Stephanie Hagenaars

Jill Hayward and husband of almost 50 years, Bob, standing behind the Platinum Jubilee cake at Thompson Rivers University on Sunday, June 12. (Submitted photo)

North Thompson residents awarded Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pin

The honours were handed out during a ceremony at TRU on Sunday

Jill Hayward and husband of almost 50 years, Bob, standing behind the Platinum Jubilee cake at Thompson Rivers University on Sunday, June 12. (Submitted photo)
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UPDATE: Hwy 5 now open south of Little Fort

The highway had been closed since late Wednesday

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Dash camera footage shows the near miss of a dangerous pass taken by a semi-truck on Highway 5 north of Barriere. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook screenshot)

Semi driver’s dangerous pass on Hwy 5 caught on camera

The incident happened at the passing lanes stretch of Highway 5 near Darfield

Dash camera footage shows the near miss of a dangerous pass taken by a semi-truck on Highway 5 north of Barriere. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook screenshot)
Odette Dempsey-Caputo spoke on behalf of her husband, MP Frank Caputo, and was one of many guests to speak at the TRU event. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

Thompson Rivers University unveils donor wall at Wells Gray Research and Education Centre

Dozens of community members and academics gathered for the event on Thurday, June 2

Odette Dempsey-Caputo spoke on behalf of her husband, MP Frank Caputo, and was one of many guests to speak at the TRU event. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater. (File photo)

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ER closed overnight

The emergency room will close at 6 p.m. June 8 and re-open 7 a.m. June 9

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater. (File photo)
The Clearwater River on June 7 before off the Old North Thompson Highway.

TNRD advises residents to prepare for rising waters

Higher-than-normal flows are forecast for the North and South Thompson Rivers

The Clearwater River on June 7 before off the Old North Thompson Highway.
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed overnight Friday, Saturday

The hospital emergency department will close 5 p.m. both Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4, and will open the following morning at 7 a.m.

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Roland and Anne Neave. (TRU photo)

Anne and Roland Neave to receive honorary doctorate degrees

The degrees will be awarded Thursday, June 9

Roland and Anne Neave. (TRU photo)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed daytime Sunday

The hospital emergency department will close at 9 a.m. on May 29 and re-open 9 p.m. May 29

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed overnight

The hospital emergency department will close at 5 p.m. on May 25 and re-open 7 a.m. May26

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
TNRD board of directors (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)

TNRD policy committee per diem expense policy draws heated discussion

Committee directors voted 5-4 against the proposed policy, which will go to the board for consideration

TNRD board of directors (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)
Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.

MP Caputo tables bill targeting repeat offenders

The bill seeks to grant judges the ability to detain offenders awaiting trial

Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres impacted by service reductions. (File photo)

Communities in Interior Health feeling effects of nursing shortage

The ER in Clearwater has experienced closures, and a new RIH wing might have trouble finding staff

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres impacted by service reductions. (File photo)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed overnight

The hospital emergency department will close at 4 p.m. on May 15 and re-open 7 a.m. May 16

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed overnight

The hospital emergency department will close at 11 p.m. on May 14 and re-open 7 a.m. May 15

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
Barriere Secondary School player Mazey Munro (left) and a Clearwater Secondary School player take a tumble as they fight for the ball, with BSS player Lexie Kerslake behind. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Soccer season kicks off in Barriere

BSS girls played Clearwater last week

Barriere Secondary School player Mazey Munro (left) and a Clearwater Secondary School player take a tumble as they fight for the ball, with BSS player Lexie Kerslake behind. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital ED closed overnight

The hospital emergency department will close at 3 p.m. on May 10 and re-open 7 a.m. May 11

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. File photo
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater. (File photo)

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital closed overnight May 6-8

The emergency room will be closed overnight Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater. (File photo)
A Statistics Canada building and sign is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Census figures show local communities are getting older

Percentage of residents 65 or older has increased in Clearwater and Barriere

A Statistics Canada building and sign is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A wildfire sparked Monday morning fueled concerns about a lack of initial attack teams in the area. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater to lose permanent local B.C. Wildfire Service members as blaze burns

BC Wildfire Service said crews will be stationed in Kamloops

A wildfire sparked Monday morning fueled concerns about a lack of initial attack teams in the area. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)