Donna Barnett

Column: Celebrate 90th Stampede

It’s Williams Lake’s biggest event of the year and this year we are celebrating its 90th anniversary.

Column: Mark calendar for gathering

June has arrived and what better way to begin summer than with the Williams Lake Band Multicultural Gathering June 11-12.

Column: Leave your phone alone

Distracted driving, like drinking and driving, is completely avoidable, yet too often has terrible consequences.

Column: Paramedicine a benefit

n our rural communities, it is not always easy to gain immediate access to primary health-care services.

Honouring lives lost and recognizing importance of workplace safety

Today in Williams Lake and across Williams Lake and across B.C., we pause on the national Day of Mourning.

Columns: Airing dirty laundry

Everyone has some dirty laundry that needs washing every now and then.

Columns: Lending a voice

Rural communities are the heart of B.C., providing wealth and prosperity for the rest of the province.

Column: Be fire smart

The opening of the BC Parks reservation system last week has started the unofficial countdown to summer in the Cariboo-Chilcotin.

COLUMN: Ranching a way of life

In the Cariboo-Chilcotin, one of the sure signs of spring is the birth of calves in local pastures.

COLUMN: Four consecutive balanced budgets

By promoting and guiding economic growth in our province, we are able to invest $1.6 billion over the next three years into new spending.

COLUMN: A few changes

The next provincial election is in May 2017. It may seem like a long way off, but it’s only 16 months away.

COLUMNS: Perfect time of year for fun

The best days of winter in the Cariboo Chilcotin are now upon us.

COLUMNS: Another year upon us

Another year has come and gone and 2016 is upon us.

COLUMNS: Generosity flowing in the Cariboo

It seems like there are never enough days to do everything that needs to be done to get ready for Christmas.

COLUMNS: Grants help environmental groups continue important work

One of the great pleasures of being an MLA is being able to announce community gaming grants to local non-profit organizations.

Columns: Help make a difference

The Salvation Army’s familiar Christmas kettles are a sure sign that we are in the season of giving.

COLUMN: Remembrance Day a time to reflect

We take time every year on Nov. 11 to remember those who have given their lives defending the freedoms and values we cherish.

Make sure your vehicle is ready for winter

Old man winter is on the way. Is your vehicle ready?

Column: Celebrating small business month

October is Small Business Month – our chance to recognize the many contributions that small businesses make in Williams Lake and across B.C.

Jackpot up for grabs

B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant came into effect Sept. 1. and can be used to get a head-start on a children’s education fund.