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Williams Lake physician Dr. Ivan Scrooby and medical graduate student Vionarica Gusti hold up the COSMIC Bubble Helmet. Both are part of the non-profit organization COSMIC Medical which has come together to develop devices for treating patients with COVID-19. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake physician part of COSMIC Medical group developing ‘bubble helmet’ for COVID-19

The helmet could support several patients at once, says the group

 

Residents are reminded to remain vigilant in following COVID-19 precautions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Climbing COVID-19 cases prompts City of Williams Lake to increase response level

City leaders continue to press for more information from Interior Health

 

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LETTERS: I saw the best of humanity near Williams Lake

Special thank you goes to Tara, who took care of my dog without even thinking twice

  • Jan 16, 2021
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Interior Health confirmed Friday, Jan. 15, there are now six staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

UPDATE: Six Cariboo Memorial Hospital staff members test positive for COVID-19

Interior Health said Friday, Jan. 15 testing is ongoing

Interior Health confirmed Friday, Jan. 15, there are now six staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cale Murdock, 23, has been training with the Williams Lake Blue Fins and is hoping for an opportunity to compete at the Canadian Olympic Trials in April in Toronto, depending on whether they still take place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Blue Fins swimmer Cale Murdock preparing for Canadian Olympic Trials in April

Cale Murdock was selected as one of the top 20 swimmers in the country in his events to attend

Cale Murdock, 23, has been training with the Williams Lake Blue Fins and is hoping for an opportunity to compete at the Canadian Olympic Trials in April in Toronto, depending on whether they still take place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Public works manager Matt Sutherland stands where the city has placed free sand for residents in the past outside the fence a the works yard. The program is not being offered this year because it was being abused, he said. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Public works manager Matt Sutherland stands where the city has placed free sand for residents in the past outside the fence a the works yard. The program is not being offered this year because it was being abused, he said. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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Williams Lake businesses will get a reprieve on their licence fees in 2021 as a part of the city’s COVID-19 relief program. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake businesses will get a reprieve on their licence fees in 2021 as a part of the city’s COVID-19 relief program. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
WLFN Chief Willie Sellars (left) gives the thumbs up after a COVID-19 Facebook live update Jan. 14 with Mayor Walt Cobb and CRD Chair Margo Wagner. (Williams Lake First Nation Facebook image)

Williams Lake chief, city mayor and regional chair unite to give latest COVID-19 update

About 300 cases of COVID-19 in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap region since Jan. 1, say leaders

WLFN Chief Willie Sellars (left) gives the thumbs up after a COVID-19 Facebook live update Jan. 14 with Mayor Walt Cobb and CRD Chair Margo Wagner. (Williams Lake First Nation Facebook image)
Government offices with the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN), except for essential services, remain closed. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Government offices with the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN), except for essential services, remain closed. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
The Pastor of The Voice of Pentecost Church in Williams Lake has support from Williams Lake city council in his request that churches be allowed to gather. (Google image)

Williams Lake city council adds support for churches, faith-based organizations to gather

‘If they can meet the criteria for distancing and masking why not allow it?’: Mayor Cobb

The Pastor of The Voice of Pentecost Church in Williams Lake has support from Williams Lake city council in his request that churches be allowed to gather. (Google image)
Williams Lake city council wants to received confirmed COVID-19 cases for the city and surrounding area. (File image)

Williams Lake city council demanding specific COVID-19 numbers for the city, immediate area

‘How come some people are getting information that we are not able to get?’: Mayor Cobb

Williams Lake city council wants to received confirmed COVID-19 cases for the city and surrounding area. (File image)
The city is asking residents of Williams Lake to follow provincial health orders in light of increased COVID-19 exposures in the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City of Williams Lake urges residents to follow COVID-19 provincial health orders

CAO Gary Muraca said city will update residents if any developments occur

  • Jan 12, 2021
The city is asking residents of Williams Lake to follow provincial health orders in light of increased COVID-19 exposures in the region. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
City of Williams Lake crews have repaired water main breaks, service is fully restored. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
City of Williams Lake crews have repaired water main breaks, service is fully restored. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Wanderers head out for a winter trek off Anderson Road Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Smart 55: Williams Lake Wanderers inspired to explore

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays the group recreates together

The Williams Lake Wanderers head out for a winter trek off Anderson Road Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Courthouse (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Pretrial underway for 2018 homicide in Tsi De Del First Nation

A publication ban is in place for all evidence presented in the court room during the pretrial

Williams Lake Courthouse (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Seniors Village is owned by Retirement Concepts. Angie Mindus photo

Williams Lake Seniors Village has no active cases of COVID-19

Staff noted in letter to families outbreak can be declared over by Jan. 23 if no new cases arise

The Williams Lake Seniors Village is owned by Retirement Concepts. Angie Mindus photo
A water main break near Hodgson Road has left some customers without water Monday, Jan. 11. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Update: Second water main break impacting customers in Williams Lake

Water main break discovered Sunday was repaired, crews working on second break

A water main break near Hodgson Road has left some customers without water Monday, Jan. 11. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
“I believe the world is a circle and although I can’t necessarily repay those who have helped me, I can try to help others,” Barb Charboneau said of “The Bed Project.” (Pixabay photo)

Barb Charboneau launches The Bed Project in Williams Lake to help those in need

The Cariboo woman was shocked to learn some area residents cannot afford a bed mattress to sleep on

“I believe the world is a circle and although I can’t necessarily repay those who have helped me, I can try to help others,” Barb Charboneau said of “The Bed Project.” (Pixabay photo)