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Butterfly mural at the Ashcroft HUB, October 2021. Photo credit: Ashcroft HUB

Mural project aims to help people heal through creating art

New project looking for participants throughout the region to create murals for the Ashcroft HUB

Butterfly mural at the Ashcroft HUB, October 2021. Photo credit: Ashcroft HUB
Employers are trying to find ways to entice workers back to the office after COVID-19 made working remotely a popular option for many. (Photo credit: Mohamed Hassan/pxhere)

No one knows the long-term effects of COVID-19 on the workforce

COVID-19 might lead to a new re-imagined labour force

  • Nov 9, 2022
Employers are trying to find ways to entice workers back to the office after COVID-19 made working remotely a popular option for many. (Photo credit: Mohamed Hassan/pxhere)
Chef Jade Berg on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. (HULU photo)

PODCAST.: B.C. chef Jade Berg gets creative on Disney’s ‘Chefs vs. Wild’

TODAY IN B.C.: Foraging in the woods on the Sunshine Coast to create a 5-star meal

Chef Jade Berg on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. (HULU photo)
James Teit (second from l) with (from l) Nlaka’pamux Chief John Tetlanetza, Ktunaxa Chief Paul David, and St’at’imc Chief Thomas Adolph of the B.C. Interior during a lobbying trip to Ottawa in 1916.

In 1922, legendary Spences Bridge ethnographer James Teit dies

Teit was celebrated for his studies of, and advocacy for, the native people of the B.C. Interior

James Teit (second from l) with (from l) Nlaka’pamux Chief John Tetlanetza, Ktunaxa Chief Paul David, and St’at’imc Chief Thomas Adolph of the B.C. Interior during a lobbying trip to Ottawa in 1916.
Marlee’s Den budtenders Vanessa and Christina at the Cache Creek location. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

New Cache Creek business breaking the stigma around cannabis

‘We’ve come a long way’ says Marlee’s Den owner Shawn Dang

Marlee’s Den budtenders Vanessa and Christina at the Cache Creek location. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The B.X. Express mail stage leaving Ashcroft for Clinton, 150 Mile, Soda Creek, and Quesnel in 1905. In 1922 the mail stage — which by then had transitioned to motor vehicles — ended, with mail being transported north via train. (Photo credit: Ashcroft Museum and Archives)

In 1922, it’s the end of the line for the Cariboo road mail stage

As of November 1922, mail would travel north by train, meaning the end of an era

The B.X. Express mail stage leaving Ashcroft for Clinton, 150 Mile, Soda Creek, and Quesnel in 1905. In 1922 the mail stage — which by then had transitioned to motor vehicles — ended, with mail being transported north via train. (Photo credit: Ashcroft Museum and Archives)
Vintage postcard, no date

Clinton Seniors’ Marketplace coming to Memorial Hall Nov. 5

All are welcome at annual fundraising event

  • Nov 2, 2022
Vintage postcard, no date
The COVID-19 pandemic’s full impact on families will probably not be known for many years. (Photo credit: Heike Trautmann)

The COVID-19 pandemic and how it affects the future of families

The pandemic is still affecting people, a pattern that could extend well into the future

  • Nov 2, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic’s full impact on families will probably not be known for many years. (Photo credit: Heike Trautmann)
Dr. Reka Gustafson. (file photo)
Dr. Reka Gustafson. (file photo)
Michael Mylonas, from left, Nelson William, and Brian Finnie sit atop a peak they climbed during their trip across the Coast Mountains to the coast. (Jimmie Lulua photo)

Spiritual journey marks a return to land and tradition for Chilcotin’s Xeni Gwet’in

Members of Xeni Gwet’in hike across the Coast Mountains to reclaim historic trade route

Michael Mylonas, from left, Nelson William, and Brian Finnie sit atop a peak they climbed during their trip across the Coast Mountains to the coast. (Jimmie Lulua photo)
The after-school hours can be difficult for the thousands of kids younger than age 12 who don’t attend an after-school program. The United Way BC School’s Out program was designed to meet this need. Photo courtesy United Way

United Way BC helps families thrive through after-school programming

Imagine you’re 6 years old. Grade one! You love your teacher and…

  • Oct 31, 2022
The after-school hours can be difficult for the thousands of kids younger than age 12 who don’t attend an after-school program. The United Way BC School’s Out program was designed to meet this need. Photo courtesy United Way
Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct 31 is a time for candy, costumes and scary movies

Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)
Hans Best, 18, of Smithers dresses up as Cody Call from C+ Rodeos in Williams Lake for Halloween. (Lissa Bradley photo)

Smithers teen goes as 150 Mile House C+ Rodeos bull fighter for Halloween

Bull fighter Cody Call, 24, made a lasting impression on Hans Best, 18, last August

Hans Best, 18, of Smithers dresses up as Cody Call from C+ Rodeos in Williams Lake for Halloween. (Lissa Bradley photo)
Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).

Moosemeat & Marmalade episodes filmed in Bella Coola showing on APTN

The docuseries filmed two episodes in Nuxalkulmc last year, both directed by Banchi Hanuse

Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).
Clinton’s Yvette May has been named the provincial B.C. CiB Community Champion, in recognition of her efforts with Clinton CiB and for the provincial organization. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton’s Yvette May recognized as a blooming good volunteer

May has been named the provincial B.C. CiB Community Champion, in recognition of her work

Clinton’s Yvette May has been named the provincial B.C. CiB Community Champion, in recognition of her efforts with Clinton CiB and for the provincial organization. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Ashlene Minnabarriet (standing, second from l in red shirt) with the Cache Creek Thrashers in June 2022. (Photo credit: Softball BC)

Ashlene Minnabarriet named Softball BC’s ‘Unsung Hero’ for 2022

Minnabarriet has been president of the Cache Creek Softball Association for last three years

Ashlene Minnabarriet (standing, second from l in red shirt) with the Cache Creek Thrashers in June 2022. (Photo credit: Softball BC)
An undated photograph shows the Ashcroft cannery building on Railway Avenue. (Photo credit: Ashcroft Museum and Archives)

In 1947, it’s a bumper year for tomatoes at the Ashcroft cannery

The cannery processed 2,500 tons of tomatoes and 325 tons of pumpkin

An undated photograph shows the Ashcroft cannery building on Railway Avenue. (Photo credit: Ashcroft Museum and Archives)
(Photo credit: Mohamed Hassan/Pixabay)

Planning our students’ future together benefits everyone

Kids need to know we care about and support their future plans

  • Oct 26, 2022
(Photo credit: Mohamed Hassan/Pixabay)
Abbotsford resident Cam Massey was checking his overnight video surveillance footage on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 26 when he came across a clip of a bear making off with a pumpkin in the townhouse complex where he lives. (Screenshot from video)

VIDEO: Camera captures pumpkin-stealing bear in Abbotsford

Thief rolls its find through townhouse complex and then abandons it

Abbotsford resident Cam Massey was checking his overnight video surveillance footage on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 26 when he came across a clip of a bear making off with a pumpkin in the townhouse complex where he lives. (Screenshot from video)
Bruce Cameron. (File photo)

PODCAST.: Turnout for B.C. 2022 municipal elections down from 2018

TODAY IN B.C.: Voting online, campaign issues and mayoralty races discussed

Bruce Cameron. (File photo)