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The Ashcroft ambulance station got more full-time positions in fall 2022. (Photo credit: Journal files)

Year in Review: Ashcroft Urgent and Primary Care Centre opens

Ashcroft also saw new full-time ambulance positions and a virtual doctor pilot program

 

BCWS woodland firefighters battling the Nohomin Creek wildfire near Lytton got some puppy love from one of Tricia Thorpe and Don Glasgow’s puppies on July 23, 2022. (Photo credit: Jamie von Sacken)

Year in Review 2: A few signs of hope in Lytton one year after fire

Residents still have more questions than answers about when they can return and rebuild

 

Clinton Seniors' Centre sign, 2017. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

There’s more to life than just counting the passing years

  • Jan 4, 2023

 

A chart from BC Assessment shows the average increase in the value of a single family home in communities throughout the Thompson-Okanagan region, based on data collected on July 1, 2022. (Photo credit: BC Assessment Authority)

Property assessments up sharply in many areas around Kamloops

One Clinton homeowner shocked by 140 per cent increase in property assessment

A chart from BC Assessment shows the average increase in the value of a single family home in communities throughout the Thompson-Okanagan region, based on data collected on July 1, 2022. (Photo credit: BC Assessment Authority)
Esther Lang (seated at centre) at the Summer English Institute in Dnipro, Ukraine in 2019, where she taught English for 11 years. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Year in Review 1: Medal of Good Citizenship for Ashcroft resident

Esther Lang was one of the recipients of provincial award for her community work

Esther Lang (seated at centre) at the Summer English Institute in Dnipro, Ukraine in 2019, where she taught English for 11 years. (Photo credit: Submitted)
A 100-kilowatt electric vehicle charging unit has been added to the EV charging site in Clinton behind the village office. (Photo credit: BC Hydro)

New 100-kilowatt EV fast charging unit installed in Clinton

Unit is in addition to 50-kilowatt unit installed in 2019

A 100-kilowatt electric vehicle charging unit has been added to the EV charging site in Clinton behind the village office. (Photo credit: BC Hydro)
Oh yes, Santa knows if you’ve been naughty or nice. If you missed him at the HUB market on Dec. 3 (pictured), never fear: he’ll be at the Ashcroft Santa Parade on Dec. 9, and in Savona and then Spences Bridge on Dec. 11. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

More Christmas markets, concerts, and celebrations on the way

Santa Claus will be a busy man as he makes appearances in Ashcroft, Savona, and Spences Bridge

Oh yes, Santa knows if you’ve been naughty or nice. If you missed him at the HUB market on Dec. 3 (pictured), never fear: he’ll be at the Ashcroft Santa Parade on Dec. 9, and in Savona and then Spences Bridge on Dec. 11. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Whether you do so by letter, card, email, phone, or virtually, reach out to others this Christmas.

Rockin’ and Talkin’ With the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Communication is a lifeline for many during Christmas season

  • Nov 30, 2022
Whether you do so by letter, card, email, phone, or virtually, reach out to others this Christmas.
Santa has been coming to this area for many years, and is pictured in Ashcroft in 1971, where we learn he arrived by Skidoo instead of via the more traditional reindeer. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> archives)

Santa Claus is coming to town to enjoy some holiday events

Santa will be in Ashcroft and Savona, for pictures, skating, a parade, and a hearty breakfast

Santa has been coming to this area for many years, and is pictured in Ashcroft in 1971, where we learn he arrived by Skidoo instead of via the more traditional reindeer. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> archives)
Katelyn Ducharme (l) and Jenna Alexander dressed up as western women for the Clinton For Kids dinner and auction on Nov. 19. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton PAC dinner and auction raise $40,000 for local students

After two-year hiatus, event returned with a record-setting bang

Katelyn Ducharme (l) and Jenna Alexander dressed up as western women for the Clinton For Kids dinner and auction on Nov. 19. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Clinton’s new council was sworn in on Nov. 9. (from l) Councillor Darrell Schapansky; Councillor Sandi Burrage; Mayor Roland Stanke; Councillor Nicholas Kosovic; Councillor David Park. (Photo credit: Jessica Clement)

New Clinton council features mix of new and returning members

Two councillors are returning, two are new, and mayor Roland Stanke returns after 11 year hiatus

Clinton’s new council was sworn in on Nov. 9. (from l) Councillor Darrell Schapansky; Councillor Sandi Burrage; Mayor Roland Stanke; Councillor Nicholas Kosovic; Councillor David Park. (Photo credit: Jessica Clement)
(from l) Ashcroft and District Lions Club members Sue Peters, Gordon Daly, Darlene Daly, and Vivian Edwards (with Hamper Committee chair Esther Lang, second from r) help out with the 2020 Christmas hampers. This year’s hampers will be distributed on Dec. 17. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Christmas hamper program getting underway for another year

Last year 190 hampers were distributed, and demand could be higher in 2022

(from l) Ashcroft and District Lions Club members Sue Peters, Gordon Daly, Darlene Daly, and Vivian Edwards (with Hamper Committee chair Esther Lang, second from r) help out with the 2020 Christmas hampers. This year’s hampers will be distributed on Dec. 17. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Construction of a high speed fibre-to-the-home network in Clinton is scheduled to start in spring 2023. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

Province announces fibre optic internet is coming to Clinton

Construction of new fibre-to-the-home network set to start in spring 2023

Construction of a high speed fibre-to-the-home network in Clinton is scheduled to start in spring 2023. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
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Clinton Seniors’ Marketplace coming to Memorial Hall Nov. 5

All are welcome at annual fundraising event

  • Nov 2, 2022
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Clinton’s Yvette May has been named the provincial B.C. CiB Community Champion, in recognition of her efforts with Clinton CiB and for the provincial organization. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton’s Yvette May recognized as a blooming good volunteer

May has been named the provincial B.C. CiB Community Champion, in recognition of her work

Clinton’s Yvette May has been named the provincial B.C. CiB Community Champion, in recognition of her efforts with Clinton CiB and for the provincial organization. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Photographer Gary Winslow will be at the Cache Creek Halloween Kids’ Costume Party on Oct. 31 to take free pictures of all the attendees. (Photo credit: Gary Winslow)

Spooktacular Halloween fun this weekend from Lytton to Clinton

Get ready for some great Halloween events for the young and the young at heart

Photographer Gary Winslow will be at the Cache Creek Halloween Kids’ Costume Party on Oct. 31 to take free pictures of all the attendees. (Photo credit: Gary Winslow)
Annette Cadwell at the Ashcroft HUB Christmas market in 2021. There are more than a dozen craft fairs, markets, and bazaars, providing unique gifts and handcrafted items, in the region between now and early December. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Craft fairs and markets galore coming up in region over next six weeks

More than a dozen markets, fairs, and bazaars taking place from Spences Bridge to 70 Mile

Annette Cadwell at the Ashcroft HUB Christmas market in 2021. There are more than a dozen craft fairs, markets, and bazaars, providing unique gifts and handcrafted items, in the region between now and early December. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Clinton Seniors' Centre sign, 2017. Photo credit: Barbara Roden

Rockin’ and Talkin’ With the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Clinton seniors looking forward to Marketplace event Nov. 5

  • Oct 5, 2022
Clinton Seniors' Centre sign, 2017. Photo credit: Barbara Roden
Clinton councillor candidate Bernice Weihs-Anderson. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Clinton councillor candidate Bernice Weihs-Anderson

‘I can bring different ideas to the table’

  • Oct 3, 2022
Clinton councillor candidate Bernice Weihs-Anderson. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Clinton councillor candidate Darrell Schapansky. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Questions and answers with Clinton councillor candidate Darrell Schapansky

‘I am a good listener and open-minded’

  • Oct 3, 2022
Clinton councillor candidate Darrell Schapansky. (Photo credit: Submitted)