volunteers

Ray Hornby, from left, Leo Rankin, and Matt Burkey, were all out helping to clear snowshoe trails during a work bee at Bull Mountain on Oct. 30, 2022. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Cross Country Ski Club volunteers prep trails just before arrival of snow

Volunteers were out at Bull Mountain to brush out snowshoe trails and other pre-season prep work

 

Karen Gertzen is an active volunteer for the Williams Lake Stampeders Hockey team and can be seen at home games selling tickets. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Longtime hockey mom keeps going with Williams Lake Stampeders

Karen Gertzen has been volunteering with the senior men’s hockey team over 20 years

 

Denise Deschene was helping with the Bike Recycling program run by the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society. She and Mary Forbes were helping engage Cataline Elementary School students to strip bikes of parts so they could be reused or recycled. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Toronto transplant fell in love with Williams Lake

Denise Deschene did not plan to stay in the Cariboo, but now she’s all-in

Denise Deschene was helping with the Bike Recycling program run by the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society. She and Mary Forbes were helping engage Cataline Elementary School students to strip bikes of parts so they could be reused or recycled. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sheldon Koechl, from left, Dawn Unruh, Kaylee Brown-Lauten, and Kevin Unruh were CCSAR members volunteering at the Williams Lake Dirt Riders Association’s Future West Moto Series. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue to drivers: Slow down, stay away, sober, focused

Volunteers hoping for a breather before winter brings more motor vehicle incidents

Sheldon Koechl, from left, Dawn Unruh, Kaylee Brown-Lauten, and Kevin Unruh were CCSAR members volunteering at the Williams Lake Dirt Riders Association’s Future West Moto Series. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Surplus furniture and props will be available for purchase at the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society yard sale Sept. 24. (Photo submitted)

Coming events in Williams Lake

A few things happening in and around the lakecity

Surplus furniture and props will be available for purchase at the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society yard sale Sept. 24. (Photo submitted)
Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marks 99 days to the Games

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.
Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)
From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP
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