Clinton hosted the CIB Provincial Awards in 2018 and scored a 4-Bloom rating. Raven Nyman photo.

The Rundown: Clinton News

Clinton wins 5 Blooms for first time at 16th Annual Provincial Awards

Clintons bags five blooms

For the first time ever, Clinton has been awarded the top achievement by BC Communities in Bloom. Congratulations to the Village for achieving the rank of 5-Bloom for the first time during the 16th Annual Provincial Awards ceremony in Surrey. Clinton hosted last year’s Provincial Awards in the village and the community was a 4-Bloom winner for 2018.

Mayor and Council head to UBCM

Clinton’s Mayor Susan Swan and village councillors will be attending the 2019 Union of BC Municipalities Convention (UBCM) in Vancouver this week from Sept. 23 to 27.

Mayor Swan said that council has requested meetings with various ministries to bring their concerns and questions directly to the provincial Ministers.

“It is also an occasion to network with other communities that may be facing similar challenges, an opportunity to vote on resolutions that give the UBCM Board a mandate to lobby directly to the provincial Government, and workshops and clinics on various topics that can benefit our community,” wrote Swan in September’s Clinton Lariat.

“We assure you that your concerns are not taken lightly and your Mayor and Council will always strive to do what is best for the community. After all, it is our community, too,” wrote Swan.

Community Forest Field Tour scheduled

The Clinton and District Community Forest of BC Ltd. will hold a public Field Tour on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The tour was first held last year and was well-received, hence its return to the community for 2019.

On Oct. 19 the public is invited to tour the Community Forest’s recent operations on Hart Ridge and discuss all aspects of the Community Forest.

Transportation and lunch will be provided for the tour, which departs from the Village office at 1423 Cariboo Highway at 9:15 a.m.

Additional parking will be available at the back of the Village office in addition to street parking. Interested individuals should note that proper dress and footwear is required for this tour, which will involve some walking. To register for the tour, contact Steve Law at 250-706-9251 or Teri Allison at 250-314-7602.

Clinton Country Artists art show happening this weekend

The Clinton Country Artists will be holding an art show in the local Legion basement from Sept. 27 through Sept. 29. The show gets started on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. and wraps up on Sunday at 3 p.m.

Anyone interested in perusing local art is invited to stop by to check out the show.

Do you have Clinton news to report? Submit your local news tips to ravenbrookn@hotmail.com

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Clinton and District Community Forest passes audit

According to a news release from Forest Practices Board on Feb. 19,… Continue reading

Research casts ‘last stop sign on Trans-Canada’ claim into doubt

Sign was removed from junction of Highways 1 and 97 in Cache Creek in February 1984

Savona athletes head to BC Winter Games

Akira Susanj and Alexander Teague competing in karate events

Ashcroft councillor wants to revisit Village’s burning bylaw

Raven Nyman’s regular report on Ashcroft council

Cache Creek unsuccessful in bid for Quartz Road bridge funding

Highlights from the most recent meeting of Cache Creek council

HIGHLIGHTS: Day one and two at the 2020 BC Winter Games

Athletes had sunny – but cold – weather to work with in Fort St. John

Tyler Toffoli scores twice, Canucks crush Bruins 9-3

Stecher, Miller each add three points for Vancouver

Zamboni driver, 42, earns NHL win over Maple Leafs

Emergency goalie called into action for Carolina Hurricanes

Governor general says multiple solutions needed for ‘complicated’ overdose issue

Julie Payette met at a fire hall with firefighters and police officers as well as politicians and health experts

Landlord ordered to pay $11K after harassing B.C. mom to move days after giving birth

Germaine Valdez was pressured to move just a few days after giving birth by C-section to her child

Heart attacks strike B.C. husband and wife just over one year apart

Courtenay couple share personal stories to bring awareness to heart month

‘Nothing surprises us anymore:’ U.S. border officials find brain in package

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents found the brain packed in a glass mason jar in a Canada Post shipment

B.C., Ottawa sign sweeping 30-year deal for northern caribou habitat

West Moberly, Saulteau co-manage new protection on two million acres

Eyes on police after Trudeau orders blockades torn down, injunctions enforced

The RCMP in B.C. have sent a letter to the traditional leaders of the Wet’suwet’en Nation

Most Read