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A health-care worker tests a woman at a pop-up COVID-19 assessment centre in Toronto on May 19, 2021. University of British Columbia researchers are looking for Canadians with long COVID to take part in a research project. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

UBC project seeks input from COVID long-haulers

Crowd-sourcing site allows people to compare their symptoms with those of others

A health-care worker tests a woman at a pop-up COVID-19 assessment centre in Toronto on May 19, 2021. University of British Columbia researchers are looking for Canadians with long COVID to take part in a research project. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Williams Lake First Nation elder Virginia Gilbert leads an opening prayer and song. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

New First Nations Wellness Centre in Williams Lake first of its kind in B.C.

The centre combines primary health care, social services and Indigenous health supports

Williams Lake First Nation elder Virginia Gilbert leads an opening prayer and song. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Dr. Chris Shepherd, right, with his daughters Raven, left, and Robyn, at the Scout Island Nature Centre on Oct. 20, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo-based researcher working to address global illegal wildlife trade

Dr. Chris Shepherd is based in Big Lake after decades in Malaysia and Indonesia

Dr. Chris Shepherd, right, with his daughters Raven, left, and Robyn, at the Scout Island Nature Centre on Oct. 20, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)

Atmospheric river prompts first snowfall warning of season for Cariboo

It is expected to start snowing by Thursday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Cariboo. (Black Press file photo)
Surinderpal Rathor stopped in a city hall Monday, Oct. 17 to discuss how things move forward following his election win Saturday night, Oct. 15. Rathor said he's thrilled to move the city forward together. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Surinderpal Rathor stopped in a city hall Monday, Oct. 17 to discuss how things move forward following his election win Saturday night, Oct. 15. Rathor said he's thrilled to move the city forward together. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Branton Regner was murdered in August 2019 near the Sheep Creek Bridge, allegedly for witnessing the murder of Richard ‘Savage’ Duncan in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake man to be sentenced for 2019 Rudy Johnson Bridge kidnappings, murder

Branton Regner was beaten, thrown off bridge allegedly for witnessing Richard ‘Savage’ Duncan murder

Branton Regner was murdered in August 2019 near the Sheep Creek Bridge, allegedly for witnessing the murder of Richard ‘Savage’ Duncan in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATE: Woman from Lac La Hache loses life in head-on crash south of Williams Lake

Mounties say the collision involved a car and semi truck, which burst into flames

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Beekeeper John Hoyrup placed sections of a dead snag where honey bees had been living on top of bee boxes in order to rehome the bees whose snag was cut down. (Tara Larocque photo)

Meant to bee? A Cariboo landowner finds honey bee colony on property

Tara Larocque found a wild honey bee colony in a dead snag on her property, or did they find her?

Beekeeper John Hoyrup placed sections of a dead snag where honey bees had been living on top of bee boxes in order to rehome the bees whose snag was cut down. (Tara Larocque photo)
A black bear helps itself to an unsecured bag of garbage. Reducing attractants can help limit human-bear encounters, dangerous to both parties. (Photo courtesy Wildsafe B.C.)
A black bear helps itself to an unsecured bag of garbage. Reducing attractants can help limit human-bear encounters, dangerous to both parties. (Photo courtesy Wildsafe B.C.)

Officers to euthanize injured bear living off garbage in 100 Mile House

Residents asked to manage attractants to protect wildlife

A black bear helps itself to an unsecured bag of garbage. Reducing attractants can help limit human-bear encounters, dangerous to both parties. (Photo courtesy Wildsafe B.C.)
A black bear helps itself to an unsecured bag of garbage. Reducing attractants can help limit human-bear encounters, dangerous to both parties. (Photo courtesy Wildsafe B.C.)
The U18 Female Timberwolves wear their orange jerseys at practice to acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake hockey team draws attention to Truth and Reconciliation in sports

WLMHA U18 Female Timberwolves take their message for calls to action to the rink

The U18 Female Timberwolves wear their orange jerseys at practice to acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo submitted)
The author rides along a seasonal 4x4 track above the Chilcotin River. (Steffi Fischer photo)

CASUAL COUNTRY 2022: In search of gravel as gold in Cariboo-Chilcotin

Gravel bikes and gear ratios were key to short bike tour survival

The author rides along a seasonal 4x4 track above the Chilcotin River. (Steffi Fischer photo)
Families will love a weekend getaway to Desous Mountain campground near Williams Lake, which links to the nearby mountain bike trail network. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo

Find your happy space in the Cariboo this fall

Where do you find your happy space? For many travellers, it’s the…

  • Sep 21, 2022
Families will love a weekend getaway to Desous Mountain campground near Williams Lake, which links to the nearby mountain bike trail network. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo
Birds sit on a log in Williams Lake at sunset. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency noted HPAI has been detected in a small non-poultry flock the Cariboo, however, it did not say exactly where in the region. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Avian flu detected in small flock of non-poultry birds in Cariboo

In B.C., 183,000 birds have been impacted by HPAI

Birds sit on a log in Williams Lake at sunset. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency noted HPAI has been detected in a small non-poultry flock the Cariboo, however, it did not say exactly where in the region. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Twelve-year-old Owen Nowlin from Horsefly, was searching for the final answers to complete his passport at the festival. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly Salmon Festival celebrates and educates alongside returning salmon

Event draws crowd to the shores of the river as salmon return to spawn

Twelve-year-old Owen Nowlin from Horsefly, was searching for the final answers to complete his passport at the festival. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Some items stolen from a CCSAR rescue truck in April have been recovered. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue recovers stolen items from truck heist in share shed

Halogen lights left at the Wildwood share shed were returned to CCSAR, four monthes after they were stolen from a rescue truck

Some items stolen from a CCSAR rescue truck in April have been recovered. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Windbreaker takes out some would-be robbers with one of his six-shooters as part of a scene called “No Girl No Money.” (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Wyoming Will the fastest shooter in the Cariboo

Chilcotin Range Riders hosted 7th annual Cowboy Action Shoot

Windbreaker takes out some would-be robbers with one of his six-shooters as part of a scene called “No Girl No Money.” (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Calls to the Interior Crisis Line have increased by 25 per cent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Interior Crisis Line Network are experiencing high volumes of calls relating to COVID-19 concerns. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Crisis line training sessions starting in September for Cariboo area

Skills and experience have helped many volunteers in both personal and professional lives

Calls to the Interior Crisis Line have increased by 25 per cent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Interior Crisis Line Network are experiencing high volumes of calls relating to COVID-19 concerns. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.