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David Hames of the Big River Band sings Johnny Cash songs.

Photos: A burning ring of fire

David James and the Big River Band do Johnny Cash tribute at Clearwater Legion to sell-out crowd

David Hames of the Big River Band sings Johnny Cash songs.
Fay McCracken (l) checks out one of the photographs that Hilda Reimer had for sale.

Photo: Businesses display at Expo

Second annual North Thompson Business Expo featured a wide variety of vendors

Fay McCracken (l) checks out one of the photographs that Hilda Reimer had for sale.
Hanna Elliot (r) plays the role of a student telling her mother that she wishes her mother would pay more attention to what she does.

SLIDESHOW: High school puts on two plays

Student actors from Clearwater Secondary School put on two plays: "The Audition" and "Drop Dead Disco"

Hanna Elliot (r) plays the role of a student telling her mother that she wishes her mother would pay more attention to what she does.
A car skirts around a washout that almost swept away the road.

Photo: Heavy rains cause washouts

Road to Birch Island nearly swept away while washout in Wells Gray Park leaves tourists stranded

A car skirts around a washout that almost swept away the road.
(L-r) Kyanna Elliot

Photos: Youngsters enjoy sports day

Clearwater and area elementary school students take part in annual sports day

(L-r) Kyanna Elliot
Brett Nolette casts his ballot while Clayton Sollows acts as a scrutineer.

Students hold their own vote

Parallel provincial election held at Clearwater Secondary School on Monday

Brett Nolette casts his ballot while Clayton Sollows acts as a scrutineer.
Medical students Michael Klonarakis (standing) and Joshua Rivard demonstrate how to test for reflexes during a UNBC health-care roadshow at Clearwater Secondary School on May 4.

Traveling roadshow showcases health-care careers

Clearwater was the site of the first health-care traveling roadshow put on by University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in 2010

Medical students Michael Klonarakis (standing) and Joshua Rivard demonstrate how to test for reflexes during a UNBC health-care roadshow at Clearwater Secondary School on May 4.
Longtime Clearwater resident Bill Haring goes in to vote at the Clearwater Legion Hall during provincial voting day on Tuesday.

Election day in B.C.

People vote in provincial election on Tuesday, May 9

Longtime Clearwater resident Bill Haring goes in to vote at the Clearwater Legion Hall during provincial voting day on Tuesday.
Clearwater Secondary School girls soccer player Keltie Arndt takes the ball up the field during a game against Fort St. James on May 5.

SLIDESHOW: Clearwater hosts girls soccer tournament

Teams from all over B.C. compete in girls soccer tournament at Clearwater Secondary School on May 5/6

Clearwater Secondary School girls soccer player Keltie Arndt takes the ball up the field during a game against Fort St. James on May 5.
Members of the Tourism Wells Gray board pose for a photograph following the association’s annual general meeting on Tuesday evening. Pictured are (l-r) chair Gy Ovenden

Tourism industry making progress

Reports sound positive during Tourism Wells Gray's annual general meeting

Members of the Tourism Wells Gray board pose for a photograph following the association’s annual general meeting on Tuesday evening. Pictured are (l-r) chair Gy Ovenden
A sign recently erected next to Park Drive by Clearwater Library shows the location of a proposed affordable housing apartment building.

Town council moves to support affordable housing project

District of Clearwater gives a 100 per cent relaxation of all sewer and water connections costs.

A sign recently erected next to Park Drive by Clearwater Library shows the location of a proposed affordable housing apartment building.
Clearwater Secondary School girls soccer player Hanna Wadlegger battles for the ball with a Barriere player during a game at CSS on Tuesday afternoon.

Soccer girls shut out Barriere

The score was 4-0 for Clearwater Secondary School at the end of the game

Clearwater Secondary School girls soccer player Hanna Wadlegger battles for the ball with a Barriere player during a game at CSS on Tuesday afternoon.
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Photo: Police conduct traffic blitz

Commercial Vehicle Traffic Enforcement work with RCMP to hold road-checks in Clearwater area

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Cross-Canada canoeists Mike Ranta (l) and David Jackson take a break at Clearwater Buy-Low on Tuesday afternoon. The pair started in Bella Bella and plan to portage and paddle to Cape Breton Island.

Canoeists campaign against PTSD

Pair started in Bella Bella and plan to paddle and portage to Cape Breton Island

Cross-Canada canoeists Mike Ranta (l) and David Jackson take a break at Clearwater Buy-Low on Tuesday afternoon. The pair started in Bella Bella and plan to portage and paddle to Cape Breton Island.
Photo shows packaged fentanyl seized in a police raid in Calgary.

Fentanyl crisis reaches Clearwater

Paramedics administered naloxone in the North Thompson Local Health Area (Clearwater and Blue River) at six events in 2016

Photo shows packaged fentanyl seized in a police raid in Calgary.
Two people video Upper Clearwater resident Trevor Goward as he speaks during a protest against Canfor’s logging plans. The rally was held at the Spahats viewpoint on Tuesdays afternoon.

Protesters call for stop to logging

Close to three dozen people took part in a demonstration on Tuesday afternoon to protest Canfor’s plans to log in Upper Clearwater

Two people video Upper Clearwater resident Trevor Goward as he speaks during a protest against Canfor’s logging plans. The rally was held at the Spahats viewpoint on Tuesdays afternoon.
Scott Larsen shows how to rig a stretcher. On the right (dark glasses) is Susan McFarland.

SLIDESHOW: Learning the ropes

Wells Gray Search and Rescue hosts 72 SAR volunteers from across B.C. in a rope rescue course

Scott Larsen shows how to rig a stretcher. On the right (dark glasses) is Susan McFarland.
Representatives from a variety of organizations  make plans on how to combat elder abuse.

Seniors taking charge program gets funding

The society is receiving $24,500 from the federal government's New Horizons For Seniors program

Representatives from a variety of organizations  make plans on how to combat elder abuse.
Members of the Clearwater Local Action Team pose for a picture during a meet-and-greet held at the local Legion on Wednesday afternoon

Improving communication to fight substance abuse

Nearly three dozen representatives from various agencies in the North Thompson Valley as well as Kamloops took part

Members of the Clearwater Local Action Team pose for a picture during a meet-and-greet held at the local Legion on Wednesday afternoon
Lt. Alex Gagnier (l) and Capt. Dan Maguire supervise the departure of members of 1 CER.

Army on the move

Elements of 1 Combat Engineer Regiment stay overnight in Clearwater

Lt. Alex Gagnier (l) and Capt. Dan Maguire supervise the departure of members of 1 CER.