Cariboo Regional District

A Cariboo Regional District director and School District 27 trustee, Angie Delainey is also a fourth generation business owner in downtown Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Angie Delainey appointed Cariboo Regional District representative on regional board

Delainey and Steve Forseth represent the CRD at the North Central Local Government Association

 

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)

Industrial park slated for Watch Lake Road

Building company Omnitek to start building new plant on 32-acre site

 

Pauline Schmutz, 75, receives her COVID-19 vaccine from public health nurse Donna McKenzie on Tuesday, April 13 at the community clinic at Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Additional COVID-19 vaccine clinics scheduled for Horsefly, Big Lake

Anyone 18 and over who has not received a vaccine yet is encouraged to register

 

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)

CRD considers options for cannabis retail outlets

Report expected later this summer, following request for outlet in Lac La Hache

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)
Crews work to repair Horsefly Road east of Williams Lake . (Ministry of Transportation video)

MoTI activates district operations centre, response to flood damaged roads in Cariboo region

Engineers, experts being pulled from across the province to help

Crews work to repair Horsefly Road east of Williams Lake . (Ministry of Transportation video)
Rip rap being installed on the Quesnel Hixon Road, one of more than 90 sites impacted by spring freshet in the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Rip rap being installed on the Quesnel Hixon Road, one of more than 90 sites impacted by spring freshet in the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Gibraltar Mine has started calling back 34 workers laid off on April 27 because it has received its permit to reactive the Gibraltar East Pit. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)

Gibraltar Mine receives permit, calling back laid off employees

Mining has begun in the Gibraltar East pit

Gibraltar Mine has started calling back 34 workers laid off on April 27 because it has received its permit to reactive the Gibraltar East Pit. (Taseko Mines Ltd. photo)
Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson speaking in the legislature Monday, May 10. (Video screen shot)

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA calls for rural infrastructure renewal fund

Lorne Doerkson said central parts of rural B.C. devastated by flooding, crumbling infrastructure

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson speaking in the legislature Monday, May 10. (Video screen shot)
100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

CRD wants MoTI to communicate with newcomers

Homeowners unaware of road responsibilities

100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
A mine blast registered as a 2.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday, April 25, 34 kilometres north of Williams Lake. (Natural Resources Canada map)

Gibraltar Mine blast registers as 2.6 magnitude earthquake north of Williams Lake

Natural Resource Canada seismologist flagged it as a blast after researching the details

A mine blast registered as a 2.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday, April 25, 34 kilometres north of Williams Lake. (Natural Resources Canada map)
The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)

South Cariboo directors drive home need for road repairs

South Cariboo Joint Committee to seek help across the region.

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)
The Horsefly Road is closed at Bells Lake Road due to a washout as of Thursday afternoon, April 22. (Misty Schulz photo)
The Horsefly Road is closed at Bells Lake Road due to a washout as of Thursday afternoon, April 22. (Misty Schulz photo)
Cariboo Festival Society president Robin Ford, left, and board member Chris Ford outside of Williams Lake Evangelical Free Church on Eleventh Avenue where a virtual version of the festival kicked off Monday, April 12. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune).

Cariboo Festival showcasing virtually in lakecity

Each performer was allowed one spectator and Angela Sommer accompanying them on piano

Cariboo Festival Society president Robin Ford, left, and board member Chris Ford outside of Williams Lake Evangelical Free Church on Eleventh Avenue where a virtual version of the festival kicked off Monday, April 12. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune).
The Yunesit'in Government in partnership with the BC Wildfire Service will be conducting a prescribed burn seven kilometres west of the community and 25 kilometres south of Alexis Creek on the south side of the Chilcotin River. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Prescribed burning planned to reduce wildfire risk near Yunesit’in

Burning may begin as early as April 13 in partnership with BC Wildfire Service

The Yunesit'in Government in partnership with the BC Wildfire Service will be conducting a prescribed burn seven kilometres west of the community and 25 kilometres south of Alexis Creek on the south side of the Chilcotin River. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Regional Airport, and Anahim Lake Airport, will receive funding from the province in addition to grant funding announced earlier this month and February. (Patrick Davies photo - Black Press Media)

Additional provincial funding announced for Williams Lake, Anahim Lake airports

55 B.C. airports getting a boost for April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 operations

Williams Lake Regional Airport, and Anahim Lake Airport, will receive funding from the province in addition to grant funding announced earlier this month and February. (Patrick Davies photo - Black Press Media)
The Cariboo Memorial Hospital redevelopment project is one step closer with the announcement that Graham Design Builders Ltd. has been chosen to oversee the construction. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

B.C. company chosen for $217.8 million hospital redevelopment in Williams Lake

Graham Design Builders LP of Delta was the succesful bidder

The Cariboo Memorial Hospital redevelopment project is one step closer with the announcement that Graham Design Builders Ltd. has been chosen to oversee the construction. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Highway 20 has some rough sections between Chilanko Forks and Nimpo Lake. (Photo submitted)
Highway 20 has some rough sections between Chilanko Forks and Nimpo Lake. (Photo submitted)
The Cariboo Regional District Quesnel Library reopened to the public on Sept. 24, 2020 after closing due to COVID-19. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Cariboo Regional District offices will stay open as COVID cases surge in B.C.

The district has regional offices in Quesnel, 100 Mile House and Williams Lake

The Cariboo Regional District Quesnel Library reopened to the public on Sept. 24, 2020 after closing due to COVID-19. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A new slippage on the Soda Ferry Creek Road is impacting the lives off four households with eight adults and five school-aged children. (Diane Dunaway photo)

Stuck in the muck, some Cariboo roads causing problems

“There’s nothing to grade, it’s just mud,” said Soda Creek resident Lynda Archibald

A new slippage on the Soda Ferry Creek Road is impacting the lives off four households with eight adults and five school-aged children. (Diane Dunaway photo)
Therisa Capoose, 65, receives her COVID-19 moderna vaccine from public health nurse Kendra Taylor at the Williams Lake Health Clinic on Wednesday, March 24. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly to get more COVID-19 clinic dates, IH confirms

Residents trying to book Thursday, March 25 were told it was all booked

Therisa Capoose, 65, receives her COVID-19 moderna vaccine from public health nurse Kendra Taylor at the Williams Lake Health Clinic on Wednesday, March 24. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)