Celebration

Ucluelet garbageman Frank Thomas Trodden took this photo of just some of the bounty he received during an appreciation day held in his honour to thank him for his hard work and positive attitude. (Photo courtesy of Frank Thomas Trodden)

B.C. small town shows its ‘Frank Appreciation’ for popular garbage collector

“Thanks Frank for doing a great job. We really do appreciate you.”

 

Jane Gagnon holds up balloons left over from celebrating her 100th birthday Aug. 14, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

‘I just love to live’: Vernon woman celebrates 100th birthday

Jane Gagnon celebrated her 100th birthday Aug. 14.

 

A cowboy on stilts with a lasso was one of the features of Elkford’s Wildcat Days celebrations in 2022. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

GALLERY: Elkford’s Wildcat Days celebration returns to town in 2022

Festivities were taking place in Elkford from July 1 to 3

 

From left: Sharon Keeler, Clive Keeler, Stu Henschel, Bill Dortman, Maxine Wilder, Barry Wilder, Marg Henschel. The group was present on July 1 for the beginning of Elkford’s 2022 Wildcat Days and belated 50th anniversary celebrations. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)
From left: Sharon Keeler, Clive Keeler, Stu Henschel, Bill Dortman, Maxine Wilder, Barry Wilder, Marg Henschel. The group was present on July 1 for the beginning of Elkford’s 2022 Wildcat Days and belated 50th anniversary celebrations. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)