Wendy Coomber

Engaging the Public 101

One size of engagement doesn't fit all, and not everyone wants to be "engaged".

Tree nursery keeps curling club going

Club signs contract to house seedlings in curling rink during off season.

Dropping revenues creating a challenge for towns

Shrinking government grants and increased costs mean higher taxes.

Being prepared isn’t just for scouts

It doesn't take a lot of effort to be prepared, but it sure saves a lot of misery in the event of an emergency.

McLean Cres. under budget

Cache Creek councillor congratulates CAO on successful road project.

Ashcroft amends policy for Canada Day grant

Ashcroft Council makes Canada Day organizers exempt from usual grant-in-aid policy requirements.

Cache Creek taxes going up 4%

Cache Creek planning a four per cent hike for local taxpayers.

Ashcroft plans tax hike of 2.5%

Ashcroft Council takes their decision to the public at a town hall meeting May 4, 7 pm in the community hall.

Police Report – house fire, truckers’ dispute

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

Sea Cadet looking forward to nationals

After winning the National Qualifying Regatta in Victoria earlier this month, Ashcroft's Ian Curran is off to Kingston later this year.

Pedestrian hit and killed on highway

Hitchhiker from Fraser Lake hit and killed on Hwy 1, east side of Cache Creek.

Ashcroft to discuss Canada Day options

Village agrees to sit down with WRAPS and discuss a financial plan.

Communities are made by people

Volunteerism is a special vocation that only the strong can handle. Not everyone is cut out for it.

Ashcroft votes against Evans Rd. walking trail

Ashcroft Council votes against a paved walking trail proposal made to them by the Desert Hills Tri Club.

Two injured in single vehicle crash

A Kamloops couple were taken to the hospital for bruises and broken bones on Friday afternoon after their car left Hwy 1 by the Perry Ranch.

Council agrees to look into dog park

Ashcroft Council agrees to form a Select Committee of Council to look into dog park options.

Police Report – loose load hits car

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.

We can’t continue to ignore the Earth

Was recycling and conservation just a fashion that is now wearing thin?

Family use area and dog park proposed

Ashcroft residents made a presentation to Council's committee of the whole on March 23 to repurpose part of the pool park.

Police Repot – Downed power line starts grass fire

The weekly crime blotter from the Ashcroft RCMP Detachment.