Monica Lamb-Yorski

Free city sand program in Williams Lake cancelled after rural residents take advantage of it

The sand and salt mixture was intended for city residents only

UPDATE: Six Cariboo Memorial Hospital staff members test positive for COVID-19

Interior Health said Friday, Jan. 15 testing is ongoing

Power outages impacting 400-plus customers in Central Cariboo, Chilcotin

BC Hydro said a wind storm has caused the majority of the outages

Williams Lake city council adds support for churches, faith-based organizations to gather

'If they can meet the criteria for distancing and masking why not allow it?': Mayor Cobb

Williams Lake city council demanding specific COVID-19 numbers for the city, immediate area

'How come some people are getting information that we are not able to get?': Mayor Cobb

Snowfall warning issued for areas of Cariboo Chilcotin

Williams Lake, Horsefly and Alexis Creek areas can expect snow to begin falling Tuesday evening

Water service fully restored to Westridge, golf course, Terra Ridge, Wotzke Drive and Hodgson Road

A boil water advisory remains in place until further notice

Pretrial underway for 2018 homicide in Tsi De Del First Nation

A publication ban is in place for all evidence presented in the court room during the pretrial

Update: Power restored for Bella Coola customers

More than 1,200 customers were without power Monday due to downed trees

Update: Second water main break impacting customers in Williams Lake

Water main break discovered Sunday was repaired, crews working on second break

Williams Lake Seniors Village has no active cases of COVID-19

Staff noted in letter to families outbreak can be declared over by Jan. 23 if no new cases arise

Bridge Care virtual clinic booking by phone only for now

Original software has a few glitches, online portal is not being used, but clinic remains open

Williams Lake city council endorses proposal to use downtown hotel as emergency night shelter

Situation table stakeholders have proposed the idea as a possible solution

Williams Lake RCMP fine individuals for non-compliance of COVID rules over Christmas

The persons were fined $230 who frequented a 'known' dwelling where they did not reside

B.C. Assessment releases property values, Williams Lake up 7%

Some properties owners will see an increase, others a decrease

COVID-19 vaccine roll out begins in Williams Lake

Long-term care staff, residents first to be immunized

Downtown Williams Lake site selected for future Foundry Cariboo Chilcotin

The wrap-around youth services centre will be housed in former CMHA location

Williams Lake will be once again celebrating the unique civic holiday of ‘Wrestling Day’ on Jan. 2, 2020, something that started locally in the 1930s. (Photo courtesy of the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin)

Unique tradition continues in Williams Lake 2021 with Wrestling Day holiday Jan. 2

The public municipal holiday dates back eight decades

Williams Lake will be once again celebrating the unique civic holiday of ‘Wrestling Day’ on Jan. 2, 2020, something that started locally in the 1930s. (Photo courtesy of the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin)

YEAR IN REVIEW: August 2020

Hot real estate market hits Williams Lake