Our Town

(l-r) Ulrich Patalong accepts a cheque for $1

Upper Clearwater Hall goes green

(l-r) Ulrich Patalong accepts a cheque for $1,000 for Upper Clearwater Hall from TNRD Director Carol Schaffer.

  • Aug 9, 2016
(l-r) Ulrich Patalong accepts a cheque for $1
Hail covers a patio at a residence in Weyerhauser subdivision  A downpour came afterwards and washed away the hail.

Covered patio

Hail covers a patio at a residence in Weyerhauser subdivision Aug. 2. Rain came afterwards and washed the hail away.

  • Aug 7, 2016
Hail covers a patio at a residence in Weyerhauser subdivision  A downpour came afterwards and washed away the hail.
A storm bringing hail and rain covers the parking lot at Buy-Low Foods in Clearwater last Tuesday afternoon.

Flash flood

A storm bringing hail and rain covers the parking lot at Buy-Low Foods last Tuesday afternoon.

A storm bringing hail and rain covers the parking lot at Buy-Low Foods in Clearwater last Tuesday afternoon.
Two visitors

SLIDESHOW: Canoeing on Murtle Lake

Visitors flock to Murtle Lake in Wells Gray Park - North America's largest canoe-only lake

Two visitors
Mission RCMP have released a reminder that catching some “creatures” will net drivers a hefty fine.

Pokémon stop: be careful out there while playing

The wildly popular new game is a lot of fun; but there are real-life hazards attached to it.

Mission RCMP have released a reminder that catching some “creatures” will net drivers a hefty fine.
(L-r) Cindy Wilgosh demonstrates how to make a dreamcatcher to Katelynne Sellars and Colby Sellars.

Celebrating B.C. Day at the Infocentre

Aboriginal Sharing Centre and Aboriginal Success by 6 host B.C. Day event at Wells Gray Infocentre

(L-r) Cindy Wilgosh demonstrates how to make a dreamcatcher to Katelynne Sellars and Colby Sellars.
When nine-year-old Sophia Orlando of Sudbury

Clearwater duo plan carbon cycle

Carbon fee-and-dividend is the best way to speed the conversion from fossil fuels to alternative sources of energy

When nine-year-old Sophia Orlando of Sudbury
A photo taken by F.A. Talbot in 1912 identifies people camping at Tete Jaune Cache as a group of Shuswap Indians.

Simpcw First Nation retraces its steps to Tete Jaune

Band plans event in August to mark 100th anniversary of removal of 60 of its members from Tete Jaune Cache

A photo taken by F.A. Talbot in 1912 identifies people camping at Tete Jaune Cache as a group of Shuswap Indians.
Dignitaries gather to cut the ribbon to officially open the new children's splash park in Clearwater. Pictured are (l-r) Clearwater councillor Ken Kjenstad

SLIDESHOW: Splash park official opening

About 100 local residents join dignitaries to officially open the new children's splash park in Clearwater on Sunday afternoon, July 10

Dignitaries gather to cut the ribbon to officially open the new children's splash park in Clearwater. Pictured are (l-r) Clearwater councillor Ken Kjenstad
Clearwater councillor and school trustee Shelley Sim leads the singing of O Canada during Canada Day festivities on Dutch Lake beach.

SLIDESHOW: Clearwater celebrates Canada Day 2016

Residents of Clearwater and area plus tourists take part in games and other fun activities at Dutch Lake beach on Canada Day

Clearwater councillor and school trustee Shelley Sim leads the singing of O Canada during Canada Day festivities on Dutch Lake beach.
(L-r) Lucy Siepenberg

SLIDESHOW: Canada Day in Blue River 2016

Local residents and visitors enjoy parade through Blue River followed by games and other activities at Lake Eleanor

(L-r) Lucy Siepenberg
Justeen Lester rides Alfons and Pete Gawazuk rides Misty as they take part in Blue River's Canada Day parade 2016.

VIDEO: 2016 Canada Day parade in Blue River

Blue River residents and guests enjoy parade through town on Canada Day, showing that its quality, not quantity, that counts

Justeen Lester rides Alfons and Pete Gawazuk rides Misty as they take part in Blue River's Canada Day parade 2016.
Glacier lilies nod in the sunshine on Trophy Mountain on Sunday

SLIDESHOW: Glacier lilies bloom on Trophy Mountain

The flower meadows on Trophy Mountain northeast of Clearwater are covered with golden glacier lilies - ideal for a hike

Glacier lilies nod in the sunshine on Trophy Mountain on Sunday
The Cache Creek landfill is set to close on December 31 unless an operational certificate for the extension is granted by the end of July.

Still no certificate for landfill extension

Unless work on the extension starts before the end of July, the Cache Creek landfill will close as scheduled on December 31.

The Cache Creek landfill is set to close on December 31 unless an operational certificate for the extension is granted by the end of July.
A new toll-free number for the entire Interior Health region will make it easier to report elder abuse.

New toll-free number to report elder abuse

Interior Health is the first health authority in the province to introduce a region-wide number to report abuse.

A new toll-free number for the entire Interior Health region will make it easier to report elder abuse.
Irene and Gerry Charlie of Canim Lake and Kamloops lead the way.

200 celebrate National Aboriginal Day in Clearwater

Event at Dutch Lake Community Centre displays indigenous culture

Irene and Gerry Charlie of Canim Lake and Kamloops lead the way.
Former Clearwater resident Susanne Taron (third from right) poses with some of her colleagues in the United Nations’ World Conference Centre in Bonn

Young woman from Clearwater finds international role

Susanne Taron, who graduated from Clearwater Secondary School in 2000, is now working for the United Nations in Bonn, Germany

Former Clearwater resident Susanne Taron (third from right) poses with some of her colleagues in the United Nations’ World Conference Centre in Bonn
A plane crash near 100 Mile House claimed the life of a passenger

UPDATED: One dead in small plane crash at Green Lake

Pilot suffers serious injuries in noon crash at Flying U Guest Ranch near 100 Mile House

A plane crash near 100 Mile House claimed the life of a passenger

Back in Time

50 YEARS AGO: Fourteen floats were entered in Blue River's May Day parade

Jack Moilliet carries a shovel as he goes out to divert an irrigation ditch. The photo was taken in 1987.

Valley Voices: Jack Moilliet takes over sheep ranch

It was in December of 1935 that Tam Moilliet died very suddenly at the age of 52 years

Jack Moilliet carries a shovel as he goes out to divert an irrigation ditch. The photo was taken in 1987.