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Feeling stressed? Try eating a banana

News about the Clinton Seniors' Association, and a few tips to help you de-stress.

MLA looking for healthcare answers and solutions

While a protester pickets outside MLA Jackie Tegart's office, the MLA explains what she's doing about healthcare.

Part of Rod Craggs’s model railroad layout

A tiny but perfect world: the Tomahawk and Western Railroad Company

Longtime train enthusiast Rod Craggs of Ashcroft has constructed a miniature world where the trains always run on time.

Part of Rod Craggs’s model railroad layout

May flood in Cache Creek similar to 1979, especially in Valleyview

Events of May 2015 bear similarity to flooding in 1979.

The fire lookout on top of Cornwall is slated to be dismantled this fall.

Cornwall lookout under threat

The historic fire lookout on top of Cornwall is slated to be demolished this fall.

The fire lookout on top of Cornwall is slated to be dismantled this fall.

Election ads will find you, no matter what

Even our cat videos aren't safe from the long reach of political ads.

Summer Staycation part 4: Parks and rec 1

Tips for trips around some of the parks in the northern portion of Golden Country.

Local Conservative nominee withdraws

Liv Grewal, the Conservative candidate for the new Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding, has withdrawn from the race.

A bomber drops retardant on a fire off Tillicum Road in the BX-Swan Lake region on Tuesday evening (July 21

WILDFIRE WATCH: Be ‘very, very cautious’ in B.C. backcountry over Long Weekend

The BC Wildfire Service says there have been 1,342 wildfires since April 1, 2015, burning 276,000 hectares

A bomber drops retardant on a fire off Tillicum Road in the BX-Swan Lake region on Tuesday evening (July 21
Liv Grewal

UPDATED: Local Conservative candidate out of race following party decision

Liv Grewal had won the nomination in a May vote, but withdrew Wednesday

Liv Grewal

Mosaic project seeking voluteers

Artists looking for anyone wanting to learn the art of mosaic making for public art projects for Ashcroft

Ashcroft Volunteer Firefighters Dale Lyons (l) and Tyler Fitzpatrick (r) install a smoke detector as part of a joint initiative between the AVFD and Better at Home.

It’s Better at Home for local seniors

The Better at Home program enables local seniors to remain independent, but needs volunteers to help keep it going.

Ashcroft Volunteer Firefighters Dale Lyons (l) and Tyler Fitzpatrick (r) install a smoke detector as part of a joint initiative between the AVFD and Better at Home.

Reconstruction of fire hall approved

Reconstruction of the Cache Creek fire hall, damaged in the May flood, begins on July 27; plus more news from cache Creek Council.

'Elvis Elite' (Steve Elliott) and members of the Company B Jazz Band at the third annual Ashcroft Wellness and Music Festival last week. They were just two of the many performers who entertained the enthusiastic crowds.

Third Wellness Festival a huge success

There was a whole lot of wellness going on in Ashcroft this past weekend, as the Music and Wellness Festival took over the Heritage Park.

'Elvis Elite' (Steve Elliott) and members of the Company B Jazz Band at the third annual Ashcroft Wellness and Music Festival last week. They were just two of the many performers who entertained the enthusiastic crowds.
Ashcroft Volunteer Firefighter Tim Roden hits the hydrant at the Legacy Park during a recent “mystery” training exercise. Each weekly session focuses on a different aspect of fire and rescue.

More to the fire department than fighting fires

Ashcroft fire chief wants people to know that volunteer firefighter doesn't mean "unprofessional"

Ashcroft Volunteer Firefighter Tim Roden hits the hydrant at the Legacy Park during a recent “mystery” training exercise. Each weekly session focuses on a different aspect of fire and rescue.

Watching television isn’t like it used to be

Is "watching television" rapidly going the way of "listening to a cassette"? What's a cassette, you ask? Let me explain. . . .

Savage Society will present phase two of 'Songs from the Land' at this year's Lytton River Festival

River Festival receives grant

The 12th annual River Festival in Lytton gets federal government funds for this year's event.

Savage Society will present phase two of 'Songs from the Land' at this year's Lytton River Festival

Clinton assisted living facility proposal submitted

The Village of Clinton is a step closer to getting an assisted living facility built in the community.

Healthcare concerns prompt NDP visit to local communities

Opposition Leader John Horgan and NDP Health Spokesperson MLA Judy Darcy met with residents to talk about lack of healthcare.

THE REFURBISHED DUGOUT AND BALL DIAMOND at the Bonaparte were part of a project between three UBC students and Band members.

Bringing baseball back to Bonaparte

Three UBC students help the Bonaparte Band rehabilitate their ball diamond and get to know the community.

THE REFURBISHED DUGOUT AND BALL DIAMOND at the Bonaparte were part of a project between three UBC students and Band members.