Gaeil Farrar

Williams Lake family in Vancouver fighting cancer second time around

A second cancer diagnosis among young siblings has become a shocking and difficult reality for one Williams Lake family.

Curious red lights fly over city

The sighting of two large bright red lights flying over Williams Lake last Thursday evening has raised questions around the use of drones.

Top hunters honoured at game banquet

It was definitely Kyle Gysel’s night at the Williams Lake Sportmen’s Association’s annual Wild Game Banquet and Awards Saturday evening.

National White Cane Week recognized

National White Cane Week will be marked in Williams Lake with an open house at the Williams Lake library on Friday, Feb. 10.

Scout Island Nature Centre education programs in jeopardy

Scout Island Nature Centre is in danger of losing $12,500 in annual grant funding from the City of Williams Lake.

Studio Theatre a great place to learn new skills

While the audience is fixed on the action on stage, the backstage crew is busy making sure the play is unfolding smoothly.

Mike Franklin wins national principal’s award

This month GROW Alternative Education Centre principal Mike Franklin joins the National Academy of Canada’s Outstanding Principals.

Vigil Friday for Quebec mosque shooting victims

At a time when Muslims normally pray, community members of all faiths in Williams Lake are asked to gather to remember those killed.

SD 27 students enjoy meeting Carey Price

Two SD 27 students had the experience of a lifetime when they travelled to Montreal to watch the Canadiens and visit with Carey Price.

Calendar Girls on stage next week

The Studio Theatre is down to the last full week of rehearsals before the delightfully humorous Calendar Girls hits the stage.

Marin Patenaude working on new projects

Marin Patenaude and her band, the Follow Through, played to two packed, appreciative houses at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre.

Salvation Army report indicates increased need for support services

The latest financial report provided by the Salvation Army this week indicates that demand for support services continues to rise.

Homeless still affected by lack of affordable housing

The issue of homelessness continues to be a problem in Williams Lake.

Big Night Out

Big Brothers and Big Sisters presents its second annual Big Night Out Valentine prom for adults on Saturday, Feb. 11.

Auditions Wednesday for Canadian plays

The studio theatre is holding its second night of auditions for two new plays Wednesday.

Ruth and Jim Fraser honoured

The many contributions of Ruth and Jim Fraser to the community of Williams Lake were recognized with a special plaque unveiling Thursday.

Museum board elected

The Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin Society will introduce its new board and executive members.

Magic of Cinderella on stage this week

Cinderella promises to be the Maranatha Players’ most magical musical to date.

Lots going on behind the scenes

There is always a lot of activity and unsung heroes working behind the scenes of any Studio Theatre production.

Operation Christmas Child dear to her heart

Operation Christmas Child is close to Sue Wolf’s heart.