Cache Creek

Cache Creek Village office, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)

Cache Creek reminds residents to sign up for emergency alerts

In light of recent floods and highway closures, now is the time to sign up for Voyent Alert system

 

The cenotaph at Bonaparte First Nation commemorates missing and murdered Indigenous women. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cenotaph unveiled at Bonaparte First Nation on Remembrance Day

Cenotaph commemorates veterans, missing and murdered Indigenous women, residential school students

 

Ashcroft RCMP are advising residents to secure their vehicles after a spate of truck thefts in the area. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Two arrests made after spate of vehicle thefts in Ashcroft and Cache Creek

Residents are advised to take precautions to secure their vehicles

  • Nov 24, 2021

 

Artist Misty Antoine with two of her pieces. She will have more of her artwork on display, and for sale, at a First Nations craft fair in Cache Creek on Nov. 27. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Bonaparte artist bringing First Nations craft fair to Cache Creek

Misty Antoine wanted to create a showcase for her artwork and that of other First Nations artists

Artist Misty Antoine with two of her pieces. She will have more of her artwork on display, and for sale, at a First Nations craft fair in Cache Creek on Nov. 27. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The gift shop at Historic Hat Creek will be open for four weekends starting Nov. 20, providing a unique shopping opportunity in the run-up to Christmas. (Photo credit: HHC)

Historic Hat Creek gift shop opening for Christmas shopping

Store has many unique gifts, and customers don’t have to worry about supply chain or delivery issues

The gift shop at Historic Hat Creek will be open for four weekends starting Nov. 20, providing a unique shopping opportunity in the run-up to Christmas. (Photo credit: HHC)
Hunnies Mercantiel in Clinton will be holding an outdoor Christmas market on Dec. 12. (pictured) A vendor at the 2020 Hunnies Christmas market welcomes customers. (Photo credit: Hunnies Mercantile)

Hunnies outdoor Christmas market returns to Clinton next month

Plus extra Christmas craft days for kids, a free skating session in Ashcroft, and more

Hunnies Mercantiel in Clinton will be holding an outdoor Christmas market on Dec. 12. (pictured) A vendor at the 2020 Hunnies Christmas market welcomes customers. (Photo credit: Hunnies Mercantile)
A plan showing the proposed commercial cardlock in Cache Creek. The entrance would be from Highway 1 and Old Cariboo Highway (bottom left), and vehicles would exit left onto Old Cariboo Highway at top right and turn left back to the highway. (Photo credit: Otter Co-op)

Cache Creek approves development permit for commercial cardlock

Notes from the Cache Creek council meeting of Nov. 1. Commercial cardlock…

A plan showing the proposed commercial cardlock in Cache Creek. The entrance would be from Highway 1 and Old Cariboo Highway (bottom left), and vehicles would exit left onto Old Cariboo Highway at top right and turn left back to the highway. (Photo credit: Otter Co-op)
Cache Creek resident Melva Saunders has published her first children’s book. (Kelly Sinoski photo - Black Press Media)

Cache Creek woman writes children’s book

The Lonely Donkey finds a smile is all you need

Cache Creek resident Melva Saunders has published her first children’s book. (Kelly Sinoski photo - Black Press Media)
Karen Warren is excited to see recycling taking off at the Bonaparte Indian Reserve. (Kelly Sinoski photo- Black Press Media)

Recycling takes shape at Bonaparte Band

More than half the homes are already sorting their cans and bottles

Karen Warren is excited to see recycling taking off at the Bonaparte Indian Reserve. (Kelly Sinoski photo- Black Press Media)
Proposed plan for a commercial cardlock in Cache Creek on the Trans-Canada Highway at Old Cariboo Highway near the Starhouse Restaurant. (Photo credit: Village of Cache Creek)

Cache Creek defers decision on commercial cardlock facility

Concerns were raised about access to the proposed facility, located on Highway 1 near the Starhouse

Proposed plan for a commercial cardlock in Cache Creek on the Trans-Canada Highway at Old Cariboo Highway near the Starhouse Restaurant. (Photo credit: Village of Cache Creek)
Cache Creek fire chief Tom Moe (second from r) and other members of the fire department with new helmets that were purchased with funds donated by the Ashcroft Legion from its Poppy Fund. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Cache Creek fire department is appealing for new members

Department is down to 14 members, which is a concern for the fire chief

Cache Creek fire chief Tom Moe (second from r) and other members of the fire department with new helmets that were purchased with funds donated by the Ashcroft Legion from its Poppy Fund. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Cache Creek website, October 2021.

Cache Creek council looks at updating policies, bylaws, website

Mobile home parks bylaw from 1991 in serious need of updating, described as ‘huge grey area’

Cache Creek website, October 2021.
The Campbell Hill landfill in Cache Creek is looking for community members to be part of its monitoring committee. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Community members sought for Landfill Monitoring Committee

Committee monitors new Campbell Hill landfill in Cache Creek

The Campbell Hill landfill in Cache Creek is looking for community members to be part of its monitoring committee. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Ashcroft’s Drylands Arena is open for the season, with public skating and Sticks and Pucks. (Photo credit: Village of Ashcroft)

BC Hydro plans eight-hour power outage in Ashcroft on Oct. 17

Plus kids’ programs at the HUB, public skating returns to Drylands Arena, and more

Ashcroft’s Drylands Arena is open for the season, with public skating and Sticks and Pucks. (Photo credit: Village of Ashcroft)
Participants in a downtown visioning session in March 2019 brainstorm a list of Cache Creek’s assets. The village is looking for participants for a series of economic development focus group sessions later this month. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cache Creek looking for public input on economic developmment

Feedback from focus group sessions will help shape economic development action plan

Participants in a downtown visioning session in March 2019 brainstorm a list of Cache Creek’s assets. The village is looking for participants for a series of economic development focus group sessions later this month. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
A plan showing proposed additions at Horsting’s Farm Market near Cache Creek, including a miniature passenger railway line that will circle the property. (Photo credit: TNRD)

Miniature railway, other attractions proposed for Horsting’s Farm Market

Owners would like to see a mini passenger train, ziplines, mini-golf, pipe coaster, and more at site

A plan showing proposed additions at Horsting’s Farm Market near Cache Creek, including a miniature passenger railway line that will circle the property. (Photo credit: TNRD)
Lawn signs in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, where voter turnout was 61.1 per cent of eligible voters. The A&W Root Bear was <em>not</em> a candidate. (Photo credit: Adam Louis/Agassiz Harrison Observer)

Voter turnout down from 2019 levels in both local ridings

Local turnout echoes nationwide trend, which saw fewer voters than in 2019

Lawn signs in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, where voter turnout was 61.1 per cent of eligible voters. The A&W Root Bear was <em>not</em> a candidate. (Photo credit: Adam Louis/Agassiz Harrison Observer)
Hunnie’s Mercantile in Clinton will be hosting its last market until December on Sunday, Oct. 3. (Photo credit: Perry Hunnie)

Little Wranglers music program looks to get off the ground

Clinton-based music exploration program would be for kids aged four to 16

Hunnie’s Mercantile in Clinton will be hosting its last market until December on Sunday, Oct. 3. (Photo credit: Perry Hunnie)
Irene Dumont of Ashcroft IDA Pharmacy (l) and Esther Lang have been thanked for going above and beyond for their communities. They are pictured at Christmas 2020, when Ashcroft IDA presented Lang with a donation towards the anual Christmas hamper program. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

You’re the tops: many people praised for going above and beyond

Our communities are full of people who go that extra mile all the time

Irene Dumont of Ashcroft IDA Pharmacy (l) and Esther Lang have been thanked for going above and beyond for their communities. They are pictured at Christmas 2020, when Ashcroft IDA presented Lang with a donation towards the anual Christmas hamper program. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Sue Peters (l, with Darlene Daily) helping to organize donations of home baking for wildfire evacuees this past August. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Above and beyond: Cache Creek councillor tries to always have a smile on her face

Longtime Lions Club member and councillor Sue Peters says local government was an eye-opener

Sue Peters (l, with Darlene Daily) helping to organize donations of home baking for wildfire evacuees this past August. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)