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Cache Creek’s David Dubois takes in the action in Qatar as Canada plays in its first men’s World Cup since 1986. (Photo credit: David Dubois)

In Qatar, Canadian fans prepare to keep singing despite losses

Canada was considered a longshot to make it to the World Cup, but men’s team overcame the odds

  • Nov 30, 2022
Cache Creek’s David Dubois takes in the action in Qatar as Canada plays in its first men’s World Cup since 1986. (Photo credit: David Dubois)
Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about world cup soccer?

Soccer is enjoyed around the world and is played by people of all ages

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Rotary Club of Ashcroft/Cache Creek president Theresa Takacs (r) with 2019 Ashcroft Citizen of the Year recipient Esther Lang in June 2022. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Rotary Club looking for nominations for Citizens of the Year

Program honouring those who go above and beyond in our communities now in its 18th year

Rotary Club of Ashcroft/Cache Creek president Theresa Takacs (r) with 2019 Ashcroft Citizen of the Year recipient Esther Lang in June 2022. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)

PODCAST.: Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer-songwriter tells story of legendary pioneer in one-woman show

Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)
Katelyn Ducharme (l) and Jenna Alexander dressed up as western women for the Clinton For Kids dinner and auction on Nov. 19. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton PAC dinner and auction raise $40,000 for local students

After two-year hiatus, event returned with a record-setting bang

Katelyn Ducharme (l) and Jenna Alexander dressed up as western women for the Clinton For Kids dinner and auction on Nov. 19. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Wildlife winner ‘Spreading Your Wings’ by Heather Pearson. (Photo credit: LLCRAS)

Loon Lake fundraising calendar showcases spectacular shots

More than 80 photographs were submitted, with 12 making the cut for 2023 calendar

Wildlife winner ‘Spreading Your Wings’ by Heather Pearson. (Photo credit: LLCRAS)
Cache Creek resident David Dubois, who is in Qatar for the World Cup, with some of the local wildlife. (Photo credit: David Dubois)

Game on! Cache Creek resident soaks up World Cup experience in Qatar

It’s been a long road to this year’s World Cup, but David Dubois is there to cheer Canada on

  • Nov 22, 2022
Cache Creek resident David Dubois, who is in Qatar for the World Cup, with some of the local wildlife. (Photo credit: David Dubois)
The coming of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885 meant that the Cariboo Waggon Road was all but abandoned, and soon fell into disrepair, as can be seen in this photograph taken around 1900 showing the Cariboo Road at left and the CP line on the far side of the river. By 1922 there were calls to repair and rebuild the historic road and make it suitable for motor cars.

In 1922, demand for a highway through Fraser Canyon continues

Sorry state of old Cariboo Waggon Road made it impassable for vehicles to and from coast

The coming of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885 meant that the Cariboo Waggon Road was all but abandoned, and soon fell into disrepair, as can be seen in this photograph taken around 1900 showing the Cariboo Road at left and the CP line on the far side of the river. By 1922 there were calls to repair and rebuild the historic road and make it suitable for motor cars.
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
With a surge of respiratory illness in fall and winter, Interior Health is encouraging everyone to get an influenza vaccine. Photo courtesy Interior Health

There’s still time to get your influenza vaccine

Public health officials with Interior Health (IH) remind everyone there is still…

  • Nov 21, 2022
With a surge of respiratory illness in fall and winter, Interior Health is encouraging everyone to get an influenza vaccine. Photo courtesy Interior Health
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)

Ukraine couple find safe harbour in Salmon Arm

‘Thus it was dangerous for us, a same sex couple, to be there and be ourselves’

  • Nov 21, 2022
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)
Several special Advent and Christmas events and services are coming up at St. Alban’s Anglican Church in Ashcroft. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Advent and Christmas events coming up at St. Alban’s church in Ashcroft

The four Sundays leading up to Christmas are a time for reflection

  • Nov 18, 2022
Several special Advent and Christmas events and services are coming up at St. Alban’s Anglican Church in Ashcroft. (Photo credit: Pixabay)
Former Williams Lake resident, Captain Shawn Tyerman, of the Royal Canadian Air Force touches down with a CC130 Hercules aircraft into the Williams Lake Regional Airport on Nov. 10, 2022 for a brief reunion with some friends. Read the story of Tyerman’s lifelong journey to realizing his aviation dreams on Page 9. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Pilot touches down CC-130 Hercules in Williams Lake after long journey to aviation

Flight a return to where his interest in aviation began, when his father flew firefighting airplanes

Former Williams Lake resident, Captain Shawn Tyerman, of the Royal Canadian Air Force touches down with a CC130 Hercules aircraft into the Williams Lake Regional Airport on Nov. 10, 2022 for a brief reunion with some friends. Read the story of Tyerman’s lifelong journey to realizing his aviation dreams on Page 9. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The COVID pandemic has had a huge impact on women’s employment and jobs. (Photo credit: Markus Winkler/pxhere)

COVID pandemic has made the feminization of poverty even worse

Women have been disproportionately hit by the effects of the pandemic on the workplace

  • Nov 16, 2022
The COVID pandemic has had a huge impact on women’s employment and jobs. (Photo credit: Markus Winkler/pxhere)
‘Cutting Ribbon On New Cariboo Strip’ (Nov. 20, 1947): ‘Picture shows Hon. E.C. Carson Minister of Works, cutting the white satin ribbon, assisted by Mrs. Matt. Porter owner of the 70-Mile House and old time resident of the district.’ (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> archives)

In 1947, a dramatic escape from Clinton jail leads to manhunt

Four escapees stole rifles, clothes, and cash and led pursuers on a two-day chase

‘Cutting Ribbon On New Cariboo Strip’ (Nov. 20, 1947): ‘Picture shows Hon. E.C. Carson Minister of Works, cutting the white satin ribbon, assisted by Mrs. Matt. Porter owner of the 70-Mile House and old time resident of the district.’ (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> archives)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Steve Pederson stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Confederation Square, in Ottawa. Pederson recently completed his seven-week sentry duty. Photo supplied

B.C. man completes seven-week term guarding the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Master Corporal Steve Pederson has been a Canadian Ranger for 31 years.…

Steve Pederson stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Confederation Square, in Ottawa. Pederson recently completed his seven-week sentry duty. Photo supplied
Placing coins on gravestones is a practice that is believed to have started during the Vietnam War. (Black Press Media file photo)

Coins on tombstones, an American tradition that has gradually taken root in Canada

Denomination of coin can show relationship to fallen soldier

  • Nov 11, 2022
Placing coins on gravestones is a practice that is believed to have started during the Vietnam War. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Habitat for Humanity build at 1375 Piercy Ave. in Courtenay continues to take shape. When completed the project will house 12 families. Photo by Yana Dimitrova.
The Habitat for Humanity build at 1375 Piercy Ave. in Courtenay continues to take shape. When completed the project will house 12 families. Photo by Yana Dimitrova.
Sierra Chi?ela William, right, sits with her grandmother Eileen William, after receiving her sash as a finalist for Miss Canada Petite Global. (Roger William photo)
Sierra Chi?ela William, right, sits with her grandmother Eileen William, after receiving her sash as a finalist for Miss Canada Petite Global. (Roger William photo)