Green Lake Snowmobile Club fun ride slated

Important community news about 70 Mile House and south Green Lake

The annual Winterfest Poker Ride will be held Dec. 31.

This is a 50-kilometre ride around Green Lake starting at the South Green Lake Snowmobile Clubhouse.

Coffee and donuts will be available before the run with hotdogs, hamburgers and chips at the end.

Entry is by donation with the proceeds going to the BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities.

For information call, Sue at 250-456-6806.


Christmas dinner

The annual Community Christmas Dinner will be held Dec. 17 at the 70 Mile Community Hall.

There is no cost, but folks are asked to bring a donation for the food bank.

Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and tickets are available at the 70 Mile General Store or at the Seventy Mile Access Centre (SMAC).


Election result

The election Nov. 19 had two challengers for the position of Thompson-Nicola Regional District Area E (Bonaparte Plateau) director.

Sally Watson was returned for another three-year term by defeating former Clinton mayor Roland Stanke 129 to 67.


Poker tourney

The November poker tournament drew 25 players.

The winners were: first, Ray Olsen; second, Peter Fremlin; third, John Kozakevich; fourth, Rod Taylor; and fifth, Marty Kolt.

The next tournament will be held Dec. 10 at the 70 Mile Community Hall. Doors open at 11 a.m., and play starts at 1 p.m.

For information, call Elaine at 250-456-7391 or Vic at 250-456-2321.



Bingo has been drawing 15 to 20 players.

The loonie pot was won Nov. 10, but the G-ball pot is now more than $100.

The next bingo will be on Dec. 8 at the 70 Mile Community Hall. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and play starts at 7 p.m. For more information, call Vic at 250-456-2321.


SMAC meeting

The next access centre general meeting will be held Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. at the centre. Everyone is welcome.



The Thompson-Nicola bookmobile will be in the area on Dec. 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 1 p.m.