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Two tales from B.C.’s forests raise questions for Greens

What responsibility do profitable forest companies have to the communities within which they harvest timber and operate?

Phyllis Bucknell presents at $300 cheque to Kirstin MacDonald as Shaun McKenna looks on.

PHOTO: Improving student learning

Elks donate to help breakfast program at Raft River Elementary

Phyllis Bucknell presents at $300 cheque to Kirstin MacDonald as Shaun McKenna looks on.

More teachers being hired in Kamloops-Thompson schools

Clearwater Secondary and Raft River Elementary to get more teaching time

Air Cadet (Zephram) Tino

PHOTO: Competing with Air Cadets

Clearwater youth wins public speaking contest in Kamloops

Air Cadet (Zephram) Tino

B.C. health minister suggests increasing smoking age to 21

Lake brought up the issue in a Tweet on Jan. 17, as well as in a government news release

Kamloops teachers’ union wants two-week spring break retained

The president of the (KTTA said it’s something his union was asking for back in 2007

Winners of a Clearwater Winter Festival poster contest show off their entries.

Promoting the Winter Festival

Winners of a Clearwater Winter Festival poster contest held at Raft River Elementary School show off their entries

Winners of a Clearwater Winter Festival poster contest show off their entries.

Jan. 30 video-conference open house on K-9 students reporting

Session at Clearwater Secondary School will begin at 7 p.m.

Dr. Bob Mackenzie speaks about 'Being Mortal' during a luncheon meeting hosted by Wells Gray Seniors Society recently.

Seniors discuss changing issues of mortality

One hundred years ago most people were born at home and died at home. One in four children died before their first birthday

Dr. Bob Mackenzie speaks about 'Being Mortal' during a luncheon meeting hosted by Wells Gray Seniors Society recently.
Tara Hildebrand is the Alzheimer Society of B.C. education and support coordinator for Clearwater and the Central Interior region.

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Clearwater

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias affect thousands of families in British Columbia

Tara Hildebrand is the Alzheimer Society of B.C. education and support coordinator for Clearwater and the Central Interior region.
(L-r) Kyla Morrison

PHOTO: Broads on Boards have fun

Wells Gray Outdoors Club hosts cross-country ski lessons for women

(L-r) Kyla Morrison

Thompson region snowpack near average, province says

North Thompson watershed is at 87 per cent for this time of year

Longtime Clearwater resident Betty Handy

An inspiring woman retires after lifetime of baking

Betty Handy looks forward to continuing her travels to visit her five great great grandchildren in Alberta

Longtime Clearwater resident Betty Handy
TNRD adds voice in bid for clarity on fire-department access

UPDATE: Tests detect no diesel in Vavenby water

The water samples used for the tests were taken at the water intake, the stand pipe by the mill, and at the reservoir

TNRD adds voice in bid for clarity on fire-department access
Cold, cough and influenza season has arrived in Interior Health

Interior Health issues diesel spill advisory

Residents who draw their water from the North Thompson River between Avola and Vavenby are advised to be cautious

Cold, cough and influenza season has arrived in Interior Health
Snow pillows cover boulders next to the Clearwater River.

Clearwater and district celebrate winter

Clearwater Winter Festival starts with a midget tournament this weekend and continues until the Birch Leg cross-country ski event on Feb. 4

Snow pillows cover boulders next to the Clearwater River.
This season's Junior Development and Star Skaters with Raft Mountain Skating Club.

Skaters have fun learning new skills

Participants in Raft Mountain Skating Club's programs pose for group photographs

This season's Junior Development and Star Skaters with Raft Mountain Skating Club.
BC Coroners Service identifies fire victim

BC Coroners Service identifies avalanche victim

He was in a group of three people snowmobiling in the Clemina Creek Snowmobiling Area when he was caught in an avalanche on Dec. 30.

BC Coroners Service identifies fire victim
Thompson-Nicola Regional District is seeking public input on proposed zoning changes for hobby farms

Schaffer clarifies hobby farm changes process

I would like to clarify where the process is at with the TNRD in respect to the proposed setting of livestock limits

Thompson-Nicola Regional District is seeking public input on proposed zoning changes for hobby farms
Barriere resident Kelvin Fadear won $1 million on Christmas Eve from Lotto 649.

Barriere resident comes forward to claim $1 million

The 76-year-old has strong family roots in the community of Barriere

Barriere resident Kelvin Fadear won $1 million on Christmas Eve from Lotto 649.