Tara Sprickerhoff

The Tribune’s Lynn Bolt poses with soon-to-be graduates Brett Downey (from left), Kyla Roorda, Jordyn McAlister, Alyssa Gossen and Chase Gannon. The Tribune donated $175 to dry grad from their Hats Off and Heart Warmers ad sales.

Tribune donates to dry grad

Tribune donates $175 from Hats Off and Heart Warmers to dry grad

The Tribune’s Lynn Bolt poses with soon-to-be graduates Brett Downey (from left), Kyla Roorda, Jordyn McAlister, Alyssa Gossen and Chase Gannon. The Tribune donated $175 to dry grad from their Hats Off and Heart Warmers ad sales.
Members of Alkali Resources Management Ltd. conduct a controlled burn near Riske Creek during last summer’s fire season. Angie Mindus photo

Prescribed burns to take place near Alkali

Series of burns intended to help restore grassland ecosystems

Members of Alkali Resources Management Ltd. conduct a controlled burn near Riske Creek during last summer’s fire season. Angie Mindus photo
Jessica (left) played by Jessica Smithson and Jason played by Julian Ratz have a conversation through their puppets in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s latest production, Hand to God. The play opens May 2, and is a raunchy comedy with adult themes, not suitable for children. Tara Sprickerhoff photo

‘Hand to God’ a raunchy, physical comedy

WLST’s latest production to open May 2

Jessica (left) played by Jessica Smithson and Jason played by Julian Ratz have a conversation through their puppets in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s latest production, Hand to God. The play opens May 2, and is a raunchy comedy with adult themes, not suitable for children. Tara Sprickerhoff photo
Tara Sprickerhoff photos                                Professor Rob Higgins begins his presentation about the “The Old and the Awesome Versus the New and the Terrible: Stories of the Insects of British Columbia” at the Scout Island Nature Centre banquet on April 20.

Buzz about bugs at Scout Island Banquet

Fred McMechan honoured for 40 years of service

Tara Sprickerhoff photos                                Professor Rob Higgins begins his presentation about the “The Old and the Awesome Versus the New and the Terrible: Stories of the Insects of British Columbia” at the Scout Island Nature Centre banquet on April 20.
Tara Sprickerhoff photos                                Garrett Shirey, one of the graduates of the Camp Cook program serves Clara Camille food prepared by the students as part of their completion celebration on April 13.

Camp Cook graduates celebrated at TRU ceremony

Students learn skills and certificates necessary to work as a campcook.

Tara Sprickerhoff photos                                Garrett Shirey, one of the graduates of the Camp Cook program serves Clara Camille food prepared by the students as part of their completion celebration on April 13.
Increase in sales and decrease in inventories in lakecity housing market

Increase in sales and decrease in inventories in lakecity housing market

Williams Lake house prices steady compared to Quesnel and 100 Mile markets in first quarter

Increase in sales and decrease in inventories in lakecity housing market
Justine Hama with son Parker, five months, and Taina Seibert, walking with dog Harley, check out the plant and craft vendors at the annual Seedy Saturday. This year’s event will take place Saturday May 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Boitanio Park. Tribune File photo.

Seedy Saturday set for May 5

The celebration of spring is a perfect place to get tips to start the growing season off right

Justine Hama with son Parker, five months, and Taina Seibert, walking with dog Harley, check out the plant and craft vendors at the annual Seedy Saturday. This year’s event will take place Saturday May 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Boitanio Park. Tribune File photo.
Category 3 fire ban expanded to include Tsilhqot’in title area

Category 3 fire ban expanded to include Tsilhqot’in title area

Ban implemented in co-operation with the Tsilhqot’in National Government

Category 3 fire ban expanded to include Tsilhqot’in title area
Nesika Elementary School French Immersion students cheer for A&W going plastic-strawless for Earth Day during a field trip learning about recycling and composting last week. Tara Sprickerhoff photo

Williams Lake A&W goes strawless for Earth Day

Students learn about recycling, waste ahead of Earth Day

Nesika Elementary School French Immersion students cheer for A&W going plastic-strawless for Earth Day during a field trip learning about recycling and composting last week. Tara Sprickerhoff photo
Athletes practice their roping on this stand-in in the back parking lot

A look behind the chutes ahead of opening night of the Indoor Rodeo

The 28th annual Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo starts at 6 p.m. tonight

Athletes practice their roping on this stand-in in the back parking lot
A beaver takes a casual swim through Scout Island this spring (Angie Mindus photo)

Earth Day activities happening Saturday in Williams Lake

Scout Island and Seniors Village each hosting events from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday

A beaver takes a casual swim through Scout Island this spring (Angie Mindus photo)
Cariboo Piecemakers Quilt Club members Reta Seibert and Sharron Dodge show off a beautiful quilt filled with images of Canada. The Piecemakers will be holding their annual Show and Sale, In Stitches, April 28 and 29 at the Williams Lake Curling Rink.

Quilters Show and Sale in Williams Lake to display over 300 quilts

In Stitches, the Cariboo Piecemakers Quilt Club’s quilt show and sale, will take place April 28 & 29

Cariboo Piecemakers Quilt Club members Reta Seibert and Sharron Dodge show off a beautiful quilt filled with images of Canada. The Piecemakers will be holding their annual Show and Sale, In Stitches, April 28 and 29 at the Williams Lake Curling Rink.
Tara Sprickerhoff photo                                Grade 7 students Hayoung Park, (left) Leah Lauren, Ryan Rife and Jimmy Tattrie examine different types of invasive species at the Invasive Species Council station at Lake City Secondary as an Earth Day Challenge event held at the school Wednesday.

Students participate in Earth Day activities

Students display Earth Day knowledge on water, waste, air, invasive plants, and nature

Tara Sprickerhoff photo                                Grade 7 students Hayoung Park, (left) Leah Lauren, Ryan Rife and Jimmy Tattrie examine different types of invasive species at the Invasive Species Council station at Lake City Secondary as an Earth Day Challenge event held at the school Wednesday.
Peter Opie photo                                Hikers society gaze at one of the many stunning views at the Churn Creek Protected Area. The society is hosting their AGM on Monday, April 30 at Scout Island and are inviting anyone interested to attend and join.

Friends of Churn Creek invite new members, those interested to AGM

After a year of disruption, the Friends of Churn Creek are preparing…

Peter Opie photo                                Hikers society gaze at one of the many stunning views at the Churn Creek Protected Area. The society is hosting their AGM on Monday, April 30 at Scout Island and are inviting anyone interested to attend and join.
Leslea Destree is organizing a fundraiser where people can sign up to make one of the three signs for $50 donated to the Humboldt Broncos.

Create sign at fundraiser supporting Humboldt Broncos

Money from sign creation, cookies and buttons goes towards crash victims and families

Leslea Destree is organizing a fundraiser where people can sign up to make one of the three signs for $50 donated to the Humboldt Broncos.
SD27 public budget presentation will be held tonight

SD27 public budget presentation will be held tonight

Board expected to face $1.8 million shortfall for 2018-2019

SD27 public budget presentation will be held tonight
A fire earlier this afternoon at the mill at Tolko’s Soda Creek division took approximately 45 minutes to get under control thanks to the Williams Lake Fire Department and Tolko crews. Tara Sprickerhoff photo

Tolko crews assist fire department in extinguishing fire at mill

Spark causes fire at Tolko’s Soda Creek division

A fire earlier this afternoon at the mill at Tolko’s Soda Creek division took approximately 45 minutes to get under control thanks to the Williams Lake Fire Department and Tolko crews. Tara Sprickerhoff photo
Motorists are seeing slushy roads with slippery sections south of 100 Mile House on Highway 97. Mel Mitchell photo

B.C. road crews brace for winter storm

Southern Interior mountain passes to see upwards of 30 cm of snow overnight

Motorists are seeing slushy roads with slippery sections south of 100 Mile House on Highway 97. Mel Mitchell photo
Stampede president Tim Rolph places the brand new Williams Lake Stampede Queen crown on the hat of current Queen Kaylee Billyboy. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Deadline extended for Stampede Queen contestants

Stampede Queen program applications due by April 20

Stampede president Tim Rolph places the brand new Williams Lake Stampede Queen crown on the hat of current Queen Kaylee Billyboy. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Handbags for Hope raising money for anti-violence programs

Handbags for Hope raising money for anti-violence programs

Annual event to take place April 20

Handbags for Hope raising money for anti-violence programs