Editorials

EDITORIAL: Parents driving badly are the biggest danger to school kids

EDITORIAL: Parents driving badly are the biggest danger to school kids

With school back in session on Tuesday comes increased risk to children from irresponsible drivers

  • Sep 1, 2019
EDITORIAL: Parents driving badly are the biggest danger to school kids
EDITORIAL: It’s a real crime

EDITORIAL: It’s a real crime

How much can one region take?

  • Aug 23, 2019
EDITORIAL: It’s a real crime
Logan Lazar of the Horsefly 4-H Club shows off his Suffolk-Texel market lamb, Buck, Thursday at the Williams Lake and District 61st Annual 4-H Show and Sale underway until Monday evening at the Williams Lake Stockyards.

EDITORIAL: In awe of 4-H

More than 100 young people are participating in the Williams Lake and District 61st Annual 4-H Show and Sale

Logan Lazar of the Horsefly 4-H Club shows off his Suffolk-Texel market lamb, Buck, Thursday at the Williams Lake and District 61st Annual 4-H Show and Sale underway until Monday evening at the Williams Lake Stockyards.
Quesnel Lake offers miles of beaches to explore during the summer months. Angie Mindus photo

EDITORIAL: Stay safe this long weekend

Please drive sober this long weekend

  • Aug 2, 2019
Quesnel Lake offers miles of beaches to explore during the summer months. Angie Mindus photo
Health Canada has amended its drinking water quality guidelines resulting in Williams Lake’s water being slightly above the maximum acceptable concentrations for manganese. File photo

EDITORIAL: A precious resource

This week the City was forced to issue a water quality advisory due to the amount of manganese

Health Canada has amended its drinking water quality guidelines resulting in Williams Lake’s water being slightly above the maximum acceptable concentrations for manganese. File photo
EDITORIAL: Happy Father’s Day

EDITORIAL: Happy Father’s Day

Dads come in all shapes and sizes, with varying talents, skills and energy

EDITORIAL: Happy Father’s Day
Congratulations 2019 graduates

Congratulations 2019 graduates

Our city will be busy this weekend with all things grad

Congratulations 2019 graduates
Editorial: Learning the lessons of D-Day and the Second World War

Editorial: Learning the lessons of D-Day and the Second World War

It’s a crucial date in the history of the world.

  • Jun 6, 2019
Editorial: Learning the lessons of D-Day and the Second World War
Pat Radolla prepares the soil at the Williams Lake Garden Club’s Kitchen Garden in the 100 block of Third Avenue North where the club will plant vegetables for the Salvation Army. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

EDITORIAL: Sharing talents

Local gardeners extend efforts to create a Salvation Army kitchen garden

Pat Radolla prepares the soil at the Williams Lake Garden Club’s Kitchen Garden in the 100 block of Third Avenue North where the club will plant vegetables for the Salvation Army. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Jacinta D’Andrea invites everyone to participate in Bike to Work and School Week, May 27 to June 2. As the co-ordinator, she said it’s an opportunity to make a difference in WIlliams Lake’s air quality, get some exercise and just have fun. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Bike to work and school week, May 27 to June 2

With vehicle emissions responsible for 30 per cent of pollutants in Williams Lake’s air quality, the week offers residents the opportunity to make a difference

Jacinta D’Andrea invites everyone to participate in Bike to Work and School Week, May 27 to June 2. As the co-ordinator, she said it’s an opportunity to make a difference in WIlliams Lake’s air quality, get some exercise and just have fun. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
EDITORIAL: Easter eggstravaganza in lakecity this weekend

EDITORIAL: Easter eggstravaganza in lakecity this weekend

There are two family events taking place in the lakecity this weekend to celebrate Easter.

  • Apr 19, 2019
EDITORIAL: Easter eggstravaganza in lakecity this weekend
EDITORIAL: Celebrate our volunteers

EDITORIAL: Celebrate our volunteers

This year’s theme is: “The Volunteer Factor - Lifting Communities.”

EDITORIAL: Celebrate our volunteers
The Canadian Red Cross is appealing for aid toward emergency aid efforts in Mozambique where Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall on the evening of March 14-15 near the central Mozambican city of Beira and caused significant destruction in Mozambique’s fourth largest city with a population over 500,000. Many of us living in the Cariboo Chilcotin received aid from CRC during the 2017 wildfires. Perhaps it is fitting to pay it forward. IFRC photo.
The Canadian Red Cross is appealing for aid toward emergency aid efforts in Mozambique where Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall on the evening of March 14-15 near the central Mozambican city of Beira and caused significant destruction in Mozambique’s fourth largest city with a population over 500,000. Many of us living in the Cariboo Chilcotin received aid from CRC during the 2017 wildfires. Perhaps it is fitting to pay it forward. IFRC photo.
EDITORIAL: Temperature records being broken for Williams Lake area

EDITORIAL: Temperature records being broken for Williams Lake area

On Tuesday, March 19, the high measured at the airport was 15.7 C which would have beat the highest temperature on record of 13.0 C, on that day in 1997.

EDITORIAL: Temperature records being broken for Williams Lake area
As the snow begins to melt garbage is revealed prompting the idea that with a little effort from us citizens it could be cleaned up. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

EDITORIAL: Spring melt reveals winter litter

With effort from many of us, it could be remedied by individuals or neighbourhoods

As the snow begins to melt garbage is revealed prompting the idea that with a little effort from us citizens it could be cleaned up. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
During an anti-bullying presentation at Cataline Elementary School Wednesday, Williams Lake RCMP Insp. Jeff Pelley (right) plays the role of a bully while police dog Grimm detains him, in the background are Const. Kevin Wiebe and Staff Sgt. Del Byron watch. Monica Lamb-Yorski photos

VIDEO: Williams Lake RCMP share anti-bullying message at elementary school

Students were enthusiastically engaged, especially with watching police dog Grimm

During an anti-bullying presentation at Cataline Elementary School Wednesday, Williams Lake RCMP Insp. Jeff Pelley (right) plays the role of a bully while police dog Grimm detains him, in the background are Const. Kevin Wiebe and Staff Sgt. Del Byron watch. Monica Lamb-Yorski photos
THINK before you post

THINK before you post

Wednesday, Feb 27 marks Pink Shirt Day

  • Feb 26, 2019
THINK before you post
EDITORIAL: Williams Lake public health sees a spike in requests for measles immunizations

EDITORIAL: Williams Lake public health sees a spike in requests for measles immunizations

As the debate about vaccinations reheats, The Tribune offers some facts and opinions

  • Feb 24, 2019
EDITORIAL: Williams Lake public health sees a spike in requests for measles immunizations
Whether people in Williams Lake use bus shelters to wait for a bus or just to visit with friends does it really matter in the scheme of things? Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

EDITORIAL: Bus benches targeted

The Tribune was privy to a conversation about bus shelters at Tuesday…

Whether people in Williams Lake use bus shelters to wait for a bus or just to visit with friends does it really matter in the scheme of things? Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
A Canadian National Railway travels through the Glendale area in Williams Lake Feb. 5. Angie Mindus photo

EDITORIAL: Safety should be a priority

CP Rail derailment earlier this week is a tragedy

  • Feb 5, 2019
A Canadian National Railway travels through the Glendale area in Williams Lake Feb. 5. Angie Mindus photo