Senior Resident Passes

Victor Popiel’s regular correspondence for the 70 Mile area.

Condolences go out to the Huber family on the passing of Frank Huber Sr. on May 6. He was 93.

A celebration of life will be held May 27 at 2 p.m. at the Huber Farm.

If you plan to attend please call Dennis at 250-456- 6050.


I spent two hours watching election coverage only to find out that the results are still unclear. Sally Watson, running in Cariboo-Chilcotin, made a good showing but was not able to catch Donna Barnett. Will the Green Party hold the balance of power? Who guessed that.


The poker tournament scheduled for May 14 was cancelled. The next game will be held June 11 at Elaine’s Poker Palace.

Play starts at 12 noon.


There were 12 players at the bingo held May 9. The big g-ball pot has not yet been won. Next bingo will be held May 23 at SMAC, with play starting at 7 p.m.

Yard Sales

The time has come once again for the annual VFD yard sales at Green Lake. Watch posters for starting times.

Residents recovering

Elsie Trottier is back home recovering after a bout of pneumonia. She is still not able to work at SMAC.

Leroy Hart will be in for surgery and will be out of commission for three months. We wish him a speedy recovery.

VFD news

A general meeting of the 70 Mile House VFD will be held May 28 at the fire hall on Willow Drive starting at 10 a.m.

Everyone is welcome to attend.


The Thompson Nicola bookmobile will be in the area on May 25. 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.

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