Year: 2013

Rockin’ into town
Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived in Ashcroft on the coldest night of this winter, and everyone loved it.

Wire Service / December 11, 2013

Ottawa puts on pipeline push
The federal government has stepped up its sales pitch for new pipelines to the B.C. coast, and the stakes are high

Tom Fletcher / December 10, 2013

Premier congratulates Ashcroft CiB
MLA Jackie Tegart relayed Premier Christy Clark's congratulations to Ashcroft for placing first in the national Communities in Bloom.

Wire Service / December 4, 2013

Christmas is best served up cold
Adversity (ie. crummy cold weather) throws us together; hot and sweaty is best spent on the beach.

Wendy Coomber / December 4, 2013

Minister Flaherty way off target
Writer questions federal finance minister's seeming support for Rob Ford over that of his duty to Toronto.

Wire Service / December 4, 2013

New executive for WRAPS
Barbara Roden replaces John Kidder as president of Ashcroft's Winding Rivers Arts and Performance Society.

Contributed / December 4, 2013

Ring out, merry bells
Cache Creek's Desert Bells Handbell Choir begins its Christmas concert season.

Wire Service / December 4, 2013

New iPad owner
Peoples Drug Mart in Ashcroft had a great time giving away prizes drawn from their Grand Re-opening in November.

Wire Service / December 4, 2013

Ottawa vows ‘world class’ oil safety
Southern Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver are already at "very high risk" from existing tanker traffic, mostly from Alaska

Tom Fletcher / December 4, 2013

Early Christmas from Peoples
Peoples Drug Mart in Ashcroft had a field day giving away prizes from their Nov. 19 draws.

Wire Service / December 4, 2013