Cache Creek

Heidi Roy of the Cariboo Jade Shop in Cache Creek with the 3,000 jade boulder, which is now on secure display inside the shop. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Massive jade boulder returns to Cache Creek store six months after daring heist

The 3,000-pound boulder was stolen on Dec. 19, 2020 and found abandoned in the bush a week later

Heidi Roy of the Cariboo Jade Shop in Cache Creek with the 3,000 jade boulder, which is now on secure display inside the shop. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Cache Creek council has decided there will not be a public meeting about the pool until after COVID-19 restrictions are set to ease on Sept. 7. (Photo credit: Journal files)

No public Cache Creek pool meeting planned until after Sept. 7

The public meeting was discussed at a Committee of the Whole meeting on June 7

Cache Creek council has decided there will not be a public meeting about the pool until after COVID-19 restrictions are set to ease on Sept. 7. (Photo credit: Journal files)
Cars in the 2020 Graffiti Days classic car cruise head over the bridge into Ashcroft. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Classic car cruise keeps the spirit of Graffiti Days alive

Parade of classic cars will wind its way through Cache Creek and Ashcroft on June 12

Cars in the 2020 Graffiti Days classic car cruise head over the bridge into Ashcroft. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Cache Creek firefighters made good use of newly-purchased breathing apparatus in the thick smoke generated by a truck fire on May 15. (Photo credit: Cache Creek Fire Department/Facebook)
Cache Creek firefighters made good use of newly-purchased breathing apparatus in the thick smoke generated by a truck fire on May 15. (Photo credit: Cache Creek Fire Department/Facebook)
Part of the report from WorkSafeBC about safety infractions in the Village of Cache Creek.

Cache Creek fined by WorkSafeBC for health and safety violations

Village fined for ‘repeated’ and ‘high risk’ infractions at water treament plant

Part of the report from WorkSafeBC about safety infractions in the Village of Cache Creek.
Four of the eight Tesla superchargers that have been installed in Cache Creek, with the BC Hydro and FLO chargers in the background, May 15, 2021. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Eight Tesla EV superchargers now installed in Cache Creek

Chargers will soon to be ready to go, and join two others at the Cache Creek community hall

Four of the eight Tesla superchargers that have been installed in Cache Creek, with the BC Hydro and FLO chargers in the background, May 15, 2021. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Cache Creek at the Quartz Road culvert on May 15. The risk of flooding has receded for this year now that snowpack levels have decreased. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Flood risk recedes throughout region as snowpack decreases

Sudden heavy rain could still lead to flooding

Cache Creek at the Quartz Road culvert on May 15. The risk of flooding has receded for this year now that snowpack levels have decreased. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
(from l) Cache Creek councillor Annette Pittman, mayor Santo Talarico, and councillors Wendy Coomber and Sue Peters at a budget meeting, May 7, 2021. (Photo credit: Facebook)

Cache Creek budget bylaws pass with one councillor opposed

Annette Pittman cites several reasons for voting against 30% tax increase and pool closure

(from l) Cache Creek councillor Annette Pittman, mayor Santo Talarico, and councillors Wendy Coomber and Sue Peters at a budget meeting, May 7, 2021. (Photo credit: Facebook)
James Chase (l) and Joan Henderson of The Equality Project in front of new refrigeration equipment the organization received last year. (Photo credit: Gareth Smart)

Equality Project hopes to get growing with a community garden

Organization is also looking for volunteers to help out at its Stage Road clubhouse

James Chase (l) and Joan Henderson of The Equality Project in front of new refrigeration equipment the organization received last year. (Photo credit: Gareth Smart)
An alleged suspect in two Cache Creek crimes was caught on surveillance camera in April 2021,and police are hoping someone can identify him. (Photo credit: RCMP)

Alleged suspect in Cache Creek crimes caught on video

Police are hoping someone can identify man who is a suspect in two Cache Creek incidents

An alleged suspect in two Cache Creek crimes was caught on surveillance camera in April 2021,and police are hoping someone can identify him. (Photo credit: RCMP)
An information slide shared at the Cache Creek council meeting on May 3 shows the annual operating costs and revenues of the pool from 2009 to 2019. There is no provision in this year’s budget to open the pool for the 2021 season. (Photo credit: Village of Cache Creek)

Cache Creek faces 30% increase in taxes, 25% increase in utilities in 2021 budget

Financial position means pool will remain closed in 2021

An information slide shared at the Cache Creek council meeting on May 3 shows the annual operating costs and revenues of the pool from 2009 to 2019. There is no provision in this year’s budget to open the pool for the 2021 season. (Photo credit: Village of Cache Creek)
Cache Creek Village office, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)

Cache Creek public budget meeting taking place on April 29

Council went in-camera to discuss whether there would be a spring clean-up event

Cache Creek Village office, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)
Hesco baskets were first used outside the Cache Creek fire hall in 2020 (pictured), and have once again been put in place as a pre-emptive measure to safeguard the hall against possible flooding. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cache Creek taking pre-emptive measures to prevent flooding

Sand and sandbags will soon be available for all residents who need them

Hesco baskets were first used outside the Cache Creek fire hall in 2020 (pictured), and have once again been put in place as a pre-emptive measure to safeguard the hall against possible flooding. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The 2020 financial statements for Cache Creek show that the village needs to look at either increasing revenues or cutting services in order to maintain a balanced budget. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

Cache Creek council advised to increase revenues or cut services

Presentation also shows that continued use of Landfill Legacy Fund for operations is unsustainable

The 2020 financial statements for Cache Creek show that the village needs to look at either increasing revenues or cutting services in order to maintain a balanced budget. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
Former Cache Creek CAO Martin Dalsin. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)

Cache Creek searching for new chief administrative officer

Incumbent returning to retirement two years into four-year term

Former Cache Creek CAO Martin Dalsin. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)
Carsyn Peters of Loon Lake, wearing the helmet that saved her and her cat Felix from a bald eagle attack last month. (Photo credit: Leanne Peters)

PAW Patrol to the rescue: dollar store helmet saves two-year-old from eagle attack

When an eagle went after Carsyn Peters’ cat, the two-year-old and her helmet got in the way

Carsyn Peters of Loon Lake, wearing the helmet that saved her and her cat Felix from a bald eagle attack last month. (Photo credit: Leanne Peters)
Cache Creek and Clinton are holding a variety of free, fun Easter events and activities for children of all ages. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Cache Creek and Clinton have Easter activities for everyone

The Easter Bunny himself will be touring Clinton — with a police escort — on April 4

Cache Creek and Clinton are holding a variety of free, fun Easter events and activities for children of all ages. (Photo credit: Pixabay)
Cannabis retail stores might be in Cache Creek’s future, with at least two would-be businesses expressing interest. (Photo credit: Stock image)

Cache Creek reduces retail cannabis buffer zone around school

Buffer zone reduced to 150 metres from the original 200 metres suggested by school district

Cannabis retail stores might be in Cache Creek’s future, with at least two would-be businesses expressing interest. (Photo credit: Stock image)
The roadhouse at Historic Hat Creek shows off its new paint job. The roadhouse, and all the other facilities at the site, will be welcoming visitors for the 2021 season starting on May 1, after being closed last year. (Photo credit: Historic Hat Creek)

Historic Hat Creek plans to have site fully open on May 1

Two recent grants will help improve the restaurant and campsite

The roadhouse at Historic Hat Creek shows off its new paint job. The roadhouse, and all the other facilities at the site, will be welcoming visitors for the 2021 season starting on May 1, after being closed last year. (Photo credit: Historic Hat Creek)
Cache Creek council has received a request from Williams Lake First Nation to amend the 200 metre buffer zone around schools so that they can potentially open a retail cannabis store at 1153 Trans-Canada Highway, at the base of the Castle Motel. (Photo credit: Facebook)

Cache Creek council deals with outstanding grant money issues

Council hears about grant money improperly recorded or not spent

Cache Creek council has received a request from Williams Lake First Nation to amend the 200 metre buffer zone around schools so that they can potentially open a retail cannabis store at 1153 Trans-Canada Highway, at the base of the Castle Motel. (Photo credit: Facebook)