Around 30 residents at recycling meeting

Victor Popiel’s regular correspondence for the 70 Mile area

Around 30 residents attended a meeting at the 70 Mile Community Hall concerning recycling.

Sally Watson described the changes in the way products will be sorted.

The changes will take place over a period of time at all recycling locations.

SMAC news

Welcome to Marion who has volunteered to work in the thrift store. Her assistance is appreciated.

Anyone telephoning the centre will find the line out of order.

A tree fell over the wires and repairs are required.

VFD news

A general meeting will be held Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at the fire hall. Visitors are welcome.

The next fire practice will be held Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. at the fire hall. New volunteers are encouraged to attend.

Community Hall news

Volunteers met in the hall to clean and spruce up the place. Some painting was done and the floors were washed.


The Thompson Nicola bookmobile will be here on Feb. 8.

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 12:30 p.m.

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