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A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Humpbacks put on a show for visitors to Vancouver Island

Whale watching tour leaves participants in awe

 

The view from Mount Waddington, and the surrounding Coastal Mountains, is proposed to be the site of a unique heli biking destination proposed by Squamish, B.C.-based Joyride Bike Parks Inc. (Paddy Kaye photo)

Heli biking tour operation proposed for Tatla Lake area

The tenure is for an extensive use licence for a 30-year term

 

(Metro Creative photo)

Youth summer fishing challenge: Go fishing, take a photo, then enter to win!

Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC’s contest returns this summer

 

B.C.’s Family Fishing Weekend is coming up June 18 to 20.

BC’s Family Fishing Weekend returns June 18 to 20

Get ready with a free Family Fishing Webinar Series June 12

B.C.’s Family Fishing Weekend is coming up June 18 to 20.
The Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club will receive a $430,000 grant to help build a new lodge at Bull Mountain. Angie Mindus photo / Williams Lake Tribune

Williams Lake club bringing new cross country ski lodge to Bull Mountain

The club has received a $430,000 grant from the ministry of tourism to help build the lodge

The Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club will receive a $430,000 grant to help build a new lodge at Bull Mountain. Angie Mindus photo / Williams Lake Tribune
A Haida Watchman shows visitors around the Sgang Gwaay village site in 2017. (Photo: Amy Attas)

5 Must-see tourist attractions in Northern British Columbia

1. Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark In the summer of 2000, two Tumbler…

  • Apr 11, 2021
A Haida Watchman shows visitors around the Sgang Gwaay village site in 2017. (Photo: Amy Attas)
The Fox Mountain Trail Network will undergo a significant machine- and hand-built upgrade thanks to a $253,000 grant from the province’s Rural Economic Recovery program. Scott Horley photo

Williams Lake cycle club launches Major Fox Mountain bike trail upgrade

A machine-built downhill trail, along with an improved uphill route, are part of the project

The Fox Mountain Trail Network will undergo a significant machine- and hand-built upgrade thanks to a $253,000 grant from the province’s Rural Economic Recovery program. Scott Horley photo
Steve McMullen, Karla Riach and Ron Riach give snowshoeing a try with their friend Holly Millin on Deka Lake. Photo submitted

Snowshoeing offers socially distant outdoor activity

Have snowshoes, will travel! Cold weather activities see surge in users

Steve McMullen, Karla Riach and Ron Riach give snowshoeing a try with their friend Holly Millin on Deka Lake. Photo submitted
Murray Zelt caught a 27-pound lake trout on Horse Lake on Jan. 27. (Jeff McMichael photo - submitted)

BC fisherman reels in a whopper while on call with surgeon

Murray Zelt gets lucky, catching ‘trophy type of fish’

Murray Zelt caught a 27-pound lake trout on Horse Lake on Jan. 27. (Jeff McMichael photo - submitted)
Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Annual display opens Nov. 27; timed ticket reservations available now

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.
The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon

Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky

If the Northern Lights have captured your imagination, here are a few tips to plan your adventure

The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon
Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.

Discover British Columbia this fall … via the Explore BC IPA!

Destination BC brews up partnership with BC Ale Trail and 6 BC breweries for the Explore BC IPA

Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)

Many B.C. parks to re-open, but visitors must adhere to the ‘golden rules’

Residents urged to practise COVID-19 protocols as some outdoor recreation restrictions are relaxed

  • May 14, 2020
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)
A rider competes Williams Lake Stampede’s Mountain Race. The Williams Lake Stampede is an annual event, and is Canada’s second-largest rodeo. (Angie Mindus/Black Press Media file photo)

Williams Lake: This rodeo is one of Canada’s largest

The Williams Lake Stampede showcases the Cariboo-Chilcotin’s western heritage

A rider competes Williams Lake Stampede’s Mountain Race. The Williams Lake Stampede is an annual event, and is Canada’s second-largest rodeo. (Angie Mindus/Black Press Media file photo)
Williams Lake is the Shangri-La of mountain biking

Williams Lake is the Shangri-La of mountain biking

Located less than a six-hour stunning drive north of Vancouver, Williams Lake…

  • Apr 22, 2020
Williams Lake is the Shangri-La of mountain biking
Hiking and biking trails are plentiful in the Cariboo Chilcotin. Around Williams Lake residents use the Fox Mountain trails for biking and hiking.

Hiking trails in Williams Lake, BC

Williams Lake and the surrounding area is full of great hiking trails,…

  • Mar 21, 2020
Hiking and biking trails are plentiful in the Cariboo Chilcotin. Around Williams Lake residents use the Fox Mountain trails for biking and hiking.