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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.
The Tribune had some young and very excited Art Walkers Monday. Brothers Wilson Wedel

Brothers enjoy art walk

Ever since the Art Walk kickoff two weeks ago, many people have been taking in the venues, including youngsters.

  • Aug 16, 2016
The Tribune had some young and very excited Art Walkers Monday. Brothers Wilson Wedel
Local musician Al Gibbons (left) with Wayne Lucier

Foot stomp’n jamboree

Local musicians Al Giddons and Wayne Lucier part of the lineup at last weekend's Métis Jamboree in McLeese Lake.

  • Aug 16, 2016
Local musician Al Gibbons (left) with Wayne Lucier
Hands-on demonstration

Hands-on demonstration

Joan Beck with the Cariboo Potter’s Guild provided hands-on demonstrations for the museum's 25th anniversary.

  • Aug 11, 2016
Hands-on demonstration
Heritage on display

Heritage on display

Louise Hoyrup (from left), Chris Donaldson, Nancy Thomson, Mackenzie Howse and Audrey Dye volunteered.

  • Aug 11, 2016
Heritage on display
The Big Squeeze

The Big Squeeze

Siblings Abbi (left) and Benn Taylor man The Big Squeeze lemonade stand at Taylor Made Cakes and Sweets Friday, Aug. 5.

  • Aug 11, 2016
The Big Squeeze
Ashcroft RCMP are looking for this pick-up truck

Jeep, truck, trailer with Oregon plates stolen in Cache Creek

Vehicles spotted in central, northeast B.C. since being stolen Tuesday

  • Aug 5, 2016
Ashcroft RCMP are looking for this pick-up truck
Slipping and sliding

Slipping and sliding

Local youths enjoy a slip and slide event held at Boitanio Park.

  • Aug 4, 2016
Slipping and sliding
Game Warden Cabin dedicated

Game Warden Cabin dedicated

On Aug. 1, there was a dedication of the old Stobie Lake Game Warden Cabin.

  • Aug 4, 2016
Game Warden Cabin dedicated
Early pack train being readied at 150 mile house.

Haphazard History: 150 Mile House early economic hub

In the early summer of 1859, Thomas W. Davidson, a miner from Montecristo, California was transporting goods to Fort Alexandria.

Early pack train being readied at 150 mile house.
Mission RCMP have released a reminder that catching some “creatures” will net drivers a hefty fine.

Pokémon stop: be careful out there while playing

The wildly popular new game is a lot of fun; but there are real-life hazards attached to it.

Mission RCMP have released a reminder that catching some “creatures” will net drivers a hefty fine.
Eagle eyes

Eagle eyes

An eagle perches on a tree along South Lakeside Drive Thursday morning.

  • Jul 28, 2016
Eagle eyes
Stampede Queen participates in Billy Barker Days

Stampede Queen participates in Billy Barker Days

Williams Lake Stampede Queen Cheyenne Shoults rides during the Billy Barker Days Parade in Quesnel on Sunday.

  • Jul 21, 2016
Stampede Queen participates in Billy Barker Days
Where have all the flowers gone?

Where have all the flowers gone?

A young buck snacks on some flowers in a backyard at the Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club recently.

  • Jul 21, 2016
Where have all the flowers gone?

Grad DVDs ready for pick up at Cariboo Bowling Lanes

Lake City Secondary School students looking to pick up their free DVD keepsake of their graduation ceremony and Dry Grad Parade.

  • Jul 15, 2016
Coming in for a landing

Coming in for a landing

A group of pelicans seen from the causeway at Scout Island Wednesday evening in Williams Lake.

  • Jul 14, 2016
Coming in for a landing
Taking in the sights

Taking in the sights

Richard Jones and Liz Glazier of Pyper Lake, near Chilanko Forks, watch Friday evening’s mountain race.

  • Jul 7, 2016
Taking in the sights
The first automobile fatality in the Cariboo occurred in 1911.

Haphazard History: The Cariboo’s first vehicle fatality

By 1910, the B.C. Express Co. had replaced its horse drawn passenger stagecoaches with motorized vehicles.

The first automobile fatality in the Cariboo occurred in 1911.
School’s out for summer

School’s out for summer

Sacred Heart Catholic School student Kayden Trott, 6, enjoys his turn on the slip and slide as his school celebrates its final week.

  • Jun 29, 2016
School’s out for summer
Bingo!

Bingo!

Barb Huston checks her bingo card during the Stampede Queen Contest fashion show, impromptu question and speech portion of the contest.

  • Jun 29, 2016
Bingo!