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Council clippings - Monday, April 7
Apr/18/2014Council clippings - Monday, April 7

2014 Tax rates Council received an update on the 2014 tax rates. The operating and capital budgets are now complete and the expected municipal residential tax rates have been calculated. The average family home in Quesnel will see an increase of $16.98 to their municipal property tax bill. Total property taxes are still to [ ... ]

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North Cariboo house numbering campaign
Apr/18/2014 North Cariboo house numbering campaign

Emergency Services throughout Quesnel and the North Cariboo region have partnered to raise public awareness through the 'House Numbering Campaign'. The aim of this campaign is to raise awareness about the importance of house numbering and ensuring that residential street addresses are visible from the road. 'We can’t he [ ... ]

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Cariboo Regional District board meeting highlights for April 17
Apr/18/2014Cariboo Regional District board meeting highlights for April 17

Volume Based Forest Licences Public Engagement The Cariboo Regional District will be making a presentation during a Ministry of Forests and Natural Resource Operations public engagement process on converting some volume-based forest licences to new or expanded area-based tree farm licences. People are invited to participat [ ... ]

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BC teachers to begin Stage 1 job action
Apr/18/2014BC teachers to begin Stage 1 job action

In response to disappointing progress at the negotiating table where the Christy Clark government and employer’s association have not backed off from unfair and unreasonable demands, BC Teachers’ Federation President Jim Iker announced today that teachers will begin low-level Stage 1 job action that only targets adminis [ ... ]

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Wolf management plan released
Apr/17/2014Wolf management plan released

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations today released the Province's wolf management plan. The plan fully recognizes that the fundamental goal of wolf management in British Columbia, as with all other provincial game species, is to maintain self-sustaining populations throughout the species' range [ ... ]

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100 Mile House RCMP visit secondary school as follow-up to weapons complaint
Apr/17/2014100 Mile House RCMP visit secondary school as follow-up to weapons complaint

On April 15, the 100 Mile House RCMP responded to a call of a potential weapons complaint at a building across the street from Peter Skene Ogden Secondary. Officers were able to determine that this complaint was unfounded and posed no threat to anyone at the school, but information revealed it may have stemmed from a disag [ ... ]

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Cariboo-Chilcotin skywatchers capture lunar eclipse
Apr/16/2014

If you missed the lunar eclipse on Monday night, you'll ant to check out the photo gallery our readers filled up just minutes after, and in some cases while, watching the event. This stunning photo was taken by Bella Johnson, from her vantage point in the Chilcotin region near Williams Lake.

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Excitement and commitment to agriculture shown by Horsefly 4-H club
Apr/16/2014Excitement and commitment to agriculture shown by Horsefly 4-H club

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and 4-H Canada are pleased to announce the national winners for the 'Shout-Out for Ag!' video competition. Clubs from across Canada were asked to create a short video illustrating key topics, such as how 4-H has affected their lives, or what they envision for the future of agriculture. 4-H members  [ ... ]

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Police in 100 Mile House investigating recent break and enters
Apr/16/2014Police in 100 Mile House investigating recent break and enters

100 Mile House RCMP are requesting the assistance of the public in relation to two break and enters which occurred overnight on April 7th. The two businesses are located next to each other on Industrial Road in 100 Mile House and both occurrences were reported to police the morning of April 8th.

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Witness statements crucial part of any investigation
Apr/16/2014Witness statements crucial part of any investigation

A total of 62 calls for service were received by 100 Mile House RCMP this last week. Some calls of note were; eight false alarms or abandoned 911 calls, three were of persons intoxicated in a public place, three break and enters, three assaults and three complaints of uttering threats. Traffic related calls for service, 12 [ ... ]

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Annual controlled burns underway in Williams Lake
Apr/16/2014Annual controlled burns underway in Williams Lake

The Williams Lake Fire Department will be doing a ‘fuel mitigation/training session’ on April 15, 16, 22, and 23 between 6:00pm & 9:00pm -- weather permitting. This will take place near the water tower off of Gibbon Street, behind Boitanio Mall, the stampede grounds and the hill behind the Lake City Secondary WL ca [ ... ]

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Cowboy Carnival set to kick off the rodeo events
Apr/15/2014Cowboy Carnival set to kick off the rodeo events

For the second year in a row, organizers are hosting a morning of mock rodeo events and exhibits for kids ten year old and under. The youngsters will be able to ride bucking barrels, throw horse shoes, and participate in a stick-horse barrel race. Last year, the unexpected hit of the event was a skidsteer parked in the are [ ... ]

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Pilot program to support youth
Apr/15/2014

A $100,000 pilot project will be delivered in northern BC communities to help youth thrive during a period of community transition was announced today. The program will encourage youth living in communities currently experiencing a period of economic transition to be physically active and to express themselves creatively s [ ... ]

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Alcohol believed to be a factor in crash
Apr/15/2014Alcohol believed to be a factor in crash

On April 14 at approximately 10:00pm, a resident of Riske Creek called to report his 2007 Dodge pick-up truck had been taken from his residence without his consent and the vehicle was heading toward Williams Lake. Williams Lake Traffic Services located the heavily damaged vehicle on its roof in the ditch on Highway 20 near [ ... ]

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TRU Health Centre receives $20K donation
Apr/15/2014TRU Health Centre receives $20K donation

The Thompson Rivers University Gala was a roaring success largely impart to one donation in particular. The Robert L Conconi Foundation donated $20,000 towards the TRU Health Centre. The Health Centre has been actively operating since October 2013 and is open to the public along with TRU students and staff. Lead by Nurse P [ ... ]

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City marks 85 years with huge community celebration May 3
Apr/14/2014City marks 85 years with huge community celebration May 3

The City of Williams Lake will mark its 85th birthday with a year-long celebration in 2014, and the whole community is invited to join in the free, family-oriented festivities. The City was incorporated on March 15th, 1929. "Everyone is invited to the festivities May 3rd, and all of this year’s events," says Mayor Kerry  [ ... ]

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