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A/Cpl. Anderson said while he will miss Clearwater, he and his wife are excited to retire near family in Leduc, Alta. (Submitted photo)

Clearwater RCMP member headed for Wild Rose country

A/Cpl. Anderson has over 45 years of experience as an officer

A/Cpl. Anderson said while he will miss Clearwater, he and his wife are excited to retire near family in Leduc, Alta. (Submitted photo)
Digital camera sensors can have a dynamic range of eight or more stops nowadays. That is the range from overexposure to underexposure. (Dynamic range is defined as the ability of your sensor to retain detail in the shadow area as well as in the highlights). (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Let’s talk some more about exposure

  • Mar 7, 2021
Digital camera sensors can have a dynamic range of eight or more stops nowadays. That is the range from overexposure to underexposure. (Dynamic range is defined as the ability of your sensor to retain detail in the shadow area as well as in the highlights). (John Enman photo)
Mike Majeurs, left, Florence Allison, Erica Munter, Clara and Jennie Helset. Back: Dave Archibald, left, John Munter. Circa 1940s.(Photo courtesy of Frank Ritcey)
Mike Majeurs, left, Florence Allison, Erica Munter, Clara and Jennie Helset. Back: Dave Archibald, left, John Munter. Circa 1940s.(Photo courtesy of Frank Ritcey)
Constable Mark Jenkins from the Clearwater detachment poses in his red serge, atop Mario after qualifying to join the RCMP Musical Ride. This photo originally appeared in the March 6, 2006, issue of The Times.

10 YEARS AGO: Clearwater tops Great Backyeard Birdcount

Back in time: A snapshot of history

  • Mar 6, 2021
Constable Mark Jenkins from the Clearwater detachment poses in his red serge, atop Mario after qualifying to join the RCMP Musical Ride. This photo originally appeared in the March 6, 2006, issue of The Times.
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Celebrating women in business

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “Women in Leadership”

  • Mar 4, 2021
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Clearwater his home to many animals, large and small. A community vet is sorely needed, according to a new coalition that is getting the wheels turning in a recruitment campaign for Clearwater. (Claire Hanna photo)

Locals band together to recruit veterinarian to community

A recruitment campaign is in the works as current vet to retire in June

Clearwater his home to many animals, large and small. A community vet is sorely needed, according to a new coalition that is getting the wheels turning in a recruitment campaign for Clearwater. (Claire Hanna photo)
Rowan Borneman runs a non-profit rescue for unwanted horses to find new homes, called Appaloosa Allies Foundation. Borneman is pictured here with Pixie. (Submitted photo)

Times donates $240 to local horse rescue

Throughout the month of December, The Times teamed up with a local…

Rowan Borneman runs a non-profit rescue for unwanted horses to find new homes, called Appaloosa Allies Foundation. Borneman is pictured here with Pixie. (Submitted photo)
There is a pleasing and exciting diversity of lenses waiting for each photographer to choose as they explore and create within the stimulating medium of photography – it’s all about the glass. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

It’s all about the glass

  • Feb 27, 2021
There is a pleasing and exciting diversity of lenses waiting for each photographer to choose as they explore and create within the stimulating medium of photography – it’s all about the glass. (John Enman photo)
Hazel Wadlegger and Jean Watson, the "Vikettes," pose for camera in the bright sunshine during the 800th anniversary for the Birchleg festivities, Feb. 18. This image originally appeared in the Feb. 27, 2006, issue of the Times.

15 YEARS AGO: Murtle River Nordics host 8th annual Birchleg

Back in time: A snapshot of history

  • Feb 27, 2021
Hazel Wadlegger and Jean Watson, the "Vikettes," pose for camera in the bright sunshine during the 800th anniversary for the Birchleg festivities, Feb. 18. This image originally appeared in the Feb. 27, 2006, issue of the Times.
"Big Donny" Kleinfelder, is larger than life, and so is his business. Years ago, he bought the old highway maintenance yard in the middle of Barriere, B.C., where he oversees his empire of hotshotting, towing, and recovery, as well as housing his massive fleet of trucks and specialized equipment.  (Jill Hayward photo)

Barriere’s Big Donny Kleinfelder and crew to star in B.C. based TV series Backroad Truckers

Backroad Truckers premieres on Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m. PT on the History channel

"Big Donny" Kleinfelder, is larger than life, and so is his business. Years ago, he bought the old highway maintenance yard in the middle of Barriere, B.C., where he oversees his empire of hotshotting, towing, and recovery, as well as housing his massive fleet of trucks and specialized equipment.  (Jill Hayward photo)
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Completion rates for SD73 students continue to improve

Submitted by Diana Skolund Completion rates for students in School District No.…

  • Feb 25, 2021
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The BC SPCA is offering many chances for school-aged kids to learn about animal welfare and other animal topics. Pictured here is Keith, a three-month-old kitten seen on Nov. 4, 2020 at the Chilliwack SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

From pets to wildlife, BC SPCA offers animal education programs geared to youth

BC SPCA offering virtual spring break camps, workshops and school presentations

The BC SPCA is offering many chances for school-aged kids to learn about animal welfare and other animal topics. Pictured here is Keith, a three-month-old kitten seen on Nov. 4, 2020 at the Chilliwack SPCA. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Captain and Maria, a pair of big and affectionate akbash dogs, must be adopted together because they are so closely bonded. (SPCA image)

Shuswap SPCA seeks forever home for inseparable Akbash dogs

A fundraiser to help medical expenses for Captain and Maria earned over 10 times its goal

Captain and Maria, a pair of big and affectionate akbash dogs, must be adopted together because they are so closely bonded. (SPCA image)
Tim and Yvonne Everson see Callie after she went missing for 43 hours. (Wade Deisman photo)

B.C. man rescues dog that was trapped for 43 hours inside hidden well

At first, Wade Deisman thought his neighbour got a new puppy, but the barking didn’t stop.

Tim and Yvonne Everson see Callie after she went missing for 43 hours. (Wade Deisman photo)
Residents can look for Rotary Richard guess sheets at Home Hardware, Clearwater Dollar Emporium and Bigfoot Trading Co. (Greffard’s and Greenscapes) as well as at the table in Buy-Low where a Rotary Club member will be waiting to take your guesses. Participants have until April 6 to make their guesses as spring is here. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

No Fishing Derby, but watch for Rotary Richard

Submitted Like everyone else (in the world?) Clearwater’s Rotarians are endeavouring to…

  • Feb 21, 2021
Residents can look for Rotary Richard guess sheets at Home Hardware, Clearwater Dollar Emporium and Bigfoot Trading Co. (Greffard’s and Greenscapes) as well as at the table in Buy-Low where a Rotary Club member will be waiting to take your guesses. Participants have until April 6 to make their guesses as spring is here. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
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20 YEARS AGO: Clearwater hospital gets green light

Back in time: A snapshot of history

  • Feb 20, 2021
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Pink Shirt Day shirt, no date, stock image

This Pink Shirt Day let’s ‘lift each other up’

Pink Shirt Day, or Anti-Bullying Day, is a campaign to promote anti-bullying…

Pink Shirt Day shirt, no date, stock image
(Courtesy of YCS)

YCS starts seed library to promote seed security

Want to get an early start on your garden this year and…

(Courtesy of YCS)
Crews worked to remove two loaded tractor-trailer semi units from a channel of the North Thompson River just south of Wolf's Corner. This image originally appeared in the Feb. 13, 1996, issue of the Times.
Crews worked to remove two loaded tractor-trailer semi units from a channel of the North Thompson River just south of Wolf's Corner. This image originally appeared in the Feb. 13, 1996, issue of the Times.
Winter night sky 2021. (Gary Boyle graph)

Backyard Astronomy: Orion The Hunter

By Gary Boyle The Backyard Astronomer For obvious reasons, winter in Canada…

  • Feb 14, 2021
Winter night sky 2021. (Gary Boyle graph)