Community

B.C. couple donates thousands to charity from their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house

Uniquely decorated house attracted more than 2,000 Potterheads in one weekend for a good cause

Bella Coola RCMP to host Christmas event with Santa this Saturday

Have a hot chocolate and get your picture taken with Santa

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

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Williams Lake Canada Day Procession
Williams Lake Complex readies to re-open
Williams Lake CN engineer retires from 34-year career
Beautifying Williams Lake boulevard

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Vancouver Island bakery cooks up Coast Salish inspired gingerbread house

Geoff Cram creates gingerbread displays every year, this time he wanted to do something Canadian

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

Williams Lake doctor gets top marks in Canada

“It still kind of feels like a dream.” — Dr. Ghaida Radhi

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Not looking forward to raking? Here’s why to leave the leaves

Nature Conservancy of Canada has good news for those who hate yard work

Langara College honours 49 alums and staff to mark 49 years

School received more than 200 nominations for the awards that recognize one’s community impact

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

Weather balloon from California rescued near Campbell River

Search led rescuers to remote wilderness on Quadra Island

Book tells tale of how B.C. office fax led to U.S. con man

Island man spent a few years tracking down victims listed on faxes

B.C. woman finds mysterious coin among Grandma’s collection

Grandmother died when she was very young and her past is not well known to her mother

Williams Lake man gets late wife’s image added into family business mural

Chester Mortensen lost his wife Sheila to breast cancer in March

September is Community Foundations Month in B.C.

Initiative aims to educate people about what community foundations do

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act