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VIDEO: Researchers rely on drones to survey aftermath of B.C. wildfires

UBC researchers are using aerial drones to study the historic 2017 wildfires in the province

  • Dec 15th, 2017

The West Fraser Aquatic Centre now open

New facility serves many needs in the community

No charges against BC RCMP officer for in-custody death

Conclusion of investigation into the actions of the officer from Valentine’s Day 2015.

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TRU executive director with new communications manager
Young cougar kitten rescued by COS
Opioid Crisis update for Williams Lake city council
New BC Transit buses for Williams Lake

In the spirit of giving

Girl guides organization alive and well in Williams Lake

Operation Red Nose at your service

Seasonal transportation option for those out enjoying the festive season

Still no sign of David Jeff

A 67-year-old Williams Lake man missing since the wildfire evacuation in July has not been located

Missing person: 18-year-old Joshua McKee from Quesnel

RCMP are asking that anyone who has seen or heard from McKee get in touch with Quesnel detachment

Christmas Wish Breakfast underway

Donations help make Christmas brighter for those in need

Kelowna West voters to pick Christy Clark’s replacement in February

Premier John Horgan says while no date yet, he will call the byelection in early January.

Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate

Feisty moments as the six candidates square off in Kelowna Saturday

Williams Lake grandfather helped stop CIBC bank robbery in progress

Stopping a bank robbery was “the right thing to do,” says Bill Drebit

Charges laid against CIBC bank robbery suspect

100 Mile House man charged with robbery and wearing a disguise

Housing program sees success in Williams Lake

Housing First has helped 15 residents find homes since June

Pedestrian in hospital after being hit by vehicle on Highway 97

Williams Lake RCMP and Emergency Health Services attend the scene at 9:12 pm Wednesday night

Thieves make off with landmark bowling pins

Cariboo Bowling Lanes owner John Dell hopes public can solve the case of the missing pins

Williams Lake RCMP inspector responds to Maclean’s ranking

Violent crime due to a core group of offenders: Insp. Jeff Pelley

CRD to host online wildfire consultation via Facebook Live tonight

Tune in to the CRD’s Emergency Operation Centre Facebook page between 6:30 and 8 p.m. tonight

Museum society hopes to relocate back downtown

Members pass motion at AGM to investigate moving the museum back into city’s core

Williams Lake named fourth “most dangerous” in Canada

Maclean’s Magazine rankings out today and Williams Lake is once again in the bottom five

Quesnel to install needle disposal boxes in city-maintained washrooms

Between September 2016 and September 2017, at least 35,527 needles were handed out in Quesnel