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A CN train collided with a low-bed trailer stuck on the tracks at Blue River, B.C. Jan. 14 at 7:30 a.m. (RCMP photo)

CN train collides with low-bed trailer stuck on Blue River rail crossing

Road conditions surrounding the collision scene in Blue River were terrible, RCMP say

 

Eleanor Deckert demonstrates her skill by cooking a turkey on a wood stove somewhat smaller and simpler than the Moffat featured in the article. (Photo submitted)

VALLEY VOICES: City girl learns how to use a wood stove

I will never forget the lessons that wood cookstoves taught me

  • Jan 18, 2023

 

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Icy road conditions lead to multi-vehicle collision on Highway 5

Police report for first week in January, 2023

  • Jan 17, 2023
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Dr. Sandra Okezue, MP Frank Caputo, Dr. Chibuikem Ofoegbu, and Mayor Merlin Blackwell visit at a celebration dinner last summer. The dinner was held for the physicians to celebrate a year where they faced incredible challenges including changes to how the medical clinic operates and staffing shortages at the hospital. See story page 6 and 7. (Shelley Sim photo)

Collective effort by community, staff improves health care in Clearwater

Multiple agencies work together to curb emergency room closures, doctor shortage

  • Jan 13, 2023
Dr. Sandra Okezue, MP Frank Caputo, Dr. Chibuikem Ofoegbu, and Mayor Merlin Blackwell visit at a celebration dinner last summer. The dinner was held for the physicians to celebrate a year where they faced incredible challenges including changes to how the medical clinic operates and staffing shortages at the hospital. See story page 6 and 7. (Shelley Sim photo)
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Clearwater makes strides to support economic development with grant, appointment for mayor

Merlin Blackwell was appointed to the ETSIBC Thompson-Okanagan Regional Advisory Committee

  • Jan 11, 2023
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The BC SPCA seized 15 dogs from a Cane Corso breeder in Clearwater Jan. 11. (BC SPCA photo)

13 severely emaciated Cane Corso dogs seized from breeder in Clearwater; BC SPCA investigating

Three of the dogs remain under intensive veterinary care due to their emaciated state, noted BC SPCA

The BC SPCA seized 15 dogs from a Cane Corso breeder in Clearwater Jan. 11. (BC SPCA photo)
Hettie Haynes (later Hettie Buck) takes a break from toboganning and snowshoeing while on a hill overlooking Brookfield Mall in Clearwater. After growing up in California, this was one of her first snowy winters. Photos submitted

Valley Voices: My first Christmas in Canada – Hettie Buck

A recollection of Christmas in Clearwater in 1971

  • Dec 25, 2022
Hettie Haynes (later Hettie Buck) takes a break from toboganning and snowshoeing while on a hill overlooking Brookfield Mall in Clearwater. After growing up in California, this was one of her first snowy winters. Photos submitted
The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library, in partnership with Riversong Guitars of Kamloops, has launched a free Ukulele Lending Program through all its branches. (Photo credit: TNRL file photo)

Free Ukulele Lending Program now available at all Thompson-Nicola libraries

Program is similar to wildly successful Guitar Lending Program launched earlier this year

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library, in partnership with Riversong Guitars of Kamloops, has launched a free Ukulele Lending Program through all its branches. (Photo credit: TNRL file photo)
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Weather-related crashes keep Clearwater RCMP busy

Weekly police report

  • Dec 16, 2022
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Kamloops Court House. (Kamloops This Week photo)

Clearwater woman convicted of manslaughter

Ashley Tschritter had been charged with second-degree murder of her husband

  • Dec 5, 2022
Kamloops Court House. (Kamloops This Week photo)
Member of the Clearwater Fire Department attend a fire Saturday, Dec. 3. (Zephram Tino photo - Clearwater Times)
Member of the Clearwater Fire Department attend a fire Saturday, Dec. 3. (Zephram Tino photo - Clearwater Times)
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RCMP attend crash after truck side-swiped on Highway 5

Police report for Nov. 22 to Nov. 27

  • Dec 2, 2022
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A file photo from 2020 when the Clearwater RCMP held its first Cram the Cruiser event. Since then the event has been a success in the community. ( file photo)

Clearwater RCMP gear up for annual Cram the Cruiser

Donations will go towards Clearwater’s food bank

A file photo from 2020 when the Clearwater RCMP held its first Cram the Cruiser event. Since then the event has been a success in the community. ( file photo)
A multi-vehicle collision has closed Highway 5 Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 30. (DriveBC map)
A multi-vehicle collision has closed Highway 5 Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 30. (DriveBC map)
A vehicle incident between Russell Street and Hanson Road has the southbound lane closed Wednesday morning, Nov. 30. (DriveBC image)

UPDATE: Highway 5 south reopened between Barriere and Louis Creek

A motor vehicle incident had closed the southbound lane

A vehicle incident between Russell Street and Hanson Road has the southbound lane closed Wednesday morning, Nov. 30. (DriveBC image)
Lead singer Peter Bodin of Peter & The Wolves Trio belts out a tune at a Clearwater Ski Hill fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 26. (Image courtesy of Camille, Earth & Bloom Photography)

Having fun for the sake of the Clearwater Ski Hill

Several ‘FUNdraising’ events are taking place

  • Nov 29, 2022
Lead singer Peter Bodin of Peter & The Wolves Trio belts out a tune at a Clearwater Ski Hill fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 26. (Image courtesy of Camille, Earth & Bloom Photography)
A snowfall warning has been issued Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the Cariboo, Chilcotin and North Thompson regions. Snow has begun falling lightly in Williams Lake Tuesday morning. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Snowfall warning issued for Cariboo, Chilcotin, North Thompson regions

Up to 10 cm of snow could fall beginning Tuesday evening and into Wednesday morning

A snowfall warning has been issued Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the Cariboo, Chilcotin and North Thompson regions. Snow has begun falling lightly in Williams Lake Tuesday morning. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Laura Olivier of Clearwater Tim Horton’s presents a cheque for $1,726.17 to Clearwater and District Food Bank vice chair Harry James (centre) and chair Margot Venema (right) recently. The funds were raised during the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Fundraiser. (Rosslen Kyla Senica photo)

Clearwater Food Bank predicts a challenging 2023

High inflation, rising food costs will see food bank change and substitute products

Laura Olivier of Clearwater Tim Horton’s presents a cheque for $1,726.17 to Clearwater and District Food Bank vice chair Harry James (centre) and chair Margot Venema (right) recently. The funds were raised during the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Fundraiser. (Rosslen Kyla Senica photo)