Councillor Wayne Marchant

Clinton residents receive Diamond Jubilee medals

Clinton residents Rita Welsh and Robin Fennell receive distinguished medals.

Clinton Mayor Jim Rivett and Councillor Wayne Marchant attended the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Ceremony in Kamloops on Oct. 10 where Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod, presented medals to Clinton residents Rita Welsh and Robin Fennell for their ideals and devotion to service.

Rita Welsh is always willing to help those who do not have anyone to help them. She attends medical appointments with people, bakes and cooks for those who are unable, works relentlessly at community events, and is an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion. She welcomes newcomers to the community and organizes gaming events for local people. Rita consistently puts other people’s needs before her own without seeking recognition.

Robin Fennell has served two terms as a Village Councillor and one term as Mayor, is a longstanding member of the Volunteer Fire Department where he also served as the Chief. He was lead organizer of the Clinton Jamboree, a volunteer director for the Integris Credit Union, has served as president and trail-groomer for the Snow Jockeys X-Country Skiing Club. He served on the executive for many years of the Curling club.  Robin is currently the president of the Clinton and District Edonomic Development Society and the head of Gold Country, and serves on the Clinton Community Forest Committee.

Just Posted

B.C. declares state of emergency as more than 560 wildfires rage

This is only the fourth state of emergency ever issued during a fire season

Flooding hits Cache Creek trailer park again

Residents say some easy steps could be taken to alleviate ongoing damage.

Closure of Steelhead fishery a blow to Spences Bridge

Decision to close the fishery comes after prediction of fewer than 200 returning fish in 2018.

Painting of Ashcroft fetches more than $200,000 at auction

A 1965 painting of the town by E. J. Hughes exceeded pre-auction estimate at recent sale.

Fraser-Nicola MLA frustrated by lack of progress on Clinton seniors’ housing

Jackie Tegart talks about various issues affecting the riding.

Interim GoFundMe payments approved in Humboldt Broncos crash

$50,000 to be given to each of the 13 survivors and each family of the 16 people who died

Altidore nets 3 as Toronto drubs Whitecaps 5-2

Vancouver falls 7-4 on aggregate in Canadian Championship final

Ottawa intervenes to get B.C. ball player, 13, to Little League World Series

Before immigration issue was resolved, Dio Gama was out practicing the game he loves Wednesday

Pet goldfish invades small B.C. lake

Pinecrest Lake is located between Whistler and Squamish

Chinese medicine practitioner in B.C. facing historical sex assault charges

71-year old Kit Wong practiced acupuncture from his home during the time of the assaults

Quebec sets aside $900 million for companies hurt by U.S. tariffs

Premier Philippe Couillard says his government will make $863 million available over five years

B.C. woman set for trial in Alberta as animal cruelty investigation continues in home province

Karin Adams was discovered with eight dogs in Alberta weeks after having 16 dogs seized in Quesnel

B.C. company patents Sasquatch, the country’s first homegrown hops plant

Created by Hops Connect, Sasquatch hops are being grown commercially for the first time in B.C.

Most Read