Local News

High-volume littering at Cape Scott draws ire from hiking groups

Popular Vancouver Island hiking spot not closing, but frustration about crowding grows

Journal seeks suggestions for Hometown Heroes for special feature

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond during the pandemic? Let us know!

Water Conservation Superstars wanted for Ashcroft poster contest

Winning poster will be used around town to promote water conservation

New website offers free legal advice to do with COVID-19 matters

Website offers legal information relating to new COVID-19 laws and regulations

Fire and pandemic haven’t derailed Clinton store’s three year plan

Hunnie’s Mercantile, which started in 2017, is ‘dead on target’ with its plans to expand

Save Our Summer concert tour coming to Ashcroft, Clinton, Lytton

Los Borrachos embarks on first Canadian tour to bring free concerts to B.C. communities

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Crown Lease secured for land for new Loon Lake fire hall

Construction on hall to replace one destroyed in 2017 expected to start next year

‘Brushing’ scam involving unordered goods such as seeds on the rise

Scammers use unordered merchandise to make glowing reviews look legitimate

Masks will be mandatory on all BC Transit buses from Aug. 24

New rule will apply to community bus serving Ashcroft, Cache Creek, and Clinton

Psalm 23 Society gives hope to people, gives back to community

‘When someone reaches out we want to be there for them’

Royal B.C. Museum wants B.C.’s COVID-19 nature observations

COVID-19 Collecting For Our Time: ongoing project cataloguing province’s pandemic experience

Wheels in motion for mountain biking trail project near Clinton

Project to provide immediate employment while resulting in new trail on Jesmond Mountain

New wildfire springs up north of Clinton; lightning suspected as cause

Fire is not a flare-up of blaze that started on Aug. 1 near 51 Mile Creek

Better at Home program still up and running, with some changes

Transportation services have been suspended, but other services still going

Free online course aims to keep care home residents, staff safe

Course gives basic COVID-19 information and safety procedures for visitors to protect the vulnerable

Mental health and well-being top of mind for many seniors during pandemic

Rockin’ and Talkin’ With the Clinton Seniors’ Association

  • Aug 5, 2020

Financial assistance available for victims of flooding in TNRD

Government will pay 80% of eligible claims resulting from flood damage

Ashcroft council votes to go ahead with tax sale as usual

Deteriorating Tingley Street apartment buildings cited during discussion at recent meeting

Clinton RCMP looking for Citizens on Patrol program volunteers

Organizer hoping to have enough people to get program started in September