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Williams Lake resident Richard Norman (front) is thankful for the recent addition of a motorized grocery cart at Save-On-Foods allowing him and other low-mobility residents to more freely get around the store. Pictured from Save-On-Foods are store manager Mark Moyes (back from left) and assistant store managers Harrison Rose and Matt Sidor. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Resident thankful for another low-mobility shopping option in lakecity

Save-On-Foods adds motorized grocery cart for shoppers’ use

 

An RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Two people arrested following fight in Lac La Hache: RCMP

Man allegedly sprayed two victims with bear spray.

 

MP Todd Doherty took to Facebook after his family recently received threats. (Todd Doherty, MP Facebook photo)
MP Todd Doherty took to Facebook after his family recently received threats. (Todd Doherty, MP Facebook photo)
Columnist David Zirnhelt’s grandsons practice some fun roping on his granddaughter at the family ranch. (David ZIrnhelt photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RANCH MUSINGS: Roping, is that an essential skill for a ranch hand?

We all know someone who has had a digit reducing accident while roping

  • Apr 11, 2021
Columnist David Zirnhelt’s grandsons practice some fun roping on his granddaughter at the family ranch. (David ZIrnhelt photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
An RCMP cruiser flashes its light as it speeds up Highway 97. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

South Cariboo RCMP officers suffer minor injuries after scuffle with alleged prohibited driver

Police said the 44-year-old man resisted arrest and shoved an officer to the ground

An RCMP cruiser flashes its light as it speeds up Highway 97. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Audrey McKinnon is seeking the NDP nomination for the federal riding of Cariboo-Prince George. (Twitter)

Audrey McKinnon puts name forward for NDP for federal election

McKinnon preparing for a contested nomination for Prince George-Cariboo riding

Audrey McKinnon is seeking the NDP nomination for the federal riding of Cariboo-Prince George. (Twitter)
Chilcotin rancher Doug Schuk, left, is vaccinated by nurse practitioner Patrice Gordon at the Tatla Lake Community Hall COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, April 6. (Photo submitted)

COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues in Cariboo-Chilcotin

A larger vaccination clinic will open at TRU Williams Lake on Monday, April 12

Chilcotin rancher Doug Schuk, left, is vaccinated by nurse practitioner Patrice Gordon at the Tatla Lake Community Hall COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, April 6. (Photo submitted)
The Williams Lake Minor Fastball Association is stepping up to the plate for its 2021 season at the Dave Means Ball Park, albeit with modified rules and regulations in place due to the pandemic. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Minor Fastball accepting registration for 2021 season

Practices will run Monday and Wednesday evenings until the end of June

The Williams Lake Minor Fastball Association is stepping up to the plate for its 2021 season at the Dave Means Ball Park, albeit with modified rules and regulations in place due to the pandemic. (Photo submitted)
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)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: This is the ‘mothering season’ on most ranches

For me and my wife, this week started with our first two calves

  • Apr 4, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
The West Fraser Road is closed 600 metres north of Eberding Road Thursday, April 1 as Emcon Services Inc. completes temporary repairs to the area. Estimated time of reopening is late afternoon. (Emcom Services Inc photo)

Road repairs underway on section of West Fraser Road

Emcon Services expected to have the road reopened by the end of day

The West Fraser Road is closed 600 metres north of Eberding Road Thursday, April 1 as Emcon Services Inc. completes temporary repairs to the area. Estimated time of reopening is late afternoon. (Emcom Services Inc photo)
Williams Lake resident Hattie Deyo captured this photograph of a rare white moose, or spirit moose, during a drive in the Cariboo recently. (Hattie Deyo photo)

VIDEO: Rare white ‘spirit moose’ spotted in Cariboo

“It was pretty impactful,” she said. “And one in a million.”

Williams Lake resident Hattie Deyo captured this photograph of a rare white moose, or spirit moose, during a drive in the Cariboo recently. (Hattie Deyo photo)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

RANCH MUSINGS: Changing seasons give us opportunities to see and feel our surroundings

It is not just the viewscape we enjoy from our places, but the near view when we look closely

  • Mar 28, 2021
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)

MLA’s CORNER: Light at the end of the tunnel

Thousands of British Columbians have still not received their BC Recovery Benefit

  • Mar 21, 2021
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)
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INDUSTRIAL UPDATE 2021: Future bright at Mount Polley Mining Corporation

Chief operating officer Don Parsons provides an update

  • Mar 21, 2021
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Jenny Howell - Down to Earth

DOWN TO EARTH: Winter program fun at Gavin Lake

At Gavin Lake, we had managed the day fall outdoor program successfully

  • Mar 20, 2021
Jenny Howell - Down to Earth
Ticks are out in the Cariboo Chilcotin as seen here, this is the second one one of the Tribune’s reporters located on herself Monday. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tick season is alive and well in the Cariboo Chilcotin

Be sure to check yourself if you’ve been out on trails

Ticks are out in the Cariboo Chilcotin as seen here, this is the second one one of the Tribune’s reporters located on herself Monday. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The community of Big Lake lost its only store to a fire overnight. (Photo submitted)

Big Lake store, post office destroyed by fire

The Big Lake Volunteer Fire Fire Dept. responded Sunday evening

The community of Big Lake lost its only store to a fire overnight. (Photo submitted)
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)

MLA’s CORNER: Small business community still on hold

Most are hoping to survive long enough until vaccinations are completed by mid-summer

  • Mar 14, 2021
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)