Chilcotin

Riders and horses are met at the road by others on ATVs and side by sides. (Georgina Chipman photo)

PHOTOS: Indigenous Cariboo horse roundup a time-honoured tradition

Horses returned from winter range in Esk’etemc thanks to leadership of Bill Chelsea

 

The level of Williams Lake is higher Thursday, May 12, as seen from the Scout Island causeway. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

High streamflow advisory issued for Williams Lake area

River levels are rising or expected to rise

 

Happy Mother’s Day! (Black Press file photo)

COLUMN: Happy Mother’s Day

Here’s a few of my own thoughts on being a mom

 

Property owners along Fourth Avenue North in Williams Lake have red dresses hanging in trees to honour National of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, May 5. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Property owners along Fourth Avenue North in Williams Lake have red dresses hanging in trees to honour National of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, May 5. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sun Run participants included: Violet Quon (front row), Barb Dixon, Donna Dixon, Coral Quon and Amelia Andrews. Jarrett Mitchell (back row), Janae Belleau, Jesse Hunlin, Crystal Williams, Jolene Sellars and Loretta Williams. Missing from the photo are Noella and Fallon William. (Photo submitted)

Xat’súll- Cmetém Walk/Run Group participates in Vancouver Sun Run 2022

The B.C. Interior group has been going to the event for many years

Sun Run participants included: Violet Quon (front row), Barb Dixon, Donna Dixon, Coral Quon and Amelia Andrews. Jarrett Mitchell (back row), Janae Belleau, Jesse Hunlin, Crystal Williams, Jolene Sellars and Loretta Williams. Missing from the photo are Noella and Fallon William. (Photo submitted)
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)

MLA’S CORNER: Getting prepared for fires and floods

The warming weather will mark the start of flood and fire seasons

  • Apr 24, 2022
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)
Canada’s justice minister Dave Lametti was in Williams Lake recently where he met with First Nations leadership. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Justice minister visits First Nation leaders in Cariboo Chilcotin

“It was important to visit the site,” Lametti said after touring St. Joseph’s Mission site

Canada’s justice minister Dave Lametti was in Williams Lake recently where he met with First Nations leadership. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Tl'esqox Chief Francis Laceese and a small delegation of Tsilhqot'in leaders will be attending the United Nations permanent forum on Indigenous Peoples takin place in New York, April 25 to May6, 2022. (Loretta Jeff Combs photo)

Tsilhqot’in delegation to attend UN forum on Indigenous peoples

Around 2,000 Indigenous peoples from around the world attend

Tl'esqox Chief Francis Laceese and a small delegation of Tsilhqot'in leaders will be attending the United Nations permanent forum on Indigenous Peoples takin place in New York, April 25 to May6, 2022. (Loretta Jeff Combs photo)
Tl’esqox First Nation has purchased Tell Tale Signs and Printing from Christa Smith (right). Chief Francis Laceese, second from right, said it is the first business the nation has purchased in the city of Williams Lake and the staff will stay on to work at the shop for the nation. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tl’esqox First Nation purchases sign business in Williams Lake

Tl’esqox (Toosey) is located approximately 50 km west of Williams Lake

Tl’esqox First Nation has purchased Tell Tale Signs and Printing from Christa Smith (right). Chief Francis Laceese, second from right, said it is the first business the nation has purchased in the city of Williams Lake and the staff will stay on to work at the shop for the nation. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’S CORNER: NDP ignore experts, remove worker rights

The secrecy of a person’s ballot is fundamental to democracy: MLA Doerkson

  • Apr 14, 2022
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Xeni Gwet’in First Nation Chief Jimmy Lulua. (Photo submitted)
Xeni Gwet’in First Nation Chief Jimmy Lulua. (Photo submitted)
Jordan Grier of Chilco Ranch at Hanceville says the ranch has experienced a great calving season so far. (Photo submitted)
Jordan Grier of Chilco Ranch at Hanceville says the ranch has experienced a great calving season so far. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’S CORNER: Wildlife bill causing anxiety

‘While the bill itself is short, it certainly raises no shortage of concerns’: Lorne Doerkson

  • Apr 7, 2022
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
The Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) is seeking to better protect Indigenous heritage sites throughout its territory. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tŝilhqot’in chiefs lean on government to better protect Indigenous heritage sites

“These sensitive issues require time and care to address properly.”

The Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) is seeking to better protect Indigenous heritage sites throughout its territory. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
This photograph of the Great Bear Rainforest, Bella Coola, B.C., is a version of the one taken by Chilcotin photographer Jesaja Class and featured in National Geographic. (Jesaja Class photo - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge)

Chilcotin photographer’s Great Bear Rainforest images featured in National Geographic

Jesaja Class, 24, gets noticed for his work with Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

This photograph of the Great Bear Rainforest, Bella Coola, B.C., is a version of the one taken by Chilcotin photographer Jesaja Class and featured in National Geographic. (Jesaja Class photo - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’S CORNER: Unique solutions needed in rural communities

It’s up to government to ensure adequate supports

  • Mar 28, 2022
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
The in-house psychiatrist with the Interior Health Mental Health and Substance Use team in Williams Lake will no longer be providing psychiatric services as of Friday, April 1, 2022. (Interior Health website image)

In-house psychiatrist leaving Williams Lake mental health and substance use team

Regular psychiatric services will be provided by three other psychiatrists from the Vancouver area

The in-house psychiatrist with the Interior Health Mental Health and Substance Use team in Williams Lake will no longer be providing psychiatric services as of Friday, April 1, 2022. (Interior Health website image)
A painting of the late Tsilqhot’in bull rider Bruce Myers of Yunesit’in is depicted on this year’s Williams Lake Stampede poster created by local artist Tiffany Jorgensen. (Tiffany Jorgensen photo)

Williams Lake Stampede poster memorializes late Tsilhqot’in bull rider

Created by Cariboo artists Tiffany Jorgensen it shows Bruce Myers competing at a rodeo

A painting of the late Tsilqhot’in bull rider Bruce Myers of Yunesit’in is depicted on this year’s Williams Lake Stampede poster created by local artist Tiffany Jorgensen. (Tiffany Jorgensen photo)
Fire crews carrying out a controlled burn in the Yukon along a roadway in 2018. Road users along Highway 20 in British Columbia’s Chilcotin region will see similar scenes this week as excess fuel is planned for burning along the corridor. (Black Press file photo)

Parts of Cariboo-Chilcotin corridor to see controlled burns along Highway 20 this week

Traffic control will be in place as crews remove wildfire fuel along right-of-way

  • Mar 21, 2022
Fire crews carrying out a controlled burn in the Yukon along a roadway in 2018. Road users along Highway 20 in British Columbia’s Chilcotin region will see similar scenes this week as excess fuel is planned for burning along the corridor. (Black Press file photo)
A young calf stares down the photographer at Chilco Ranch. (Photo submitted)

INDUSTRIAL UPDATE: Ranchers facing labour shortages, rising costs

‘Feed shortage has been a huge problem this year for cattle producers all across Canada’: Jordan Grier

A young calf stares down the photographer at Chilco Ranch. (Photo submitted)