Paige Mueller

A snowmobiler was declared deceased after becoming stuck in a tree well above Morrissey on January 31, according to Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR).

One snowmobiler found dead after getting stuck in tree well near Fernie

Fernie Search and Rescue was activated twice on January 31

A snowmobiler was declared deceased after becoming stuck in a tree well above Morrissey on January 31, according to Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR).
Skier dies at Fernie Alpine Resort

Skier dies at Fernie Alpine Resort

It’s the second person to die in a tree well at a ski resort in B.C. in the past week.

Skier dies at Fernie Alpine Resort
Grace Lau (left), Emily Wolbeck, Melissa Lee Evans, Tierre Cheung, Alison Pinette, Julia Steward, Elya LaMarche, Apryl Soichuk, Kara Vogt, and Sharon Peterson of the Cariboo Bethel Church mom’s group volunteered their time to pack boxes.

Community bands together to ship little parcels of joy

Church sends off 482 Samaritan’s Purse shoeboxes to children in need thanks to donations

Grace Lau (left), Emily Wolbeck, Melissa Lee Evans, Tierre Cheung, Alison Pinette, Julia Steward, Elya LaMarche, Apryl Soichuk, Kara Vogt, and Sharon Peterson of the Cariboo Bethel Church mom’s group volunteered their time to pack boxes.
Kai Richardson won two gold medals and the title of Super Grand Champion at a martial arts competition in Richmond on Oct. 21

A fighting chance

A young Williams Lake fighter hopes to qualify for BC Winter Games

Kai Richardson won two gold medals and the title of Super Grand Champion at a martial arts competition in Richmond on Oct. 21
The Taseko Mine Highlanders (in orange) battled it out against PMT Team 2 (in white) on rink one Sunday morning as part of the 2017 Midget Tournament this weekend in Williams Lake.

Hockey action and tournaments today

The 2017 Midget Tournament is well underway, with the bronze medal game coming up shortly

The Taseko Mine Highlanders (in orange) battled it out against PMT Team 2 (in white) on rink one Sunday morning as part of the 2017 Midget Tournament this weekend in Williams Lake.
Members of the Williams Lake Blue Fins were out hunting and harvesting Christmas trees for their yearly fundraiser on Saturday.

Blue Fins deck the halls

Williams Lake swim team hosts annual Christmas tree fundraiser

Members of the Williams Lake Blue Fins were out hunting and harvesting Christmas trees for their yearly fundraiser on Saturday.
Briar Wiebe sets the ball to her teammate Kiana Gossen, who is looking to go in for the spike.

Volleyball action in Quesnel last weekend

Lake City senior girls volleyball team battled it out for the zone championships

Briar Wiebe sets the ball to her teammate Kiana Gossen, who is looking to go in for the spike.
Paige Mueller photo                                New owner MJ Vigeant (left) is looking forward to taking over from previous owner Sylvia Rashbrook and continuing the All-Ways Travel legacy of making dreams come true.

All-Ways Travel making dreams come true

New owners MJ and Dennis Vigeant want to continue legacy of serving the community

Paige Mueller photo                                New owner MJ Vigeant (left) is looking forward to taking over from previous owner Sylvia Rashbrook and continuing the All-Ways Travel legacy of making dreams come true.
Swimmers in last year’s polar bear swim launch themselves off the ice and into the frigid water.

Polar Bear Swim organizers want another non-profit group to take the plunge this year

Calling all community organizations looking to keep a Williams Lake tradition alive

Swimmers in last year’s polar bear swim launch themselves off the ice and into the frigid water.
The lazy river is almost ready for swimmers at the Sam Ketcham Pool.

Splashing along

Phase two renovations at Sam Ketcham Pool are almost complete

The lazy river is almost ready for swimmers at the Sam Ketcham Pool.
Submitted photo                                Kristen Parke reads to her daughter River Joy Gauley from a book about dinosaurs. Parke is Terry Hathaway’s (not pictured) daughter-in-law and Gauley is her granddaughter.

Free book fair for wildfire victims

Hundreds of donated books to give away to children who lost their homes and their libraries

Submitted photo                                Kristen Parke reads to her daughter River Joy Gauley from a book about dinosaurs. Parke is Terry Hathaway’s (not pictured) daughter-in-law and Gauley is her granddaughter.
Paige Mueller photo                                Highway 97 sees slippery and snowy sections on Tuesday afternoon in Williams Lake.

Snow makes for slippery road conditions

Heavy snow began falling early Tuesday afternoon in Williams Lake

Paige Mueller photo                                Highway 97 sees slippery and snowy sections on Tuesday afternoon in Williams Lake.
Twenty-three members of the Williams Lake Blue Fins attended a swim meet in Prince George

Stroke of brilliance

Williams Lake Blue Fins swimmers competed in their first swim meet in nine months

Twenty-three members of the Williams Lake Blue Fins attended a swim meet in Prince George
Macy Lainchbury with flowers from family and friends after her Monday night performance.

Dance of a lifetime

A leap in the right direction for a young dancer from Williams Lake with a big dream

Macy Lainchbury with flowers from family and friends after her Monday night performance.
Mr. and Mrs. Claus will make another appearance at this year’s Winter Lights parade on December 2 in downtown Williams Lake.

Winter Lights promises holiday cheer

Registration is still open for the parade and voting will begin shortly on window displays

Mr. and Mrs. Claus will make another appearance at this year’s Winter Lights parade on December 2 in downtown Williams Lake.
A still from the film “My Irnick” that will screen in Williams Lake as part of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.

Adrenaline, adventure and action coming with Banff Mountain Film Festival

The festival’s World Tour is coming to Williams Lake on December 5

A still from the film “My Irnick” that will screen in Williams Lake as part of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
Submitted photo                                The Cariboo Gold Dance Band was pleased to work with visiting musician Bill Runge last year.

Professional talent comes to Cariboo Gold Band

Tickets still available for Swing Night at the Limelight happening Nov. 18

Submitted photo                                The Cariboo Gold Dance Band was pleased to work with visiting musician Bill Runge last year.
Jaeden Wilson, 14, took home three gold medals from the West Coast Combat Championship in Prince George last weekend.

A born fighter

A young martial artist from Williams Lake took home three gold medals in weekend competition

Jaeden Wilson, 14, took home three gold medals from the West Coast Combat Championship in Prince George last weekend.
Roy (left) and his wife Evelyn Buxbaum donated a van full of washed and mended donated clothing to the Cariboo Friendship Society where Crystal Williams was there to accept the donation.

Keeping Williams Lake warm

The Buxbaum family’s generous donation will keep those in need warm this winter

Roy (left) and his wife Evelyn Buxbaum donated a van full of washed and mended donated clothing to the Cariboo Friendship Society where Crystal Williams was there to accept the donation.
Dr. Babitha Sandeys (left), Gurminder Mangat, Keerti Mangat (in front), Parminder Nijjar, Rajinder Kaur, Jyothisha Rajesh and Sunisha Rakesh celebrated Diwali in style.

Diwali celebrations light up the night

The women of Williams Lake celebrated Diwali in style with the annual Lights for Life event

Dr. Babitha Sandeys (left), Gurminder Mangat, Keerti Mangat (in front), Parminder Nijjar, Rajinder Kaur, Jyothisha Rajesh and Sunisha Rakesh celebrated Diwali in style.