Local News

Large rogue floating ‘island’ corralled by Lac la Hache residents

At least 60 feet wide, this large mass of plants is free-floating on the lake

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Province's MMU supporting Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake
Ranch hosts First Nation children, elders and youth
Interface fuel management near Williams Lake
B.C. First Nation breaks ground on $4.5 million gas bar in the Chilcotin

RCMP responded to reports of suicidal male near Lac la Hache

Subject treated and released into care of family

  • Jul 9, 2020

Williams Lake receives flood planning, mitigation support from Province

Williams Lake has been approved to receive $150,000 in funding

Firearm ban targets law-abiding citizens: Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association

“Eighty per cent of firearms that are used in crimes are smuggled into Canada,” Davidson said.

Wildfire crews to burn Fox Mountain fuel management woody debris

Burning could begin as early as July 8 and go until as late as Sept. 29

Flooding forces closure of Cedar Point Provincial Park Campground near Likely

It is closed until further notice due to flooding from Quesnel Lake

RCMP seek man facing sexual assault charges

Police believe he may be living on central Vancouver Island but also has a history in the Cariboo region

  • Jul 7, 2020

Quesnel to resume in-person council meetings July 7

Meeting rooms and council chamber occupancy limits have been established

  • Jul 6, 2020

Barkerville apologizes for ‘surviving pandemics’ newspaper ad

“Surviving Pandemics Since 1862” has been removed from any further ad campaigns

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Cariboo, North Thompson region

Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake and 100 Mile House all under watch

Barkerville writes a new page in its own history book

Kate Cox is the new CEO of Barkerville Historic Town and Park and Cottonwood House Historic Site

Williams Lake cow boss statue replacement options explored

Statue was modelled after Evan Howarth, former cow boss at Cotton Ranch

Youth prepare projects for August 4-H sale in Williams Lake

COVID restrictions will be in place

  • Jul 4, 2020

Flood warnings remain in place for areas of Cariboo Chilcotin

Risk of thunderstorms Friday evening for Williams Lake, Puntzi Mountain areas