Clearwater Times Staff

Clearwater Hockey School cancelled

Clearwater Hockey School cancelled

The District of Clearwater has decided not to run the Clearwater Hockey…

Clearwater Hockey School cancelled
Brown water thunders over Spahats Falls on Thursday morning, July 2, following heavy rain. District of Clearwater photo

High water and flooding hits Clearwater

Potential for roadblock on Clearwater Valley Road due to potential washouts

Brown water thunders over Spahats Falls on Thursday morning, July 2, following heavy rain. District of Clearwater photo
DriveBC photo

Vehicle incident closes Highway 5 north of Blue River

No detour or estimated time of reopening available

DriveBC photo
(L-r) Clearwater and District Food Bank workes Pearl McAloney, secretary, Linda Selbee, treasurer, John McFarland, volunteer, Susan McFarland, acting operations manager and Harry James, chair, stand in front of a stocked shelf on Jan. 21 2019. James said volunteers and community donations have helped the organization meet the needs of its clients in this time of turmoil. File photo

Food bank doing well thanks to volunteers and donations

Chair applauds staff for stepping up in time of turmoil

(L-r) Clearwater and District Food Bank workes Pearl McAloney, secretary, Linda Selbee, treasurer, John McFarland, volunteer, Susan McFarland, acting operations manager and Harry James, chair, stand in front of a stocked shelf on Jan. 21 2019. James said volunteers and community donations have helped the organization meet the needs of its clients in this time of turmoil. File photo
Clearwater RCMP seeks public’s help

Clearwater RCMP seeks public’s help

Police are trying to identify persons related to an active investigation

Clearwater RCMP seeks public’s help
RCMP calls for service down in 2020

RCMP calls for service down in 2020

Calls are lowest they’ve been in at least three years for the same three month period

RCMP calls for service down in 2020
Deer crashes through glass door of Clearwater liquor store
Deer crashes through glass door of Clearwater liquor store
The District of Clearwater will continue holding regularly scheduled council meetings, which will be live-streamed on Facebook. Anyone looking to watch a council meeting can get the agendas at districtofclearwater.com. File photo

Clearwater COVID-19 precautions update

Local groups and facilities changing operations to help keep public safe

The District of Clearwater will continue holding regularly scheduled council meetings, which will be live-streamed on Facebook. Anyone looking to watch a council meeting can get the agendas at districtofclearwater.com. File photo
Lou Benton is one of the instructors with the District of Clearwater’s Community Recreation and Healthy Living program who is live-streaming classes on Facebook for free to help keep residents in shape well self-isolating. Facebook photo

Clearwater healthy living classes live-streamed for those in self-isolation

Those interested can follow along with yoga, body conditioning exercises, and mental wellness talks

Lou Benton is one of the instructors with the District of Clearwater’s Community Recreation and Healthy Living program who is live-streaming classes on Facebook for free to help keep residents in shape well self-isolating. Facebook photo
Clearwater COVID-19 precautions update

Clearwater COVID-19 precautions update

Local groups and facilities taking measures to keep the public safe

Clearwater COVID-19 precautions update
Due to health concerns caused by COVID-19 virus, the North Thompson Sportsplex is now closed for the season. File photo

COVID-19 precautions in the District of Clearwater

Local groups are taking measures to minimize risk

Due to health concerns caused by COVID-19 virus, the North Thompson Sportsplex is now closed for the season. File photo
The Legion’s Poppy Chair, Calvin Lutz presented Terri Campbell from Clearwater with a $500 cheque donation for the North Thompson Army Cadets, Unit 2305 in Barriere. The cadets were officially reinstated in the area in November of last year. The donation comes from the Legion’s poppy fundraising. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

Legion branch 259 Vavenby and District announces 2019 Poppy Campaign recipients

Poppy Campaign raised $7,999.95 last year in total donations

The Legion’s Poppy Chair, Calvin Lutz presented Terri Campbell from Clearwater with a $500 cheque donation for the North Thompson Army Cadets, Unit 2305 in Barriere. The cadets were officially reinstated in the area in November of last year. The donation comes from the Legion’s poppy fundraising. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
It’s almost time for Winter Fest and as part of the festivities, these Love Where You Live toques will be given away as prizes throughout the week from Jan. 17 -26. They’re also being sold at the District of Clearwater office for $20 a pop. Photo by News Staff Clearwater Times

Clearwater Winter Fest offers range of activities

The fun begins Jan. 17 and runs until Jan. 26

It’s almost time for Winter Fest and as part of the festivities, these Love Where You Live toques will be given away as prizes throughout the week from Jan. 17 -26. They’re also being sold at the District of Clearwater office for $20 a pop. Photo by News Staff Clearwater Times
Highway 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking south at 8:30 a.m. DriveBC photo

Highway 5 road conditions for Dec. 13

What motorists can expect

Highway 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking south at 8:30 a.m. DriveBC photo
Highway 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking north at 7:18 a.m. DriveBC photo

Highway 5 road conditions

What motorists can expect Dec. 12

Highway 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking north at 7:18 a.m. DriveBC photo
Harry Minci, director for the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce and owner of Clearwater Gems and Gifts, said shopping local not only benefits the businesses in the community, but also the charities, sports teams, and societies supported by the local businesses themselves. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

The benefits of shopping local

The trickle-down can create jobs, support local teams, and help charities in the area

Harry Minci, director for the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce and owner of Clearwater Gems and Gifts, said shopping local not only benefits the businesses in the community, but also the charities, sports teams, and societies supported by the local businesses themselves. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
BC Parks is looking for public input on its Wells Gray Recreation Strategy, which will look at how visitor use will be managed to protect the park’s environmental and cultural values while continuing to contribute to strengthening the local and regional visitor economy. File photo

Public input sought for Wells Gray Recreation Strategy

Strategy developed with First Nations, park users, local and regional governments, and stakeholders

BC Parks is looking for public input on its Wells Gray Recreation Strategy, which will look at how visitor use will be managed to protect the park’s environmental and cultural values while continuing to contribute to strengthening the local and regional visitor economy. File photo
Highway 5 reduced to single lane traffic near Vavenby

Highway 5 reduced to single lane traffic near Vavenby

Road should re-open around 4:30 p.m.

Highway 5 reduced to single lane traffic near Vavenby
Margot Venema, who works with resource centre services at WorkBC, sets up at the Clearwater WorkBC Job Fair at the Dutch Lake Community Centre on Sept. 26. Photo by Elysia McClennon

Job fair offers chance to connect with employers and services

Event is taking place at the Dutch Lake Community Centre gym

Margot Venema, who works with resource centre services at WorkBC, sets up at the Clearwater WorkBC Job Fair at the Dutch Lake Community Centre on Sept. 26. Photo by Elysia McClennon
Clearwater Times launches subscription drive

Clearwater Times launches subscription drive

Our subscription drive began this month, and it comes with exciting freebies and a draw for readers

Clearwater Times launches subscription drive