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Drive-in movie, scavenger hunt, bike rodeo, and more on the way

As summer starts to wind down, there’s no shortage of things to do locally

Gold Rush Trail benefits from funding to encourage safe tourism

Projects will help promote businesses and communities along the Trail

Desert Hills Ranch weathers challenging year for workers, crops

COVID-19, flooding, and a rainy summer season have all been obstacles to overcome in 2020

Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
Miss Canada 2020
Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020

Keep cool, beat the heat, and save money when temperatures soar

More people are using air conditioning in their homes, but it could be costing them money

Lytton archaeological survey answers one question, uncovers more

Human remains were detected near the memorial to Chief Cexpe’nthlEm, but are they his?

New B.C. political party ‘further left than the NDP, greener than the Greens’

Skeena and Bulkley Valley EcoSocialist Party organizer Edward Quinlan explains the party’s philosophy

Missing 100 Mile area teen found safe in Kamloops

Haileigh Archie, 17, was found safe Tuesday at an extended family member’s home.

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Two people dead after Highway 1 collision west of Kamloops

Two-vehicle accident closed Trans-Canada Highway for more than five hours

Province, feds, Wet’suwet’en announce progress in MOU talks

Community engagement process launched to implement northern B.C. First Nation’s rights and title

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

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’

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!