Linda-Lou Howarth

Round-up time in the Chilcotin

Ranchers are approaching their busiest time of the year, rounding up cattle from the summer ranges.

Ranch rodeo puts skills to test

Twelve ranch teams from throughout B.C. gathered at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds Sept. 10-11.

Fabric shop business blankets Tatla Lake

Imagine you cannot get to a big city to buy material because you live far, far away.

Third annual ranch rodeo showcases skills

Ten ranch rodeo teams entered the ranch challenge during the Williams Lake Harvest Fair to vie for the title of top ranch rodeo team.

Riske Creek Gymkhana crowns champions

Younger and older riders and spectators joined the fun at the annual Riske Creek Gymkhana Aug. 3.

Ladies Tea marks spring in Tatla Lake

A fashion show and a great luncheon were the order of the day for the 15th annual Ladies’ Spring Tea.

$20,000 raised for Tatla health centre

On Valentine’s Day the Tatla Lake Community Association held a fundraiser for the West Chilcotin Health Centre.

Tatla Lake rallies for clinic with Have Heart fundraiser

Tatla Lake is at it again, stepping up to the plate to raise funds for the local health clinic.

Cookie bake Christmas sharing Tatla Lake

The kitchen at Tatla Lake School was very busy for the Christmas cookie bake, share and take home.

Riske Creek gymkhana winners announced

Trucks pulling horse trailers drove into the Riske Creek riding arena, while contestants arrived early.

Horsemanship clinic a success despite rain

Our annual cowboy horsemanship clinic was held in Kleena Kleene out in the beautiful Chilcotin country on this recent May long weekend.

Tatla Lake Ski Club takes trip to Sun Peaks

Tatla Lake Ski Club held a huge successful bingo night at the Tatla Lake community hall to raise funds for its third annual ski trip.

Redstone celebrates Family Day

Tsi Del Del held a Family Day celebration in Redstone in February with quite a good turn out from members of the community.

Craft fairs popular with Chilcotin area residents

Out in the Chilcotin the community of Tatlayoko Valley hosted a Christmas Craft Fair in the Tatla Lake school gym.

RPS postal service comes to the Chilcotin

Kleena Kleene Postmaster Melodie Gano and staffer Mary Klepacz spent last week learning how to operate a new piece of equipment.

Fall on the ranch a busy time

All throughout the Cariboo/Chilcotin every ranch house and yard is teaming with cows, calves and riders.

Early morning winter cattle drive stirs a rider

Imagine you’re in your home, the kids are playing in the living room and you notice your horses acting all wild.

Rural women gather for a day of pampering

Rural women gathered recently at a friend's home for a spa day of pampering and visiting.

Kleena Kleene gets a new postmistress

Once again a road trip out west proved eventful when we stopped at the new Kleena Kleene post office.

Fred Palmantier back in the saddle again

Being a member of the older generation does not mean you need to sit in the rocking chair and contemplate life as it passes you by!