70 Mile House news

Community Club fundraiser a terrific success in 70 Mile House

The 70 Mile Community Club held a fundraising dinner at the 70 Mile Community Hall on April 30.

More than 60 residents enjoyed a superb roast beef dinner complete with potatoes, gravy, salad, vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, dessert, tea and coffee.


A poker tournament was held April 17 with 19 players attending.

The winners were: first, Ray Olsen; second, Karen Brown; third, Heather Lawson; fourth, Gus Collins; and fifth, Dylan Jesse.

The next tournament will be held May 15 at Pattieā€™s Poker Palace, 2489 North Bonaparte Road. Doors open at 11 a.m. and play starts at noon. To register, call Elaine at 250-706-8491.


The next 70 Mile Volunteer Forest District bingo will be held May 12 at Seventy Mile Access Centre (SMAC).

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and play starts at 6:30. For more information, call Vic at 250-456-2321.

Tea for 20

A tea was held at the community hall on April 25 to say goodbye to Sid and Deanna Stokes.

There were 20 residents at the hall wishing them well in their new home. They sold their house and will move to Kamloops at the end of April.


The Thompson-Nicola bookmobile will be in the area on May 12.

It will be at the South Green Lake Fire Hall from 10 to 11 a.m., and at the 70 Mile General Store from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.