Journal 125 part 1: Ashcroft-Cache Creek Journal celebrates 125 years of serving the region

Paper started life as the B.C. Mining Journal on May 9, 1895


Journal 125 part 2: J.E. Knight, an early Journal editor, was also founder of the BC SPCA

Knight had prevention of cruelty to animals statute passed in province in 1895


Journal 125 part 3: A new editor with literary leanings takes over the paper

R.D. Cumming was the first of three generations of his family to own and edit the Journal


In 1895 a newcomer to Ashcroft decided to start a newspaper

‘We came to Ashcroft to publish a Mining Journal and mind our own business’

Discover Ashcroft-Cache Creek, BC

Explore the history and beauty of the Southern Interior

  • Apr 30, 2020

A painting of Ashcroft’s Chinatown is right where it needs to be

The new work depicts, and is hung on the wall of, the historic Wing Wo Lung building

Ashcroft: Abundant crops are grown and sold here

Desert Hills Ranch’s farmers have learned how to harness the heat for growing food

Ashcroft: Adrenaline junkies will love making a splash doing this

Whitewater rafting through the towering Black Canyon is thrilling

Historic Hat Creek Ranch: A step back to a golden era

This historic ranch began during the Cariboo gold rush

  • Apr 29, 2020

Happy birthday salute to former Ashcroft mayor

A convoy of vehicles paid tribute to Rod Craggs on his 92nd birthday

  • Apr 22, 2020

Ashcroft CiB plant swap takes on a new look and will last longer

Swap will go on over several days in a new location in Ashcroft

  • Apr 8, 2020

Ashcroft couple show their community cares, one heart at a time

Village joins World of Hearts movement with colourful displays

Ashcroft Curling Club gets creative to provide fun day of curling

Events were held for youth, seniors, and anyone who wanted to try their hand at curling

  • Apr 1, 2020

Easter scavenger hunt — with social distancing — coming to Ashcroft

Fun, family-friendly event will have participants hopping (safely) all over town

Village of Ashcroft taking steps to keep community safe

Check Village website for updates on changes affecting residents

  • Mar 25, 2020

Ashcroft looks to allocate $25,000 of NDIT funds to Economic Development and Tourism position

Further NDIT funding would go to support proposed initiatives

  • Mar 3, 2020

Ashcroft council supports curling club and rink in 2020 budget

Budget includes funds to do necessary equipment upgrades at curling rink

  • Feb 12, 2020

Local News Briefs: Screening mammography clinic coming to Ashcroft

Plus Loon Lake Winterfest, an entrepreneurial skills course, a tree pruning workshop, and more

‘Overall, we’re doing great,’ Ashcroft CFO tells council meeting

Finance review at Ashcroft council meeting shows Village on budget for 2019

  • Jan 29, 2020

Local News Briefs: Fundraiser concert for Food bank and Equality Project

Local favourites Jenny and the Gents will be performing at a Jan. 31 event