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Hayes-Gardiner featured at Station House Gallery

Former resident Sandra Hayes-Gardiner has an art show and book on display at the Station House Gallery.

Arty the Artwalker  Willie Dye with Coun. Geoff Bourdon at the Art Walk wrap party held at the Station House Gallery Saturday.

Art Walk 2013 wraps up on a high note

The Downtown Williams Lake Business Improvement Area (BIA) wrapped up its 2013 Artwalk and Sale on an upbeat note last Saturday, Sept. 7.

Arty the Artwalker  Willie Dye with Coun. Geoff Bourdon at the Art Walk wrap party held at the Station House Gallery Saturday.
Evans Stump and James Lulua show Skem’cis Phillips how to gut his fish properly during the 21st annual Brittany Gathering held at Henry's Crossing in the Chilcotin over the long weekend.

Fish cleaning competition part of 21st Brittany Gathering

This was the first year the Britanny Gathering has been held at the end of summer. Previous years it was always held in May.

Evans Stump and James Lulua show Skem’cis Phillips how to gut his fish properly during the 21st annual Brittany Gathering held at Henry's Crossing in the Chilcotin over the long weekend.
Interior Health board member Rosanna McGreggor (centre) signs the new health care letter of understanding with Esdilagh (Alexandria) Chief Bernie Mack as  Tl’etinqox Chief Joe Alphonse looks on (left). Pictured behind them are Chief Russell Myers Ross (left)

Tsilhqot’in chiefs sign health care letter of understanding

The Tsilhqot’in First Nation and Interior Health Authority (IHA) signed a letter of understanding (LOU) on Aug. 21.

Interior Health board member Rosanna McGreggor (centre) signs the new health care letter of understanding with Esdilagh (Alexandria) Chief Bernie Mack as  Tl’etinqox Chief Joe Alphonse looks on (left). Pictured behind them are Chief Russell Myers Ross (left)
Yuniset’in Chief Russell Myers Ross shows his one-year-old daughter

Traditions shared at Tsilhqot’in gathering

Hundreds of people from around the region participated in the 22nd Annual Tsilhqot'in Nation Gathering, Aug. 20-21 near Hanceville.

Yuniset’in Chief Russell Myers Ross shows his one-year-old daughter
Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs vice-president

UBC Indian Chiefs vice-president urges protection of wild salmon

Union of BC Indian Chiefs vice-president Bob Chamberlin Chilko sockeye salmon face a danger from fish farms on the BC coast.

Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs vice-president
John MacKenzie and Ruth Travers sing together at the 7-bar-7 Gospel Jamboree held at Cochin Lake in the Chilcotin earlier this month.

Singing out at the 7-Bar-7 Gospel Jamboree in the Chilcotin

7-Bar-7 Gospel Jamboree in the Chilcotin draws visitors from B.C., Alberta and the U.S.

John MacKenzie and Ruth Travers sing together at the 7-bar-7 Gospel Jamboree held at Cochin Lake in the Chilcotin earlier this month.
Sam Tudor (right) and Rowan Dolighan perform at Hootstock 2013

Hootstock 2013 rides ‘er high

A number of Williams Lake area entertainers attended the second annual Hootstock near Ruth Lake from July 26 - July 28.

Sam Tudor (right) and Rowan Dolighan perform at Hootstock 2013
Richard Wright signs a copy of his new book for Julia Mackey.

Wright releases new book about Barkerville

Author, historian, impresario and performer, Richard Thomas Wright, came to the Cariboo 30 years ago to write a book on Barkerville.

Richard Wright signs a copy of his new book for Julia Mackey.

The Cameron Ridge Conspiracy an intriguing read

Steve Hunter offers an account of the Cariboo Gold Rush told from a First Nations perspective in his novel The Cameron Ridge Conspiracy.

18th Annual 7-7 Gospel Jamboree set for Aug. 9

Charlie and Ruth Travers are busy getting ready to host their 18th Annual Gospel Jamboree at their 7-7 Ranch in Tatlayoko Valley.

Brent Morton (left) was among the performers participating in the fundraiser to save Fish Lake.

$4,000 raised in musical auction for Fish Lake

The Fish Lake Alliance raised $4,000 Friday, July 19 at a fundraising event at the Limelight Theatre.

Brent Morton (left) was among the performers participating in the fundraiser to save Fish Lake.
Local author Donna Milner chats with author Lorne Dufour during the recent launch of his new book at the Gecko Tree recently. The event included musical entertainment.

Lorne Dufour celebrates launch of new book

Friends, family and adoring fans gathered at the Gecko Tree Restaurant June 21 to celebrate Lorne’s new book.

Local author Donna Milner chats with author Lorne Dufour during the recent launch of his new book at the Gecko Tree recently. The event included musical entertainment.
Jay Earl Robertson with his first book of fiction War of the Frozen Fire.

Author pens first fantasy novel

Jay Earl Robertson is the Cariboo’s latest author — self-published and happy to get his first work under his belt.

Jay Earl Robertson with his first book of fiction War of the Frozen Fire.

Geocaching catches on in the west Chilcotin

Geocaching may be the next big craze to entice tourists into the west Chilcotin back country.

During a recent concert held at the Limelight

Lorne Dufour – Cariboo poet releases fourth book

Horse logger and poet, Lorne Dufour, has produced a new book of verse called The Silence of Horses, released this month by Caitlin Press.

During a recent concert held at the Limelight
Helen O’Brian from Mayne Island is the author of Fin’s Swim: 21 Days on the Fraser River.

Fraser River swimmer subject of a new book

Fraser River swimmer, Fin Donnelly, is the subject of a new book by Mayne Island author Helen O'Brian.

Helen O’Brian from Mayne Island is the author of Fin’s Swim: 21 Days on the Fraser River.
Yellicy Hunlin greets great granddaughter Briseis Johnny along with great grandson Isaiah Gregg and granddaughter Alita Johnny.

Redstone elder celebrates 93rd birthday

The family of Yellicy Hunlin invited people from near and far to join them in celebrating Yellicy’s 93rd birthday on April 18.

Yellicy Hunlin greets great granddaughter Briseis Johnny along with great grandson Isaiah Gregg and granddaughter Alita Johnny.
Anne and Glen Burrill have a recipe in the cookbook from Korea where their children Amelia and Finn were born.

Multicultural cookbook contributors meet at potluck dinner

The Spicing up the Cariboo multicultural cookbook was launched Saturday, April 27, with a multicultural potluck dinner and book signing.

Anne and Glen Burrill have a recipe in the cookbook from Korea where their children Amelia and Finn were born.
Sage Birchwater photo Ryan Oliver (centre on saxophone) rocks it out Saturday night at the Studio Theatre with his Cookers bandmates Tim Hamel on trumpet (left)

Ryan Oliver returns home for music gigs

Ryan Oliver made a jubilant return home to Williams Lake last weekend with his five-piece Toronto jazz band The Cookers.

Sage Birchwater photo Ryan Oliver (centre on saxophone) rocks it out Saturday night at the Studio Theatre with his Cookers bandmates Tim Hamel on trumpet (left)