Mayor Kerry Cook

Agreement should reflect cost

On Tuesday night, council had the opportunity and the freedom to speak about the fire protection agreement.

Fire protection always first concern

It’s great news that we have reached a one-year agreement with the CRD on fire protection.

TRU gala tremendous

As Councillor Hughes said at Tuesday’s Council meeting, we are very proud of this city’s and region’s cowboy heritage.

Glad a tentative agreement reached

It is great news that the city has reached a tentative agreement with our local union.

Incredible turnout for first Family Day event

I was privileged to watch the opening of the fifth session of Parliament and listened first hand to the Throne Speech in Victoria.

Help welcome new CAO

It’s been an amazing transformation at the Salvation Army over the past few years to better serve their clients.

Some tough decisions made

I had a great time last week selling copies of the Reach A Reader edition of the Tribune.

Positive economic indicators everywhere

One of the things I love to do as mayor is to visit new businesses.

City always looking to improve on service

When it snows, every available piece of equipment is out and crews are working hard to clear the snow.

Williams Lake on the map

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. I know I did, spending time with family and friends.

Make sure to spend time with family and friends this season

Christmas comes early to city hall. The Cariboo Men's Choir generously donated a piano last night.

Council encourages dialogue

It’s always good to have face-to-face meetings with the senior levels of government, and I was part of such a meeting this week.

Looking forward to challenges

Council and staff have been busy with the budget process over the last few weeks.

Think local when buying gifts

The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce is a vital part of the business community.

A time to reflect

As we approach Remembrance Day on Sunday, it is a time to slow down enough to reflect on those who stood up to serve for what they believe.

Positioning for 2013 decisions

I was in Prince George Monday for a Women’s Dialogue and Luncheon with Premier Christy Clark, and it was well worth the trip.

Investment a good sign

A fantastic announcement last week at West Fraser.

Great discussions going on

We just had a delightful lunch with special guests Minister of State for Seniors Ralph Sultan and MLA Donna Barnett.

Welcome to our new junior council

October is Small Business Month. More than 98 per cent of B.C. businesses are small businesses.

Williams Lake city and CRD want to hear from you

Big news announced last week out of the school district.