Craft and flea market planned for Lone Butte Community Hall

Community news happening around the Horse Lake and Lone Butte area

Longtime Lone Butte resident Gerry Blais celebrated his 80th birthday surrounded by friends and family who travelled from throughout British Columbia to help him welcome another milestone year.

Longtime Lone Butte resident Gerry Blais celebrated his 80th birthday surrounded by friends and family who travelled from throughout British Columbia to help him welcome another milestone year.

Vendors who would like to sell their crafty creations or people who would just like to start spring cleaning early are invited to rent a table for the craft and flea market to be held at the Lone Butte Community Hall on March 29.

It’s still a bit too early for treasure hunting at yard sales, so come out to do some buying and selling at this event. Give Pat McKay a call at 250-395-2114 or Audrey Burnell-Higgs at 250-395-4206 to book your spot.

 

Structure fire

The Lone Butte Fire Department responded to a fire at 4:30 p.m. in the 5700 block of Highway 24 on Feb. 12.

Both Lone Butte and 100 Mile House firefighters attended the scene with 17 members combined. The fire was quickly extinguished and confined to one part of the structure. No occupants were injured and the cause in unknown.

 

Wear some pink

Anti-bullying day is on Feb. 26, and students at Horse Lake Elementary School (HLES) are asked to show their support by sporting something pink.

 

Family fun night

The HLES Parent Advisory Council is looking for some able bodied helpers to lend a hand for the annual Family Fun Night at the school, Feb. 28.

If you can make popcorn or cotton candy, blow up balloons, or bake cupcakes, they would love your help.

Students and families will be looking to have some fun participating in games and receiving prizes and treats for their efforts. Everyone is welcome.

 

Basketball tournaments

On the afternoon of Feb. 26, the Grade 6 girls playing hard, and on Feb. 27, the Grade 7 girls will be squaring off against other local teams at HLES.

The grade 6 and 7 boys will also be fighting for positions on the same days, but at Mile 108 Elementary School.