Williams Lake Tribune

City activates emergency response centre due to ‘imminent concern’ in river valley

A slide has exposed a section of sanitary main and a manhole, state of local emergency declared

 

City of Williams Lake’s top cop announces retirement four months into new position

Insp. Myron Friesen started the position on May 28, 2021

 

Contract awarded to pave Highway 20 east of Nimpo Lake

Work will begin in the next few weeks, the MoTi confirmed

 

CP hopes to spark truth, reconciliation conversation with orange locomotive

Orange Shirt Society excited about the commitment

Update: Mushroom picker located in West Chilcotin

Bernie Baptiste went mushroom picking in the Anahim Lake area Sunday, Sept. 26

‘It’s all hands on deck’; COVID-19 testing ramps up in Williams Lake

Interior Health staff are working hard to meet the demand

COVID-19 outbreak declared at University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George

Nine patients and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19

Historic Potato House gets new lease on life

A crane has moved the house several metres back on the property to work on basement

RCMP respond to two suspected opioid overdoses in one day in Williams Lake

In both cases, police officers were instrumental in providing assistance

  • Sep 27, 2021

Taseko hires new vice-president of corporate affairs

Sean Magee will be responsible for leading the company's public affairs, communications

  • Sep 27, 2021

City of Williams Lake seeks provincial FireSmart funding

The city has been partnering on various wildfire risk reduction projects since 2018

City of Williams Lake writes of tax on derelict home

The 44-year-old home is considered abandoned

FOREST INK: Wildfire prevention in an American town

A new generation of residents saw forests as places for recreation and serenity

  • Sep 26, 2021

French Connection: Changes in the works

This has been a hectic week for me as I'm moving to the Senior's Village this week

  • Sep 26, 2021

LETTER: Kudos to ‘stop the mandate’ ralliers

Thanks for standing up for freedom in our country

  • Sep 26, 2021

LETTER: The choice is part of the problem, or part of the solution

It "makes me sick" to see and hear about anti vaccine and masks movement

  • Sep 26, 2021

MLA’s Corner: Doing the right thing is tough

I continue to encourage everyone to choose to get vaccinated

  • Sep 26, 2021

City of Williams Lake’s resolutions endorsed at UBCM

Two resolutions were endorsed

  • Sep 25, 2021

Editorial: COVID strain

Let's support our health care workers

  • Sep 25, 2021

North District RCMP extend apology for role in residential schools era

Esk'etemc Chief Fred Robbins was presented a plaque by the Williams Lake detachment

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