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Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year
Junction of Highway 5 and Highway 1 near Kamloops.

Highway 5 shut down southbound due to crash east of Hope

The closure could affect northbound traffic on the Coquihalla as well.

Junction of Highway 5 and Highway 1 near Kamloops.
The Cache Creek landfill is slated to close on December 31 2016 unless an operational certificate is approved for the extension.

Decision on landfill is (sadly) no surprise

A reader writes in dismay abut news that Cache Creek has been given a letter of intent on the landfill extension operational certificate.

The Cache Creek landfill is slated to close on December 31 2016 unless an operational certificate is approved for the extension.
(from l) Lifeguards Leeza Schroeder

The swimming is free at Cache Creek pool

There are all sorts of activities going on at Cache Creek pool this summer, including karaoke, Aquafit, lessons, and more.

(from l) Lifeguards Leeza Schroeder
Paula Cranmer-Underhill displays some of her Haida Gwaii hats at the Lytton Farmers’ Market.

New life for historic Lytton farm

Spapium Farm, on the west side of the river, has a new lease on life thanks to the efforts of Paula Cranmer-Underhill.

Paula Cranmer-Underhill displays some of her Haida Gwaii hats at the Lytton Farmers’ Market.

Why are we having a referendum?

A writer questions the need for a referendum on borrowing for the new water treatment plant, if the outcome is a fait accompli.

Roy Allan Martin.

Cache Creek resident Roy Allan Martin passes away

Service of remembrance will be held on Saturday, July 16 at 1 p.m. at St. Alban's church, Ashcroft.

Roy Allan Martin.
Hazel Amos (3rd from right) is

Grandma Hazel, 94, sets rafting record on Thompson

Hazel Amos, 94, is the oldest known person to raft the class IV rapids of the lower Thompson River, and may be the oldest rafter in Canada.

Hazel Amos (3rd from right) is

Kudos to Village crew

A writer has nothing but praise for the efforts of the Ashcroft Village crew.

Is Ashcroft open for business?

A writer wonders how business friendly Ashcroft is.

Attendees at the Cache Creek Canada Day celebration enjoy refreshments from the concession.

Canada Day in Cache Creek had something for everyone

From a bike parade to bingo, and softball to a family dance, there was a full slate of events at the July 1 celebration.

Attendees at the Cache Creek Canada Day celebration enjoy refreshments from the concession.

What happens if people say no in the refernedum?

A writer questions what happens if Ashcroft residents vote no to the new water treatment plant.

The Ashcroft Art Walk has returned for another year.

Art for all tastes on display in Ashcroft

The annual Art Walk is back, with artists and businesses getting together with a feast for the eyes.

The Ashcroft Art Walk has returned for another year.

Congratulations to team behind ‘Grease’

Thanks to everyone who put on a great show at the Cache Creek community hall.

Thoughts on water issue

A reader wonders if there is a lower cost option for a new water treatment system.

Invest more in senior care

A writer asks the provincial government to give back to the seniors who have given so much.

Being on council all about consensus

A reader writes about the decision of former councillor Al Mertens to resign from office.

There are ways to maintain a green lawn while using less water

Watering and lawns: how to do more with much less

It sounds counter-intuitive, but using less water - and watering more wisely - can help your lawn thrive.

There are ways to maintain a green lawn while using less water
A LOCAL VIEW THAT FEW HAVE SEEN: Naturalist Rick Howie (centre

Nature lovers get to ride the river in style

A naturalist rafting trip along the Thompson gives glimpses of the river and landscape few get a chance to see.

A LOCAL VIEW THAT FEW HAVE SEEN: Naturalist Rick Howie (centre

Our health matters

Area residents are encouraged to see the new local doctors, so they can have full patient loads and the town can attract more physicians.