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A new wood chip shelter was constructed this fall to house chips for the boiler serving the North Thompson Sportsplex. The shelter was built by OTL Construction and chips will be supplied by local contractor Max Gunster. The shelter will allow a six-month stock supply of chips. From l-r: TNRD Director A Carol Schaffer, DOC Mayor Merlin Blackwell, Marshall McRae of OTL Construction and Gunster of Max Gunster Contracting. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

New chip shelter helps to keep energy costs low for District of Clearwater

After the Canfor mill shutdown in 2019, the District of Clearwater began…

Thompson Rivers University instructor Chris Ryman teaches a kayaking course on Dutch Lake in 2017. About nine TRU adventure guiding students were in Clearwater for several days for the course. (File photo)

TRU to close regional offices in Barriere and Clearwater

Thompson Rivers University has given notice that they will not be renewing…

New online portal makes shopping easy

New online portal makes shopping easy

Site makes it easy to purchase tires without leaving the house

  • Sep 4, 2020
The service industry is about adapting

The service industry is about adapting

COVID-19 has changed the world for everyone, but it’s all in how we react and adapt

  • Sep 4, 2020
The service industry is about adapting
While acupuncture is most often requested to relieve muscle and joint pain, it can also be useful in helping other ailments such as nerve pain and acid reflux. (Unsplash photo)

There’s a new acupuncturist in Clearwater

New acupuncturist is new to Clearwater but a long-time fan of the North Thompson valley

  • Sep 4, 2020
While acupuncture is most often requested to relieve muscle and joint pain, it can also be useful in helping other ailments such as nerve pain and acid reflux. (Unsplash photo)
Dental office adds new equipment to tackle COVID-19

Dental office adds new equipment to tackle COVID-19

New equipment cleans and purifies the air to provide a safer space from aerosols

  • Sep 4, 2020
Dental office adds new equipment to tackle COVID-19
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Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital gets AAHA accredited
Certified KonMari Consultants take over Kelowna
How does the luxury home auction work in Lake Country
The luxury home auction returns to the Okanagan
Kyle Carr of Kyle Carr Visual Arts has many striking paintings for sale at the Clearwater Outdoor Market on June 6. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

New outdoor market sets up in Clearwater

Vendor fees to be donated to Clearwater and District Food Bank

Kyle Carr of Kyle Carr Visual Arts has many striking paintings for sale at the Clearwater Outdoor Market on June 6. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
Longtime Clearwater resident and avid volunteer, Hazel Wadlegger, has been lending her time to help others since she was young, growing up on a farm in Upper Clearwater. She said she continued to help out around the community because communities can’t survive without volunteers. Photo submitted

Volunteering helps communities function

“You need to be at the table and help make decisions, but also do the work. Put your money where your mouth is.”

Longtime Clearwater resident and avid volunteer, Hazel Wadlegger, has been lending her time to help others since she was young, growing up on a farm in Upper Clearwater. She said she continued to help out around the community because communities can’t survive without volunteers. Photo submitted
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
Johan Raes smiles while helping a customer at the South Cariboo Farmer’s Market on May 8. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)

Community rallies together after theft at Farmer’s Market

‘I wish it had never happened but I thank everybody for it so much’

Johan Raes smiles while helping a customer at the South Cariboo Farmer’s Market on May 8. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)
Clearwater Royal Purple and Pioneer Fresh Foods team up for giveaway contest
Clearwater Royal Purple and Pioneer Fresh Foods team up for giveaway contest
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
A message from Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod
The Clearwater Farmers Market is facing challenges this year as non-food vendors won’t be able to set up shop at the events and the majority of current food vendors are heading into retirement. The Yellowhead Community Services Food Security program is working on solutions by encouraging residents to grow and sell at the markets. File photo

Clearwater Farmers Market looking for help

“The Farmers Market and the North Thompson (Valley) need more local food.”

The Clearwater Farmers Market is facing challenges this year as non-food vendors won’t be able to set up shop at the events and the majority of current food vendors are heading into retirement. The Yellowhead Community Services Food Security program is working on solutions by encouraging residents to grow and sell at the markets. File photo
Clearwater COVID-19 precautions update

Clearwater COVID-19 precautions update

Local groups and facilities taking measures to keep the public safe

Clearwater COVID-19 precautions update
Group looking to build agriplex in Clearwater

Group looking to build agriplex in Clearwater

Agriplex Society searching for people interested in joining board of directors

Group looking to build agriplex in Clearwater
Kat Gellerman brings years of experience in the food business to her new store, Chef Sense Supplies, in downtown Courtenay. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Kat Gellerman brings years of experience in the food business to her new store, Chef Sense Supplies, in downtown Courtenay. Photo by Mike Chouinard