Community

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

Ashcroft student gets up-close look at local government

‘It was a once in a lifetime opportunity for someone my age’

Christmas Hamper program gears up for another season

Last year 167 hampers were distributed, and more may be needed this year

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The Rundown: Clinton News

CiB craft sale a success, and a Clinton council meeting has a dramatic start

  • Oct 30, 2019

New glass mosaic celebrates 100 years of the Canadian National Railway

Ashcroft Communities in Bloom committee sponsored Legacy Park mosaic

  • Oct 30, 2019

Local News Briefs: Free flu shot clinics are coming up in local communities

Plus a passage to India, upcoming markets, Operation Christmas Child, and more

Soup’s On looking for volunteers to help with weekly lunches

Program has been providing hearty by-donation lunches in Ashcroft since January 2009

School District offers free lunch program for all students

Program is in effect for the 2019/2020 school year, and might be extended

Weather balloon from California rescued near Campbell River

Search led rescuers to remote wilderness on Quadra Island

Book tells tale of how B.C. office fax led to U.S. con man

Island man spent a few years tracking down victims listed on faxes

Ashcroft Fire Chief for a Day third in her family to be picked

Makenna Laskey was thrilled to follow in footsteps of aunt and brother

Break out your best costumes for Halloween events in Ashcroft

Plus some crafty gingerbread houses, an award for the TNRD, an addicition workshop, and more

Extra numbers lead to big win for Cache Creek couple

William and Sandra Morgan recently won $500,000 in a Lotto 6/49 draw

Students get up-close look at SilvaGro Tree Nursery near Walhachin

Children have had three visits to site, with one more still to come

Successful Sea Cadets fundraiser gets group closer to goal

Group is fundraising for a trip to Halifax in May 2020 to commemorate Battle of the Atlantic

Longtime Desert Daze Festival lead coordinator passing the torch

Mavourneen Varcoe-Ryan stepping down after eight years

The Rundown: Clinton News

Community Forest tour a great success, a howling good Halloween event, and more

  • Oct 23, 2019

Poppy campaign gets underway soon

The Royal Canadian Legion will once again have poppies available by donation

Enjoy a hot meal and help support Sea Cadets on Oct. 17

Interior Savings staff will be serving up a by-donation meal at the Legion on Thursday

Three Cache Creek students get to be Fire Chiefs for a Day

Kids get special ride to and from school, fire hall tour, and more