Williams Lake

Williams Lake RCMP attended a licenced establishment on August 5, 2022 after a report of patrons assaulting staff. (Black Press Media files)

Couple facing charges after staff at bar assaulted in Williams Lake

RCMP attended an establishment after a report of patrons assaulting staff and made two arrests

 

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

MLA’S CORNER: NDP action needed to address rising crime

Communities have experienced rising rates of random assaults, vandalism and other disturbing crimes

  • Aug 7, 2022

 

Bert Groenenberg is an avid cyclist who enjoys riding his bike for freedom and fitness. Groenenberg appreciated the bicycle-themed sculpture in downtown Rossland on a road trip. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: Reach with your right for cyclist safety

Reaching with the right is meant to keep cyclists and people exiting parked vehicles safe

  • Aug 6, 2022
Bert Groenenberg is an avid cyclist who enjoys riding his bike for freedom and fitness. Groenenberg appreciated the bicycle-themed sculpture in downtown Rossland on a road trip. (Photo submitted)
Christie Blaquiere is an HR consultant with go2HR and is based out of Williams Lake to provide free support to tourism and hospitality industry businesses in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Free HR consulting available to tourism and hospitality businesses in Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Provincial funding is making resources available to aid in tourism sector recovery

Christie Blaquiere is an HR consultant with go2HR and is based out of Williams Lake to provide free support to tourism and hospitality industry businesses in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The city has awarded the contract to create an 18-hole disc golf course in Boitanio Park. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The city has awarded the contract to create an 18-hole disc golf course in Boitanio Park. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bright orange banners hung in downtown Williams Lake remind residents and visitors of Orange Shirt Day, coming up Sept. 30. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bright orange banners hung in downtown Williams Lake remind residents and visitors of Orange Shirt Day, coming up Sept. 30. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A wonderful private concert led by well-known performer LeRae Haynes and her talented band of singers and instrumentalists was given in honour of Peg McKinlay’s 98th birthday. (Photo submitted)
A wonderful private concert led by well-known performer LeRae Haynes and her talented band of singers and instrumentalists was given in honour of Peg McKinlay’s 98th birthday. (Photo submitted)
The Williams Lake Prospects, a U17 boys team, brought home silver after facing Terrace in Merritt for final game of the provincials held July 15-17. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Prospects take home silver from Provincials

U17 boys softball team faced Terrace for final game in Merrit

The Williams Lake Prospects, a U17 boys team, brought home silver after facing Terrace in Merritt for final game of the provincials held July 15-17. (Photo submitted)
2022 BC Summer Games Cariboo-North East girls rugby team with the bronze medals. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake rugby players part of Bronze win at BC Summer Games

Eight Cariboo-area rugby players were on the bronze medal team at the…

2022 BC Summer Games Cariboo-North East girls rugby team with the bronze medals. (Photo submitted)
Doug Johnson wets down the rodeo grounds before the events get underway. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTO GALLERY: Esk’et Rodeo Action

Just before noon on a hot dusty July Saturday, cattle calls and…

Doug Johnson wets down the rodeo grounds before the events get underway. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Devon Robbins (Alkali Lake) makes an 8-second bull ride on Sunday, July 24, during the second performance of the Esk’et A.C.E. Rodeo (BCRA).; held under sunny skies.

Bull rider Robbins nabs first place at Esk’et A.C.E. Rodeo

It was a great performance

  • Aug 1, 2022
Devon Robbins (Alkali Lake) makes an 8-second bull ride on Sunday, July 24, during the second performance of the Esk’et A.C.E. Rodeo (BCRA).; held under sunny skies.
Michael Wijma, from left, Kalan Vath, Tobias Baumann, Tom Schoen, Rhys Vath, Caleb Engle, Charlie Gash and Olen Grady were all smiles after some trail work and trail riding at Soda Creek on July 25. (Dena Baumann photo)

Young Cariboo mountain bikers clear trails then clear a road gap

Five teens were out lending a hand on local biking trails and then enjoying them

Michael Wijma, from left, Kalan Vath, Tobias Baumann, Tom Schoen, Rhys Vath, Caleb Engle, Charlie Gash and Olen Grady were all smiles after some trail work and trail riding at Soda Creek on July 25. (Dena Baumann photo)
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Jessica and Nathanael Hoeft are the Williams Lake Salvation Army’s new lieutenants. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

New Williams Lake Salvation Army lieutenants settling in

Originally from Winnipeg, Jessica and Nathanael Hoeft recently completed officer training

Jessica and Nathanael Hoeft are the Williams Lake Salvation Army’s new lieutenants. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cyclists and motorists are both equally-entitled road users, and both can benefit from sharing. More cyclists means less traffic and parking competition, and less wear and tear on the roadways, but can mean a bit of an adjustment in driving. (Clip art image)

COLUMN: Watching out for getting doored on Cariboo Roads

Another hazard for cyclists is parked car doors, but drivers can help by giving space

  • Jul 31, 2022
Cyclists and motorists are both equally-entitled road users, and both can benefit from sharing. More cyclists means less traffic and parking competition, and less wear and tear on the roadways, but can mean a bit of an adjustment in driving. (Clip art image)
Erin Hitchcock is an air aware educator for Scout Island Nature Centre. (Tribune file photo)

COLUMN: Choose electric over gas mowers and yard work

Gas-powered mowers also create noise issues in communities

  • Jul 31, 2022
Erin Hitchcock is an air aware educator for Scout Island Nature Centre. (Tribune file photo)
Spruce cones are abundant in a tree in the Chilcotin. (Wanda Gillespie photo)

FOREST INK: Drought results in bumper cone crop

Some tops were so loaded that they actually broke due to the extra weight

Spruce cones are abundant in a tree in the Chilcotin. (Wanda Gillespie photo)
Dr. Jacques Neuhoff is now practicing family medicine out of the Atwood Clinic in Williams Lake as well as working as an anaesthetist at the hospital. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake has a new doctor in the house

Dr. Neuhoff is now working part time at the Atwood Clinic and part time at the hospital

Dr. Jacques Neuhoff is now practicing family medicine out of the Atwood Clinic in Williams Lake as well as working as an anaesthetist at the hospital. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
In previous years, the Boys and Girls Club Street Party included fun photo cutouts and much more. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake’s Boys and Girls Club Street Party is back for 2022

Group seeks volunteers and vendors for the Aug. 31 event

In previous years, the Boys and Girls Club Street Party included fun photo cutouts and much more. (Photo submitted)