Chilcotin

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Several arrested after woman allegedly chased by men with firearms at Anaham Meadow

Williams Lake Police Dog Services and Prince George Emergency Response Team were called to assist

 

A small collection of buildings along the Chilco River is all that remains of the Pothole Ranch, once a thriving little Chilcotin homestead at Farwell Canyon. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

HAPHAZARD HISTORY: Take a walk back in time at Farwell Canyon

These are what remain of the Pothole Ranch, once a thriving little Chilcotin homestead

  • Dec 12, 2020

 

“It’s been a really great project to do and a really great community to do it in,” said Jared Sales with Celtic and Eldorado Construction. (Raena Jack photo)
“It’s been a really great project to do and a really great community to do it in,” said Jared Sales with Celtic and Eldorado Construction. (Raena Jack photo)
(File photo)

RCMP’s role investigated after man suffers serious injuries following crash near Nimpo Lake

Thought to have left the scene, the injured driver wasn’t found until the next day

(File photo)
Residents living in a remote area of the West Chilcotin spent six days digging out after receiving 90 cm of snow in 18 hours on Friday, Nov. 27. (Jennifer Toland photo)

‘We got over three feet of snow in 18 hours’: remoteWest Chilcotin lodge owner

Jennifer Toland said neighbours told her it’s the biggest snow fall since the 70s

Residents living in a remote area of the West Chilcotin spent six days digging out after receiving 90 cm of snow in 18 hours on Friday, Nov. 27. (Jennifer Toland photo)
There is a snowfall warning for the northern sections of the Chilcotin beginning Thursday evening. (Black Press Media files)
There is a snowfall warning for the northern sections of the Chilcotin beginning Thursday evening. (Black Press Media files)
The Becher House, two years before it burned down in 1915. (Public domain photo)

HAPHAZARD HISTORY: The Becher House’s rise and fall in popularity

Around 1888, he left the Company and made his way to Soda Creek, where he took on a job freighting

  • Nov 8, 2020
The Becher House, two years before it burned down in 1915. (Public domain photo)
CH-149 Cormorant helicopters may be part of night training exercises in the Chilcotin this month. (Canadian Armed Forces photo)

442 Transport and Rescue Squadron to hold night training in the Chilcotin

The public may see flares and search and rescue technicians parachuting to the ground

CH-149 Cormorant helicopters may be part of night training exercises in the Chilcotin this month. (Canadian Armed Forces photo)
Videos featuring B.C. Election candidates in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding are available on the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Youtube channel. (File image)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Cariboo-Chilcotin candidates Q&A, part two

This week we asked each candidate four questions

  • Oct 17, 2020
Videos featuring B.C. Election candidates in the Cariboo-Chilcotin riding are available on the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Youtube channel. (File image)
Arson fire claims historic log church at Konni Lake in the Nemiah Valley

Arson fire claims historic log church at Konni Lake in the Nemiah Valley

Xeni Gwet’in chief surprised, disappointed by the loss

Arson fire claims historic log church at Konni Lake in the Nemiah Valley
“Randy Hiebert was found today thanks to the search and rescue and community members who helped along with TGO and TNG staff,” Brent Lulua wrote Wednesday, Oct. 7 on Facebook. (Brent N. Lulua Facebook photo)

Stampede mountain racer helps find missing Chilcotin man

Darren Sulin is being nicknamed the man tracker after safely locating Randolph Hiebert

“Randy Hiebert was found today thanks to the search and rescue and community members who helped along with TGO and TNG staff,” Brent Lulua wrote Wednesday, Oct. 7 on Facebook. (Brent N. Lulua Facebook photo)
An Elders complex is nearing completion in Tl’etinqox (Anaham). Launched before the COVID-19 pandemic, the project was delayed once the disease was declared a global health crisis. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
An Elders complex is nearing completion in Tl’etinqox (Anaham). Launched before the COVID-19 pandemic, the project was delayed once the disease was declared a global health crisis. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Loretta Jeff Combs and Peyal Laceese with their daughter Nildziyenhiyah stand in front of their pit house which they hope to be able to move into next spring. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

A pit house for a Tsilhqot’in family

Family reconnects with traditional ways of life west of Williams Lake

Loretta Jeff Combs and Peyal Laceese with their daughter Nildziyenhiyah stand in front of their pit house which they hope to be able to move into next spring. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Solomon was elected Sept. 9. (Facebook photo)
Solomon was elected Sept. 9. (Facebook photo)
The Tsilhqot’in National Government utilized its Facebook page to a host a virtual gathering this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic (TNG photo)
The Tsilhqot’in National Government utilized its Facebook page to a host a virtual gathering this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic (TNG photo)
The purchase of Leading Edge Wood Products in Horsefly was finalized by Yunesit’in First Nation earlier this month. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

First Nation-made wood products aiding on-reserve economic development

Yunesit’in recently finalized the purchase of Leading Edge Wood Products in Horsefly

The purchase of Leading Edge Wood Products in Horsefly was finalized by Yunesit’in First Nation earlier this month. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
1,700 square kilometres of land within the caretaker area of Xeni Gwet’in was recognized for the first time in Canadian history as Aboriginal title land by the Supreme Court of Canada on June 26, 2014. (B.C. Government file)
1,700 square kilometres of land within the caretaker area of Xeni Gwet’in was recognized for the first time in Canadian history as Aboriginal title land by the Supreme Court of Canada on June 26, 2014. (B.C. Government file)
Yunesit’in Chief Russell Myers Ross not seeking re-election
Yunesit’in Chief Russell Myers Ross not seeking re-election
Nimpo Lake General Store owner Richard Simon learned there were a small number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Nimpo Lake area Tuesday, but said as he has not been contacted directly by Vancouver Health Authority he is assuming his store was not exposed. (Photo submitted)

West Chilcotin getting busier with tourists, notices store owner

Restrict COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines in place

Nimpo Lake General Store owner Richard Simon learned there were a small number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Nimpo Lake area Tuesday, but said as he has not been contacted directly by Vancouver Health Authority he is assuming his store was not exposed. (Photo submitted)