Our Town

Village Briefs Apr. 3

An overview of The Village of Harrison Hot Springs council meeting for Apr. 3

District of Kent council briefs Mar. 13

The latest happenings at district hall for the District of Kent

District of Kent council chambers. Mayor and council.

District of Kent council briefs Feb. 27

Mayor and council deliberate over district concerns in council chambers

Mayor and council in The Village of Harrison Hot Springs deliberate as to the fate of the boat launch facility parking fee.

Fate of boat launch parking fee to be determined

Mayor and council in The Village of Harrison Hot Springs deliberate over hiking the parking fee at the boat launch facility

Mayor and council in The Village of Harrison Hot Springs deliberate as to the fate of the boat launch facility parking fee.
The CRA tax scam appears to have stopped - at least for now.

Raid on call centre in India puts brakes on CRA tax scam

Experts are wondering if the scheme is permanently stopped, or if it will resume again when the heat dies down.

The CRA tax scam appears to have stopped - at least for now.
Highway 1 is closed to all traffic northeast of Spences Bridge due to an accident just before 10 a.m. Thursday.

Highway 1 closed to all traffic at Spences Bridge

An accident early Thursday morning has closed the highway until further notice.

Highway 1 is closed to all traffic northeast of Spences Bridge due to an accident just before 10 a.m. Thursday.
Many drivers think it’s okay to use their phone when stopped in traffic; but a hefty fine awaits you if police catch you doing it. Enforcement of distracted driving laws will be stepped up throughout September.

Police to crack down on distracted driving

It is not just a "young people" problem, and it involves more than just phones (which you shouldn't use when stopped in traffic)

Many drivers think it’s okay to use their phone when stopped in traffic; but a hefty fine awaits you if police catch you doing it. Enforcement of distracted driving laws will be stepped up throughout September.
Thirty special “Time to Explore” geocoins have been created for this year’s event.

Gold Country geocaching event a time to explore

The fourth annual event, on the Labour Day weekend, has a night cache, a Munzee walk, and the chance to win one of 30 limited edition coins.

Thirty special “Time to Explore” geocoins have been created for this year’s event.
The always-popular entertainer Filetta Fish will be back at the Ashcroft and District Fall Fair on September 11.

Ashcroft fall fair promises plenty of fun

With entertainment, food, vendors, and more than $2,000 in prizes, this year's fair - now with free admission - is better than ever.

The always-popular entertainer Filetta Fish will be back at the Ashcroft and District Fall Fair on September 11.
Mavourneen Varcoe-Ryan and Jim Ryan play a set at Desert Daze.

Desert Daze returns to Spences Bridge for seventh great year

The community and a dedicated group of volunteers are getting ready to host the little festival that could.

Mavourneen Varcoe-Ryan and Jim Ryan play a set at Desert Daze.