Angie Mindus

Williams Lakers finally allowed home after wildfire

Williams Lakers finally allowed home after wildfire

Residents return nearly two weeks after blaze prompted evacuation order

Williams Lakers finally allowed home after wildfire
Williams Lake Resiliency Centre readies for evacuees

Williams Lake Resiliency Centre readies for evacuees

Red Cross, Service Canada, Insurance Bureau of Canada all part of “one-stop care” in Boitanio Mall

Williams Lake Resiliency Centre readies for evacuees
Williams Lake hopes to reopen city soon, says mayor

Williams Lake hopes to reopen city soon, says mayor

RCMP and Canadian Armed Forces keep city secure

Williams Lake hopes to reopen city soon, says mayor
It’s raining in Williams Lake, but not for long

It’s raining in Williams Lake, but not for long

Emergency personnel are getting some short-term relief as rain falls in Williams Lake

It’s raining in Williams Lake, but not for long
Raylene and Bryan Poffenroth of Beacher Ranch work to save their home as the Hanceville-Riske Creek fire moves toward them Sunday night. Raylene Poffenroth photo

Riske Creek ranchers go it alone in fight against dangerous wildfire

Hanceville-Riske Creek fire crests ridge at Farwell Canyon Road

Raylene and Bryan Poffenroth of Beacher Ranch work to save their home as the Hanceville-Riske Creek fire moves toward them Sunday night. Raylene Poffenroth photo
Crews stop fire at the doorstep of Tl’etinqox community

Crews stop fire at the doorstep of Tl’etinqox community

Redstone Gas Bar remains open to service Chilcotin

Crews stop fire at the doorstep of Tl’etinqox community
White Lake fire gives city a break, for now

White Lake fire gives city a break, for now

Streets of Williams Lake mostly empty

White Lake fire gives city a break, for now
Travellers had to drive through a forest fire at Riske Creek Saturday to get back to Williams Lake, which was also surrounded by wildfires. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Thousands evacuate Williams Lake by school bus

Multiple fires are raging out of control in the Cariboo

Travellers had to drive through a forest fire at Riske Creek Saturday to get back to Williams Lake, which was also surrounded by wildfires. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune)
Chief Joe Alphonse working on the logistics of running a band office within an evacuated area.

VIDEO: Anaham residents find strength in fighting fires

Members rally to help themselves and the broader Chilcotin community

Chief Joe Alphonse working on the logistics of running a band office within an evacuated area.
Utility arborists work in a section of burned out forest near 150 Mile House Monday, where fire crews have made good progress keeping fires away from residential areas. Angie Mindus photo

VIDEO: BC wildfire service “optimistic” about 150 mile fire

Crews also make progress on fire west of Williams Lake

Utility arborists work in a section of burned out forest near 150 Mile House Monday, where fire crews have made good progress keeping fires away from residential areas. Angie Mindus photo
Anaham residents Cecil Grinder and Clayton Stump load up their vehicle with food and emergency supplies in Williams Lake Sunday evening with plans to take it back to community members in the evacuation zone in the Chilcotin.

‘We have to try and save our homes’: Tl’etinqox First Nation

The members are gathering at the Anaham Band office to serve food and water as they wait it out

Anaham residents Cecil Grinder and Clayton Stump load up their vehicle with food and emergency supplies in Williams Lake Sunday evening with plans to take it back to community members in the evacuation zone in the Chilcotin.
Aerial view south of Williams Lake Friday afternoon shows dry lightning storm passing over, leaving fire starts behind. Lightning sparked more than 100 new fires Friday. (Black Press)

UPDATE: More evacuations ordered, wildfires burn around Williams Lake

Alexis Creek and Hanceville are the newest evacuation orders from the Cariboo Regional District

Aerial view south of Williams Lake Friday afternoon shows dry lightning storm passing over, leaving fire starts behind. Lightning sparked more than 100 new fires Friday. (Black Press)
UPDATE: Wildfires continue to engulf areas around Williams Lake

UPDATE: Wildfires continue to engulf areas around Williams Lake

The biggest fire to note is near Sugarcane, north of Chief William burning at 2,000 hectares

UPDATE: Wildfires continue to engulf areas around Williams Lake
UPDATE: 6 injured after horse and wagon falls down embankment in Williams Lake

UPDATE: 6 injured after horse and wagon falls down embankment in Williams Lake

Reports of several injured in horse and wagon incident

UPDATE: 6 injured after horse and wagon falls down embankment in Williams Lake