Contributed

Christmas hampers couldn’t happen without volunteers

A reader writes about this year's Ashcroft and area Christmas hamper program.

Thank you for kindnesses

A reader writes to express thanks following a bereavement.

Moving past our differences

A reader writes in praise of recent initiatives by the United States and Japan to overcome past differences.

A man from Ontario who was breaching probation was located in Cache Creek.

Ashcroft RCMP Detachment Police Report: Another theft at the CardLock

The theft at the CardLock on Highway 1 at Higvhway 97C is at least the third one at the site in recent weeks.

A man from Ontario who was breaching probation was located in Cache Creek.

A Christmas treat

A reader writes in praise of last week's editorial about (seemingly) never-ending Christmas music.

Volunteers from Zion United Church volunteer at Soup's On on December 16.

Soup’s On grateful for community support

The hard work and donations of many people keep the weekly service open to all.

Volunteers from Zion United Church volunteer at Soup's On on December 16.

Christmas thanks

Three readers write to thank a kind donor for Christmas cookies.

Ashcroft RCMP Detachment Police Report: Attempted theft of pick-up truck

Plus a targeted home invasion in Cache Creek and a road rage incident.

Jolly Christmas tree ornaments.

‘Hello Santa: Would your reindeers like some carrots?’

Letters to Santa from the grade 1/2 class at Desert Sands Community School.

Jolly Christmas tree ornaments.
Santa and his reindeer.

‘PS: How did you become Santa?’

Letters to Santa from the grade 2/3 class at Desert Sands Community School.

Santa and his reindeer.

Kudos to community bus

A reader writes in praise of the excellent and valuable service the community bus provides.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are waiting for the big day.

‘I wonder if the trains are puffing at the North Pole’

Letters to Santa from the Kindergarten class at Desert Sands Community School.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are waiting for the big day.
from left) WRAPS directors Jim Duncan and Martina Duncan receive a donation from Jackie Berkey

Generous donation benefits Winding Rivers Arts & Performance Society

A story in a union newsletter led a local couple to successfully apply for a grant on behalf of WRAPS.

from left) WRAPS directors Jim Duncan and Martina Duncan receive a donation from Jackie Berkey

In praise of registered nurses

A reader writes to commend the RNs at the Ashcroft Hospital.

Students in the grade 2/3 class at Cache Creek Elementary say hi to Santa's reindeer in their Christmas letters.

Letters to Santa Claus

Students in Miss Craig's Grade 2/3 class at Cache Creek Elementary say hi! to Mrs. Claus and the reindeer, too.

Students in the grade 2/3 class at Cache Creek Elementary say hi to Santa's reindeer in their Christmas letters.
Ashcroft RCMP police blotter

Ashcroft RCMP Detachment Police Report: Theft from Wastech

Thieves broke into a Sea Can at the Wastech site near Cache Creek and made off with copper cables and other equipment.

Ashcroft RCMP police blotter

In memory of Jack Kirkpatrick

A reader writes with memories of the late Jack Kirkpatrick, a man of many stories.

Remembrance Day thank you

A reader writes to thank all those who helped make this year's Remembrance Day a success.

Slight mix-up at Santa parade

A reader writes to apologize for the confusion and thank all who took part.

Ashcroft RCMP Detachment Police Report: Fraudulent phone calls

People are reporting receiving suspicious phone calls, so be careful what information you disclose to unknown callers.