Keith McNeill

Simpcw First Nation Chief Nathan Matthew

Simpcw plan Tete Jaune Cache commemoration

Taking place on Saturday, Aug. 13, beginning at 10 a.m. with participants meeting at the corner of Blackman Road and Highway 5 in Valemount

Simpcw First Nation Chief Nathan Matthew

Regional district reports on pay and expenses

Thompson-Nicola Regional District had 34 employees making over $75,000 per year in 2015

Shilo

Lost dog found after 13 days in the bush

The story of a lost dog belonging to a Barriere man has had a happy ending

Shilo
Glenn Mandziuk

Strengthening tourism in the North Thompson Valley

What is being done in the North Thompson to strengthen tourism stands out in the region

Glenn Mandziuk
Map of possible direct use geothermal areas in B.C. includes Clearwater Volcanic Field.

Geothermal has potential for North Thompson Valley

Experts believe the best potential for direct-use geothermal development is the Wells Gray Volcanic Field

Map of possible direct use geothermal areas in B.C. includes Clearwater Volcanic Field.

Rural communities face aging crisis

The number of jobs in logging and in lumber production has dropped by nearly half

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UPDATE: Missing teen near Avola found at last

A 16-year-old autistic girl who had run away from her home near Avola is being taken to hospital for an evaluation

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UPDATE: Search resumes for missing teen near Avola

Police dog team resumes search for 16-year-old autistic girl who had run away from her home near Avola

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Mayor seeks hospice advice for campus of care in North Thompson

North Thompson Valley does not have enough population to sustain a stand-alone hospice house facility

Thompson Country Community Futures

Forum looks at economic opportunities for North Thompson Valley

Rural communities such as those in the North Thompson Valley face many challenges

Thompson Country Community Futures
District of Clearwater public works employee Bryan Lipp stands next to the new septage treatment facility

New septage receiving now operational in Clearwater

Most residents of the upper North Thompson Valley use septic tanks for waste disposal

District of Clearwater public works employee Bryan Lipp stands next to the new septage treatment facility
Clearwater Stinger Kylie Fischer slides for home as Barriere Stamer Logging player Devin Holland tries to tag her out. They were taking part in a U12 softball tournament in Clearwater last weekend. Despite the rain and mud

Muddy field day for softball

U12 and U14 softball tournaments take place in Clearwater with eight teams participating

Clearwater Stinger Kylie Fischer slides for home as Barriere Stamer Logging player Devin Holland tries to tag her out. They were taking part in a U12 softball tournament in Clearwater last weekend. Despite the rain and mud
A For Sale sign on the former Safety Mart building advertises for buyers for Brookfield Mall in Clearwater. Asking price for the mall

Brookfield Mall goes up for sale

Signs advertising what was formerly Clearwater's only shopping centre went up on the weekend

A For Sale sign on the former Safety Mart building advertises for buyers for Brookfield Mall in Clearwater. Asking price for the mall
Sikhs from the North Thompson and beyond meet at the Guru Tegh Bahadur Sikh Temple in Clearwater on Sunday

Vaisaikhi in Clearwater

Sikhs from the North Thompson and beyond met at the Guru Tegh Bahadur Sikh Temple in Clearwater

Sikhs from the North Thompson and beyond meet at the Guru Tegh Bahadur Sikh Temple in Clearwater on Sunday
Brue Grimm (l) and his father

Fort McMurray fire “unbelievable”experience

Two Clearwater residents recently returned home after being evacuated from Fort McMurray.

Brue Grimm (l) and his father

Group seeks to promote mountain biking

Building and maintaining trails costs money and requires experienced and trained trail crews

Decline slows in school enrollments

Enrolment at Clearwater Secondary and other North Thompson schools appears to be stabilizing

Italian company signs agreement for Clemina power

Run-of-river project with a total capacity of 10.5 MW located about 30 km south of Valemount

Representatives from Interior Savings Credit Union (l-r) Barriere branch manager Lindsay Arcand

Meet the employers

Representatives from Interior Savings Credit Union took part in a careers and jobs fair held in Clearwater

Representatives from Interior Savings Credit Union (l-r) Barriere branch manager Lindsay Arcand
NDP MLA Jennifer Rice

NDP health critic looking at rural maternity care

Up until 2008, doctors delivered babies at Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital

NDP MLA Jennifer Rice