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Kelly Servinski, of the Tutti Hotel in Clinton, climbs above the river. (Photo credit: http://www.sterlinglorence.com/)

Gravel is the new gold: Cyclist bumps new biking trend

There’s gravel in them thar hills around Clinton

James Chase (l) and Joan Henderson of The Equality Project in front of new refrigeration equipment the organization received last year. (Photo credit: Gareth Smart)

Equality Project hopes to get growing with a community garden

Organization is also looking for volunteers to help out at its Stage Road clubhouse

Bernice Weihs-Anderson and some of her reclaimed wood artwork at the Clinton Outdoor Market. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Endangered species focus of art display

Bernice Weihs-Anderson has found a new use for reclaimed wood

‘Fun at Papa’s House’ by Jayme Hiller was one of the entries in the 2020 Loon Lake calendar photo contest. (Photo credit: LLCRAS)

Loon Lake calendar photo contest back for a second year

Best pictures of the lake, its people, and its wildlife will feature in 2022 fundraising calendar

‘Fun at Papa’s House’ by Jayme Hiller was one of the entries in the 2020 Loon Lake calendar photo contest. (Photo credit: LLCRAS)
Do you have a black, new model Lincoln town car like this one? It’s one of several vehicles wanted for a feature film shooting soon in Kamloops. (Photo credit: Stock image)

Your car could be a star in feaure film shooting in Kamloops

Production company looking for several vehicles for use in a film being shot soon in Kamloops

Do you have a black, new model Lincoln town car like this one? It’s one of several vehicles wanted for a feature film shooting soon in Kamloops. (Photo credit: Stock image)
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 10, 2021
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Ashcroft Museum curator Kathy Paulos with some of the items in a new display, which includes two samplers (pictured) by Margaret Stobie. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Recent donation at the heart of new Ashcroft Museum display

Museum gets donations every year, and new online cataloguing system will make things easier to find

Ashcroft Museum curator Kathy Paulos with some of the items in a new display, which includes two samplers (pictured) by Margaret Stobie. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Ashcroft Library branch head Deanna Porter with some of the items in the library’s book sale, which runs through mid-June and will clear some space on the shelves in advance of aplanned refurbishment of the library interior. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Ashcroft Library sale features books, magazines, DVDs, and more

Branch is looking to clear out items in advance of a refurbishment later this year

Ashcroft Library branch head Deanna Porter with some of the items in the library’s book sale, which runs through mid-June and will clear some space on the shelves in advance of aplanned refurbishment of the library interior. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Mother's Day image, stock photo, no date

How do you give thanks to Mom? There are lots of different ways

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

  • May 5, 2021
Mother's Day image, stock photo, no date
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 4, 2021
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
New flower boxes outside the Clinton community garden were among the Clinton Communities in Bloom society’s 2020 activities. (Photo credit: Yvette May)

Do you have a great garden? Clinton CiB wants to hear from you

The CiB society has several community initiatives on the go this year, so get growing!

  • Apr 28, 2021
New flower boxes outside the Clinton community garden were among the Clinton Communities in Bloom society’s 2020 activities. (Photo credit: Yvette May)
(from l) Justin Lewis, Linda Lilac, and Mike Bell of Ashcroft Terminal, who had a great time greeting and serving guests at Soup’s On on April 9. (Photo credit: Martina Duncan)

Ashcroft Terminal volunteers serve up smiles to Soup’s On guests

The Terminal is a regular sponsor of the Soup’s On program, which runs every Friday in Ashcroft

  • Apr 28, 2021
(from l) Justin Lewis, Linda Lilac, and Mike Bell of Ashcroft Terminal, who had a great time greeting and serving guests at Soup’s On on April 9. (Photo credit: Martina Duncan)
Members of the Ashcroft Art Club in 2019, including president Heidi Roy (back row, second from l) and Sidewalk Gallery curator Angela Bandelli (centre). (Photo credit: Submitted)

53rd Ashcroft art show going ahead with live and virtual shows

Artwork will be on display in the Sidewalk Gallery in Ashcroft and in an online show

Members of the Ashcroft Art Club in 2019, including president Heidi Roy (back row, second from l) and Sidewalk Gallery curator Angela Bandelli (centre). (Photo credit: Submitted)
Prizes for the Clinton Communities in Bloom society’s Seedy Sunday virtual prize draw. (Photo credit: Yvette May)

Clinton CiB virtual Seedy Sunday event hands out real prizes

Although the fundraising event was cancelled, people still donated,and some took home prizes

  • Apr 28, 2021
Prizes for the Clinton Communities in Bloom society’s Seedy Sunday virtual prize draw. (Photo credit: Yvette May)
Garbage cleaned up in Spences Bridge earlier this year. A similar clean-up is planned for Ashcroft starting on April 22. (Photo credit: Kathleen Kinasewich)

Let’s Pick It Up campaign aims to give Ashcroft a spring clean

Grassroots initiative looking for volunteers to help clean up the community

Garbage cleaned up in Spences Bridge earlier this year. A similar clean-up is planned for Ashcroft starting on April 22. (Photo credit: Kathleen Kinasewich)
First Alexandra Bridge pictured in 1868 from the west bank of the Fraser River, with tollhouse on left. (Photo credit: Quesnel and District Museum and Archives)

First Alexandra Bridge is long gone, but lives on in pictures

First bridge in operation from 1863 to 1894, when flooding badly damaged the structure

First Alexandra Bridge pictured in 1868 from the west bank of the Fraser River, with tollhouse on left. (Photo credit: Quesnel and District Museum and Archives)
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).
Ashcroft Communities in Bloom volunteers ready to get growing at the Heritage Park in May 2019. A work bee is being organized for April 18, and the daylily bed (pictured) will be one of the areas tackled. (Photo credit: David Gory)

Ashcroft CiB holding Heritage Park work bee on April 18

Community members invited to lend a hand and get the Heritage Park sparkling for the season

  • Apr 14, 2021
Ashcroft Communities in Bloom volunteers ready to get growing at the Heritage Park in May 2019. A work bee is being organized for April 18, and the daylily bed (pictured) will be one of the areas tackled. (Photo credit: David Gory)
Anyone out walking on area trails at this time of year should beware of taking burdock hooks (pictured) for a ride, and transporting the invasive plant to fresh pastures. (Photo credit: TNIPMC)

Stop invasives in your tracks if you’re hitting the trail

Know when, where, and how to enjoy spring back country adventures without invasive plants

  • Apr 7, 2021
Anyone out walking on area trails at this time of year should beware of taking burdock hooks (pictured) for a ride, and transporting the invasive plant to fresh pastures. (Photo credit: TNIPMC)
(clockwise from top l) Easter Scavenger Hunt grand prize winners Kendra, Alex, Jackie, Averley, and Ella Frediani. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Scavenger hunt prize draw winners look forward to summer swimming

The Frediani family of Ashcroft won a gift basket including a family pool pass

(clockwise from top l) Easter Scavenger Hunt grand prize winners Kendra, Alex, Jackie, Averley, and Ella Frediani. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)