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Car dealerships in Williams Lake have seen the COVID-19 pandemic driving changes in business and ways of doing business. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

COVID-19 drives changes for Williams Lake car dealerships

Businesses are adapting to pandemic restrictions

Car dealerships in Williams Lake have seen the COVID-19 pandemic driving changes in business and ways of doing business. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bamboo is a venerable dog at 17 years old but with the help of a wheelchair, he’s able to walk around like a dog half his age. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)

New wheelchair for dogs aims to increase the length and quality of senior dogs’ lives

‘Just like in the human world where we have walkers, wheelchairs and diapers’

Bamboo is a venerable dog at 17 years old but with the help of a wheelchair, he’s able to walk around like a dog half his age. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)
You’ve Got Talent is based on more than 50 interviews from local employers, community information sessions and a coinciding Cariboo Labour Market study. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City offers new hiring guide: You’ve Got Talent

“Our City is open for business. We have the jobs, affordable housing and an outdoor lifestyle.”

You’ve Got Talent is based on more than 50 interviews from local employers, community information sessions and a coinciding Cariboo Labour Market study. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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Young entrepreneurs take over local cracker company

Young entrepreneurs take over local cracker company

Meet Chanelle Sankey and Sara Murray of Hixon Falls Company

Young entrepreneurs take over local cracker company
The Forestry Worker Program for displaced workers in the Interior has been accessed by hundreds of applicants. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Displaced Interior forestry workers access support programs

Hundreds have signed up for pension bridging said consultant Terry Tate

The Forestry Worker Program for displaced workers in the Interior has been accessed by hundreds of applicants. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Satya Yoga owners Tricia McLelland, left, and Angie Delainey will be closing their studio due to COVID-19 but plan to continue teaching yoga out in the community. (Photo submitted)

Satya Yoga stretching in new directions

COVID-19, 2017 wildfires, cause owners to make changes

Satya Yoga owners Tricia McLelland, left, and Angie Delainey will be closing their studio due to COVID-19 but plan to continue teaching yoga out in the community. (Photo submitted)
Barkerville Historic Town and Park is set to re-open its facilities in phases. (Angie Mindus - Black Press File Photo)

Barkerville set to re-open in phases

Accomodations, shops, restaraunts to open June 18, exhibits and public programming July 3

Barkerville Historic Town and Park is set to re-open its facilities in phases. (Angie Mindus - Black Press File Photo)
Taseko’s Gibraltar Mine north of Williams Lake employs roughly 650. (Photo submitted)

Mining Month: A celebration of dedication and resiliency

May is Mining Month, as proclaimed by the Province of B.C.

  • Jun 1, 2020
Taseko’s Gibraltar Mine north of Williams Lake employs roughly 650. (Photo submitted)
(Black Press File photo)

100 per cent of Cariboo businesses have had to reduce employee hours or lay employees off, study finds

This survey was conducted by the BC Chamber of Commerce called the COVID-19 Impact Pulse Check #3

(Black Press File photo)
A message from JAK’s Beer Wine & Spirits

A message from JAK’s Beer Wine & Spirits

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  • May 27, 2020
A message from JAK’s Beer Wine & Spirits
Mike Shannon brewing up unique coffee blends for Cariboo

Mike Shannon brewing up unique coffee blends for Cariboo

Mike Shannon enjoys the perks of owning a coffee business.

Mike Shannon brewing up unique coffee blends for Cariboo
Downtown Williams Lake business marketing co-ordinator Brent Dafoe has launched a Business Portrait Project and invites businesses who would like a window painting to contact him. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Downtown Williams Lake BIA launches business portrait project

The project aims to add some lighthearted fun and unite the downtown

Downtown Williams Lake business marketing co-ordinator Brent Dafoe has launched a Business Portrait Project and invites businesses who would like a window painting to contact him. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A message from local family doctor, Dr. Doug Neufeld
A message from local family doctor, Dr. Doug Neufeld
Williams Lake FreshCo eyes opening May 28
Williams Lake FreshCo eyes opening May 28
Williams Lake’s economic development officer says several groups are working together to provide supports to business owners impacted by COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake agencies collaborate to support local businesses impacted by COVID-19

‘We are trying to make sure we are making good referrals,’ said City’s economic development officer

Williams Lake’s economic development officer says several groups are working together to provide supports to business owners impacted by COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Physiotherapy Clinic

Williams Lake Physiotherapy Clinic

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  • Apr 8, 2020
Williams Lake Physiotherapy Clinic
Lake City Ford Sales and Lake City Collision

Lake City Ford Sales and Lake City Collision

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  • Apr 1, 2020
Lake City Ford Sales and Lake City Collision
Williams Lake and District Credit Union

Williams Lake and District Credit Union

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  • Apr 1, 2020
Williams Lake and District Credit Union
Downtown Williams Lake March 26, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CHAMBER CHATTER: Navigating the future in response to COVID-19

A message from Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce president Vanessa Riplinger

  • Mar 26, 2020
Downtown Williams Lake March 26, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Of the 700 men and women that work at Gibraltar, 96 per cent of the wages are paid to those living in Williams Lake, Quesnel, and 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE 2020: Gibraltar now a state-of-the-art facility

The mine now has an average annual production of 135-million pounds per year

  • Mar 22, 2020
Of the 700 men and women that work at Gibraltar, 96 per cent of the wages are paid to those living in Williams Lake, Quesnel, and 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)