Williams Lake Tribune

Displaced Interior forestry workers access support programs

Hundreds have signed up for pension bridging said consultant Terry Tate

 

Mary Forbes and family build tiny home during COVID-19

They transformed an Atco trailer into a 'troll hole'

 

Trail cleanup begins at Scout Island Nature Centre after flood waters recede in Williams Lake

More cleanup work will continue in the coming weeks and months as water levels continue to go down

 

CRD library to offer curbside pick up in Williams Lake beginning June 9

Due to COVID-19 the library has been closed to the public since March 17

Grants for assistance extinguished for independent fire departments within Cariboo Regional District

Ten fire departments will be impacted, CRD-funded and managed fire departments will not be impacted

Williams Lake mayor, doctors, tourism, chamber to provide updates at June tailgate event

A maximum of 30 vehicles can attend, event will be livestreamed

Williams Lake aims to hire own archaeologist

Mayor Walt Cobb said the hope is archaelogical assessments will be done in a timely fashion

Williams Lake approves temporary liquor establishment area expansions due to COVID-19

Liquor Control and Regulation Branch issues application process for interested businesses

Flood watches issued for Quesnel, Horsefly Rivers

Flows rising in response to snowmelt and rainfall, continued rises expected

RCMP urge Williams Lake residents to be cautious as suspect remains on the loose

Man seen speeding on Highway 97 fled from police after colliding with RCMP vehicle

Williams Lake council seeks public feedback on First Nations shovel-ready cannabis facility

Williams Lake Indian Band's farm-to-gate store will be built on First Nations land within city limits

Orange Shirt Society seeks to trademark ‘Every Child Matters’

Unscrupulous sales of Orange Shirt Society owned designs continue

  • Jun 2, 2020

City playgrounds to reopen today, June 1, at noon

Users are reminded to play by the rules and continue to follow physical distancing and hygiene

  • Jun 1, 2020

Mining Month: A celebration of dedication and resiliency

May is Mining Month, as proclaimed by the Province of B.C.

  • Jun 1, 2020

FOREST INK: Ithaka Institute in Switzerland continues with biochar research

My experience to date with biochar was mainly its use as a soil additive but after reading "55 Uses of Biochar" which was published over four years ago I realized how much wider potential it had.

  • May 31, 2020

Indigenous company to launch First Nations banking app

A national release of the OneFeather APP anticipated no later than this summer

  • May 31, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: Is isolation enough already? A view from real isolation

In so many ways, we are blessed with being different from them

  • May 31, 2020

COVID-19 creates a massive protection risk: Women’s Contact Society

So far the Women's Contact Society in Williams Lake has not seen an increase in domestic violence over the last few months, but these are still early days within the realms of the pandemic, warned Diane Lowe, Stopping the Violence counsellor and advocate.

Indigenous teen goaltender part of nationwide documentary on community hockey

Hockey 24: A Film by Canada premiered on May 24, 2020

  • May 30, 2020

Williams Lake barbers, stylists, customers adjust to COVID-19 protocols

Barbers, hairstylists and their clients have been adjusting to new COVID-19 protocols as they reopen under the second phase of B.C.'s restart plan.