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Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns

Provincial Health Authority staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel

Some big city shoppers heading to small towns to stock up

With the cupboard bare in many large centres, shoppers are flocking to places like Ashcroft

Lytton RCMP: Culprits take responsibility after spray painting incident

Plus stolen gas, a suspicious person, a strange tractor-trailer incident, and more

  • Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19 information: Transfer stations, Eco-Depots limit loads

Extend driver’s licences online, stay safe outdoors, get municipal government information, and more

School District 74 working so students can learn from home

Families will be contacted with details about learning plans for their students

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Village of Ashcroft taking steps to keep community safe

Check Village website for updates on changes affecting residents

  • Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19: Visitation limits in place at all Interior Health sites

Essential visits only restriction now in place to keep patients, healthcare workers safe

Out of control wildfire burning north of Lytton near Highway 1

BC Wildfire Service working to contain 150 hectare blaze

Interior Health cancels day programs, prioritizes admissions to protect seniors receiving care

Respite care, day programs cancelled as health authority ready themselves for COVID-19

Save-On-Foods temporarily bans reusable shopping bags, suspends bottle returns due to COVID-19

It has also limited its operating hours and implemented special shopping hour for seniors

Surgical masks pile up on Hong Kong beaches after COVID-19 outbreak

B.C. resident working with ocean conservation team to track trash on Soko Islands

Clinton gets new 4G LTE network

ABC Communications announced that they recently completed deploying a fixed 4G LTE…

Local News Briefs: Nominate an excellent educator

Plus Cache Creek Elementary to get new principal for 2020/21 school year

Theatre Diaries 5: Another WRAPS production is in the books

After weeks of rehearsals, five performances go by at lightning speed

A global pandemic becomes local for small B.C. communities

A Clinton business faces empty shelves and local groups curtail activities

  • Mar 18, 2020

Clinton CAO goes into self-isolation as precautionary measure, not yet tested for COVID-19

Clinton mayor stresses need to keep calm: ‘Panic is more rampant than COVID-19’

  • Mar 17, 2020

COVID-19 information, links, and impacts on local services

Information about tax return program, local bus, food banks, HUB, Soup’s On, and more