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A mountain in Nepal towers above a monastery in the valley bottom - which itself is higher in elevation than most mountains in Canada.

PHOTOS: Trekking in Nepal

Clearwater residents Ken Matheson and Margot Venema talk about a trip to Nepal

A mountain in Nepal towers above a monastery in the valley bottom - which itself is higher in elevation than most mountains in Canada.
(L-r) Bernie Easson (health services administrator for Thompson-Caribou rural), Abbey Bates, Melissa Ferreira (nursing program lead) and Wesley Bates stand with three paintings by the late Ann Bates that were donated to Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital on Feb. 7.

Ann Bates bequeaths three paintings to hospital

Bates blessed local residents with her wonderful works since moving to this area in 2001

  • Feb 8, 2018
(L-r) Bernie Easson (health services administrator for Thompson-Caribou rural), Abbey Bates, Melissa Ferreira (nursing program lead) and Wesley Bates stand with three paintings by the late Ann Bates that were donated to Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital on Feb. 7.
PHOTO: Pre-concert recital

PHOTO: Pre-concert recital

Upper Clearwater musician joins other cellists for recital at Sagebrush Theatre in Kamloops

PHOTO: Pre-concert recital
Members of the Voices United community choir sing during their annual Christmas cantata on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16. A large crowd turned out for the concert, which was titled, “Go Sing it on the Mountain” and held this year in Dutch Lake Community Centre. Admission was by cash donation with all proceeds going to the recreation program at Forest View Place (the extended care wing of Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital).                                Photo by Keith McNeill

PHOTO: Go Sing it on the Mountain!

Members of the Voices United community choir sing during their annual Christmas cantata

Members of the Voices United community choir sing during their annual Christmas cantata on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16. A large crowd turned out for the concert, which was titled, “Go Sing it on the Mountain” and held this year in Dutch Lake Community Centre. Admission was by cash donation with all proceeds going to the recreation program at Forest View Place (the extended care wing of Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital).                                Photo by Keith McNeill
Arts Council congratulates play production team

Arts Council congratulates play production team

A total of 303 patrons came out to see the play Vigil over 12 performances

  • Dec 23, 2017
Arts Council congratulates play production team
Theatre company seeks more recruits

Theatre company seeks more recruits

Producer and director of Vigil appreciate the play’s support from community

  • Dec 22, 2017
Theatre company seeks more recruits
Gentle Journey leads to craft fairs

Gentle Journey leads to craft fairs

Clearwater author finds best way to sell her memoirs is at craft fairs

  • Dec 7, 2017
Gentle Journey leads to craft fairs
PHOTO: Recognition for Banff Film showing

PHOTO: Recognition for Banff Film showing

Wells Gray Outdoors Club and Charlene Smith get thanks for bringing films to Clearwater

PHOTO: Recognition for Banff Film showing

Christmas cantata moves to Dutch Lake Centre

Voices United Community Choir’s cantata will be held on Thursday, Dec. 16

Eight members of the Voices United community choir sing carols during Christmas Tree Light-Up at the Infocentre on Sunday evening, Dec. 3. The full choir, 40 members strong, will perform their annual cantata at Dutch Lake Community Centre on Saturday, Dec. 16, 4 p.m.

Cantata moves to Dutch Lake Centre

There will be a change of venue for the Voices United Community…

Eight members of the Voices United community choir sing carols during Christmas Tree Light-Up at the Infocentre on Sunday evening, Dec. 3. The full choir, 40 members strong, will perform their annual cantata at Dutch Lake Community Centre on Saturday, Dec. 16, 4 p.m.
Grace (played by Gretchen Reveille) looks alarmed as Kemp (played by Richard Stroh) measures her for her coffin. They were taking part in Vigil, a dark comedy being put on in the art gallery in Dutch Lake Community Centre.

Clearwater theatre group puts on dark comedy

“Vigil” to run Nov. 15 to Dec. 2 in the art gallery at Dutch Lake Community Centre

Grace (played by Gretchen Reveille) looks alarmed as Kemp (played by Richard Stroh) measures her for her coffin. They were taking part in Vigil, a dark comedy being put on in the art gallery in Dutch Lake Community Centre.
Wildfire expert Mike Flannigan describes what is happening in the Elephant Hill fire behind him in CBC’s The Nature of Things’ newest documentary Into the Fire. CBC photo.

CBC documentary to explain science behind BC wildfires

Into the Fire airs Nov. 5 on the Nature of Things

Wildfire expert Mike Flannigan describes what is happening in the Elephant Hill fire behind him in CBC’s The Nature of Things’ newest documentary Into the Fire. CBC photo.
Times columnist Kay Knox (l) holds a copy of her new book, A Gentle Journey. It tells the story of her life, from growing up in Australia, to time in the Arctic, and finally to Clearwater. About 60 to 65 people attended a book-signing held last week. On the right are her sisters Vera Ozawne and Val Speer and brother-in-law Merv Ozawne. Copies of the book can be ordered at the Times office.

A lifetime journey

Times columnist Kay Knox writes her memoirs

Times columnist Kay Knox (l) holds a copy of her new book, A Gentle Journey. It tells the story of her life, from growing up in Australia, to time in the Arctic, and finally to Clearwater. About 60 to 65 people attended a book-signing held last week. On the right are her sisters Vera Ozawne and Val Speer and brother-in-law Merv Ozawne. Copies of the book can be ordered at the Times office.
PHOTO: Legion dinner is a success

PHOTO: Legion dinner is a success

Steak and lobster feast raises money for new cenotaph in Clearwater

PHOTO: Legion dinner is a success
Wells Gray Outdoors Club member Charlotte Smith speaks to the audience before a showing of the Banff Mountain Film world tour on Friday evening, Sept. 22 in Dutch Lake Community Centre.                                Photo by Keith McNeill

Banff Mountain Film tour is “awesome”

Wells Gray Outdoors Club hosts Banff Mountain Film tour

Wells Gray Outdoors Club member Charlotte Smith speaks to the audience before a showing of the Banff Mountain Film world tour on Friday evening, Sept. 22 in Dutch Lake Community Centre.                                Photo by Keith McNeill
Glow in the Dark                                Youngsters appear enthralled by a member of the Wells Gray Riders’ Rhythm Riders drill team decorated with glow-sticks. The team put on a night-time performance following the Take Back the Night event on Sept. 14.                                 Photo by Jenna Darcie

Wells Gray Riders put on Glow in the Dark show

Event held following Take Back the Night on Sept. 14 in Clearwater

  • Sep 25, 2017
Glow in the Dark                                Youngsters appear enthralled by a member of the Wells Gray Riders’ Rhythm Riders drill team decorated with glow-sticks. The team put on a night-time performance following the Take Back the Night event on Sept. 14.                                 Photo by Jenna Darcie
Book tells story of hardy pioneers

Book tells story of hardy pioneers

The Land on Which We Live gives the history of the 70 Mile House to Bridge Lake area

  • Sep 25, 2017
Book tells story of hardy pioneers
Banff film tour coming to Clearwater

Banff film tour coming to Clearwater

“Shift” shows how an Indigenous community in the Yukon transforms itself through mountain biking

Banff film tour coming to Clearwater
Howard Mitchell plays guitar during the final Summer Stage concert on the season on Thursday evening, Aug. 31. The concerts are held weekly each summer at Dutch Lake Community Centre.

PHOTOS: Grand finale for Summer Stage

Last concert of the season held at Dutch Lake Community Centre on Thursday evening, Aug. 31

Howard Mitchell plays guitar during the final Summer Stage concert on the season on Thursday evening, Aug. 31. The concerts are held weekly each summer at Dutch Lake Community Centre.
Photos sought for 50th anniversary contest

Photos sought for 50th anniversary contest

Amateur photographers are invited to capture and share photos

  • Sep 1, 2017
Photos sought for 50th anniversary contest