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Historic Ashcroft sign, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files

Ashcroft preparing public survey about its burning bylaw

Survey will be mailed to all residents in advance of public discussions about the bylaw

Historic Ashcroft sign, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files
Janice Maurice, president of the South Cariboo Museum Society, and vice-president Peter Brandle, hope to see the Clinton Museum reopen its doors this spring. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton Museum anticipated to reopen this year

Society board waiting to hear from province on health orders.

Janice Maurice, president of the South Cariboo Museum Society, and vice-president Peter Brandle, hope to see the Clinton Museum reopen its doors this spring. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).
BC Wildfire Service crews will assist the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department with a prescribed burn north of Clinton. (Photo credit: BC Wildfire Service)

Prescribed burn taking place north of Clinton, west of Hwy. 97

Clinton Fire Department and BC Wildfire Service plan to conduct burn before end of month

BC Wildfire Service crews will assist the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department with a prescribed burn north of Clinton. (Photo credit: BC Wildfire Service)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking public tips regarding a break-in that left multiple people injured in Vernon Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case

Charge laid against teacher at Peter Skene Ogden

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking public tips regarding a break-in that left multiple people injured in Vernon Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
The Clinton May Ball Rodeo has been cancelled for another year due to COVID-19. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Clinton’s May Ball Rodeo hog-tied for a second year due to COVID

A High School Rodeo is planned for Clinton in late May if COVID restrictions allow

The Clinton May Ball Rodeo has been cancelled for another year due to COVID-19. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)
The Village of Ashcroft will be starting a public consultation process about its burning bylaw. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Ashcroft begins process for burning bylaw public consultation

Consultation will feature a mix of online and traditional methods

The Village of Ashcroft will be starting a public consultation process about its burning bylaw. (Photo credit: Pixabay)
A conceptual drawing shows what a proposed community garden in Ashcroft, to be located south of the Heritage Park on Railway, might look like. (Photo credit: Village of Ashcroft)

Ashcroft council debates additional question period at meetings

Council currently allows public input on agenda items at the start of each meeting

A conceptual drawing shows what a proposed community garden in Ashcroft, to be located south of the Heritage Park on Railway, might look like. (Photo credit: Village of Ashcroft)
Historic Ashcroft sign, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files

Ashcroft council considers virtual meetings to discuss burning bylaw

Council member has proposed reviewing bylaw, which bans all open burning in the village

Historic Ashcroft sign, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files
Village of Clinton entrance sign, no date, Journal files

Clinton to move ahead with repaving work on some village roads

Several priorities were identified, including Soues Street, Cariboo Avenue, and Dewdney Avenue

Village of Clinton entrance sign, no date, Journal files
Paige Annett’s Remembrance Day colour poster was sent to the zone competition in Williams Lake. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton students remember veterans in words and posters

Three students see their creations advance to Legion zone competition in Williams Lake

Paige Annett’s Remembrance Day colour poster was sent to the zone competition in Williams Lake. (Photo credit: Submitted)
A U-13 match in the South Cariboo Minor Soccer Association in June 2019. The soccer season is expected to resume this year for play and training. (Photo credit: Deanna Hayes)

South Cariboo Minor Soccer Association gets ready for kickoff

Association aiming for mid-April start for teams from Ashcroft, Clinton, Lillooet, and area

A U-13 match in the South Cariboo Minor Soccer Association in June 2019. The soccer season is expected to resume this year for play and training. (Photo credit: Deanna Hayes)
Crew between takes during the filming of an episode of <em>The Twilight Zone</em> in Ashcroft, February 2020. Region-wide, filmmaking had an economic impact of nearly $20 million in 2020. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Successful year for filming in region despite pandemic pause

Filming had nearly $20 million in economic impact in TNRD communities

Crew between takes during the filming of an episode of <em>The Twilight Zone</em> in Ashcroft, February 2020. Region-wide, filmmaking had an economic impact of nearly $20 million in 2020. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Susan Wedler holds up some of the favourite westerns at the ClintonLlibrary, which has started offering a Library Home Service for patrons who cannot make it to the branch. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski)

Library Home Service now offered through Clinton Library

Pilot project uses volunteers to deliver library materials to those who can’t access the branch

Susan Wedler holds up some of the favourite westerns at the ClintonLlibrary, which has started offering a Library Home Service for patrons who cannot make it to the branch. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski)
Ashcroft has received $124,191 in funding for upgrades to its Legacy Park campground. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Ashcroft receives grant funding for campground upgrades

Legacy Park will get sewer, 30 amp service at all sites, new tenting area

Ashcroft has received $124,191 in funding for upgrades to its Legacy Park campground. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Teck is hoping to be able to extend the life of the Highland Valley Mine near Logan Lake to 2040. (Photo credit: Highland Valley Teck)

Options considered to extend life of Highland Valley Copper Mine

Teck looking to expand the life of the mine to 2040 instead of 2028 as currently planned

Teck is hoping to be able to extend the life of the Highland Valley Mine near Logan Lake to 2040. (Photo credit: Highland Valley Teck)
Spences Bridge artist Kathleen Kinasewich wants to enliven the fence around the E. Fry garden (top r) with public art. (Photo credit: Kathleen Kinasewich)

Ashcroft council to consider public art policy at upcoming meeting

Move follows request by Spences Bridge artist to install artwork outside E. Fry Society office

Spences Bridge artist Kathleen Kinasewich wants to enliven the fence around the E. Fry garden (top r) with public art. (Photo credit: Kathleen Kinasewich)
More people at home during the pandemic is probably one of the reasons for a spike in water usage in Ashcroft in 2020. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Ashcroft residents urged to conserve water after usage spike in 2020

Water consumption in 2020 increased by 14 per cent over previous year

More people at home during the pandemic is probably one of the reasons for a spike in water usage in Ashcroft in 2020. (Photo credit: Pixabay)
Luna was missing for 17 days before she was found Tuesday. (Photo submitted).
Luna was missing for 17 days before she was found Tuesday. (Photo submitted).
A sample Voyent Alert notification message. Ashcroft residents can sign up for the free service, which delivers urgent communications in a variety of ways. (Photo credit: Voyent Alert)

Ashcroft on alert: new notification system offered to residents

Voyent Alert offers residents free, customized way to receive critical information and alerts

A sample Voyent Alert notification message. Ashcroft residents can sign up for the free service, which delivers urgent communications in a variety of ways. (Photo credit: Voyent Alert)
The Tree of Heaven, an aggressive plant, pictured on Tingley Street in Ashcroft, August 2018. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

TNRD offers help in whacking invasive plants in Ashcroft

Ashcroft is being offered a helping hand in eradicating invasive plant species…

The Tree of Heaven, an aggressive plant, pictured on Tingley Street in Ashcroft, August 2018. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)