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Thompson-Nicola Regional Library system Footnotes

An eBook class at Ashcroft, a tea part in Cache Creek, puzzles in Clinton, and much more

Overnight closure at Ashcroft emergency department

Department will be closed from midnight on Sunday, Jan. 27

Golden Country: The Golden Age of the Garbage Gobbler

These friendly monsters were once a common sight alongside B.C.’s highways

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West Coast kids learn about ocean safety
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Bus company gets extension on regional routes

Merritt Shuttle Bus Service has until end of February to get buses on the road

Local News Briefs: Historical Museum Society AGM coming soon

Plus Rotary is looking for Citizen of the Year nominations, a ‘Purge the House’ sale, and more

Ashcroft council debates hot tub replacement, snow clearing, and more

Two big-dollar items on recent council agenda

  • Jan 22, 2019

Suspect arrested in connection with Merritt-area church fires

Four churches were the target of an arsonist last week, with one completely destroyed

From the Centre: Ashcroft-Cache Creek Seniors

Mark your calendars for the 80+ luncheon on Feb. 21, and celebrate some wonderful seniors

  • Jan 22, 2019

Support available for local residents living with dementia

The First Link Dementia Hotline is available toll-free throughout the province

  • Jan 22, 2019

Interior Health hopes to make pregnancy less challenging

New SmartMom program offers moms-to-be timely advice throughout their pregnancy.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Fire destroys home on Brink Street in Ashcroft

All occupants escaped safely but house was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived

B.C. dangerous offender in court for violating no-contact order, sends letter to victim

Wayne Belleville was shocked to see a letter addressed to him from his shooter, Ronald Teneycke

Man, 31, charged in Cache Creek fatal shooting

Corey Richard Harkness appeared on one count of murder in provincial court in Kamloops

Free fun events coming up during Family Literacy Week

Family fun includes crafts, Lego creations, skating, and more

Lytton RCMP files: Not-so-merry Christmas for one driver

A lump of coal for a driver caught going well above the speed limit on Christmas Day

  • Jan 15, 2019

Historic Nicola Valley church destroyed by fire

Murray United Church one of four Merritt-area churches touched by fire on same night

Provincial award recognizes excellence in education

Nominations sought from public for excellent educators in their community

Southern Interior to witness total lunar eclipse in January

Totality will occur in the evening of Sunday, Jan. 20, so you don’t have to stay up late to see it

South Cariboo Minor Soccer gears up for new season

Registration has increased steadily every year since 2014, with the league nearly doubling in size

Local News Briefs: Ashcroft features in new movie

Plus workshops, a concert, a hockey fundraiser, grants, a health care survey, and much more