Erin Hitchcock

Dog park result irks rec committee member

A member of the Central Cariboo Recreation Advisory Committee is unimpressed with the dog park in Williams Lake.

RCMP respond to statistics ranking Williams Lake’s crime rate at number 6

Staff Sgt. Ken Brissard of the WIlliams Lake RCMP has weighed in on the latest crime severity index statistics.

Christmas in July for Williams Lake Salvation Army

The Williams Lake community offered its support to the Food Bank by donating through the Christmas in July fundraiser.

Six-year-old boy fighting liver cancer

Six-year-old Chase Lamont is in B.C. Children’s Hospital after being diagnosed with an aggressive and fast-growing type of liver cancer.

WL firefighters sent to Fort Nelson

A team of firefighters from the Williams Lake Fire Department were deployed to Fort Nelson over the weekend.

Williams Lake has sixth highest crime rate in Canada

Williams Lake's crime rate continues to be high in the country — and shows its still the highest in B.C.

Lakecity DFO future uncertain

It’s not yet known what will become of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans office in Williams Lake.

Local ranchers work to remain competitive in global markets

Local cattlemen are trying to find ways to stay competitive in North American and international markets, which is no easy feat.

New Prosperity open houses to run Monday

Two public open houses on the New Prosperity mine will take place on Monday at the Gibraltar Room.

Wilderness Committee lawyer files defence papers following Taseko civil claim notice

The Wilderness Committee’s lawyer has filed defence papers with the Supreme Court of British Columbia today.

Tax program volunteers assist those on low-income

Volunteers with the Community Volunteer Income Tax program are ready to help low-income people file their taxes for free.

Williams Inn fire still under investigation

The Williams Lake Fire Department is still investigating the fire that destroyed one of the buildings at the Williams Inn Friday night.

Another bomb threat in Williams Lake

The Williams Lake RCMP were called to 7-Eleven on Proctor Street at about 7 p.m. Thursday after receiving reports of a bomb threat.

Labour minister visits the lakecity

The minister of labour, citizens’ services and open government stopped in Williams Lake Monday.

Fire at power plant

The Williams Lake Fire Department received a report of a fire at the Williams Lake Power Plant at about 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Operation Red Nose wraps up Dec. 31

Dave Dickson and Glen Holling are two out of many people in Williams Lake volunteering their time for Operation Red Nose.

Zellers staying

There are no plans to close Zellers in Williams Lake.

RCMP officer accused of assaulting teen

A Williams Lake teenager says she was punched in the face several times by an RCMP officer while she was handcuffed in the back of a police car.

WL resident dies in police-involved shooting

Police are releasing little information about a police-involved shooting in the Nimpo Lake area that has left a Williams Lake resident dead.

Billyboy verdict expected in November

A judge’s decision on whether Jonathan Billyboy was the suspect driving a stolen vehicle erratically in the city last fall won’t be known until mid-November.