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The Rundown: Clinton News

A Clinton business is closing down, Music in the Park returns, a book signing, and more.

  • Aug 14th, 2018

Flooding hits Cache Creek trailer park again

Residents say some easy steps could be taken to alleviate ongoing damage.

Closure of Steelhead fishery a blow to Spences Bridge

Decision to close the fishery comes after prediction of fewer than 200 returning fish in 2018.

Clinton to host provincial Communities in Bloom conference and awards

Clinton’s Yvette May, chair of the provincial CiB, says it’s about more than just flowers.

Local News Briefs: Moonlight Movie in the Park is coming

The hit film Peter Rabbit will be screened in the Ashcroft Pool Park on Monday, August 20.

Fraser-Nicola MLA frustrated by lack of progress on Clinton seniors’ housing

Jackie Tegart talks about various issues affecting the riding.

BC Wildfire Update - Aug. 13. 2018
Trudeau lays flowers at Fredericton police headquarters
Fredericton police chief says force is struggling to cope with loss
Mourners light candles to honour Fredericton shooting victims

Painting of Ashcroft fetches more than $200,000 at auction

A 1965 painting of the town by E. J. Hughes exceeded pre-auction estimate at recent sale.

Lytton River Festival promises fun for the whole family

There are new events lined up this year, as well as old favourites like Chicken Poop Bingo.

  • Aug 14th, 2018

Ashcroft RCMP files: Don’t be a butthead

Throwing a cigarette butt out of your car window can lead to a hefty fine.

  • Aug 14th, 2018

Be prepared in case of emergency evacuation

Plan ahead to ensure you have everything you need in case you need to leave your house suddenly.

Lytton RCMP files: A friend takes advantage

Plus an attempted break-in, the recovery of a stolen truck, and more.

  • Aug 14th, 2018

TNRD downgraded evacuation order for the area east of 70 Mile House to an alert

Residents in affected areas are to remain prepared in case of another order

UPDATED: 84 active wildfires and 9 wildfires-of-note in Cariboo Fire Centre Aug. 12

The latest update on wildfires, evacuation alerts and orders within the Cariboo Fire Centre

UPDATED: Highway 97 reopens at Clinton, Cache Creek following mudslide activity

Motorists advised to use caution while travelling through affected areas

Ashcroft under Boil Water Notice due to high turbidity

Residents are asked to restrict water use to keep silt out of reservoirs.

Highway 99 reopens to single-lane, alternating traffic

Mudslides have once again hampered traffic in the region following heavy rains.

TNRD issues evacuation alert for Bonaparte-Young Lake area

Alert is due to wildfire burning northeast of Young Lake

  • Aug 10th, 2018

UPDATE (10 p.m.): 87 active wildfires and 8 wildfires-of-note in Cariboo Fire Centre

Lang Lake fires increased to 440 and 345 hectares, inciting an evacuation order from the CRD