Angie Mindus

There are four new spot fires in the Bella Coola Valley. (BCWS map)
There are four new spot fires in the Bella Coola Valley. (BCWS map)
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the Cariboo region Tuesday, June 28. Earlier this month residents on the west side of the city were rocked with an intense thunder and lightning storm. (Matthew Watson photo)

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Cariboo

Watch for hail late Tuesday afternoon

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the Cariboo region Tuesday, June 28. Earlier this month residents on the west side of the city were rocked with an intense thunder and lightning storm. (Matthew Watson photo)
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada. Black Press Media file photo
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada. Black Press Media file photo
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen in April from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. The truck has since been returned but the tools critical for saving lives are still missing. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue chief makes plea for return of stolen life-saving tools

“Help us get our equipment back, let us save lives.”

A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen in April from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. The truck has since been returned but the tools critical for saving lives are still missing. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
ERT members from Prince George bring in a drone to assess the scene inside a building in the 300 block of Ninth Avenue. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tense moments as heavily armed RCMP remove 3 armed robbery suspects in Williams Lake

Williams Lake RCMP had assistance from the PG RCMP Emergency Response Team

ERT members from Prince George bring in a drone to assess the scene inside a building in the 300 block of Ninth Avenue. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The city of Williams Lake installed the new Cow Boss statue above the Stampede Grounds Tuesday, June 15. Pictured above are; Coun. Ivan Bonnell (from left), Mark Blezard and Jacob Steyl of Atlantic Power, Coun. Marnie Brenner, Mayor Walt Cobb, carver Ken Sheen and Coun. Scott Nelson. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The city of Williams Lake installed the new Cow Boss statue above the Stampede Grounds Tuesday, June 15. Pictured above are; Coun. Ivan Bonnell (from left), Mark Blezard and Jacob Steyl of Atlantic Power, Coun. Marnie Brenner, Mayor Walt Cobb, carver Ken Sheen and Coun. Scott Nelson. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A flood watch has been issued for the Cariboo Mountains, Quesnel River and Horsefly River and tributaries. (Anna Fait photo)

Cariboo Mountains, Horsefly and Quesnel rivers upgraded to flood watch

Yanks Peak is at record snow pack for this time of year

A flood watch has been issued for the Cariboo Mountains, Quesnel River and Horsefly River and tributaries. (Anna Fait photo)
Following a night of heavy rains Sunday, June 5, the Fraser River is much higher than usual Monday morning seen here from the Sheep Creek Bridge west of Williams Lake. A rock that is usually exposed is now underwater which is very rare, said one resident. (Photo submitted - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Fraser River high following night of rain in Cariboo Chilcotin

About 12 mm of rain fell in Williams Lake Sunday night

Following a night of heavy rains Sunday, June 5, the Fraser River is much higher than usual Monday morning seen here from the Sheep Creek Bridge west of Williams Lake. A rock that is usually exposed is now underwater which is very rare, said one resident. (Photo submitted - Williams Lake Tribune)
The BC River Forecast Centre issued a high streamflow advisory for B.C.’s Interior. (River Forecast Centre map)

High streamflow advisory issued for Cariboo plateau, Thompson region

Melting snowpack and forecast for rain prompts BC River Forecast Centre to issue advisory

The BC River Forecast Centre issued a high streamflow advisory for B.C.’s Interior. (River Forecast Centre map)
Strongmen Tyson Delay (from left), Garrett Leroy and Joseph Wilburn all found success at the Iron Throne strongman in Surrey. (Photo submitted)

Strongman captures world record lifting 1,008 pounds at King of the Throne competition

Tyson Delay broke the record while competing in the 90 kilogram weight class

Strongmen Tyson Delay (from left), Garrett Leroy and Joseph Wilburn all found success at the Iron Throne strongman in Surrey. (Photo submitted)
An air tanker and crew works to contain a wildfire in the Nemiah Valley despite strong winds. (Chief Jimmy Lulua photo)

Crews douse wildfire near homes at Xeni Gwet’in First Nation

Chief Jimmy Lulua says work will continue Tuesday morning

An air tanker and crew works to contain a wildfire in the Nemiah Valley despite strong winds. (Chief Jimmy Lulua photo)
Strongmen Tyson Delay (from left), Garrett Leroy and Joseph Wilburn all found success at the Iron Throne strongman in Surrey. (Photo submitted)

Strongman captures world record lifting 1,008 pounds at King of the Throne competition

Tyson Delay broke the record while competing in the 90 kilogram weight class

Strongmen Tyson Delay (from left), Garrett Leroy and Joseph Wilburn all found success at the Iron Throne strongman in Surrey. (Photo submitted)
WLFN Councillor Chris Wycotte (left) and Chief Willie Sellars said Monday (April 25) they are excited about what the future holds for their community after announcing a proposed agreement-in-principle with the federal government worth $135 million. The settlement is intended to address the loss of WLFN village lands taken from them 160 years ago which now form the city of Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake First Nation to hold referendum on proposed $135 million federal settlement

The deal is compensation for loss of lands that now make up city of Williams Lake

WLFN Councillor Chris Wycotte (left) and Chief Willie Sellars said Monday (April 25) they are excited about what the future holds for their community after announcing a proposed agreement-in-principle with the federal government worth $135 million. The settlement is intended to address the loss of WLFN village lands taken from them 160 years ago which now form the city of Williams Lake. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Tour de Bella Coola has been taking place in the valley since 2008. (Photo submitted)
The Tour de Bella Coola has been taking place in the valley since 2008. (Photo submitted)
Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons is still pressing the provincial government to stop the cow moose hunt. Currently the government issues about 400 LEH tags for cow moose in B.C. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cow Moose Sign founder honoured for efforts to conserve B.C. moose population

Williams Lake’s Dan Simmons continues to push government to stop issuing all LEH tags for cow moose

Cow Moose Sign Project founder Dan Simmons is still pressing the provincial government to stop the cow moose hunt. Currently the government issues about 400 LEH tags for cow moose in B.C. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RECOVERED: Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck is back home, some tools missing

CCSAR Chief Rick White says he’s relieved the specialized truck has been found

Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Search and rescue truck, tools stolen from Williams Lake

Residents asked to report any sightings of the unique emergency response truck

A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at Williams Lake First Nation Wednesday morning, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)

LIVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Williams Lake First Nation

The PM is at Williams Lake First Nation’s administration building near Williams Lake

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at Williams Lake First Nation Wednesday morning, March 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo)
Bella Coola RCMP detachment. (Angie Mindus photo - Black Press Media)

Human remains found in Bella Coola estuary connected to 2021 fatal guided fishing boat incident

Keith Epp was one of three people reported missing Aug. 10

Bella Coola RCMP detachment. (Angie Mindus photo - Black Press Media)
Janet Austin, lieutenant governor of British Columbia and Premier John Horgan honour the achievements of Chief Joe Alphonse during a formal ceremony March 3. (BC Government photo)

Tsilhqot’in chief awarded Order of British Columbia for work as an Indigenous leader

Chief Joe Alphonse was recognized for his accomplishments at a ceremony March 3

Janet Austin, lieutenant governor of British Columbia and Premier John Horgan honour the achievements of Chief Joe Alphonse during a formal ceremony March 3. (BC Government photo)