Barbara Roden

Are you a victim of the thermostat wars?

The battle over the thermostat is quite heated in many households.

B.C. opioid overdoses still killing four people a day, health officials say

Kamloops, Thompson Cariboo region see an increase in deaths over 2017

Community Income Tax volunteers will be at local libraries to help with tax returns

Lower-income singles and families can take advantage of free tax return service

It’s tax time, and that means the CRA tax scam is ramping up

Scammers are getting more sophisticated as they try to fleece consumers

Local News Briefs: Free Family Day weekend movie at the HUB

Plus an ice fishing derby, a Fancy Schmancy Tea Party, the Million Dollar Bursary is back, and more.

Technology allows TNRD residents to see the heat

A new library program allows residents to borrow a thermal imaging camera and check for heat loss

The Editor’s Desk: You should’ve asked

A comic about what a French author calls the ‘mental load’ strikes a chord

Theatre Diary 3: It’s hard to say no

Once theatre gets into your blood, it’s a hard thing to shake

Youth drivers need to stay safe behind the wheel

Distracted driving is just one factor behind youth fatalities and accidents on B.C.’s roads.

Cache Creek Town Hall meeting addresses community’s concerns about crime

Residents had questions about the recent homicide, transients, Block Watch, and more.

Cold enough for you? Power use spikes as temperatures drop

Power consumption records could be broken as cold spell is set to continue.

Golden Country: Does ‘X’ mark the spot in Oregon Jack Valley?

A map might indicate the location of missing stolen gold.

It’s an Art Attack for Ashcroft Arts Club members

In the run-up to this year’s Art Show, members attend an ‘abstract painting’ lesson.

Local News Briefs: Free Ladies Night at the Ashcroft Curling Club

Plus free workshops, Meal and a Movie, a hockey fundraiser, events at Drylands Arena, and more.

Search suspended for missing Merritt cowboy

Ben Tyner was last seen on Jan. 26, and the search for him was suspended on Feb. 3.

The Editor’s Desk: Technology is a double-edged sword

Technology can do wonders, but we have to be careful how we use it (and what we believe)

The real power battle on Super Bowl day isn’t during the game

BC Hydro says power use goes up before the game, not during it, as people get ready for kick-off.

Third closure of Ashcroft emergency department in six weeks

Emergency department to close night of Sunday, Feb. 10.

One man in custody following robbery at Cache Creek Husky station

A lone male produced a knife and got away with cash and lottery tickets

Theatre Diary 2: Things are coming together

With only five weeks until opening night, cast and crew start knuckling down