Cache Creek

The Village of Cache Creek is moving forward on updating its cannabis regulatory framework, and is looking for public input. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

Cache Creek will be seeking public input on cannabis framework

Survey for residents and businesses will be available by end of September

The Village of Cache Creek is moving forward on updating its cannabis regulatory framework, and is looking for public input. (Photo credit: Unsplash)
The Cache Creek fire hall protected from flooding in April 2020. The firefighters’ request for the waiving of fees for use of the coverall for a department barbecue hit a snag at a recent council meeting. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The Cache Creek fire hall protected from flooding in April 2020. The firefighters’ request for the waiving of fees for use of the coverall for a department barbecue hit a snag at a recent council meeting. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
(from l) James Chase, Shelley Magwood, Patty McKenzie, John Friesen, Roxy Stokes, and Joan Henderson in front of one of the new freezers purchased by The Equality Project with a donation from Highland Valley Teck, Aug. 2020. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

Grants help Equality Project improve services for members

Cache Creek clubhouse has now reopened after weathering double whammy this spring

(from l) James Chase, Shelley Magwood, Patty McKenzie, John Friesen, Roxy Stokes, and Joan Henderson in front of one of the new freezers purchased by The Equality Project with a donation from Highland Valley Teck, Aug. 2020. Photo credit: Barbara Roden
The community bus will now be offering door-to-door service in Cache Creek on Wednesdays and Fridays. (Photo credit: Yellowhead Community Services)

Changes to bus schedule give Cache Creek residents more options

Community bus can now pick-up, drop-off Cache Creek residents at their door

The community bus will now be offering door-to-door service in Cache Creek on Wednesdays and Fridays. (Photo credit: Yellowhead Community Services)
Cache Creek council had a lengthy discussion about this year’s flood response at their most recent meeting. Cache Creek Park (pictured) saw severe flooding over a period of several weeks in spring and summer 2020. (Photo credit: Tom Moe)

Occasionally testy Cache Creek council meeting sees some dissent

Asset management, internal procedures, flood response, and more on the agenda

Cache Creek council had a lengthy discussion about this year’s flood response at their most recent meeting. Cache Creek Park (pictured) saw severe flooding over a period of several weeks in spring and summer 2020. (Photo credit: Tom Moe)
An aerial photograph taken before the 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire shows the site of the proposed new Boston Flats mobile home park. The former park, which was destroyed in 2017, can be seen to the west (right) of the site. (Photo credit: TNRD)

New 60-unit mobile home park planned for Boston Flats property

New site located to the west of former park that was destroyed by fire in 2017

An aerial photograph taken before the 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire shows the site of the proposed new Boston Flats mobile home park. The former park, which was destroyed in 2017, can be seen to the west (right) of the site. (Photo credit: TNRD)
Flooding and flood defences at the Cache Creek fire hall, April 21, 2020. The Village has received grant funding to undertake a flood mitigation study. (Photo credit: Gary Winslow)

Cache Creek receives grant funding for flood mitigation plan

Finished plan will help Village identify flood management priorities going forward

Flooding and flood defences at the Cache Creek fire hall, April 21, 2020. The Village has received grant funding to undertake a flood mitigation study. (Photo credit: Gary Winslow)
(from l) Cache Creek Mayor Santo Talarico; Coun. Wendy Coomber; driver Lawrence Marchment; and Jack Keough of Yellowhead Community Services with the community bus when it resumed service in Cache Creek in July 2019. The bus will be operating a limited on-demand service in Cache Creek starting in August. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
(from l) Cache Creek Mayor Santo Talarico; Coun. Wendy Coomber; driver Lawrence Marchment; and Jack Keough of Yellowhead Community Services with the community bus when it resumed service in Cache Creek in July 2019. The bus will be operating a limited on-demand service in Cache Creek starting in August. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
A Village crew member works to clear debris resulting from a blocked culvert on Old Cariboo Road in Cache Creek, near the Riverside mobile home park (r), Aug. 2018. Cache Creek has received nearly $200,000 for flood mitigation work on Old Cariboo. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cache Creek gets funding for improvements on Old Cariboo Road

Work will help to mitigate damage from water and debris flows during flooding

A Village crew member works to clear debris resulting from a blocked culvert on Old Cariboo Road in Cache Creek, near the Riverside mobile home park (r), Aug. 2018. Cache Creek has received nearly $200,000 for flood mitigation work on Old Cariboo. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Heavy rainfall in the Interior that started on July 1 has caused flooding in the Cache Creek Park (pictured), placed 160 cache Creek properties on Evacuation Alert, and caused the evacuation of 14 properties at the Riverside mobile home park. (Photo credit: Tom Moe)

Residents warned to stay away from flooded Cache Creek park

Water might look shallow, but is several feet deep in places

Heavy rainfall in the Interior that started on July 1 has caused flooding in the Cache Creek Park (pictured), placed 160 cache Creek properties on Evacuation Alert, and caused the evacuation of 14 properties at the Riverside mobile home park. (Photo credit: Tom Moe)
The Cache Creek fire hall escaped flooding in April 2020 (pictured), but rapidly rising water levels following heavy rainfall on July 1 choked a culvert near the hall and caused flooding to it and a nearby park. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cache Creek residences on flood alert as Bonaparte River rises again

Heavy rainfall on Canada Day has river rising steadily, threatening 175 properties

The Cache Creek fire hall escaped flooding in April 2020 (pictured), but rapidly rising water levels following heavy rainfall on July 1 choked a culvert near the hall and caused flooding to it and a nearby park. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Conflict of interest questions at Cache Creek council meeting
Conflict of interest questions at Cache Creek council meeting
If you recently spotted this 1955 Chevy Bel Air driving around Cache Creek and Ashcroft, it was Bill Elliott (pictured with Christine Elliott) checking out the route for the classic car cruise planned for June 13. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Classic car cruise will bring taste of Graffiti Days to area

‘We just wanted to do something so people would know we hadn’t gone away’

If you recently spotted this 1955 Chevy Bel Air driving around Cache Creek and Ashcroft, it was Bill Elliott (pictured with Christine Elliott) checking out the route for the classic car cruise planned for June 13. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Replacement of washed-out bridge over Cache Creek moves forward
Replacement of washed-out bridge over Cache Creek moves forward
Spotted Fawn Minnabarriet (l) and Nancy Kendall are offering a free harm reduction distribution service in Cache Creek every Tuesday afternoon. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Mobile harm reduction service making weekly trips to Cache Creek

Service provides free kits, instruction, information, and referrals to those who need it

Spotted Fawn Minnabarriet (l) and Nancy Kendall are offering a free harm reduction distribution service in Cache Creek every Tuesday afternoon. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Although the Historic Hat Creek site is closed to the public for the season, a private VIP shopping experience can be arranged at the site’s gift shop. (Photo credit: Historic Hat Creek)

Historic Hat Creek finds novel way to keep part of site open

VIP shopping experience offers people private visit to site’s gift shop

Although the Historic Hat Creek site is closed to the public for the season, a private VIP shopping experience can be arranged at the site’s gift shop. (Photo credit: Historic Hat Creek)
Cache Creek council members (from l) Lisa Dafoe, Annette Pittman, mayor Santo Talarico, Wendy Coomber, and Sue Peters, November 2018. (Photo credit: Submitted)

No Cache Creek tax increase for 2020, but Village’s cash reserves a concern

Cache Creek held a special council meeting to discuss its 2020 budget…

Cache Creek council members (from l) Lisa Dafoe, Annette Pittman, mayor Santo Talarico, Wendy Coomber, and Sue Peters, November 2018. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Flooding along the Bonaparte River at Cache Creek Elementary School, 2017. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Evacuation Alert issued for properties in Cache Creek

Low-lying properties adjacent to Bonaparte River, and east of Collins Road, affected

Flooding along the Bonaparte River at Cache Creek Elementary School, 2017. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Cache Creek council plans live stream budget meeting for May 21

Cache Creek council plans live stream budget meeting for May 21

News from Cache Creek council’s May 11 meeting

Cache Creek council plans live stream budget meeting for May 21
Cache Creek council holds short but sweet regular meeting

Cache Creek council holds short but sweet regular meeting

There was little to discuss at the April 27 meeting before council moved in camera

Cache Creek council holds short but sweet regular meeting