Local News

BC Rural Dividend grants support projects in the Thompson Region

Grants going to Blue River Powder Packers, Simpcw First Nation and Tourism Wells Gray

Couple grateful in aftermath of fire

Workshop fire destroyed tools and equipment but nobody was injured in blaze

Cycle relay seeks to raise pipeline awareness

The relay began in Valemount on Saturday, March 17 and will end in the Kamloops on Tuesday

Northwest B.C. pellet plant to provide energy to Asia

Pinnalce Renewable Holdings and West Fraser Timber approve construction of plant in Smithers.

BCRA POLARIS Rodeo Finals moving to Barriere

Three year agreement reached between BCRA and North Thompson Fall Fair and Rodeo Association

  • Mar 16th, 2018

TNRD survey looks at economic impact of 2017 wildfires

457 of the 492 businesses in the study area were affected “in some way” by the 2017 wildfires

  • Mar 16th, 2018
Snowarama drag races in Clearwater 2018
Turcotte promotes Mar. 3 event for Easter Seal camps
Kelowna boy donates hair to charity
Comfy Bottoms project

PHOTO: First baby boy of the year

Gunner Gordon Langwood was born on Feb. 24

Meeting looks at moving Grade 7s to CSS

Final decision won’t be made until school board meeting on April 23

Federal funding supports asset management in Clearwater

Municipality receiving $65,000 for an investment plan for its water and sanitary systems

$100,000 kicks off new wildfire recovery campaign

Campaign looks to “ReLeaf” fire affected areas

Junior council suggests rainbow crosswalk

Clearwater town council also asked to improve situation with girls’ changing rooms at Sportsplex

U.S. consulate general to visit Northwest

Trip part of the region’s first-ever pop-up consul for American residents

Vavenby sawmill manager talks to town council

Canfor needs to modernize but first it needs to know if it has the support of the community

NEB holds hearings in Clearwater

National Energy Board looks at details of Trans Mountain expansion project’s planned route

Man survives truck going into river in winter

Seven-month-old border collie dies 15 hours after crash

Firefighters called to shed on fire

A total of 11 firefighters from Clearwater attended, as well as seven from Blackpool

PHOTO: See it while it lasts

Large ice-cone behind Helmcken Falls in Wells Gray Park might not last long in warmer weather

  • Mar 11th, 2018

RCMP Report: Trucker drags sign

Tractor-trailer driver goes over highway meridian at Vavenby, drags sign to Little Fort

Snowmobiling should get equal footing

Blue River Powder Packers president presents case for reviewing closures

Workers recover pickup from river

Vehicle had been in North Thompson River since mid-January