Monica Lamb-Yorski

The SAMS Grizzlies track team have had a successful year. Some members of the team competed at the B.C. high school track and field championships June 9-11 in Langley. (Photo submitted)

SAMS track team puts Bella Coola on the map at zones, provincials

Seven athletes qualify for provincials

The SAMS Grizzlies track team have had a successful year. Some members of the team competed at the B.C. high school track and field championships June 9-11 in Langley. (Photo submitted)
Lloyd Myers of Yunesit’in First Nation lost his baby Eileen Myers when she was 11 months old. She was one of 12 children who died in a hospital fire at Tl’etinqox First Nation on May 22, 1958. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tl’etinqox First Nation ceremony honours 1958 hospital fire victims

Families of the victims attended from Tl’etinqox, Tsideldel and Yunesit’in

Lloyd Myers of Yunesit’in First Nation lost his baby Eileen Myers when she was 11 months old. She was one of 12 children who died in a hospital fire at Tl’etinqox First Nation on May 22, 1958. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Angel Emile. (RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Missing 19-year-old woman located safe and sound

Williams Lake RCMP had requested the public’s assistance in locating her

Angel Emile. (RCMP handout)
Richie Todd, 19, was killed in Williams Lake on Thursday, May 5, 2022. (Photo submitted)

‘I’m hoping for justice’; Mother of man, 19, killed in Williams Lake pleads for information

Billie Todd, 19, died from stab wounds on May 5, 2022 in Williams Lake

Richie Todd, 19, was killed in Williams Lake on Thursday, May 5, 2022. (Photo submitted)
Highway 20 was closed Sunday, May 22, between Red Stone and Chezacut Road due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC incident)

UPDATE: Highway 20 re-opens 41 km west of Alexis Creek

No detour was available for several hours

Highway 20 was closed Sunday, May 22, between Red Stone and Chezacut Road due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC incident)
Danika Saunders, 24, is the recipient of a YVR Art Foundation scholarship which she will use to mentor under Northwest Coast artist Robert Davidson. (Photo submitted)

Bella Coola artist recipient of YVR Art Foundation Scholarship

Danika Saunders will learn how to paint on regalia with Northwest Coast artist Robert Davidson

Danika Saunders, 24, is the recipient of a YVR Art Foundation scholarship which she will use to mentor under Northwest Coast artist Robert Davidson. (Photo submitted)
SAMS is hosting a spring prom for students in grade eight through 12 on Friday, May 27. (File photo)

SAMS hosting a prom Friday, May 27 for students in the valley

It will be open to students in Grade 8 to 12

SAMS is hosting a spring prom for students in grade eight through 12 on Friday, May 27. (File photo)
Mourners gathered for a ceremony May 11 at the site of the stabbing of a young man on Midnight Drive in Williams Lake. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Vigil held to honour young homicide victim in Williams Lake neighbourhood

Police turn attention to nearby home on Midnight Drive after 19-year-old dies of stab wounds

Mourners gathered for a ceremony May 11 at the site of the stabbing of a young man on Midnight Drive in Williams Lake. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake First Nation councillor Chris Wycotte, left, Chief Willie Sellars and councillor Shae Chelsea outside WLFN’s new farm-to-gate cannabis facility during its grand opening Friday, May 6. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo- Williams Lake Tribune)

WLFN hosts grand opening of B.C.’s first farm-to-gate cannabis operation

It is the first to open in B.C., first on First Nations land in Canada

Williams Lake First Nation councillor Chris Wycotte, left, Chief Willie Sellars and councillor Shae Chelsea outside WLFN’s new farm-to-gate cannabis facility during its grand opening Friday, May 6. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo- Williams Lake Tribune)
Fun in the kids site with Blackberry Wood. (Michael Wigle photo)

Bella Coola Music Festival 2022 to be in-person, livestreamed

Organizers will be announcing the lineup

Fun in the kids site with Blackberry Wood. (Michael Wigle photo)
Williams Lake RCMP are on scene in the 300 block of Midnight Drive Friday, May 6. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake RCMP cordon off portion of Midnight Drive Friday morning

There is a serious investigation underway, confirmed Staff Sgt. Del Byron

Williams Lake RCMP are on scene in the 300 block of Midnight Drive Friday, May 6. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Canada’s justice minister Dave Lametti was in Williams Lake recently where he met with First Nations leadership. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Justice minister visits First Nation leaders in Cariboo Chilcotin

“It was important to visit the site,” Lametti said after touring St. Joseph’s Mission site

Canada’s justice minister Dave Lametti was in Williams Lake recently where he met with First Nations leadership. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The cemetery at Tl’etinqox First Nation will be part of an investigation into an historic hospital fire in the community that claimed the lives of 12 children ranging in ages of babies to 10 years old. (Photo submitted)
The cemetery at Tl’etinqox First Nation will be part of an investigation into an historic hospital fire in the community that claimed the lives of 12 children ranging in ages of babies to 10 years old. (Photo submitted)
At’maakw U13 girls claimed a 45 to 32 victory over the Cowichan Surge in the championship game at the Junior All-Native Basketball Tournament held in Kelowna. (Photo submitted)

Bella Coola U13 girls bring home the Junior All Native Tournament championship banner

At’maakw won the final game against Cowichan Surge 45 to 32

At’maakw U13 girls claimed a 45 to 32 victory over the Cowichan Surge in the championship game at the Junior All-Native Basketball Tournament held in Kelowna. (Photo submitted)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake was located and recovered after the Alexis RCMP received a call from the public. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Stolen CCSAR truck recovered, specialized tools still missing

The Alexis RCMP located the truck after receiving a tip from the public

A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck stolen overnight April 3 from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake was located and recovered after the Alexis RCMP received a call from the public. (Angie Mindus 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)
There were multiple RCMP vehicles in the vicinity of Cameron Street between First and Second Avenue Thursday morning March 31. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RCMP seize drugs, several firearms, cash in Williams Lake, make four arrests

A search warrant was executed at a residence in the 100 block of Cameron Street Thursday, March 31

There were multiple RCMP vehicles in the vicinity of Cameron Street between First and Second Avenue Thursday morning March 31. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Youth created garden boxes for First Nations residents in the Bella Coola Valley over spring break. (Photo submitted)

Visiting Lillooet students, Bella Coola youth make dozens of garden boxes for Nuxalk Nation

Contributions came in the form of financing, designing, building and delivering the boxes

Youth created garden boxes for First Nations residents in the Bella Coola Valley over spring break. (Photo submitted)
The Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) is seeking to better protect Indigenous heritage sites throughout its territory. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Tŝilhqot’in chiefs lean on government to better protect Indigenous heritage sites

“These sensitive issues require time and care to address properly.”

The Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) is seeking to better protect Indigenous heritage sites throughout its territory. (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)