Clearwater Times Staff

Thomspon-Nicola Mobile Library sports award winning wrap

Thomspon-Nicola Mobile Library sports award winning wrap

By Times Staff The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library’s (TNRL) new Mobile Library has…

Thomspon-Nicola Mobile Library sports award winning wrap
Members of the North Thompson Spartans rugby team pose for a picture after winning the West Zone championships.

Spartans win West Zones

North Thompson sevens rugby team has a 16-0 record so far this season

Members of the North Thompson Spartans rugby team pose for a picture after winning the West Zone championships.
Lacarya Ladies Night Golf report

Lacarya Ladies Night Golf report

Nine golfers have fun on the course

Lacarya Ladies Night Golf report
Four happy Girl Guide campers went to Langley in the Lower Mainland for a four-day Provincial Camp recently. Pictured as they get ready to leave on May 18 are (l-r) Page Haynes and Nyomi Voth from Valemount, Guider Katrina Link, Isabell Wright and Lily Dulaba of Clearwater.                                Photo by Kay Knox

Guides go to camp

Happy campers enjoy four-day trip to Lower Mainland

Four happy Girl Guide campers went to Langley in the Lower Mainland for a four-day Provincial Camp recently. Pictured as they get ready to leave on May 18 are (l-r) Page Haynes and Nyomi Voth from Valemount, Guider Katrina Link, Isabell Wright and Lily Dulaba of Clearwater.                                Photo by Kay Knox
Back in Time – May 31, 2018

Back in Time – May 31, 2018

50 YEARS AGO: Marksmen from the Cariboo and Kamloops took part in a Shootenanny

Back in Time – May 31, 2018
Thompson-Nicola Regional Library launches new Mobile Library

Thompson-Nicola Regional Library launches new Mobile Library

Mobile Library offers new features this year

Thompson-Nicola Regional Library launches new Mobile Library
Bear attack outside Clearwater

Bear attack outside Clearwater

Conservation Officer Service reminds public to look after garbage

Bear attack outside Clearwater
Jaime Polmateer (l), the new editor of the Clearwater Times, receives the genuine, authentic, one-of-a-kind Times hat from former editor Keith McNeill during an open house held at the newspaper office on Friday afternoon, May 25. Also in the photo are (l-r) president of Black Press B.C. North Lorie Williston of Williams Lake, Vavenby correspondent Robyn Rexin, former TRU local coordinator Syvia Arduini, administrative coordinator Yevonne Cline, and office assistant Kelsey Pollom. McNeill is retiring after nearly 30 years with the newspaper.                                Times staff photo

Open house welcomes new editor

Open house held at Times office to say farewell to former editor and welcome the new one

Jaime Polmateer (l), the new editor of the Clearwater Times, receives the genuine, authentic, one-of-a-kind Times hat from former editor Keith McNeill during an open house held at the newspaper office on Friday afternoon, May 25. Also in the photo are (l-r) president of Black Press B.C. North Lorie Williston of Williams Lake, Vavenby correspondent Robyn Rexin, former TRU local coordinator Syvia Arduini, administrative coordinator Yevonne Cline, and office assistant Kelsey Pollom. McNeill is retiring after nearly 30 years with the newspaper.                                Times staff photo
Thompson-Nicola Regional District joins Recycle BC

Thompson-Nicola Regional District joins Recycle BC

Clearwater and Vavenby chosen as pilot communities in new program

Thompson-Nicola Regional District joins Recycle BC
Members of the Kamloops Jr. Blazer female spring team pose for a picture. The girls attended the Canada Cup West tournament in Kelowna last weekend and won Silver in the AA Division, beating a AAA team from Saskatchewan for a place in the gold medal final game. The spring team included three Clearwater girls: Kylie Fischer, Korie McGill and Sage Barstow, plus girls from Kamloops, Vernon, Penticton and Princeton.

Clearwater girls help Kamloops team

Junior Blazers female spring teams wins silver in Kelowna

Members of the Kamloops Jr. Blazer female spring team pose for a picture. The girls attended the Canada Cup West tournament in Kelowna last weekend and won Silver in the AA Division, beating a AAA team from Saskatchewan for a place in the gold medal final game. The spring team included three Clearwater girls: Kylie Fischer, Korie McGill and Sage Barstow, plus girls from Kamloops, Vernon, Penticton and Princeton.
Citizens Climate Lobby member Kayla Brent of Cowichan Valley talks with MLA Peter Milobar about using carbon fee-and-dividend to control climate change.                                Photo submitted

Climate advocates meet with Peter Milobar

Citizens Climate Lobby-Canada annually lobbies M.P.s in Ottawa

Citizens Climate Lobby member Kayla Brent of Cowichan Valley talks with MLA Peter Milobar about using carbon fee-and-dividend to control climate change.                                Photo submitted
The South Green Lake fire protection area. TNRD map.

Little Fort fire protection petition has July 6 deadline

Referendum date set for June 23

The South Green Lake fire protection area. TNRD map.
Back in Time

Back in Time

50 YEARS AGO: CNR presented Jack Cameron with a certificate for helping prevent a derailment

Back in Time
Planned power outage for areas in Clearwater

Planned power outage for areas in Clearwater

BC Hydro is planning a power outage for areas of Clearwater on May 26.

Planned power outage for areas in Clearwater
Waterline break in Clearwater causes minor disruption

Waterline break in Clearwater causes minor disruption

A break in an old waterline caused a short disruption for some Clearwater residents on the evening of May 22. Work on the line is expected to be completed by the end of the day, May 23.

Waterline break in Clearwater causes minor disruption
Shannon Cameron rides near the fountain on the Moss family ranch near Birch Island during last year’s Children’s Wish Ride.

Wish Trail Ride helps sick children

The annual Wish Trail Ride in Clearwater will be held on Sunday, May 27

Shannon Cameron rides near the fountain on the Moss family ranch near Birch Island during last year’s Children’s Wish Ride.
Left: Clearwater Youth Soccer team Tsunami won the U13 Division with a shutout for every game. Coaches are Todd Phillips and Ryan Wilkes.                                Photos submitted

Soccer kids make waves in Ashcroft

By Times Staff Clearwater Youth Soccer had four teams attend a tournament…

Left: Clearwater Youth Soccer team Tsunami won the U13 Division with a shutout for every game. Coaches are Todd Phillips and Ryan Wilkes.                                Photos submitted
Back in Time – May 17, 2018

Back in Time – May 17, 2018

40 YEARS AGO: Shots fired led to the discovery of a rifle used in the slaying of a Langley man

Back in Time – May 17, 2018
Left: A firefighter demonstrates the use of foam to put out a small blaze during an Emergency Preparedness Week event put on at Brookfield Mall on Saturday, May 12.                                Photos submitted

Be prepared for disaster

Emergency Preparedness Week event held at Brookfield Mall

Left: A firefighter demonstrates the use of foam to put out a small blaze during an Emergency Preparedness Week event put on at Brookfield Mall on Saturday, May 12.                                Photos submitted
Staff from Clearwater’s Royal Bank branch present a $1,000 cheque from the RBC Foundation for water cannons for Clearwater and Blackpool fire departments. Pictured are (l-r) Blackpool fire captain Doug Braaten, Royal Bank’s Tamera Thorpe and RBC manager Rachael Elliot, Blackpool deputy chief Mike Savage, Blackpool fire captain Melanie Savage, and Clearwater fire chief Mike Smith.                                Photo submitted

RBC donates to fire preparedness

Money from Royal Bank Foundation to go towards water cannon

Staff from Clearwater’s Royal Bank branch present a $1,000 cheque from the RBC Foundation for water cannons for Clearwater and Blackpool fire departments. Pictured are (l-r) Blackpool fire captain Doug Braaten, Royal Bank’s Tamera Thorpe and RBC manager Rachael Elliot, Blackpool deputy chief Mike Savage, Blackpool fire captain Melanie Savage, and Clearwater fire chief Mike Smith.                                Photo submitted