Sage Birchwater

Sisters Marama (left)

Fijian cultural night celebrated in Williams Lake

Summer wasn’t over at the Tanis residence last weekend in the Russett Bluff area of South Lakeside.

Sisters Marama (left)
Raeanne Alphonse (left) and Arianna Quilt examine fish caught in Fish Lake.

Traditions taught at Fish Lake Youth Gathering

The Xeni Gwet’in First Nation hosted a youth gathering at Fish Lake (Teztan Biny) on Aug. 25 and 26.

Raeanne Alphonse (left) and Arianna Quilt examine fish caught in Fish Lake.
Sam Tudor performs at the Arts on the Fly festival in Horsefly earlier this summer. Tudor recently released his second album Animals and Arson

Sam Tudor releases second album Animals and Arson

Seventeen-year-old Sam Tudor already speaks of his high school experience in the past tense.

Sam Tudor performs at the Arts on the Fly festival in Horsefly earlier this summer. Tudor recently released his second album Animals and Arson
Dave (left) and Allison Altherr and Brian Sawyer jammed with Michael Butterfield (not pictured) at a house concert held last week at the Sawyer home where songs from Debbie’s new album were introduced.

Allison Altherr songs introduced at Williams Lake house concert

Debbie Allison Altherr has been performing her bluesy-style music in Williams Lake and the Cariboo Chilcotin for many years now.

Dave (left) and Allison Altherr and Brian Sawyer jammed with Michael Butterfield (not pictured) at a house concert held last week at the Sawyer home where songs from Debbie’s new album were introduced.
Anna Roberts with a copy of the guide book to the Williams Lake River Valley which she created with Ordell Steen.

Natural history guide book to Williams Lake River Valley now available

A natural history guide to Williams Lake River Valley is now available for the public.

Anna Roberts with a copy of the guide book to the Williams Lake River Valley which she created with Ordell Steen.
Susan Safyan will be at ArtsWells Festival of All things Art this weekend in Wells and be at SaveOn Book Department in Williams Lake for a signing of her new book All Roads Lead to Wells: Stories of the Hippie Days on Wednesday

All Roads Lead to Wells: book launch

A new book by Susan Safyan tells tales of the hippie hay days in the burgeoning arts colony of of Wells.

Susan Safyan will be at ArtsWells Festival of All things Art this weekend in Wells and be at SaveOn Book Department in Williams Lake for a signing of her new book All Roads Lead to Wells: Stories of the Hippie Days on Wednesday
The late Lorne Greenaway in Ottawa.

From horseback to the House of Commons

The daughter of the late Cariboo-Chilcotin MP Lorne Greenaway will sign copies of his book of memoirs at Save-On-Foods Thursday.

The late Lorne Greenaway in Ottawa.
he Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra with Ian Griffiths on accordion (left)

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra performance a hit

The Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra performed at a house concert hosted by Martin Comtois at his place on Cameron Street Saturday, June 16.

he Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra with Ian Griffiths on accordion (left)
Kaleena Tanis

Naghtaneqed celebrates Culture Week

The Naghtaneqed School in Nemiah celebrated its 25th annual Culture Week early this month.

Kaleena Tanis
Seniors Village resident Suzie Squinas (seated right) feeds the ophaned calf Kale with help from owner Clint Thompson

Calves light up the eyes of seniors

Two little calves and a cow dog create great excitement with their visit to the Seniors Village.

Seniors Village resident Suzie Squinas (seated right) feeds the ophaned calf Kale with help from owner Clint Thompson
Sid Blackwell (right) and his wife Cora are both bush pilots who have flown many visitors into wilderness areas to see the scenery.

Fundraising reaches $45,000 for pilot battling cancer

Friends and family of Sid Blackwell of Nimpo Lake have opened their hearts and their wallets to support Sid in his fight against cancer.

Sid Blackwell (right) and his wife Cora are both bush pilots who have flown many visitors into wilderness areas to see the scenery.
This picture of Sid and Cora Blackwell with their son Angelo (left) and friend Ethan Stewart was taken last summer.

Community rallies for Nimpo Lake pilot Sid Blackwell

Friends of Sid and Cora Blackwell of Nimpo Lake are rallying to their support after Sid was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

This picture of Sid and Cora Blackwell with their son Angelo (left) and friend Ethan Stewart was taken last summer.
RE/MAX realtor George Meilleur includes “quick response” codes on his real-estate signs. Those with iPhones or Smartphones can scan the codes and be taken to Meilleur’s website where they can find further information on the property in question.

George Meilleur — realtor on the cutting edge

“Never judge a book by its cover,” says RE/MAX realtor George Meilleur (pronounced Meyer).

RE/MAX realtor George Meilleur includes “quick response” codes on his real-estate signs. Those with iPhones or Smartphones can scan the codes and be taken to Meilleur’s website where they can find further information on the property in question.
Lived Experience

Lived Experience volume 11 released

Lived Experience Number Eleven: A Literary Journal from the Mountains of British Columbia is hot off the press and onto the book shelves.

Lived Experience
During their visit to Vancouver for the showing of the film A Community Remembers

Lakecity youth meet lieutenant-governor

Squaw Hall: A Community Remembers makes its debut in Vancouver.

During their visit to Vancouver for the showing of the film A Community Remembers

Oliver Street Market celebrates the Harvest Festival of Awesome

The Oliver Street Market got a leg up last Saturday, Sept. 24, by hosting a Harvest Festival of Awesome during the day, then an after party feast and celebration in the evening.

Sam Tudor

Three CDs launched Saturday

Martin Comtois did what he does best on Saturday, Sept. 10.

Sam Tudor
Mary Forbes (second from right)

Fraser River paddlers visit Potato House

It was a bit of a déjà vu for Mary Forbes when she entertained eight participants and two facilitators of the Sustainable Living Leadership Program (SLLP) at the Potato House Monday evening, Aug.15.

Mary Forbes (second from right)
Russian musician performs in Wells

Russian musician performs in Wells

 Russian musician Bulat Gafarov entertains during the Arts Wells Festival of All…

Russian musician performs in Wells
Author Van Andruss has a chat with one of the roaming Diva’s on stilts.

Arts Wells Festival draws many local area participants

Despite torrential downpours of rain and soggy conditions the eighth annual Arts Wells Festival was another gargantuan success over the B.C. Day weekend.

Author Van Andruss has a chat with one of the roaming Diva’s on stilts.