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Avola picnic shelter

Photo shows a picnic shelter constructed in September in the Avola playground on Diamond Drive

Clearwater ESS changes its leader board

ESS is the team of local volunteers that assists people evacuated from their residences due to fires, floods, etc

Truckin’ the trout to Clearwater hatchery

A Cranbrook area truck driver is a familiar face at Clearwater Trout Hatchery and in the North Thompson Valley

Emergency Support Services practice at the Blackpool Hall

The exercise was part of the regular training of ESS team members for setting up and operating a reception center

WGCSC active on many fronts

Vavenby water, Clearwater sports coordinator, Stargazing Festival, Ferry Road Park on the Wells Gray Country services committee agenda

Blackpool Community Hall dedicates room to Mel

So the hall committee - mm, well, uh - sort of gave it to him for a birthday present

Arts council launch planter projects

Individuals, groups, or organizations are invited to sponsor a North Thompson Arts Council planter for $100

Local volunteers operate Emergency Support Services

Emergency Social Services (ESS) provides short-term assistance to people who are forced to leave their homes because of emergencies

Wells Gray Country services committee plans busy spring

It was a jovial and jocular group that met for the Wells Gray Country services committee meeting on Mar. 28

Science World brings the weird world of science to town

Science World on the Road is one of the school-based programs promoted by Science World BC

Pink Shirt Day in Clearwater

At noon, a student team competed in a floor hockey game against the RCMP in front of a noisy crowd of pink-shirted RRES supporters

Chris the Clown entertains daycare kids

Uncle Chris the Clown kept the little ones in wide-eyed amazement with his magic at the Building Blocks Daycare on Tuesday, Feb. 26

Pink Shirt Day highlights Anti-Bullying Week at RRES

Anti-Bullying Week runs this week at Raft River Elementary School

Hoopsters in the making

RRES students are learning basketball from coach Skye Buck, his wife Courtney and some volunteer high school students

Choco Nite raises $2000

It was a chocoholic’s dream - the second annual Chocolate Festival at Clearwater ski hill

Singer/composers entertain at Blue Loon Grill to large crowd

Over 70 music lovers listen to Darrell and Saskia perform at the Blue Loon Grill in Clearwater on Feb. 9

Junior Raiders place third in playoffs

CSS Junior Raiders come back to revenge at-home loss to Barriere Junior Cougars

Info shared at Wellness Expo

Clearwater Festival and Events Society (CFES) held the sixth annual Arts, Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, Feb. 4

Fun Night supports Hope of the Pokomchi

A Fun Night at Raft River Elementary was staged to help raise funds for the Hope of the Pokomchi organization

Students practice for Battle of the Books competition

Students at Raft River Elementary School are vying for three positions on a team that will represent their grade at the Battle of the Books