Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Williams Lake News - Tuesday Sept 20th edition

Over at the Williams Lake Tribune:

* Scott Nelson and Kerry Cook clash over Cariboo Lodge contract - see here
* Steve Mazur (CRD Area 'E') and Rick Mumford (CRD Area 'K') explain their decisions not to seek re-election.  See here

For the record - the following CRD Directors' are seeking re-election, as of this morning

Area 'A' Director Ted Armstrong
Area 'C' Director John Massier
Area 'D' Director Deb Bischoff
Area 'F' Director Joan Sorley
Area 'G' Director Al Richmond
Area 'I' Director Jim Glassford
Area 'J' Director Alex Bracewell
Area 'L' Director Bruce Rattray

Only Area 'B' Director Roberta Faust and Area 'H' Director Art Dumaresq have not made their re-election plans known

There are no new election announcements to report from Wells, Quesnel, Williams Lake, 100 Mile or both School Districts #28 (Quesnel) and #27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin)

* Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett talks about the upcoming UBCM Convention in the last week of September - see here
* Brian Battison (Taseko VP - Corporate Affairs) says "fact based conversation" needed on new Prosperity  Gold-Copper Project - see here
* Robert Swears says if City of WL can adopt a bylaw to regulate shipping containers, how about one for barking dogs? - see here

Over at Williams Lake Independent Community Television or WLCTV, Rick Roy has posted his two latest pieces of work:

a) "Art Walk" Wrap-UP Event - view here
b) Interviews with Independent Cariboo-North MLA Bob Simpson & City of WL Mayor Kerry Cook - view here

Finally - WL City Councillor Laurie Walters, via Twitter, asks:

Would like to know your thoughts on Williams Lake having an off leash Dog Park and if you like the idea where would it be?

Good question... - if you want to contact her with your own thoughts, her Twitter account is @CITYCOUNSELLOR, find her on Facebook or via email at lwalters@williamslake.ca


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