Local News

Todd Doherty is seeking a third term as MP in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
Todd Doherty is seeking a third term as MP in the Cariboo Prince George riding. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP are seeking the public’ assistance locating Sharma Delorma Char. (File image)

Williams Lake RCMP seek public’s assistance locating woman wanted on outstanding warrant

Sharma Delorma Char has ties Williams Lake, Quesnel and Kamloops

  • Aug 30, 2021
Williams Lake RCMP are seeking the public’ assistance locating Sharma Delorma Char. (File image)
(File photo)

Williams Lake RCMP confirm Highway 20 crash claims one life, seriously injures driver

Road was closed between Bond Lake Road and Chimney Valley Road for several hours Monday

(File photo)
The former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site with some of the original buildings still intact as of August 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The former St. Joseph’s Mission Indian Residential School site with some of the original buildings still intact as of August 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)

Search crews look for missing Alexandria man between Quesnel and Williams Lake

Quesnel Search and Rescue are asking the public to avoid the search area

Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)
Angela Siegmueller, 42, of Williams Lake is a peer member of the Community Action Team. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Recovering addict praises support received in Williams Lake

Angela Siegmueller says she’s tapped into every available resource

Angela Siegmueller, 42, of Williams Lake is a peer member of the Community Action Team. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
An aerial photo taken in April 2021 shows waters encroaching on the Mountain House Road which is the main road through the Xat’sull First Nation. (Max Winkelman photo)

Xats’ull First Nation continues with flood hazard study, receives UBCM funding

Xat’sull First Nation has been awarded $150,000 for flood planning from the…

An aerial photo taken in April 2021 shows waters encroaching on the Mountain House Road which is the main road through the Xat’sull First Nation. (Max Winkelman photo)
Central Cariboo Arts Centre in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Central Cariboo Arts Centre slated for upgrades

Efficiency upgrades are planned for the Central Cariboo Arts Centre in Williams…

Central Cariboo Arts Centre in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
William Johnson, sets out to walk from the former site of the St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School and home to Esk’etemc on Friday, Aug. 20. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Walk from site of former St. Joseph’s Residential School to Esk’etemc a healing journey

The route followed one children sometimes used to runaway from the school

William Johnson, sets out to walk from the former site of the St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School and home to Esk’etemc on Friday, Aug. 20. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cpl. Brett Squire, Williams RCMP media relations officer. (Photo submitted)

RCMP corporal to bolster media relations in Williams Lake

Cpl. Brett Squire arrived at the detachment February 2020

Cpl. Brett Squire, Williams RCMP media relations officer. (Photo submitted)
Kelsey Hollet administers the COVID-19 vaccine during a pop-up clinic held at Paradise Cinemas on Saturday, Aug. 21. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Pop-up vaccine clinic at Paradise Cinemas boosts local numbers

The clinic will be open Saturday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kelsey Hollet administers the COVID-19 vaccine during a pop-up clinic held at Paradise Cinemas on Saturday, Aug. 21. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The planned ignition that took place at the northeast corner of Dog Creek Road and 1100 Road last week. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Flat Lake Fire now under control

The status of the fire remains active

The planned ignition that took place at the northeast corner of Dog Creek Road and 1100 Road last week. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
A three-year fuel treatment project in the Esler block of the Williams Lake Community Forest is scheduled to wrap up this fall. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Community Forest 9-km fuel break nears completion

The project started three years ago in the Esler block near the powerline

A three-year fuel treatment project in the Esler block of the Williams Lake Community Forest is scheduled to wrap up this fall. (Photo submitted)
The Soda-Creek Macalister Road remains closed since a slide destroyed a section of the road in 2020. Here it is on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Work is underway on Highway 20 in Williams Lake to rebuild the base of the road impacted by the historic Hodgson slide. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Highway 20 rebuild of road base underway in Williams Lake

Final asphalt paving anticipated to take place by the Labour Day weekend

The Soda-Creek Macalister Road remains closed since a slide destroyed a section of the road in 2020. Here it is on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Work is underway on Highway 20 in Williams Lake to rebuild the base of the road impacted by the historic Hodgson slide. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Garth Frizzell is a Prince George city councillor, and the Liberal candidate for the Federal election for Cariboo-Prince George. (Submitted Photo)

Cariboo-Prince George Liberal candidate visiting outlying communities

Garth Frizzell is a city councillor and past president of the Canadian Federation of Municipalities

Garth Frizzell is a Prince George city councillor, and the Liberal candidate for the Federal election for Cariboo-Prince George. (Submitted Photo)
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)

Cariboo Fire Centre responds to concerns over rescinding of campfire prohibition

A campfire is any fire smaller than 0.5 metres wide by 0.5 metres high

  • Aug 26, 2021
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media - File)
Fight 4 Freedom participants protested at Williams Lake City Hall Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo submitted)

Opposition to COVID-19 vaccine passports puts pressure on Cariboo politicians

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson has received dozens of letters against the passport

Fight 4 Freedom participants protested at Williams Lake City Hall Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo submitted)
The Soda-Creek Macalister Road continues to be closed approximately 45 kilometres north of Williams Lake due to a slide in April 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Soda-Creek Macalister Road continues to be closed approximately 45 kilometres north of Williams Lake due to a slide in April 2020. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Real estate agency in Kimberley. Paul Rodgers file

Rising number of Kootenay real estate sales to out of region buyers

Most out of region buyers from Lower Mainland and Alberta

Real estate agency in Kimberley. Paul Rodgers file
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Williams Lake RCMP take woman brandishing sword into custody with help of police dog

The woman was near Williams Lake City Hall when the incident occurred

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)