Angie Mindus

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Williams Lake RCMP ask residents to keep on lookout for stolen car

Kia Rio taken Wednesday afternoon, say police

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Highway 97 was closed for more than an hour north of Williams Lake Monday evening (Sept. 22) after a truck with a load of lumber caught fire. (Raymond Sellars Facebook photo)
Highway 97 was closed for more than an hour north of Williams Lake Monday evening (Sept. 22) after a truck with a load of lumber caught fire. (Raymond Sellars Facebook photo)
James Stafford found one of his calves suffering from bullet wounds on range land near Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)

‘It was not accidental’: Calf dies a week after suffering gun shot wounds near Williams Lake

The animal was on range land near Colpitt Lake Road

James Stafford found one of his calves suffering from bullet wounds on range land near Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Lightning storm knocks out power overnight to thousands in Williams Lake area

Rain and risk of more storms in the forecast

(Black Press Media file photo)
Dog Creek was one of the areas hit by a storm early Saturday morning, Sept. 19, 2020. (Phyllis Rosette photo)
Dog Creek was one of the areas hit by a storm early Saturday morning, Sept. 19, 2020. (Phyllis Rosette photo)
(Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Williams Lake Fire Department members respond to loader on fire at Tolko Soda Creek

The fire is contained to a piece of equipment

(Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department responded to a collision at Oliver Street and Mackenzie Avenue Friday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2020. (Photo submitted)
Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department responded to a collision at Oliver Street and Mackenzie Avenue Friday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2020. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake RCMP arrested one suspect, say witnesses on scene. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Alleged firearm threat in Williams Lake Friday aimed at new business owners

The investigation resulted in the recovery of a firearm replica and other edged weapons

Williams Lake RCMP arrested one suspect, say witnesses on scene. (Photo submitted)
Leone Oler, 47, was out for her daily run Tuesday, Sept. 15 when she was the subject of a police search. (Photo submitted)

‘They think I’m the bad guy’: Woman out for a run in Chilcotin gets surprised by RCMP

Leona Oler was out for a run on a rural road when the RCMP helicopter starting following her

Leone Oler, 47, was out for her daily run Tuesday, Sept. 15 when she was the subject of a police search. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake RCMP blocked off a section of Westridge Drive Thursday evening, Sept. 17, 2020 after a single vehicle crash broke a power pole. (Angie Mindus photo)
Williams Lake RCMP blocked off a section of Westridge Drive Thursday evening, Sept. 17, 2020 after a single vehicle crash broke a power pole. (Angie Mindus photo)
Downtown Williams Lake requested approval and funding for a new mural downtown. (DWLBIA image)

‘It’s ugly’: Williams Lake mayor leads discussion to defer decision on latest mural proposal

"I personally don't like this mural" — Mayor Walt Cobb

Downtown Williams Lake requested approval and funding for a new mural downtown. (DWLBIA image)
The train consisted of 29 rail cars including three engines and no derailment took place. (Stock image)

Collision between train and vehicle claims life of Williams Lake resident

The incident occurred at a marked crossing on the Soda Creek Townsite Road

The train consisted of 29 rail cars including three engines and no derailment took place. (Stock image)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATE: Williams Lake RCMP stand down search for Highway 20 motorist

The driver was suspected of fleeing the scene of a single vehicle motor vehicle incident

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Levi Caddy, 6, left and Nathan Corkum, 12, enjoy one of the last days of summer vacation at the Nathan Matthews Memorial Skate Park in Boitanio Park Tuesday, Sept. 8 before school resumes in the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Families jump back into fall routines

COVID brings change as sudent head back to class

Levi Caddy, 6, left and Nathan Corkum, 12, enjoy one of the last days of summer vacation at the Nathan Matthews Memorial Skate Park in Boitanio Park Tuesday, Sept. 8 before school resumes in the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
While chronic wasting disease has not yet been detected in B.C., 64 white-tailed deer, mule deer and moose in the area around Libby, Montana have been discovered with the disease since June 2019. CWD is also found in Alberta. (Sam Fait photo)

B.C. hunters to help monitor for deadly deer disease in Peace and East Kootenay regions

Chronic wasting disease was detected west of the Rocky Mountains in 2019

While chronic wasting disease has not yet been detected in B.C., 64 white-tailed deer, mule deer and moose in the area around Libby, Montana have been discovered with the disease since June 2019. CWD is also found in Alberta. (Sam Fait photo)
School District 27 staff will be encouraging children to avoid direct physical contact, as well as focusing on how children and staff can move around safely in a school environment when they go back to school next week. (Black Press Media photo)

SD27 superintendent encourages ‘calm and confidence’ as students eye return to classes

The district will host a virtual Town Hall Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. with Interior Health

School District 27 staff will be encouraging children to avoid direct physical contact, as well as focusing on how children and staff can move around safely in a school environment when they go back to school next week. (Black Press Media photo)
School District 49 superintendent Steve Dishkin, accounting assistant and payroll Pete Kovanda and human resources assistant, executive assistant and accounts payable Tanya Moren are part of the district team preparing for a return to school this fall during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Photo submitted

School District 49 prepares for back to school

"My hope is people will feel safe and comfortable when they come to our schools."

School District 49 superintendent Steve Dishkin, accounting assistant and payroll Pete Kovanda and human resources assistant, executive assistant and accounts payable Tanya Moren are part of the district team preparing for a return to school this fall during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Photo submitted
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
A motor vehicle incident has closed Highway 20 about 145 km west of Williams Lake. (DriveBC map)
A motor vehicle incident has closed Highway 20 about 145 km west of Williams Lake. (DriveBC map)
Angie Mindus photos - Williams Lake Tribune

McLeese Lake residents rally for justice at Williams Lake courthouse

Dozens of residents were on hand

Angie Mindus photos - Williams Lake Tribune