Patrick Davies

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)
Ava and Keia Holm bowl in Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Williams Lake’s 2019 Bowl For Kids Sake fundraiser.(Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Registration for Bowl for Kids Sake open now

Every year, dozens of lakecity locals, businesses and children come out to Cariboo Bowling Lanes

Ava and Keia Holm bowl in Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Williams Lake’s 2019 Bowl For Kids Sake fundraiser.(Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Debbie Cordingley retiring after 30 years in childcare at 150 Mile House

Debbie Cordingley retiring after 30 years in childcare at 150 Mile House

On Sunday, Feb. 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a get together at 150 Mile House Fire Hall

Debbie Cordingley retiring after 30 years in childcare at 150 Mile House
Helen Sandy said that she put her show Documenting A Traditional Shuswap Activity; Smoking Salmon for Winter Food together to remind people of the importance of this tradition. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Secwepemc salmon heritage celebrated in art exhibit

This exhibit catalogues salmon fishing and smoking over the last two decades

Helen Sandy said that she put her show Documenting A Traditional Shuswap Activity; Smoking Salmon for Winter Food together to remind people of the importance of this tradition. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Some of Scout Island’s rich history revealed in new book

Some of Scout Island’s rich history revealed in new book

While everyone in the lakecity knows of Scout Island, few are likely aware of its complete history

Some of Scout Island’s rich history revealed in new book
PHOTOS: Vintage Valentine’s fun for adults of all ages

PHOTOS: Vintage Valentine’s fun for adults of all ages

This carnival-themed burlesque event was sold out for the second time in a row

PHOTOS: Vintage Valentine’s fun for adults of all ages
Midori and Ed Kozuki have been together for 57 years now. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Every day is Valentine’s Day for the Kozukis

The Kozukis have been familiar faces around Williams Lake almost all their lives

Midori and Ed Kozuki have been together for 57 years now. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lyn Capling is the artist behind Our Beautiful Resilient Planet, a series of paintings that captures and celebrates all the planet has to offer. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Earth’s wonders documented in Our Beautiful Resilient Planet

In the Station House’s Main Gallery from February and March, the natural world is on full display

Lyn Capling is the artist behind Our Beautiful Resilient Planet, a series of paintings that captures and celebrates all the planet has to offer. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ethan Schultz-Anderson, an aspiring teenage musician from Williams Lake, performs live at the 2019 Medieval Market. (Photo submitted)

Local lakecity youth musician looking for community support to win CBC Music Searchlight

CBC Music Searchlight, a 17-year-old Grade 11 student, hopes to become a professional musican

Ethan Schultz-Anderson, an aspiring teenage musician from Williams Lake, performs live at the 2019 Medieval Market. (Photo submitted)
The Community Arts Council of Williams Lake’s program manager Venta Rutkauskas has taken on the popular Performance in the Park culture series which she hopes will grow into an event that showcases all of the performing arts, not just singing. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)

All forms of performing arts wanted for Performances in the Park

Registration is still open for the 2020 Performances in the Park until March 3

The Community Arts Council of Williams Lake’s program manager Venta Rutkauskas has taken on the popular Performance in the Park culture series which she hopes will grow into an event that showcases all of the performing arts, not just singing. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)
Rita Meldrum-Lulua of Denisiqi Services Society and Hayley Guichon of the Yeqox Nilin Justice Society, formerly known as the Punky Lake Wilderness Camp Society, are teaming up with a variety of other volunteers to organize the second annual Youth Symposium: Indigenous Youth Today at the Pioneer Complex from Feb. 21 to Feb 22. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Late registration open for Youth Symposium: Indigenous Youth Today

This event is being held at the Pioneer Complex from Feb. 21 to Feb 22 for youth of all ages

Rita Meldrum-Lulua of Denisiqi Services Society and Hayley Guichon of the Yeqox Nilin Justice Society, formerly known as the Punky Lake Wilderness Camp Society, are teaming up with a variety of other volunteers to organize the second annual Youth Symposium: Indigenous Youth Today at the Pioneer Complex from Feb. 21 to Feb 22. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sarah Sigurdon (from left) Dwayne Davis and Tiffany Jorgensen are all lending their artistic talents to Paradise Cinemas this year to create two beautiful murals celebrating the legacy of cinema. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Paradise Cinemas embraces local talent

Those three artists include Sarah Sigurdson, Tiffany Jorgensen and Dwayne Davis

Sarah Sigurdon (from left) Dwayne Davis and Tiffany Jorgensen are all lending their artistic talents to Paradise Cinemas this year to create two beautiful murals celebrating the legacy of cinema. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Becky Strickland and Chris Armstrong audition together for a Body of Water. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Williams Lake actors show off their skills at auditions

Body of Water and A Number will be the final plays in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s season

Becky Strickland and Chris Armstrong audition together for a Body of Water. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A plate of smoked salmon at the Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association’s annual Wild Game Banquet. (Patrick Davies photos - Williams Lake Tribune)

Outdoor excellence celebrated at annual WLSA Wild Game Banquet

Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association enjoys hunting season wrap-up dinner

A plate of smoked salmon at the Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association’s annual Wild Game Banquet. (Patrick Davies photos - Williams Lake Tribune)
Brenda Bourdon and Cindy Watt, sisters and longtime owners and operators of Woodland Jewellers in Williams Lake handed in their keys on Friday, Jan. 31 and will no longer be working at the store and nor will their dog Hank. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)

Cindy Watt and Brenda Bourdon bid farewell to Woodland Jewellers

On Friday, Jan. 31 they worked their final shift and left the company in the hands of Geoff Bourdon

Brenda Bourdon and Cindy Watt, sisters and longtime owners and operators of Woodland Jewellers in Williams Lake handed in their keys on Friday, Jan. 31 and will no longer be working at the store and nor will their dog Hank. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)
The Community Arts Council of Williams Lake’s new president Sonya Littlejohn is excited to be joining a “well-oiled machine” dedicated to promoting arts and culture in Williams Lake. Under her leadership, she hopes to link the various cultural pockets of the lakecity together into one. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)

CACWL outlines a busy year for the arts scene in Williams Lake

Near the end of 2019, Sonya Littlejohn took over the presidency of the CACWL

The Community Arts Council of Williams Lake’s new president Sonya Littlejohn is excited to be joining a “well-oiled machine” dedicated to promoting arts and culture in Williams Lake. Under her leadership, she hopes to link the various cultural pockets of the lakecity together into one. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)