Stephanie Hagenaars

Clearwater Girl Guides Pathfinders Caitlyn Masse and Cadence Cisna lead Audrey Ayers, Airadessa Aviugana and Reese Poisson in an exercise tracking animal prints. Arrows made of sticks gave the direction of the animal, while a laminated sheet gave the type of animal on one side and a picture of the tracks on the other. As the girls made their way around the trails, they picked up clues to answer a question. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater Girl Guides learn camp skills

The girls learned how to start a fire and pitch a tent, among other activities

Clearwater Girl Guides Pathfinders Caitlyn Masse and Cadence Cisna lead Audrey Ayers, Airadessa Aviugana and Reese Poisson in an exercise tracking animal prints. Arrows made of sticks gave the direction of the animal, while a laminated sheet gave the type of animal on one side and a picture of the tracks on the other. As the girls made their way around the trails, they picked up clues to answer a question. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
TNRD board of directors (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)

TNRD policy committee per diem expense policy draws heated discussion

Committee directors voted 5-4 against the proposed policy, which will go to the board for consideration

TNRD board of directors (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)
Members of the Indigenous community sung the Women’s Warrior Song at the 5th annual Moose Hide Campaign, held May 12. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Moose Hide Campaign returns to Clearwater

Dozens of community members gathered to honour the campaign’s fifth year

Members of the Indigenous community sung the Women’s Warrior Song at the 5th annual Moose Hide Campaign, held May 12. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.

MP Caputo tables bill targeting repeat offenders

The bill seeks to grant judges the ability to detain offenders awaiting trial

Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
Stephen Quinn, TNRD director for Electoral Area “B” (Thompson Headwaters). (File Photo)

Director Stephen Quinn will not seek re-election in fall

He encourages anyone interested to ‘go for it.’

Stephen Quinn, TNRD director for Electoral Area “B” (Thompson Headwaters). (File Photo)
Helmcken Falls (File photo)

North Thompson tourism season facing challenges

Many businesses can’t find enough workers

Helmcken Falls (File photo)
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Employment program completes projects in Interior

The B.C. government invested $1.87 million in the B.C. Interior through the…

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Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres impacted by service reductions. (File photo)

Communities in Interior Health feeling effects of nursing shortage

The ER in Clearwater has experienced closures, and a new RIH wing might have trouble finding staff

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres impacted by service reductions. (File photo)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed overnight

The hospital emergency department will close at 4 p.m. on May 15 and re-open 7 a.m. May 16

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed overnight

The hospital emergency department will close at 11 p.m. on May 14 and re-open 7 a.m. May 15

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
The phone of the wind is a disconnected phone on the community path behind the hospital. It will provide a space for people to mourn. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater’s ‘phone of the wind’ installed near hospital

The phone is now located at the halfway mark on the community path

The phone of the wind is a disconnected phone on the community path behind the hospital. It will provide a space for people to mourn. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Clearwater Secondary School soccer player Becky Pisarczyk jumps to avoid running into a Vanderhoof player who took a graceful tumble after her foot was taken out from her during a game Friday (May 6) afternoon. Six teams travelled to Clearwater for a two-day tournament. More photos page 12. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater finishes 4th in home tournament

Six teams from the BC Interior visited over the weekend

Clearwater Secondary School soccer player Becky Pisarczyk jumps to avoid running into a Vanderhoof player who took a graceful tumble after her foot was taken out from her during a game Friday (May 6) afternoon. Six teams travelled to Clearwater for a two-day tournament. More photos page 12. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
The BC Energy Step Code aims for net-zero homes by 2032. (Screenshot/BC Energy Step Code)

BC Energy Step Code would increase building costs for new homes

Step Code requires visit from certified energy advisor to ensure air tightness

The BC Energy Step Code aims for net-zero homes by 2032. (Screenshot/BC Energy Step Code)
Becky Pisarczyk hangs out in a 1973 Dodge Challenger, while Jorja Bond soaks in the rays from a 2014 Dodge Challenger. (Ronnie Mackenzie photo)

Cruisin’ Clearwater raises over $15,000 for food bank

A line of muscle cars and restored trucks toured Clearwater once again

Becky Pisarczyk hangs out in a 1973 Dodge Challenger, while Jorja Bond soaks in the rays from a 2014 Dodge Challenger. (Ronnie Mackenzie photo)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed overnight

The hospital emergency department will close at 3 p.m. on May 10 and re-open 7 a.m. May 11

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater. (File photo)

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital closed overnight May 6-8

The emergency room will be closed overnight Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater. (File photo)
Red dresses were hung around the Wells Gray Info Centre in honour of the women and girls who have been impacted by violence and discrimination. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater honours Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous people

Dozens gathered to take part in Red Dress Day walk

Red dresses were hung around the Wells Gray Info Centre in honour of the women and girls who have been impacted by violence and discrimination. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
A Statistics Canada building and sign is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Census figures show local communities are getting older

Percentage of residents 65 or older has increased in Clearwater and Barriere

A Statistics Canada building and sign is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Abbey Humphreys gets a bit of help from father and Vavenby volunteer firefighter Benn Humphreys to cut the A pillar of a vehicle with the Jaws of Life Saturday. The Vavenby Volunteer Fire Department held an open house inviting the community to check out the addition to the hall, a new side-by-side to help fight wildfires and have some fun learning firefighting and rescue skills. More photos page A12. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Vavenby fire hall holds open house

Hall upgrades and a new bush vehicle were on display

Abbey Humphreys gets a bit of help from father and Vavenby volunteer firefighter Benn Humphreys to cut the A pillar of a vehicle with the Jaws of Life Saturday. The Vavenby Volunteer Fire Department held an open house inviting the community to check out the addition to the hall, a new side-by-side to help fight wildfires and have some fun learning firefighting and rescue skills. More photos page A12. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Coach Brett Colborne, left, U11 players Reese Wright, hardest worker, Olivea Wall, most improved, Cohen Cooke, best all around, and Blaine Wright (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater minor hockey recognizes players, coaches, volunteers

CDMHA holds banquet to after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic

Coach Brett Colborne, left, U11 players Reese Wright, hardest worker, Olivea Wall, most improved, Cohen Cooke, best all around, and Blaine Wright (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)