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Orange Shirt Day founder Phyllis Webstad from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation lives in Williams Lake. (Photo credit: Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)

Orange Shirt Society founder hopeful for future of Indigenous families

Phyllis Webstad will be at Niagara Falla for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

First responders working on an overdose victim in Penticton in September, 2022. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Interior Health advising drug testing after recent overdoses

Testing equipment is available in communities across the Interior

Orange Shirt Day founder Phyllis Webstad from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation lives in Williams Lake, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Orange Shirt Society founder hopeful for future of Indigenous families

Phyllis Webstad will be at Niagara Fall for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Orange Shirt Day founder Phyllis Webstad from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation lives in Williams Lake, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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The Green Thumb team won the award for ‘Most Creative’ planter, in part for their whimsical use of painted stone ladybugs that passers-by were encouraged to take. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Prizes awarded in Cache Creek Adopt a Planter program

Program saw 30 planters adopted and cared for by residents and community organizations

The Green Thumb team won the award for ‘Most Creative’ planter, in part for their whimsical use of painted stone ladybugs that passers-by were encouraged to take. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Lytton councillor candidate Jessoa Lightfoot. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Lytton councillor candidate Jessoa Lightfoot

‘I bring to the table my past village experience and knowledge’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Lytton councillor candidate Jessoa Lightfoot. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Project partners and supporters turned out for the “That’s a Wrap!” celebration at the 1926 Alexandra Bridge in the traditional territory of the Spuzzum First Nation. (from l) Brent Ballingall (CN); Kristine Pérez de León (Hope Mountain Centre); Roberta Webster (Rivershed Society); Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart; Fraser Valley Regional District Electoral Area ‘B’ Representative Dennis Adamson; Justine Nelson (Rivershed Society); Spuzzum First Nation Chief James Hobart; Byron Spinks (NPTGS); Don Hauka (NPTGS); Liam Hall (Heritage Masonry); Craig Schaper (Associated Engineering). (Photo credit: NPTGS)

New Pathways to Gold Society promoting our unique heritage

Since 2007, group has been working to promote a more inclusive history along the Gold Rush corridor

Project partners and supporters turned out for the “That’s a Wrap!” celebration at the 1926 Alexandra Bridge in the traditional territory of the Spuzzum First Nation. (from l) Brent Ballingall (CN); Kristine Pérez de León (Hope Mountain Centre); Roberta Webster (Rivershed Society); Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart; Fraser Valley Regional District Electoral Area ‘B’ Representative Dennis Adamson; Justine Nelson (Rivershed Society); Spuzzum First Nation Chief James Hobart; Byron Spinks (NPTGS); Don Hauka (NPTGS); Liam Hall (Heritage Masonry); Craig Schaper (Associated Engineering). (Photo credit: NPTGS)

Ashcroft-Cache Creek seniors’ centre looking for new members

Some activities, including weekly Bingo, have now resumed, and new members are welcome

This Cary safe, advertised as being for sale for $85 in 1922, had no takers, and is still in the <em>Journal</em> office. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

In 1897, there is sympathy for woman who killed an assailant

Coroner’s jury says woman acted in self-defence killing a man ‘just trying to have some fun with her’

This Cary safe, advertised as being for sale for $85 in 1922, had no takers, and is still in the <em>Journal</em> office. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Lytton councillor candidate Jennifer Thoss. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Lytton councillor candidate Jennifer Thoss

‘I can offer commitment, energy, and critical thinking’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Lytton councillor candidate Jennifer Thoss. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Lytton councillor candidate Ken Pite. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Lytton councillor candidate Ken Pite

‘I will bring my skills in problem solving as my contribution to council’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Lytton councillor candidate Ken Pite. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Lytton councillor candidate Melissa Michell. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Lytton councillor candidate Melissa Michell

‘The greatest asset I can bring to the table will be open and honest communication’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Lytton councillor candidate Melissa Michell. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Lytton councillor candidate Nonie McCann. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Lytton councillor candidate Nonie McCann

‘I prefer to listen to what others have to say’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Lytton councillor candidate Nonie McCann. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Ashcroft councillor candidate Jessica Clement. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Ashcroft councillor candidate Jessica Clement

‘I offer a youthful perspective on the challenges that face our community’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Ashcroft councillor candidate Jessica Clement. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Ashcroft councillor candidate Jonah Anstett. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Ashcroft councillor candidate Jonah Anstett

‘I’m always available to hear from the citizens of Ashcroft’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Ashcroft councillor candidate Jonah Anstett. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Lytton mayoral candidate Edith Loring-Kuhanga. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Lytton mayoral candidate Edith Loring-Kuhanga

‘I serve my constituents and need to gain their trust and respect’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Lytton mayoral candidate Edith Loring-Kuhanga. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Lytton mayoral candidate Willie Nelson. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Lytton mayoral candidate Willie Nelson

‘What I lack in experience I make up for in passion, determination, and action’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Lytton mayoral candidate Willie Nelson. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Lytton mayoral candidate Denise O’Connor. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Lytton mayoral candidate Denise O’Connor

‘I am passionate about doing whatever it takes to see Lytton move forward’

Lytton mayoral candidate Denise O’Connor. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Ashcroft councillor candidate Joris Ekering. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Ashcroft councillor candidate Joris Ekering

‘I have always been active in community affairs’

  • Sep 28, 2022
Ashcroft councillor candidate Joris Ekering. (Photo credit: Submitted)