Barbara Roden

BC Hydro offers free upgrades for eligible qualifying customers

Renters can also apply for free energy saving kit to help them improve efficiency and save money

The Editor’s Desk: Keep calm and wear a mask

Aggressive anti-maskers need to take a deep breath and put things in perspective

TNRD votes to end free disposal days at solid waste facilities

Mattresses and tires on rims to be added to items that can be brought in at no charge year-round

Voter turnout in 2020 provincial election lowest since 1928

Turnout in Fraser-Nicola lowest in riding's history, but was boosted by mail-in votes

Ashcroft, Cache Creek, Clinton benefit from surprise funding

Communities receiving total of $1.5 million in Safe Restart grants

Avoid close encounters of the furry kind if you’re hitting the road

Rutting season is here, so there is more potential for increased animal activity on BC's highways

Cache Creek votes to move forward with joint bylaw officer

Council commits up to $50,000 for first year expenses in partnership with Ashcroft and Clinton

New online booking for lab appointments at Ashcroft Hospital

Patients can make their bookings online beginning Nov. 23

The Editor’s Desk: The raccoon whisperer

The Internet can be a wonderful place when good people use it with kindness

Cache Creek cannabis survey reveals support for retail, production

Concerns were raised about youth access, public smoking, and the location of retail stores

COVID-19 tests in Ashcroft, 100 Mile can now be booked online

Tests are available for anyone exhibiting COVID-19-like symptoms, with results in 48 hours

Kamloops & District Crime Stoppers running 50/50 draw fundraiser

Event replaces annual car raffle, which last year was won by an Ashcroft resident

Kamloops Blazers’ annual teddy bear toss tradition goes online

Online donations will be used to purchase stuffies for young patients at Royal Inland Hospital

The Editor’s Desk: Time not well spent

If you had four years as the world's most powerful person, what would you do to benefit others?

With all votes counted, Jackie Tegart takes riding by 282 votes

Liberal incumbent prevails after another close Fraser-Nicola election race

Cache Creek Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Damian Couture with old equipment at the Cache Creek council meeting on Oct. 26. (Photo credit: YouTube)

Cache Creek approves purchase of new fire department equipment

Motion opposed by one council member asking for time to look into outside funding opportunities

Cache Creek Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Damian Couture with old equipment at the Cache Creek council meeting on Oct. 26. (Photo credit: YouTube)
Map showing proposed trails at the McAbee Fossil Beds site east of Cache Creek. The blue trail, which winds up to a scenic viewpoint, has now been completed; other phase one trails, yet to be completed, are shown at left. (Photo credit: Heritage Branch)

First trail completed at McAbee Fossil Beds site

With the right facilities, site could attract 50,000 visitors a year to the region

Map showing proposed trails at the McAbee Fossil Beds site east of Cache Creek. The blue trail, which winds up to a scenic viewpoint, has now been completed; other phase one trails, yet to be completed, are shown at left. (Photo credit: Heritage Branch)
The 2019 Remembrance Day ceremony in Ashcroft. This year the Cadets will not be present, and wreaths will be placed in advance of the ceremony. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Legion breakfast and cenotaph ceremony being held in Ashcroft on Nov. 11

Remembrance Day events will be scaled back but are going ahead with a few changes

The 2019 Remembrance Day ceremony in Ashcroft. This year the Cadets will not be present, and wreaths will be placed in advance of the ceremony. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
An image from the 2018 documentary They Shall Not Grow Old, which cleaned and restored century-old film footage to show World War I and those who fought in it in a new light. (Photo credit: YouTube)

The Editor’s Desk: They shall not grow old

Giving names and voices to soldiers from the past bridges the year between them and us

An image from the 2018 documentary They Shall Not Grow Old, which cleaned and restored century-old film footage to show World War I and those who fought in it in a new light. (Photo credit: YouTube)
RCMP cruiser, no date.

RCMP investigating alleged armed robbery at Ashcroft brake check

Incident took place at around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 30

RCMP cruiser, no date.