Ryan’s Squad win Snowball Tourney

Diana Forster's regular contribution to the 100 Mile House Free Press

The Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department’s (DLDVFD) entry for the Feb. 12 Outhouse Races was manned by firefighters (left) Lorelei Jones

Congratulations go to DLDVFD’s Feb. 12 Outhouse entry, The Runny Situation, which placed second in the Mixed Hidden Time race.

Starting March 8, Mountain Spruce Community Events Centre (7571 Pettyjohn Rd, Sulphurous) will be holding a book exchange/sale from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday.

Art classes are also a possibility! If you would like to attend a “think tank,” call Genny at 250-593-4544.

 

Snowball Tournament

Seven teams competed in Feb. 11 and 12’s Ryan Larson Memorial Snow Ball Tournament, which originated in 1985, but changed its name in 1996 to honour then-13 year old Ryan who passed away from meningitis that year.

The trophy went to Ryan’s Squad, captained by Ryan’s brothers Derek and Devon Larson. The Horny Devils of Kamloops came second and The Bad Dogs third.

The Larsons said there was lots of snow and beautiful weather, making for a wonderful tournament, and wish to express their appreciation to all the players who came from far and wide.

 

Fairy Garden Container Contests

In addition to the Fairy Garden and Container Contests, the 60th Bridge Lake Fair, Aug. 19 and 20, is offering a special “Canada 150” People’s Choice contest. Entrants of any age may enter any one hand- or home-made item. No points will be awarded, just a $25 prize to the winner.

The Container Contest requires plants to be grown in “any used child’s toy.” No points will be awarded, but winners receive the following prizes: first, $50 gift certificate from Horse Lake Garden Centre; second, $25 cash from La Petite Diane Antique Restoration; and third, $10 from Danco’s.

No points are awarded for the Fairy Garden contest, which offers four age groups: adult, $25 prize; ages 12-15, $10; ages nine to 11, $10; ages eight and under, $10.

 

Celebrations

Birthday bubbly goes to Melissa Grahn, Pat Lytton, Helen Versluis, Wes Greig, Wayne Jarvis; and Ken Wright who turns 75.

 

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers

• Crib, Deka Firehall, 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 3.

• Highway 24/Interlakes Lions meet 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 6 at the Interlakes Community Centre (ICC.)

• Call 250-593-4869 by March 17 to book a 30-minute foot reflexology massage at ICC with Piri de Vries, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., March 20.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Theft from vehicle in 100 Mile House

The weekly RCMP report for the South Cariboo

IH requests funding support from CCRHD for Williams Lake and 100 Mile House

$1.355,420 request would support projects at CMH, OMH and Fischer Place

LETTER: Workers deserve more praise

A letter to the editor of the 100 Mile Free Press

$10,000 for Gold Rush Trails marketing video and Billie Bouchie Day celebrations

‘We were very impressed by the calibre of both projects’

Community Spirit: Going above and beyond academic expectations

Some students love going to school, some go, well, because they have… Continue reading

Kids across Canada more at risk of hospitalization from flu this season: doctor

Dr. Theresa Tam said influenza B does not usually peak until February or later

Closed mills, housing surge support a positive forecast for lumber industries

B.C. lumber producers have closed mills accounting for 18% of province’s capacity, RBC report says

Good Samaritan pays part of rent for B.C. woman facing eviction in can-collecting dispute

Zora Hlevnjak, 76, supplements her pension by collecting cans and receiving public donations

Kelowna’s ‘Baby Mary’ finds biological parents after more than 30 years

Geneologist and DNA test helped her connect with her biological parents

Kelowna hotel to award couples for baby-making with Nooner deal

The deal includes a free stay every Valentine’s Day for the next 18 years

‘Scariest boat ride of my life’: Passengers trapped by ice on rocky B.C. ferry sailing

The Nimpkish docked in Bella Coola on Jan.12 coated in a thick layer of ice

B.C. pair ordered to pay $55,000 for oil tank discovered four years after selling home

Judge says defendants breached contract, despite being unaware of tank until basement flooded

Canada to give $25,000 to families of each Canadian who died in Iran plane crash

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also made it clear that Canada still expects Iran to compensate victims

Oil and gas industry applauds top court’s dismissal of B.C.’s Trans Mountain case

The high court’s ruling Thursday removes one of the remaining obstacles for the project

Most Read