Stephanie Hagenaars

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Grant funding approved for caribou rehabilitation in region

A program focused on restoring caribou habitats in British Columbia approved 14…

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Ashcroft Hospital and Health site (Journal files)

TNRD frustrated with lack of communication from Interior Health Authority

Board members were taken off guard after announcement of change to health care services

Ashcroft Hospital and Health site (Journal files)
Barriere and District Health Centre is located at 4537 Barriere Town Road in Barriere, B.C. (Star/Journal file photo)

Emergency room at Barriere clinic to close, lab services one day per week

The changes in service are due to a high number of sick calls in health care

Barriere and District Health Centre is located at 4537 Barriere Town Road in Barriere, B.C. (Star/Journal file photo)
Kamloops Court House. (Kamloops This Week photo)

Trucking company says they have no part in lawsuit against dead Clearwater man

The lawsuit is seeking damages due to an incident in 2020

Kamloops Court House. (Kamloops This Week photo)
Highway 5 about 15 kilometres south of Avola at Wire Cache rest area, looking north. (DriveBC)

Travel advisories, closures on Hwy 5 issued by DriveBC

Current weather conditions have made for icy roadways in some areas

Highway 5 about 15 kilometres south of Avola at Wire Cache rest area, looking north. (DriveBC)
(Nicholas Cool/Unsplash)

UPDATE: Dunn Lake Road re-opened after avalanche cleared

The slide was reported late Wednesday afternoon

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Kamloops Court House

UPDATE: Trucking company says they have no part in lawsuit against dead B.C. man

Insurance company lawsuit is seeking damages due to an incident in 2020

Kamloops Court House
DriveBC camera in Little Fort at Highway 5 and Highway 24 junction, looking north, at 10:22 a.m. Jan. 12. (DriveBC)

Hwy 5 travel advisory due to freezing rain: DriveBC

Advisory in effect for Avola to Barriere

DriveBC camera in Little Fort at Highway 5 and Highway 24 junction, looking north, at 10:22 a.m. Jan. 12. (DriveBC)
Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.

Caputo pushes for natural gas for North Thompson

Access to natural gas service is something residents in the North Thompson…

Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
A student walks off the bus at the Bancroft Elementary School in Montreal, on Monday, August 31, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

SD73 educators provide update as students return to class

Remaining students will return to class Jan. 10

A student walks off the bus at the Bancroft Elementary School in Montreal, on Monday, August 31, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)
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UPDATE: Snowfall warning issued for North Thompson

As much as 25 cm of snow is expected in parts of the region

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(Angie Mindus file photo - Williams LakeTribune)

BC Assessment values up in the North Thompson region

The average value of residential properties in B.C. increased by 22 per cent

(Angie Mindus file photo - Williams LakeTribune)
The structure was completely engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived at the scene of a fire that took a home in Blackpool Wednesday morning. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Morning fire takes home in Blackpool

A GoFundMe has been established to assist the family

The structure was completely engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived at the scene of a fire that took a home in Blackpool Wednesday morning. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Majority of students will not return to class until Jan. 10. (Black Press file photo)

UPDATE: SD73 confirms staggered return to classes

There will be no instruction next week

Majority of students will not return to class until Jan. 10. (Black Press file photo)
Debbie McHugh, 68, filed a civil claim against Vavenby business Your Tiny Homes Inc. She purchased home almost two years ago and has yet to receive the home. (Deanna Neuman/GoFundMe)

Squamish woman says she’s waited years for house from Vavenby tiny home seller

Multiple claims allege seller has broken contracts

Debbie McHugh, 68, filed a civil claim against Vavenby business Your Tiny Homes Inc. She purchased home almost two years ago and has yet to receive the home. (Deanna Neuman/GoFundMe)
Cross-country skis rest stuck in the snow in front of Wells Gray Outdoors Club’s cabin next to the Candle Creek Trails. The trails and many parts of Clearwater could get another thick layer of snow this weekend. (File photo)

UPDATE: Snowfall weather alert issued for North Thompson changed to winter warning

Communities wihtin the North Thompson could see up to 30 cm this weekend

Cross-country skis rest stuck in the snow in front of Wells Gray Outdoors Club’s cabin next to the Candle Creek Trails. The trails and many parts of Clearwater could get another thick layer of snow this weekend. (File photo)
Members of the Vavenby Fire Department took part in a live fire practice Sunday, Mar. 28. A designated vehicle was lit on fire with a propane torch and the team practiced their skills in putting out the blaze. (File photo)

Fire departments take hit new vaccine policy

Some fire departments challenging proposed vaccine mandate by Thompson-Nicola Regional District

Members of the Vavenby Fire Department took part in a live fire practice Sunday, Mar. 28. A designated vehicle was lit on fire with a propane torch and the team practiced their skills in putting out the blaze. (File photo)
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UPDATE: Crash involving 3 semis closes Hwy 5 near Little Fort

Highway 5 is now open to single-lane traffic

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Snow squall warning in effect for North Thompson, 100 Mile House

A snow squall can bring intense snowfall and heavy winds

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A survey of Vernon School District staff members found that 92 per cent have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. (Metro creative stock)

TNRD to require employees, contractors, volunteers to be fully vaccinated

New mandate comes into effect Feb. 1, 2022

A survey of Vernon School District staff members found that 92 per cent have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. (Metro creative stock)