Monica Lamb-Yorski

Roger William on leave from TNG duties

Due to the criminal charge against Chief Roger William the TNG said he will be on leave from his duties with the TNG effective immediately.

Williams Lake requests $1 billion rural fire recovery fund

City councillor Scott Nelson's motion requesting provincial and federal government assistance for rural communities impacted by the wildfires received full endorsement by city council Tuesday.

Williams Lake requests $1 billion rural fire recovery fund

City councillor Scott Nelson's motion requesting provincial and federal government assistance for rural communities impacted by the wildfires received full endorsement by city council Tuesday.

Winds anticipated factor for Plateau fire

Winds will be coming from different directions on the Plateau Fire Monday, said fire information officer Donna MacPherson.

Neighbours anxious to help wildfire victims

Residents whose homes were spared when the White Lake wildfire jumped the Fraser River are hoping to help those who lost their homes.

Bike trails remain closed in Williams Lake area

While the city of Williams Lake has re-opened parks and trails within the city limits as of noon Tuesday, Aug. 22 local bike trails remain closed as they are within the Cariboo Regional District.

City re-opens parks and trails in Williams Lake

With the exception of the River Valley, parks and trails are open as of noon Tuesday, Aug. 22 in Williams Lake.

Wildfires hamper getting inventory to local mills

Getting inventory to mills in Williams Lake continues to be a concern for local companies as the wildfire season unfolds.

CAF assist with wildfire mop-up in the Chilcotin

Two hundred soldiers stationed in Riske Creek have been supporting efforts to fight fires in the Cariboo-Chilcotin, doing mop-up and patrol of under control fires.

Evacuation alerts lifted for several communities east of the Fraser River

Some of the evacuation alerts were lifted Saturday for areas east of the Fraser River.

RCMP seize drugs, cash and firearm during search of Williams Lake residence

Three individuals arrested and released to appear in Williams Lake Provincial Court Oct. 4.

Local riders notch good results at Silver Star BC Cup

Several competitors from the Wiliams Lake area cycled their way to strong results at the BC Cup downhill round five held earlier this month at Vernon's Silver Star Mountain Resort.

Evacuated Williams Lake patients receiving dialysis in Prince George

Since July 10 nurses from Williams Lake have been administering dialysis treatment to 18 patients at University Hospital of Northern British Columbia because of the wildfire evacuation order and ongoing alert.

Alexis Creek Health Unit closed due to evacuation order

Due to wildfire activity and an evacuation order in the area the Alexis Creek Health Centre is closed indefinitely, Interior Health said Sunday.

Hanceville-Riske Creek wildfire grows to an estimated 193,894 hectares

With winds Saturday, the Hanceville-Riske Creek fire grew another 14,000 hectares Saturday, taking a 16-kilometre run on the northwest corner.

Two arrested in relation to a stolen vehicle from Alberta

A woman from Surrey faces several charges in relation to a stolen vehicle from Alberta that was seized in Williams Lake.

Lightning sparks some fire activity in the Cariboo Fire Centre

While lightning caused some new fire activity in the Cariboo Fire Centre overnight the rain is helping to dampen blazes.

Lightning sparks some fire activity in the Cariboo Fire Centre

While lightning caused some new fire activity in the Cariboo Fire Centre overnight the rain is helping to dampen blazes.

Evacuation order issued for northwest side of Quesnel Lake

The Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for areas on the northwest side of Quesnel Lake.

Updates for Spokin Lake, Wildwood and east side of White Lake wildfires

While no new fire activity of note occurred in the Spokin Lake wildfire overnight, Cariboo Fire Centre information officer Melinda Paplawski said Saturday more people are working the 3,731 hectare-fire today.