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Search continues through weekend for Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy

Kamloops Search and Rescue, Kamloops Fire Rescue, and local volunteers will be scouring the area for any sign of the missing chief.

Liberal incumbent Jackie Tegart holds Fraser-Nicola riding

The government is still in the balance, with neither the NDP nor the Liberals holding a majority of 44 seats.

More than 20 per cent of Fraser-Nicola voters voted in advance polls

The riding was 21st in the province, out of 87 ridings, in terms of the percentage of voters who took advantage of early voting.

Striking a balance: The Clinton Museum is getting set to open for another season

Plus there aren't many more sleeps until the 150th Clinton Annual Ball takes place at the 47 Mile Sports Complex.

Local news briefs: Don’t miss Walhaschindig

Plus the Mother's Day fly-in, the Rotary Citizens of the Year barbecue, a Windows 10 class, and more.

Dealing with tragedy

Small communities are not immune to tragedy, as was seen all too keenly this past weekend.

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New information from the 2016 census shows a greying population across Canada

Small communities in our region are sharply above the provincial average when it comes to those aged 65 and older.

Winners from the Ashcroft Art Show

Adults and children vote in separate categories, for their first and second choices among the paintings on display.

Supporters rally behind Jackie Tegart in Ashcroft

The Liberal candidate is in a tight race with the NDP's Harry Lali, and leading in early tallies.

B.C. Election 2017 quick facts

If the Liberals win a fifth consecutive term, they still won't hold the record for most successive governments.

Communal garden will be returning to the E. Fry office in Ashcroft this spring

Last year's garden provided bounty to anyone who needed it, thanks to volunteers who planted and maintained it.

More camping spots to be added at Historic Hat Creek

The site has received funding to build 25 to 30 more fully-serviced spots, plus a laundry and a shower/bathroom facility.

Liberal candidate Jackie Tegart retains Fraser-Nicola riding

The Liberal candidate was in a tight race with the NDP's Harry Lali, who she chsllrenged in 2013.

Public warned about river perils during runoff

Heavy runoff might have eroded and undercut the banks of local creeks and rivers, so stay away from them.

Communities in Bloom adds more desert planters to downtown Ashcroft

Plus barrel planting starts soon, and the Canada 150 tulips are blooming at the cenotaph.

  • May 9, 2017

Spotlight on Fraser-Nicola and its candidates

The riding is expected to be a key to success: whoever wins Fraser-Nicola wins the province. But the race will probably go down to the wire.

Search resumes on Tuesday for missing Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy

Search and rescue personnel have been stood down for the day, but volunteers will continue the ground search.

Search continues for missing Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy

Search and rescue personnel are back in Cache Creek today, along with local volunteers.

UPDATE: Search for Cache Creek Fire Chief now recovery operation

Ashcroft RCMP have confirmed that the search for Clayton Cassidy is a recovery operation, not a rescue

Christy Clark arrives in Cache Creek after disappearance of fire chief Clayton Cassidy and flooding in the village

Clark changed her campaign route on Saturday, to visit Cache Creek, meet with volunteers, and see the flood damage.