Patrick Davies

Steve McMullen, Karla Riach and Ron Riach give snowshoeing a try with their friend Holly Millin on Deka Lake. Photo submitted

Snowshoeing offers socially distant outdoor activity

Have snowshoes, will travel! Cold weather activities see surge in users

Steve McMullen, Karla Riach and Ron Riach give snowshoeing a try with their friend Holly Millin on Deka Lake. Photo submitted
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
A picture of the floating bog island that some residents of Lac la Hache spied earlier this week. (Kendall Pratt photo)

Large rogue floating ‘island’ corralled by Lac la Hache residents

At least 60 feet wide, this large mass of plants is free-floating on the lake

A picture of the floating bog island that some residents of Lac la Hache spied earlier this week. (Kendall Pratt photo)
96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends
Jerry Richert’s propane truck on the side of the highway. (Photo submitted)

Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic

Restaurants Serving Drivers in Western Canada seeks to provide a list of places open for drivers

Jerry Richert’s propane truck on the side of the highway. (Photo submitted)
The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are all on NFB.ca

The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)
The City of Williams Lake’s chief administrative officer Milo MacDonald and Coun. Scott Nelson were happy to announce their efforts to ensure more prolific offenders are monitored by GPS bracelets are beginning to see results. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake City Council and community advocacy leads to GPS monitoring of six prolific offenders

Counc. Scott Nelson said he is happy at this result and hopes to build on momentum

The City of Williams Lake’s chief administrative officer Milo MacDonald and Coun. Scott Nelson were happy to announce their efforts to ensure more prolific offenders are monitored by GPS bracelets are beginning to see results. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
There were ten powerlifters that took part in the event including Kyle Cook (from left), Matthew Morrison, Brittany Baird, Brandon Hussey, Marina Davies, Dustin Fisher, Joe Wilburn, Landen Stasica and Jayden Nohr pictured here with event organizer Tyson Delay. (Photo submitted)

WATCH: Powerlifting Competition returns to Williams Lake for the first time in decades

Nine competitors took part in the Cariboo Classic Amateur Powerlifting Competition

There were ten powerlifters that took part in the event including Kyle Cook (from left), Matthew Morrison, Brittany Baird, Brandon Hussey, Marina Davies, Dustin Fisher, Joe Wilburn, Landen Stasica and Jayden Nohr pictured here with event organizer Tyson Delay. (Photo submitted)
A Williams Lake buck was none too pleased to be tangled up in a toboggan but thanks to the prompt response of Williams Lake’s Conservation Officers, he freed without incident. (Photo submitted)

VIDEO: B.C. conservation officers rescue buck tangled up in toboggan

After being tranquillized the deer was safely freed from his predicament without injury

A Williams Lake buck was none too pleased to be tangled up in a toboggan but thanks to the prompt response of Williams Lake’s Conservation Officers, he freed without incident. (Photo submitted)
Pinnacle Renewable Energy is partnering with Alkali Resource Management for the next three years to supply its Williams Lake plant with Fibre. (Angie Mindus photo-Williams Lake Tribune)

Pinnacle Renewable Energy and Esk’etemc First Nation ink three-year fibre deal

Alkali Resource Management Ltd. will supply fibre to the plant

Pinnacle Renewable Energy is partnering with Alkali Resource Management for the next three years to supply its Williams Lake plant with Fibre. (Angie Mindus photo-Williams Lake Tribune)
Trevor Mack smiles as he directs cameraman Mike ‘Shifty’ Schaffe while shooting Breaking Wild for the History Channel. Mack will be back in Williams Lake on May 29 at the Sandman Inn for a casting call of local Chilcotin actors for his upcoming feature-length film Portraits From A Fire.

Open casting call issued for Trevor Mack’s first feature-length film

All Indigenous actors, preferably local Chilcotin people, are needed for Portraits From A Fire’s cast

Trevor Mack smiles as he directs cameraman Mike ‘Shifty’ Schaffe while shooting Breaking Wild for the History Channel. Mack will be back in Williams Lake on May 29 at the Sandman Inn for a casting call of local Chilcotin actors for his upcoming feature-length film Portraits From A Fire.
Hundreds flock to throne found in Tumbler Ridge ahead of Game of Thrones premiere

Hundreds flock to throne found in Tumbler Ridge ahead of Game of Thrones premiere

Excitement builds across the globe for the premiere of the new season of Game of Thrones

Hundreds flock to throne found in Tumbler Ridge ahead of Game of Thrones premiere
The boys only class practice their kicks at Dance In Common dance studio on Friday, Feb. 1. (Photo by Patrick Davies)

VIDEO: What’s different during an all-boys dance class

One dance studio in Williams Lake is offering its first-ever class for all boys

The boys only class practice their kicks at Dance In Common dance studio on Friday, Feb. 1. (Photo by Patrick Davies)
A partially cloudy day has been forecasted for Williams Lake along with patches of fog. Tomorrow its expected to be mainly sunny. (Photo by Patrick Davies)

Driving Update: Watch for fog and slush along Highway 20

A warm weekend awaits the Cariboo Chilcotin

A partially cloudy day has been forecasted for Williams Lake along with patches of fog. Tomorrow its expected to be mainly sunny. (Photo by Patrick Davies)
Patrick Davies photo                                Born in Anaham and raised in and around Williams Lake, Trevor Mack remains excited to carry on making Indigenous-based films while including local Cariboo talent.

Trevor Mack eyes range of exciting future film projects

A new feature-length movie, a possible TV show and talks with Hollywood are all on Mack’s plate

Patrick Davies photo                                Born in Anaham and raised in and around Williams Lake, Trevor Mack remains excited to carry on making Indigenous-based films while including local Cariboo talent.
Williams Lake is receiving $10,000 to spend on a project that will help promote community growth and improovement. (File Photo)

Over $650,00 given to rural communities thanks to Rural Dividends

Five communities, including Williams Lake, are receiving $10,000 for project grants

Williams Lake is receiving $10,000 to spend on a project that will help promote community growth and improovement. (File Photo)
Tribune file photo                                Phyllis Webstad (right), who wore the original orange shirt, speaks at a Boitanio Park on Orange Shirt Day.

B.C. woman behind Orange Shirt Day pens new book for teachers

Phyllis Webstad brings her book The Orange Shirt Story to classrooms province-wide.

Tribune file photo                                Phyllis Webstad (right), who wore the original orange shirt, speaks at a Boitanio Park on Orange Shirt Day.