Barbara Roden

The Editor’s Desk: You should’ve asked

A comic about what a French author calls the 'mental load' strikes a chord

Cold enough for you? Power use spikes as temperatures drop

Power consumption records could be broken as cold spell is set to continue.

Search suspended for missing Merritt cowboy

Ben Tyner was last seen on Jan. 26, and the search for him was suspended on Feb. 3.

The Editor’s Desk: Technology is a double-edged sword

Technology can do wonders, but we have to be careful how we use it (and what we believe)

Third closure of Ashcroft emergency department in six weeks

Emergency department to close night of Sunday, Feb. 10.

One man in custody following robbery at Cache Creek Husky station

A lone male produced a knife and got away with cash and lottery tickets

‘Risk-free’ and ‘free’ trials are often full of risks (and many aren’t free)

Beware of 'free trial' offers, which can be difficult to get out of and are not free

Doctor Amgad Zake leaving Ashcroft medical practice

Interior Health trying to find locums, replacement

NDIT State of the North report gives fiscal picture of Northern B.C.

Report examines employment trends, tourism, wildfire impacts, and much more

The Editor’s Desk: Weird winter weather

Is it ususal to have this little snow in January? In a word: no.

Bus company gets extension on regional routes

Merritt Shuttle Bus Service has until end of February to get buses on the road

Overnight closure at Ashcroft emergency department

Department will be closed from midnight on Sunday, Jan. 27

Suspect arrested in connection with Merritt-area church fires

Four churches were the target of an arsonist last week, with one completely destroyed

The Editor’s Desk: Shuttering the shopfronts

More and more brick and mortar retailers are falling victim to online shopping. Is there a solution?

Fire destroys home on Brink Street in Ashcroft

All occupants escaped safely but house was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived

The Editor’s Desk: Keep Calm and Stock Up

A new breed of person is abroad in Britain: preppers, who are stocking up in case of Brexit chaos

UPDATE: RCMP confirm one man dead after shooting in Cache Creek

A gofundme page has been set up to fund a Celebration of Life for Brock Ledoux

Clinton, Cache Creek see spike in property assessments

General trend of assessments is upward in the Thompson region

More changes coming to recycling program

A seventh stream of packaging materials will now be accepted, plus good news for smal businesses

Online auction raises funds for new Cache Creek fire engine

Close to $40,000 raised, thanks to local businesses, residents, and Fraserway RV