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Tribune readers share ‘cool’ shots during cold snap

An extreme cold warning continues with bitterly cold arctic air

Murdered and Missing Indigenous women, girls, two-spirited and others: Williams Lake
Minister of Indigenous Services meets with protesters at a rail blockade
BC COS rescues two elk from under collapsed haystack in Smithers
Canada doesn't tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

CRIMESTOPPERS: Williams Lake RCMP request public’s assistance locating four individuals

They are wanted for various outstanding warrants or breaching conditions

  • Jan 15, 2020

Williams Lake RCMP seeking information, generator stolen in December from local mill

Anyone witnessing anything suspicious on Frizzi Road between Dec. 12 to 23 is asked to call police

Cold weather issues force Williams Lake Salvation Army to serve lunch in its drop-in centre

A broken furnace, frozen water pipes and broken exhaust fan were fixed by the end Tuesday

Impaired driving charges on the rise in Williams Lake

RCMP Const. Colin Champagne said there were 271 drivers charged in 2019, 157 in 2018

Williams Lake’s cold snap poses challenges for road maintenance by city crews

Half of the fleet was having issues which required the assistance of the mechanical crew

Cariboo-Chilcotin area chiefs Alphonse and Sellars to address UNDRIP 2020

The two will have 10 minutes each to speak at the sold-out one-day event in Vancouver on Tuesday, Jan. 14

Australian firefighting volunteers impress deployed Cariboo Fire Centre operations supervisor

Darren Wilkinson of Williams Lake spent five weeks helping co-ordinate support for wildfire battle

If B.C. adopts year-round daylight time, each East Kootenay town would pick own time zone

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka stopped by a recent regional district meeting to explain

Lakecity students create Dollars for Koalas fundraiser to repay service of Australian firefighters

A group of students at Lake City Secondary Williams Lake Campus are helming their own fundraiser

Cariboo Friendship Society shelter busy amid cold snap

“It’s quite busy,” said Jodie Sellars, who works at the CFS.

Environment Canada issues extreme weather warning for Williams Lake and B.C. Interior

All the elements of winter reared their heads overnight Sunday, just as forecasted