Clinton

Jocelyn Cahill (l) and Janice Maurice are members of the Clinton Book Club, which met in Reg Conn Park over the summer. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Clinton book club keeps love of reading alive during COVID-19

Club provides members with a place to both socialize and keep their wits sharp

 

Plaid Friday promo photo, 2020. Photo credit: NDIT

Clinton gearing up for Plaid Friday specials and rewards

Special event on Nov. 27 features local businesses, prizes, and some great deals

 

Clinton Citizens on Patrol members Gina Fankhanel and Brenda Horsley conduct speed watch duties by the side of Highway 97 in Clinton. (Photo credit: Marika Masters)

Clinton’s new Citizens on Patrol group deployed on speed watch

Community volunteers working to assist the RCMP

 

New Clinton CAO Murray Daly. (Photo credit: Submitted)

New Clinton CAO notes ‘unique challenges’ of small communities

Murray Daly says he’s planning on being in Clinton for a while

New Clinton CAO Murray Daly. (Photo credit: Submitted)
The Clinton Memorial Hall (pictured during the 2018 Annual Ball) received $80,000-worth of renovations and upgrades in 2016 — including to the stage equipment, lighting, and sound — and might soon be hosting plays once more. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Clinton resident wants to raise the curtain on new theatre group

Live theatre is ‘something the community as a whole would appreciate’

The Clinton Memorial Hall (pictured during the 2018 Annual Ball) received $80,000-worth of renovations and upgrades in 2016 — including to the stage equipment, lighting, and sound — and might soon be hosting plays once more. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The Clinton Volunteer Fire Department is looking for a few good men and women to help them provide fire protection for the Village and its environs. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton Volunteer Fire Department looking for new members

Dwindling numbers a concern, and could mean increased home insurance costs

The Clinton Volunteer Fire Department is looking for a few good men and women to help them provide fire protection for the Village and its environs. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Even though there will be no Remembrance Day service in Clinton this year, people can still take time to remember and give thanks. (Photo credit: Needpix.com)

Clinton’s Remembrance Day will be different, but never forget

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

  • Nov 3, 2020
Even though there will be no Remembrance Day service in Clinton this year, people can still take time to remember and give thanks. (Photo credit: Needpix.com)
Emery Gleason and her sunflowers from the Clinton ‘Bloom Where You’re Planted’ contest, September 2020. (Photo credit: Clinton Communities in Bloom)

Clinton CiB initiative places third in province-wide contest

Everyone wins after Clinton kids ‘Plant a Little Sunshine’ with cheerful sunflowers

Emery Gleason and her sunflowers from the Clinton ‘Bloom Where You’re Planted’ contest, September 2020. (Photo credit: Clinton Communities in Bloom)
Psalm 23 Transition Society executive director Marvin Declare (l) presents Lone Butte resident Marcus Reich with a certificate that signifies he has graduated from the program. Reich now intends to return to Psalm 23 in a mentorship capacity and help others who have experienced the same struggles he has. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Lone Butte man beats addiction, now seeks to help others

After graduating from Psalm 23 program, Marcus Reich plans to give back to others in distress

Psalm 23 Transition Society executive director Marvin Declare (l) presents Lone Butte resident Marcus Reich with a certificate that signifies he has graduated from the program. Reich now intends to return to Psalm 23 in a mentorship capacity and help others who have experienced the same struggles he has. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Silas Astle was one of the winners of a new bike during the Bike Rodeo in Clinton on Sept. 19. (Photo credit: Marika Masters)

Two young Clintonites proud winners of new bikes

Silas Astle and Daly May won bikes during the Clinton Bike Rodeo on Sept. 19

Silas Astle was one of the winners of a new bike during the Bike Rodeo in Clinton on Sept. 19. (Photo credit: Marika Masters)
Under the dome: Produce growing in the new greenhouse that was added to the Clinton Community Garden this year. (Photo credit: Yvette May)

Clinton Community Garden a big blooming success this summer

Rebuilding year saw new facilities added, and bundles of produce donated to the Clinton food bank

Under the dome: Produce growing in the new greenhouse that was added to the Clinton Community Garden this year. (Photo credit: Yvette May)
Clinton Elementary School being demolished in June 2017, to make way for a seniors’ living facility that has been in the works since 2011. Construction on the facility began in late 2020. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Work has started on 20 units of seniors’ housing in Clinton

Much-delayed project has been in the works for almost a decade

Clinton Elementary School being demolished in June 2017, to make way for a seniors’ living facility that has been in the works since 2011. Construction on the facility began in late 2020. (Photo credit: Submitted)
There will be no meetings at the Clinton Seniors’ Centre on Smith Avenue for the foreseeable future. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Is this the right time to bring a pet into your life?

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

  • Sep 2, 2020
There will be no meetings at the Clinton Seniors’ Centre on Smith Avenue for the foreseeable future. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The Clinton Hotel, pictured here in 1952. It burned down in 1958, but is commemorated in the walking tour of historic Clinton, which is set for an update with funding from Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism. (Photo Credit: Clinton Museum)

Clinton receives funding to update, expand historic walking tour

Providing an online version of the map is one option being discussed

The Clinton Hotel, pictured here in 1952. It burned down in 1958, but is commemorated in the walking tour of historic Clinton, which is set for an update with funding from Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism. (Photo Credit: Clinton Museum)
The farmers’ market at Hunnie’s Mercantile in Clinton, July 2020, with Perry Hunnie (at left in red shirt) cooking up a storm for hungry customers. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Fire and pandemic haven’t derailed Clinton store’s three year plan

Hunnie’s Mercantile, which started in 2017, is ‘dead on target’ with its plans to expand

The farmers’ market at Hunnie’s Mercantile in Clinton, July 2020, with Perry Hunnie (at left in red shirt) cooking up a storm for hungry customers. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Red Deer Citizens on Patrol volunteers. Clinton RCMP are looking to start a COP program in and around that community. (Photo credit: City of Red Deer)

Clinton RCMP looking for Citizens on Patrol program volunteers

Organizer hoping to have enough people to get program started in September

Red Deer Citizens on Patrol volunteers. Clinton RCMP are looking to start a COP program in and around that community. (Photo credit: City of Red Deer)
Mental health and well-being top of mind for many seniors during pandemic

Mental health and well-being top of mind for many seniors during pandemic

Rockin’ and Talkin’ With the Clinton Seniors’ Association

  • Aug 5, 2020
Mental health and well-being top of mind for many seniors during pandemic
(from l) Coun. Kim McIlravey; Mayor Susan Swan; Coun. David Park; Coun. Sandi Burrage; Coun./CCF Director Christine Rivett; CCF Board Chair Robin Fennell; CCF Vice-Chair Henk Hanemaayer; CCF Director Stephen Alexander at the cheque presentation from the Clinton Community Forest on July 8. (Photo credit: Clinton Community Forest)

Clinton Community Forest disburses grants of more than $250,000

Village of Clinton and community organizations benefit from yearly profits

(from l) Coun. Kim McIlravey; Mayor Susan Swan; Coun. David Park; Coun. Sandi Burrage; Coun./CCF Director Christine Rivett; CCF Board Chair Robin Fennell; CCF Vice-Chair Henk Hanemaayer; CCF Director Stephen Alexander at the cheque presentation from the Clinton Community Forest on July 8. (Photo credit: Clinton Community Forest)
Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables can help boost your immune system and ward off illnesses. (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Boost your immune system to help protect against illness

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

  • Jul 1, 2020
Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables can help boost your immune system and ward off illnesses. (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)
Quiet days as the Clinton Seniors go on early summer hiatus

Quiet days as the Clinton Seniors go on early summer hiatus

Rockin’ and Talkin’ With the Clinton Seniors’ Association

  • Jun 10, 2020
Quiet days as the Clinton Seniors go on early summer hiatus