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Slipping and sliding at Winter Carnival

Slipping and sliding at Winter Carnival

Kara Fortin, 7, goes for a tube ride down the sledding hill during the second annual Williams Lake Winter Carnival Sunday.

  • Feb 4, 2016
Slipping and sliding at Winter Carnival
Puppet play fun

Puppet play fun

Shelley Striegler (left) and Linda Purjue act out a puppet play for many captivated children Sunday.

  • Feb 4, 2016
Puppet play fun
Carving for charity

Carving for charity

Pioneer Log Homes’ Spirit Carver Dean Ross-Gilpin made and auctioned four sculptures at the Winter Carnival in Boitanio Park.

  • Feb 2, 2016
Carving for charity
The original headboard on William Luce's grave travelled for years before finding home.

Haphazard History: Live Yank remembered

In my last column I wrote about William “The Live Yank” Luce, a miner and prospector who operated a stopping house near Snowshoe Creek.

The original headboard on William Luce's grave travelled for years before finding home.
Camp cook students honoured

Camp cook students honoured

Students from the TRU Continuing Studies Camp Cook program were honoured Thursday by family and friends at a certificate presentation.

  • Jan 28, 2016
Camp cook students honoured
StrongStart kids deliver message

StrongStart kids deliver message

Several children take part in Horsefly’s StrongStart program Wednesday to celebrate Family Literacy Week.

  • Jan 28, 2016
StrongStart kids deliver message
Family event

Family event

Jarrett Hance and Kaleena Tanis attended the first Cariboo Chilcotin Film Festival hosted by the Williams Lake Film Club Friday.

  • Jan 14, 2016
Family event
Winter visitor

Winter visitor

A Townsend’s solitaire rests on a mountain ash tree in a South Lakeside Drive yard during the weekend.

  • Jan 12, 2016
Winter visitor
Multiple snowfalls throughout the week have created less-than-optimal road conditions for drivers in Williams Lake. With no snow forecast for today and Saturday

Snowy days

Multiple snowfalls throughout the week have created less-than-optimal road conditions for drivers in Williams Lake.

  • Jan 7, 2016
Multiple snowfalls throughout the week have created less-than-optimal road conditions for drivers in Williams Lake. With no snow forecast for today and Saturday
Digging out

Digging out

Backhoe operator Vicky Lee of M.H. King Excavating helps out residents of Westridge Estates Sunday morning after a winter storm Sunday.

  • Dec 29, 2015
Digging out
Dinner a festive treat

Dinner a festive treat

A delightful dinner was enjoyed at the Elk's Hall recently.

  • Dec 17, 2015
Dinner a festive treat
CDC accepts donation

CDC accepts donation

Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre executive director Nancy Gale (centre right) accepts a donation from Signal Point Gaming.

  • Dec 17, 2015
CDC accepts donation
Bands perform

Bands perform

Lake City Secondary Grades 7 to 9 band students Kiana Gossen (left), Alex McCormack, Zoe Craig were among the performers.

  • Dec 17, 2015
Bands perform
Lanterns at Winter Lights

Lanterns at Winter Lights

Gina Graham with the lantern she made at one of the many free activities provided in the BIA’s Winter Lights Festival.

  • Dec 10, 2015
Lanterns at Winter Lights
Spinning and weaving

Spinning and weaving

Ruth Hendren spins while Denise Titford catches up on some knitting during the Williams Lake spinners, weavers and fibre artist’s show.

  • Dec 10, 2015
Spinning and weaving
New museum president welcomes guests

New museum president welcomes guests

Mike McDonough, the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin’s new board president welcomes guests.

  • Dec 10, 2015
New museum president welcomes guests
Festive dance at Winter Lights

Festive dance at Winter Lights

Festive dance that was part of the entertainment taking place around the city in the BIA’s Winter Lights Festival.

  • Dec 10, 2015
Festive dance at Winter Lights

Jersey winner presented prize

Kevin Ernst was the lucky winner of a signed Williams Lake Stampeders jersey during Sunday’s game against the Terrace River Kings.

  • Dec 3, 2015
Identity Fair sees students and staff create displays

Identity Fair sees students and staff create displays

Lauren Derksen, 8, shows off her project during Cataline Elementary School’s Identity Fair.

  • Dec 3, 2015
Identity Fair sees students and staff create displays
Presentations shared at Glen Arbor

Presentations shared at Glen Arbor

Students in a community leadership course at Lake City Secondary’s Columneetza campus returned to Glen Arbor.

  • Dec 3, 2015
Presentations shared at Glen Arbor