Monica Lamb-Yorski

Williams Lake taps into $5 million infrastructure competition

If successful in obtaining Smart Cities Challenge funding, Williams Lake would develop a universal water metering project.

Chamber executive director retiring on a positive note

Claudia Blair says her 32 years with the Chamber have been rewarding and she hopes her replacement will enjoy the job as much as she has.

Majority of CRD directors will seek re-election in fall election

CRD corporate office Alice Johnston said in the spring the CRD will prepare an election package for people interested in running for the board.

Making Williams Lake rural accessibility capital of B.C. still a dream

Accessibility Advisory Committee chair George Atamanenko continues to pursue making Williams Lake more accessible.

B.C. drunk driver unknowingly drags snowmobiles along highway

North District RCMP stopped a driver Sunday near Prince George whose two sleds had fallen off a flat deck trailer and were being dragged along behind his truck.

Impaired driver drags snowmobiles behind truck on Northern B.C. highway

North District RCMP stopped a driver Sunday near Prince George whose two sleds had fallen off a flat deck trailer and were being dragged along behind his truck.

CRD writing government leaders on Gas Tax fund

The CRD sees major project applications rejected for strategic priorities funding

Stats Canada to survey Canadians on cannabis

Each quarter, a sample of 12,000 households will receive an invitation to complete the 21-question online survey.

Williams Lake budget ready for debate at the end of the month

Williams Lake city council will begin deliberating the 2018 budget by the end of February, said Chief Financial Officer Vitali Kozubenko this week.

Developer pitches cattle for wildfire hazard reduction

Luigi Mandarino is hoping to use grazing cattle as a means to mitigate wildfire hazards in the Westridge area.

Federal Indigenous rights framework welcomed by political leaders

First Nations rights already under the Constitution will be upheld with new framework, WLIB Chief Ann Louie said.

Man sentenced for possession of goods looted during the wildfires

Nicholas Ivany was the subject of much criticism on social media after charges were laid last summer and in recent days with many calling for harsher penalties for offenders.

Naloxone training on the agenda

Williams Lake mayor and council have learned how to administer naloxone

New provincial court judge for Northern Region

Peter Whyte is serving the Williams Lake Provincial Court and other courts in the region

Baby, it’s cold outside

Temperatures have dipped down into the double digits again in the Williams Lake area

Byelection for CRD Area E director coming up in April

With the recent death of Cariboo Regional District director Byron Kemp on Jan. 15, the CRD will hold a byelection to fill his role on the board.

No age-based discounts for transit cash fares in Williams Lake

In a move to encourage more people to purchase monthly passes, city council has approved changes for transit.

Business owner advocates for more trades training in Williams Lake

Kim Preeper is struggling to keep apprentices because they have to go away for school.

CMHA Cariboo Chilcotin Branch weathering wildfire impacts

CMHA is in need of more crisis line counsellors

Former Lake City Ford building moves one step closer to redevelopment

All of the necessary permits and zoning amendments are in place for Wensley Architecture Ltd. to redevelop 715 Oliver Street.