Deni House beds to open in November: IH

Twenty eight new beds at Deni House will open on Nov. 28, Karen Brunoro, residential nurse manager for Interior Health, told the Cariboo Regional District board at meeting last week.

  • Oct. 11, 2011 5:00 p.m.

Twenty eight new beds at Deni House will open on Nov. 28, Karen Brunoro, residential nurse manager for Interior Health, told the Cariboo Regional District board at meeting last week.

She said the renovations are almost complete, and the beds will be fully operational by Dec. 15, 2011.


Health recruitment and retention project received

Nancy Wagner and Melanie Reed, Thompson Rivers University graduate students, and Catherine Whitman, community health integrated services health service administrator, with Interior Health presented the Cariboo Regional District board with a  presentation about the new recruitment and retention project, at the CRD meeting last week.

The Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District (CCRHD) funded the project, which focused on developing a strategy to recruit physicians and other health-care providers to the region, and in particular the 100 Mile House and Williams Lake areas.


CRD endorses policies

The CRD board endorsed a number of recommendations from the Cariboo Regional District Committee of the Whole meeting held on Sept. 15. The policies include a code of conduct and ethics, director’s remuneration, election period communications, regional development framework and a new process for appointing representatives to the North Central Local Government Association. The policies are posted on the CRD website at


Board supports Wildwood Disc Golf Course

The CRD gave approval in principle to the Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department Association to construct a disc golf course on CRD property adjacent to the Wildwood fire hall. The approval-in-principle is for a two-year agreement with the association, subject to confirmation that there are no operational conflicts with the fire department or safety issues with the location. Disc golf is a game in which individual players throw a disc into a basket or at a target.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
FRENCH CONNECTION: Skating rink welcomed

This lake one will not last long but is still worth it

Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Observer.
FOREST INK: New batteries close to industrial level applications

The good news is the hope that this cost should come down each year

Researchers in B.C. say earlier than usual return of bats or dead bats can indicate trouble, such as signs of white-nose syndrome. (Cathy Koot photo)
Public help is essential for monitoring for bat disease

Anyone finding a dead bat is asked to report it to the BC Community Bat Program

Sandi Griffiths is the region’s new district manager of transportation for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
New MOTI district manager takes the wheel in Williams Lake

Sandi Griffiths replaces Todd Hubner who retired recently

A health worker holds a vial of AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to members of the police at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Mainz, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. The federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate, start with the vaccination of police officers in internal police vaccination centers. (Andreas Arnold/dpa via AP)
B.C. officials to unveil new details of COVID vaccination plan Monday

Seniors and health-care workers who haven’t gotten their shot are next on the list

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed by Tofino RCMP in Opitsaht. (Black Press Media file photo)
Man shot and killed by RCMP near Tofino, police watchdog investigating

Investigation underway by Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia.

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver on Tuesday December 11, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C.’s compromise on in-person worship at three churches called ‘absolutely unacceptable’

Would allow outdoor services of 25 or less by Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack churches

Baldy Mountain Resort was shut down on Saturday after a fatal workplace accident. (Baldy Mountain picture)
Jasmine and Gwen Donaldson are part of the CAT team working to reduce stigma for marginalized groups in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Jasmine’s story: Stigma can be the hardest hurdle for those overcoming addiction

Recovering B.C. addict says welcome, connection and community key for rebuilding after drug habit

A Vancouver restaurant owner was found guilty of violating B.C.’s Human Rights Code by discriminating against customers on the basis of their race. (Pixabay)
Vancouver restaurant owner ordered to pay $4,000 to customers after racist remark

Referring to patrons as ‘you Arabs’ constitutes discrimination under B.C.’s Human Rights Code, ruling deems

Nanaimo children’s author and illustrator Lindsay Ford’s latest book is ‘Science Girl.’ (Photo courtesy Lindsay Ford)
B.C. children’s writer encourages girls to pursue the sciences in new book

Lindsay Ford is holding a virtual launch for latest book, ‘Science Girl’

Most Read