Kelly Sinoski

Claudia Cornwall has written a new book on the 2017 wildfires, which provides personal snapshots of the worst fire season in B.C.’s history. (Photo credit: Submitted)

New book looks at B.C.’s worst wildfire season

‘British Columbia in Flames’ provides intimate snapshots of a harrowing time

Claudia Cornwall has written a new book on the 2017 wildfires, which provides personal snapshots of the worst fire season in B.C.’s history. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Historic Ashcroft sign, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)

Ashcroft Slough Society requests turned down by council

Society had requested grant-in-aid, letter of support, and grant administration support

Historic Ashcroft sign, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)
The Clinton Volunteer Fire Department is looking for a few good men and women to help them provide fire protection for the Village and its environs. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton Volunteer Fire Department looking for new members

Dwindling numbers a concern, and could mean increased home insurance costs

The Clinton Volunteer Fire Department is looking for a few good men and women to help them provide fire protection for the Village and its environs. (Photo credit: Submitted)
The Ashcroft Slough Society is seeking assistance from the Village of Ashcroft to help their campaign of gaining public access to the slough site. (Photo credit: Facebook)

Ashcroft Slough Society requests letter, funding from council

At a recent council meeting, a spokesperson discussed the importance of the slough for residents

The Ashcroft Slough Society is seeking assistance from the Village of Ashcroft to help their campaign of gaining public access to the slough site. (Photo credit: Facebook)
100 Mile Conservation officer Joel Kline gingerly holds an injured but very much alive bald eagle after extracting him from a motorist’s minivan. (Photo submitted)

Rescued bald eagle that came to life in B.C. man’s car had lead poisoning

Bird is on medication and recovering in rehab centre

100 Mile Conservation officer Joel Kline gingerly holds an injured but very much alive bald eagle after extracting him from a motorist’s minivan. (Photo submitted)
Carol and Rick Blacklaws with the subject of their new book, The Fraser: River of Life and Legend . (Photo credit: Submitted)

New book celebrates Fraser River in all its glory and diversity

Husband and wife share their love of Fraser River via words and photographs

Carol and Rick Blacklaws with the subject of their new book, The Fraser: River of Life and Legend . (Photo credit: Submitted)
Historic Ashcroft sign, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)

Restaurant patio licences extended in Ashcroft for another year

Council decision enables establishments to keep outdoor patios through October 2021

Historic Ashcroft sign, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)
Ashcroft looks into hiring bylaw officer with Cache Creek, Clinton

Ashcroft looks into hiring bylaw officer with Cache Creek, Clinton

Funding available to help communities hire bylaw during COVID-19 state of emergency

Ashcroft looks into hiring bylaw officer with Cache Creek, Clinton
Developer balks at paying portion of drainage study in Ashcroft

Developer balks at paying portion of drainage study in Ashcroft

Village says it cannot cover the cost incurred for private developments

Developer balks at paying portion of drainage study in Ashcroft

Cache Creek hit hard by COVID-19

Cache Creek is seeing higher-than-usual numbers of tax deferrals this year as a result of COVID-19.

Clinton youth competes in high school rodeo

Clinton youth competes in high school rodeo

He didn’t bring home a buckle, but a trip to the NSRA finals was still a win for Wyatt McCullough.

Clinton youth competes in high school rodeo
Member of the Ashcroft Slough Society is fighting to gain public access to Ashcroft Slough. (L-R) Susan McLean, Marina Papais, Dora Winwood, Gloria Mertens and Dan Collett, standing above at CN rail level (Leith McLean, photo)

New society seeks access to Ashcroft Slough

The Ashcroft Slough Society will lobby the Ashcroft Terminal to provide public access to the site.

Member of the Ashcroft Slough Society is fighting to gain public access to Ashcroft Slough. (L-R) Susan McLean, Marina Papais, Dora Winwood, Gloria Mertens and Dan Collett, standing above at CN rail level (Leith McLean, photo)
Province to start ‘rehabilitating’ old forestry roads

Province to start ‘rehabilitating’ old forestry roads

The rehabilitation work includes a combined 200 kilometres of road.

Province to start ‘rehabilitating’ old forestry roads
BC Parks rangers are monitoring Green Lake Provincial Park and other sites after complaints about people camping in day-use areas (file photo)

Unlawful campers targeted at Green Lake, other South Cariboo parks

Park rangers to monitor sites and consider further actions if necessary

BC Parks rangers are monitoring Green Lake Provincial Park and other sites after complaints about people camping in day-use areas (file photo)
Missing 100 Mile area teen found safe in Kamloops

Missing 100 Mile area teen found safe in Kamloops

Haileigh Archie, 17, was found safe Tuesday at an extended family member’s home.

Missing 100 Mile area teen found safe in Kamloops
Ashcroft council votes to go ahead with tax sale as usual

Ashcroft council votes to go ahead with tax sale as usual

Deteriorating Tingley Street apartment buildings cited during discussion at recent meeting

Ashcroft council votes to go ahead with tax sale as usual
Ashcroft council hopes to be able to twin the North Ashcroft reservoir, in part to be able to supply water to the Ashcroft Indian Band. (Photo credit: Black Press files)

Council to push North Ashcroft reservoir situation at UBCM

Twinning of existing reservoir seen as key infrastructure need for Ashcroft

Ashcroft council hopes to be able to twin the North Ashcroft reservoir, in part to be able to supply water to the Ashcroft Indian Band. (Photo credit: Black Press files)