Wendy Coomber

Healthy businesses and healthy towns

Local businesses need assistance from a local Chamber of Commerce, which needs a commitment from local businesses...

Lytton’s River Festival outdoes itself

Now in it's 12th year, Lytton's River Festival is overflowing with great things to see and do.

Five candidates for Oct. 19 election

Ashcroft and Cache Creek voters in the new Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon federal riding will have a full slate of candidates to choose from.

Learning isn’t limited to schools

Education doesn't begin after Labour Day; and it doesn't end at Graduation.

Constantia moving ahead to Phase 2

Constantia expects to begin Phase 2 of their Maggie Mine site exploration in October.

Police Report – break and enter and hit and run

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

Ashcroft intends to borrow $500,00 for fire truck

Ashcroft votes to borrow money and approves the alternate approval process with a deadline of Oct. 13.

Utility rates rise, discount eliminated

Ashcroft Council votes to increase water and sewer rates and eliminate the 40-year old seniors discount.

River society gets $10,000 for bank restoration

The Bonaparte Watershed Stewardship Society receives $10,000 for three bank stabilization projects.

Police Report – bears in backyards, car accidents

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

Flood repairs still causing headaches

Stage Road and Old Cariboo Road are still in need of repairs.

Living with bears at this time of year

Super Natural British Columbia - it's why we live here, right?

Police Report – holding grudges, losing parts

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

Ashcroft to borrow for new fire truck

Village of Ashcroft is contemplating borrowing money to lease new fire truck.

Ashcroft Rodeo re-homing not moving fast enough

The Village says it will take time, the Rodeo Association says time's running out.

Pressure system gets funding

Cache Creek's funding application for a new Pressure Reduction System Relocation and Safety Upgrade was approved.

$5.7 million announced for Ashcroft’s new water plant

Ashcroft has been approved for $5.7 million of infrastructure funding under the Small Communities Fund.

Gold Trail welcomes new Minister

Gold Trail Board of Education has already invited new Education Minister Mike Bernier to come and visit.

Ashcroft meeting to decide on new development

Local developer needs a Development Variance Permit before he can proceed with new commercial building in downtown Ashcroft.

Summer’s over – it’s election time

if you already think the media has been full of politics and rhetoric, just wait - it's about to get worse.