Barbara Roden

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Clinton to benefit from surprise funding

Community to receive $373,000 in joint federal and provincial funding as part of Restart grants.

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Jordan Haley Johnston is investigating the idea of starting a community theatre group in Clinton. (Photo submitted).

Clinton resident wants to raise the curtain on new theatre group

Live theatre is ‘something the community as a whole would appreciate’

Jordan Haley Johnston is investigating the idea of starting a community theatre group in Clinton. (Photo submitted).
Fraser-Nicola BC Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart with supporters on the Ashcroft bridge, Oct. 21, 2020. Tegart has now been confirmed as elected in the riding following the counting of mail-in and absentee ballots. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

With all votes counted, Jackie Tegart takes riding by 282 votes

Liberal incumbent prevails after another close Fraser-Nicola election race

Fraser-Nicola BC Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart with supporters on the Ashcroft bridge, Oct. 21, 2020. Tegart has now been confirmed as elected in the riding following the counting of mail-in and absentee ballots. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Police say that around 2:30 am on October 30th the were called to a report of a robbery at the brake check on Hwy 97C in the Ashcroft area. (Angie Mindus photo)

RCMP investigating alleged armed robbery at Ashcroft brake check on Highway 97C

Incident took place at around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 30

Police say that around 2:30 am on October 30th the were called to a report of a robbery at the brake check on Hwy 97C in the Ashcroft area. (Angie Mindus photo)
Police say that around 2:30 am on October 30th the were called to a report of a robbery at the brake check on Hwy 97C in the Ashcroft area. (Angie Mindus photo)

RCMP investigating alleged armed robbery at Ashcroft brake check on Highway 97C

Incident took place at around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 30

Police say that around 2:30 am on October 30th the were called to a report of a robbery at the brake check on Hwy 97C in the Ashcroft area. (Angie Mindus photo)
Fraser-Nicola BC NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza (third from l) with members of the Ashcroft Slough Society, Sept. 9, 2020. After the initial count, the first-time provincial candidate is trailing incumbent Jackie Tegart of the BC Liberal Party. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Liberal incumbent Jackie Tegart holds narrow lead over Aaron Sumexheltza of NDP

Initial count is complete, and mail-in ballots will determine who wins in Fraser-Nicola

Fraser-Nicola BC NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza (third from l) with members of the Ashcroft Slough Society, Sept. 9, 2020. After the initial count, the first-time provincial candidate is trailing incumbent Jackie Tegart of the BC Liberal Party. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Fraser-Nicola BC Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart with supporters on the Ashcroft bridge, Oct. 21, 2020. Tegart is the frontrunner in the riding after the initial vote count, with mail-in ballots to be counted starting on Nov. 6. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Liberal incumbent Jackie Tegart holds narrow lead over Aaron Sumexheltza of NDP

Initial count is complete, and mail-in ballots will determine who wins in Fraser-Nicola

Fraser-Nicola BC Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart with supporters on the Ashcroft bridge, Oct. 21, 2020. Tegart is the frontrunner in the riding after the initial vote count, with mail-in ballots to be counted starting on Nov. 6. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
(from l) Fraser-Nicola candidates Jonah Timms (BC Green Party), Jackie Tegart (BC Liberal Party), and Aaron Sumexheltza (BC NDP). The polls have now closed and the counting has started. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Results awaited in Fraser-Nicola as polls have now closed

Counting of advance and election day votes has begun; mail-in votes to be counted starting Nov. 6

(from l) Fraser-Nicola candidates Jonah Timms (BC Green Party), Jackie Tegart (BC Liberal Party), and Aaron Sumexheltza (BC NDP). The polls have now closed and the counting has started. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Rayla Annett wins in the tall sunflower category in Community in Bloom contest. (Photo submitted).

Blooming beautiful: Clinton takes third in B.C. contest

Everyone wins after Clinton kids ‘Plant a Little Sunshine’ with cheerful sunflowers

Rayla Annett wins in the tall sunflower category in Community in Bloom contest. (Photo submitted).
Under the dome: Produce growing in the new greenhouse that was added to the Clinton Community Garden this year. (Photo credit: Yvette May)

Clinton Community Garden a big blooming success this summer

Rebuilding year saw new facilities added, and bundles of produce donated to the Clinton food bank

Under the dome: Produce growing in the new greenhouse that was added to the Clinton Community Garden this year. (Photo credit: Yvette May)
Village of Clinton office. (File photo)

Work begins on Clinton seniors’ living facility

Work has recently begun on a 20-bed seniors’ living facility in Clinton.

Village of Clinton office. (File photo)
Psalm 23 Transition Society volunteers working on new fencing at Huber Farms near 59 Mile, B.C., July 2020. (Photo credit: Psalm 23 Transition Society)

Psalm 23 Society gives hope to people, gives back to community

‘When someone reaches out we want to be there for them’

Psalm 23 Transition Society volunteers working on new fencing at Huber Farms near 59 Mile, B.C., July 2020. (Photo credit: Psalm 23 Transition Society)
Site of a fatal two-vehicle MVI on Highway 1 near Savona on Aug. 13, 2020. (Photo credit: Google Maps)

Two people dead after Highway 1 collision west of Kamloops

Two-vehicle accident closed Trans-Canada Highway for more than five hours

Site of a fatal two-vehicle MVI on Highway 1 near Savona on Aug. 13, 2020. (Photo credit: Google Maps)
Los Borrachos (from l, Kevin Falkenberg and Bobby Armich) will be holding a ‘Save Our Summer’ concert tour through several small B.C. communities in Aug. 2020. Photo credit: Los Borrachos

Save Our Summer concert tour coming to Ashcroft, Clinton, Lytton

Los Borrachos embarks on first Canadian tour to bring free concerts to B.C. communities

Los Borrachos (from l, Kevin Falkenberg and Bobby Armich) will be holding a ‘Save Our Summer’ concert tour through several small B.C. communities in Aug. 2020. Photo credit: Los Borrachos
Free online course aims to keep care home residents, staff safe

Free online course aims to keep care home residents, staff safe

Course gives basic COVID-19 information and safety procedures for visitors to protect the vulnerable

Free online course aims to keep care home residents, staff safe
Clinton RCMP seeks Citizens on Patrol

Clinton RCMP seeks Citizens on Patrol

Organizer hoping to have enough people to get program started in September

Clinton RCMP seeks Citizens on Patrol
Smoke from a wildfire north of Clinton, Aug. 5, 2020. BC Wildfire Service is reporting that it is a new fire, not a flare-up of one from Aug. 1. (Photo credit: Megan J. Francis)

New wildfire springs up north of Clinton; lightning suspected as cause

Fire is not a flare-up of blaze that started on Aug. 1 near 51 Mile Creek

Smoke from a wildfire north of Clinton, Aug. 5, 2020. BC Wildfire Service is reporting that it is a new fire, not a flare-up of one from Aug. 1. (Photo credit: Megan J. Francis)
UPDATE: Wildfire northeast of Clinton put out by BC Wildfire Service

UPDATE: Wildfire northeast of Clinton put out by BC Wildfire Service

Fire at 51 Mile Creek suspected to be lightning-caused

UPDATE: Wildfire northeast of Clinton put out by BC Wildfire Service
Traffic backed up on Highway 1 south of Ashcroft following a collision on July 27 that has left two people dead. (Photo credit: Seraphine Boomer)

Two people dead in Highway 1 accident south of Ashcroft

Highway 1 has now reopened to single lane, alternating traffic

Traffic backed up on Highway 1 south of Ashcroft following a collision on July 27 that has left two people dead. (Photo credit: Seraphine Boomer)
The new BX Stop of Interest sign north of Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Missing Stop of Interest sign returns, five years after going AWOL

Sign commemorating the B.X. Express Company disappeared in 2015

The new BX Stop of Interest sign north of Cache Creek. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)