First bottle drive of the year

Doris Rufli’s regular correspondence for Forest Grove.

The Forest Grove Elementary School is calling on all residents and visitors in and around the community to have their bottles, cans and drink cartons ready for pickup or delivery.

CPAC and staff members, together with students and volunteers will be ready at the Forest Grove Storage Lot (located on the access road to the post office and the Legion) on May 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to deal with the first bottle drive of the year. Please drop off your recyclables and enjoy a hot dog lunch onsite or have them ready for collection if you live in Forest Grove or nearby.

For more details or to arrange a pickup, please contact Richard Bergen at 250-397-2876.

Darts

The Blind Draw Goofie Newfie Shoot will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 261, Forest Grove, on May 27. Registration ($10) will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., toe line is at 11 a.m. RV parking and camping are available at the nearby camping ground – access road off the community hall parking lot on 4489 Eagle Creek Road. For details please contact Chuck Kyler at 250-395-4982 or by emailing chuck_kyler@hotmail.ca.

Legion News

Two musical nights and dancing are scheduled this month after the weekly meat draw:

On May 20, Johnny G from Quesnel will be playing a variety of music from 7 to 11:30 p.m and on May 27, the popular Karaoke with Dodi is scheduled, starting around 7:30 p.m.

Everybody is invited and children are welcome to stay till 10 p.m. Please contact the Forest Grove Legion at 250-397-2455 for details.

Farewell

Ramona Pfnister had been a Legion member for almost 30 years when she attended the 2006 Christmas Dinner at the Forest Grove Legion. Despite the 30 minutes’ drive each way from 108 Mile Ranch, she attended many an event in the Grove over the years. For health reasons, Ramona had to leave her beloved South Cariboo on March 29, to move closer to her daughter’s home in Courtney on Vancouver Island.

Just Posted

Morning Jan. 15: slippery conditions with fog on area Highways

The roads and weather for the South Cariboo

South Cariboo photo contest; $100 Chamber Bucks prize

Help us get photos for our tourism publications

Joel Patsey of the Wranglers is rearing for chance in Top Prospects Game

“I’ve been working all season to get this opportunity,” said Patsey. “I’m happy that it happened.”

Crafter’s Market opens in downtown 100 Mile House

Indoor, year-round spaces available for locally-made products

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag for Canada at 2018 Olympics

The pair earned a gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games

Diplomacy on agenda at North Korea summit in Vancouver

Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting Tuesday to discuss security and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions

‘Reprehensible’: Trudeau abortion policy raises ire of U.S. right

“This man is reprehensible,” tweeted former White House staffer Sebastian Gorka

‘I shouldn’t have to have a husband:’ Winnipeg woman criticizes men-only club

Jodi Moskal discovered the Winnipeg Squash Racquet Club continues to ban women as members, as it has done since opening in 1909.

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

The false alarm came two days after Hawaii’s emergency management department sent a mistaken warning

Toronto girl dies after being pinned between vehicles while picked up from school

Police say an SUV with no driver in it rolled forward and pinned the girl against her father’s car

Freezing rain warning in effect for B.C. Southern Interior

Environment Canada issued the freezing rain warning for most of the Southern Interior Tuesday morning

Most Read