Opinion

Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone questions the NDP government in the B.C. legislature, Feb. 25, 2020. (Hansard TV)

Todd Stone: More action needed to save B.C. businesses

‘This pandemic recovery effort is about people’

  • Jan 27, 2021
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson. (Photo submitted)

A new beginning

Thank you for choosing me as your MLA

  • Jan 26, 2021
Many members of the Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club, not all of which are pictured here, volunteered their time to make the Bull Mountain family fun day happen during the 2019/20 season. (Patrick Davies photo - WIlliams Lake Tribune)

FOREST INK: Recreation information for Williams Lake and surrounding areas: part two

Community groups have been developing the Cariboo as a world leader in outdoor recreation

  • Jan 24, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)

FRENCH CONNECTION: Great to see gov’t collaboration to curtail COVID-19

The city is urging residents to keep the recommended COVID precautions

  • Jan 24, 2021
As a former reporter and editor at the Tribune, Diana French carries on sharing her ideas through her weekly column. (Photo submitted)
Do you have a Roses and Raspberries? Email editor@wltribune.com. Angie Mindus photo

ROSE: Thanks to all for assistance after fall

Thank you to the staff who responded quickly and kindly

  • Jan 24, 2021
Do you have a Roses and Raspberries? Email editor@wltribune.com. Angie Mindus photo
Do you have a Roses and Raspberries? Email editor@wltribune.com. Angie Mindus photo

ROSES AND RASPBERRIES: ‘Mistleroses’ for Santa-sized bags of gifts at Seniors Village

It was as wonderful as discovering unexpected gifts under a real tree!

  • Jan 23, 2021
Do you have a Roses and Raspberries? Email editor@wltribune.com. Angie Mindus photo
Have you read any good books lately? (File Photo)

Editorial: Literacy matters

This week marks the Williams Lake Tribune’s annual edition of Reach a…

Have you read any good books lately? (File Photo)
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LETTERS: Worship can take place outside of churches

Williams Lake city council needs to mind its own business

  • Jan 22, 2021
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Tribune columnist Jim Hilton captured this photo of the forest floor during a hike in the Helmken Falls area at Wells Gray Provinicial Park. (Jim Hilton photo)

FOREST INK: Forests and its connection to human health, part one

Urbanization and modern lifestyle have diminished possibilities for human contact with nature

  • Jan 17, 2021
Tribune columnist Jim Hilton captured this photo of the forest floor during a hike in the Helmken Falls area at Wells Gray Provinicial Park. (Jim Hilton photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File Photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Wagon visit to Lhoosk’uz (Kluskus): part four

We had arrived at this remote Southern Carrier Nation village after dark…

  • Jan 16, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File Photo)
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LETTERS: I saw the best of humanity near Williams Lake

Special thank you goes to Tara, who took care of my dog without even thinking twice

  • Jan 16, 2021
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The Doxtator family is happy to have their cat home after a case of mistaken identify. (Photo submitted)

LETTER: Thanks to RCMP, neighbours our beloved cat Louise was brought home

She was taken from outside our home in Williams Lake

  • Jan 15, 2021
The Doxtator family is happy to have their cat home after a case of mistaken identify. (Photo submitted)
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
Forest Ink columnist Jim Hilton has been studying the habits of blue grouse in Douglas fir forests around his home in the Cariboo. (Photo by Lonnie Archibald)

FOREST INK: A closer look at our blue grouse family

It turns out blue grouse have an interesting relationship with forestry practices

  • Jan 10, 2021
Forest Ink columnist Jim Hilton has been studying the habits of blue grouse in Douglas fir forests around his home in the Cariboo. (Photo by Lonnie Archibald)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File Photo)

COLUMNS: Wagon road to Kluskus (Lhoosk’uz): part three

Travelling by horse and wagon is measured in days, not miles, writes columnist David Zirnhelt

  • Jan 10, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File Photo)
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File Photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Visit to Kluskus (Lhoosk’us):Part 2

As dark descended on this five-horse outfit, we found a place to camp

  • Jan 3, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File Photo)
Lorne Doerkson is the MLA for the Cariboo Chilcotin. (File photo)

OPINION: A year of challenges

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA reflects on 2020

  • Jan 1, 2021
Lorne Doerkson is the MLA for the Cariboo Chilcotin. (File photo)
Holding his dog Charlie in one hand and hand sanitizer in the other, Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb urged residents to be “sensible” in March 2020 at the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Angie Mindus photo)
Holding his dog Charlie in one hand and hand sanitizer in the other, Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb urged residents to be “sensible” in March 2020 at the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Angie Mindus photo)
CRD chair Margo Wagner (Photo submitted)

OPINION: Cariboo Chilcotin withstood the storm that was 2020, still standing tall: CRD Chair

I see excellent reasons to look forward with anticipation and backwards with pride

  • Jan 1, 2021
CRD chair Margo Wagner (Photo submitted)