Keith McNeill

Mini-Vikings Kurt (l) and Karl Lundsbye of 100 Mile House take a break from pillaging along the Candle Creek cross-country ski trails on Saturday to wave their spear and battle-axe around. They were taking part in the annual Birchleg event

SLIDESHOW: Vikings pillage again!

More than 50 Norse marauders raid along the Candle Creek cross-country ski trails during Wells Gray Birchleg 2017

Mini-Vikings Kurt (l) and Karl Lundsbye of 100 Mile House take a break from pillaging along the Candle Creek cross-country ski trails on Saturday to wave their spear and battle-axe around. They were taking part in the annual Birchleg event

Trump’s presidency is sign of growing social instability

Historian Peter Turchin compares the level of political instability now in the U.S. with that existing during the late Roman Republic

PHOTO: Skating with Disney characters

PHOTO: Skating with Disney characters

Youngsters crowd around Cinderella and Snow White during a Disney Skate

PHOTO: Skating with Disney characters
Dennis Peacock shows a photo of the Quetico

PHOTO: The life of a fisherman

A selection of Dennis Peacock's photographs was on display in the art gallery at Dutch Lake Community Centre last month

Dennis Peacock shows a photo of the Quetico
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PHOTO: Christmas story winners get prizes

Winners of the Times' Christmas story contest receive their prizes during an assembly at Raft River Elementary School

Pictured are (l-r) Sophie Collins
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Writers’ Circle publishes new book

The new book of collected works is dedicated in memory of the late Fran McRae

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CSS basketball player Gian Fidele drives for the net during a game against KCS on Wednesday.

SLIDESHOW: CSS Raiders host Kamloops Christian School

Clearwater Secondary School team has chance for revenge during playoff game against KCS on Feb. 6

CSS basketball player Gian Fidele drives for the net during a game against KCS on Wednesday.
Walter and Zasha Crombie enjoy the slide at Dutch Lake beach on Sunday

PHOTO: Too much fun

Youngsters play on the slide at the Dutch Lake beach in Clearwater

Walter and Zasha Crombie enjoy the slide at Dutch Lake beach on Sunday
Clearwater's Brett Turcotte won silver at the Winter X Games 2017.

Turcotte wins silver at Winter X Games

Clearwater’s own Brett Turcotte won a silver medal on Sunday in best snowmobile trick at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado

Clearwater's Brett Turcotte won silver at the Winter X Games 2017.
Drawing shows a tentative plan for a proposed 20-unit expansion of Evergreen Acres. The new buildings would be located next to Park Drive

Evergreen Acres plans 20-unit expansion project

The new units would be located east of Ed Buck Manor next to Park Drive

Drawing shows a tentative plan for a proposed 20-unit expansion of Evergreen Acres. The new buildings would be located next to Park Drive
Ken Kjenstad escorts Pre-Novice Reese Poisson.

PHOTOS: One step at a time

Clearwater Pre-Novices have a fun session as part of Minor Hockey Week

Ken Kjenstad escorts Pre-Novice Reese Poisson.
Clearwater Atom Ethan Smith fires a blistering shot to score.

PHOTOS: How’s that, dad?

Clearwater Atoms win one and lose one against Lillooet on the weekend

Clearwater Atom Ethan Smith fires a blistering shot to score.
A member Raft Mountain Skating Club performs a spin during a skate show put on Saturday evening

SLIDESHOW: Figure-skaters put on show

Members of Raft Mountain Skating Club put on show at the Sportsplex on Saturday evening as part of Clearwater Winter Festival

A member Raft Mountain Skating Club performs a spin during a skate show put on Saturday evening
Ashlynne Sunderman (l) battles for the puck with Lyle Mackenzie.

PHOTOS: Alumni take part in Minor Hockey Week

Former players with Clearwater Minor Hockey return to help raise funds for equipment program

Ashlynne Sunderman (l) battles for the puck with Lyle Mackenzie.
Clearwater Novice #3 Milo Hindle battles for the puck.

PHOTO: Novices learn how

Clearwater Novices take on Lillooet during fun event at the Sportsplex

Clearwater Novice #3 Milo Hindle battles for the puck.
Clearwater Bantam Angus Allchin fights his way through his Kamloops opponents.

PHOTO: Bantams take on Kamloops

All the Clearwater teams except the Midgets played at least one game during the weekend

Clearwater Bantam Angus Allchin fights his way through his Kamloops opponents.
Susanne Luethi helps Cole Dulaba onto the T-bar.

PHOTO: Ski for a toonie

Kids have fun as Clearwater ski hill opens for a second weekend this season

Susanne Luethi helps Cole Dulaba onto the T-bar.
Clearwater Peewees #12 Soren Coates and #8 Brendan Green battle for the puck.

PHOTOS: Peewee powerhouse

With three games remaining, the Peewees have 14 wins, no losses, and one tie in league play this season

Clearwater Peewees #12 Soren Coates and #8 Brendan Green battle for the puck.
John Cornell holds up the 49 cm long kokanee that won him first place in the 16th annual Ice Man fishing derby.

Fire up the smoker

Nearly 60 anglers sign up to participate in Clearwater Rotary's annual Ice Man fishing derby

John Cornell holds up the 49 cm long kokanee that won him first place in the 16th annual Ice Man fishing derby.
Clearwater residents Lois and Bill Van Damme enjoy coffee at the new Tim Hortons restaurant in Clearwater shortly after it opened on Sunday morning

UPDATE: New Tim Hortons opens in Clearwater

After several delays and setbacks, a new Tim Hortons restaurant opens in Clearwater near the roundabout on Highway 5

Clearwater residents Lois and Bill Van Damme enjoy coffee at the new Tim Hortons restaurant in Clearwater shortly after it opened on Sunday morning