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Staff Sgt. (Ret) Mike Savage, Const. Jay Meyer and Sgt. Grant Simpson were part of the Remembrance Day ceremonies in 2021. (Clearwater Times file photo)

Clearwater Legion gears up for Remembrance Day activities

The Nov.11 ceremony will be held near the cenotaph at Reg Small Park

Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).

Moosemeat & Marmalade episodes filmed in Bella Coola showing on APTN

The docuseries filmed two episodes in Nuxalkulmc last year, both directed by Banchi Hanuse

Sarah Jane Scouten performed on a Saturday evening on the main stage at a previous Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sarah Jane Scouten performs Saturday evening on the main stage at Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. in 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photos)

Arts on the Fly cancelled, to try again next year

Organizers cite lack of camping as contributing to low ticket pre-sales

The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly’s Arts on the Fly 2022 lineup revealed

Music festival releases lineup for Sept. event includes Juno award-winning Pharis and Jason Romero

The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)

Lorde, Charli XCX to headline as Victoria’s Rifflandia festival resurrected

September lineup unveiled for the first Victoria fest in four years

  • May 4, 2022
Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)
Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers cut their first record

The songs were recorded over a 10-day stretch this month

Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)

New Netflix film starring Jennifer Lopez filming in Northwest B.C.

Filming taking place in Lower Mainland and Bulkley Valley with release of “The Mother” set for 2022

Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Lack of housing, declining number of medical professionals reasons for ER closures in Clearwater

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital emergency room closures have been effecting overnight and weekend service

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
Professional photographer John Enman lives in Pritchard, British Columbia.

Just retired? Photography is the perfect hobby

Making pictures with professional photographer John Enman

  • Oct 17, 2021
Professional photographer John Enman lives in Pritchard, British Columbia.
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
Joey Pringle is a budding country singer and songwriter from Birch River, Man. He recently moved to Clearwater to take care of his mother. (Photo taken by Jolene Pringle)

Budding country star now calls Clearwater home

It’s the ultimate road trippin’ tune! One of Clearwater’s newest residents, Joey…

  • Mar 19, 2021
Joey Pringle is a budding country singer and songwriter from Birch River, Man. He recently moved to Clearwater to take care of his mother. (Photo taken by Jolene Pringle)
The Cruisin’ Clearwater Mobile Car Show is set for May 9 and will take off from the Clearwater Secondary School parking lot. Pictured, co-organizer Ryan Mackenzie poses with sons Ashton and Ronnie in front of his 1968 Acadian. Photo submitted

Cruisin’ Clearwater is gearing up

Mobile car show set to take place May 9

The Cruisin’ Clearwater Mobile Car Show is set for May 9 and will take off from the Clearwater Secondary School parking lot. Pictured, co-organizer Ryan Mackenzie poses with sons Ashton and Ronnie in front of his 1968 Acadian. Photo submitted
Former Clearwater resident and author Amber Cowie is publishing a new book, Loss Lake, scheduled to come out late this year. Cowie is also holding an event on March 26 at the Kamloops Library for her most recent release, Raven Lane, which came out last November. Photo submitted

Former Clearwater resident Amber Cowie set to release new book

Loss Lake comes hot on the heels of Raven Lane, which came out last November

Former Clearwater resident and author Amber Cowie is publishing a new book, Loss Lake, scheduled to come out late this year. Cowie is also holding an event on March 26 at the Kamloops Library for her most recent release, Raven Lane, which came out last November. Photo submitted
Women’s Day Fashion Show goes into fourth year

Women’s Day Fashion Show goes into fourth year

Event raises funds for various groups and charities

Women’s Day Fashion Show goes into fourth year
New Brunswick’s Brent Mason will be the next musician to come through town as part of the Home Routes concert tour. People can catch him at the Dutch Lake Community Centre on Feb. 26 for an evening of music and storytelling. Photo submitted

Brent Mason brings a night of music and storytelling to Clearwater

Mason will be playing at the Dutch Lake Community Centre on Feb. 26

New Brunswick’s Brent Mason will be the next musician to come through town as part of the Home Routes concert tour. People can catch him at the Dutch Lake Community Centre on Feb. 26 for an evening of music and storytelling. Photo submitted
Folk-roots performer Noah Derksen is making his way back to Clearwater for his upcoming tour, which has him playing selections from his latest album America, Dreaming. People can catch him Feb. 14 at the Ovendon residence on Clearwater Valley Road. Photo submitted

Noah Derksen returns to Clearwater

Derksen makes his return this week where he’ll offer a house concert performance on Valentine’s Day

Folk-roots performer Noah Derksen is making his way back to Clearwater for his upcoming tour, which has him playing selections from his latest album America, Dreaming. People can catch him Feb. 14 at the Ovendon residence on Clearwater Valley Road. Photo submitted
Nathan Lever (middle) clarifies what he plans to do to the Dungeon Master, Bohdan Dowker (not pictured). Around him are players Maple Peel (far left) and Trina Pinkman and Alex Sauve. (Brendan Kyle Jure - North Thompson Times)

Ongoing games of Dungeons and Dragons brings out the creative side of Clearwater teens

It’s not an introduction to Satanism, says Bohdan Dowker, the dungeon master…

Nathan Lever (middle) clarifies what he plans to do to the Dungeon Master, Bohdan Dowker (not pictured). Around him are players Maple Peel (far left) and Trina Pinkman and Alex Sauve. (Brendan Kyle Jure - North Thompson Times)