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Williams Lake vying for crime stats that reflect regional service area police respond to

A North Central Local Government Association resolution from Williams Lake calls on the province to direct the RCMP to amend its reporting of crime stats

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Brenner first Indigenous female on Williams Lake city council

Only 18 per cent of mayor’s seats across Canada are occupied by a woman and only 28 per cent of city councillor seats are occupied by women, Brenner pointed out

Hydro planning tree trimming and removal near power lines at McLeese Lake

CRD Area D director Steve Forseth contacted Hydro after hearing concerns from local residents

Unsolved 2008 murder of Gerald Supernault
Fortis BC on RNG
Williams Lake Employment Solutions Summit
Homeless man overwhelmed by support in Williams Lake

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Webstad’s Orange Shirt story helps lead the way for truth and reconciliation

Webstad said the Orange Shirt movement has been divinely guided from the very beginning.

Traffic slowed to a single lane by McLeese Lake

An overturned semi truck has reduced traffic to one lane along Highway 97

Chief of Staff Dr. Paul Magnuson weighs in on maternity ward closure

Initially the reaction was “obviously” very difficult to accept and there was some angst and anxiety over the closure, Magnuson said.

Mysterious open water at Tyee Lake has residents searching for answers

Patch of water has remained open, even through February cold spells

  • Mar 7, 2019

Williams Lake Airport lands $1.5 million ACAP grant for airfield lighting upgrade

The construction project will hopefully go to tender by summer says airport manager

100 Mile to be debt free by July, says mayor

‘We’re in good shape. Probably in better shape than pretty well most communities in B.C.’

UPDATE: Police ask Good Samaritan in brake check shooting to come forward

Victim flagged down passing motorist who transported man to hospital

CRD to replace 14 fire trucks before 2023

Replacements scheduled for Lone Butte, Forest Grove and Kersley VFDs

Williams Lake Fire Department responds to gas leak on Frizzi Road

At 1:15 p.m. the area was cleared by the WLFD at Sigurdson Forest Products due to the leak.

Quesnel, Prince George and Williams Lake had worst air quality in Canada in 2018: report

All three cities also had some of the worst air quality in the world during the B.C. wildfires

Loon Lake Road mom gives birth on side of Highway 97

“It did really help us knowing the ambulance was at least on its way”

Fortis BC shares renewable natural gas information with CRD

Another way of describing it is a circular economy approach, Siraz Dalmir told the CRD

UPDATE: Shooting suspect remanded into custody in Prince George

Randi Allison Saunders does not make personal appearance in Williams Lake Provincial Court

Driver goes down 40-foot embankment after losing control near 108 Mile Ranch

The weekly police report from the 100 Mile House and area RCMP

  • Mar 6, 2019