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Strong variable winds this weekend expected to increase wildfire activity

Priorities: protecting first responders, public, transportation routes, fighting new fires

RCMP check turns up lost dog in wildfire evacuation zone near Williams Lake

Mounties say the possible border-collie cross has helped boost morale

Artist Neil Pinkett featured in Williams Lake Art Walk

Art Walk gives artist a venue to display talent and allow residents to see South Cariboo artwork

Mary Thomas: I needed advocacy

Now she is a scholar, dancer, author, public speaker, mother, grandmother and an advocate

Rates going up for indoor school facility use

New draft school use policy prepared for public review

SD27 First Nation graduation rates improving

School district’s student graduation below provincial average

School District #27 works on new policy

School trustees looking into pros and cons of creating a joint-use policy

Teachers cuts possible to balance budget

The SD27 board agreed in-principle to cut the equivalent of 4.4 teaching positions in efforts to meet a projected shortfall

Audited financial statements presented

School District 27 presents its audited financial statements

Provincial exams phasing out

Grade 12 provincial exams are being phased out all over the province this year

Provincial education funding up, but not in SD 27

The provincial government has announced global increases in funding for public education…