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Posted on: June 1, 2020

City Playgrounds Open at Noon Today

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City Playgrounds Open at Noon Today

The City of Williams Lake will open its city playgrounds at noon today, and users are reminded to play by the rules and continue to follow physical distancing and hygiene protocols.

The decision to open the playgrounds wa...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City Hall Open for Limited Operations

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City Hall Open for Limited Operations

Williams Lake City Hall will re-open today for limited operations, including tax services and building permits and licenses only.

The re-opening includes regular business hours and is primarily for those unable to pay p...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

First Responders Honour Frontline Workers

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First Responders Honour Frontline Workers

First responders will stage their fourth salute to frontline workers this Saturday, May 30, as thanks for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Starting at 7 p.m. a parade of more than 40 vehicles will leave the ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Home Owner Grants and Deferred Tax Loans

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Home Owner Grants and Deferred Tax Loans

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The home owner grant is designed to help homeowners with their property taxes. To determine eligibility, please refer to the Explanatory Notes - Home Owner Grant on the back of your property tax noti...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

River Valley Remains Closed As Work Continues to Repair Flood Damage

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River Valley remains closed as work continues to repair flood damage

The River Valley Trail remains closed to the public due to heavy construction equipment needed to repair roads, bridges and a ruptured sewer pipe damaged by recent flooding.

Contractors co...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

FireSmart Fuel Mitigation Resumes Ahead of Wildfire Season

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FireSmart Fuel Mitigation Resumes Ahead of Wildfire Season

The City of Williams Lake will start the second phase of its FireSmart planning and fuel mitigation this spring in an effort to protect high risk areas and homes around the City ahead of the wildfi...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

City reviewing BC’s Restart Plan for Recreation Opportunities

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City reviewing BC’s Restart Plan for Recreation Opportunities

The City of Williams Lake is currently reviewing BC’s Restart Plan to determine the appropriate time to reopen recreation spaces and facilities, while still maintaining physi...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Firefighter Training Resumes on Smaller Scale

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Firefighter Training Resumes on Smaller Scale

The City of Williams Lake Fire Department will return to regular training later this month, although in smaller groups to maintain physical distancing practices.

Training for the 40-member paid-on-call crew will...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Water Service Upgrades Set to Start on Moon Avenue

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Water service upgrade set to start on Moon Avenue 

The City of Williams Lake expects to start work this week on water service upgrades on Moon Avenue.

Most of the work will occur between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, with the possibility of ex...

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