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‘Dear Santa: Do you ever go swimming up there in the North Pole?’

Letters to Santa from Ms Hendrigan’s Desert Sands Community School Grade K/1 class

  • Dec 17, 2019

‘Dear Santa: May I have a frog and a pair of high heel shoes’

Letters to Santa from Mrs. Pigeon’s Cache Creek Elementary School Grade 2/3 class

  • Dec 17, 2019

‘Hello Santa: Can you travel around the world in one night?’

Letters to Santa from Ms C. Marlow’s Desert Sands Community School Grade 1/2 class

  • Dec 17, 2019
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Police report break-in and items stolen at Clinton Purolator shed

Plus the Village is still seeking a CAO, a New Year’s party at the Legion, school news, and more

  • Dec 17, 2019

Efforts to rebuild historic Merritt church receive a needed boost

An anonymous donation of $50,000 has committee members hopeful fundraising goal will be reached

Give ‘the gift of time’ this holiday season to those who are alone

Third annual campaign aims to raise awareness about seniors who feel disconnected from others

The Rundown: Clinton News

Clinton residents can enjoy indoor walking through the winter

  • Dec 10, 2019

Clinton Museum spaghetti fundraiser dinner for Food Bank was a big success

Diners provided the entertainment with a spirited quiz session

  • Dec 10, 2019

Local News Briefs: The CP Holiday Train is coming

Plus the Jrush Dance winter recital, free live music in Kamloops, an Escape Room, and more

Year in Review: Cache Creek homicide, Merritt church arson, and a fire engine fundraiser

Plus Citizens of the Year, a new bus service, a surprise birth, a forgotten treasure, and more

Ashcroft Santa Parade attracted hundreds of happy onlookers

Three lucky shoppers won ‘Ashcroft Bucks’ to spend in downtown businesses

If you got out in the woods today for a tree, have a permit

Plus some tips for would-be Paul Bunyans intent on chopping down their own Christmas tree

‘Hi Santa: Remember when your elves called me a monster?’

Letters to Santa from Ms M. Marlow’s Desert Sands Community School Grade 3/4 class

  • Dec 10, 2019

Embrace growth or risk losing incorporation, says Cache Creek mayor

Public hearing on rezoning raises concerns about increased traffic and noise

Clinton man faces first degree murder charge for 2018 homicide at Deep Creek

Wyatt Boffa, 29 has been charged in the death of Jamie Sellars Baldwin, 43,

Snowfall warning continues for parts of B.C.’s Interior

First significant snowfall of the season prompts Environment Canada warning

Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub

Shelter co-founder says the cub weighs less than a third of what it should at this time of year

Highway 1 reopens to traffic near Yale

A rockfall closed the highway for several hours

Keep your holiday shopping, and your car, safe from thieves

Don’t let a Grinch steal your Christmas cheer

Local News Briefs: Warm your heart at the Ashcroft Library Merry and Bright display

Plus markets, Bingo, a bake sale, pictures with Santa, tee-riffic golf savings, and more