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Featured at the Harvest Faire on Sept. 16 at the Dutch Lake Community Centre field was a ‘Bike powered blender’ made by the Clearwater Men’s Shed. Caitlyn Masse rides the bike to make her smoothie, while Amanda Drescher assists anyone who would like to make their own. (Photo by: Zephram Tino)

Colourful Harvest Faire fun for all

The Yellowhead Community Services and Clearwater Farmers’ Market Harvest Faire was a…

Featured at the Harvest Faire on Sept. 16 at the Dutch Lake Community Centre field was a ‘Bike powered blender’ made by the Clearwater Men’s Shed. Caitlyn Masse rides the bike to make her smoothie, while Amanda Drescher assists anyone who would like to make their own. (Photo by: Zephram Tino)
Dr. Ayosanmi, the new family physician and E.R. certified doctor in Clearwater works at the Medical Clinic and Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. Sept. 14, 2023. (Photo by: Hettie Buck)

New family physician and E.R.-certified doctor settles into life in Clearwater

Dr. Stephen Ayosanmi, his wife and four children, ages 11, 10, 5…

Dr. Ayosanmi, the new family physician and E.R. certified doctor in Clearwater works at the Medical Clinic and Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. Sept. 14, 2023. (Photo by: Hettie Buck)
Peter Milobar is BC United MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson (KTW photo)

MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson, Peter Milobar weighs in before UBCM

Kamloops – North Thompson MLA, Peter Milobar, is at the Union of…

Peter Milobar is BC United MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson (KTW photo)
North Thompson Aboriginal Cultural Society (NTACS) group dedicates the Teddy Bear Memorial to the 215 missing children from Kamloops Residential School. The honour song was drummed as part of a sacred ceremony on Sept 17 at Dutch Lake Community Centre in Clearwater. (Photo by: Zephram Tino)

Teddy Bear Memorial to honours missing children from Kamloops Residential School

The North Thompson Aboriginal Cultural Society (NTACS) held a dedication ceremony on…

North Thompson Aboriginal Cultural Society (NTACS) group dedicates the Teddy Bear Memorial to the 215 missing children from Kamloops Residential School. The honour song was drummed as part of a sacred ceremony on Sept 17 at Dutch Lake Community Centre in Clearwater. (Photo by: Zephram Tino)
Artist rendering of Simon Fraser, a partner in the North West Company, who named the Thompson River after his friend David Thompson (File photo)
Artist rendering of Simon Fraser, a partner in the North West Company, who named the Thompson River after his friend David Thompson (File photo)

From Oct. 6, 2018 – Valley Voices: Simon Fraser named the Thompson River after Nor’ Wester friend

The following is an excerpt from North River: The Story of BC’s…

Artist rendering of Simon Fraser, a partner in the North West Company, who named the Thompson River after his friend David Thompson (File photo)
Artist rendering of Simon Fraser, a partner in the North West Company, who named the Thompson River after his friend David Thompson (File photo)
Candle Creek half-marathon participants. (Photo submitted by: Wells Gray Outdoors Club)

Wells Gray Outdoor Club’s Candle Creek half-marathon a success

The annual Candle Creek half-marathon on Aug. 26 — hosted by the…

Candle Creek half-marathon participants. (Photo submitted by: Wells Gray Outdoors Club)
(Barriere Fire Rescue Logo)

From Fun to Fear on highway 5 again – time for good news from government

In the past year along Highway 5 from Kamloops north to the…

(Barriere Fire Rescue Logo)
Cultural liaison and former Simpcw First Nation Chief, Shelly Loring, is organizing the first Simpcw Days taking place on Sept. 14-17 at the Mount Robson Provincial Park. (Photo submitted by: Simpcw
First Nation)

Simpcw First Nation holds Simpcw Days Sept. 14–17 at Mount Robson

The event is the vision of Simpcw Chief and Council

Cultural liaison and former Simpcw First Nation Chief, Shelly Loring, is organizing the first Simpcw Days taking place on Sept. 14-17 at the Mount Robson Provincial Park. (Photo submitted by: Simpcw
First Nation)
Sylvia and Sarah Miller with baby chick at KnowWhere Farms in Clearwater (Photo by: Hettie Buck)

KnowWhere Farms in Clearwater, B.C. — a great place to be when you ‘Love where you live’

Just outside of Clearwater, B.C., you’ll find a lovely working farm owned…

Sylvia and Sarah Miller with baby chick at KnowWhere Farms in Clearwater (Photo by: Hettie Buck)
The Payphones playing on August 31, 2023 at Wells Gray Lively Arts Summer Stage in the DLCC bandshell. (L - R) Robyn Slack (guitar), Navan Forsythe (bass), Naomi Jichita (lead vocals), Aaron Addorisio (drums), Laena Anderson (piano). (Photo by: WGLAS)

Wells Gray Lively Arts Society ends summer on a high note

Despite the challenges of a difficult wildfire season, the Wells Gray Lively…

The Payphones playing on August 31, 2023 at Wells Gray Lively Arts Summer Stage in the DLCC bandshell. (L - R) Robyn Slack (guitar), Navan Forsythe (bass), Naomi Jichita (lead vocals), Aaron Addorisio (drums), Laena Anderson (piano). (Photo by: WGLAS)
#399 Dave Zirnhelt leading the 21 kilometer race sponsored by Wells Gray Outdoor Club on the Candle Creek trails during the half marathon on August 26. (Photo by: Keith McNeill)

Runners compete at Candle Creek Trails half marathon on August 26

Look for more details in next week’s issue of the Times

#399 Dave Zirnhelt leading the 21 kilometer race sponsored by Wells Gray Outdoor Club on the Candle Creek trails during the half marathon on August 26. (Photo by: Keith McNeill)
Clearwater Speedway makes a huge food donation to Clearwater and District Food Bank and invites racers to join them on September 9-10, 2023 for the September Invitational. $5,000 in prize money and trophies are up for grabs. (Photo: Clearwater Speedway)

Clearwater Speedway makes a large donation to Clearwater Food Bank

Clearwater Speedway members, fans and sponsors have once again driven circles around…

Clearwater Speedway makes a huge food donation to Clearwater and District Food Bank and invites racers to join them on September 9-10, 2023 for the September Invitational. $5,000 in prize money and trophies are up for grabs. (Photo: Clearwater Speedway)
Front Left - CSS student Joey Pastorek in a tug of war at Canoe Regatta at Dutch Lake in Clearwater. (File photo)

From our archives – Wet and wacky Canoe Regatta September 2011

Wet and wacky fun at Canoe Regatta Canoe race September 17, 2011

Front Left - CSS student Joey Pastorek in a tug of war at Canoe Regatta at Dutch Lake in Clearwater. (File photo)
Produce and baking at the Clearwater Farmers' Market. (Photo: Clearwater Farmers' Market Facebook page)

Clearwater Farmers’ Market boosts local economy by $425,000 annually

The Clearwater Farmers’ Market is a significant economic player in Clearwater, injecting…

Produce and baking at the Clearwater Farmers' Market. (Photo: Clearwater Farmers' Market Facebook page)
Usoff Tsao Thompson-Nicola Regional District director for Area A (Wells Gray Country). (Photo submitted)

TNRD Director for Area “A”, Tsao looks forward to partnering in the future

Thompson Nicola Regional District Director for Area “A” (Wells Gray Country), Usoff…

Usoff Tsao Thompson-Nicola Regional District director for Area A (Wells Gray Country). (Photo submitted)

One good turn deserves another – it’s as plain as the nose on your face

I always think of the right thing to say when I have…

Orphaned bear cub Hiro at the Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers, where he lives with his twin brother Tadashi. When they are old enough they will be relocated to the North Thompson Valley, where their mother was killed along Highway 5 in June. (Photo by: NLWS in Smithers)

Checking in on orphaned bear cubs from the North Thompson

Hiro and Tadashi were orphaned in June and taken in by Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers

Orphaned bear cub Hiro at the Northern Lights Wildlife Society in Smithers, where he lives with his twin brother Tadashi. When they are old enough they will be relocated to the North Thompson Valley, where their mother was killed along Highway 5 in June. (Photo by: NLWS in Smithers)
Interior Whitewater Expeditions in Clearwater is under new ownership after longtime owner Doug Trotter (second from l) handed over the rafts to new owners Kenneth McKay and Travis Aback (third and fourth from l). (Photo by: Holly Louwerse)

Clearwater’s Interior Whitewater Expeditions announces new owners

An exciting public announcement, a ribbon cutting, and some sprayed champagne took…

Interior Whitewater Expeditions in Clearwater is under new ownership after longtime owner Doug Trotter (second from l) handed over the rafts to new owners Kenneth McKay and Travis Aback (third and fourth from l). (Photo by: Holly Louwerse)

Devastated family loses 90 year old family cabin in the Shuswap

Editor: It always happens to someone else until it happens to you.…

A beautiful blue sky day at Dutch Lake beach in Clearwater in July 2023 (Photo by: Hettie Buck)

District of Clearwater visualizes ‘connectivity’ via trail network projects

District of Clearwater councillor Ken Matheson wants the public to better understand…

A beautiful blue sky day at Dutch Lake beach in Clearwater in July 2023 (Photo by: Hettie Buck)