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Safety Meeting concerts a big hit in the lakecity

The Safety Meetings concert series at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre is a big hit.

TELUS fibre-optics almost ready

TELUS is almost ready to start lighting up Williams Lake with its new fibre-optic service.

Elks seek help to rebuild wheelchair ramp

The Elks are asking for the public’s help to have a new wheelchair ramp built at the Elks’ Hall.

Rotary polio campaign close to goal

Rotary International’s primary goal today is to eradicate polio in the world.

First Nation education addressed

School District 27 is one of five school districts in B.C. selected to help develop a new Ministry of Education provincial curriculum.

Studio Theatre legacy of a passionate playwright

The Studio Theatre is celebrating its 60th anniversary year with two plays by the club’s founder and noted Canadian playwright.

Business awards explained

The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards explained.

Romeros join Vinyl Cafe tour this week

Horsefly’s celebrated folk duo Jason and Pharis Romero are hitting the road this week with Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe.

Chances Signal Point hosts art exhibits

Chances Signal Point Gaming will be showcasing the work of various artists and artisans with monthly shows in the events room this spring.

Morton and Hoffman kick of concert series Saturday

Lakecity musicians Brent Morton and Brandon Hoffman are teaming up to be the first acts performing at the new Safety Meeting concert series.

Safety Meeting concert series coming up

There will be lots of opportunity to enjoy a variety of live music in the lakecity this winter and spring during a unique concert series.

City active living manager retires

Deb Radolla, one of the city’s key fitness leaders, retired last Friday but doesn’t plan to settle into any easy chair.

E-cigarettes banned from local schools

Electronic-cigarettes will join regular cigarettes and smokeless tobacco in being banned for use on school property in School District 27.

Shred the Nar debuts with film club

Williams Lake Film Club is showing shorts from ski and snowboarding films being made by two lakecity men.

Spirit of Giving tree helps kids

Number of people needing help at Christmas time has risen by 40 per cent over last year, says Salvation Army Cpt. Ben Lippers.

Teacher strike impacts SD 27 enrolment numbers

School District 27 enrolment has dropped by 143 students this year and 80 of those students were lost due to the prolonged teacher strike.

Boehm and Dyment win school board seats

The SD27 board will welcome one new trustee and a returning incumbent in the Williams Lake area according to preliminary results.

Studio Theatre marks 60 years with gala

The Nov. 22 dinner theatre production of The 39 Steps will be a gala evening celebrating Studio Theatre’s 60th anniversary.

Dinner and laughs with The 39 Steps

Studio Theatre aims to please with their dinner theatre production of Patrick Barlow’s The 39 Steps.

Album a special treat for veteran

Carol Dron has a lot of fond memories of her father. Before he died she was able to capture some of his Second World War memories.