Angie Mindus

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue (CCSARS) deputy chief Kyle Cotterel, pictured above during the 2017 wildfires, has volunteered with CCSARS for eight years. Photo submitted

‘Very disrespectful’: B.C. first responder irked by motorists recording collisions on cellphones

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue deputy chief challenges motorists to break the habit

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue (CCSARS) deputy chief Kyle Cotterel, pictured above during the 2017 wildfires, has volunteered with CCSARS for eight years. Photo submitted
Freezing rain warning issued for central Interior Remembrance Day

Freezing rain warning issued for central Interior Remembrance Day

Highway alerts in place for Begbie Summitt and Pine Pass

Freezing rain warning issued for central Interior Remembrance Day
No deal reached: Faculty union at UNBC expected to man picket lines Thursday morning

No deal reached: Faculty union at UNBC expected to man picket lines Thursday morning

The university has more than 3,500 students and about 180 tenure and tenure-track faculty

No deal reached: Faculty union at UNBC expected to man picket lines Thursday morning
‘They were unaware of the dangers’: Williams Lake SPCA urges caution for dogs in trucks

‘They were unaware of the dangers’: Williams Lake SPCA urges caution for dogs in trucks

Injured puppy incident educates public on transporting unsecured pets in back of pickup trucks

‘They were unaware of the dangers’: Williams Lake SPCA urges caution for dogs in trucks
Puppy suffers ‘horrific injuries’ after falling out of truck in Williams Lake

Puppy suffers ‘horrific injuries’ after falling out of truck in Williams Lake

Motorists reminded to travel with pets kept inside vehicles

Puppy suffers ‘horrific injuries’ after falling out of truck in Williams Lake
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for much of B.C. Thursday due to the potential for strong winds Thursday night. (Environment Canada map)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for much of B.C. Thursday due to the potential for strong winds Thursday night. (Environment Canada map)
Young woman from Cariboo Chilcotin victim of highway fatality near Cache Creek

Young woman from Cariboo Chilcotin victim of highway fatality near Cache Creek

Police said the 23-year-old driver crossed the centre line on Highway 1 near Juniper Beach

Young woman from Cariboo Chilcotin victim of highway fatality near Cache Creek
Northern loggers help drive home forest industry job loss with Rally to Vancouver

Northern loggers help drive home forest industry job loss with Rally to Vancouver

Cariboo convoy will join truck rally in Merritt Wednesday morning

Northern loggers help drive home forest industry job loss with Rally to Vancouver
Angie Mindus photo                                Williams Lake loggers Jorden Ilnicki (left) and his father Tracy Ilnicki will be a part of the growing Rally to Vancouver protest Wednesday. The truck rally will see hundreds of loggers in logging trucks headed in a convoy to Vancouver where they hope to bring attention to the needs of the struggling forest industry when Premier John Horgan speaks at the 2019 Union of BC Municipalities.

‘We’re all getting hit hard’: Cariboo loggers to join truck rally and protest job losses

“I’m going to be a part of it and very proud to be” — Tracy Ilnicki

Angie Mindus photo                                Williams Lake loggers Jorden Ilnicki (left) and his father Tracy Ilnicki will be a part of the growing Rally to Vancouver protest Wednesday. The truck rally will see hundreds of loggers in logging trucks headed in a convoy to Vancouver where they hope to bring attention to the needs of the struggling forest industry when Premier John Horgan speaks at the 2019 Union of BC Municipalities.
Fire investigators look for clues into Friday’s fire at Diamonds and Dust Entertainment Lounge that claimed the strip club and the café next door, New World Coffee and Tea House. Angie Mindus photos

‘This is savage’: Strip club owner suspects arson in Williams Lake fire

Investigators on scene to determine cause of fire that destroyed at least two businesses

Fire investigators look for clues into Friday’s fire at Diamonds and Dust Entertainment Lounge that claimed the strip club and the café next door, New World Coffee and Tea House. Angie Mindus photos
VIDEO: Fire destroys Williams Lake strip club targeted by past arson attempts

VIDEO: Fire destroys Williams Lake strip club targeted by past arson attempts

Diamonds and Dust Entertainment Lounge destroyed by fire, as well as New World Tea and Coffee House

VIDEO: Fire destroys Williams Lake strip club targeted by past arson attempts
Michael Drynock (left) and Jayson Gilbert have been charged with first degree murder in the death of Branton Regner. (RCMP handout/Facebook photos)

Murder charges laid after body pulled from Fraser River ID’ed as missing man

Accused also face one count each of attempted murder in connection with Rudy Johnson Bridge incident

Michael Drynock (left) and Jayson Gilbert have been charged with first degree murder in the death of Branton Regner. (RCMP handout/Facebook photos)
Photo submitted                                Brandon Lattie escaped a bear attack in a lake on the outskirts of Prince George with puncture and scratch wounds.

‘You don’t have to do this:’ Prince George man tells black bear as it tries to drown him

Brandon Lattie survived the incident with help from a passerby and her dog

Photo submitted                                Brandon Lattie escaped a bear attack in a lake on the outskirts of Prince George with puncture and scratch wounds.
Richard Irvine James Duncan, Jr., also known as ‘Savage’ to friends and families, was the victim of a shooting in Williams Lake Aug. 6. (Photo submitted)

RCMP probe link between homicide, missing persons case in Williams Lake

Rich ‘Savage’ Duncan the victim of Aug. 6 homicide in Williams Lake

Richard Irvine James Duncan, Jr., also known as ‘Savage’ to friends and families, was the victim of a shooting in Williams Lake Aug. 6. (Photo submitted)
Anger, betrayal still felt five years after Mount Polley Mine breach in northern B.C.

Anger, betrayal still felt five years after Mount Polley Mine breach in northern B.C.

“We just don’t want to drink the water knowing Mount Polley’s still dumping their crap in there.”

Anger, betrayal still felt five years after Mount Polley Mine breach in northern B.C.
Grizzly bears are getting too close for comfort in the Bella Coola Valley. (Facebook photo)

Communities, officers grapple with explosion of human-bear conflicts in Bella Coola Valley

There have been 50 complaints of conflict so far in July

Grizzly bears are getting too close for comfort in the Bella Coola Valley. (Facebook photo)
Temple priest Karaj Singh and temple executive member Balhar Dosanjh said they are saddened and fearful after racist graffiti was written near the temple on Pine Street. Angie Mindus photo

VIDEO: B.C. Sikh man offers unknown culprit behind racist graffiti ‘a cup of tea’

Longtime Williams Lake resident Balhar Dosanjh is a peaceful man

Temple priest Karaj Singh and temple executive member Balhar Dosanjh said they are saddened and fearful after racist graffiti was written near the temple on Pine Street. Angie Mindus photo
PHOTO: Moose cow and calf relax in Williams Lake flower garden

PHOTO: Moose cow and calf relax in Williams Lake flower garden

The homeowners got a surprise when they checked their most recent surveillance footage

PHOTO: Moose cow and calf relax in Williams Lake flower garden
Carey Price hugs young fan Anderson Whitehead at the NHL Awards. (Facebook photo)

B.C.-born Carey Price brings young fan to tears at NHL Awards banquet

Anderson Whitehead first met his hockey idol after his mother died of cancer

Carey Price hugs young fan Anderson Whitehead at the NHL Awards. (Facebook photo)
New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with First Nations

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with First Nations