Community

B.C. girl’s lemonade stand raises hundreds for wildfire victims

Hayden Rodgers, 6, fundraises for those affected by the fire and Surrey Memorial Hospital

Local News Briefs: Semlin Valley golf course closes

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

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.

Perseids meteor shower peaks this weekend

Smoke might interfere with viewing, but the show goes on regardless

Put the ‘Treat’ in treatment with BC Children’s Hospital fundraiser

Enjoy a Blizzard and help the kids during Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day this Thursday, Aug. 10

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Ashcroft Indian Band working to help everyone

In the fire aftermath, the AIB has stepped up to the plate; but staff are feeling exhausted.

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Team Island Quad comes to White Rock

     

    Five years of 4x4s

       

      Drumming their way to world-record fame for Canada 150

         

        CANADA 150: What makes you proud

           

          Multi-talented performer Tom Jackson tours Ashcroft Reserve

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

          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.

          Local News Briefs: The second annual MS Charity Golf Tournament is coming up

          Plus Miracle Treat Day, a new bus service to 100 Mile, and how to beat the heat.

          Samaritan’s Purse helps Ashcroft area evacuees rebuild their lives

          The organization was asked to help those on the Ashcroft Reserve and Boston Flats who lost homes.

          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.

          Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

          The Association is taking a break for summer, and hopes to see new members in September.

          • Aug 8th, 2017

          How to save money while on vacation

          People are encouraged to save energy and cash this summer with the help from B.C. Hydro’s list.

          • Aug 3rd, 2017

          RCMP check turns up lost dog in wildfire evacuation zone near Williams Lake

          Mounties say the possible border-collie cross has helped boost morale

          Golden Country: What’s in a name?

          Who were the Brink, Barnes, and Evans that Ashcroft streets are named after?

          Comings and Goings On in Spences Bridge

          The Bridge will be hopping when Desert Daze returns to town, August 11 - 12.

          • Aug 1st, 2017

          New dryer units donated to Ashcroft, Cache Creek, and Clinton fire departments

          Several local people and businesses teamed up to raise funds for the units.

          Many questions and concerns about wildfire raised at Ashcroft meeting.

          Close to 200 people attended the information meeting on July 25.

          • Aug 1st, 2017

          ‘Like driving through hell’ says Ashcroft fire chief.

          Chief Josh White recalls the recent fire and the ‘nightmare scenario’ when communications failed.

          Village of Clinton still on evacuation order

          Crews are doing controlled burns to try to contain the fire, and alerts and orders have been issued.