Clinton

Cougar Point overlooks the Fraser River in Edge Hills Provincial Park near Clinton. (Photo credit: Facebook)

Land acquired to expand Edge Hills Provincial Park near Clinton

Park is noted for its grassland areas and several endangered wildlife species

 

Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers stage benefit concert for Lytton

Dustin Bentall and his father Barney are holding a double-header concert in Clinton this Friday

 

Clay sculpture by Clinton Art and Cultural Society president Nancy McMinn. The deadline for entries for this year’s art show is July 15. (Photo credit: Clinton Art and Cultural Society)

Calling all artists: entries for Clinton art show due by July 15

Art show is open to all artists in the region, and the definition of art is a broad one

 

SMAC is offering short-term respite to evacuees. (Ken Alexander photo).

SMAC offering evacuees short-term respite

People can park their RVs for a short-term stay after leaving their homes.

  • Jul 4, 2021
SMAC is offering short-term respite to evacuees. (Ken Alexander photo).
BC Wildfire Service has issued an area restriction order for McKay Creek wildfire (BCSW)

Guards, planned ignitions slated for McKay Creek wildfire

Wildfire saw increased fire behavior and winds Monday night, but no containment lines challenged

BC Wildfire Service has issued an area restriction order for McKay Creek wildfire (BCSW)
An evacuation alert was issued Saturday Electoral Area E due to the Churn Creek wildfire. (TNRD)
An evacuation alert was issued Saturday Electoral Area E due to the Churn Creek wildfire. (TNRD)
Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton council approves free use of hall for art show and sale

Event is scheduled to go ahead over the August long weekend

Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files
The benefits of curling up with a good book are paw-sitively amazing. (Photo credit: pxhere.com)

The benefits of curling up with a good book can’t be denied

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

  • Jul 1, 2021
The benefits of curling up with a good book are paw-sitively amazing. (Photo credit: pxhere.com)
The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Pavilion Lake area due to McKay Creek fire

Evacuation order in effect along section of West Pavilion Road

The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)
The Loon Lake community hall has received a $150,000 grant for upgrades to the hall’s interior. (Photo credit: Loon Lake Community Recreational and Agricultural Society)

Loon Lake community hall gets $150,000 grant for upgrades

Grant will help fund a variety of improvements to the 42-year-old facility

The Loon Lake community hall has received a $150,000 grant for upgrades to the hall’s interior. (Photo credit: Loon Lake Community Recreational and Agricultural Society)
Front of the new sign welcoming people to Loon Lake. (Photo credit: Barry and Janet Wainwright Harman/Facebook)

Loon Lake gets grand new sign to greet visitors

Sign is the result of many years of planning and work by local volunteers

Front of the new sign welcoming people to Loon Lake. (Photo credit: Barry and Janet Wainwright Harman/Facebook)
Telus Smart Hubs are coming to Clinton. (File photo).

Clinton council considers museum merchandise request

Council also approves an RCMP-sponsored kids’ bike rodeo at Reg Conn Park on June 19

Telus Smart Hubs are coming to Clinton. (File photo).
Fathers Day graphic, no date. Photo credit: Pixabay

Rockin’ and Talkin’ with the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Forget the gift card: spend time with dad this Father’s Day

  • Jun 16, 2021
Fathers Day graphic, no date. Photo credit: Pixabay
Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton seeks grants for new housing development above town

A new road is needed to access the site, which is above Carson Street

Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files
Bonaparte Indian Band's pipe carrier, Marilyn Porter, centre, with niece Rayne Porter (left), son Sonny and daughter Francine. (Karen Warren photo - submitted)

Bonaparte ancestral remains discovered at Ashcroft Terminal returned to burial site

Resolution found between Bonaparte band and Ashcroft Terminal following “emotional” negotiations

Bonaparte Indian Band's pipe carrier, Marilyn Porter, centre, with niece Rayne Porter (left), son Sonny and daughter Francine. (Karen Warren photo - submitted)
The former Country Squire gift store property is being eyed as the possible site of a craft distillery, prompting Clinton council to make amendments to its zoning bylaw. (Photo credit: Journal files)

Clinton council paving the way for a possible craft distillery

New business could be located on the site of the former Country Squire gift store

The former Country Squire gift store property is being eyed as the possible site of a craft distillery, prompting Clinton council to make amendments to its zoning bylaw. (Photo credit: Journal files)
The popular Kids and Teens Rock Camps are hoping to pivot to a Family Camp in July 2021. (Photo credit: Kids Rock Camp)

Kids/Teens Rock Camp hopes to pivot to Family Camp this summer

Popular camp program tentatively planning a Family Camp in mid-July

The popular Kids and Teens Rock Camps are hoping to pivot to a Family Camp in July 2021. (Photo credit: Kids Rock Camp)
Robin Fennell organized an impromptu Alzheimer’s Walk in Clinton on Sunday, May 30. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Unofficial Alzheimer’s Walk in Clinton raises funds, awareness

About 20 people took part in the informal walk organized by Robin Fennell

Robin Fennell organized an impromptu Alzheimer’s Walk in Clinton on Sunday, May 30. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)
She’s not yet a member of the Clinton Art and Cultural Society, but it can only be a matter of time before Harper Lawrence (pictured) joins. Over spring break this year, Harper took part in a painting tutorial in Clinton organized by Clinton Art and Cultural Society member Sandi Burrage. Painting the Easter Bunny was the subject of the tutorial, and Harper decided to do some extra practice by following a Bob Ross video on her own and creating her own landscape of happy little trees. (Photo credit: Sandi Burrage/Facebook)

Clinton Art and Cultural Society says the (art) show must go on

After cancelling last year’s show, the society is planning one for the August long weekend

She’s not yet a member of the Clinton Art and Cultural Society, but it can only be a matter of time before Harper Lawrence (pictured) joins. Over spring break this year, Harper took part in a painting tutorial in Clinton organized by Clinton Art and Cultural Society member Sandi Burrage. Painting the Easter Bunny was the subject of the tutorial, and Harper decided to do some extra practice by following a Bob Ross video on her own and creating her own landscape of happy little trees. (Photo credit: Sandi Burrage/Facebook)
Prospector sign on the Loon Lake Community Trail. (Photo credit: Karen Lea)

New Loon Lake community trail features a touch of whimsy

Gnomes, fairies, birds, a prospector and his mule, and more can be found along the trail

Prospector sign on the Loon Lake Community Trail. (Photo credit: Karen Lea)