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More than five months after the Friends of Historic Hat Creek Ranch Society announced that the site was in a state of uncertainty, the future of one of B.C.’s most popular heritage destinations remains unclear. File photo.

Future remains unclear for Historic Hat Creek Ranch

Proposed one-year extension to site management agreement creates instability

More than five months after the Friends of Historic Hat Creek Ranch Society announced that the site was in a state of uncertainty, the future of one of B.C.’s most popular heritage destinations remains unclear. File photo.
As the new chief administrative officer (CAO) for the village, Anne Yanciw brings plenty of experience to the community. Photo: Barbara Roden

New CAO brings experience and enthusiasm to Ashcroft, addresses employment history

‘It’s a tricky job and everybody has their knives out…’

As the new chief administrative officer (CAO) for the village, Anne Yanciw brings plenty of experience to the community. Photo: Barbara Roden
(from left) Clinton Community Forest director Murray Kane presents a cheque to Clinton Mayor Susan Swan and Councillors Christine Rivett and Sandi Burrage in May 2019. Photo: Raven Nyman

The Rundown: Clinton News

Clinton Community Forest tour is back by popular demand

(from left) Clinton Community Forest director Murray Kane presents a cheque to Clinton Mayor Susan Swan and Councillors Christine Rivett and Sandi Burrage in May 2019. Photo: Raven Nyman
Clinton’s museum enjoyed a busy tourist season
Clinton’s museum enjoyed a busy tourist season
The annual Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention is taking place in Vancouver from Sept. 23-27, 2019. (UBCM)                                The annual Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention took place in Vancouver from Sept. 23-27, 2019. (UBCM)

Local officials bring community concerns to UBCM

Ashcroft’s mayor and Cache Creek village councillor offer insights from UBCM

The annual Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention is taking place in Vancouver from Sept. 23-27, 2019. (UBCM)                                The annual Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention took place in Vancouver from Sept. 23-27, 2019. (UBCM)
Jim Duncan of the Ashcroft Pathways to Wellness Task Force has been working to clear a walking trail along Evans Road for over two years. Raven Nyman photo.

One step at a time: Ashcroft resident creates multi-purpose pathway

Ashcroft Pathways to Wellness Task Force wants official walking trail along Evans Road

Jim Duncan of the Ashcroft Pathways to Wellness Task Force has been working to clear a walking trail along Evans Road for over two years. Raven Nyman photo.
The Rundown: Clinton News

The Rundown: Clinton News

School tree-planting project celebrates success

The Rundown: Clinton News
BC Liberal Caucus Communications

BC Liberal Caucus Communications

MLA Jackie Tegart’s regular monthly Victoria Report

BC Liberal Caucus Communications
On Friday Sept. 27, Julia Franes and Willow Winwood spent their afternoon marching together for a cause alongside crowds of children, families, and seniors who also filled the streets of Ashcroft to show their support for climate action. Raven Nyman photo.

‘It’s time to change’: Young people lead Ashcroft climate strike

‘Our children are very passionate. The climate has changed… they are facing a future without hope’

On Friday Sept. 27, Julia Franes and Willow Winwood spent their afternoon marching together for a cause alongside crowds of children, families, and seniors who also filled the streets of Ashcroft to show their support for climate action. Raven Nyman photo.
100 Mile House singer Ingrid Mapson will be in concert in Ashcroft on Oct. 6. Ingrid Mapson submitted photo.

South Cariboo singer set to share the rhythms of her heart

Professional singer Ingrid Mapson will perform in Ashcroft on Oct. 6

100 Mile House singer Ingrid Mapson will be in concert in Ashcroft on Oct. 6. Ingrid Mapson submitted photo.
Three mosaics will be revealed during Japanese Canadian Mosaics Unveiling Celebration

Three mosaics will be revealed during Japanese Canadian Mosaics Unveiling Celebration

The celebration begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Ashcroft Public Library

Three mosaics will be revealed during Japanese Canadian Mosaics Unveiling Celebration
Submitted photo.                                 Ashcroft and District Lions Club president Sue Peters (left to right); Ramona Yurkiw; Robert Belin; Lions Edie Dibley and Vivian Edwards; and Esso Travel Centre Tim Horton’s manager Damian Couture at the restaurant on Sept. 16.

Smile Cookie sales will help local student purchase new hearing aids

‘Last year we raised just over $3,000. This year we’ve raised considerably more’

Submitted photo.                                 Ashcroft and District Lions Club president Sue Peters (left to right); Ramona Yurkiw; Robert Belin; Lions Edie Dibley and Vivian Edwards; and Esso Travel Centre Tim Horton’s manager Damian Couture at the restaurant on Sept. 16.
Barbara Roden photo                                Several locals who participated in the 55+ Games in Kelowna gathered outside the Journal office recently to celebrate their success. Left to right: Muriel Scallon; Kevin Scallon; Maria Russell Martin; John Farmer; Inez Lopez; Carylon Elliott; Janet Quesnel; Dwight Hodder; Barb Hodder. Missing from photo: Jim Gyoba, George Harvey, Greg Blain, Don Cram, Sandra Talarico and Marianne Munro.

Ashcroft Seniors bring home the gold

16 local participants competed in the 2019 55+ BC Games in Kelowna this September

Barbara Roden photo                                Several locals who participated in the 55+ Games in Kelowna gathered outside the Journal office recently to celebrate their success. Left to right: Muriel Scallon; Kevin Scallon; Maria Russell Martin; John Farmer; Inez Lopez; Carylon Elliott; Janet Quesnel; Dwight Hodder; Barb Hodder. Missing from photo: Jim Gyoba, George Harvey, Greg Blain, Don Cram, Sandra Talarico and Marianne Munro.
Clinton hosted the CIB Provincial Awards in 2018 and scored a 4-Bloom rating. Raven Nyman photo.

The Rundown: Clinton News

Clinton wins 5 Blooms for first time at 16th Annual Provincial Awards

Clinton hosted the CIB Provincial Awards in 2018 and scored a 4-Bloom rating. Raven Nyman photo.
Honour Ranch: creating a safe-haven for Canadian military and first-responders

Honour Ranch: creating a safe-haven for Canadian military and first-responders

The facility will hold a ceremonial launch on Saturday, Oct. 5 before offering services in 2020

Honour Ranch: creating a safe-haven for Canadian military and first-responders
Lori Pilon photo.                                 Officials and others pose with a steelhead. From left to right, MLAs Ralph Sultan, Simon Gibson, Peter Milobar, Jackie Tegart, Marvin Hunt, and Jane Thornthwaite; Skeetchestn Councillor Marshall Gonzales; Skeetchestn Natural Resources Gabe Jules; and in the middle, Skeetchestn Fisheries Manager Don Ignace.

MLA Jackie Tegart says we need to pay more attention to steelhead

‘We can’t afford to lose this iconic species,’ said Tegart during Steelhead Caucus tour

Lori Pilon photo.                                 Officials and others pose with a steelhead. From left to right, MLAs Ralph Sultan, Simon Gibson, Peter Milobar, Jackie Tegart, Marvin Hunt, and Jane Thornthwaite; Skeetchestn Councillor Marshall Gonzales; Skeetchestn Natural Resources Gabe Jules; and in the middle, Skeetchestn Fisheries Manager Don Ignace.
Glass artist Marina Papais took a moment on Sunday, Sept. 22 to appreciate the final result of the mosaic project she and husband Daniel Collett embarked on this spring alongside local first responders. Raven Nyman photo.

Stronger together: first responders mosaic helps Ashcroft and Cache-Creek heal through art

Two communities united on Sept. 22 for the unveiling of a mosaic that commemorates their first responders

Glass artist Marina Papais took a moment on Sunday, Sept. 22 to appreciate the final result of the mosaic project she and husband Daniel Collett embarked on this spring alongside local first responders. Raven Nyman photo.
The Rundown: Clinton News

The Rundown: Clinton News

First Fall Fun Fest a big success

The Rundown: Clinton News
Ashcroft council holds first meeting with new CAO, presents updated financial report

Ashcroft council holds first meeting with new CAO, presents updated financial report

During CAO Anne Yanciw’s first council meeting with the village, gallery discussion was quite lively

Ashcroft council holds first meeting with new CAO, presents updated financial report
The Rundown: Free Work BC and Community Futures orientation sessions being held on Sept. 12

The Rundown: Free Work BC and Community Futures orientation sessions being held on Sept. 12

Plus Talent Show contestants and judges still being sought for Fall Fun Fest on Sunday

The Rundown: Free Work BC and Community Futures orientation sessions being held on Sept. 12