Cache Creek

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
Flooding and flood defences at the Cache Creek fire hall, April 21, 2020. (Photo credit: Gary Winslow)

Victoria Report: Cache Creek remains resilient through floods

by Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart As the spring melts begin, the people…

  • May 6, 2020
Flooding and flood defences at the Cache Creek fire hall, April 21, 2020. (Photo credit: Gary Winslow)
Discover Ashcroft-Cache Creek, BC

Discover Ashcroft-Cache Creek, BC

Explore the history and beauty of the Southern Interior

  • Apr 30, 2020
Discover Ashcroft-Cache Creek, BC
Former Cache Creek mayor John Ranta (standing, l) was honoured for his 28 years of service to the Village at a ceremony in November 2019. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Longtime Cache Creek mayor receives BC Community Achievement Award

John Ranta one of 25 recipients of this year’s award, gievn to recognize dedication to community

Former Cache Creek mayor John Ranta (standing, l) was honoured for his 28 years of service to the Village at a ceremony in November 2019. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The Desert Hills Ranch grows food sold in many Western Canadian grocery stores. The massive two-farm facility holds many events, and remained open for business — with some restrictions — during the COVID 19 crisis. Here, the facility cheers on a local hockey team. (Black Press Media files)

Ashcroft: Abundant crops are grown and sold here

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

The Desert Hills Ranch grows food sold in many Western Canadian grocery stores. The massive two-farm facility holds many events, and remained open for business — with some restrictions — during the COVID 19 crisis. Here, the facility cheers on a local hockey team. (Black Press Media files)
The BC SPCA is offering assistance for Cache Creek residents and their pets who are under threat from flooding. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)

SPCA offers help to Cache Creek pet owners

Kamloops SPCA available to help residents and their pets while under evacuation alert

The BC SPCA is offering assistance for Cache Creek residents and their pets who are under threat from flooding. (Photo credit: BC SPCA)
Rising waters in Cache Creek breached nearby Quartz Road on the evening of April 20, 2020, forcing the evacuation of several properties. All eyes are now on the Bonaparte River, which continues to rise. (Photo credit: Sera Boomer)

Nearly 400 Cache Creek residents on evacuation alert

Concern grows over rapidly rising water levels in the Bonaparte River

Rising waters in Cache Creek breached nearby Quartz Road on the evening of April 20, 2020, forcing the evacuation of several properties. All eyes are now on the Bonaparte River, which continues to rise. (Photo credit: Sera Boomer)
Defences, including gabions and no-posts, protect the Cache Creek fire hall from flooding, April 2020. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Evacuation order issued for several Cache Creek properties

Rising water levels have forced several residents from their properties as flood risk increases

Defences, including gabions and no-posts, protect the Cache Creek fire hall from flooding, April 2020. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Rip rap being placed in Cache Creek during the flooding in 2017. The Village has now stockpiled rip rap in the event that it is needed suddenly. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cache Creek deals with COVID-19, prepares for flood season

All unnecessary spending has been halted as Village prepares for economic impact of pandemic

Rip rap being placed in Cache Creek during the flooding in 2017. The Village has now stockpiled rip rap in the event that it is needed suddenly. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Fire burns through two homes in Cache Creek in the early morning hours of April 15. (Photo credit: Facebook)

Investigation underway into fire that destroyed two Cache Creek houses

No injuries have been reported in the blaze, which started overnight

Fire burns through two homes in Cache Creek in the early morning hours of April 15. (Photo credit: Facebook)
At its March 23 meeting, Cache Creek council voted not to open the pool for the 2020 season. (Photo credit: Journal files)

Cache Creek council makes decision to close pool for 2020 season

Effects of COVID-19 pandemic and delinquent taxes two factors in decision

At its March 23 meeting, Cache Creek council voted not to open the pool for the 2020 season. (Photo credit: Journal files)
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at the Subway restaurant in Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Journal files)

COVID-19 case confirmed at Subway restaurant in Cache Creek

Customers who visited the site from March 25 to 27 are asked to self-isolate

A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at the Subway restaurant in Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Journal files)
Cache Creek council hears concerns about Collins Road footbridge

Cache Creek council hears concerns about Collins Road footbridge

Council also heard a request for a second community bus stop in the Village

Cache Creek council hears concerns about Collins Road footbridge
A new Stop of Interest sign was placed at the McAbee Fossil Beds east of Cache Creek in June 2019. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

McAbee Fossil Beds site looking forward to bigger season in 2020

Hopes are that the Heritage Site can build on the success of last year

A new Stop of Interest sign was placed at the McAbee Fossil Beds east of Cache Creek in June 2019. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Wayne Larrimore — who competed at both of last year’s drag races in his bus (background) — will be honoured at the 2020 Graffiti Days drag races near Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Drag races returning to Campbell Hill for Graffiti Days weekend

Four events are planned at the dragstrip starting in May

Wayne Larrimore — who competed at both of last year’s drag races in his bus (background) — will be honoured at the 2020 Graffiti Days drag races near Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)