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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
B.C. First Nation breaks ground on $4.5 million gas bar in the Chilcotin

WildSafeBC launches new bear awareness campaign this summer

This program is designed to educate people about the risks of leaving out unattended garbage

Beloved cow boss statue in Williams Lake comes off mount overlooking Stampede Grounds

Not clear at this time if statue fell off on its own, or was vandalized

City invites community to celebrate Canada Day together by staying apart

Events include three separate processions, and a flyover

  • Jun 20, 2020

BC Wildfire Service partially rescinds ban of open burning in Cariboo Fire Centre

Open burning within the Chilcotin Fire Zone remains restricted

  • Jun 19, 2020

Foundry youth centre funding approved for Williams Lake and area

Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre is partnering with youth, agencies to design it

Having students back in school best thing: Supt. Chris van der Mark

“We’ve been adjusting to the new landscape that we’ve found ourselves in.”

Coming soon: Paradise Cinemas reopens with help from a few classics

Back to the Future, Jurassic Park and E.T. usher in theatre’s restart

Clean energy project to improve living standards at Xeni Gwet’in First Nation

Diesel use for electricity generation will be reduced by approximately 50,000 litres per year

Williams Lake 2020 grads to be celebrated with reverse parade

“This is our opportunity to turn no into yes”

Two Williams Lake water main breaks slated for permanent repairs

They resulted in no interruption of service except for golf course’s fire hydrants, one washroom

City partially rescinds evacuation order for Frizzi Road

An evacuation order for one of 11 properties on Frizzi Road has been lifted by the City