This team of high school rodeo youth are ready to ride at the regional high school rodeo competition starting in the Stampede Grounds today and running through Sunday

This team of high school rodeo youth are ready to ride at the regional high school rodeo competition starting in the Stampede Grounds today and running through Sunday

Young wranglers ready for high school rodeo

It's high school rodeo time.

It’s high school rodeo time.

Young rodeo competitors from around the area will be competing in the regional British Columbia High School Rodeo Association regional finals happening today, May 6, Saturday, May 7,  and Sunday, May 8 in the Stampede Grounds in Williams Lake.



Saturday, May 7

The major Cariboo Festival awards and delegates to the provincial festival will be announced at the festival’s 2011 Honours Concert this Saturday evening, May 7 at Cariboo Bethel Church starting at 7 p.m. 




Saturday, May 7


test drive


Williams Lake secondary students are teaming up with Lake City Ford this Saturday, May 7 to make some big bucks for kids, says teacher Mike Levitt.

Ford is putting up $20 for every test drive the students can organize for the big event called Drive One 4UR School.

“Ford will be bringing a fleet of shiny new trucks and cars to WL and is offering us the potential to make $6,000,” says Levitt. “That’s 300 test drives.”

There will also be a barbecue, a car wash, silent auction, soccer tournament, Dry Grad truck raffle, Road Sense display, day care and musical performances on the day. 




Sunday, May 8

Fire Department

open house

Don’t forget the Williams Lake Fire Department open house this Sunday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The firefighter challenge is at noon and the first 50 mothers will receive free carnations. The City’s evacuation plan will be on display. There will be a bake sale, car wash and hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and juice available.




Wednesday, May 11 

Memory of Water begins


The Studio Theatre production of the comedy Memory of Water will be on stage for eight performances May 11 to 14 and May 18 to 21. The play is directed by Michael Rawluk and stars Shawna Sutherland, Kathy MacDonald, Heather Goodall, Tanya Isnardy, Curt Sprickerhoff, and Randy Morgan. In a comical way Memory of Water deals with the very special properties of water and asks the questions, “What makes us who we are?” and “If our memories dissolve and fall away, do we remain?”



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