Cache Creek

Parishioners at Cross Roads Pentecostal Assembly arranged a drive-by for people to say farewell to Pastor Scott Chadwick and his wife Cathy on Feb. 27 and present them with flowers, balloons, and a card and gift of thanks. (from l) LeClare Tidsbury, Scott and Cathy Chadwick, Melody and Pat Lutzmann, and Marilyn and Andy Anderson. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Pastor tries for retirement again after call to Cache Creek

Scott Chadwick of Cross Roads Pentecostal was ready to retire in 2016 before coming to Cache Creek

Parishioners at Cross Roads Pentecostal Assembly arranged a drive-by for people to say farewell to Pastor Scott Chadwick and his wife Cathy on Feb. 27 and present them with flowers, balloons, and a card and gift of thanks. (from l) LeClare Tidsbury, Scott and Cathy Chadwick, Melody and Pat Lutzmann, and Marilyn and Andy Anderson. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Cache Creek council say that budget meetings have to take place before a public meeting about the fate of the pool — first promised in May 2019 — can be held. (Photo credit: Journal files)

No date set for public meeting to discuss fate of Cache Creek pool

Council says public meeting cannot take place until budget discussions have been held

Cache Creek council say that budget meetings have to take place before a public meeting about the fate of the pool — first promised in May 2019 — can be held. (Photo credit: Journal files)
Sandbagging materials outside an Emergency Operations Centre in Cache Creek in April 2020, after flooding prompted several evacuation alerts and orders in the community. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cache Creek council asks for more info about alert system

Decision about joining emergency notification system deferred to next meeting

Sandbagging materials outside an Emergency Operations Centre in Cache Creek in April 2020, after flooding prompted several evacuation alerts and orders in the community. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The Thompson-Nicola Invasive Plant Program provides education and outreach about invasive plant species in the region and how to deal with them. (Photo credit: TNRD)

Cache Creek invited to join TNRD invasive plant program

Council notes from the meeting of Feb. 15

The Thompson-Nicola Invasive Plant Program provides education and outreach about invasive plant species in the region and how to deal with them. (Photo credit: TNRD)
The future of the Cache Creek pool is still up in the air as council ponders different options and cost considerations. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

No decision about whether Cache Creek pool will open in 2021

Council still discussing pool’s future; no date set for public meeting about its fate

The future of the Cache Creek pool is still up in the air as council ponders different options and cost considerations. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
Campbell Hill landfill near Cache Creek, October 2020. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

Cache Creek council members have first inspection of new landfill

Inspections, which used to be done weekly, will now be done quarterly at new Campbell Hill landfill

Campbell Hill landfill near Cache Creek, October 2020. Photo credit: Barbara Roden
Plan of the modular home housing development in Cache Creek at the top of Stage Road, which should address some of the community’s housing challenges. (Photo credit: TRUE Consulting)

Cache Creek housing assessment highlights several challenges

Lack of rental housing and smaller homes for seniors identified as issues

Plan of the modular home housing development in Cache Creek at the top of Stage Road, which should address some of the community’s housing challenges. (Photo credit: TRUE Consulting)
The Cache Creek outdoor market (pictured here in 2019) is planning to reopen on the first weekend of May as usual. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cache Creek outdoor market plans to open first weekend in May

A decision about whether to cancel or postpone the annual Seedy Saturday event still up in the air

The Cache Creek outdoor market (pictured here in 2019) is planning to reopen on the first weekend of May as usual. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Flooding at Cache Creek park, July 2, 2020. The village is seeking $2.45 million in grant funding to safeguard its drinking water infrastructure against future flood events. (Photo credit: Tom Moe)

Cache Creek seeks $2.45 million for drinking water infrastructure

Grant funding would protect village’s drinking water infrastructure from flood threats

Flooding at Cache Creek park, July 2, 2020. The village is seeking $2.45 million in grant funding to safeguard its drinking water infrastructure against future flood events. (Photo credit: Tom Moe)
Police say that a U-Haul truck abandoned in Cache Creek on Jan. 19 (pictured) was being used to transport equipment and supplies consistent with a fentanyl drug production operation. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Rental truck abandoned in Cache Creek believed to be connected with fentanyl drug production

Police seized high end equipment, chemicals, and several firearms

Police say that a U-Haul truck abandoned in Cache Creek on Jan. 19 (pictured) was being used to transport equipment and supplies consistent with a fentanyl drug production operation. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Areas in blue show properties in Cache Creek zoned C1, which the village’s Cannabis Regulatory Framework proposes as properties where retail cannabis stores could be sited. The area outlined with a dotted orange line shows a 200 metre buffer zone around Cache Creek Elementary School, within which no retail cannabis establishments could operate. (Photo credit: Village of Cache Creek)

Cache Creek council gets more input on cannabis regulations

Council considers options to regulate retail cannabis sales and production within the village

Areas in blue show properties in Cache Creek zoned C1, which the village’s Cannabis Regulatory Framework proposes as properties where retail cannabis stores could be sited. The area outlined with a dotted orange line shows a 200 metre buffer zone around Cache Creek Elementary School, within which no retail cannabis establishments could operate. (Photo credit: Village of Cache Creek)
Odours emanating from the former Wander Inn restaurant in Cache Creek, which now houses a cannabis grow op, has spurred a petition asking for more regulations around the production of cannabis for personal medical use. (Photo credit: <em>Journa</em>l files)

Cache Creek council supports petition seeking cannabis regulation

Petition asks for reform to licensing, oversight of production of cannabis for personal medical use

Odours emanating from the former Wander Inn restaurant in Cache Creek, which now houses a cannabis grow op, has spurred a petition asking for more regulations around the production of cannabis for personal medical use. (Photo credit: <em>Journa</em>l files)
Cache Creek has seen a 14 percent increase in property assessments, as of July 1, 2020.
Cache Creek has seen a 14 percent increase in property assessments, as of July 1, 2020.
Cache Creek sign and Cariboo Sam, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files

Grants enabled major sewage plant upgrades in Cache Creek

End of year column by Cache Creek CAO Martin Dalsin

  • Dec 29, 2020
Cache Creek sign and Cariboo Sam, 2006. Photo credit: Journal files
Heidi Roy of the Cariboo Jade Shop with the jade boulder that was stolen on Dec. 19. The boulder has been recovered intact, but with a few battle scars. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Jade boulder recovered intact after daring theft in Cache Creek

Suspects have been identified and police say investigation is ongoing

Heidi Roy of the Cariboo Jade Shop with the jade boulder that was stolen on Dec. 19. The boulder has been recovered intact, but with a few battle scars. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Cache Creek Village office, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)

Cache Creek approves budget for a bylaw enforcement officer

Council also agrees to write off $4,200 utility bill for restaurant that closed last year

Cache Creek Village office, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)
A one foot thick wide boulder of jade weighing 2,850 pounds is pictured in front of the Cariboo Jade Shop in May 2020. It was stolen on the night of Dec. 19, and police are looking for leads. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Dramatic chase after iconic jade boulder stolen in Cache Creek

The boulder, which is a foot thick and weighs 2,850 pounds, was stolen on the night of Dec. 19

A one foot thick wide boulder of jade weighing 2,850 pounds is pictured in front of the Cariboo Jade Shop in May 2020. It was stolen on the night of Dec. 19, and police are looking for leads. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The Cache Creek Volunteer Fire Department's new structural protection equipment trailer, December 2020. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

Cache Creek fire department gets more than expected with grant

Funds have gone toward structural protection equipment, a trailer, and firefighter training

The Cache Creek Volunteer Fire Department's new structural protection equipment trailer, December 2020. Photo credit: Barbara Roden
The gift shop at Historic Hat Creek is open for shopping on the weekends leading up to Christmas, and features a wide selection of unique gift items for everyone. (Photo credit: Don Pearse)

Historic Hat Creek offers unique local gift shopping experience

Gift shop open on weekends before Christmas, offering wide variety of items for everyone

The gift shop at Historic Hat Creek is open for shopping on the weekends leading up to Christmas, and features a wide selection of unique gift items for everyone. (Photo credit: Don Pearse)
Cache Creek Village office, date unknown. (Photo credit: Wendy Coomber)

Cache Creek to move to quarterly utility billing in new year

Council also discussed the possibility of heavy flooding in spring 2021

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