Watch and North Green Lake news

Bursary available to students continuing education, training

The 70 Mile and Area Community Fund Bursary is now available.

A bursary of $300 is available for the continuing education or skills training of a resident of Watch Lake, Green Lake, Pressy Lake, 70 Mile House and surrounding areas. Consideration will also be given to those who can show a close connection to this area.

To apply, send a letter of 300 to 500 words and include your goals, educational plans, and your connection to the area. Include any volunteer work, extra-curricular activities, and community service.

Send your application to The 70 Mile and Area Fund; c/o S. Wheeler; Box 29; 70 Mile House, B.C.; V0K 2K0, or e-mail at before April 30.

This bursary can be used by any student, young or old, for further education or skill training. Proof of registration will be required.

Apple pies

Once again, the Watch Lake North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department (WLNGLVFD) Auxiliary will be making apple pies on May 10 for the bake and garage sale on May 21.

If you are interested in purchasing the pies prior to the day of the sale, contact the writer or Helen Eagle at 250-456-2413 to reserve your pies.

Table rentals

Tables will be available for anyone who wants to sell crafts or their wares during the bake and garage sale. The table rentals will be $10 each, and if you are interested, please contact Pat at 250-456-7436.


WLNGLVFD meets every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. commencing April. New volunteers are always welcome. If you can find the time, come and join.

Watch Lake & District Women’s Institute (WLDWI) meets every third Wednesday of the month at the Watch Lake Community Hall (WLCH). Social and crafts at 11 a.m. and the meeting at 12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. New members are welcome.

The Watch Lake-Green Lake Community Association meets every second Wednesday of the month at the WLCH. The social is at 7 p.m., with the meeting at 7:30.