Monthly Archives: August 2012

Roots and Blues 2012

Some favourite photos from this year’s festival here

Cherine

 

Monashee Park 50 years old

 

Fifty years ago, Shuswap’s largest protected area, Monashee Provincial Park, was established thanks to the efforts of a number of local conservationists.  Nearly 200 people celebrated the park’s anniversary on June 1st at the Cherryville Hall with an open house and exhibits followed by speakers, including BC Parks staff and local MLA Eric Foster, and a giant birthday cake. The Cherryville Historical Society, who sold commemorative posters to raise funds to promote a proposed expansion of the park, sponsored the event.

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