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Williams Lake councillor says political pressure needed to fast track salvage wood permits

Councillor Nelson believes there is too much red tape to get through to salvage fire-damaged wood, asks mayor to call Premier Horgan

Bringing the magic back this season

MLA Musings by Donna Barnett for Nov. 21

  • Nov 21st, 2017

Safe ride home

Operation Red Nose program kicks off Nov. 24 in Williams Lake

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Young cougar kitten rescued by COS
Opioid Crisis update for Williams Lake city council
New BC Transit buses for Williams Lake
Rogers Hometown Hockey descends on Williams Lake

Cariboo Regional District board highlights

Highlights from the CRD board meeting on November 17

  • Nov 19th, 2017

Era of Megafires presentation

Experts to present on summer’s fires

  • Nov 17th, 2017

UPDATE: Vancouver Island driver killed when logging truck leaves road

TimberWest contractor dies near Caycuse, off the shores of Lake Cowichan

Protection service officer at Cowichan Hospital gets award for handling man with knife

Charles Kraeling honoured for his heroic actions at the health facility during an incident in July.

VIDEO: Camera records brazen daylight theft of parcel

Langley family releases surveillance footage to alert others

Air quality advisory for Williams Lake

Advisory expected to persist until weather conditions change

Williams Lake Esk’etemc elder receives Indspire Award

Cecilia De Rose is being honoured for her leadership in preserving her culture, heritage and spirituality.

Steelhead face extinction in Chilcotin watershed

Spawning population forecast in the Chilcotin watershed is at an all-time low

Constitutional challenge in polygamy case delayed

Legal process for fundamentalist Mormon leader found guilty of polygamy grinds to a halt.

Witness in Victoria court case admits to previous killings

The man was a paid agent of the RCMP, who say they had no evidence to back up the confessions

CRD consultations hear diverse views on wildfire response in Williams Lake

People encouraged to come to further sessions to be held around Cariboo Chilcotin

Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive

“If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.”

Former Surrey MP Gurmant Grewal running for BC Liberal leadership

Grewal says he’s running on an ‘experienced, successful’ track record

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Surveys beginning to show economic impact of wildfires in the Interior

An estimated $23 million in lost business occurred in the first five weeks after the fires.

VIDEO: Wildlife centre reminds people to be bear aware

Bear cubs admitted to centre after mothers put down

Big White opposed to BC Family Day switch

Date change would negatively impact B.C. tourism, consumers, says Kelowna area resort

Rally held for B.C. youth aging out of foster care

Nearly 100 people showed up to provide support to those who have aged out of provincial foster care in the province.