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Paradise Cinemas will be closed until April 2 due to public health and safety concerns stemming from precautions taking to slowing the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Paradise Cinemas closing until at least April 2 effective immediately

This move comes to protect the community and employees of the theatre

Paradise Cinemas will be closed until April 2 due to public health and safety concerns stemming from precautions taking to slowing the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Assistant crisis line supervisor Tina Campbell, of the CMHA’s crisis and counselling program, is looking for new volunteers to man the line. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Crisis line volunteers needed at CMHA

Crisis line training begins this spring on March 31 and goes every Tuesday and Thursday

Assistant crisis line supervisor Tina Campbell, of the CMHA’s crisis and counselling program, is looking for new volunteers to man the line. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Eight Sxoxomic school students took part in making the moving including Malaki Duncan-Johnson (from left), Nathan Johnson and Drayden Paul.

Esk’etemc students embrace chance to create short film with William Belleau

“For me (this project) was very spiritually rewarding, it’s really hard to put into words.”

Eight Sxoxomic school students took part in making the moving including Malaki Duncan-Johnson (from left), Nathan Johnson and Drayden Paul.
The cover of The Girl Who Was Brave Enough by Naden Parkin. (Photo submitted)

Lakecity man writes children’s book for his daughter

The Girl Who Was Brave Enough will soon be available at the Open Book

The cover of The Girl Who Was Brave Enough by Naden Parkin. (Photo submitted)
Natalie Swift and Bailey Schick, cashier clerks for the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex, take the time to wipe down and disinfect their workplace on Saturday, March. 14. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Pool and rink remain open at Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex

Staff are taking steps to educate the public and prevent the spread of COVID-19

Natalie Swift and Bailey Schick, cashier clerks for the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex, take the time to wipe down and disinfect their workplace on Saturday, March. 14. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Attendees of the City of Williams Lake’s 90th Birthday Tea laugh in the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin as people share life stories from growing up in or coming to the lakecity. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City Birthday Tea postponed due to health and safety concerns

In light of health advisories regarding COVID-19, the Museum has chosen to reschedule this event

Attendees of the City of Williams Lake’s 90th Birthday Tea laugh in the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin as people share life stories from growing up in or coming to the lakecity. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake has no plans to cancel its classes at this time but is keeping up to date on all Covid-19 related news, according to administrative co-ordinator Pat Biblow (from left) interim campus co-ordinator Reta Langlands and interim associate dean Bryan Daly. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

COVID-19: Thompson Rivers University – Williams Lake campus stays open during pandemic

The university is keeping a close eye on the situation

Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake has no plans to cancel its classes at this time but is keeping up to date on all Covid-19 related news, according to administrative co-ordinator Pat Biblow (from left) interim campus co-ordinator Reta Langlands and interim associate dean Bryan Daly. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The City of Williams Lake’s old website will soon be getting a makeover for the first time since 2014 this week. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City of Williams Lake launches new website

This new design should be easier and more intuitive to use

The City of Williams Lake’s old website will soon be getting a makeover for the first time since 2014 this week. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Mary Telfer and other members of the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin are pleased to be inviting the whole community out to the annual City of Williams Lake Birthday Tea on March 16 celebrating Williams Lake’s 91st birthday. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City of Williams Lake birthday tea on Monday, March 16 cancelled

First started in 1996, this event is put on each year to recognize the ‘birthday’ of Williams Lake

Mary Telfer and other members of the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin are pleased to be inviting the whole community out to the annual City of Williams Lake Birthday Tea on March 16 celebrating Williams Lake’s 91st birthday. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Kelly Houston checks out some supplies at the second annual Destash your Craft Supply Sale. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Destash your Craft Supply Sale sees steady growth

This was the second time this annual event took place in the lakecity

Kelly Houston checks out some supplies at the second annual Destash your Craft Supply Sale. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Stampede Queen Crown is waiting to be donned by a new young woman at the 94th annual Williams Lake Stampede. (Photo submitted)

Do you have what it takes to be the next Stampede Queen?

Applications for the 2020 Williams Lake Stampede Queen are being accepted now

The Williams Lake Stampede Queen Crown is waiting to be donned by a new young woman at the 94th annual Williams Lake Stampede. (Photo submitted)
Lakecity men and women browse the wares and services featured at the second annual International Women’s Day Wellness Fair at the Elks Hall. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Second Annual International Women’s Day Wellness Fair a success

The Williams Lake community came out in droves to support this event

Lakecity men and women browse the wares and services featured at the second annual International Women’s Day Wellness Fair at the Elks Hall. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jasmine Alexander (from left) Jordan Davis and Brent Dafoe are relatively new faces at Downtown Williams lake but together plan to promote growth and new events within the community. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Downtown Williams lake team invites community to ‘grow here’

In 2019, Downtown Williams Lake saw much success with their new programs

Jasmine Alexander (from left) Jordan Davis and Brent Dafoe are relatively new faces at Downtown Williams lake but together plan to promote growth and new events within the community. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Stacey Poirier is the president of the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society and someone who is dedicated to providing opportunities for the youth of the community. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: President Stacey Poirier finds the Studio Theatre a place where everyone is equal

“In this role, I’m a human, I’m a person and that is probably the most important thing”

Stacey Poirier is the president of the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society and someone who is dedicated to providing opportunities for the youth of the community. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The cast of Silent Sky looks to the future of astronomy at the conclusion of the play. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Play, women’s wellness fair and more coming up this weekend

The lakecity will be bustling with activity this weekend

The cast of Silent Sky looks to the future of astronomy at the conclusion of the play. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Eileen Alberton, the community liaison for the Women’s Contact Society, is inviting the whole community out to the second annual International Women’s Day Wellness Fair at the Elks Hall this Saturday. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Second International Women’s Day Wellness Fair on Saturday

Held just before International Women’s Day on March 8, this event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eileen Alberton, the community liaison for the Women’s Contact Society, is inviting the whole community out to the second annual International Women’s Day Wellness Fair at the Elks Hall this Saturday. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Issac Lauren smiles as he hangs up his artwork at Purple Pansy on Wednesday, March 4 prior to Forseen’s opening on Friday, March 6. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Youth-led art show on this month at Purple Pansy

Three young artists are getting the chance to showcase their artwork thanks to Cariboo Art Beat

Issac Lauren smiles as he hangs up his artwork at Purple Pansy on Wednesday, March 4 prior to Forseen’s opening on Friday, March 6. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) co-ordinator Surinderpal Rathor (from left) Judy Gibbons and Rajneesh Khugsal are all ready to help people file their taxes this year. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Lakecity locals assemble to provide free tax filing to community once more

The ceiling for eligibility is an annual income of $30,000 for one person

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) co-ordinator Surinderpal Rathor (from left) Judy Gibbons and Rajneesh Khugsal are all ready to help people file their taxes this year. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Tanis Armstrong as Henrietta Leavitt takes in the beauty of the night sky during the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s production of Silent Sky. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

REVIEW: Silent Sky explores wonders of cosmos and humanity

Since the dawn of humanity, people have always been asking questions about our place in the world

Tanis Armstrong as Henrietta Leavitt takes in the beauty of the night sky during the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s production of Silent Sky. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
PHOTOS: First annual Ian Pinchbeck Memorial Pickleball Tournament attracts players of all ages

PHOTOS: First annual Ian Pinchbeck Memorial Pickleball Tournament attracts players of all ages

Ian was an avid member of the Williams Lake Pickleball Club and enjoyed playing the sport

PHOTOS: First annual Ian Pinchbeck Memorial Pickleball Tournament attracts players of all ages