Barbara Roden

Cache Creek Elementary School wins $100,000 in playground improvements

The school was one of three winners in the BCAA Play Here initiative.

Ashcroft Hell Climb is more than just a bike ride

The annual ride has come by its name honestly.

Harmony Bell is waiting to ring for world peace

Ashcroft’s newest artwork sprang from the community.

Lions Club supports Better at Home programs

Club was instrumental in bringing Better at Home to the community.

Local News Briefs: WRAPS auditioning for next play

Plus a movie, a concert, an AGM, mine tours, and much more.

Mosquitoes are back, and in larger numbers than usual

A few simple steps can reduce the menace of potentially harmful bugs.

New Ashcroft water treatment plant breaks ground

It’s been 10 years in the making, but work is now starting on new plant.

New community paramedic is no stranger to the area

Philip Schuberg is looking forward to his new role helping residents with their health care needs.

The Editor’s Desk: The mosquito menace

All your questions about the bloodthirsty vampires answered.

Walhachin cenotaph honours the town’s soldiers

The more than 100 men who fought in World War I now commemorated by new memorial.

Golden Country: The Cariboo Wagon Road part one

Among the Royal Engineers’ chief tasks was constructing a new Cariboo Wagon Road.

Local business favourites honoured at symposium

Participants in survey were asked to name favourite Gold Country eateries, markets, and more.

Local News Briefs: A celebration on the Ashcroft Reserve

Plus the Boil Water Notice in Ashcroft is over, a pottery class and movie night at the HUB, and more

New Gold Rush Trail quest rolled out

Augmented reality quest goes from Vancouver to Barkerville and takes in more thn 200 missions.

New urgent primary care facility in Kamloops will serve entire region

Clinic at Royal Inland Hospital will relieve pressure on emergency department.

The Editor’s Desk: It’s good to talk

The simple act of talking to someone else about stressful events can be a huge help.

School District No. 74 trustees vote to close Lytton Elementary School

Approval of bylaw means Kumsheen Secondary will become K–12 facility.

Ash-Creek TV Society leaves TV behind to concentrate on radio

The society hopes to be able to play a bigger role in the event of future emergencies.

Happening at the HUB: Summer camps

There are youth summer camps for all tastes at the Ashcroft HUB.

Local News Brief: Soup’s On looking for volunteers

Plus the Allie Lake wildfire is 100 per cent contained, but the fire area remains dangerous.