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Frank Caputo of the federal Conservative Party. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Update: Conservatives maintain hold on Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo

Candidate Frank Caputo ahead of NDP by more than 9,000 votes to succeed Cathy McLeod

 

Jesse McCormick, Liberal

Liberal Party: Jesse McCormick

What will you do specifically for rural communities? I was raised in…

  • Sep 20, 2021

 

The Sparks Lake wildfire grew to the northeast over the weekend causing properties from Darfield to McLure, as well as the District of Barriere, to be on evacuation alert. (Screenshot / BC Wildfire Service dashboard)

Overnight rain in Interior welcomed, not enough to stop wildfire behaviour

Precipitation slowed down growth of fires and helped crews to manage and establish guards

The Sparks Lake wildfire grew to the northeast over the weekend causing properties from Darfield to McLure, as well as the District of Barriere, to be on evacuation alert. (Screenshot / BC Wildfire Service dashboard)
Sparks Lake wildfire on July 12, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)

Properties in TNRD, District of Barriere on evacuation alert due to Sparks Lake wildfire

The out-of-control wildfire is now estimated to be over 90,000 hectares

Sparks Lake wildfire on July 12, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)
(Razvan Dumitrasconiu / Unsplash)

Heat warning issued for North Thompson and 100 Mile regions

Daytime highs are expected to be in the mid-30s by Friday.

(Razvan Dumitrasconiu / Unsplash)
Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)

Mike Wiegele, Blue River heli-skiing industry legend, dies at age 82

“He had an unparalleled passion for skiing (and) was a fearless entrepreneur.”

Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)
North Thompson residents can expect smokey skies and hot temperatures this week, July 12 to 15. The skyline was smoky as seen from Adams Lake on Saturday, July 10. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)

North Thompson heads into ‘less aggressive’ heat wave, smoky skies to kick off work week

Clearwater and Barriere areas under heat warning, special air quality statement

North Thompson residents can expect smokey skies and hot temperatures this week, July 12 to 15. The skyline was smoky as seen from Adams Lake on Saturday, July 10. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)
The North Thompson is now under a severe thunderstorm warning. (Screenshot / Environment Canada)

UPDATE: North Thompson under severe thunderstorm warning

The earlier watch for interior regions was upgraded into a warning Wednesday afternoon.

The North Thompson is now under a severe thunderstorm warning. (Screenshot / Environment Canada)
Many areas in B.C. are under a heat warning, storm watch or air quality statement. (Screenshot / Environment Canada)

North Thompson Valley under severe thunderstorm watch

The area is also under a heat warning with an air quality statement.

Many areas in B.C. are under a heat warning, storm watch or air quality statement. (Screenshot / Environment Canada)
Storm clouds moved into the Cariboo region Tuesday night, setting the area up for a soaking throughout Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1. (David Fait photo)

North Thompson Valley under severe thunderstorm watch

The area is also under a heat warning with an air quality statement.

Storm clouds moved into the Cariboo region Tuesday night, setting the area up for a soaking throughout Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1. (David Fait photo)
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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for the North Thompson

Special weather statement follows warning of daytime highs of 29 to 38 C for the area

(Pixabay)
Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)

Hwy 5 Kamloops to Edmonton bus run delayed until May 20

Thompson Valley Charters delays start of new route to abide by BC Health travel advisory

Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)
Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)

Hwy 5 Kamloops to Edmonton bus run delayed until May 20

Thompson Valley Charters delays start of new route to abide by BC Health travel advisory

Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)
Carlos Sigurnjak went missing about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, according to a Facebook post by his family. (Facebook/Carlos Sigurnjak profile)

UPDATE: Clearwater RCMP find missing man from Kelowna

Sigurnjak was found just before 2 p.m. April 8 by a passerby.

Carlos Sigurnjak went missing about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, according to a Facebook post by his family. (Facebook/Carlos Sigurnjak profile)
The Thomas family. From l-r: Parker's mom, Krista, sister, Morgan, Parker, brother, Harris and dad, Scott. (YouTube video screenshot)

Clearwater’s Parker Thomas wants to be a YouTube star, and you can help

In just a few days, the video has been viewed over 5,500 times

The Thomas family. From l-r: Parker's mom, Krista, sister, Morgan, Parker, brother, Harris and dad, Scott. (YouTube video screenshot)
Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)

Bus from Kamloops to Edmonton coming through North Thompson starting May 3

Stops along the way will include Barriere, Clearwater, Blue River, and Valemount

Ian and Roger Nadeau are shown in front of one of their Thompson Valley Charters coaches. (TVC photo)
Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. (File photo)

MP Cathy McLeod not seeking re-election

After 12 years as MP, McLeod is looking to write a new chapter

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. (File photo)
Luke Lavigne of Clearwater is the 2020 recipient of the North Thompson Communities Foundation’s Donnie Nicholson Memorial Trades Bursary, and is shown here on Jan. 23 receiving the $1,500 cheque from NTCF treasurer Cheryl Thomas. (NTCF Facebook photo)

Clearwater’s Luke Lavigne awarded Donnie Nicholson Memorial Trades Bursary

Congratulations to Luke Lavigne of Clearwater, B.C., on the successful completion of…

Luke Lavigne of Clearwater is the 2020 recipient of the North Thompson Communities Foundation’s Donnie Nicholson Memorial Trades Bursary, and is shown here on Jan. 23 receiving the $1,500 cheque from NTCF treasurer Cheryl Thomas. (NTCF Facebook photo)