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Citizen scientists keep track of bird numbers

People were wondering what happened to the birds as almost every year many move on just prior to the event

McLeod plans to highlight region for Canada 150

“My goal is to highlight 50 people, 50 places and 50 events, giving people the #MPMcLeod150 experience"

Workshop to help Clearwater residents understand dementia

A free workshop by the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. this month will help Clearwater residents learn

New bus fares coming

As of April 1, bus fares in District of Clearwater and Wells Gray Country will be simplified

Midgets win playoff pennant

Clearwater Ice Hawks defeat Chase on the weekend to take playoff title

Walk For Alzheimer’s 2017 honouree is Joyce Harrington

Each year the Barriere Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s is held in honour of someone in our community

Poll shows people want government to reduce post-secondary costs

Seventy-six per cent of people in Kamloops agree the provincial government need to reduce the cost of post-secondary education

Pink shirts versus bullying

Students at Raft River Elementary School dance as they take part in Pink Shirt Day last week

SD73 to receive provincial funding for supplies

A special-purpose fund, the money can only be used for instructional supplies

Avalanche Canada issues safety message for Alberta snowmobilers

Over the past five years, almost half of snowmobile-related avalanche victims were from the greater Edmonton area

Storms to slam western Canada with rain, snow

The active weather pattern that has persisted across western Canada throughout much of the winter will continue to deliver rain and snow

Simpcw get BC Rural Dividend grant

The provincial government is providing $9,971 in a new project development grant to the Simpcw First Nation

Awesome showing

Clearwater and area skaters bring home the hardware after Okanagan Regional competition

Voter registration notices are in the mail

We’re mailing over 1.9 million notices across the province to ask eligible voters to register to vote or update their voter information

Former Barriere fire chief to plead guilty to child-porn charges

A lawyer representing Al Kirkwood said as much on Monday in scheduling the 62-year-old’s sentencing for a date next month

Poker tournament held on Super Bowl Sunday

Over 20 players took part in the playing of cards for many small prizes

B.C.’s tourism numbers keep climbing

More than five million international tourists came to B.C. in 2016, according to Stats Canada numbers released recently

Snowpack levels in North and South Thompson watersheds below normal

The North Thompson high-elevation snowpack is at 86 per cent of normal

Youth wins regional public speaking competition

Tino's next step will be the provincial competition in Richmond on April 8

Second book continues the saga

"10 Days in January” answers questions readers have requested after reading her first book, "10 Days in December"