Kelly Sinoski

Clinton’s Zelia Chevalier. (Photo submitted).

Clinton women nominated each other for Jubilee Pin

Both were recognized for their volunteerism and work on the community’s seniors facility

Clinton’s Zelia Chevalier. (Photo submitted).
Al Boyce resigned from the Deka Lake & District Fire Hall after 26 years. (Photo submitted)

Deka Lake volunteer fire chief quits

Al Boyce has resigned amidst the ongoing dispute over the Deka Lake Fire Hall

Al Boyce resigned from the Deka Lake & District Fire Hall after 26 years. (Photo submitted)
Watch Lake looking from the dock area of one of the guest cabins at Watch Lake Lodge. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

OPINION: Heading off to greener pastures

Kelly Sinoski Past Deadline column

Watch Lake looking from the dock area of one of the guest cabins at Watch Lake Lodge. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The log shelter, built by Pete van Osch, and all facilities at Ruth Lake Park are maintained by the Forest Grove 94 Lions. (File photo)

Forest Grove Lions recruit members

Ten new people have joined the group, saving it from folding

The log shelter, built by Pete van Osch, and all facilities at Ruth Lake Park are maintained by the Forest Grove 94 Lions. (File photo)
Debbie Lynn, left, and Deanna Desjarlais were at the South Cariboo Farmer’s Market Friday to drum up support for organ donation in memory of Desjarlais’s son Cayden. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Mom honours son’s memory with pitch for organ donors

Deanna Desjarlais seeks donors at South Cariboo Farmer’s Market

Debbie Lynn, left, and Deanna Desjarlais were at the South Cariboo Farmer’s Market Friday to drum up support for organ donation in memory of Desjarlais’s son Cayden. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Local Clinton youth held a car wash last week to raise funds for a basketball court in the village. (Photo submitted)

Clinton youth fundraise for basketball court

Car wash raises $1,400

Local Clinton youth held a car wash last week to raise funds for a basketball court in the village. (Photo submitted)
B.C. Wildfire used controlled ignitions to fight the Flat Lake Wildfire that created a large plume of smoke visible from Exeter Road last August. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

BC Wildfire crews battle 11 wildfires in Cariboo Fire zone

The 43-hectare Chasm Lake fire classified as being held

B.C. Wildfire used controlled ignitions to fight the Flat Lake Wildfire that created a large plume of smoke visible from Exeter Road last August. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

Make hay while sun shines

David Zirnhelt column

Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Wildfire smoke above Deka Lake. (Kelly Sinoski photo-100 Mile Free Press)

UPDATE: wildfire northeast of Chasm Provincial Park grows to 43 hectares

BCWS asks public to be prepared for risk of wildfires as temperatures soar

Wildfire smoke above Deka Lake. (Kelly Sinoski photo-100 Mile Free Press)
The District of 100 Mile House office. (File photo)

Some Birch Avenue properties without water following watermain break

District of 100 Mile discovered the break overnight

The District of 100 Mile House office. (File photo)
Carl Archie drums on the shores of Green Lake to welcome participants in the Pulling Together Canoe journey last Wednesday, Aug. 20. The eight-day journey promotes healing, reconciliation, and respect for Indigenous host nations, as well as the sharing of Indigenous cultures. SEE related story A9. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Pulling Together journey gathers at Green Lake

The lake is the traditional summer gathering place for the Secwe̓pemc people

Carl Archie drums on the shores of Green Lake to welcome participants in the Pulling Together Canoe journey last Wednesday, Aug. 20. The eight-day journey promotes healing, reconciliation, and respect for Indigenous host nations, as well as the sharing of Indigenous cultures. SEE related story A9. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
The Watch Lake-Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department presents a $1,000 bursary to PSO grad Carmen Wilson. The money was provided from the department’s Firefighters’ Memorial Fund. (Photo submitted).

Firefighters award $1,000 bursary to PSO grad

Carmen Wilson received the money from the Firefighters’ Memorial Fund

The Watch Lake-Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department presents a $1,000 bursary to PSO grad Carmen Wilson. The money was provided from the department’s Firefighters’ Memorial Fund. (Photo submitted).
Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.

MP Frank Caputo makes rounds in South Cariboo

Caputo visited 100 Mile House earlier this week

Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
The 100 Mile District General Hospital’s emergency department will be closed overnight this weekend. (File photo)

100 Mile House ER to be closed overnight this weekend

Interior Health said closure is due to limited physician availability

The 100 Mile District General Hospital’s emergency department will be closed overnight this weekend. (File photo)
The Ashcroft emergency department is closed for the weekend of July 15-17. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

No ambulance available as Ashcroft resident goes into cardiac arrest

Mayor sounds the alarm as emergency department also closed

  • Jul 19, 2022
The Ashcroft emergency department is closed for the weekend of July 15-17. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

PAST DEADLINE: Wipe the slate clean of clutter, find joy

Kelly Sinoski’s column to the Free Press

A Canadian flag flies over Ashcroft. Photo credit: Ryan Lake
A Canadian flag flies over Ashcroft. Photo credit: Ryan Lake
Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

Dairy and Beef research part of the story for B.C.

RANCH MUSINGS: David Zirnhelt column

Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press.
Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press.
Lorna Janas has set up in 100 Mile House to buy fire morels from local pickers. The mushrooms tend to bloom a year after a wildfire. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Mushroom pickers scour local burns

Fire morels a hot commodity after wildfires

Lorna Janas has set up in 100 Mile House to buy fire morels from local pickers. The mushrooms tend to bloom a year after a wildfire. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)