Ashcroft

An evacuation order near Barnes Lake, issued due to the Tremont Creek wildfire on July 14, has been rescinded to an evacuation alert as of Aug. 20. (Photo credit: TNRD)

Some evacuation orders downgraded to alerts for Tremont Creek and Lytton Creek fires

Two properties near Barnes Lake, and 656 in Lower Nicola, now on alert instead of order

 

The Glossy Mountain/Tremont Creek wildfire near Barnes Lake east of Ashcroft, July 14, 2021. (Photo credit: Natasha Burgess)

Ashcroft, Cache Creek, and Highway 1 corridor to Savona on evacuation alert

Alerts are in response to wildfire activity throughout the region

 

From left: Eddy Schlosser, Jasmine Francis, Erica Rintoul, Megan Francis and Tiffany Peterson (with her daughter) Abigail and little Serenity Francis, front. (Photo submitted)

Clinton girl, 7, raises close to $2,000 in bannock sales for Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

Jasmine Francis, a member of the Skeetchestn Indian band, sold more than 400 bannock

 

The freed osprey keeps a wary eye on its rescuers after being deposited on its nest. (Photo credit: Greg Hiltz)

Hydro crew in Ashcroft gets osprey rescue call-out they won’t soon forget

Bird was tangled in baling wire hanging from a hydro pole, necessitating a tricky rescue

The freed osprey keeps a wary eye on its rescuers after being deposited on its nest. (Photo credit: Greg Hiltz)
RCMP cruiser, no date.

Threats against RCMP lead to high-risk situation in Ashcroft

Distraught man made threats directed at police, potentially had access to firearms

RCMP cruiser, no date.