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Cache Creek landfill fly ash assessment: “minimal risk”

Cache Creek landfill once more in compliance with its Operational Certificate

Sitting back and enjoying the drive

Living with a learner driver is like having your own chauffeur

Spences Bridge park defeated by one vote

Results of the park referendum held in Spences Bridge

Golden Country Presents Past, Present, and Beyond

What;s In a Name? Part Two - Where in the world is St. Cloud?

Murder suspect to remain in custody

Ashcroft man charged with second degree murder remains in jail

World Cup mania: let the dives begin!

Hockey players need to take some lessons from the real pros when it comes to "diving"

David Severn of Norfolk

Geocaching event kicks off in Cache Creek

Goecachers travel from as far afield as England to take part in special "Passport to the Gold Trail" event

David Severn of Norfolk

New Principal for Gold Trail school

Gold Bridge Community School has a new Principal, faces a review

Bernie Fandrich's British Columbia's Mighty Thompson River is an in-depth look at all aspects of the river and its history.

The majestic Thompson finds a worthy chronicler

A new book looks at the mighty Thompson River in all its glory

Bernie Fandrich's British Columbia's Mighty Thompson River is an in-depth look at all aspects of the river and its history.
Cadets Ian Curran (r) and Quinn Lessing in Kingston

Local Sea Cadet in National Regatta

Ian Curran of Ashcroft is one of 50 participants in annual event.

Cadets Ian Curran (r) and Quinn Lessing in Kingston
The playground in Cache Creek will look very different by the time next year’s Easter Egg hunt comes round.

Sunflowers, swing-sets, and e-waste dominate council meeting

Cache Creek set to get new playground equipment next month

The playground in Cache Creek will look very different by the time next year’s Easter Egg hunt comes round.
Jordana Fridman (l) and Sonia Sandhu

Keeping danger out of landfills

Summer Ambassadors highlight some of the problems with recycling hazardous materials

Jordana Fridman (l) and Sonia Sandhu
Maria Russell Martin and John Farmer are competing in their third Seniors Games.

Area athletes prepare for B.C. Seniors Games

Two dozen athletes from the area get ready for the Seniors Games in Kamloops.

Maria Russell Martin and John Farmer are competing in their third Seniors Games.

News from the Ashcroft RCMP police blotter

A police blitz on Highway 1 gets results, the deer are still winning, and the blue walrus is still missing.

Doreen Lambert (far left) won the by-election for Ashcroft council held on Aug. 10.

Ashcroft elects new councillor

Doreen Lambert won the by-election on Aug. 10 to fill the Council seat vacated by Jackie Tegart.

Doreen Lambert (far left) won the by-election for Ashcroft council held on Aug. 10.
A presentation about the historic Bryson House on Brink Street will be just one of the events at the Ashcroft Museum’s open house on Aug. 23. Built in 1900

History comes alive at Museum open house

The Ashcroft Museum plans an open house, with tours, presentations, and refreshments for all

A presentation about the historic Bryson House on Brink Street will be just one of the events at the Ashcroft Museum’s open house on Aug. 23. Built in 1900
Historic re-creators and black powder gun demonstrations are just two of the features of the Cariboo Wagon Road 150 Celebrations.

Cariboo Wagon Road turns 150

Celebrations and events planned this weekend to celebrate sesquicentennial of famed route to the goldfields

Historic re-creators and black powder gun demonstrations are just two of the features of the Cariboo Wagon Road 150 Celebrations.
Photo from the Transportation Safety Board of the crash site near Cache Creek that took the life of a 16-year-old pilot.

Plane crash near Cache Creek claims one life

A 16-year-old student pilot died when his plane crashed in wooded mountainous terrain near Cache Creek.

Photo from the Transportation Safety Board of the crash site near Cache Creek that took the life of a 16-year-old pilot.
One of a series of posters created by Marilyn Bueckert and Kathryn Garcia for the Health Care Auxiliary’s centenary.

Health Care Auxiliary celebrates 100 years of service

Organization founded in 1913 has raised more than $1 million to benefit the healthcare of area residents

One of a series of posters created by Marilyn Bueckert and Kathryn Garcia for the Health Care Auxiliary’s centenary.
ROCKIN’ IN THE DESERT The 4th annual Desert Daze Music Festival took place in Spences Bridge at the weekend. An enthusiastic crowd gathered under sunny skies to hear the musical stylings of performers such as Miss Quincy and The Showdown

Rockin’ in the Desert

The 4th annual Festival was another success for the village of Spences Bridge.

ROCKIN’ IN THE DESERT The 4th annual Desert Daze Music Festival took place in Spences Bridge at the weekend. An enthusiastic crowd gathered under sunny skies to hear the musical stylings of performers such as Miss Quincy and The Showdown