Cariboo

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)

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)
MP for Cariboo-Prince George Todd Doherty. File photo

OPINION: Canada’s best days are yet to come

There is light at the end of this dark tunnel

  • Jan 1, 2021
MP for Cariboo-Prince George Todd Doherty. File photo
Black Lives Matter protesters marched through the streets of Williams Lake Friday, June 5, led by teen Rea Klar (Angie Mindus photo)

YEAR IN REVIEW: June 2020

Community shows support with reverse grad parade

Black Lives Matter protesters marched through the streets of Williams Lake Friday, June 5, led by teen Rea Klar (Angie Mindus photo)
Re/Max Williams Lake Realty donated $7,175 this holiday season to the Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation (CMHF). Pictured are Pauline Smith (from left) and Court Smith who presented the cheque to Joy Hennig, Tammy Tugnum and Rick Nelson of the CMHF. Contributing realtors included Lynda Colgate, Dana Lynn Favel, George Best, Ryan Best, Geordie Moore, Lauren Moore, Marian Gibb, Kevin Brown, Pauline Smith and Court Smith. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake residents open their hearts, wallets for Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation

So far, the gala has raised $92,721 through an online silent auction and donations

Re/Max Williams Lake Realty donated $7,175 this holiday season to the Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation (CMHF). Pictured are Pauline Smith (from left) and Court Smith who presented the cheque to Joy Hennig, Tammy Tugnum and Rick Nelson of the CMHF. Contributing realtors included Lynda Colgate, Dana Lynn Favel, George Best, Ryan Best, Geordie Moore, Lauren Moore, Marian Gibb, Kevin Brown, Pauline Smith and Court Smith. (Photo submitted)
The Horsefly Women’s Institute. (Ivan Hardwick photo)

Horsefly Women’s Institute continues to support local community

Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at the Horsefly Community Hall at 10 a.m.

  • Dec 28, 2020
The Horsefly Women’s Institute. (Ivan Hardwick photo)
Musician Jesse LeBourdais,40, has penned his first novel and said his setting is inspired by growing up in Horsefly. (Photo submitted)

Horsefly musician Jesse LeBourdais pens first fantasy novel

Originally from Horsefly, LeBourdais, 40, lives in Vancouver where he wrote Firelight.

Musician Jesse LeBourdais,40, has penned his first novel and said his setting is inspired by growing up in Horsefly. (Photo submitted)
A forwarder is used for thinning and spacing work at the Williams Lake Community Forest. (Photo submitted)

FOREST INK: Leave the best and take the rest

The idea is to remove some of the competition of the understory species to improve growth

  • Dec 26, 2020
A forwarder is used for thinning and spacing work at the Williams Lake Community Forest. (Photo submitted)
Alexis Creek RCMP release details on the discovery of human remains off Highway 20 west of Williams Lake on Saturday, Dec. 19. (RCMP logo)

Human remains discovered west of Williams Lake believed to be missing man Randolph Quilt

Personal effects and clothing led investigators to believe that it was Quilt, said RCMP

Alexis Creek RCMP release details on the discovery of human remains off Highway 20 west of Williams Lake on Saturday, Dec. 19. (RCMP logo)
Avalanche Canada has released a new online tool Avy Savvy for new users of the winter backcountry. (Wes Gregg photo)

Avy Savvy: Avalanche Canada introduces online tutorial for backcountry beginners

The program is in addition to its existing online education roster

Avalanche Canada has released a new online tool Avy Savvy for new users of the winter backcountry. (Wes Gregg photo)
The Williams Lake Stockyards - Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune

RANCH MUSINGS: The co-op, and its importance to ranching in the B.C. Interior

The challenges are in the form of declining cattle numbers in B.C.

  • Dec 20, 2020
The Williams Lake Stockyards - Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune
(Photo submitted)

160 Cariboo skiers hit the slopes on Mount Timothy’s opening day

120 cm of snow mid-mountain and more expected in the next few days.

(Photo submitted)
As a co-ordinated search for missing man Randolph Quilt ended Saturday in Williams Lake with a closing prayer, Xeni Gwet’in Chief Jimmy Lulua let everyone know the RCMP had informed him that human remains were found west of Williams Lake off Highway 20 close to Hanceville. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
As a co-ordinated search for missing man Randolph Quilt ended Saturday in Williams Lake with a closing prayer, Xeni Gwet’in Chief Jimmy Lulua let everyone know the RCMP had informed him that human remains were found west of Williams Lake off Highway 20 close to Hanceville. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

2 Williams Lake men fined for snowmobiling in mountain caribou-protected area

Fines largest imposed in B.C. provincial court related to caribou closures

Two Williams Lake men have been fined for snowmobiling in mountain-caribou protected area in the Cariboo in March 2019. (Black Press Media photo)
Two Williams Lake men have been fined for snowmobiling in a mountain-caribou protected area in the Cariboo in March 2019. (Black Press Media photo)

2 Williams Lake men fined for snowmobiling in mountain caribou-protected area

Fines largest imposed in B.C. provincial court related to caribou closures

Two Williams Lake men have been fined for snowmobiling in mountain-caribou protected area in the Cariboo in March 2019. (Black Press Media photo)
Two Williams Lake men have been fined for snowmobiling in a mountain-caribou protected area in the Cariboo in March 2019. (Black Press Media photo)
BCSPCA captured Tara the dog from the outskirts of Likely Friday, Dec. 11 and euthanized her Dec. 16. (Daniela Sullivan photo)

Abandoned Likely dog at heart of school fundraiser euthanized by BCSPCA

School may use the funds raised to help other animals in need

BCSPCA captured Tara the dog from the outskirts of Likely Friday, Dec. 11 and euthanized her Dec. 16. (Daniela Sullivan photo)
Haley Ramier, loss prevention summer student at Gibraltar Mines Ltd., left, fit tests the respiratory mask of Rod Randel, general forman, mill ectrical, (Gabrielle Pierce photo)

Gibraltar Mines workers lend skills to protect Carboo Memorial Hospital’s staff from COVID

CMH requested Gibraltar’s assistance with their respiratory protection program

  • Dec 14, 2020
Haley Ramier, loss prevention summer student at Gibraltar Mines Ltd., left, fit tests the respiratory mask of Rod Randel, general forman, mill ectrical, (Gabrielle Pierce photo)