Judges for the BC and Yukon Community Newspapper Association have picked the Clearwater-North Thompson Times as a finalist in the General Excellence competiton for Category A (under 2,000 circulation).
This is the ninth time the Times has been a top-three finalist in general excellence with BCYCNA during the 14 years Black Press has owned the newspaper.
It won first place for general excellence from BCYCNA in 2010 and 2006. Last year the Times came second behind first place finisher Bowen Island Undercurrent.
The Undercurrent is a top-three finalist again this year, along with the Bridge River News.
Winners will be announced during the Ma Murray awards gala at the River Rock Casino in Richmond on Saturday, April 14.
This year the BCYCNA received 1,800 entries from 108 of its 125 member newspapers – a new record.