advisory notice for Lexington, Horse Lake and 108 Mile, Friday, July 29. (Williams Lake Tribune file image)
A heat warning, which is currently in effect, is expected to be lifted as cooler temperatures begin rolling in Monday, Aug. 1 says Environment Canada. (File photo by Black Press News Services)

Heat warning continues in Cariboo-Chilcotin until July 31

National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health posts extreme heat check list guide

A heat warning, which is currently in effect, is expected to be lifted as cooler temperatures begin rolling in Monday, Aug. 1 says Environment Canada. (File photo by Black Press News Services)
A visitor from Germany, Thomas Rother, stands inside a washout on the Miner Lake Forestry Road in the Chilcotin. (Axel Koehn photo)

West Chilcotin area Miner Lake Forestry Road closed at 2 km mark due to washout

The Natural Resource District is working with the licensee to hopefully repair it by mid-August

A visitor from Germany, Thomas Rother, stands inside a washout on the Miner Lake Forestry Road in the Chilcotin. (Axel Koehn photo)
The North District RCMP Emergency Response Team from Prince George is stationed outside a home in the 1200 block of Pigeon Avenue in Williams Lake Thursday, July 28. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake RCMP arrest two people, seize firearms

A man, 30, and woman, 26, were released to appear in court in December

The North District RCMP Emergency Response Team from Prince George is stationed outside a home in the 1200 block of Pigeon Avenue in Williams Lake Thursday, July 28. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Fire Department Christmas in July Food Drive was a great success. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Fire Department Christmas in July food drive delivers

Firefighters collected food Tuesday, July 26 in parts of the city

The Williams Lake Fire Department Christmas in July Food Drive was a great success. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Sunset Theatre in Wells is hosting its first-ever Speakeasy Festival this coming long weekend. (Julie Mackey photo)

Inaugural Speakeasy Festival at Sunset Theatre in Wells, July 28-31

Ten different shows will be featured through the long weekend

The Sunset Theatre in Wells is hosting its first-ever Speakeasy Festival this coming long weekend. (Julie Mackey photo)
Willie Crosina was an avid supporter of rodeo for many decades. (Angie Mindus/Tribune file photo)

Long-time Williams Lake rodeo icon dies

Willie Crosina was a Williams Lake Stampede director and high school rodeo supporter

Willie Crosina was an avid supporter of rodeo for many decades. (Angie Mindus/Tribune file photo)
RCMP released an image of Jordell Sellars in December, 2019 in relation to firearms offences. (RCMP photo)

Man charged in Williams Lake Stampede shooting remains in custody, bail hearing Aug. 22

Jordell Anthony Sellars, appeared in court vitually July 25

RCMP released an image of Jordell Sellars in December, 2019 in relation to firearms offences. (RCMP photo)
Catherine Ryskamp and her son James, 4, keep cool at Kiwanis Spray Park Tuesday, July 26, while a heat warning has been issued for the Cariboo Chilcotin with the peak temperatures anticipated Wednesday to Friday. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake cooling stations offer reprieve from heat wave

Six locations are open for the public, water available as well

Catherine Ryskamp and her son James, 4, keep cool at Kiwanis Spray Park Tuesday, July 26, while a heat warning has been issued for the Cariboo Chilcotin with the peak temperatures anticipated Wednesday to Friday. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The city of Williams Lake and Williams Lake First Nation are entering into an agreement for the city to provide fire protection for IR#6 near Scout Island. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WLFN, city of Williams Lake enter into fire protection agreement for IR#6

The agreement will go into effect Aug. 1, 2022

The city of Williams Lake and Williams Lake First Nation are entering into an agreement for the city to provide fire protection for IR#6 near Scout Island. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A mural, with design concept shown here, recognizing volunteerism in Williams Lake is being proposed by the city’s two Rotary clubs. (Photo submitted)

Rotary clubs sponsoring new mural saluting volunteerism in Williams Lake

The mural will receive funding from the city, BIA

A mural, with design concept shown here, recognizing volunteerism in Williams Lake is being proposed by the city’s two Rotary clubs. (Photo submitted)