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Biomass heater construction begins

The new biomass heater will use wood-chips to provide heat to the Sportsplex, rather than propane

PHOTO: YCS gives clock to mark 10th anniversary

District of Clearwater receives large clock from Yellowhead Community Services

Upper Clearwater fire crew gets help from credit union

Unofficial forest fire crew presently has 22 trained members plus another eight in training

Brett Turcotte plans charity snowmobile event

“I chose to help support the cause so I can give back to the community that has supported me”

Kamloops MP says faith-based employers upset with new summer job program rules

New rules require employers to sign an attestation when applying for funding

  • Jan 12th, 2018

PHOTO: Outstanding community service

Fern Ryley recognized for 25 years with BC Ambulance Service in Blue River and Clearwater

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Ontario man charged with selling stolen usernames and passwords

Kids taken in seconds when car stolen from parking lot in Barriere

“I just felt dead inside,” says mom of kids abducted from Barriere mall

‘Patients languishing on stretchers’ at KGH

Kelowna hospital is way over-capacity as people flock to hospital with the flu

PHOTO: Imagine helps Legion

Clearwater-Vavenby Legion gets donation from band Imagine

  • Jan 9th, 2018

High snowpack for the Okanagan

Cool and wet weather in November led to the rapid development of the early-season snow pack

Poverty Reduction Strategy meeting scheduled for Kelowna

British Columbia’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy will be held Jan. 19 in Kelowna.

Lake Country man to head into Himalayas for hockey

A Lake Country man is taking a once in a lifetime trip to break a Guinness Record.

Year in Review: January – April, 2017

Summary of stories from last year’s back issues of the Times

Flu season ramps up; outbreaks at care homes in Kamloops

Interior Health is seeing an upswing in reported flu cases, but it is not unexpected

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Year in Review: May – August, 2017

A lightning storm on July 7 caused major fires to break out around Little Fort

Seasonal lull in real estate sales

Housing sales declined by 24 per cent in December, with 459 sales posted to the MLS.

RCMP REPORT: Police recover stolen snowmobile

Three snowmobiles and a trailer were stolen from an Alberta family staying in Blue River

Permits required to operate Airbnb rentals in TNRD

Enforcement of the new rules will be complaint-based

  • Jan 6th, 2018

Assessment notices in the mail

Assessments in District of Clearwater are going up an average of 11 per cent for single family homes

PHOTO: Snowblower at work

A snowblower working for Borrow Enterprises clears the sidewalk at the roundabout