Community

Food bank thankful for food, cash donations from Holiday Train visit

Food bank received $5,500 from CP, as well as food and cash donations from attendees

‘Dear Santa: I want to know what your workshop looks like’

Letters to Santa from Ms Ellis’s Desert Sands Community School Grade 2/3 class

  • Dec 22, 2019

‘Dear Santa: Do you ever go swimming up there in the North Pole?’

Letters to Santa from Ms Hendrigan’s Desert Sands Community School Grade K/1 class

  • Dec 17, 2019
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‘Dear Santa: May I have a frog and a pair of high heel shoes’

Letters to Santa from Mrs. Pigeon’s Cache Creek Elementary School Grade 2/3 class

  • Dec 17, 2019

‘Hello Santa: Can you travel around the world in one night?’

Letters to Santa from Ms C. Marlow’s Desert Sands Community School Grade 1/2 class

  • Dec 17, 2019

Seniors’ Harvest Bazaar numbers were down but profits were up

Seniors’ Centre taking a small break over the Christmas season but will be back in the New Year

  • Dec 17, 2019

Merry and Bright display brings Christmas cheer to Ashcroft library

Colourful display will be open during regular library hours through end of December

Record crowd turns out for CP Holiday Train visit to Ashcroft

Food bank received $5,500 from CP, as well as food and cash donations from attendees

Alone this Christmas? The Equality Project offers lunch on Dec. 25

Plus a local service offers a way to get home safely from holiday merry-making

Police report break-in and items stolen at Clinton Purolator shed

Plus the Village is still seeking a CAO, a New Year’s party at the Legion, school news, and more

  • Dec 17, 2019

Efforts to rebuild historic Merritt church receive a needed boost

An anonymous donation of $50,000 has committee members hopeful fundraising goal will be reached

If you got out in the woods today for a tree, have a permit

Plus some tips for would-be Paul Bunyans intent on chopping down their own Christmas tree

‘Hi Santa: Remember when your elves called me a monster?’

Letters to Santa from Ms M. Marlow’s Desert Sands Community School Grade 3/4 class

  • Dec 10, 2019

Give ‘the gift of time’ this holiday season to those who are alone

Third annual campaign aims to raise awareness about seniors who feel disconnected from others

The Rundown: Clinton News

Clinton residents can enjoy indoor walking through the winter

  • Dec 10, 2019

Clinton Museum spaghetti fundraiser dinner for Food Bank was a big success

Diners provided the entertainment with a spirited quiz session

  • Dec 10, 2019

Local News Briefs: The CP Holiday Train is coming

Plus the Jrush Dance winter recital, free live music in Kamloops, an Escape Room, and more

Ashcroft Santa Parade attracted hundreds of happy onlookers

Three lucky shoppers won ‘Ashcroft Bucks’ to spend in downtown businesses

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service