Clearwater Times

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Barriere Secondary

A potential COVID-19 exposure on Jan. 4, 5, and 8, has taken place at Barriere Secondary advised principal Angela Stott in a letter to student families on Jan. 10.

  • Jan 11, 2021

 

Conservative leader Erin O'Toole at a news conference on Parliament Hill. (CPAC screenshot)

Conservative motion receives support from all but Liberals

A motion was brought forward in the House of Commons by Conservative leader Erin O'Toole demanding the government provide more support for small businesses and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Nov 5, 2020
Conservative leader Erin O'Toole at a news conference on Parliament Hill. (CPAC screenshot)

Cat found on Bain Road suffered trauma, said vet

An update has been provided by a veterinarian at the Animal Health Center of British Columbia, regarding deceased cats that were found killed and dumped on Bain Road in March.

  • Oct 30, 2020
Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote

B.C.'s snap election has already broken records for advance voter turnout, mail-in ballots

  • Oct 24, 2020
Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Clearwater's skyline has been masked by a smokey haze as wildfires continue burn in Washington and Oregon. Air quality statements for the southern half of B.C. were put in place just before the weekend. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

Smokey skies create fog-like haze over Clearwater

Smoke comes from hundreds of wildfires burning in Washington state, Oregon and California

  • Sep 14, 2020
Clearwater's skyline has been masked by a smokey haze as wildfires continue burn in Washington and Oregon. Air quality statements for the southern half of B.C. were put in place just before the weekend. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
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Answers to 5 common questions facing families for the COVID-19 school year

COVID-19 protocols are likely to vary even more at the school board level, and even and school-to-school.

  • Sep 10, 2020
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B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming washes up during a visit to a Victoria middle school for the reopening of part-time classroom instruction, June 2, 2020. (B.C. government photo)

B.C. prepares back-to-school plan for students in COVID-19

Districts will be refining preparations up to Sept. 8

B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming washes up during a visit to a Victoria middle school for the reopening of part-time classroom instruction, June 2, 2020. (B.C. government photo)
The District of Clearwater is holding a second public hearing to get more public opinions on a proposal for a Liquor Primary License at the Trans Mountain worker camp. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

Pipeline camp liquor license gets second public hearing

"We really didn't hear from enough people and we didn't have the full spectrum of information."

  • Jul 31, 2020
The District of Clearwater is holding a second public hearing to get more public opinions on a proposal for a Liquor Primary License at the Trans Mountain worker camp. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
Image: Kamloops This Week

RCMP ready to respond to any criminal activity at site of North Thompson protests

The province made the announcement in an email statement from the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General

  • Jul 27, 2020
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Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary member, Marg Anderson, socially distances from people and bugs during the auxiliary’s June meeting, which was held in a member’s backyard. Photo submitted

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary update

Group swears in new executive members

  • Jul 26, 2020
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary member, Marg Anderson, socially distances from people and bugs during the auxiliary’s June meeting, which was held in a member’s backyard. Photo submitted
Bruce Chalmers is the new reverend for Trinity Shared Ministry in Clearwater as well as the Church of St. Paul in Barriere. Pictured, Chalmers enjoys the sunny morning outside Trinity Shared Ministry on July 15. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

Clearwater and Barriere welcome new reverend

Reverend Bruce Chalmers will do double duty at Trinity Shared Ministry and the Church of St. Paul

  • Jul 23, 2020
Bruce Chalmers is the new reverend for Trinity Shared Ministry in Clearwater as well as the Church of St. Paul in Barriere. Pictured, Chalmers enjoys the sunny morning outside Trinity Shared Ministry on July 15. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
A section of Clearwater River Road was washed out on July 2, blocking the way to several major rafting and kayaking destinations. Two local logging companies have offered to build a temporary road around the damaged area for free. Photo submitted

Potential temporary fix for Clearwater River Road

Two local logging companies step up to the plate and offer services for free

  • Jul 23, 2020
A section of Clearwater River Road was washed out on July 2, blocking the way to several major rafting and kayaking destinations. Two local logging companies have offered to build a temporary road around the damaged area for free. Photo submitted
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Donnie Andriashyk, who started Donnie’s Golf Tournament at Wells Gray Golf Resort and RV Park, makes a drive at Eagle Point Golf Resort in 2016. This year the tournament at Wells Gray golf Resort and RV Park takes place Aug. 2. Photo submitted

Donnie’s Golf Tournament heads into year six

All proceeds of the event go to the BC Children's Hospital Foundation

  • Jul 13, 2020
Donnie Andriashyk, who started Donnie’s Golf Tournament at Wells Gray Golf Resort and RV Park, makes a drive at Eagle Point Golf Resort in 2016. This year the tournament at Wells Gray golf Resort and RV Park takes place Aug. 2. Photo submitted
Marnie Burnell, president of the Clearwater Elks Lodge 499, said the club was already hurting due to lack of membership before COVID-19. The precautions put in place because of the virus have made club operations doubly worse. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

Clearwater Elks taking a hit because of COVID-19

President Marnie Burnell noted the group was already hurting before the pandemic came into effect

  • Jul 11, 2020
Marnie Burnell, president of the Clearwater Elks Lodge 499, said the club was already hurting due to lack of membership before COVID-19. The precautions put in place because of the virus have made club operations doubly worse. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
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Back in Time

Historical Perspective

  • Jul 10, 2020
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Interior Savings Credit Union in Clearwater. File photo

YCS receives support from Interior Savings’ relief fund

Money will go toward food programs and new technology to improve operations

  • Jul 10, 2020
Interior Savings Credit Union in Clearwater. File photo