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City staff clear the Scout Island trail network along Williams Creek of a shopping cart Thursday morning. City council directed staff to clear a homeless camp that has been set up in the riparian area after complaints of a camp fire and garbage in the area. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake city council directs staff to remove homeless camp along Scout Island trail

Concerns have been raised by the public to Coun. Scott Nelson regarding fires at the camp

City staff clear the Scout Island trail network along Williams Creek of a shopping cart Thursday morning. City council directed staff to clear a homeless camp that has been set up in the riparian area after complaints of a camp fire and garbage in the area. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Home hit by bullets in drive-by shooting near Clearwater; police investigating

No injuries reported as a result of the incident, police still on scene

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Tickets are on sale now for the inaugural Indoor Spring Classic Rodeo coming up April 14, 15 and 16. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

Expect tradition, modern twists at Indoor Spring Classic Rodeo in Williams Lake

Extra protocols will be in place to safeguard livestock, ticket sales online

Tickets are on sale now for the inaugural Indoor Spring Classic Rodeo coming up April 14, 15 and 16. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
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RCMP continue to investigate circumstances surrounding fatal crash south of Williams Lake

Seven occupants were involved in the two-vehicle collision

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The Iverson family is grieving the loss of their daughter, Kaylee, (pictured beside her mom Amanda), following a motor vehicle incident on Highway 97 Friday, Feb. 10 near 150 Mile House. Their son Konnor (pictured left, back row) was critically injured and flown to Royal Inland Hospital. (Photo courtesy of Kennedy Lisa Photography)
The Iverson family is grieving the loss of their daughter, Kaylee, (pictured beside her mom Amanda), following a motor vehicle incident on Highway 97 Friday, Feb. 10 near 150 Mile House. Their son Konnor (pictured left, back row) was critically injured and flown to Royal Inland Hospital. (Photo courtesy of Kennedy Lisa Photography)
The Clearwater Ski Hill won’t open for the 2022/2023 season. (Clearwater Times photo)
The Clearwater Ski Hill won’t open for the 2022/2023 season. (Clearwater Times photo)
Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory Jan. 14. (Environment Canada map)

Fog advisory in effect, near zero visibility expected throughout much of B.C.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations

Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory Jan. 14. (Environment Canada map)
Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory Jan. 14. (Environment Canada map)

Fog advisory in effect, near zero visibility expected throughout much of B.C.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations

Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory Jan. 14. (Environment Canada map)
Lashway Merritt, 29 of Williams Lake. (RCMP handout)

Mounties urge public to stay away from man amid spike in gang activity in Williams Lake

Friends, family, associates and public warned to stay away from Lashway Merritt

Lashway Merritt, 29 of Williams Lake. (RCMP handout)
Takla First Nation shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham late Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. (Facebook photo)
Takla First Nation shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham late Friday, Jan. 14. Chief John French says family will be gathering at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 for grief and letting the spirit go smudge ceremony. (Facebook photo)

Preliminary inquiry into murder of Carmelita Abraham set for April in Quesnel

Joseph Simpson is accused of murder in the death of Abraham

Takla First Nation shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham late Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. (Facebook photo)
Takla First Nation shared the announcement of the loss of Carmelita Abraham late Friday, Jan. 14. Chief John French says family will be gathering at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 for grief and letting the spirit go smudge ceremony. (Facebook photo)
RCMP confirmed Ashley Pruden was found. (RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Missing woman found: Williams Lake RCMP

Ashley Pruden, reported missing Jan. 10, was located safe and sound

RCMP confirmed Ashley Pruden was found. (RCMP handout)
Gord Cochran, formerly of Williams Lake, holds the trophy after Team Canada brings home gold at the World Juniors. Cochran served as one of two equipment managers for the team. (Photo submitted)
Gord Cochran, formerly of Williams Lake, holds the trophy after Team Canada brings home gold at the World Juniors. Cochran served as one of two equipment managers for the team. (Photo submitted)
Property values increased in 2022 across the Cariboo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Property values up across all Cariboo cities

BC Assessment numbers are in

Property values increased in 2022 across the Cariboo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
A 74-year-old man was seriously injured while trying to control traffic Friday evening, Dec. 30 when motorists were attempting to pull someone out of the ditch. (Baldev Singh photo)

Good Samaritan seriously injured helping highway motorist between Williams Lake, Quesnel

The 74-year-old was attempting to control traffic when he was hit

A 74-year-old man was seriously injured while trying to control traffic Friday evening, Dec. 30 when motorists were attempting to pull someone out of the ditch. (Baldev Singh photo)
A log truck catches fire Monday, Jan. 2 on Highway 97. (Maigan Rochon photo)
A log truck catches fire Monday, Jan. 2 on Highway 97. (Maigan Rochon photo)
A travel advisory is in effect for Highway 20. (DriveBC map)

Travel advisory in effect for Highway 20 between Bella Coola, Anahim Lake

Possibility of freezing rain prompted the warning

A travel advisory is in effect for Highway 20. (DriveBC map)
Max William captured a pictured of his thermometer at Chilanko Forks, in the Chilcotin Dec. 19 at 4 a.m. (Max William photo)

Temperatures plunge in Chilcotin, -47C at Puntzi Mountain

Buses cancelled in 100 Mile House

Max William captured a pictured of his thermometer at Chilanko Forks, in the Chilcotin Dec. 19 at 4 a.m. (Max William photo)
An extreme cold warning has been issued for the Cariboo Chilcotin, including the city of Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
An extreme cold warning has been issued for the Cariboo Chilcotin, including the city of Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cold weather is on the way for northern B.C. this weekend. (Black Press image)

Extreme cold headed to northern B.C.

The overnight temperature in the Chilcotin is expected to reach -38C by Tuesday

Cold weather is on the way for northern B.C. this weekend. (Black Press image)
Carl Schooner was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left Bella Coola, headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)

RCMP seek assistance in locating missing Bella Coola man

Carl Schooner was last heard from while travelling between Williams Lake and Bella Coola

Carl Schooner was last heard from on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 when he left Bella Coola, headed to Williams Lake. (RCMP submitted photo)
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