Local News

New MP committed to serving all residents of far-flung riding

Brad Vis says a representative will be in Ashcroft/Cache Creek regularly to help constituents

Journal subscribers help Black Press help the food bank

Black Press donated $5 for every new and renewed sub in October to E. Fry food bank

Year in Review part 3: A new fire engine and charging station for Cache Creek

Plus two missing Surrey men are found dead near Spences Bridge, and Cornwall Lookout gets a clean-up

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Shelter Point Distillery

Clinton council approves zoning change at former elementary school site

Move paves the way for the building of a seniors’ living facility proposed for the site

  • Dec 23, 2019

Food bank thankful for food, cash donations from Holiday Train visit

Food bank received $5,500 from CP, as well as food and cash donations from attendees

Lucky Lions raffle winners get early Christmas gift

Three winners were drawn in Lions Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year

Less daylight, bad weather mean drivers and pedestrians need to take care

Whether you’re in a vehicle or on foot, take steps to see and be seen

  • Dec 23, 2019

Lytton RCMP files

Intoxication a common thread in several recent Lytton cases

  • Dec 23, 2019

Two local Bantam players off to Kamloops hockey tournament

Darius Kirkpatrick and Kheller Ouellette looking forward to tournament

‘Dear Santa: I want to know what your workshop looks like’

Letters to Santa from Ms Ellis’s Desert Sands Community School Grade 2/3 class

  • Dec 22, 2019

One man injured in accident involving CN train, vehicle in Ashcroft

The driver was transported to hospital with undisclosed injuries

Year in Review part 2: Drag races return to area after four year absence

Cache Creek to rejoin transit, Eco-Depot site meets resistance, an NHL star comes home, and more

Get the most out of Boxing Day bargains and end-of-year deals

Do your homework, know which businesses you can trust, and check the return policy

  • Dec 17, 2019

Seniors’ Harvest Bazaar numbers were down but profits were up

Seniors’ Centre taking a small break over the Christmas season but will be back in the New Year

  • Dec 17, 2019

Merry and Bright display brings Christmas cheer to Ashcroft library

Colourful display will be open during regular library hours through end of December

Highland Valley Copper hopes to extend mine life until 2040

Teck HVC presentation at Ashcroft council meeting explains plans for site’s future

  • Dec 17, 2019

Nervous about driving in snow and ice? You’re not alone

A lot of drivers don’t like to drive in inclement weather, but many aren’t taking steps to stay safe

Record crowd turns out for CP Holiday Train visit to Ashcroft

Food bank received $5,500 from CP, as well as food and cash donations from attendees

Alone this Christmas? The Equality Project offers lunch on Dec. 25

Plus a local service offers a way to get home safely from holiday merry-making