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Chiwid concert a huge success

Canadian Mezzo Soprano Ingrid Mapson delighted the lakecity audience with her concert last week.

W.L. Community Forest needs standing committee volunteers

The Williams Lake Community Forest directors are seeking nominations for and/or volunteers to sit on the project’s advisory committee.

Winning women credit cast and crew

A veteran and a novice actress came away from the provincial Mainstage drama festival in Kamloops last week with individual awards.

Sense and Sensibility wins three provincial awards

The Studio Theatre’s production of Sense and Sensibility came away with three prestigious awards at the Mainstage provincial drama festival.

Rockin’ and stompin’ at the Let R’Buck Saloon

Country rock, southern rock, classic rock, rockn’ blues, rockabilly and more are coming up on the Let R’ Buck Saloon stage this weekend.

Strike may move Arts on the Fly

Arts on the Fly in Horsefly may be moved due to the labour dispute between B.C. teachers and the government.

Walsh book promotes restorative justice

Local author, Ann Walsh’s newest book, Whatever, has been nominated for the Chocolate Lily Award.

Exploring with Rotary exchange

Rotary exchange student Guillaume Bale participated in the Lake City Secondary School graduation ceremonies Saturday.

Four women plan to swim Fraser River

Four friends inspired to raise awareness about maintaining a healthy Fraser River watershed are making plans to swim the river.

School district struggles to bring in balanced budget

School District 27 staff and trustees are making some headway in finding approximately $1.6 million in savings.

School balanced calendar program axed

School District 27 trustees have cancelled the balanced calendar program at Cataline Elementary School.

Teacher job action begins

Some students in School District 27 may miss out on field trips this spring due to teacher job action that began this week.

Rodeo time is dancing time

The band Rockin’ Chair is on stage at the Cariboo Memorial Complex tonight, April 18 for the Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo barn dance.

B.C. offers livestock insurance

B.C. cattle producers now have the same opportunity for insurance guarantees that have been extended to Alberta producers since 2009.

Rivers of social justice reflected in Urinetown: The Musical

Now in its second week of a three-week run Urinetown: the Musical is making a real splash with lakecity theatre-goers.

Ranch insurance expanded

This spring B.C. cattle producers will have the same opportunity for insurance guarantees that have been extended to Alberta since 2009.

Leaders treated for city’s birthday

A quiet afternoon tea with a wagon wheel cake marked the official beginning of the City of Williams Lake’s 85th year on Saturday.

Health centre seeks major sponsor

The new Thompson Rivers University Health Centre is looking for one special corporate sponsor to help continue its success.

Drinking games happening here in lakecity

Drinking games have long been part of our culture but now a new breed of drinking game played on the Internet is claiming young lives.

Lakecity events calendar filling up fast

The Studio Theatre’s new play Glengarry Glen Ross opened to high praise Wednesday evening.