Max Winkelman

South Cariboo SAR manager optimistic despite absence of provincial funding announcement

‘Many, many teams are under the gun for finances’

CRD warns residents to prepare for spring snowmelt

‘It’s important that residents take steps now to be prepared’

Barnett calls on landowners to write Agriculture Minister over proposed ALR changes

‘If you’re a private landowner owning agricultural land, you basically have lost your rights’

Ministry offers more of the same

This week, once again, the Agricultural Land Reserve is in the news.…

Winter is war

It seems winter is finally coming to an end. I have somewhat…

Man dead after reports of shooting in 100 Mile

Incident is being investigated as a homicide

Controlled burns planned north of Horse Lake

Work expected to start March 11

Lukewarm leadership all around

Weekly editorial for the 100 Mile Free Press

Red Cross provides $86,785 to Loon Lake VFD

Money will be used to replace items destroyed in Elephant Hill wildfire

Alternate Forest Grove Telus tower sites being considered

‘There was a lot of opposition to the site at the fire hall’

Fire break work in South Cariboo

‘We’re trying to keep it shaded so it keeps the forest floor a little [moist]’

CRD to replace 14 fire trucks before 2023

Replacements scheduled for Lone Butte, Forest Grove and Kersley VFDs

100 Mile to be debt free by July, says mayor

‘We’re in good shape. Probably in better shape than pretty well most communities in B.C.’

Bath time danger

A weekly family column for the 100 Mile Free Press

Family bingo back in Deka Lake

Diana Forster’s regular correspondence for the Deka Lake area

Loon Lake Road mom gives birth on side of Highway 97

“It did really help us knowing the ambulance was at least on its way”

A budget should be a budget, not a PR document

The weekly editorial for the 100 Mile Free Press

From the archives of the 100 Mile House Free Press

36 Years Ago (1983): Although the details hadn’t been worked out yet,…

Get drawn in by nature at Parkside

“I always thought ‘I want to weave’ but I was never into fabrics”

Emergency services attend incident on Hwy 97

Incident occurred just north of the 108