Staff Writer

Members of Ashcroft Legion #113

Honour for local Legion branch

Members of the Ashcroft Legion branch #113 returned from a weekend in the Okanagan with framed photograph to display.

Members of Ashcroft Legion #113
Coarse ore domes at the Highland Valley Copper minesite near Logan Lake.

Open house at Highland Valley

The mine opens its site up for visitors over the BC Day long weekend.

Coarse ore domes at the Highland Valley Copper minesite near Logan Lake.

2012 Bonaparte Pow Wow cancelled

No funds means annual event cancelled for this year; might be back in 2013.

ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM: There was a great turnout for the South Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s Community Day at the fire hall July 4. Kamloops resident Lynn Holgate (l)

South Green Lake commuity day

The community annual event welcomes guests from far and wide.

ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM: There was a great turnout for the South Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s Community Day at the fire hall July 4. Kamloops resident Lynn Holgate (l)

Storm affects water pumps in Ashcroft

An electrical storm plays havoc with Ashcroft's water pumping system.

Storytime in the Park in Cache Creek on Aug. 8.

Storytime in the park

A summer evening treat for local children in Cache Creek park.

Storytime in the Park in Cache Creek on Aug. 8.

Environment Canada not planning to amend Ashcroft listing

The community is listed as Cache Creek on the EC website, and Village council would like it changed.

Ashcroft police blotter

Low-tech rock removal, phantom deer, and senseless vandalism

Ashcroft Mayor Andy Anderson accepts a painting from artist Esther Darlington.

Painting donated to Village of Ashcroft

Local artist donates one of her paintings to the Village.

Ashcroft Mayor Andy Anderson accepts a painting from artist Esther Darlington.
Ashcroft's Jessica Mazar

Ashcroft fundraiser for pageant contestant

Jessica Mazar, a Miss Tenn Canada Globe contestant, raises funds for her trip later this month.

Ashcroft's Jessica Mazar

Second chance for grants announced

Initial deadline of Aug. 2 left Village fearing a grant application would not be in time.

Service, interrupted

What hapens when neither your car nor your cellphone work.

L-R: Judge Lucy Chang

Blooms and conservation applauded

Communities in Bloom judges impressed by Ashcroft initiatives and gardens.

L-R: Judge Lucy Chang

Black Press buys Cranbrook, Kimberley dailies

Black Press, British Columbia's largest publisher of community newspapers and websites, has announced the purchase of the Cranbrook Daily Townsman and the Kimberley Daily Bulletin from Don Kendall.

Dr. Bill Phipps performing in his biplane at the 2010 Mother Day Fly In at the Cache Creek airport

Pilot crashes at airshow

Campbell River pilot Dr. Bill Phipps, 71, is in stable condition after crashing his biplane during an airshow at Nanaimo Airport on June 4

Dr. Bill Phipps performing in his biplane at the 2010 Mother Day Fly In at the Cache Creek airport
Betty Fox

Betty Fox is ‘seriously ill’

Betty Fox, mother of the late Terry Fox, the Canadian hero from Port Coquitlam, is seriously ill, according to a statement posted today on the Terry Fox Foundation website.

Betty Fox