Monica Lamb-Yorski

With temperatures hovering at -12C Friday morning in Williams Lake, crews have spent a long night fighting a fire at Tolko’s Lakeview sawmill. Monica Lamb-Yorsk photo

Crews continue to fight fire at Williams Lake sawmill

Fire crews have been on the scene since Thursday evening fighting a fire at Tolko’s Lakeview sawmill in Williams Lake.

With temperatures hovering at -12C Friday morning in Williams Lake, crews have spent a long night fighting a fire at Tolko’s Lakeview sawmill. Monica Lamb-Yorsk photo
The Ministry of Forests announced Friday it is putting vehicle restrictions in place for areas impacted by the Elephant Hill, Chilcotin Plateau and Hanceville-Riske Creek fires to protect wildlife. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Vehicle restrictions in place to protect big game in wildfire areas

Ministry implements vehicle restrictions in areas impacted by fires to protect wildlife

The Ministry of Forests announced Friday it is putting vehicle restrictions in place for areas impacted by the Elephant Hill, Chilcotin Plateau and Hanceville-Riske Creek fires to protect wildlife. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Monica Lamb-Yorski photo                                Mary Jane’s Glass and Gifts manager Mark Cowan is busy with business despite facing charges of possession and trafficking under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.

VIDEO: Manager of thriving marijuana store faces charges

Mary Jane’s Glass and Gifts manager Mark Cowan said he is surpised charges of drug-trafficking and possession against him have been approved.

Monica Lamb-Yorski photo                                Mary Jane’s Glass and Gifts manager Mark Cowan is busy with business despite facing charges of possession and trafficking under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.
Phyllis Webstad, the woman who inspired Orange Shirt Day is being joined by members of the B.C. Government Thursday to highlight the inter-generational impact of residential schools

B.C. Legislature shines spotlight on Orange Shirt Day

Government members are joining Phyllis Webstad at the B.C. Legislature Thursday to raise awareness about the residential school legacy and her Orange Shirt Day message that “every child matters.”

Phyllis Webstad, the woman who inspired Orange Shirt Day is being joined by members of the B.C. Government Thursday to highlight the inter-generational impact of residential schools
150 Mile mom starts fire baby group

150 Mile mom starts fire baby group

Inspired by her own evacuation story new-mom Amy Emery decided to start a Summer 2017 Fire Babies Facebook Group.

150 Mile mom starts fire baby group
Photo submitted. Three cedar logs bearing signatures of wildfire emergency personnel will go on permanent display in Williams Lake, said Bryan Reid Sr. of Pioneer Log Homes who came up with the idea.

Signatured Pioneer logs to become permanent 2017 wildfire legacy

Three logs donated by Pioneer Log Homes of B.C. have been signed by hundreds of emergency personnel who helped during the wildfires in the Cariboo-Chilcotin.

Photo submitted. Three cedar logs bearing signatures of wildfire emergency personnel will go on permanent display in Williams Lake, said Bryan Reid Sr. of Pioneer Log Homes who came up with the idea.
UPDATE: B.C. First Nations chief denies sexual interference against a minor charges

UPDATE: B.C. First Nations chief denies sexual interference against a minor charges

Elected Chief of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nation Roger William made first court appearance Wednesday

UPDATE: B.C. First Nations chief denies sexual interference against a minor charges
A city-wide evacuation alert has been issued for the entire city of Williams Lake due to forecasted weather conditions. Angie Mindus photo.

VIDEO: Evacuation alert issued for Williams Lake

Williams Lake CAO “fairly confident” that there will be no evacuation order Monday night

A city-wide evacuation alert has been issued for the entire city of Williams Lake due to forecasted weather conditions. Angie Mindus photo.
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Rescued grizzly bear at zoo since 1999

A grizzly bear found abandoned at a Cariboo landfill in 1999 continues to thrive at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove.

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