Barbara Roden

Police asking for assistance regarding trafffic fatality near Clinton

A single male occupant was killed on Oct. 21 when his car went off the highway.

Cache Creek elects new mayor for first time in 28 years

Newcomer Santo Talarico becomes Cache Creek mayor

Regional directors in Areas “E” and “I” returned

Sally Watson and Steve Rice returned, according to preliminary final counts.

Susan Swan wins Clinton mayor chair by one vote

Incumbent councillor defeats former mayor and two other contenders.

Golden Country: Daylight reveals the devastation and extent of the Hope Slide

Amid more rockslides and treacherous conditions, the search for the victims begins.

Theatre Diaries 4: Back to the beginning

Blocking is done, and everyone gets set to start all over again.

Golden Country: What starts as an inconvenient landslide near Hope swiftly becomes a tragedy

In the early morning of January 9, 1965, five people unknowingly made life and death decisions.

Theatre Diaries 3: A minor setback as the play moves forward

Rehearsals for Blithe Spirit are now underway with a vengeance.

B.C. sees spike in motorcylist deaths

Motorcyclists and drivers are urged to use caution and keep everyone safe

New water ski club looking for members in Ashcroft, Cache Creek and area

The club will be headquartered on Kamloops Lake, and no experience or equipment is required

Golden Country: In the darkness of a January evening in 1965, a killer lay in wait near Hope

Five people travelling from the Okanagan to the Lower Mainland had no idea what awaited them.

Ashcroft and District Fall Fair an a-MOO-zing success

From artwork to zucchinis (not to mention sheep), this year’s fair had something for everyone.

Black Powder Rendezvous returns to Cache Creek

The annual event was cancelled in 2017 because of the wildfire.

Cache Creek council votes to see what it would cost to rejoin transit system

Cache Creek left the system in 2013, and will ask to see what funding is needed to rejoin.

Government’s treatment of McAbee Fossil Beds called ‘cynical and irresponsible’

Dr. Bruce Archibald fears the site — already severely damaged — will return to the ‘bad old days’.

Local News Briefs: Some campfire bans rescinded

Plus a community barbecue, a community survey, computer training, Christmas card-making, and more.

Longtime Spences Bridge firefighter and volunteer honoured

Retired fire chief Arnie Oram was the well-deserved centre of attention at a recent celebration.

Nlaka’pamux basket-making honoured by Parks Canada

Ancient tradition of basket-weaving called an event of national historical significance

Small businesses, not-for-profits encouraged to take advantage of free upcoming workshops

Post-wildfire recovery is the goal, with workshops designed to help businesses strengthen and grow.

The Editor’s Desk: History is alive and well

Over the last six years, ‘Golden Country’ has tried to show that history isn’t as boring as you think.