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Good service and good baking

A reader writes in praise of a new local business.

A pictograph from one of the many rock art sites in the Stein Valley.

Rock art conference in Lytton

Unique historic event will bring together rock art experts from around the world.

A pictograph from one of the many rock art sites in the Stein Valley.

New school district policy causes concern

A reader writes with concerns about a new school district policy about the naming of district facilities.

JB The First Lady

Spotlight on Lytton Block Party

Fourth annual Block Party features music, multimedia presentations, workshops, and more, in conjunction with the Lytton Farmers' Market.

JB The First Lady

Dragon mosaic to be unveiled at Chinese cemetery.

The mosaic, a joint project of Rotary and the Lions, honours the early Chinese pioneers of Ashcroft.

Communities in Bloom volunteers with the plants for the barrels around Ashcroft

CIB pairs with Village for barrel challenge

The barrel challenge at the Village office is just one of the projects Communities in Bloom has been working on.

Communities in Bloom volunteers with the plants for the barrels around Ashcroft

Stamps and labels are for a good cause

News from the most recent meeting of the United Church Women.

Playground committee member Andrea Walker (centre) receives a cheque for $1

New playground equipment getting closer

A recent donation from the Ashcroft and District Lions means committee is getting closer to purchasing the first piece of new equipment.

Playground committee member Andrea Walker (centre) receives a cheque for $1

Big thanks to fire department

A reader writes to say thank you following a devastating fire on his property.

Participants in the 2015 Skip's Run.

Get ready for annual Skip’s Run

The event, now in its sixth year, is for walkers, runners, and those on wheels.

Participants in the 2015 Skip's Run.
Students in Kindergarten and Grade one at Desert Sands Community School cover their newly-planted seed potatoes with straw.

Budding gardeners get planting

Students in Kindergarten and Grade one get some hands-on gardening experience.

Students in Kindergarten and Grade one at Desert Sands Community School cover their newly-planted seed potatoes with straw.

Save money on prescriptions

A writer advises about how to save money when getting prescriptions filled.

Clarification sought on figures

Two residents of Ashcroft wonder if townspeople really use as much water as is claimed.

Thanks to many

Two Ashcroft residents write to express their thanks to the community after the loss of their home.

Strawberry Tea serves up fun

Good food and good fun was had by all at the annual event

Plant idling not TFN decision

The idling of the Graymont lime plant at Pavilion was not the idea of the Ts'kw'aylawx First Nation

Water was good for many years

A writer wonders how much the water in the Thompson has changed over the decades.

There were plants and gardeners galore at the Communities in Bloom plant swap in Ashcroft last month. Day lilies—Ashcroft’s official flower—proved very popular with the dozens of green thumbs in attendance.

Communities in Bloom getting ready for summer

It's getting close to barrel-planting time downtown, and helpers are welcome.

There were plants and gardeners galore at the Communities in Bloom plant swap in Ashcroft last month. Day lilies—Ashcroft’s official flower—proved very popular with the dozens of green thumbs in attendance.

Seniors’ centre promises a warm welcome

Members are looking forward to the annual Strawberry Tea on April 30.

Some 100 people attended a rally at Botanie Creek Road on April 20.

New bylaw tackles controversial compost facility

A rally at Botanie Creek Road brought together 100 people who want to highlight developments in the Botanie Valley.

Some 100 people attended a rally at Botanie Creek Road on April 20.