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Anthony Hopkins, left, worked on a scene which included William Belleau, during filming of Killers of the Flower Moon in Vernon, B.C. The young actor has another project, The English, now streaming on Prime. (Photo submitted)

Esk’etemc actor living his dream working in film and television

William Belleau is taking it all in as he continues to land roles in big projects

Anthony Hopkins, left, worked on a scene which included William Belleau, during filming of Killers of the Flower Moon in Vernon, B.C. The young actor has another project, The English, now streaming on Prime. (Photo submitted)
Loren Sherlock and Chris Hicks sit together for some food and a break, recalling childhood memories from growing up in the same small town on Vancouver Island while at the Medieval Market in Williams Lake on Nov. 19, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo’s Medieval Market leads to pleasant reunion

The magic of the market is how it brings so many people together for art, entertainment and community

Loren Sherlock and Chris Hicks sit together for some food and a break, recalling childhood memories from growing up in the same small town on Vancouver Island while at the Medieval Market in Williams Lake on Nov. 19, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Emergency crews attend a single vehicle collision on Highway 97 below Signal Point Dec. 4. (Ruth Lloyd photo)
Emergency crews attend a single vehicle collision on Highway 97 below Signal Point Dec. 4. (Ruth Lloyd photo)
Driving into the remote Xeni Gwet’in community in Nemiah Valley, the views include fencelines, forests and mountains on the horizon. (Jimmy Lulua photo)

Power, water finally reaches all homes of Xeni Gwe’tin First Nation in Chilcotin

For many, power and water were luxuries they had never had in their homes

Driving into the remote Xeni Gwet’in community in Nemiah Valley, the views include fencelines, forests and mountains on the horizon. (Jimmy Lulua photo)
Participants in the Little Chiefs Preschool program were out enjoying some sunshine and the views from the new section of boardwalk along the Willow Trail on Scout Island. The boardwalk provides a new viewing platform overlooking the inner bay along the Scout Island Causeway. (Scout Island photo)

Section of Willow Trail boardwalk replacement has been completed

New section is wheelchair-ready but not accessible at this point

Participants in the Little Chiefs Preschool program were out enjoying some sunshine and the views from the new section of boardwalk along the Willow Trail on Scout Island. The boardwalk provides a new viewing platform overlooking the inner bay along the Scout Island Causeway. (Scout Island photo)
Sierra William displays some of the sashes she won during her participation in the Miss Canada Globe Petite pageant in November of 2022. (Shannon Stump photo)

Xeni Gwet’in woman brings home confidence from Toronto pageant

Sierra William said she gained experience, sisters and self-confidence during two-week competition

Sierra William displays some of the sashes she won during her participation in the Miss Canada Globe Petite pageant in November of 2022. (Shannon Stump photo)
Jordan Williams laid in a hospital bed on life support for many days before his family made the difficult decision to remove the tubes keeping him alive after using drugs reportedly containing fentanyl. (Photo courtesy of Stormy Narcisse)

Family shares grief after man, 30, dies from toxic drug poisoning on Williams Lake streets

‘Something needs to be done’ -mother of man, who died this month after using toxic drugs

Jordan Williams laid in a hospital bed on life support for many days before his family made the difficult decision to remove the tubes keeping him alive after using drugs reportedly containing fentanyl. (Photo courtesy of Stormy Narcisse)
Williams Lake Studio Theatre actors rehearse Age of Arousal this month, and is casting for a May production in early December. (WLSTS photo)

Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society puts out call for auditions for May production

Wait Until Dark will need eight actors to fill roles of six men, one woman, one youth

Williams Lake Studio Theatre actors rehearse Age of Arousal this month, and is casting for a May production in early December. (WLSTS photo)
Willie and Audrey Dye at their Simply Dyevine Fudge booth at the Medieval Market in Williams Lake on Nov. 19, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Annual holiday market in Williams Lake a decades-long tradition

Medieval Market in Williams Lake is a longstanding traditional beloved by Cariboo locals and vendors

Willie and Audrey Dye at their Simply Dyevine Fudge booth at the Medieval Market in Williams Lake on Nov. 19, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Amandah Cullum, program coordinator for the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society is excited to show off some of the many pairs of skates the organization has had donated and is offering to families and those in need of a pair of skates. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society Skates for All program sees continued success

People in need of skates can get a pair thanks to the donation of hundreds of used pairs from the community

Amandah Cullum, program coordinator for the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society is excited to show off some of the many pairs of skates the organization has had donated and is offering to families and those in need of a pair of skates. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Gord Chipman is taking on an ambitious new role, but has spent a lifetime immersed in the forests of the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Gord Chipman has deep roots in Cariboo forestry

The professional forester continues to grow as he steps into new role

Gord Chipman is taking on an ambitious new role, but has spent a lifetime immersed in the forests of the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
BC Emergency Health Services are on the front lines of the toxic drug crisis in the Cariboo region. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
BC Emergency Health Services are on the front lines of the toxic drug crisis in the Cariboo region. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo paramedics on front lines of escalating toxic drug poisoning epidemic

Drug poisoning rates in the Cariboo have been going up steeply since 2016

BC Emergency Health Services are on the front lines of the toxic drug crisis in the Cariboo region. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
BC Emergency Health Services are on the front lines of the toxic drug crisis in the Cariboo region. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ray Hornby was one of the dedicated volunteers at Scout Island helping to construct the new boardwalk for the Willow Trail on Nov. 15, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Scout Island’s Willow Trail boardwalk rebuild underway in Williams Lake

The popular boardwalk was damaged in the 2020 floods

Ray Hornby was one of the dedicated volunteers at Scout Island helping to construct the new boardwalk for the Willow Trail on Nov. 15, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Michael Rawluk works directing a play with the Williams Lake Studio Theatre. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s Michael Rawluk honoured for his lifetime contribution to theatre

Theatre BC awarded Rawluk the Eric Hamber Award for his 50 years with community theatre

Michael Rawluk works directing a play with the Williams Lake Studio Theatre. (Photo submitted)
Junior curlers warm up on the ice before getting down to it at the Williams Lake Curling Club in November. (Amber Camille photo)

Junior Curling building back in Williams Lake after pandemic

Sport offers one more option for young people to stay active

Junior curlers warm up on the ice before getting down to it at the Williams Lake Curling Club in November. (Amber Camille photo)
Former Williams Lake resident, Captain Shawn Tyerman, of the Royal Canadian Air Force touches down with a CC130 Hercules aircraft into the Williams Lake Regional Airport on Nov. 10, 2022 for a brief reunion with some friends. Read the story of Tyerman’s lifelong journey to realizing his aviation dreams on Page 9. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Pilot touches down CC-130 Hercules in Williams Lake after long journey to aviation

Flight a return to where his interest in aviation began, when his father flew firefighting airplanes

Former Williams Lake resident, Captain Shawn Tyerman, of the Royal Canadian Air Force touches down with a CC130 Hercules aircraft into the Williams Lake Regional Airport on Nov. 10, 2022 for a brief reunion with some friends. Read the story of Tyerman’s lifelong journey to realizing his aviation dreams on Page 9. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Tribune’s Ruth Lloyd was out on the Fox Mountain trails on Nov. 12, 2022, enjoying some fresh air and sunshine. (Guy Ridler photo)

Fat is back —fat biking season back for Cariboo cyclists

For cyclists who enjoy riding trails in the winter, trails are once again being packed for biking

The Tribune’s Ruth Lloyd was out on the Fox Mountain trails on Nov. 12, 2022, enjoying some fresh air and sunshine. (Guy Ridler photo)
An RCMP member stands with a weapon along Highway 97 above Fran Lee Trailer Court in Williams Lake on Nov. 15, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

UPDATE: Police investigation wraps up at Fran Lee Trailer Court

Three RCMP vehicles were on scene Tuesday morning

An RCMP member stands with a weapon along Highway 97 above Fran Lee Trailer Court in Williams Lake on Nov. 15, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Breelyn Grinder and Paul Grinder were the local hunters who helped guide Art Napoleon and Dan Hayes on their moose hunt in the Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin). (Mooswa Films photo)

Food, culture combine in tv episode filmed at Tl’etinqox in the Chilcotin

Moosemeat & Marmalade docuseries episode using local guides to gather food, streaming on APTN

Breelyn Grinder and Paul Grinder were the local hunters who helped guide Art Napoleon and Dan Hayes on their moose hunt in the Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin). (Mooswa Films photo)
Carl Johnson, owner of Kit and Kaboodle, on right, and store manager Keira Holte, second from left present Hope Tallen, on left, and Phyllis Websted-Jack with a donation to the Orange Shirt Day Society raised through the sale of orange shirts. (Photo submitted)
Carl Johnson, owner of Kit and Kaboodle, on right, and store manager Keira Holte, second from left present Hope Tallen, on left, and Phyllis Websted-Jack with a donation to the Orange Shirt Day Society raised through the sale of orange shirts. (Photo submitted)