Editorial

Lake City Secondary School custodian clears snow at the Williams Lake campus Thursday morning. School buses are cancelled

Heavy snow fall for Williams Lake area

School buses servicing the Williams Lake area, including 150 Mile House area are not running today due to road conditions.

Lake City Secondary School custodian clears snow at the Williams Lake campus Thursday morning. School buses are cancelled
Christopher Lee Hawkins (right) and Jessica Chenier donate household items to Ralph Keam

EDITORIAL: City shows its heart

Three families lost their homes and all their belongings in a house fire on Huston Street recently. That’s the bad news.

Christopher Lee Hawkins (right) and Jessica Chenier donate household items to Ralph Keam

Pay hikes for social workers in remote communities

Front-line ministry social workers in hard-to-recruit areas of the province like Williams Lake and Bella Coola will receive a pay raise.

EDITORIAL: Remembering sacrifices made

One does not have to go far in our community to see that Remembrance Day holds a special place in our hearts.

Awards to recognize sport excellence

Engage Sport North invites nominations for outstanding athletic achievement and extraordinary contribution to sport.

The Lake City Falcons senior boys take on their Prince Rupert competitors Saturday in high school rugby action in Williams Lake. Teams from Smithers and Burns Lake were expected at the tournament but cancelled after the bus they were in crashed on the way to Williams Lake Friday

Slideshow: Falcons senior boys rugby team unbeaten during weekend

The Lake City Falcons senior boys rugby team went unbeaten with three wins during a home tournament this past weekend.

The Lake City Falcons senior boys take on their Prince Rupert competitors Saturday in high school rugby action in Williams Lake. Teams from Smithers and Burns Lake were expected at the tournament but cancelled after the bus they were in crashed on the way to Williams Lake Friday

Editorial: Power players

There was bad news and good news in Merritt this week.

Kathy Lidgren has been working hard to organize a family fundraising event in McLeese Lake to help a local family whose seven-year-old son is fighting cancer. She is encouraging everyone to come check out the events on Saturday at McLeese Lake.

Residents rally to put on fundraiser for family fighting cancer

Gavin Goodwin, 7, is in hospital in Vancouver fighting cancer and his family is struggling with travel costs and living expenses.

Kathy Lidgren has been working hard to organize a family fundraising event in McLeese Lake to help a local family whose seven-year-old son is fighting cancer. She is encouraging everyone to come check out the events on Saturday at McLeese Lake.
The Chilcotin River

One man found dead following search for missing rafters

One rafter has died and another was found safe Thursday morning (Sept. 15) following a report of overdue rafters on the Chilcotin River.

The Chilcotin River
Rose Lake/Miocene 4-H Club member Skye Forcier garnered $5.50 a pound for her 1

Saluting 4-H success

The 58th Annual 4-H Show and Sale is a done deal with participants and organizers outdoing themselves.

Rose Lake/Miocene 4-H Club member Skye Forcier garnered $5.50 a pound for her 1

Politically overcorrect

Former B.C. premier Ujjal Dosanjh is making the news this week with his recent blog titled, The silencing of the white men of the West.

‘Positivity’ sweeps nation

Likely not even the Liberals saw the extent of Monday night’s federal election victory coming.

Editorial: Saluting 4-H members

The animals the public buys tonight at the annual 4-H Show and Sale are locally grown with the most attentive care.

Have a safe B.C. Day weekend

We wish everyone a fun and very safe long weekend along with the ICBC caution to take care when you are driving.

In its wake the Mount Polley Mine tailings impoundment breach carved a new and large channel for Hazeltine Creek. In some instances the debris flow squeezed through narrower areas as seen here above the Ditch Road.

Mining controls need adjustment

Work continues to clean up the Mount Polley mine spill that dumped mine tailings and water into nearby creeks and lakes on Aug. 4, 2014.

In its wake the Mount Polley Mine tailings impoundment breach carved a new and large channel for Hazeltine Creek. In some instances the debris flow squeezed through narrower areas as seen here above the Ditch Road.

Goose droppings addressed

Efforts to remove goose droppings at the Scout Island beach by a group of local volunteers are being appreciated far and wide.

Miss Phit

Community helps with abandoned puppy’s surgery

Miss Phit, the abandoned Maltese-Yorkie mix puppy who was found tied to a garbage can and needed surgery, is doing well.

Miss Phit

A place of hope

Court is one of those places where every side of human life is on display.

Dan Simmons

Cow Moose Project gaining momentum

A community project to bring awareness to the plight of the area cow moose population is gaining momentum.

Dan Simmons
Children share their favourite books and why they love to read at last year’s Family Fest. This year’s Family Fest will take place at the Gibraltar Room this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Editorial: Reach a reader

If you don’t consider yourself an avid reader, literacy likely still plays a huge role in your every day life.

Children share their favourite books and why they love to read at last year’s Family Fest. This year’s Family Fest will take place at the Gibraltar Room this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.