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Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Crime Stoppers car raffle raises money for a good cause

Tickets can now be purchased online through electronic funds transfer

Community barbecue a way to say thank you

A young Ashcroft resident helped make event a way to express thanks to others

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Shelter Point Distillery
Shelter Point Distillery
Scheer flips flapjacks, appeals for votes on Calgary Stampede circuit
What the Duke of Ed Youth are all about

Federal Green Party leader visits Ashcroft

Elizabeth May was in town with Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon Green Party nominee John Kidder

Be water wise this summer and stay safe

Death by drowning spikes in B.C. during the summer months.

2017 Red Cross B.C. Fires Appeal Fund reaches total of $162.6 million

Work is ongoing to assist those affected by devastating 2017 wildfire season

Communities in Bloom judges coming to Ashcroft

All are invited to a meet and greet, where prizes for best gardens and street will be presented

  • Jul 17, 2019

Wildfire smoke can pose serious health risks

Tips to help you stay safe during the smoky summer season

Kids’ Corner: Come on down to the pool

A new columnist looks at the fun (and serious) sides of the Ashcroft pool

  • Jul 17, 2019

Local news briefs: Bus service returns to Cache Creek

Plus changes to open burning rules, karaoke night, the CiB judges are coming, and more

Ashcroft resident now in his 25th year of riding to raise funds for BC Lung Association

Wayne Chorneychuk once more getting ready to ride in the Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath

  • Jul 17, 2019

Historic Cornwall fire lookout to get some tender loving care

Volunteers are being sought for a work bee at the lookout in August

Washout hits Highway 97 north of Cache Creek

Highway now reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic

Generous donation helps Habitat for Humanity Kamloops

More than $2 million in inventory has been donated to the group’s Kamloops ReStore

Cache Creek Learning Exhibition allowed students to share their successes

There were activities galore at the end-of-year celebration, including flint knapping

  • Jul 9, 2019

Lytton RCMP files: New motorcycle making the rounds

Get used to a new RCMP vehicle on local highways and byways

  • Jul 9, 2019

Be proactive in planning for heat

Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are easily preventable

  • Jul 9, 2019

$4 million federal grant to Lytton group will strengthen fibre optic network

Fibre optic backbone will stretch from Boston Bar to Lillooet