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Sandi Sillito takes her turn on an excavator while constructing a makeshift drive-in theatre near the site of the Interlakes Farmers Market. (Submitted photo)

Interlakes builds drive-in movie theatre

‘It looks like it could be a golf course now, really, it’s beautiful’

Sandi Sillito takes her turn on an excavator while constructing a makeshift drive-in theatre near the site of the Interlakes Farmers Market. (Submitted photo)
100 Mile RCMP are asking the public for assistance in identifying this man who stole equipment from an airport hanger. (Photo submitted)

RCMP seeking information on 100 Mile House airport hangar break and enter

An unknown man in hoody was caught on camera stealing equipment Wednesday morning

100 Mile RCMP are asking the public for assistance in identifying this man who stole equipment from an airport hanger. (Photo submitted)
A 100 Mile House RCMP officer picks his way through the remains of squatter’s camp below the old ski hill after being reported for violating a fire ban. (Ryder Birtwistle photo )

Drug paraphernalia, garbage left behind at squatter camp near 100 Mile House

RCMP seeking information on former occupants

A 100 Mile House RCMP officer picks his way through the remains of squatter’s camp below the old ski hill after being reported for violating a fire ban. (Ryder Birtwistle photo )
A photo of station wagons passing through 83 Mile House on the Cariboo Waggon Road. (BC Archives photo)

Cariboo Waggon Road restoration project marking tracks

Phase one to be complete by mid-May or early summer

A photo of station wagons passing through 83 Mile House on the Cariboo Waggon Road. (BC Archives photo)
BREAKING: Major vehicle incident closes Highway 97 near 70 Mile House

BREAKING: Major vehicle incident closes Highway 97 near 70 Mile House

Drive B.C. said to expect heavy delays as first responders asses the scene

BREAKING: Major vehicle incident closes Highway 97 near 70 Mile House
The interior of the Cariboo Regional District Library in 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo librarians encourage residents to reach out for help using online services

‘We definitely miss seeing our regular patrons’

The interior of the Cariboo Regional District Library in 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)
David and Laura Liang of the People Power Society for Healthy Communities farm. David says it’s important to start planting now, even if it’s in indoor planters, to properly begin your garden. (Submitted photo)

Cariboo gardening tips to get the season started

‘I’m encouraging everyone to start a garden this year’

David and Laura Liang of the People Power Society for Healthy Communities farm. David says it’s important to start planting now, even if it’s in indoor planters, to properly begin your garden. (Submitted photo)
Jane Bowser (left) and Barb Scharf, who served as joint market managers for the Williams lake Farmers Market in 2019, were surprised but honoured to receive the market manager of the year award from the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)                                Jane Bowser and Barb Scharf, who served as joint market managers for the Williams lake Farmers Market in 2019, were surprised but honoured to receive the market manager of the year award from the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Women win provincial award for Williams Lake Farmers Market work

Co-market managers Jane Bowser and Barb Scharf share the honour

Jane Bowser (left) and Barb Scharf, who served as joint market managers for the Williams lake Farmers Market in 2019, were surprised but honoured to receive the market manager of the year award from the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)                                Jane Bowser and Barb Scharf, who served as joint market managers for the Williams lake Farmers Market in 2019, were surprised but honoured to receive the market manager of the year award from the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Days Inn is offering low rates for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic to help avoid spreading the infection to their families. (Debbie Theoret photo -100 Mile Free Press)

Days Inn and Super 8 offering reduced rates for healthcare workers

Move to help protect their families and immuno-compromised individuals

The Days Inn is offering low rates for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic to help avoid spreading the infection to their families. (Debbie Theoret photo -100 Mile Free Press)
Jerry Richert’s propane truck on the side of the highway. (Photo submitted)

Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic

Restaurants Serving Drivers in Western Canada seeks to provide a list of places open for drivers

Jerry Richert’s propane truck on the side of the highway. (Photo submitted)
Feeling the urge to escape COVID-19 by going to your recreational property? Don’t do it, say the Cariboo Regional District. (Photo submitted)

Does COVID-19 have you feeling like escaping to the cottage? Don’t do it, says CRD Chair

This will help avoid potentially overtaxing local healthcare services

Feeling the urge to escape COVID-19 by going to your recreational property? Don’t do it, say the Cariboo Regional District. (Photo submitted)
The RCMP station in 100 Mile House. File photo.

100 Mile RCMP: Man found passed out with air soft handgun by first responders

The suspect is in the custody of the 100 Mile RCMP at this time

The RCMP station in 100 Mile House. File photo.
A triage tent is being set up outside of the 100 Mile District General Hospital that should be ready to open next week. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile House Free Press)

Triage tent being set up at 100 Mile District General Hospital

This will keep patient with respiratory symptoms away from patients with other health concerns

A triage tent is being set up outside of the 100 Mile District General Hospital that should be ready to open next week. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile House Free Press)
Luciana Charlton, 3, shares a hug with the Easter Bunny Saturday during the Realm of Toys and Nerd Room’s second annual Easter Egg Hunt. (Greg Sabatino photos)

Realm of Toys Easter Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

Due to concerns about the potential to spread the virus and bans on large public gatherings

Luciana Charlton, 3, shares a hug with the Easter Bunny Saturday during the Realm of Toys and Nerd Room’s second annual Easter Egg Hunt. (Greg Sabatino photos)
The mural by Tiffany Jorgensen and Sarah Sigurdson at Paradise Cinemas has been completed and sealed even in the theatre itself is closed for the foreseeable future. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo Art Beat gives sneak peak of Paradise Cinemas’ new mural

With all the bad news lately, it can be nice to be reminded of the lakecity’s strong community spirit

The mural by Tiffany Jorgensen and Sarah Sigurdson at Paradise Cinemas has been completed and sealed even in the theatre itself is closed for the foreseeable future. (Photo submitted)
The Williams Lake Stampede Association is suspending all facility rentals and keeping the Stampede Campground closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Stampede Association is suspending all facility rentals and keeping the Stampede Campground closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Station House will be closed for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19 concerns. Photo submitted.

Station House Gallery closed due to COVID-19

Staff are looking into offering online art classes during the next few weeks

The Station House will be closed for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19 concerns. Photo submitted.
Many youth across the world have been inspired by Greta Thunberg including the likes of the lakecity’s own Ella Kruss. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Lakecity youth like Ella Kruus remain inspired by Greta Thunberg

Kruus hopes to continue to lead climate action marches in the future

Many youth across the world have been inspired by Greta Thunberg including the likes of the lakecity’s own Ella Kruss. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ava and Keia Holm bowl in Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Williams Lake’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser and tournament. (Patrick Davies Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Bowl For Kids Sake postponed for the foreseeable future

COVID-19 has shut down this popular fundraiser for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Williams Lake

Ava and Keia Holm bowl in Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Williams Lake’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser and tournament. (Patrick Davies Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Hand washing (Shutterstock)

EDITORIAL: The new normal

As COVID-19 cancellations ramp up, we must all come together to make them worth it

Hand washing (Shutterstock)