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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)
Tim Van Horn, creator of Canadian Mosaic, is had travelled across Canada since 2008, stopping in as many communities as he can and taking photographs of the locals, showcasing the country’s “cultural identity” and diversity. (Submitted photo)

‘Canadian Mosaic’ artist makes stop in the valley

The Canadian photographer has travelled to over 1,400 communities

Tim Van Horn, creator of Canadian Mosaic, is had travelled across Canada since 2008, stopping in as many communities as he can and taking photographs of the locals, showcasing the country’s “cultural identity” and diversity. (Submitted photo)
District of Clearwater meetings are open to the public. The meeting agendas and past meetings minutes can be viewed on the DOC's website. Every meeting has time allocated at the end for comments from the public.

Rental properties in high demand, Clearwater lacks supply

The District of Clearwater is seeing an increasing number of renters but…

District of Clearwater meetings are open to the public. The meeting agendas and past meetings minutes can be viewed on the DOC's website. Every meeting has time allocated at the end for comments from the public.
A male Northern Flicker (yellow-shafted X red-shafted). (Submitted photo)

Time for the Great Backyard Bird Count

Submitted by Hoo Ping Crane Now is your opportunity to combat the…

  • Feb 10, 2021
A male Northern Flicker (yellow-shafted X red-shafted). (Submitted photo)
(John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Photography walk along the river’s edge

  • Feb 8, 2021
(John Enman photo)
Playing hockey at Louis Creek in 1950. (Bruno Schilling photo)

Valley Voices: What were North Thompson Valley winters like 70 years ago?

Winter in the North Thompson Valley has been fairly mild this year,…

  • Feb 7, 2021
Playing hockey at Louis Creek in 1950. (Bruno Schilling photo)
Sophie and Olivia Mackenzie found a few books based off clues given by the Clearwater and Area Literacy Program for their book hunt held this year for Unplug and Play Literacy Week. (Submitted photo)

Fun had Unplug and Play Literacy Week

Submitted Families had some fun last week during Yellowhead Community Services’ Unplug…

  • Feb 6, 2021
Sophie and Olivia Mackenzie found a few books based off clues given by the Clearwater and Area Literacy Program for their book hunt held this year for Unplug and Play Literacy Week. (Submitted photo)
Railway cars' content lay spilled beside the tracks of the CN mainline following a nine-car derailment that occurred south of Vavenby. This image originally appeared in the Feb. 5, 2001, issue of the Times.

20 YEARS AGO: Derailment leaves nine cars off the tracks in Vavenby

Back in time: A snapshot of history

  • Feb 6, 2021
Railway cars' content lay spilled beside the tracks of the CN mainline following a nine-car derailment that occurred south of Vavenby. This image originally appeared in the Feb. 5, 2001, issue of the Times.
File photo

RCMP arrest man in Little Fort for drug trafficking

Submitted by G.D. Simpson January 29 Clearwater RCMP received a call from…

  • Feb 5, 2021
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The Starlink dish from the roof of Lucy Taylor's home in East Blackpool. (Submitted photo)

Starlink internet is in Clearwater, but still has high cost of entry

SpaceX’s low-orbit satellite system promises fast speeds and better connectivity, even in beta

The Starlink dish from the roof of Lucy Taylor's home in East Blackpool. (Submitted photo)
Michelle Tsao adds block of snow to the igloo to start forming the dome roof. The blocks are fused together by spritzing them with water from a spray bottle.

New COVID-friendly pastime: Make an igloo

After 40 days of hard work and a lot of fun, an…

Michelle Tsao adds block of snow to the igloo to start forming the dome roof. The blocks are fused together by spritzing them with water from a spray bottle.
Figure skating coach Chelsea Hindle leads the group in some movements across the ice during their practice on Wednesday (Jan. 20) at the North Thompson Sportsplex. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

Skating practice at the Sportsplex

Figure skating coach Chelsea Hindle leads the group in some movements across…

Figure skating coach Chelsea Hindle leads the group in some movements across the ice during their practice on Wednesday (Jan. 20) at the North Thompson Sportsplex. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
End of a work day for the BC Parks Student Ranger Program in Garibaldi Park. (BC Parks photo)

Applications open for BC Parks Student Ranger Program

Young adults interested in working outdoors this summer and playing a key…

End of a work day for the BC Parks Student Ranger Program in Garibaldi Park. (BC Parks photo)
District of Clearwater meetings are open to the public. The meeting agendas and past meetings minutes can be viewed on the DOC's website. Every meeting has time allocated at the end for comments from the public.

Groulx retirement from DOC fast approaching

After over 10 years working with the District of Clearwater, Leslie Groulx,…

District of Clearwater meetings are open to the public. The meeting agendas and past meetings minutes can be viewed on the DOC's website. Every meeting has time allocated at the end for comments from the public.