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Cat Armitage with her late Jack Russell, Jeffrey in Merritt last fall where she was designing the Mountain Trail courses for Canoa Farms. (Photo submitted)

Making a career out of horsing around

As far back as Cat Armitage can remember, horses have been her passion

Cat Armitage with her late Jack Russell, Jeffrey in Merritt last fall where she was designing the Mountain Trail courses for Canoa Farms. (Photo submitted)
Thomas Ilnicki rides at the Riske Creek Little Britches Rodeo. (Photo submitted)

Little Britches Rodeo back in 100 Mile

Dust off your cowboy boots and head to the Little Britches Rodeo this weekend

Thomas Ilnicki rides at the Riske Creek Little Britches Rodeo. (Photo submitted)
100 Mile n Hour U13 Boys Softball Team (Photo submitted)

100 Mile N’ Hour U13 come back to win gold

100 Mile N’ Hour U13 took on nine teams to win the provincial boy’s softball championship in Merritt in July

100 Mile n Hour U13 Boys Softball Team (Photo submitted)
The Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department has been aiding BC Wildfire on the Flat Lake fire. (WLNGL photo -submitted).

Dry hydrants installed at 83 Mile

The hydrants will provide a fast and accessible water source to fight fires

The Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department has been aiding BC Wildfire on the Flat Lake fire. (WLNGL photo -submitted).
Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Shorty Horn Hall (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press

Watch Lake – North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department open house

Recruitment drive held at Shorty Horn Firehall last weekend.

Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Shorty Horn Hall (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press
The sisters (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Sisters Thrift Shoppe makes connections

Sisters Karen Robertson and Kim Watson are the creative force behind store in 108 Ranch

The sisters (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tennyson King - Live 2 (Photo Dan Hosh)

Tennyson King performs at Parks Alive Summer Music tonight, Aug, 12

King is excited to check out 100 Mile House

Tennyson King - Live 2 (Photo Dan Hosh)
Jerry Boscariol, front, with his 2 lb-2 oz Kokanee and his son Avery. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Fishing Derby nets success

The scorching summer sun beating down did little to dim the enthusiasm of competitors at the Sulphurous and Hathaway Lakes Fishing Derby on the weekend.

Jerry Boscariol, front, with his 2 lb-2 oz Kokanee and his son Avery. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
30th Annual Interlakes Rodeo. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Hundreds off to the Interlakes Rodeo

Hundreds endure extreme heat to attend the 30th Annual rodeo

30th Annual Interlakes Rodeo. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Weston Slater shows off his cowboy skills.(Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Lone Butte Rocks wows the crowds

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Weston Slater shows off his cowboy skills.(Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Steve Tarjan paints some pinstripes onto a vintage car during Hot July Nights in 100 Mile House this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Pinstriping classic cars a fine art

Steve Tarjan showcased his skills at Hot July Nights

Steve Tarjan paints some pinstripes onto a vintage car during Hot July Nights in 100 Mile House this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Des Rees, Chapter Director, Chapter AB-B from Sherwood Park near Edmonton. He and his wife came for the final ride before the GWRRA disbands this month. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Gold Wing Riders disband, ride into the sunset

The Gold Wing Road Riders Association rolled into town last Friday one last time

Des Rees, Chapter Director, Chapter AB-B from Sherwood Park near Edmonton. He and his wife came for the final ride before the GWRRA disbands this month. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Parks Alive Summer Music series in Centenntial Park (Photo submitted)

Making music in the park

Parks Alive Summer Music series at Centennial Park from July 22 to Aug. 26.

Parks Alive Summer Music series in Centenntial Park (Photo submitted)
Watch Lake Ranch, Watch Lake, B.C. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

The long weekend is going to be hot

B.C. Day is this weekend and if you don’t already have a…

Watch Lake Ranch, Watch Lake, B.C. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The old Marmot Ridge Golf course in 100 Mile House. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Veterinarian seeks to occupy Marmot Ridge property

Former Marmot Ridge Golf Course may be resurrected as vet clinic if rezoning application approved

The old Marmot Ridge Golf course in 100 Mile House. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Two of the new e-bikes now available for tours around 100 Mile House. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Ready to ride: 100 Mile offers e-bike tours

Program at 100 Mile House Visitor Centre attracting interest

Two of the new e-bikes now available for tours around 100 Mile House. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The District of 100 Mile House office. (File photo)

Cooling stations opened ahead of heat wave

The station will be open from Wednesday to Saturday, when temperatures are expected to rise

The District of 100 Mile House office. (File photo)
Julie Gilmore, manager of the South Cariboo Visitor Centre, shows off two of the new e-bikes now available for tours around 100 Mile House. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Ready to ride: 100 Mile offers e-bike tours

Program at 100 Mile House Visitor Centre attracting interest

Julie Gilmore, manager of the South Cariboo Visitor Centre, shows off two of the new e-bikes now available for tours around 100 Mile House. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Mary Carter at a meeting of the Lone Butte Historical Association (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Born a volunteer’: Lone Butte’s Mary Carter

Not even a double hip replacement can stop Mary Carter from volunteering

Mary Carter at a meeting of the Lone Butte Historical Association (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Back row l-r: Norm Cullick, Bonnie Norm Collick, Bonnie Linkewich, Kathy Honour, Jane Reti, Dennis Hunter, Johann Miller, Maureen Olson and Susan Fryer. Front row l-r: Ken Kirk, Ken Miller and Hank Pelland. Centre front: Bob Harnett (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Bus drivers roll out the memories

Several retired SD27 bus drivers got together to remember the good old days

Back row l-r: Norm Cullick, Bonnie Norm Collick, Bonnie Linkewich, Kathy Honour, Jane Reti, Dennis Hunter, Johann Miller, Maureen Olson and Susan Fryer. Front row l-r: Ken Kirk, Ken Miller and Hank Pelland. Centre front: Bob Harnett (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)