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New space for respite/palliative care room at Ashcroft Hospital

Hospice program volunteers help make space homey and welcoming

The Rundown: Clinton News

A grand re-opening for Clinton’s fitness room, now with additional and updated equipment

  • Jan 15, 2019

Theatre Diary 1: Dancing rats and walking trees

Rehearsals for Shrek the Musical Jr. get underway, with lots of new actors coming on board

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West Coast kids learn about ocean safety
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Five tricks to avoid holiday weight gain
See our best photographs from 2018

Canada Summer Jobs program accepting applications

Program now expanded to include all youth aged 15 to 30, not just students

  • Jan 15, 2019

One man dead after shooting in Cache Creek

A gofundme page has been set up to fund a Celebration of Life for Brock Ledoux

‘Tripod’ delays access to Unist’ot’en camp

Social media rumours of cultural significance quashed, meaning police “exclusion zones” should end.

Hereditary chiefs negotiate injunction agreement

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs abide by interim injunction, but gate stays up. Still opposed.

Unist’ot’en open gate

The camp is complying with the temporary injunction allowing natural gas pipeline workers through.

Mosaic map highlights more than 60 pieces of art in Ashcroft

Second edition of map showcases town’s mosaic and glass artwork

Ideas being sought for new Chinese Canadian Museum

Share your ideas about what a new provincial Chinese Canadiam Museum should look like

  • Jan 9, 2019

New mosaic unveiled at Sage Hills Church

Ashcroft’s mesa subdivision gets its first public glass mosaic

More changes coming to recycling program

A seventh stream of packaging materials will now be accepted, plus good news for smal businesses

Local News Briefs: Unleash your inner artist at ‘Brushes Without Booze’

Plus mark the calendar for Seedy Saturday and a ‘Purge the House’ spring sale

New rescue truck for Clinton firefighters

Fire department got a wonderful Christmas gift to close the year

  • Jan 9, 2019

Clinton, Cache Creek see spike in property assessments

General trend of assessments is upward in the Thompson region

School District 74 sees significant increase in completion rates

Large gains made by Indigenous and male students when it comes to graduation rates

Online auction raises funds for new Cache Creek fire engine

Close to $40,000 raised, thanks to local businesses, residents, and Fraserway RV

Golden Country: It took some time for religion to come to Ashcroft

Early settlers were busy carving out a new life, but took time to establish a church in the new town

Resolve not to get scammed in 2019

A few simple tips will help keep you, your money, and your information safe

  • Jan 9, 2019

Province’s caribou herds under threat

Government taking steps to protect sensitive habitats and species at risk