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Green Party candidate takes exception to NDP claim of vote stealing

Arthur Green says it is the job of all politicians to take votes from other parties.

Kudis to handbell choir for outstanding concert

A reader writes to congratulate the Desert Bells Handbell Choir.

Thanks for supporting Ashcroft Art Show

A reader writes to thank the community for its support during the 50th annual show.

There are very few legitimate excuses for not getting out to vote.

More than 20 per cent of Fraser-Nicola voters voted in advance polls

The riding was 21st in the province, out of 87 ridings, in terms of the percentage of voters who took advantage of early voting.

There are very few legitimate excuses for not getting out to vote.

Sympathies to community and family from former Swuqmish fire chief

A reader writes to let area firefighters know that, as a former firefighter, he shares their grief.

'Whiskey' by Heidi Roy was the People's Choice first place winner (adult category) at this year's Ashcroft Fine Art Show and Sale.

Winners from the Ashcroft Art Show

Adults and children vote in separate categories, for their first and second choices among the paintings on display.

'Whiskey' by Heidi Roy was the People's Choice first place winner (adult category) at this year's Ashcroft Fine Art Show and Sale.

Health care not a Liberal Party priority

A reader writes about the "systemic dismantling' of services at the Ashcroft Hospital.

Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart.

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Jackie Tegart

Liberal Jackie Tegart, the incumbent, is looking to win a second term as the MLA for Fraser-Nicola.

Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart.

Medical staffing at Ashcroft Hospital is critical

A reader writes with concerns about understaffing at the hospital, and what happens if someone leaves.

NDP candidate Harry Lali.

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Harry Lali

The four-time MLA, who was defeated in the riding in 2013, is hoping to once again represent Fraser-Nicola.

NDP candidate Harry Lali.

Thrift stores feeling the PST pinch with new rules

A reader writes to protest the provincial government collecting sales tax on items sold in thrift and secondhand stores.

Ashcroft art show and tea a success

A reader writes with some fond memories of the recent events and paintings of long ago.

Laura Martin (left) from Second Time Around with Karma Kubbernus

Generous grants from Second Time Around

The organization recently gave grants to four area groups, to help them with their activities.

Laura Martin (left) from Second Time Around with Karma Kubbernus
Social Credit candidate Michael Henshall.

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Michael Henshall

One of only two Social Credit candidates running in this election, Henshall wants to see politicians getting back to work for the people.

Social Credit candidate Michael Henshall.

Thank you from the seniors centre

A reader writes to thank all who supported the recent Strawberry Tea at the seniors centre.

Green Party candidate Arthur Green.

Meet the Fraser-Nicola candidates: Arthur Green

The Green Party candidate in Fraser-Nicola is running on a platform of job creation, infrastructure building, and the environment.

Green Party candidate Arthur Green.
Fraser-Nicola Social Credit candidate Michael Henshall.

Social Credit candidate running in Fraser-Nicola

Michael Henshall is carrying the flag for the SoCreds in the provincial election.

Fraser-Nicola Social Credit candidate Michael Henshall.
FLOWER POWER: Members of the Sage Sound Singers choir flashed back to the days of flower power with “Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In”

Tribute to Broadway concert an outstanding success

More than 300 people attended the concert from the Sage Sound Singers, which featured well-known Broadway standards.

FLOWER POWER: Members of the Sage Sound Singers choir flashed back to the days of flower power with “Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In”

Better at Home ‘thrilled’ with Health Care Auxiliary donation

A reader writes to thank the Auxiliary for their recent donation.

What has been done about invasive plants?

A reader writes to ask what has been done in the region to date to stop the spread of invasive species.