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Ruth Lloyd

Ruth Lloyd

I am a lifelong learner who returned to school after a decade working in wildfire. I completed a diploma in Journalism from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary, graduating in 2009.

This redirect brought me back to B.C. where I first worked for Black Press Media in Fort St. James at The Caledonia Courier and then took a break to do other jobs including biology, archaeology, and working for a community nonprofit.

I moved back to Williams Lake and joined the amazing team at the Williams Lake Tribune in 2021. I love the Cariboo Chilcotin region, its character, wilderness and diversity.

Phone
250-392-2331 ext. 219
Email
ruth.lloyd@wltribune.com

Recent Work by Ruth

Ontario's Super Scoopers ready to roll out over Cariboo fires

Ontario's Super Scoopers ready to roll out over Cariboo fires

Two CL-415 Super Scoopers are stationed at the Williams Lake Regional Airport
UPDATE: More than 2 dozen wildfires sparked overnight in Cariboo

UPDATE: More than 2 dozen wildfires sparked overnight in Cariboo

More than a dozen wildfires have already been detected after lightning moved through the north east of the Cariboo region overnight on July 9.
Williams Lake calls for operational review of Cariboo Memorial

Williams Lake calls for operational review of Cariboo Memorial

Williams Lake city council is calling for an operational review of Cariboo Memorial Hospital after ER closes five nights in one week.
Cariboo Chilcotin MLA reacts to hospital ER closures

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA reacts to hospital ER closures

After four consecutive nights of emergency room closures at the Caribo Memorial Hospital (CMH) MLA Lorne Doerkson is calling for Interior Health to make changes.
Chilcotin business owners call out B.C. over lack of compensation

Chilcotin business owners call out B.C. over lack of compensation

Chilcotin business owners feel left behind in the process of reconciliation, despite their support for the process and the Tsilhqot'in Aboriginal Title decision.
Tiffin Creek wildfire in central interior of B.C. being held

Tiffin Creek wildfire in central interior of B.C. being held

BC Wildfire Service crews have updated the status of the Tiffin Creek wildfire near Lillooet being held and report minimal fire activity on June 27.
Tiffin Creek Wildfire near Lillooet estimated at 151 hectares

Tiffin Creek Wildfire near Lillooet estimated at 151 hectares

Tiffin Creek Wildfire is now estimated at 151 hectares in size, but BC Wildfire Service reports crews are making some progress on the incident on June 25.
Pedestrian injured in Williams Lake hit-and-run

Pedestrian injured in Williams Lake hit-and-run

RCMP and BC Emergency Health Services (EHS) respond
Interior Health talks Cariboo Memorial ER closures

Interior Health talks Cariboo Memorial ER closures

Interior Health is working to keep the doors open at the Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) emergency department through the summer months. Last week was the third emergency room closure at CMH since February of this year.
Michael Moses to run as BC NDP candidate in Cariboo-Chilcotin

Michael Moses to run as BC NDP candidate in Cariboo-Chilcotin

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