Ice is off Deka Lake

Diana Forster’s regular correspondence for Deka Lake.

The ice left Deka Lake at 11:29:24 a.m., April 27, and winners of Deka Lake &District Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Ice-Out raffle, each of whom guessed April 27 and won cash prizes, are as follows:

Glenda Bruce, 11:55:34 a.m.

Gordie Ross, 1:55:06 p.m.

Geri Chapman, 2:03:29 p.m.

DLDVFD is most appreciative of the public’s support of the annual event.

Garage sale

Residents are reminded that Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their annual garage sale at Firehall #2 (Central) ) on July 1.

They are now accepting donations for the sale. They ask that those who wish to donate items contact Bill Versluis at 250-593-2398.

He will make arrangements to receive or collect their goods.


Call the writer for contact numbers.

– Crib at the Deka Firehall is at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 19.

– Movie at the Interlakes Ccommunity Center (ICC) is at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 20. Showing “Evita” with Madonna. Member $2; non-members $3.

– Loon Bay Saturday Market opens May 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Loon Bay Resort, For space, call Joan Rezansoff at 250-593-2353.

– Interlakes Economic Association Farmers’ Market open on May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Interlakes Corner. “Get it fresh. Buy local.” For information, call Jaime Cameron at 250-945-5120.

– Deka Ladies Auxiliary Bake Sale is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the upstairs hall of Deka Firehall, on Sunday, May 21. A gourmet hamper and a children’s hamper are also raffled. Be on time; this sells out fast!

– Mountain Spruce Community Events Centre (MSCC) Wine &Cheese Membership Renewal is from 3 to 5 p.m., May 21, at Sulphurous Lake.

– Community Quilting is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 24 at ICC.

– ICC meets at 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 24 at ICC.

– Darts &Games night is at MSCC (previously Sulphurous Firehall) starting at 7 p.m. on May 26.

– Tickets for the June 17 Dinner Auction &Dance at ICC are available at The Country Pedlar. Adults $30; children aged six to 12, $10; five and under are free.

– Age-Friendly is hosting a gardening presentation with Ken Bourne, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 24, at the South Cariboo Recreation Centre. Then, from 3 to 3.30/4 p.m., you are invited to stroll around the 100 Mile Marsh (one km). RSVP, as to either or both events, to or 250-791-6406.