Community

Williams Lake Lions Club members will be hosting a battery recycling drive on Earth Day, April 22 at the corner of Oliver Street and Third Avenue from 2 to 5 p.m. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Lions Club hosting recycle battery event on Earth Day

Keeping heavy metals out of landfills reason enough to think differently about recycling batteries

  • Apr 17, 2021
Williams Lake resident Richard Norman (front) is thankful for the recent addition of a motorized grocery cart at Save-On-Foods allowing him and other low-mobility residents to more freely get around the store. Pictured from Save-On-Foods are store manager Mark Moyes (back from left) and assistant store managers Harrison Rose and Matt Sidor. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Resident thankful for another low-mobility shopping option in lakecity

Save-On-Foods adds motorized grocery cart for shoppers’ use

The artwork of several Mountview Elementary School students is currently on display downtown in Williams Lake at Cariboo Art Beat. (Photo submitted)

Imaginations, creativity of Mountview students on display at Cariboo Art Beat

Cariboo Art Beat is located at 19 1st Ave. on Oliver Street

The artwork of several Mountview Elementary School students is currently on display downtown in Williams Lake at Cariboo Art Beat. (Photo submitted)
Carole Martin of Williams Lake has multiple sclerosis and has found solace in writing books. Her latest is a novella titled The Secret Life of Jack. (Photo submitted)

Living with MS subject of local woman’s books

Carole Martin has had multiple sclerosis for 25 years

Carole Martin of Williams Lake has multiple sclerosis and has found solace in writing books. Her latest is a novella titled The Secret Life of Jack. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo Art Beat is hosting a month-long Mother’s Day Artisan Market at its location on Oliver Street featuring the crafts, artwork and goods of upwards of 20 community vendors. (Photos submitted)

Month-long, Mother’s Day Artisan Market starts April 9 at Cariboo Art Beat

The call for interest has grown to 22 participating vendors

Cariboo Art Beat is hosting a month-long Mother’s Day Artisan Market at its location on Oliver Street featuring the crafts, artwork and goods of upwards of 20 community vendors. (Photos submitted)
Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune

VIDEO: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Williams Lake mobile clothing drive ‘crazy successful’

An additional day on Saturday has been added, when volunteers are available

Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune
Anahim Lake rancher Dave Brace is the new president for the Cariboo Cattlemen’s Association. (Photo submitted)

OUR HOMETOWN: Home on the range

Anahim Lake rancher Dave Brace enjoys the ranching lifestyle

Anahim Lake rancher Dave Brace is the new president for the Cariboo Cattlemen’s Association. (Photo submitted)
Chinese miners’ cabins at Quesnel Forks at 1890. (BC Provincial Archives photo)

HAPHAZARD HISTORY: The lost Chinese mine near Quesnel Forks

By 1862, the Cariboo gold rush had already passed through the Quesnel Forks area

  • Apr 5, 2021
Chinese miners’ cabins at Quesnel Forks at 1890. (BC Provincial Archives photo)
The annual Seedy Saturday and Earlybird Farmers’ Market event is being planned for Williams Lake this spring.

Organizers plan for Williams Lake Seedy Saturday in May

More than a dozen vendors committed already

The annual Seedy Saturday and Earlybird Farmers’ Market event is being planned for Williams Lake this spring.
Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)
Photo submitted

Climate change: a learning process

Students looked at how they can be a positive force for change through individual actions

  • Apr 2, 2021
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Ross and Wendy Donahue have settled in well in both the community and their role as managers of the Cariboo Regional District Airport. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New manager lands at South Cariboo airport

Ross Donahue took over the job of running the 108 Mile airport last December.

Ross and Wendy Donahue have settled in well in both the community and their role as managers of the Cariboo Regional District Airport. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Carmen Hou joined BC Cancer’s Personalized Onco-Genomics Program, where scientists sequenced her DNA to match her to the best treatment possible for her cancer. Today, she nears the three-year mark of being on a trial drug that’s kept her cancer stable.

Facing Stage IV breast cancer at 36

One in eight Canadian women develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

  • Mar 29, 2021
Carmen Hou joined BC Cancer’s Personalized Onco-Genomics Program, where scientists sequenced her DNA to match her to the best treatment possible for her cancer. Today, she nears the three-year mark of being on a trial drug that’s kept her cancer stable.
Chemo RV recently donated a 5x8 cargo trailer to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Williams Lake to help launch a mobile Parking Lot Clothing Drive. Pictured are Chemo RV general manager Kelly Carson (from left), and BBBSWL’s Susan Erlandson, Rylee Wallner, Natasha Pilkington and Angela Kadar. (Photo submitted)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Williams Lake resurrect clothing collection program

This spring, BBBSWL will use a cargo trailer in two locations on two separate days of the week

Chemo RV recently donated a 5x8 cargo trailer to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Williams Lake to help launch a mobile Parking Lot Clothing Drive. Pictured are Chemo RV general manager Kelly Carson (from left), and BBBSWL’s Susan Erlandson, Rylee Wallner, Natasha Pilkington and Angela Kadar. (Photo submitted)
Dr. Mariska Neuhoff joined the Atwood Clinic on March 1 and is dividing her time between the clinic and the operating room at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake has a new family doctor from South Africa

Dr. Mariska Neuhoff began working at the Atwood Clinic on March 1

Dr. Mariska Neuhoff joined the Atwood Clinic on March 1 and is dividing her time between the clinic and the operating room at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Karena Sokolan (from left), Kennady Dyck and Bayley Cail are this year’s Williams Lake Stampede Royalty contestants. (Craig R Smith Photography photos)
Karena Sokolan (from left), Kennady Dyck and Bayley Cail are this year’s Williams Lake Stampede Royalty contestants. (Craig R Smith Photography photos)
The Foundry, a resource for young people, is coming to Williams Lake. Youth and caregivers are being asked to give input on its design. (Foundry BC image)

Youth, caregivers, asked for input on Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin’s development

A new youth-centred facility is being planned for Williams Lake

The Foundry, a resource for young people, is coming to Williams Lake. Youth and caregivers are being asked to give input on its design. (Foundry BC image)
Williams Lake RCMP Const. Nick Brown, left, leads students of the RCMP Youth Academy through a drill on Monday, March 15 at Lake City Secondary School’s Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RCMP Youth Academy attracts keen cohort from Williams Lake, 100 Mile House

Students learned about the job from RCMP officers for five days

Williams Lake RCMP Const. Nick Brown, left, leads students of the RCMP Youth Academy through a drill on Monday, March 15 at Lake City Secondary School’s Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lesley Lloyd of the Cariboo Potters Guild unloads a batch of bowls from the guild’s new digital kiln for the Empty Bowls fundraiser underway in Williams Lake. (Buff Carnes photo)
Lesley Lloyd of the Cariboo Potters Guild unloads a batch of bowls from the guild’s new digital kiln for the Empty Bowls fundraiser underway in Williams Lake. (Buff Carnes photo)