Editorials

The Passenger Transportation Board approved Greyhound’s proposal to eliminate nine routes across B.C. on Wednesday. The bus company has said it can longer subsidize losses on unprofitable routes with revenue from other routes in the routes that are making a profit. Greg Sabatino photo

EDITORIAL: Greyhound cuts will hurt the ones needing it most

The announcement this week that Greyhound has approval to cancel nine more routes won’t make life easier for some.

The Passenger Transportation Board approved Greyhound’s proposal to eliminate nine routes across B.C. on Wednesday. The bus company has said it can longer subsidize losses on unprofitable routes with revenue from other routes in the routes that are making a profit. Greg Sabatino photo
Editorial: Secure a future for Mt. Timothy

Editorial: Secure a future for Mt. Timothy

Mt. Timothy Ski Area had great conditions for anyone looking to spend…

Editorial: Secure a future for Mt. Timothy
EDITORIAL: Let’s weather the storm together

EDITORIAL: Let’s weather the storm together

By the time this paper reaches your doorstep or mailbox, we should…

EDITORIAL: Let’s weather the storm together
EDITORIAL: Reducing poverty and loneliness

EDITORIAL: Reducing poverty and loneliness

A meeting is being held Friday in Williams Lake seeking local input on the province’s poverty reduction strategy

EDITORIAL: Reducing poverty and loneliness
EDITORIAL: A community approach to crime prevention

EDITORIAL: A community approach to crime prevention

Recently the Integrated Community Safety Initiative (ICSI) steering committee announced grant funding…

EDITORIAL: A community approach to crime prevention
Editorial: Be kind, not stupid

Editorial: Be kind, not stupid

Don’t, don’t give the Tide Pod challenge a go

  • Jan 19, 2018
Editorial: Be kind, not stupid
Monica Lamb-Yorski photo                                Paul Zurak, 3, (left) and his brother John, 2, were among many youngsters who enjoyed perfecting their hockey skills during the Rogers Hometown Hockey tour festival Saturday morning in downtown Williams Lake. The boys’ father Nathan Zurak, is a foreward on the Stampeders team.

Hometown Hockey and Cariboo Strong

Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour, a chance to celebrate

  • Jan 9, 2018
Monica Lamb-Yorski photo                                Paul Zurak, 3, (left) and his brother John, 2, were among many youngsters who enjoyed perfecting their hockey skills during the Rogers Hometown Hockey tour festival Saturday morning in downtown Williams Lake. The boys’ father Nathan Zurak, is a foreward on the Stampeders team.
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8, 2018
Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining
The arrival of Santa at the Winter Lights parade set off the season of giving in Williams Lake. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

EDITORIAL: To give and receive

Generosity in Williams Lake continues to unfold

  • Dec 19, 2017
The arrival of Santa at the Winter Lights parade set off the season of giving in Williams Lake. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
In his weekly column, David Zirnhelt shares the news that Rodear Meats in Beaver Valley has re-opened as he discusses rules for abattoirs in B.C. Photo submitted

OPINION: Local abattoir re-start a great fit for industry

Rodear Meats Abattoir and meat processing facility back in business

  • Dec 7, 2017
In his weekly column, David Zirnhelt shares the news that Rodear Meats in Beaver Valley has re-opened as he discusses rules for abattoirs in B.C. Photo submitted
Bill Drebit helped stop a robbery in progress at the CIBC in Williams Lake on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

EDITORIAL: Heroes among us

Two locals hailed as heroes for helping stop a robbery in progress at the CIBC in Williams Lake

Bill Drebit helped stop a robbery in progress at the CIBC in Williams Lake on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Changes at the Tribune all part of trying to bring readers more news.

EDITORIAL: Evolving newsroom

Changes in the newsroom part of going forward

Changes at the Tribune all part of trying to bring readers more news.

Street people, homeless, mentally challenged and substance abusers need a hand up

Elliott Street Supportive Housing Development could be answer we seek

Let’s remember all of our veterans this year

Let’s remember all of our veterans this year

The Nov. 10 editorial for the Williams Lake Tribune

Let’s remember all of our veterans this year
The Canadian flag lowered to half-mast outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment in honour of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson, killed in the line of duty Monday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

EDITORIAL: Death of Abbotsford constable timely reminder

Cariboo-Prince George MP Todd Doherty told the Tribune Tuesday Davidson’s death shows that people who put on uniforms often run toward danger.

The Canadian flag lowered to half-mast outside the Williams Lake RCMP detachment in honour of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson, killed in the line of duty Monday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Williams Lake reporter Monica Lamb-Yorski says there’s a growing number in the category of #YouToo?

EDITORIAL: #YouToo?

With the rapidly growing number of #MeToo posts comes more allegations of other perpetrators

Williams Lake reporter Monica Lamb-Yorski says there’s a growing number in the category of #YouToo?
The lobby in front of Rink 1 at Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex was a busy place Saturday as hundreds of Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association players, coaches and team managers from Initiation to Midget made the time for picture day. Hockey season is well underway in the lakecity, with league games starting at 6 a.m. on weekend mornings and stretching throughout the day. Angie Mindus photo

EDITORIAL: Salute to our volunteers

Giving to community makes a big difference

  • Oct 24, 2017
The lobby in front of Rink 1 at Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex was a busy place Saturday as hundreds of Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association players, coaches and team managers from Initiation to Midget made the time for picture day. Hockey season is well underway in the lakecity, with league games starting at 6 a.m. on weekend mornings and stretching throughout the day. Angie Mindus photo
AgriRecovery Program promises to deliver help to ranchers impacted by the 2017 fires. (photo submitted)

Wildfire recovery for ranchers

A light dusting of snow in areas of the Cariboo Chilcotin this…

AgriRecovery Program promises to deliver help to ranchers impacted by the 2017 fires. (photo submitted)
Wild horses seen along the Taseko Road between Yunesit’in and Xeni Gwet’in at a spot known by locals as Pop Corn Cabin seen by Alice William of 150 Mile House on Friday, Sept. 1. “A few young foals are sharing range with cows,” said William. Alice William photo

PHOTO: Chilcotin wild horses

Wild horses share a grazing field with some cows at a spot…

  • Sep 7, 2017
Wild horses seen along the Taseko Road between Yunesit’in and Xeni Gwet’in at a spot known by locals as Pop Corn Cabin seen by Alice William of 150 Mile House on Friday, Sept. 1. “A few young foals are sharing range with cows,” said William. Alice William photo
Empathy for Texas

Empathy for Texas

Catastrophic. A landmark event. Crippling. Unprecedented. Devastating.

Empathy for Texas