Clearwater Times Staff

Fire prohibitions begin in Kamloops Fire Centre

Fire prohibitions begin in Kamloops Fire Centre

As of Tuesday noon, only campfires allowed below 1,200 m elevation

Fire prohibitions begin in Kamloops Fire Centre
Map shows the territory covered by the fire ban that came into effect at noon on Tuesday, May 15. Essentially, all fires except small campfires are prohibited below 1,200 m elevation from the north end of Wells Gray Park to the U.S. border.

Fire prohibitions begin in Kamloops Fire Centre

As of Tuesday noon, only campfires allowed below 1,200 m elevation

Map shows the territory covered by the fire ban that came into effect at noon on Tuesday, May 15. Essentially, all fires except small campfires are prohibited below 1,200 m elevation from the north end of Wells Gray Park to the U.S. border.
Nathan Matthew has been chief of Simpcw First Nation for over 20 years. He will soon become the third chancellor of Thompson Rivers University.

Nathan Matthew to be TRU’s chancellor

Installation of Simpcw First Nation chief to new position to be held June 6

Nathan Matthew has been chief of Simpcw First Nation for over 20 years. He will soon become the third chancellor of Thompson Rivers University.
Back in Time – May 10, 2018

Back in Time – May 10, 2018

45 YEARS AGO: Flood plain restrictions limited building on the Clearwater Flats

Back in Time – May 10, 2018
RCMP Report: Semi and car collide near Little Fort

RCMP Report: Semi and car collide near Little Fort

Thankfully, nobody was injured

RCMP Report: Semi and car collide near Little Fort
Representatives from Destination BC and five travel companies in Canada and Asia take part in a familiarization tour last winter to check out winter waterfall and snowshoe/moose viewing opportunities with Clearwater Lake Tours. Organizing such tours is an important function for Tourism Wells Gray.                                Photo by Chance Breckenridge

Tourism Wells Gray takes lead role in wildfire recovery

Hotel Tax revenue down 25 per cent last July due to wildfires

Representatives from Destination BC and five travel companies in Canada and Asia take part in a familiarization tour last winter to check out winter waterfall and snowshoe/moose viewing opportunities with Clearwater Lake Tours. Organizing such tours is an important function for Tourism Wells Gray.                                Photo by Chance Breckenridge
Brennan Creek Recreation Site on west shore of Adams Lake closed for safety reasons

Brennan Creek Recreation Site on west shore of Adams Lake closed for safety reasons

BARRIERE, B.C. - The Brennan Creek Recreation Site on the west shore…

Brennan Creek Recreation Site on west shore of Adams Lake closed for safety reasons
Back in Time – May 3, 2018

Back in Time – May 3, 2018

40 YEARS AGO: The provincial cabinet approved a new prison camp to be located at Bear Creek

Back in Time – May 3, 2018
Times places third for general excellence

Times places third for general excellence

The Clearwater-North Thompson Times has placed third in BC and Yukon Community…

Times places third for general excellence
Back in Time – April 26, 2018

Back in Time – April 26, 2018

50 YEARS AGO: The B.C. Interior lumber industry was entering its sixth month of strike

Back in Time – April 26, 2018
Graphic shows what items are presently being accepted for recycling by the TNRD and what items are not.

Contaminated recyclables a growing issue

The TNRD is working on changes to its recycling system to ensure recycling can continue

Graphic shows what items are presently being accepted for recycling by the TNRD and what items are not.
Grade 7s not going to Clearwater Secondary School

Grade 7s not going to Clearwater Secondary School

School board decides to keep class in Raft River Elementary; Barriere and Chase classes to move

Grade 7s not going to Clearwater Secondary School
Kieran Jones trims a hedge in the Wyndhaven area of Clearwater. With the last piles of snow finally melting, people are preparing their yards for summer.                                Photo by                                 Keith McNeill

PHOTOS: Signs of spring

Time to start landscaping and gardening again

Kieran Jones trims a hedge in the Wyndhaven area of Clearwater. With the last piles of snow finally melting, people are preparing their yards for summer.                                Photo by                                 Keith McNeill
Back in Time – April 19, 2018

Back in Time – April 19, 2018

45 YEARS AGO: A second doctor was needed at the hospital, the Chamber of Commerce decided

Back in Time – April 19, 2018
Check for carbon monoxide safety this spring

Check for carbon monoxide safety this spring

Carbon monoxide can be neither seen nor smelled, which is why it is known as the “silent killer”

Check for carbon monoxide safety this spring
Concept drawing shows proposed layout of Valemount Glacier Resort in the Premier Range west of Valemount. Construction of the project has been pushed back until next year.

Valemount ski resort hits delay

Construction on Valemount Glacier resort has been pushed back until the summer of 2019

Concept drawing shows proposed layout of Valemount Glacier Resort in the Premier Range west of Valemount. Construction of the project has been pushed back until next year.
SD73 budget responds to growth

SD73 budget responds to growth

Rural areas will see on-going support for the delivery of courses in Grades 10 to 12

SD73 budget responds to growth
Mojave Kaplan of Lytton was guest speaker at the 12th Seedy Saturday on April 7 at Clearwater ski hill. She spoke about backyard seed saving.                                Times file photo

PHOTO: How to save seeds

Organic farmer from Lytton talks during 12th Seedy Saturday

Mojave Kaplan of Lytton was guest speaker at the 12th Seedy Saturday on April 7 at Clearwater ski hill. She spoke about backyard seed saving.                                Times file photo
New Student Ranger program seeks applicants

New Student Ranger program seeks applicants

Young people throughout B.C. will have an opportunity to acquire a diverse range of job skills

New Student Ranger program seeks applicants
TNRD report looks at wildfire damage to residences

TNRD report looks at wildfire damage to residences

The fires destroyed more than 210 structures and damaged an additional 20 within the TNRD

TNRD report looks at wildfire damage to residences
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