Barbara Roden

Barbara posted 836 stories to Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal.
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Loon Lake community meeting tells returning residents what to expect

‘It’s been a tough five weeks’ says one person as residents prepare to return home.

  • Aug 20th, 2017 4:30pm

Emergency Social Services centre now set up in Cache Creek

The centre can assist all area residents under an Evacuation Order.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

Tour of Cache Creek fire camp shows extent of firefighting efforts

The camp, which has now been moved to Big Sky, accommodated up to 300 crew members.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

MP Jati Sidhu visits riding to view Elephant Hill wildfire damage

Mp says ‘The people of this riding have always come together to help one another in times of need.’

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

Elephant Hill wildfire balloons to 168,000 hectares

Growth in the north and northeast portions of the fire accounted for most of the increase.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

The Editor’s Desk: Business takes a hit

This wildfire season has been disastrous for local businesses; but there are ways you can help.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

Local News Briefs: Semlin Valley golf course closes

Plus a food drive at the Ashcroft pool, sewing camp, and a Drive Smart quiz.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

Drivers need to share the road with cyclists

More cyclists are now out and about, so keep safe whether you are on two wheels or four.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

Fraser-Nicola MLA says Liberal leadership race will lead to renewal for the party

But Jackie Tegart is saddened that there was a ‘right time’ for Liberal leader Christy Clark to go.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

Wildfire News Briefs: Relief centre set up for Boston Flats residents

Plus investigators exonerate rail companies as cause of the Elephant Hill wildfire, and more.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 3:00pm

Evacuation order changed to alert for Clinton, Highway 97 corridor

As of 4 p.m. on August 15, Clinton residents can return home after 17 days on evacuation order.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 12:15pm

How to cope with stress after the wildfires

Stress will vary from person to person; but there are ways of dealing with it, and helping others.

  • Aug 15th, 2017 11:00am

Train rail activity eliminated as cause of Elephant Hill wildfire

RCMP and BC Wildfire Service say that train traffic or related rail activities not the cause.

  • Aug 11th, 2017 4:00pm

Evacuation Order changed to Alert for properties between Chasm and 70 Mile

Some residents along the Highway 97 corridor between Chasm and 70 Mile are now able to return.

  • Aug 9th, 2017 6:45pm

TNRD to livestream Elephant Hill wildfire meeting on August 10

The livestream will be available in Cache Creek, 100 Mile, and Kamloops, as well as on Facebook.

  • Aug 9th, 2017 3:00pm

Local businesses suffering in fire aftermath

Responses to a business hotline indicate that the wildfires are having a serious impact.

  • Aug 8th, 2017 4:30pm

Multi-talented performer Tom Jackson tours Ashcroft Reserve

The Red Cross ambassador wanted to get a feel for the land that has been scarred.

  • Aug 8th, 2017 4:30pm

Golden Country: The Central Boarding School in Cache Creek

From 1874 to 1890, Cache Creek played host to a boarding school; not without some controversy.

  • Aug 8th, 2017 4:30pm

Wildfire News Briefs: People still lighting campfires despite ban

Plus off-road vehicle prohibition, money for livestock fencing, BC Liquor Store donations, and more.

  • Aug 8th, 2017 4:30pm

Museum open house will also feature historic walking tour

Check out the new QuestUpon augmented reality app, then take a tour of the former Public Building.

  • Aug 8th, 2017 4:30pm