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Fifteen Williams Lake Fire Department firefighters camped out for 24 hours on the roof of Canadian Tire last weekend from noon Saturday to noon Sunday. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Out in the Cold: Williams Lake firefighters take to the roof for muscular dystrophy awareness

Check out Canadian Tire to see the firefighters and donate to the cause

Fifteen Williams Lake Fire Department firefighters camped out for 24 hours on the roof of Canadian Tire last weekend from noon Saturday to noon Sunday. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Dave Maitland and his service dog Jasper are a happy and capable team. (Photo submitted)

Lakecity man challenges muscular dystrophy every day

Dave Maitland was diagnosed with a form of muscular dystrophy (MD) called limb-girdle at 30

Dave Maitland and his service dog Jasper are a happy and capable team. (Photo submitted)
Representatives of the public, contractors, City Council and Williams Lake Field Naturalists all were on hand to commemorate the soft opening of the new bridge on Scout Island. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

RC Cotton bridge officially open to the public

The bridge is now accessible 24/7 by lakecity residents looking to use the trails

Representatives of the public, contractors, City Council and Williams Lake Field Naturalists all were on hand to commemorate the soft opening of the new bridge on Scout Island. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Williams Lake Indian Band presented three Secwepemc names for the new bridge to the CIty of Williams Lake supported by elders of the community. Those in attendance included elder Mary Alphonse (from left) cultural coordinator David Archie, elder Virginia Gilbert, elder Linda Narcisse, WLIB Coun. Joanne Moiese and WLIB CAO Aaron Mannella. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams lake Tribune)

Council receives three possible Secwepemc names for new bridge at Scout Island

“Looking at a bridge you need two strong sides, two strong foundations, to join together”

The Williams Lake Indian Band presented three Secwepemc names for the new bridge to the CIty of Williams Lake supported by elders of the community. Those in attendance included elder Mary Alphonse (from left) cultural coordinator David Archie, elder Virginia Gilbert, elder Linda Narcisse, WLIB Coun. Joanne Moiese and WLIB CAO Aaron Mannella. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams lake Tribune)
Williams Lake firefighter Braden Fournier is the organizer of the first annual Williams Lake Firefighter Rooftop Campout. (Angie Mindus photo)

First annual Williams Lake Firefighter Rooftop Campout on this Saturday

Local firefighters will be taking to the Canadian Tire rooftop to raise money and awareness for MD

Williams Lake firefighter Braden Fournier is the organizer of the first annual Williams Lake Firefighter Rooftop Campout. (Angie Mindus photo)
Generations unite against bullying

Generations unite against bullying

In Williams Lake today it wasn’t just students and teachers who took a stand against bullying

Generations unite against bullying
Pink Shirt Day was well-received at Nesika Elementary School Wednesday. (Photo submitted)

SD27 students celebrate Pink Shirt Day across the Cariboo

Pink shirts were worn by teachers and students in multiple different schools

Pink Shirt Day was well-received at Nesika Elementary School Wednesday. (Photo submitted)
Supporters of the Williams Lake Stampede danced the night away to hometown favourite One in the Chamber at the annual Stampede Dinner, Dance and Auction on Feb. 22 at the Elks Hall. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Good times had by all at annual Stampede Dinner, Dance and Auction

The event is held every year to raise funds for the Williams Lake Stampede

Supporters of the Williams Lake Stampede danced the night away to hometown favourite One in the Chamber at the annual Stampede Dinner, Dance and Auction on Feb. 22 at the Elks Hall. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The City of Williams Lake’s chief administrative officer Milo MacDonald and Coun. Scott Nelson were happy to announce their efforts to ensure more prolific offenders are monitored by GPS bracelets are beginning to see results. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake City Council and community advocacy leads to GPS monitoring of six prolific offenders

Counc. Scott Nelson said he is happy at this result and hopes to build on momentum

The City of Williams Lake’s chief administrative officer Milo MacDonald and Coun. Scott Nelson were happy to announce their efforts to ensure more prolific offenders are monitored by GPS bracelets are beginning to see results. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jordan Salazar aka Sal the Sinner (from left) raps alongside Bryan ‘Bioson’ Delaronde as he holds his daughter Marcy Delaronde in his arms, something he said he’d thought he’d never do. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Local talent shines at Hometown Hip-Hop concert

Williams Lake’s own hip-hop and rap community are still as passionate and…

Jordan Salazar aka Sal the Sinner (from left) raps alongside Bryan ‘Bioson’ Delaronde as he holds his daughter Marcy Delaronde in his arms, something he said he’d thought he’d never do. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Timberwolf Griffin Carmont fights to keep the puck away from two Prince George Cougars on Saturday, Feb. 22. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Peewee Tier 2 Timberwolves heading for provincials

After two tough back to back games against Prince George, Williams Lake came out on top

Williams Lake Timberwolf Griffin Carmont fights to keep the puck away from two Prince George Cougars on Saturday, Feb. 22. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A class of children visiting Scout Island takes some time to watch the installation of the new bridge on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Patrick Davies photo.

Scout Island offering Spring Break classes for lakecity children

Running from March 17 to 19 this class is designed for students from Grades 1 through 6

A class of children visiting Scout Island takes some time to watch the installation of the new bridge on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Patrick Davies photo.
The Williams Lake Garden Club’s first meeting is on Thursday, March 5 this year. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Garden Club ready for a new year of opportunity

The Williams Lake Garden Club is ready to plant the seeds for another successful season

The Williams Lake Garden Club’s first meeting is on Thursday, March 5 this year. (Photo submitted)
Fabio Cazares demonstrates his Rocket Coca Cola project outside of Sacred Heart Catholic School. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Sacred Heart Science Fair an educational, fun time

All told over 40 students, working alone and in pairs, crowded the gym with science projects

Fabio Cazares demonstrates his Rocket Coca Cola project outside of Sacred Heart Catholic School. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
At the last 100 Women Who Care meeting $810 was awarded to the Cariboo Festival Society in November of 2019. (Photo submitted)

100 Women Who Care’s next meeting March 4 in lakecity

Donating to local charities and organizations is an important part of lakecity culture

At the last 100 Women Who Care meeting $810 was awarded to the Cariboo Festival Society in November of 2019. (Photo submitted)
Thompson Rivers University was filled with Grade 7 Students from Columneetza on Wednesday, Feb. 19 who were attending the annual Youth Discover the Trades, an event whose goal is to introduce the youth of the lakecity to the possibilities of a career in the trades. Welders, millwrighters, mechanics, electricians and carpenters all go the chance to share their skills with young teenagers, including Kyle Batty seen here directing young Breandan Wycotte on how to use a circular saw. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Youth Discovers the Trades gives students a vision for their future

This event gave 80 Grade 7 students from Columneetza the chance to experience five different trades

Thompson Rivers University was filled with Grade 7 Students from Columneetza on Wednesday, Feb. 19 who were attending the annual Youth Discover the Trades, an event whose goal is to introduce the youth of the lakecity to the possibilities of a career in the trades. Welders, millwrighters, mechanics, electricians and carpenters all go the chance to share their skills with young teenagers, including Kyle Batty seen here directing young Breandan Wycotte on how to use a circular saw. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Tanis Armstrong portrays Henrietta Leavitt in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s upcoming production Silent Sky. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Silent Sky almost ready for the lakecity stage in March

Silent Sky is a thoughtful historical drama that examines the changing role of women in society

Tanis Armstrong portrays Henrietta Leavitt in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s upcoming production Silent Sky. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bryan ‘Bioson’ Delaronde belts out the lyrics of one of his songs during the Illiano featuring Bioson rap concert held at CJ’s Southwestern Grill in 2019. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Busy end of the week for the lakecity

The Chilcotin Road’s 9th Annual Ladies Night is this Friday along with a handful of concerts

Bryan ‘Bioson’ Delaronde belts out the lyrics of one of his songs during the Illiano featuring Bioson rap concert held at CJ’s Southwestern Grill in 2019. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Mother Sun is an eclectic psychedelic surfer rock four-piece band coming up from Kamloops to perform live at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre on Friday night. (Photo submitted)

Mother Sun performing live at arts centre Friday night

A psychedelic sound fresh from Kamloops will make its lakecity debut on Friday, Feb. 21

Mother Sun is an eclectic psychedelic surfer rock four-piece band coming up from Kamloops to perform live at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre on Friday night. (Photo submitted)
One In the Chamber entertains a crowd of Stampede Supporters to end off the night at the 2019 Stampede Dinner, Dance and Auction Evening. (Patrick Davies Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Don’t miss your chance to attend the Williams Lake Stampede Dinner, Dance and Auction

Tickets are on sale now until 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 20

One In the Chamber entertains a crowd of Stampede Supporters to end off the night at the 2019 Stampede Dinner, Dance and Auction Evening. (Patrick Davies Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)