Robyn Chambers

Williams Lake voters elect six councillors

The City of Williams Lake returned four incumbent councillors to City Hall Saturday night.

Mobile home damaged in Tuesday fire

A trailer fire on Dog Creek Road was started by a vehicle, according to the Williams Lake Fire Department.

Tsilhqot’in launches court case

The Tsilhqot’in Nation has launched a challenge in B.C. Supreme Court.

Search still on for Walton

Chantal Desruisseaux says all she has are questions.

New Prosperity Mine review meets opposition

The decision to review a revised Prosperity Mine project is a first for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

Amnesty leader explains indigenous people’s rights

Canada signed on to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples two years after it was adopted globally.

New Prosperity Mine review meets opposition

The decision to review a revised Prosperity Mine project is a first for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

MLA Bob Simpson takes rural broadband petition to Victoria

Rural communities petition for expanded broadband Internet heads to Victoria.

Prosperity receives permits

The province’s Ministry of Energy and Mines has issued exploration permits for road building and drilling for the New Prosperity Mine.

Former TNG chief supports Taseko discussion

Former Tsilqot'in National Government tribal chair says he is in favour of working with Taseko on its New Prosperty Mine project.

Sam Ketcham pool task force may be created

Council approved a task force to develop a long-term plan for the Sam Ketcham Memorial Pool, Tuesday night.

Joint committee supports complex’s programs

The City/CRD joint committee is supporting a range of fitness programs at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex.

Varying opinions presented at fluoride open house

The debate of whether to fluoridate municipal water supplies is frequently a polarizing one with studies and counter studies on both sides.

Chiefs return from Prosperity lobby in Ottawa

Representatives from the Tsilhqot’in National Government were in Ottawa last week.

Spanish Mtn. Gold to undergo comprehensive study

The CEAA has opted to proceed with a comprehensive study for the Spanish Mountain Gold development near Likely.

Tax projections draw opposition

A document on property taxation over the next five years generated fireworks from one councillor Tuesday evening.

Dog owner searches for Aries

Nicole Lurz desperately wants her dog back.

Wood website to help connect buyers, sellers

A website designed to connect buyers and sellers of B.C. wood products was officially announced at the Tourism Discovery Centre, Wednesday.

Mine discharge application raises concerns

The Mount Polley Mine application for a permit to discharge effluent into Hazeltine Creek is raising some environmental concerns in area communities.

Simpson weighs in on Throne Speech

The B.C. government will provide more money for special-needs support in the province’s public schools, and impose new training on teachers, according to Premier Christy Clark’s first throne speech.