Melissa Smalley

Six-year-old Amber Empson raised close to $200 — half of which will go to the Clinton Food Bank — at her lemonade stand on Aug. 29. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton youngster fundraises for food bank, one glass at a time

Amber Empson not only sold lemonade, she helped build and paint her own stand

Six-year-old Amber Empson raised close to $200 — half of which will go to the Clinton Food Bank — at her lemonade stand on Aug. 29. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Historic Ashcroft sign, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files

Lights, camera, action: Ashcroft council approves filming policy

New policy will help minimize disruptions from commercial TV and movie filming in the town

Historic Ashcroft sign, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files
The Canim Lake fire grew to 700 hectares overnight Sunday, and has prompted an expanded evacuation alert. (Martina Dopf - 100 Mile Free Press)

Canim Lake fire grows to 700 ha; evacuation alert expands in Cariboo

Alert ‘precaution’ due to the predicted winds, thunderstorms

The Canim Lake fire grew to 700 hectares overnight Sunday, and has prompted an expanded evacuation alert. (Martina Dopf - 100 Mile Free Press)
An evacuation alert was issued Saturday Electoral Area E due to the Churn Creek wildfire. (TNRD)

Update: Evacuation alert issued in Electoral Area E due to Churn Creek Wildfire

Two properties on Empire Valley Road affected

An evacuation alert was issued Saturday Electoral Area E due to the Churn Creek wildfire. (TNRD)
Historic Ashcroft sign, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files

Ashcroft council reviews filming and communications policies

Both policies will come back before council after amendments have been made

Historic Ashcroft sign, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files
Campfire with roasted marshmallows, no date. Stock image

Ashcroft to consider backyard campfires within village limits

Next step will be consultation with fire department regarding permits

Campfire with roasted marshmallows, no date. Stock image
Bonaparte Indian Band's pipe carrier, Marilyn Porter, centre, with niece Rayne Porter (left), son Sonny and daughter Francine. (Karen Warren photo - submitted)

Bonaparte ancestral remains discovered at Ashcroft Terminal returned to burial site

Resolution found between Bonaparte band and Ashcroft Terminal following “emotional” negotiations

Bonaparte Indian Band's pipe carrier, Marilyn Porter, centre, with niece Rayne Porter (left), son Sonny and daughter Francine. (Karen Warren photo - submitted)
(form l) Communities in Bloom judges Larry Hall and Ted Zarudny and artists Marina Papais and Daniel Collett with a mosaic depicting an A.Y. Jackson painting that was erected in the Heritage Park in July 2016. The village’s new public art policy will help guide any future art installations on village property. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Ashcroft council approves last piece of public art policy

Council also approved a First Nations acknowledgement for meetings, and purchase of a new sweeper

(form l) Communities in Bloom judges Larry Hall and Ted Zarudny and artists Marina Papais and Daniel Collett with a mosaic depicting an A.Y. Jackson painting that was erected in the Heritage Park in July 2016. The village’s new public art policy will help guide any future art installations on village property. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Robin Fennell organized an impromptu Alzheimer’s Walk in Clinton on Sunday, May 30. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Unofficial Alzheimer’s Walk in Clinton raises funds, awareness

About 20 people took part in the informal walk organized by Robin Fennell

Robin Fennell organized an impromptu Alzheimer’s Walk in Clinton on Sunday, May 30. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)
Even though the deadline for completing the 2021 census has passed, forms can still be completed and returned. (Photo credit: Stock image)

Still lots of time to complete your 2021 census package

Official deadline has come and gone, but households are encouraged to complete and return the form

Even though the deadline for completing the 2021 census has passed, forms can still be completed and returned. (Photo credit: Stock image)