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2015 in REVIEW: November

A look back at 2015 from the pages of the Ashcroft-Cache Creek Journal.

Lillooet and bus provide doctor care

Local residents without a doctor were invited to take the community bus to Lillooet to see one of their two future doctors who are currently enrolled in a practice-ready assessment program.

“This is not an ideal situation,” says WHAC member David Durksen, “however it does give us an opportunity to get some of the 800 without a doctor access to one util February.”

Doctors Debra Obu and Amgad Zake are expected to finish the program and be in Ashcroft by February.

Members keep Semlin Valley open

Golf at Semlin Valley Golf Course will continue for another season, much to the members’ relief.

After two failed attempts at getting members out to an Annual General Meeting, Twenty-six members met on Nov. 23 to choose an executive, pay their memberships early, and look forward to the coming year.

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