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Barb Brown (left) and Louise Feddema enjoy the live music at the Williams Lake Seniors Village Thursday, June 23. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Seniors Village residents enjoy lunch, live music ahead of Stampede festivities

The burgers were plentiful and the music was live for the annual…

 

Ron Erho, (from left) Chantal Lambert and Wilf Goerwell of the Williams Lake Lions Club present a cheque for $300 to Daniel Hutchings representing the Kidney Foundation. Hutchings encouraged residents to take part in the Kidney Walk being held virtually again this year. (Angie Mindus photo)

Kidney transplant recipient advocates for Kidney Foundation

Williams Lake Lions Club donates $300

 

North Vancouver community members and Ukrainian-Canadians gathered May 1 to offer up their thoughts to those stuck in Ukraine. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: North Vancouver community gathers in solidarity with Ukraine

Gathering, speaking out vital to ensuring Ukrainians aren’t forgotten, says speaker

North Vancouver community members and Ukrainian-Canadians gathered May 1 to offer up their thoughts to those stuck in Ukraine. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)
Frances McCoubrey is a teacher and an outdoorswoman. She spends her free time backpacking in the wilderness, mountain biking and skiing. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Williams Lake teacher loves the outdoors for herself and her students

Frances McCoubrey brings her love for the environment into the classroom and takes her students outdoors

Frances McCoubrey is a teacher and an outdoorswoman. She spends her free time backpacking in the wilderness, mountain biking and skiing. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Alex Froese, 26, enjoys learning from the seniors she works with at Retirement Concepts in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Learning from seniors

Alex Froese, 26, loves working at Williams Lake Seniors Village

Alex Froese, 26, enjoys learning from the seniors she works with at Retirement Concepts in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sixty years after the founding of the B.C. Chicken Marketing Board, 308 broiler chicken growers are registered in B.C., contributing 14,353 total jobs and $1.1 billion to Canada’s GDP.

BC Chicken marks 60 years with a delicious new contest

Enter your best BC chicken recipe for your chance to win!

  • Jan 31, 2022
Sixty years after the founding of the B.C. Chicken Marketing Board, 308 broiler chicken growers are registered in B.C., contributing 14,353 total jobs and $1.1 billion to Canada’s GDP.
Basalt columns in the Cariboo are an interesting sight for members of the local high school environmental club. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake high school environmental club explores Cariboo basalt columns

We live in an area that millions of years ago had active volcanoes

  • Jan 27, 2022
Basalt columns in the Cariboo are an interesting sight for members of the local high school environmental club. (Photo submitted)
Bob Sunner (left) and Rae Perry are two of the dedicated Toastmasters International members from the Williams Lake chapter. Both say even after many years, they continue to develop skills and learn with the group. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Toastmasters leader looking for new members

Local volunteer hopes empower others after organization ‘changed her life’

Bob Sunner (left) and Rae Perry are two of the dedicated Toastmasters International members from the Williams Lake chapter. Both say even after many years, they continue to develop skills and learn with the group. (Ruth Lloyd Photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Children from Penelakut led the march up Oak Street toward Waterwheel Park. (Cole Schisler photo)

More than 1,500 march in support of Penelakut First Nation after unmarked graves found

Large crowd supports families with children who never came home from residential schools

Children from Penelakut led the march up Oak Street toward Waterwheel Park. (Cole Schisler photo)
Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)

PHOTOS: High-vis vests displayed to honour 5 killed in Kelowna crane collapse

Locals are posting photos to social media under the hashtag #hangahighvisoutside

Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)