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Thanks for supporting Ashcroft Art Show

A reader writes to thank the community for its support during the 50th annual show.

Search continues for missing Cache Creek fire chief

Clayton Cassidy disappeared in the early hours of Friday, May 5 while checking water levels in the town

Sympathies to community and family from former Swuqmish fire chief

A reader writes to let area firefighters know that, as a former firefighter, he shares their grief.

Kudis to handbell choir for outstanding concert

A reader writes to congratulate the Desert Bells Handbell Choir.

May proclaimed as Invasive Species Action Month in B.C.

Organizations work together to help prevent the introduction and spread of these harmful species

Former Barriere fire chief pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

Al Kirkwood pleaded guilty in Kamloops provincial court on Monday to possession of child pornography

Fire issues at top of list for regional municipalities

Fire risk was the top-ranked of the 14 resolutions discussed.

Action needed to reverse forest jobs decline

Economist Randy Sunderman says more needs to be done to help B.C.

Head of children with disabilities society speaks in Castlegar

The Lions Clubs are key supporters of camps that support children with any kind of disability.

Walk For Alzheimer’s in Barriere this Sunday

If you haven’t gotten your ticket for the Walk For Alzheimer’s Raffle, you are running out of time

BC Coroners’ Service decision to not release names likened to dictatorship methods

Decision by provincial government to not release the names of deceased people is ludicrous

Judge to determine fate of Barriere man charged with sexually assaulting woman, 97

Brian Byung Koo Lee stood trial last week in Kamloops provincial court

My Green vote: weary, hopeful and defiant

Must put political beliefs and good conscience on the back burner and vote NDP?

Think On These Things: My faith is my choice

I’ve had many, many, moments of absolute certainty about his existence and his goodness – but not an unbroken string

Barriere Minor Ball takes home opener

Barriere Minor Ball’s home opener was played on April 26

On course: Ladies golf returns to the greens at Chinook Cove

The end to a quiet boring life finally arrived on Tuesday, Apr. 25

Reduced working forest, not log exports is killing forestry jobs

Many of the statements being made about log exports and jobs are misinformed

Work continues on area at risk of landslide; evacuation order continues

Update: Evacuated people notified May 3 they will not be able to return for at least another week

Medical staffing at Ashcroft Hospital is critical

A reader writes with concerns about understaffing at the hospital, and what happens if someone leaves.

Thrift stores feeling the PST pinch with new rules

A reader writes to protest the provincial government collecting sales tax on items sold in thrift and secondhand stores.