Community

Celebrate our 2020 grads in Ashcroft, Cache Creek, and Clinton

Parades in all three communities will allow people to come out and cheer for our grads

Information sought about Pigeon family for online exhibition

Moses Pigeon and his brother were pioneer ranchers in B.C. Interior

  • Jun 10, 2020
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Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
Self-isolated Aldergrove grandpa finds way to surprise grandson on 3rd birthday
How much to spend on a baby shower gift

QUIZ: A celebration of weddings

How much do you know about wedding traditions and famous marriages?

Library system plans virtual escape room challenge for teens

Program is one of three events designed for teenagers to take part in

Legendary packer Cataline explored in new book by BC author

Book explores the life and experiences of packer who was a legend throughout the Interior

Ashcroft Museum invites people to take part in ‘Project of Heart’

Participants will be able to decorate a tile for display in the museum

  • Jun 4, 2020

Honour our caregivers and seniors at Ashcroft Hospital on June 14

Plus order a free ‘Slow Down Kids Playing’ sign to warn drivers and keep kids safe

Diversity and knowing your enemy will help you win the weed war

Garden Talk with Dr. Catherine Tarasoff

  • Jun 4, 2020

Time for some tick talk to keep people and pets safe from pests

Pesky creatures peak in June, but are out there lurking throughout summer and fall

Ashcroft food bank benefits from donation as demand increases

Community Futures Thompson Country provides much-needed cash donation

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

Father’s Day Walk Run for prostate cancer will be virtual event this year throughout B.C.

The annual fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC has brought in $2.5 million since 1999

Public will have input on changes to interior of Ashcroft Library

Local libraries also offering new takeout service as they work toward reopening

Signs of reopening are in the air for many local organizations

Safety first is the motto as organizations start to reopen or move toward that goal

Ashcroft photographer has learned a hard lesson: always have your camera with you

Guy Lundstrom, a prizewinner at Art Exposed in Kamloops, stil regrets the shot that got away

Bears are back and they’re not social distancing from humans

As you’re out working in your yard, take care of some items that might attract hungry bears

QUIZ: Crowds and solitude

As COVID-19 restrictions have been relaxed, here’s a quiz about crowded places and isolation

Local News Briefs: Clinton’s Heritage Week events cancelled, so celebrate online

Plus Health Care thrift store hopes to reopen soon, extras needed near Lytton, and more

Don’t forget about people with dementia during the pandemic

Support for those with dementia and their caregivers is now more crucial than ever