Williams Lake

On the road to Nemiah Valley, west of Williams Lake, a log gateway marks the entrance to Tsilhqot’in Title Lands. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tsilhqot’in National Government calls for halt on mining exploration west of Williams Lake

Chiefs demand consultation prior to further exploration in Scum Lake area

 

Lashway Merritt, 29 of Williams Lake. (RCMP handout)

Mounties urge public to stay away from man amid spike in gang activity in Williams Lake

Friends, family, associates and public warned to stay away from Lashway Merritt

 

Williams Lake First Nation will be releasing the second phase of it findings from the investigation into the site of the former St. Joseph's Mission Residential School on Jan. 25, 2023. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake First Nation to reveal more St. Joseph’s Mission investigation results

A meeting with chiefs, followed by media conference will be held Jan. 25

 

The father of Carl Schooner Jr speaks at a press conference in Williams Lake Jan. 12, appealing for information regarding his disappearance. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: ‘This is a parent’s worst nightmare’; father of missing Bella Coola man

A $10,000 reward offered for information regarding disappearance of Carl Schooner Jr.

The father of Carl Schooner Jr speaks at a press conference in Williams Lake Jan. 12, appealing for information regarding his disappearance. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A map of the Ebus routes for the interior of B.C. which will service Kamloops and Prince George and communities in between as of January 2023. (Photo credit: Ebus)

Kamloops-Prince George bus route has been taken over by Ebus

Company has taken over operation of the route from previous licence holder Adventure Charters

A map of the Ebus routes for the interior of B.C. which will service Kamloops and Prince George and communities in between as of January 2023. (Photo credit: Ebus)
RCMP confirmed Ashley Pruden was found. (RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Missing woman found: Williams Lake RCMP

Ashley Pruden, reported missing Jan. 10, was located safe and sound

RCMP confirmed Ashley Pruden was found. (RCMP handout)
Stuart Westie has been tracking his fitness and environmental impact each year since 2011, and his efforts add up. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo senior tracks his shrinking environmental impact for over a decade

Stuart Westie started monitoring physical activity for health, then pivoted to environmental reasons

Stuart Westie has been tracking his fitness and environmental impact each year since 2011, and his efforts add up. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Student Ollie Martens works on a math problem at Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake senior determined to graduate from high school at 77

Ollie Martens is taking courses at Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake

Student Ollie Martens works on a math problem at Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake Campus. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The barn at the Onward Ranch can be seen from the main road. (Barry Sale photo)

HAPHAZARD HISTORY: Onward Ranch steeped in history

The ranch in the Cariboo has seen many owners over the decades

  • Jan 7, 2023
The barn at the Onward Ranch can be seen from the main road. (Barry Sale photo)
Candlelight vigils will be held Thursday, Jan. 5 in Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Williams Lake for missing Bella Coola man Carl Schooner Jr. (RCMP submitted photo)

Candlelight vigils planned across Cariboo Chilcotin Coast for missing Bella Coola man

At 7 p.m. people will gather in Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Williams Lake

Candlelight vigils will be held Thursday, Jan. 5 in Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Williams Lake for missing Bella Coola man Carl Schooner Jr. (RCMP submitted photo)
Ebus will be taking over the route through Williams Lake to run an inter-city service between Prince George and Kamloops. (Contributed)

Inter-city bus route Kamloops to Prince George to be taken over by Ebus

Adventure Charters announced Dec. 21 they would no longer be offering the service

Ebus will be taking over the route through Williams Lake to run an inter-city service between Prince George and Kamloops. (Contributed)
RCMP badge (file photo)
RCMP badge (file photo)
Vernon-based Tolko Industries Ltd. has announced extended downtime for the month of January for its divisions in Armstrong, in the North Okanagan, and Soda Creek in the Cariboo. (tolko.com)

Tolko extends downtime at mills in North Okanagan, Cariboo

Armstrong and Soda Creek divisions to be down through to end of January, then re-evaluated

Vernon-based Tolko Industries Ltd. has announced extended downtime for the month of January for its divisions in Armstrong, in the North Okanagan, and Soda Creek in the Cariboo. (tolko.com)
Joyce Charleyboy, right, smudges Carl Schooner Sr. and his wife Charlene Schooner at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds on Tuesday, Dec. 27. (Loretta Williams photo)

Missing Bella Coola man’s family continues search in Williams Lake area

Carl Schooner Jr., 30, was last seen in Williams Lake on Dec. 4, 2022

Joyce Charleyboy, right, smudges Carl Schooner Sr. and his wife Charlene Schooner at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds on Tuesday, Dec. 27. (Loretta Williams photo)
Sheila Buter, second from left, with her grandson Malachi, daughter Courtney Zwack and Sydney Zwack are spending Christmas together as Sheila continues to recover from a serious snowmobile crash on Jan. 22, 2022. (Photo submitted)
Sheila Buter, second from left, with her grandson Malachi, daughter Courtney Zwack and Sydney Zwack are spending Christmas together as Sheila continues to recover from a serious snowmobile crash on Jan. 22, 2022. (Photo submitted)
A rescued moose calf. 
(Photo courtesy of Sue Burton)

Big or small, this Cariboo Chilcotin animal rescuer tries to save them all

Saving Cariboo Chilcotin wildlife is what Sue Burton does

A rescued moose calf. 
(Photo courtesy of Sue Burton)
A ruffed Grouse spotted on Dog Creek Road. (Liz Twan photo)

55th annual Williams Lake Christmas Bird Count

The Williams Lake Field Naturalists hosted their 55th annual Christmas bird count…

  • Dec 25, 2022
A ruffed Grouse spotted on Dog Creek Road. (Liz Twan photo)
Max William captured a pictured of his thermometer at Chilanko Forks, in the Chilcotin Dec. 19 at 4 a.m. (Max William photo)
Max William captured a pictured of his thermometer at Chilanko Forks, in the Chilcotin Dec. 19 at 4 a.m. (Max William photo)
Carl Schooner, 30, of Bella Coola was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left home headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)

‘We are broken inside’; family continues search for missing Bella Coola man

Carl Schooner’s family is appealing to the public for information on his wheareabouts

  • Dec 16, 2022
Carl Schooner, 30, of Bella Coola was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left home headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)
Public access to Lytton, B.C. is still controlled as seen here on Dec. 2, 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Former Lytton residents settle in new communities, await town rebuild after fire

The response to the Lytton fire has been inadequate and opaque, says former resident

Public access to Lytton, B.C. is still controlled as seen here on Dec. 2, 2022. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)