Clinton

Staff and volunteers at the Clinton Museum served up some World War II-era food at an event on July 17. (Photo credit: Clinton Museum)

Clinton Museum offering visitors a literal taste of history

Events offer a taste of the past, from the Gold Rush days to the 1950s

 

Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo credit: Black Press files)

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP hears about constituents’ concerns

Frank Caputo says housing, inflation, crime, and cost of living are on everyone’s mind

 

Advance voting has now started in polling places throughout the Fraser-Nicola riding. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

Nomination period for 2022 local elections begins on Aug. 30

Nomination packages will be available in all jurisdictions by Aug. 16

 

(from l) Andy May and Communities in Bloom judges Floortje Molenaar and Dustin de Jongh had a look at some of the regional trails and facilities during their recent visit to Clinton. (Photo credit: Yvette May)

Best of Clinton on display for BC Communities in Bloom judges

Judges tour town, including Clinton Creek Estates, museum, community garden, and more

  • Aug 5, 2022
(from l) Andy May and Communities in Bloom judges Floortje Molenaar and Dustin de Jongh had a look at some of the regional trails and facilities during their recent visit to Clinton. (Photo credit: Yvette May)
Clinton Seniors' Centre sign, 2017. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Some light-hearted, non-strenuous exercises to keep you busy during the hot weather

  • Aug 3, 2022
Clinton Seniors' Centre sign, 2017. Photo credit: Barbara Roden
The Chasm fire, 18 kilometres northeast of Clinton, has grown to 43 hectares and is classified as Being Held. (Photo credit: BCWS)

BC Wildfire crews battle 11 wildfires in Cariboo Fire zone

The 43-hectare Chasm Lake fire is classified as being held

The Chasm fire, 18 kilometres northeast of Clinton, has grown to 43 hectares and is classified as Being Held. (Photo credit: BCWS)
Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton to seek grant for age-friendly assessment and action plan

Both would be developed with input from local residents, businesses, and organizations

Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files
Ashcroft hospital emergency closed sign, 2016. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

Ashcroft emergency department closed for weekend of July 15-17

Closure is due to limited physician availability

Ashcroft hospital emergency closed sign, 2016. Photo credit: Barbara Roden
A new gate and fencing on a section of the historic Cariboo Waggon Road near 51 Mile. (Photo credit: NPTGS)

Piece of Cariboo Waggon Road north of Clinton being restored

Work near 51 Mile solves a ‘choke point’ as historic road becomes a 21st century attraction

A new gate and fencing on a section of the historic Cariboo Waggon Road near 51 Mile. (Photo credit: NPTGS)
Village of Clinton entrance sign, no date, Journal files

CPR training course planned for Clinton to attract new paramedics

Course is part of a recruitment campaign for new ambulance paramedics in the community

Village of Clinton entrance sign, no date, Journal files
Clinton resident Zee Chevalier (l) receiving the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee pin from Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo on June 12. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Rockin’ and Talkin’ With the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Surprise phone call leaves Clinton resident humbled and grateful

  • Jul 6, 2022
Clinton resident Zee Chevalier (l) receiving the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee pin from Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo on June 12. (Photo credit: Submitted)
David Stoddart School.

‘Power of the people”: Clinton school reverses decision to cut division

Reversal followed outcry from parents at David Stoddart School

David Stoddart School.
The cake prepared for the Canada Day celebration in Ashcroft in 2018. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Free Canada Day events coming up in Ashcroft and Clinton

Canada Day celebrations are back for the first time since 2019

The cake prepared for the Canada Day celebration in Ashcroft in 2018. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Nancy Lulua prepares for the bannock-making competition at the High Bar First Nation Aboriginal event on Tuesday, June 21. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Bannock makers compete for dough, bragging rights

Nancy Lulua beats out three other competitors for $500

Nancy Lulua prepares for the bannock-making competition at the High Bar First Nation Aboriginal event on Tuesday, June 21. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Liam Brehm, left, Julie Antoine and Nolan Hughes, offer free plant-based medicines that they made at David Stoddart School this year. Antoine, of Bonaparte, provides medicine-making classes to schools in Ashcroft, Cache Creek and Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

High Bar First Nation hosts first Aboriginal Day

More than 200 people attend first-ever event in Clinton

Liam Brehm, left, Julie Antoine and Nolan Hughes, offer free plant-based medicines that they made at David Stoddart School this year. Antoine, of Bonaparte, provides medicine-making classes to schools in Ashcroft, Cache Creek and Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton firefighters to get new gear following council approval

Plus council approved several statutory reports, including the 2021 Annual Report

Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files
Gardeners looking over the plants available at Desert Hills Ranch. Studies have shown the positive effects of gardening on physical health. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Gardening is a pastime that’s good for the body, mind, and soul

  • Jun 8, 2022
Gardeners looking over the plants available at Desert Hills Ranch. Studies have shown the positive effects of gardening on physical health. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Helen Cade, left, and former May Queen Loretta Ferguson represent Clinton Creek Estates at the Clinton May Ball parade Saturday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Clinton May Ball rodeo parade marches on

The parade went ahead despite a new change to its route

Helen Cade, left, and former May Queen Loretta Ferguson represent Clinton Creek Estates at the Clinton May Ball parade Saturday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton council gets first look at new bylaw ticketing system

Same system will be coming to Cache Creek and Ashcroft for consideration

Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files
Clinton artist Dianne Ruthven will have a display of her photographs at this year’s Clinton Country Artists show and sale, including this one of a bald eagle.

Clinton Country Artists show and sale returns, bigger than ever

Group’s last show was in June 2019, and members have been busy painting during the pandemic

Clinton artist Dianne Ruthven will have a display of her photographs at this year’s Clinton Country Artists show and sale, including this one of a bald eagle.