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The U18 Female Timberwolves wear their orange jerseys at practice to acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake hockey team draws attention to Truth and Reconciliation in sports

WLMHA U18 Female Timberwolves take their message for calls to action to the rink

 

The author rides along a seasonal 4x4 track above the Chilcotin River. (Steffi Fischer photo)

CASUAL COUNTRY 2022: In search of gravel as gold in Cariboo-Chilcotin

Gravel bikes and gear ratios were key to short bike tour survival

 

Families will love a weekend getaway to Desous Mountain campground near Williams Lake, which links to the nearby mountain bike trail network. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo

Find your happy space in the Cariboo this fall

Where do you find your happy space? For many travellers, it’s the…

  • Sep 21, 2022

 

Birds sit on a log in Williams Lake at sunset. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency noted HPAI has been detected in a small non-poultry flock the Cariboo, however, it did not say exactly where in the region. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Avian flu detected in small flock of non-poultry birds in Cariboo

In B.C., 183,000 birds have been impacted by HPAI

Birds sit on a log in Williams Lake at sunset. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency noted HPAI has been detected in a small non-poultry flock the Cariboo, however, it did not say exactly where in the region. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Twelve-year-old Owen Nowlin from Horsefly, was searching for the final answers to complete his passport at the festival. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly Salmon Festival celebrates and educates alongside returning salmon

Event draws crowd to the shores of the river as salmon return to spawn

Twelve-year-old Owen Nowlin from Horsefly, was searching for the final answers to complete his passport at the festival. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Some items stolen from a CCSAR rescue truck in April have been recovered. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue recovers stolen items from truck heist in share shed

Halogen lights left at the Wildwood share shed were returned to CCSAR, four monthes after they were stolen from a rescue truck

Some items stolen from a CCSAR rescue truck in April have been recovered. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Windbreaker takes out some would-be robbers with one of his six-shooters as part of a scene called “No Girl No Money.” (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Wyoming Will the fastest shooter in the Cariboo

Chilcotin Range Riders hosted 7th annual Cowboy Action Shoot

Windbreaker takes out some would-be robbers with one of his six-shooters as part of a scene called “No Girl No Money.” (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Calls to the Interior Crisis Line have increased by 25 per cent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Interior Crisis Line Network are experiencing high volumes of calls relating to COVID-19 concerns. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Crisis line training sessions starting in September for Cariboo area

Skills and experience have helped many volunteers in both personal and professional lives

Calls to the Interior Crisis Line have increased by 25 per cent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Interior Crisis Line Network are experiencing high volumes of calls relating to COVID-19 concerns. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.
Jonathan Visscher of 100 Mile House high-fives Chief Hank Adam, elder Clara Camille and Dora Demers, who was the economic development officer for SXFN when the trail project began, before heading up Stairway to Heaven. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)

Trail opening spiritually and economically important moment for southern Cariboo First Nation

Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation celebrated mountain bike trail development at Jesmond Mountain

Jonathan Visscher of 100 Mile House high-fives Chief Hank Adam, elder Clara Camille and Dora Demers, who was the economic development officer for SXFN when the trail project began, before heading up Stairway to Heaven. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)
Sarah Jane Scouten performed on a Saturday evening on the main stage at a previous Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sarah Jane Scouten performs Saturday evening on the main stage at Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. in 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photos)

Arts on the Fly cancelled, to try again next year

Organizers cite lack of camping as contributing to low ticket pre-sales

Sarah Jane Scouten performed on a Saturday evening on the main stage at a previous Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sarah Jane Scouten performs Saturday evening on the main stage at Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. in 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photos)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital director Derek Keller provides an update on the hospital redevelopment project during a 60th anniversary celebration of the present hospital held Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Memorial Hospital upgrade delayed, spring 2023 new target

Concerns as budget deadlines loom over possible rising construction costs

Cariboo Memorial Hospital director Derek Keller provides an update on the hospital redevelopment project during a 60th anniversary celebration of the present hospital held Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake RCMP are asking anyone who may have dash-cam footage, or witnessed a blue 1995 Ford F-150 pickup prior to a collision on Highway 20 near Chimney Valley Road Wednesday, Aug. 24 to contact them at 250-392-6211. (Black Press Media file photo)

Single vehicle collision west of Williams Lake claims life of woman

The victim was the lone occupant of a pickup truck that hit a power pole Wednesday, Aug. 24 on Highway 20

The Williams Lake RCMP are asking anyone who may have dash-cam footage, or witnessed a blue 1995 Ford F-150 pickup prior to a collision on Highway 20 near Chimney Valley Road Wednesday, Aug. 24 to contact them at 250-392-6211. (Black Press Media file photo)
This is an image taken Sunday, Aug. 21 at a wildfire near Canoe Lake (C41588) (BC Wildfire Service photo )

Crews make good progress on lightning-caused fires in Cariboo Fire Centre

Since Friday (Aug. 19) crews responded to 29 lightning-caused wildfires

  • Aug 21, 2022
This is an image taken Sunday, Aug. 21 at a wildfire near Canoe Lake (C41588) (BC Wildfire Service photo )
Charlotte Mortimer, from left, vice president Williams Lake Pride Society (WLPS), Billie Sheridan, secretary for WLPS, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars, Mayor Walt Cobb and Sonny Dyck, WLPS president, all stand under the newly raised Pride flag in front of city hall. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Pride in the Puddle kicks off first official Pride week for Cariboo town

Rainbow Pride flag raised at city hall Aug. 15 marking the beginning of Pride week in Williams Lake

Charlotte Mortimer, from left, vice president Williams Lake Pride Society (WLPS), Billie Sheridan, secretary for WLPS, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars, Mayor Walt Cobb and Sonny Dyck, WLPS president, all stand under the newly raised Pride flag in front of city hall. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly’s Arts on the Fly 2022 lineup revealed

Music festival releases lineup for Sept. event includes Juno award-winning Pharis and Jason Romero

The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sign of the Gold Rush Trail in Cariboo.

Visiting the Cariboo this summer? Check out these scenes and attractions

These trails, museums, and attractions are there to make sure your visit to Cariboo is fun, exciting

Sign of the Gold Rush Trail in Cariboo.
Macy the kitten is recovering from an amputation of her leg at the Williams Lake SPCA after she was found injured alongside the highway. (SPCA photo)

BC SPCA seeks help for amputee kitten in Williams Lake

Macy the kitten is recovering after she was found along highway with shattered hip

  • Jul 28, 2022
Macy the kitten is recovering from an amputation of her leg at the Williams Lake SPCA after she was found injured alongside the highway. (SPCA photo)
Williams Lake RCMP and North District Emergency Response Team officers respond to the corner of Smedley Street and Eleventh Avenue on Sunday, July 10. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Indigenous leaders demand public inquiry into fatal police incident in Williams Lake

WLFN chief, UBCIC grand chief will speak at press conference Tuesday, July 19

Williams Lake RCMP and North District Emergency Response Team officers respond to the corner of Smedley Street and Eleventh Avenue on Sunday, July 10. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Cariboo ranch cow gave birth to triplets earlier in June and all the them are doing well. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo couple’s cow delivers triplets

It was a first for Laurie and Danny Frame

A Cariboo ranch cow gave birth to triplets earlier in June and all the them are doing well. (Photo submitted)
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada. Black Press Media file photo
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada. Black Press Media file photo