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Bella Coola resident Lorena Draney, 102, plays the piano almost every day. (Elaine McLean photo)
Bella Coola resident Lorena Draney, 102, plays the piano almost every day. (Elaine McLean photo)
Woody Harrelson plays the unhinged and often inebriated Captain Smith in the film Triangle of Sadness. The Williams Lake Film Club is screening the film Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Paradise Cinemas. (Photo submitted)

Triangle of Sadness – the wildly amusing Palme d’Or winner to screen in Williams Lake

The film will be screened at the Paradise Cinemas on Thursday Nov. 17. by the Williams Lake Film Club

  • Nov 13, 2022
Woody Harrelson plays the unhinged and often inebriated Captain Smith in the film Triangle of Sadness. The Williams Lake Film Club is screening the film Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Paradise Cinemas. (Photo submitted)
Carl Johnson, owner of Kit and Kaboodle, on right, and store manager Keira Holte, second from left present Hope Tallen, on left, and Phyllis Websted-Jack with a donation to the Orange Shirt Day Society raised through the sale of orange shirts. (Photo submitted)
Carl Johnson, owner of Kit and Kaboodle, on right, and store manager Keira Holte, second from left present Hope Tallen, on left, and Phyllis Websted-Jack with a donation to the Orange Shirt Day Society raised through the sale of orange shirts. (Photo submitted)
Cameron Catalano with the SOCAN award for Achievement in Made-for-TV-Movie Award he was presented with at a gala awards ceremony in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2022. (SOCAN photo)

Composer from Williams Lake wins national award for scoring made-for-TV-movie

Hard work and persistence pays off with a career in the music industry

Cameron Catalano with the SOCAN award for Achievement in Made-for-TV-Movie Award he was presented with at a gala awards ceremony in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2022. (SOCAN photo)
Bill Chelsea leans on the first aid truck in front of the rodeo grounds at Esk’et Rodeo as he takes a break from directing volunteers and organizing the event. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Esk’et cowboy Bill Chelsea still has two feet in the stirrups and a hand on the reins

He wants to pass the torch but he’s still leading the charge with the Esk’et Rodeo and their roundup

Bill Chelsea leans on the first aid truck in front of the rodeo grounds at Esk’et Rodeo as he takes a break from directing volunteers and organizing the event. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Remembrance Day services were held Friday, Nov. 11 in Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Williams Lake observes Remembrance Day 2022

The event is organized by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 139

Remembrance Day services were held Friday, Nov. 11 in Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Steve Pederson stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Confederation Square, in Ottawa. Pederson recently completed his seven-week sentry duty. Photo supplied

B.C. man completes seven-week term guarding the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Master Corporal Steve Pederson has been a Canadian Ranger for 31 years.…

Steve Pederson stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Confederation Square, in Ottawa. Pederson recently completed his seven-week sentry duty. Photo supplied
Placing coins on gravestones is a practice that is believed to have started during the Vietnam War. (Black Press Media file photo)

Coins on tombstones, an American tradition that has gradually taken root in Canada

Denomination of coin can show relationship to fallen soldier

  • Nov 11, 2022
Placing coins on gravestones is a practice that is believed to have started during the Vietnam War. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cataline Elementary School in Williams Lake marked Indigenous Veterans Day and Remembrance Day with a school assembly Nov. 10. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cataline Elementary School in Williams Lake marked Indigenous Veterans Day and Remembrance Day with a school assembly Nov. 10. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Habitat for Humanity build at 1375 Piercy Ave. in Courtenay continues to take shape. When completed the project will house 12 families. Photo by Yana Dimitrova.
The Habitat for Humanity build at 1375 Piercy Ave. in Courtenay continues to take shape. When completed the project will house 12 families. Photo by Yana Dimitrova.
Sierra Chi?ela William, right, sits with her grandmother Eileen William, after receiving her sash as a finalist for Miss Canada Petite Global. (Roger William photo)
Sierra Chi?ela William, right, sits with her grandmother Eileen William, after receiving her sash as a finalist for Miss Canada Petite Global. (Roger William photo)
Eva Hoelzler attaches tags to her weaving in preparation for the Medieval Market, which she has been a vendor at since it began. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Weaving through life

Eva Hoelzler has been working with fibre for most of her life

Eva Hoelzler attaches tags to her weaving in preparation for the Medieval Market, which she has been a vendor at since it began. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Megan Monds, left, plays Cheryl and Keegan Follack plays Betty in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre production of Buying the Moose which opens Nov. 9, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Studio Theatre play Buying the Moose brings light and laughter

A lighthearted comedy set to bring some joy to audiences through November

Megan Monds, left, plays Cheryl and Keegan Follack plays Betty in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre production of Buying the Moose which opens Nov. 9, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Chef Jade Berg on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. (HULU photo)

PODCAST.: B.C. chef Jade Berg gets creative on Disney’s ‘Chefs vs. Wild’

TODAY IN B.C.: Foraging in the woods on the Sunshine Coast to create a 5-star meal

Chef Jade Berg on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. (HULU photo)
Stockings decorated the piano on the main stage at the Medieval Market. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake and area holiday craft fairs coming up

Get your holiday gifts locally and support local organizations and producers

  • Nov 8, 2022
Stockings decorated the piano on the main stage at the Medieval Market. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ray Hornby, from left, Leo Rankin, and Matt Burkey, were all out helping to clear snowshoe trails during a work bee at Bull Mountain on Oct. 30, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club volunteers prep trails just before arrival of snow

Volunteers were out at Bull Mountain to brush out snowshoe trails and other pre-season prep work

Ray Hornby, from left, Leo Rankin, and Matt Burkey, were all out helping to clear snowshoe trails during a work bee at Bull Mountain on Oct. 30, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Shelley Neufeld, 55, and Annikki Egolf, 57, enjoy an active lunch hour break at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex on Tuesday, Nov. 1. See story page 3. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Smart 55: Regular exercise creates perfect work life balance for Williams Lake women

Monday to Friday women from Cariboo Chilcotin Development Centre take time out to exercise

Shelley Neufeld, 55, and Annikki Egolf, 57, enjoy an active lunch hour break at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex on Tuesday, Nov. 1. See story page 3. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Haze Grinder, a Grade 9 student at Columneetza, practices a serve as he waits for the rest of the students to join him in the volleyball club at lunch break on Nov. 1, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Volleyball Club bringing back Cariboo Hobby Con to Columneetza Nov. 26

Volleyball club fundraiser hosts vendors of collectibles and locally made goods

Haze Grinder, a Grade 9 student at Columneetza, practices a serve as he waits for the rest of the students to join him in the volleyball club at lunch break on Nov. 1, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Brenda Bourdon at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party- themed Cariboo Memorial Hospital foundation gala fundraiser at the Sacred Heart Hall in Williams Lake on Nov. 5, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Cariboo Memorial Foundation fundraiser gala draws a wild card crowd

A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party theme draws out the Queen of Hearts and some white rabbits too

Brenda Bourdon at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party- themed Cariboo Memorial Hospital foundation gala fundraiser at the Sacred Heart Hall in Williams Lake on Nov. 5, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Student volunteers Hailey-Ann Dunbar, Jessabelle Trelenberg, Alexis McComber and Shailynn Brommit will be helping out before and during the annual fundraising event, on Nov. 19 and 20, 2022. (Kim Nowotny photo)

Medieval Market returns to Williams Lake

Annual craft and artisan fair and fundraiser will take place on Nov. 19 and 20

Student volunteers Hailey-Ann Dunbar, Jessabelle Trelenberg, Alexis McComber and Shailynn Brommit will be helping out before and during the annual fundraising event, on Nov. 19 and 20, 2022. (Kim Nowotny photo)