Tribune Staff

The City of Williams Lake Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

City of Williams Lake rolls out vaccine passport rules at rec complex

All spectators need vaccine passports, but not workers or volunteers such as coaches

The City of Williams Lake Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
A water fight between local youth and Williams Lake RCMP officers is always the highlight of the BGC Williams Lake Club’s annual Family Street Party and Open House, cancelled this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Photo submitted)
A water fight between local youth and Williams Lake RCMP officers will be one of the featured free activities put on during the Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District’s annual Family Street Party and Open House. (Photo submitted)

BGC Williams Lake street party cancelled due to renewed COVID-19 restrictions

The club is eyeing a fall or winter event if possible

A water fight between local youth and Williams Lake RCMP officers is always the highlight of the BGC Williams Lake Club’s annual Family Street Party and Open House, cancelled this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Photo submitted)
A water fight between local youth and Williams Lake RCMP officers will be one of the featured free activities put on during the Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District’s annual Family Street Party and Open House. (Photo submitted)
The BC Wildfire Service is requesting the public not donate food and supplies to firefighters at the Northeast Complex at 100 Mile House. (Black Press Media photo)

Cariboo Fire Centre not seeking supplies for firefighters: BCWS

Online requests for supplies are unsolicited

The BC Wildfire Service is requesting the public not donate food and supplies to firefighters at the Northeast Complex at 100 Mile House. (Black Press Media photo)
Firefighters battle one of the fires in the Cariboo region. (Photo submitted)

There are nine wildfires of note within Cariboo Fire Centre: BCWS

Latest information on fires in the region provided July 16

Firefighters battle one of the fires in the Cariboo region. (Photo submitted)
Rob Chursinoff mans the drop-in clinic in Williams Lake Thursday. Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune

Interior Health’s mobile immunization clinic in Williams Lake for drop-ins

Clinic is June 24 and 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Rob Chursinoff mans the drop-in clinic in Williams Lake Thursday. Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune
The view of Scout Island and the west end of Williams Lake.
The view of Scout Island and the west end of Williams Lake.
A BC Hydro crew works to restore power to residents at Mountain House Road and Xat’Sull First Nation Thursday afternoon, May 6. There have been strong winds in the area all afternoon. (Photo submitted)
A BC Hydro crew works to restore power to residents at Mountain House Road and Xat’Sull First Nation Thursday afternoon, May 6. There have been strong winds in the area all afternoon. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake Field Naturalists volunteers Ken Day and Don Lawrence pack equipment in waist-deep water on the main trail at Scout Island during the 2020 floods. The photo has received a nomination by the BCYCNA for spot news photo award. (Angie Mindus photo/Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Tribune finalists for Ma Murray community newspaper awards

Team recognized for general excellence, breaking news and photography

Williams Lake Field Naturalists volunteers Ken Day and Don Lawrence pack equipment in waist-deep water on the main trail at Scout Island during the 2020 floods. The photo has received a nomination by the BCYCNA for spot news photo award. (Angie Mindus photo/Williams Lake Tribune)
Surgical services are being expanded at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Surgical services expanding at Cariboo Memorial Hospital

Day surgeries will be performed for five areas of surgical services

Surgical services are being expanded at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
(File photo)

RCMP’s role investigated after man suffers serious injuries following crash near Nimpo Lake

Thought to have left the scene, the injured driver wasn’t found until the next day

(File photo)
Williams Lake City Hall. (City of Williams Lake photo)

Face masks encouraged in all City of Williams Lake facilities

The Cariboo Memorial Complex continues to have a mandatory mask policy

Williams Lake City Hall. (City of Williams Lake photo)
Alzheimer Society of B.C. webinars allow residents to learn from home. (Photo submitted)

Alzheimer Society of B.C. offering weekly webinars on long distance caregiving

Learn practical strategies about supporting family members living with dementia from afar

Alzheimer Society of B.C. webinars allow residents to learn from home. (Photo submitted)
City of Williams Lake director of municipal services, Gary Muraca, surveys the latest damaged caused by flooding in the Williams Lake River Valley Monday, April 27. (Milo MacDonald photo)

City of Williams Lake: Residents urged to continue reducing water use

City releases more information around river valley situation

City of Williams Lake director of municipal services, Gary Muraca, surveys the latest damaged caused by flooding in the Williams Lake River Valley Monday, April 27. (Milo MacDonald photo)
The City is reminding residents to stay socially distance and only go out when necessary to stay safe from COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo)

COVID-19: City of Williams Lake issues reminder for residents to keep socially distant

The City has imposed a special regulation at the tennis courts

The City is reminding residents to stay socially distance and only go out when necessary to stay safe from COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo)
(Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Cariboo real estate sales stall, decline due to struggling resource industries, COVID-19

Sales down in every Cariboo city over the same time last year

(Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in Williams Lake. (Greg Sabatino photo)

Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex undergoing annual cleaning and maintenance while closed

The City closed the arena last month due to COVID-19 restrictions

Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in Williams Lake. (Greg Sabatino photo)
The McLeese lake Farmers Market has been very pleased with how their participation in Knit in Public Day has gone over with the community turning their efforts into quilts like the ones Minnie Biin and Cheryl Todorowich display here. (Wylie Bystedt photo)

Close-knit community: McLeese lake Farmers Market embraces Knit in Public Day

Square by square, vendors and community members pitched in to make three blankets to give away

The McLeese lake Farmers Market has been very pleased with how their participation in Knit in Public Day has gone over with the community turning their efforts into quilts like the ones Minnie Biin and Cheryl Todorowich display here. (Wylie Bystedt photo)
Ashcroft police vehicle rammed in 100 Mile House woman’s attempt to evade capture
Ashcroft police vehicle rammed in 100 Mile House woman’s attempt to evade capture
The City of Williams Lake, Cariboo Regional District and Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development are hosting a free workshop for forestry contractors to share information on diversification opportunities. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Forestry diversification opportunity workshop scheduled for Williams Lake

Half-day workshop is free for forestry contractors

The City of Williams Lake, Cariboo Regional District and Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development are hosting a free workshop for forestry contractors to share information on diversification opportunities. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bob Sunner from the Williams Lake Community Policing Committee hands over cheques totalling $1050 to Paul Grinder, who took first place in the WL Community Policing Committee’s Hockey Pool.

Paul Grinder wins 2017-2018 hockey pool

Local takes home cheques totalling $1,050

Bob Sunner from the Williams Lake Community Policing Committee hands over cheques totalling $1050 to Paul Grinder, who took first place in the WL Community Policing Committee’s Hockey Pool.