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Bighorn sheep undergoing COVID-like test

‘If only the bighorn sheep knew to socially-distance from their domestic cousins’

Honour our caregivers and seniors at Ashcroft Hospital on June 14

Plus order a free ‘Slow Down Kids Playing’ sign to warn drivers and keep kids safe

Diversity and knowing your enemy will help you win the weed war

Garden Talk with Dr. Catherine Tarasoff

  • Jun 4, 2020

Library system plans virtual escape room challenge for teens

Program is one of three events designed for teenagers to take part in

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British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
Self-isolated Aldergrove grandpa finds way to surprise grandson on 3rd birthday
How much to spend on a baby shower gift
Does your dog hate wearing a Halloween costume?

Ashcroft Museum invites people to take part in ‘Project of Heart’

Participants will be able to decorate a tile for display in the museum

  • Jun 4, 2020

Mobile harm reduction service making weekly trips to Cache Creek

Service provides free kits, instruction, information, and referrals to those who need it

Historic Hat Creek finds novel way to keep part of site open

VIP shopping experience offers people private visit to site’s gift shop

Time for some tick talk to keep people and pets safe from pests

Pesky creatures peak in June, but are out there lurking throughout summer and fall

B.C. government eyes antlerless moose harvest increase in bid to save caribou

Antlerless moose hunts reduce predation for threatened mountain caribou, says ministry

Ashcroft food bank benefits from donation as demand increases

Community Futures Thompson Country provides much-needed cash donation

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Village of Ashcroft announces appointment of new CAO

Daniela Dyck has accepted the position effective June 7

  • May 28, 2020

COVID-19 highlights lack of connectivity in First Nations communities

Many don’t have access required to utilize online platforms, says First Nations Technology Council

‘Survey says’ these are the most obvious places to leave a spare car key

Do you store a spare key in your car’s centre console? That’s the first place a thief will look

Public will have input on changes to interior of Ashcroft Library

Local libraries also offering new takeout service as they work toward reopening

Signs of reopening are in the air for many local organizations

Safety first is the motto as organizations start to reopen or move toward that goal

Ashcroft photographer has learned a hard lesson: always have your camera with you

Guy Lundstrom, a prizewinner at Art Exposed in Kamloops, stil regrets the shot that got away

Bears are back and they’re not social distancing from humans

As you’re out working in your yard, take care of some items that might attract hungry bears