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The C40 Recharge is built on a dedicated EV platform, which is to say that it’s not shared with an internal-combustion model. PHOTO: VOLVO

The Auto Sleuth: Volvo’s C40 Recharge, Kia readies a new EV, Porsche Taycan + more

Hot off the press news from the auto world

  • Jun 24, 2021
The C40 Recharge is built on a dedicated EV platform, which is to say that it’s not shared with an internal-combustion model. PHOTO: VOLVO
Detail of a poster for the Dominion Day celebration in Ashcroft in 1927. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> archives)

Ashcroft’s 1927 Dominion Day festivities featured a familiar sight

The event included a car parade, races, a movie, ice cream, and a dance that ended at 2 a.m.

  • Jun 24, 2021
Detail of a poster for the Dominion Day celebration in Ashcroft in 1927. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> archives)
You might laugh, but unsafe vehicle loads are no joke. (Photo credit: Stock image)

Drivesmart column: Not securing your load could cost you big

If you do not adequately secure items you’re transporting, it can spell trouble for you and others

  • Jun 24, 2021
You might laugh, but unsafe vehicle loads are no joke. (Photo credit: Stock image)
A major fire broke out at Cache Creek Elementary School in the early morning hours of June 20, 1971, causing $300,000 in damages. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

From the archives: In 1971 fire rages through Cache Creek school

The devastating blaze caused some $300,000 in damage to the building

  • Jun 24, 2021
A major fire broke out at Cache Creek Elementary School in the early morning hours of June 20, 1971, causing $300,000 in damages. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
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COVID proved that local news is a lifeline. We’re investing in its future

‘Today, local media is as valued as it’s ever been’

  • Jun 24, 2021
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Chef "Pino” Posteraro opened Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill and Enoteca in Yaletown in 1999, and it’s been on all the “best” lists ever since. Lia Crowe photograph

The Master and the art of Italian cuisine

Chef Giuseppe “Pino” Posteraro’s Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill and Enoteca

  • Jun 23, 2021
Chef "Pino” Posteraro opened Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill and Enoteca in Yaletown in 1999, and it’s been on all the “best” lists ever since. Lia Crowe photograph
The new E-Tron GT uses the same platform as the Porsche Taycan and the Audi will likely cost less. PHOTO: AUDI

The Auto Sleuth: The Audi E-Tron GT, Hyundai Kona, VW’s ID. Buzz + more

Hot off the press news from the auto world

  • Jun 20, 2021
The new E-Tron GT uses the same platform as the Porsche Taycan and the Audi will likely cost less. PHOTO: AUDI
The NX 300h’s styling is loaded with dips, dives, creases and sharp edges. It looks a lot sportier than it really is with a zero-to-60-mph (96 km/h) time of a leisurely 9.1 seconds. The important number, however, is the in-city fuel-economy number that’s 50 per cent better than the nonhybrid’s. PHOTO: LEXUS

2021 Lexus NX 300h

Compact utility vehicle flaunts its style, technology and fuel efficiency

  • Jun 19, 2021
The NX 300h’s styling is loaded with dips, dives, creases and sharp edges. It looks a lot sportier than it really is with a zero-to-60-mph (96 km/h) time of a leisurely 9.1 seconds. The important number, however, is the in-city fuel-economy number that’s 50 per cent better than the nonhybrid’s. PHOTO: LEXUS
A small pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins pass by close to shore in Campbell River June 16, 2021. Still capture from video courtesy of Kimberly Hart

VIDEO: Dolphin sunset captured from Vancouver Island shore

Spectacular setting for view of travelling pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins

  • Jun 18, 2021
A small pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins pass by close to shore in Campbell River June 16, 2021. Still capture from video courtesy of Kimberly Hart
Rain Dogs Wine Bar. Photography by Lia Crowe

Rain Dogs & Blind Dates

Victoria wine bar promises unique experience

  • Jun 18, 2021
Rain Dogs Wine Bar. Photography by Lia Crowe
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Man shot at Kamloops shopping centre

The man is believed to be in stable condition

  • Jun 16, 2021
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Letters to the Editor

A reader writes about an action plan for an ailing forest

  • Jun 16, 2021
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Fathers Day graphic, no date. Photo credit: Pixabay

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Forget the gift card: spend time with dad this Father’s Day

  • Jun 16, 2021
Fathers Day graphic, no date. Photo credit: Pixabay
Lindsay Holt shows off her tattoos for a Secrets and Lives interview for Boulevard Vancouver. Don Denton photograph

Secrets and Lives with Lindsay Holt

Inked accountant defies stereotypes

  • Jun 14, 2021
Lindsay Holt shows off her tattoos for a Secrets and Lives interview for Boulevard Vancouver. Don Denton photograph
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: A case for print

Print is still a highly effective medium for helping businesses reach their customers, according to Joe Smith

  • Jun 12, 2021
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
(from l) Kris Hardy, Daniela Dyck, Maike Mayden, and Mehal Bhalla of the Village of Ashcroft with one of the Communities in Bloom ‘Garden of Hope’ planters and the sign created by Jo Petty at the village office. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Ashcroft Communities in Bloom volunteers plant gardens of hope

Yellow is the colour of hope, and Communities in Bloom hopes gardens go yellow this year

  • Jun 9, 2021
(from l) Kris Hardy, Daniela Dyck, Maike Mayden, and Mehal Bhalla of the Village of Ashcroft with one of the Communities in Bloom ‘Garden of Hope’ planters and the sign created by Jo Petty at the village office. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
‘A GOOD CLEAN JOB OF CAR WASHING AT CACHE CREEK: Here are (l to r) Janice Clark, Maryanne Nagata, teacher, and Sandra McAbee making a clean job at the students car wash recently.’ From the Ashcroft <em>Journal</em>, June 10, 1971. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> archives)

From the archives: Census time (1921), poor roads (1946), a doctor shortage (1971), and more

A journey back through 125 years of the Journal archives

  • Jun 9, 2021
‘A GOOD CLEAN JOB OF CAR WASHING AT CACHE CREEK: Here are (l to r) Janice Clark, Maryanne Nagata, teacher, and Sandra McAbee making a clean job at the students car wash recently.’ From the Ashcroft <em>Journal</em>, June 10, 1971. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> archives)
Letters to the editor stock image

Letters to the Editor

A reader writes about the continuing impact of residential schools

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Somebody scrawled graffiti on the outside walls and door of the heritage St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on or around May 31. Photograph By TWITTER/SECWEPEMCC SECWEPEMC CROW

Tk’emlups condemns vandalism at Kamloops Catholic church

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church was built by Catholic Missionaries

  • Jun 7, 2021
Somebody scrawled graffiti on the outside walls and door of the heritage St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on or around May 31. Photograph By TWITTER/SECWEPEMCC SECWEPEMC CROW
An eight-day Rafting Glamping Adventure with Bear Camp is part of an amazing prize package highlighting the rugged beauty and incredible wildlife that drew the producers of the hit History Channel show <em>Alone</em> to the remote Chilcotin region.

Win Adventures to the Filming Location of the HISTORY Channel’s “Alone” Season 8!

The HISTORY® Channel’s hit survival series Alone is back like never before…

  • Jun 7, 2021
An eight-day Rafting Glamping Adventure with Bear Camp is part of an amazing prize package highlighting the rugged beauty and incredible wildlife that drew the producers of the hit History Channel show <em>Alone</em> to the remote Chilcotin region.