Cache Creek

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)
Assessment of systems at Cache Creek sewage plant recommended

Assessment of systems at Cache Creek sewage plant recommended

Committee of the Whole meeting hears of issues at plant caused by power failure

Assessment of systems at Cache Creek sewage plant recommended
Flooding at Quartz Road in May 2017. The Village of Cache Creek is attempting to find funding to build a bridge at the site to alleviate flooding concerns. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Cache Creek unsuccessful in bid for Quartz Road bridge funding

Highlights from the most recent meeting of Cache Creek council

Flooding at Quartz Road in May 2017. The Village of Cache Creek is attempting to find funding to build a bridge at the site to alleviate flooding concerns. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
This picture from early 1984 shows Ashcroft RCMP highway patrol officers in front of the “last stop sign” in Cache Creek shortly before it was removed on Feb. 4, 1984. (from l) Sgt. Deane Cole with Constables Mike Orton, Bill Lowndes, Peter Forbes, Brad Thompson, and Randy McEwen. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Research casts ‘last stop sign on Trans-Canada’ claim into doubt

Sign was removed from junction of Highways 1 and 97 in Cache Creek in February 1984

This picture from early 1984 shows Ashcroft RCMP highway patrol officers in front of the “last stop sign” in Cache Creek shortly before it was removed on Feb. 4, 1984. (from l) Sgt. Deane Cole with Constables Mike Orton, Bill Lowndes, Peter Forbes, Brad Thompson, and Randy McEwen. (Photo credit: Submitted)
(from l) Cache Creek councillors Lisa Dafoe and Annette Pitman, mayor Santo Talarico, and councillors Wendy Coomber and Sue Peters at their inaugural meeting in Nov. 2018. (Photo credit: Martin Dalsin)

Proposed Cache Creek Village office one-day closure proves contentious

One-day closure would allow staff to complete year end filing

(from l) Cache Creek councillors Lisa Dafoe and Annette Pitman, mayor Santo Talarico, and councillors Wendy Coomber and Sue Peters at their inaugural meeting in Nov. 2018. (Photo credit: Martin Dalsin)
Cache Creek council looks at ‘on demand’ bus service in Village

Cache Creek council looks at ‘on demand’ bus service in Village

Council also supported a resolution about rezoning land at Boston Flats for a mobile home park

Cache Creek council looks at ‘on demand’ bus service in Village