Williams Lake

Massimo Calabrese, 19, has asked the city of Williams Lake to do more to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake 19-year-old asks city to promote COVID-19 vaccine

Massimo Calabrese has written a letter to city council

 

Local youth will be creating a mural on the north-facing wall of the future home of the Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin at 51 Fourth Ave. South with some mentorship from Tiffany Jorgensen of Cariboo Art Beat (eighth from left standing). (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Youth-led mural planned for exterior of Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin building

The project is open to all youth in the Cariboo Chilcotin

 

Tsilhqot’in National Government tribal chair and Tl’etinqox chief, Chief Joe Alphonse is one of 16 recipients of the Order of British Columbia. (Photo submitted)

Tl’etinqox Chief Joe Alphonse awarded B.C.’s highest order

Alphonse comes from a long line of hereditary leaders

 

The city of Williams Lake is applying for grant funding to construct a pedestrian overpass connecting the RC Cotton Trail to the Stampede Grounds. (City of Williams Lake image)

City applies for grant to build bridge, crosswalk connecting RC Cotton Trail to Stampede Grounds

The city’s contribution would be $105,00o or 30 per cent and be drawn from general revenue

The city of Williams Lake is applying for grant funding to construct a pedestrian overpass connecting the RC Cotton Trail to the Stampede Grounds. (City of Williams Lake image)
Work is underway to repair the Williams Creek bridge. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Creek Bridge repair underway

The $2.6 million project should be completed in October

Work is underway to repair the Williams Creek bridge. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A structure protection unit crew was deployed to the 100 Mile House area on Thursday, July 22, to assist the BC Wildfire Service. Crew members deployed include Don Firth, from left, Rob Derkson, Braden Fournier, Jacob Weigensberg and Chad Fofonoff. (Photo submitted)
A structure protection unit crew was deployed to the 100 Mile House area on Thursday, July 22, to assist the BC Wildfire Service. Crew members deployed include Don Firth, from left, Rob Derkson, Braden Fournier, Jacob Weigensberg and Chad Fofonoff. (Photo submitted)
For the second day in a row the skies are smoky in Williams Lake, with a smoky skies bulletin and a heat warning in place Saturday, July 31. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Smoky skies bulletin, heat warning for Williams Lake area

Air quality Saturday morning, July 31 is rated at very high risk

For the second day in a row the skies are smoky in Williams Lake, with a smoky skies bulletin and a heat warning in place Saturday, July 31. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Photo of a successful planned ignition occurred on the Young Lake wildfire on July 29, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Planned ignitions on Flat Lake fire’s north flank successful: BC Wildfire Service

Aerial ignitions planned for Young Lake fire Friday if conditions favourable

Photo of a successful planned ignition occurred on the Young Lake wildfire on July 29, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
The Olympic rings float on a barge ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 19, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Canadian women’s rugby sevens squad misses quarterfinals by slim margin

Canada to face Brazil later Friday in placing round semifinals

  • Jul 30, 2021
The Olympic rings float on a barge ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 19, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Young Thunder Mountain Speedway fan Grayson Busat is over the moon with excitement after getting the chance to hop inside a stock car driven by TMS vice-president Ken Waslen Saturday night during the first racing event held at the local race track since September of 2019 because of the cancellation of last year’s season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Shannon Fisher photo)

Waslen, Kunka, nab checkered flags as Thunder Mountain Speedway racing makes return

Ken Waslen said volunteers had been working hard getting the track up to speed

Young Thunder Mountain Speedway fan Grayson Busat is over the moon with excitement after getting the chance to hop inside a stock car driven by TMS vice-president Ken Waslen Saturday night during the first racing event held at the local race track since September of 2019 because of the cancellation of last year’s season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Shannon Fisher photo)
A city worker waters hanging baskets early Thursday, July 29 in Williams Lake as temperatures are forecasted to reach as high as 33C on Saturday. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Williams Lake

Highs of 32C are in the forecast for Friday, 33C for Saturday and 31C Sunday

A city worker waters hanging baskets early Thursday, July 29 in Williams Lake as temperatures are forecasted to reach as high as 33C on Saturday. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lauren Neufeld, 23, is pursuing a teaching career, which has been inspired by working with children at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex as a lifeguard first and then at the summer and day camps. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Helping nurture young minds

Lauren Neufeld, 23, enjoys working with children

Lauren Neufeld, 23, is pursuing a teaching career, which has been inspired by working with children at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex as a lifeguard first and then at the summer and day camps. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Every Child Matters lamppost flags have been installed along Oliver Street in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Every Child Matters lamppost flags installed in Williams Lake

The project is led by the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

The Every Child Matters lamppost flags have been installed along Oliver Street in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Fire Department will have the addition of a scheduled initial attack team while the fire danger remains high in the area. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Initial attack team scheduled for Williams Lake Fire Department while fire danger is high

“Main goal of this project is to respond quickly to wildfire and interface incidents,” said fire chief

The Williams Lake Fire Department will have the addition of a scheduled initial attack team while the fire danger remains high in the area. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Women’s Contact Society will be hosting a free clothing store Tuesday, July 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. at its Kidscare Daycare Cetnre at 1115 Western Avenue. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Women’s Contact Society will be hosting a free clothing store Tuesday, July 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. at its Kidscare Daycare Cetnre at 1115 Western Avenue. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake’s Kayla Moleschi, a member of Canada’s Women’s Rugby Sevens Team, stands at the Olympic rings in Tokyo, Japan, as she prepares for the team’s opener Wednesday, July 28 at 5:30 p.m. against Brazil. (Kayla Moleschi/Facebook photo)

Moleschi, Canada, set for Olympic rugby opener versus Brazil Wednesday

City to show games on big screen at the Gibraltar Room

Williams Lake’s Kayla Moleschi, a member of Canada’s Women’s Rugby Sevens Team, stands at the Olympic rings in Tokyo, Japan, as she prepares for the team’s opener Wednesday, July 28 at 5:30 p.m. against Brazil. (Kayla Moleschi/Facebook photo)
Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake campus accepting applications for Construction Craft Worker Level one program being offered tuition-free. (Photo submitted)
Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake campus accepting applications for Construction Craft Worker Level one program being offered tuition-free. (Photo submitted)
The Williams Lake Stampede Association has announced it will be hosting a Back in the Saddle Bull Riding event Sept. 5-6 at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds. (Greg Sabatino file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Stampede Association has announced it will be hosting a Back in the Saddle Bull Riding event Sept. 5-6 at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds. (Greg Sabatino file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake RCMP responded to an ATV rollover Sunday, July 25 in the Dairy Fields. (File image)

ATV operator involved in Williams Lake rollover also being investigated for court order breach

Police were called to the Dairy Fields early Sunday evening, July 25

Williams Lake RCMP responded to an ATV rollover Sunday, July 25 in the Dairy Fields. (File image)
Williams Lake RCMP were called to a collision Saturday, July 24, involving a cyclist and a vehicle at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 97. (File image)

Cyclist injured in collision with vehicle in Williams Lake

The female cyclist was taken to Cariboo Memorial Hospital with severe injuries

Williams Lake RCMP were called to a collision Saturday, July 24, involving a cyclist and a vehicle at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 97. (File image)