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Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 10, 2021
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The Quest: Part 1, Evelynne

The Student Journal showcases the work of the local high schoolers.

  • May 8, 2021
Nicole Weber, recreation coordinator for Forest View Place, holds one of the new chickens for resident Irma Holstein. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

Forest View Place says hello to new chickens

The panels are up, chicken wire installed and the hut assembled. The…

Darren Ludbrook treated animals of all shapes sizes, from household pets, like cats and dogs, to livestock, such as horses and cattle, even to wildlife, including deer and elk. (Submitted photo)

Clearwater vet looks forward to newfound freedom after retirement

Darren Ludbrook had been the small town’s go-to vet for 10 years.

  • May 7, 2021
Darren Ludbrook treated animals of all shapes sizes, from household pets, like cats and dogs, to livestock, such as horses and cattle, even to wildlife, including deer and elk. (Submitted photo)
This dusty truck was bright and white once again after Devin Green and the Clearwater Secondary Students were done. The graduating class of 2021 held a car wash as a fundraiser Saturday. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
This dusty truck was bright and white once again after Devin Green and the Clearwater Secondary Students were done. The graduating class of 2021 held a car wash as a fundraiser Saturday. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
Jim Zsednai and two of his students Ryan Graffunder and Kenneth McKay discuss the finer points of metal working. Zsednai recently received funding from ITA for a new trades program. This image originally appeared in the May 8, 2006, issue of The Times.

15 YEARS AGO: Clearwater Secondary approved for trades program

Back in time: A snapshot of history

  • May 9, 2021
Jim Zsednai and two of his students Ryan Graffunder and Kenneth McKay discuss the finer points of metal working. Zsednai recently received funding from ITA for a new trades program. This image originally appeared in the May 8, 2006, issue of The Times.
The TNRD is undertaking a Master Trails Plan for the community of Blue River. (Darcy Lawrey / Pexels Photo)

TNRD to develop trails plan for Blue River

A survey is available for public input on the TNRD website.

The TNRD is undertaking a Master Trails Plan for the community of Blue River. (Darcy Lawrey / Pexels Photo)
Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)

Hwy 5 Kamloops to Edmonton bus run delayed until May 20

Thompson Valley Charters delays start of new route to abide by BC Health travel advisory

Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Couple share their story to bring more visibility to dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 4, 2021
Susan Martin and Peter Gook are sharing their experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
A reflection of the sun creates a glint in the eye of young Kiah Phillips as she takes part in Easter egg hunt activities at Blackpool Hall. This image originally appeared in the May 2, 2011, issue of the Times.

25 YEARS AGO: Third Canyon bridge gets another lane

Back in time: A snapshot of history

  • May 2, 2021
A reflection of the sun creates a glint in the eye of young Kiah Phillips as she takes part in Easter egg hunt activities at Blackpool Hall. This image originally appeared in the May 2, 2011, issue of the Times.
Some Clearwater Rotarians (part of each other's bubble) about to begin helping to move Evergreen Acres' community garden on Friday, April 23. L-r: Abbey Bates, Jean Nelson, Kay Knox, Isabell Hadford and Hazel Wadlegger. (Submitted photo)

Clearwater Rotary May Day Parade postponed

Rotarians hopeful parade can be held at a later date.

  • May 1, 2021
Some Clearwater Rotarians (part of each other's bubble) about to begin helping to move Evergreen Acres' community garden on Friday, April 23. L-r: Abbey Bates, Jean Nelson, Kay Knox, Isabell Hadford and Hazel Wadlegger. (Submitted photo)
First school in Vavenby, built in 1917, close to Skookumchuck Creek. First teacher was Miss Mellish. (Upper North Thompson Reflections)

Vavenby ‘heritage home’ lost in recent fire

The old school was built in 1917.

  • May 1, 2021
First school in Vavenby, built in 1917, close to Skookumchuck Creek. First teacher was Miss Mellish. (Upper North Thompson Reflections)
From left: Councillor Lucy Taylor, Councillor Barry Banford, Councillor Bill Haring, Mayor Merlin Blackwell, Councillor Lynne Frizzle, Councillor Lyle Mckenzie and Councillor Shelley Sim. (District of Clearwater photo)

Boat launch at Dutch Lake to be designated for watercraft only

Two District of Clearwater council members voted against the designation change.

From left: Councillor Lucy Taylor, Councillor Barry Banford, Councillor Bill Haring, Mayor Merlin Blackwell, Councillor Lynne Frizzle, Councillor Lyle Mckenzie and Councillor Shelley Sim. (District of Clearwater photo)
The Clearwater River Road suffered a washout July 2, 2020, about 12 kilometres up the road. (Submitted photo)

Unstable ground leaves Clearwater River Road impassible

The road provides access to hiking, camping and waterfalls in Wells Gray Provincial Park.

The Clearwater River Road suffered a washout July 2, 2020, about 12 kilometres up the road. (Submitted photo)
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North Thompson Fall Fair cancelled for second year

Barriere’s annual Labour Day weekend event put on hold until 2022 due to COVID-19

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Joanna Hurst plays the role of Felicity Cunningham as she take part in The Real Inspector Hound, one of two short plays presented by After Hours Theatre Company. This image originally appeared in the April 21, 2016, issue of The Times.

25 YEARS AGO: Ice build up washes away river front property

Back in time: A snapshot of history

  • Apr 26, 2021
Joanna Hurst plays the role of Felicity Cunningham as she take part in The Real Inspector Hound, one of two short plays presented by After Hours Theatre Company. This image originally appeared in the April 21, 2016, issue of The Times.
Local author Tino Zephram, 16, signed one of his books for fan Serena Ritchie during his book signing event at the Clearwater Lodge on April 15. (Submitted photo)

Clearwater’s newest young author offers signed copies

The 16-year-old author was at the Clearwater Lodge.

  • Apr 25, 2021
Local author Tino Zephram, 16, signed one of his books for fan Serena Ritchie during his book signing event at the Clearwater Lodge on April 15. (Submitted photo)
Frander at three years old. (Submitted photo

Non-profit with ties to Clearwater raising funds for Guatemalan boy

Home for Pokomchi, through the Clearwater Church, created a GoFundMe.

Frander at three years old. (Submitted photo
An ewe (a female sheep) is pictured with her triplets, part of the herd at Aveley Ranch. The lambers need to keep an eye on the sheep that give birth to more than one lamb as sometimes the mothers may not have enough milk to feed the little ones. These “orphans” would then need to be bottle fed instead. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
An ewe (a female sheep) is pictured with her triplets, part of the herd at Aveley Ranch. The lambers need to keep an eye on the sheep that give birth to more than one lamb as sometimes the mothers may not have enough milk to feed the little ones. These “orphans” would then need to be bottle fed instead. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
Storm clouds pass by the Peace tower and Parliament hill  Tuesday August 18, 2020 in Ottawa. The parliamentary budget office says a one-time payment this fall to people with disabilities will cost the federal treasury $792 million. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

The Student Journal: Why doesn’t trickle down economics work?

The theory says tax breaks to the wealthy “trickles down” to the lower and middle class.

  • Apr 24, 2021
Storm clouds pass by the Peace tower and Parliament hill  Tuesday August 18, 2020 in Ottawa. The parliamentary budget office says a one-time payment this fall to people with disabilities will cost the federal treasury $792 million. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld