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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)
Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about world cup soccer?

Soccer is enjoyed around the world and is played by people of all ages

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
The Potato House Sustainable Community Society is hosting Selfies with Santa and Pets Saturday, Nov. 26. The event is by donation for the SPCA. (Mary Forbes photo)

Selfies with Pets and Santa event in Williams Lake to raise funds for SPCA

Santa will be on hand from noon to 4 p.m. at the Potato House

The Potato House Sustainable Community Society is hosting Selfies with Santa and Pets Saturday, Nov. 26. The event is by donation for the SPCA. (Mary Forbes photo)
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)
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)
Mike Franklin, manager of the Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin stands in front of the welcoming new facility for youth in the region. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin opens its doors to young people

Facility aims to address mental health, addictions and other issues impacting youth in region

  • Dec 5, 2022
Mike Franklin, manager of the Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin stands in front of the welcoming new facility for youth in the region. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)

PODCAST.: Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer-songwriter tells story of legendary pioneer in one-woman show

Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)
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)
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)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
With a surge of respiratory illness in fall and winter, Interior Health is encouraging everyone to get an influenza vaccine. Photo courtesy Interior Health

There’s still time to get your influenza vaccine

Public health officials with Interior Health (IH) remind everyone there is still…

  • Nov 21, 2022
With a surge of respiratory illness in fall and winter, Interior Health is encouraging everyone to get an influenza vaccine. Photo courtesy Interior Health
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)

Ukraine couple find safe harbour in Salmon Arm

‘Thus it was dangerous for us, a same sex couple, to be there and be ourselves’

  • Nov 21, 2022
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)
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)
Lake City Centure Clinic denturist Roy Jaroudi is once again offering his Smiles for Christmas program where he will give away a free pair of dentures to someone in the Williams Lake area and someone in the 100 Mile House area. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lake City Centure Clinic denturist Roy Jaroudi is once again offering his Smiles for Christmas program where he will give away a free pair of dentures to someone in the Williams Lake area and someone in the 100 Mile House area. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Operation Red Nose will be offering rides for the holiday season beginning Friday, Nov. 25. (File image)

Operation Red Nose gearing up for holiday season in Williams Lake

All donations received will be shared between four local non-profit youth organizations

Operation Red Nose will be offering rides for the holiday season beginning Friday, Nov. 25. (File image)
Pixabay photo.

Tribune’s Spirit of Christmas writing contest underway

Winners in each class will be showcased in Seasons Greetings, and prizes will be awarded

  • Nov 17, 2022
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Elaine Balul volunteers at the Salvation Army regularly and spends afternoons in the share room giving out fresh food. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Enthusiastic volunteer in Williams Lake

Elaine Balul enjoys helping out at the Salvation Army

Elaine Balul volunteers at the Salvation Army regularly and spends afternoons in the share room giving out fresh food. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
Williams Lake Hospice Society is hoping to ease the grief felt during the holidays with the return of the in-person Memory Tree event which will take place at city hall on Dec. 4 this year. (File photo)

Williams Lake Hospice Society brings back Memory Tree celebration for 2022

Memorial event for loved ones will return to in-person event at city hall Dec. 4

  • Nov 16, 2022
Williams Lake Hospice Society is hoping to ease the grief felt during the holidays with the return of the in-person Memory Tree event which will take place at city hall on Dec. 4 this year. (File photo)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
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)