Mayor Kerry Cook

Teachers, administrators, volunteers put together amazing grad ceremony

My prayers go out to the families of the three RCMP members killed in Moncton last week:

Congratulations grads and all the best on your journey

It was a pleasure to welcome hundreds of delegates to the 2014 B.C. Elks and Royal Purple Association 86th Annual Provincial Conference.

Congratulations to the Williams Lake Chamber of Commerce

Congratulations to the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce, which has been honoured as the 2014 B.C. Chamber of the Year!

Two national retailers coming to Williams Lake

Platform Properties announced that Sport Chek and Bulk Barn will both be coming to Williams Lake this fall.

New Williams Lake budget plans for the future

On Tuesday, Council passed the 2014 budget and five-year financial plan, and gave three readings to the tax rate bylaw.

Long-term financial management a priority for city

Council recently gave the first three readings to the 2014-2018 financial plan.

Budget discussed

Budget discussions continued April 22 as council deliberated the 2014 budget and the five-year financial plan.

Congrats to new Walk-Rite owners

On behalf of council and the city, I want to say a heartfelt thank you to the hundreds of dedicated volunteers in Williams Lake

Rural B.C. projects steering committee moves forward

Mayor Kerry Cook spent last Monday in Victoria meeting with the Rural BC Project Steering Committee.

Congratulations Stampeders and rep teams

The Stampeders capped off a great week of hockey in Williams Lake Saturday by beating Terrace 6-2 in the Coy Cup final.

Come out and cheer on our defending Coy Cup champs

Last week was a very busy week. After the New Prosperity no decision was made, I met with our local MLAs, Donna Barnett and Coralee Oakes.

Disappointed in rejection of New Prosperity Mine

Words can’t describe the range of emotion I’ve felt since the federal government’s no decision on the $1.5-billion New Prosperity mine.

Guest book available to sign for hometown hero

Mayor Kerry Cook invites the public to sign a guest book to recognize and support hometown hero Carey Price.

Mines, highways, schools and Olympians

The visit to Ottawa last week to make sure politicians heard about the support for the New Prosperity project was a productive one.

Group shows support in Ottawa for New Prosperity

I was in Ottawa this week with a group to promote the New Prosperity project.

Community forum works to build partnerships

Council attended a very successful Community to Community forum with the Cariboo Regional District and the Williams Lake Indian Band.

Building permit numbers look good

Building permit numbers continue to look good, with another $3 million coming in since the third quarter update.

Great ideas at summit

Last week, I represented Williams Lake at the BC Business Summit, featuring leaders from the province’s business community.

Still in the process

The New Prosperity federal review panel report has been submitted to the Minister of Environment.

Our future is in good hands

The City and the Ministry of Transportation held a well-attended forum on the Highway 97 improvements Monday night at the Gibraltar Room.