Sean Glanville

Charles Sellars

Xat’sull Heritage Village celebrates

Xat’sull Heritage Village hosted a cultural event Sunday which included greeting the Rivershed Society team.

Charles Sellars
Fin Donnelly

Salmon issues discussed during Xat’sull cultural event

Local and provincial First Nations dignitaries spoke to a crowd of about 80 people on Sunday at the Xat’sull (Soda Creek) cultural event.

Fin Donnelly
Williams Lake mixed martial artist Gary Mangat (right) poses for a photo with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White during a June UFC event in Vancouver. Mangat is scheduled to return to the cage on Saturday

Mangat to return to cage in co-main event

Williams Lake’s Gary ‘Saint Lion’ Mangat will look to right the ship in 10 days time and get back to his winning ways inside the octagon.

Williams Lake mixed martial artist Gary Mangat (right) poses for a photo with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White during a June UFC event in Vancouver. Mangat is scheduled to return to the cage on Saturday
Facility Maintenance Director

City installs energy-efficient ice at complex

The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex recently installed REALice Technology for both of their ice surfaces.

Facility Maintenance Director
Water restrictions have been rescinded for the Likely and Quesnel Lake area

Most water restrictions rescinded

Residents of the area impacted by the Mount Polley Mine tailings pond breach received good news from Interior Health yesterday.

Water restrictions have been rescinded for the Likely and Quesnel Lake area

Update: Alexis Creek fire continues to expand

The wildfire west of Alexis Creek continues to grow as of Tuesday.

Likely residents discuss the mine spill outside community hall.

Questions raised about mine safety

Irate residents pounded Mines Minister Bill Bennett and Imperial Metals president Brian Kynoch with questions.

Likely residents discuss the mine spill outside community hall.
Canim Lake Chief Mike Archie asks a question during Tuesday’s meeting at Likely community hall regarding the Mount Polley talings pond breach. It was a standing room only crowd at the meeting.

Mine president and mining minister field questions

Hundreds of devastated Likely residents crammed into the community hall Tuesday afternoon looking for answers.

Canim Lake Chief Mike Archie asks a question during Tuesday’s meeting at Likely community hall regarding the Mount Polley talings pond breach. It was a standing room only crowd at the meeting.
CRD Chair Al Richmond (left)

First Nations leaders slam mine policies

Local First Nations bands are in an uproar over the recent tailings pond breach at Mount Polley and its ensuing environmental devastation.

CRD Chair Al Richmond (left)
Williams Lake lacrosse players Benn Taylor (left)

W.L. lacrosse players off to B.C.’s

Four Williams Lake players have been playing for the Quesnel Wildfire lacrosse team in the Cariboo Central Interior Intermediate League.

Williams Lake lacrosse players Benn Taylor (left)
The convent building which housed the Catholic Missionary Sisters of Christ the King from the Chilcotin First Nations community of Anaham is now ashes.

Fire destroys historic building at Anaham

A 26-year-old Anaham man has been arrested after a piece of history went up in flames shortly after midnight Sunday.

The convent building which housed the Catholic Missionary Sisters of Christ the King from the Chilcotin First Nations community of Anaham is now ashes.
Greg Silvey

Firefighters Christmas in July restocks Salvation Army shelves

The Williams Lake Fire Department and Salvation Army held their fifth annual Christmas in July Food Drive last week.

Greg Silvey
Williams Lake rugby players Jaye Richards (left to right)

Contingent to take national rugby stage

An unprecedented six Williams Lake rugby players have cracked roster spots on the BC Rugby provincial teams.

Williams Lake rugby players Jaye Richards (left to right)
Elizabeth Davies has become the first girl from the north to earn a spot on Team BC lacrosse. She is headed to the nationals in Whitby

Davies off to lacrosse nationals

Elizabeth Davies of Williams Lake has become the first lacrosse player from the north to ever make Team BC.

Elizabeth Davies has become the first girl from the north to earn a spot on Team BC lacrosse. She is headed to the nationals in Whitby
Tim Westwick chats with a track official during Billy Barker Days racing in Quesnel.

Auto racing action heats up

Thunder Mountain Speedway hosted its Christmas in July racing this weekend.

Tim Westwick chats with a track official during Billy Barker Days racing in Quesnel.
Tanya Iachetta (left) of Windsor Plywood dribbles the ball while being closely defended by U-17 Rep’s Maddie Hordiuk during action from the Williams Lake Ladies Soccer League playoff final Saturday. Iachetta’s Windsor side won the game 6-1.

Windsor wins ladies soccer title

The Williams Lake Ladies Soccer League final featured a battle between the top two teams in the regular season.

Tanya Iachetta (left) of Windsor Plywood dribbles the ball while being closely defended by U-17 Rep’s Maddie Hordiuk during action from the Williams Lake Ladies Soccer League playoff final Saturday. Iachetta’s Windsor side won the game 6-1.

Late goal caps Storm title run

A storm was brewing at the Esler soccer fields Saturday as the last place WL Storm completed a remarkable run to the Men’s Soccer League

Paige Outhouse.

Outhouse competes in B.C. Games soccer

Williams Lake soccer player Paige Outhouse competed in the B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo July 17-19.

Paige Outhouse.
Tyler Bate and Aliesha Ritter.

Ritter competes in debut fitness show

Williams Lake’s Aliesha Ritter had a successful debut in her first-ever fitness competition.

Tyler Bate and Aliesha Ritter.
Former Williams Lake resident and steer wrestling world champion

Rodeo champ chases down truck thief

Former Williams Lake resident and steer wrestling champion in unfortunate and bizarre incident prior to start of the Calgary Stampede.

Former Williams Lake resident and steer wrestling world champion