Clearwater Times Staff

Back in Time

20 YEARS AGO: No one was hurt when a Remembrance Day fire destroyed a Birch Island home

Sonneson celebrates 40 years as a Lion

A charter member of Vavenby Lions Club (established 1977), Sonneson served six years as president

Leader of the Elks of Canada visits Clearwater

Lodge #499 hosts Canada’s first ever female Grand Exalted Ruler

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45 YEARS AGO: There would be no large hydro dams on the Clearwater River, said MLA Gerry Anderson

Auxiliary buys new machine for hospital

The ABI machine compares the blood pressure at the ankle to that in the upper arm

Gas prices jump overnight

Residents of Clearwater get an after-Hallowe’en fright when the price of gasoline takes a sudden jump

Police rescue driver being held at gunpoint

Commercial truck driver picked up hitchhiker near Avola on Monday evening

RCMP REPORT: Tractor-trailer versus tractor-trailer

One driver was taken to the Clearwater hospital and the other was given a fine

Todd Stone unveils six-point plan for rural B.C.

Stone’s commitments include supporting people and industry, plus encouraging innovation

Work-bee cleans ski trails

Candle Creek cross-country ski trails get tidied up for winter

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50 YEARS AGO: Two bulldozers were busy widening the run at Clearwater Ski Hill

Adult learners getting literacy tools to thrive

YCS adult literacy programs in Clearwater and Barriere get provincial funding

Police charge two for trafficking in marijuana

The vehicle had been speeding and had a Saskatchewan licence plate

PHOTO: Blue River kids visit spawning channel

The Eleanor Lake Spawning Channel was built in 1991 to provide a place for the trout to spawn

Entrepreneurs invited

Clearwater and Wells Gray Country to host pub night for small business owners

Time to get the flu shot!

Immunization clinics coming up in Clearwater, Vavenby and Blue River

Wildfires severely impact local tourist industry

Closure of Wells Gray Park affected guided activities and accommodation revenue

RCMP Report: Police investigate double fatalities

RCMP continue to investigate collision that occurred Oct. 3 north of Blue River

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40 YEARS AGO: Father Quigley put stain on Little Fort church roof, as he had done 27 years earlier

Terry Fox Run in Blue River

Blue River youngsters do the first of 100 good deeds to celebrate school’s centenary