Municipal Election

Ciel Patenaude (right) is running for SD 27 trustee. Photo submitted
Ciel Patenaude (right) is running for SD 27 trustee. Photo submitted
Angie Delainey is running for both the CRD and SD 27 in the upcoming elections. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Delainey running for CRD and SD 27 trustee

Area E director Angie Delainey has held the post of CRD director for six months

Angie Delainey is running for both the CRD and SD 27 in the upcoming elections. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
City councillor Craig Smith is seeking a second term in the upcoming election. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Smith seeking second term on city council

There are projects coming to fruition he would like to continue working on

City councillor Craig Smith is seeking a second term in the upcoming election. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Election officer Lucas Walters (left) and Chief Election Officer Alice Johnston at Monday’s advanced voting for the Cariboo Regional District Monday, Oct. 15. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

CRD advanced voting Monday, Oct. 15

Advanced voting is available at the CRD board room in Williams Lake for voters living in areas E, F, J and K

Election officer Lucas Walters (left) and Chief Election Officer Alice Johnston at Monday’s advanced voting for the Cariboo Regional District Monday, Oct. 15. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Voting well underway in Williams Lake

Voting well underway in Williams Lake

Advanced voting numbers strong as election day approaches Oct.20.

Voting well underway in Williams Lake
City council hopeful Marnie Brenner (right) and her campaign manager Kimberly Code attended the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce meet and greet held Thursday, Oct. 4. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Local nurse vying for a seat on city council

Marnie Brenner hopes her background will bring a unique perspective to council

City council hopeful Marnie Brenner (right) and her campaign manager Kimberly Code attended the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce meet and greet held Thursday, Oct. 4. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Chris Ford hopes to bring a voice for change on school board

Chris Ford hopes to bring a voice for change on school board

Candidate vying for Zone 6, City of Williams Lake

Chris Ford hopes to bring a voice for change on school board
CRD advance voting indicates strong voter turnout so far

CRD advance voting indicates strong voter turnout so far

Voter turnout is higher compared to the 2014 elections which saw 160 voters in the advance polls.

CRD advance voting indicates strong voter turnout so far
Jodie Capling, 35, is the youngest candidate seeking a seat on Williams Lake city council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Capling hopes to tackle multiple issues if elected

Jodie is the youngest candidate running for a seat on city council

Jodie Capling, 35, is the youngest candidate seeking a seat on Williams Lake city council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Walt Cobb says he’s seeking re-election to continue the work he started while serving the last four years as mayor. Angie Mindus photo
Walt Cobb says he’s seeking re-election to continue the work he started while serving the last four years as mayor. Angie Mindus photo
Karen Blanchard is running for school trustee. Greg Sabatino photo

Respect, listening important qualities for trustee hopeful Karen Blanchard

Big Lake resident Karen Blanchard is hoping her experience will pay dividends

Karen Blanchard is running for school trustee. Greg Sabatino photo
Tom Hoffman, manager of external and stakeholder relations with Tolko Industries Ltd., is running for Williams Lake city council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Professional forester seeking election for Williams Lake city council

Tom Hoffman has previously served on town council and school board in Northern Alberta

Tom Hoffman, manager of external and stakeholder relations with Tolko Industries Ltd., is running for Williams Lake city council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)

B.C.’s new municipal election finance laws getting their first test

Vancouver shows loopholes for early spending, union support

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to local politicians at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler, Sept. 14, 2018. (UBCM)
Monica Lamb-Yorski photo                                Retired principal and teacher James Ritchie is running for School District 27 trustee for Zone 5, Williams Lake fringe.

Retired educator running for SD27 trustee

James Ritchie’s main focus will be working with the board of trustees to restore communication and improve climate in the district

Monica Lamb-Yorski photo                                Retired principal and teacher James Ritchie is running for School District 27 trustee for Zone 5, Williams Lake fringe.
City councillor hopeful Marnie Brenner with her campaign manager Kimberly Code at the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce meet and greet the election candidates forum held at the Gibraltar Room Thursday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Video: Tribune asks election candidates questions at meet and greet

Organized by the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce, the format saw nine of the 10 councillor candidates and the two mayoral hopefuls present

City councillor hopeful Marnie Brenner with her campaign manager Kimberly Code at the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce meet and greet the election candidates forum held at the Gibraltar Room Thursday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce has released its 2018 municipal election all candidates forum video interviews in advance of its Oct. 4 all candidates forum. (Black Press photo)

Chamber releases candidate video interviews in advance of election meet and greet

The videos, which are all linked from YouTube, are available at the following locations:

The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce has released its 2018 municipal election all candidates forum video interviews in advance of its Oct. 4 all candidates forum. (Black Press photo)
SD 27 trustee candidate Mary Forbes and her daughter, Abigael pick up garbage in downtown Williams Lake. Angie Mindus photo

Forbes running for 108 Mile, Lac La Hache trustee seat

Mary Forbes is running for school trustee in the upcoming Oct. 20 election.

SD 27 trustee candidate Mary Forbes and her daughter, Abigael pick up garbage in downtown Williams Lake. Angie Mindus photo
The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meet and greet with the candidates running for seat on city council and will be posting video interviews with each candidate to its website. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meet and greet with the candidates running for seat on city council and will be posting video interviews with each candidate to its website. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
It’s official: B.C.’s civic election campaign period kicks off
Natasha Wiebe is throwing her name in to run for Williams Lake city council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Wiebe throwing her hat in the ring for Williams Lake city council

Natasha Wiebe says health of the community is an important priority

Natasha Wiebe is throwing her name in to run for Williams Lake city council. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo