Kelly Sinoski

A two-hectare fire is burning between Canim Lake and Hawkins Lake. (Photo submitted).

Homeowners urged to be cautious with outdoor burning

Multiple fires, tinder-dry conditions good reminders to be vigilant.

A two-hectare fire is burning between Canim Lake and Hawkins Lake. (Photo submitted).
Smoke rising from a slash pile near Canim-Hendrix Road on Tuesday, April 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Blaze on Canim-Hendrix Lake Road a false alarm

The smoke was coming from a legal under-control slash pile

Smoke rising from a slash pile near Canim-Hendrix Road on Tuesday, April 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
An RCMP cruiser flashes its light as it speeds up Highway 97. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Drivers stopped in joint operation, several offences investigated

The operation was organized by the local BC Highway Patrol traffic enforcement unit on April 17.

An RCMP cruiser flashes its light as it speeds up Highway 97. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)

CRD considers user-pay, other options to reduce waste

Regional district to seek public feedback before updating plan.

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)
An RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Two people arrested following fight in Lac La Hache

Man allegedly sprayed two victims with bear spray.

An RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Janice Maurice, president of the South Cariboo Museum Society, and vice-president Peter Brandle, hope to see the Clinton Museum reopen its doors this spring. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton Museum anticipated to reopen this year

Society board waiting to hear from province on health orders.

Janice Maurice, president of the South Cariboo Museum Society, and vice-president Peter Brandle, hope to see the Clinton Museum reopen its doors this spring. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).
Forest Grove Volunteer Fire Department urges residents to be cautious when burning debris right now. (File photo).

VIDEO: Residents reminded to be cautious with outdoor burning following back-to-back fires

Despite snow and frozen ground, grass and trees are ‘tinder dry,’ says Forest Grove VFD Fire Chief Shannon Wagner s

Forest Grove Volunteer Fire Department urges residents to be cautious when burning debris right now. (File photo).
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Forest Grove District Rod and Gun Club seeks to draw more families

We’re here to have fun”: former president Marshall Gaudreault

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Bobbi-Jo Dayman organizes the bookings and schedules for the Stan Halcro Agriplex. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Horsing around at the 100 Mile Agriplex

The Stan Halcro Agriplex is getting a lot of use this winter.

Bobbi-Jo Dayman organizes the bookings and schedules for the Stan Halcro Agriplex. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Chris Knight, from Prince George, shows off his 1933 Ford five-window Coupe in Centennial Park for Hot July Nights in 2018. (File photo)

Hot July Nights parked for another year

Hot July Nights Society cancels the annual event slated for July 16-18 due to pandemic.

Chris Knight, from Prince George, shows off his 1933 Ford five-window Coupe in Centennial Park for Hot July Nights in 2018. (File photo)
The BC Wildfire Service will help BC Parks conduct a controlled burn within the Churn Creek Protected Area sometime between April 14-19. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.

Prescribed ecosystem restoration burn set for Churn Creek area.

BC Wildfire Service crews will assist B.C. Parks in the burn, scheduled for this week.

The BC Wildfire Service will help BC Parks conduct a controlled burn within the Churn Creek Protected Area sometime between April 14-19. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

Cariboo-Chilcotin wins silver in fishing derby

Lorne Doerkson: MLA’s Corner

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Ken Jensen is launching a campaign to keep access to his audio library books. (Photo submitted).

White Cane Club president lobbies to preserve audio book access

Ken Jensen is urging others to send letters to federal government to preserve funding for CELA.

Ken Jensen is launching a campaign to keep access to his audio library books. (Photo submitted).
Sarah Smith is a bereavement worker with 100 Mile Hospice. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).

‘Grief never goes away’: Hospice seeks to add programs

Growing demand for bereavement services in the South Cariboo region.

Sarah Smith is a bereavement worker with 100 Mile Hospice. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).
Peter Skene Ogden Secondary. (File photo)

Peter Skene Ogden teacher charged in child exploitation case

100 Mile RCMP seeking assistance.

Peter Skene Ogden Secondary. (File photo)
Pat and Juanita Corbett were named Citizens of the Year by the 108 Mile Community Association. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Trail-blazers named 108 Mile Ranch Citizens of the Year

Pat and Juanita Corbett honoured.

Pat and Juanita Corbett were named Citizens of the Year by the 108 Mile Community Association. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
The Easter Bunny joins Ken Fryer, bacl left, in offering treats to Sylvia Price, Brenda Heine and Josie Sanford, who participated on foot in the 100 Mile House Wranglers drive-thru barbecue fundraiser at the South Cariboo Rec Centre Saturday, April 3.

Fans driven to support 100 Mile House Wranglers

More than 2,000 raised at drove-thru fundraiser

The Easter Bunny joins Ken Fryer, bacl left, in offering treats to Sylvia Price, Brenda Heine and Josie Sanford, who participated on foot in the 100 Mile House Wranglers drive-thru barbecue fundraiser at the South Cariboo Rec Centre Saturday, April 3.
Devon Wisdom enjoys his surprise 16th birthday party despite thieves stealing his bike. (Photo submitted).

Community offers help after thieves steal bike

The bike, a rebuilt Kona Joyride, was taken from the family’s shed.

Devon Wisdom enjoys his surprise 16th birthday party despite thieves stealing his bike. (Photo submitted).
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

Small-town spirit bright despite pandemic

This town never ceases to amaze me. It seems like whenever someone…

Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
RCMP arrest man for prohibited driving, other offences.

Bridge Lake man arrested for prohibited driving near Lone Butte

Police say more charges are pending after man stopped on Highway 24.

RCMP arrest man for prohibited driving, other offences.