Max Winkelman

Service clubs feel the impact of COVID-19

‘We are unable to do any fundraisers so it will definitely put a crimp in any community help’

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure wildfire-related expenditures down in 2019

Wildfire-related expenditures for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure were significantly down…

Green Lake shows community spirit on the ice at a safe distance

‘We advised everybody to keep good spacing’

Conservation Officer warns to reduce attractants

‘Spring is coming and bears have already been spotted’

B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16

‘Larger open burns pose an unnecessary risk and could detract from wildfire detection’

South Cariboo Farmers’ Market to operate with food vendors only

‘There will be no non-food vendors until further notice’

South Cariboo churches live stream services

‘The response has been awesome actually; people have been super positive’

South Cariboo small grocery stores respond to COVID-19

‘The community’s response is really good I think. We are appreciating that’

Still some things to be positive about

The weekly editorial for the 100 Mile Free Press

BC Wildfire Service changes training of new firefighter recruits due to COVID-19

‘The BC Wildfire Service will continue to hire staff, including firefighters’

BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations

Two BC SPCA donors have offered up to $65,000 in matching donations

Environment Canada puts out snowfall warning

Drive BC warns of compact snow

Clearwater RCMP look for missing Alberta man

Wayne Theriault was last believed to have been seen on March 24

Much of the Cariboo under open fire ban due to COVID-19

‘No new fires may be initiated and no additional material may be added to existing fires’

A few COVID-19 considerations

The weekly editorial for the 100 Mile Free Press

From the archives of the 100 Mile Free Press

30 YEARS AGO (1990): 100 Mile House’s downtown was set to undergo…

CMHA South Cariboo suggests reaching out to people who may be struggling

‘We all need to pitch in to take care of those around us’

Vehicle repair shop considered an essential service

‘We’re staying open to service BC Ambulance and anybody else, of course’

100 Mile Food Bank asks public for donations

Increased demand and less supply sees stocks low