Barbara Roden

Firefighters battling two blazes on Highway 1 south of Ashcroft

Highway has reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic led by a pilot car so expect delays

Counselling support available for those impacted by wildfires

New, confidential, free service in region designed for families or individuals

Do you know these women?

Identity of two subjects of portraits by Ashcroft artist being sought

Don’t flush them: dispose of old drugs to keep everyone safe

Get rid of old or out-of-date medications safely

Local News Briefs: Come out and rock

Join Rawkn’ Art Camp participants as they show off their accomplishments, and stay for a concert

Lytton River Festival promises something for everyone

From stand-up comedy to chicken poop bingo, it’s all in Lytton over Labour Day

Muscle car raffle ticket proceeds go to a good cause

Habitat for Humanity Kamloops raffling off 1968 Camaro to raise funds for projects

NDIT offers consulting rebates for businesses impacted by mill closures

Small- and medium-sized businesses can offset the cost of hiring a consultant to assist them

Reports on seniors’ needs, downtown show way forward for Cache Creek

‘I hope they won’t gather dust’ says Cache Creek mayor

The Editor’s Desk: There’s no right to know

Think you have a right to know all about the recent police manhunt? Think again

Fires on Highway 1, CN mainline keep Ashcroft firefighters busy

Two vehicle fires and a rail fire sparked within an 11-day span

Highway 1 near Ashcroft has reopened following vehicle fire

Drivers should expect delays in the area of Cornwall Road

Build your own bridge at Ashcroft Museum open house

Learn the history of Ashcroft’s bridges, and build your own, at by-donation event

COPD clinic allows people to breathe easier

Community paramedics were on hand to help people manage their respiratory illnesses

Local News Briefs: The Sage Sound Singers choir is looking for new members

Plus an Outlaw Country concert, piano lessons, a Rawkn’ Art Camp, an invasive plant, and more

New, higher standards going into force for B.C.’s highways in winter

Contractors will need to act faster and do more patrols when winter storms hit

Public input sought on Interior forest sector

Government will be holding meetings and seeking online submissions to inform the way forward

The Editor’s Desk: Armchair experts not wanted

In the wake of the disappearance of two teens wanted for murder, lots of people are expert trackers

TNRD has new tool to help protect against wildfires

Custom-built Structural Protection Unit can be deployed throughout the region

Off-duty cop spots cannabis growing during Revelstoke garden tour

Police seized marijuana plants after Mountie on a day off spots something out of place