Melissa Smalley

Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).

Cariboo Regional District directors to hold special meeting on vaccine policy

Board will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss recommendation to defer policy

Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).
The 100 Mile House RCMP arrested a man as part of a drug-impairment investigaion this past November, near 100 Mile Elementary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Drug expert focusing efforts in South Cariboo

100 Mile RCMP’s Sgt. Dave Savoy is Canada’s longest serving drug recognition expert

The 100 Mile House RCMP arrested a man as part of a drug-impairment investigaion this past November, near 100 Mile Elementary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Party hat and favors

New Years parties a thing of the past

Melissa Smalley reflects on celebrating New Years’ Eve with small children

Party hat and favors
Phase three of Blackstock Estates will be underway in the spring. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New Blackstock phase underway this spring

This marks the final phase of the successful project

Phase three of Blackstock Estates will be underway in the spring. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tony Ball was surprised to learn that his Bridge Lake property - home to a small 500 sq-ft. cabin - was assessed at close to 50 per cent more than it was last year. (Submitted photo)

Drastic jump in South Cariboo property values

An increase of up to 49 percent seen for some properties

Tony Ball was surprised to learn that his Bridge Lake property - home to a small 500 sq-ft. cabin - was assessed at close to 50 per cent more than it was last year. (Submitted photo)
Melonie Eva is the primary complainant in the human rights case against the owner of Spruce Hills Resort and Spa. File photo.

South Cariboo resort owner’s discrimination appeal dismissed

Kin Wa Chan, owner of Spruce Hills Resort, will have to pay out $173,000 to seven former employees

Melonie Eva is the primary complainant in the human rights case against the owner of Spruce Hills Resort and Spa. File photo.
Murray Helmer scrapes his driveway in 100 Mile House Tuesday morning during the polar vortex that swept across Western Canada this week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cold snap prompts outreach efforts

The South Cariboo experienced record-breaking freezing temperatures this week

Murray Helmer scrapes his driveway in 100 Mile House Tuesday morning during the polar vortex that swept across Western Canada this week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Technology and safety were the topics of a new information campaign launched last week. (Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye photo - submitted).

Tech safety information campaign launched

Do you know how to set parental controls on a tablet or…

Technology and safety were the topics of a new information campaign launched last week. (Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye photo - submitted).
RCMP are investigating a homicide in 70 Mile House. (File photo)

Homicide investigation underway in 70 Mile

Major crimes unit investigating after 52-year-old man died on Boxing Day

RCMP are investigating a homicide in 70 Mile House. (File photo)
Lori Fleming (left), with the help of Heather Wood and Santa, hand out gifts to random recipients outside of FreshCo Tuesday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Shoebox founder plants seeds of generosity

Lori Fleming active volunteer in 100 Mile community

Lori Fleming (left), with the help of Heather Wood and Santa, hand out gifts to random recipients outside of FreshCo Tuesday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Donna Barnett is involved in a new organization aimed at creating senior housing in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

District donates funds to new seniors’ housing group

100 Mile Senior Housing Society aims to address longstanding housing issue

Donna Barnett is involved in a new organization aimed at creating senior housing in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Smoke from the wildfire at the south end of Canim Lake Sunday, July 4. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Critical’ fire mitigation work planned for South Canim hillside

Efforts underway for area impacted by summer wildfire

Smoke from the wildfire at the south end of Canim Lake Sunday, July 4. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

No closures planned for 100 Mile District Hospital: Interior Health

Several health centres have seen temporary closures

Speed reader signs are coming to Lac La Hache. (Black Press photo)

Speed-reader signs coming to Lac La Hache

New signs hoped to be delivered within six weeks, barring supply chain issues

Speed reader signs are coming to Lac La Hache. (Black Press photo)
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

Community groups get grants-in-aid

CRD voted Dec. 10 to approve close to $25,000 in grant funding

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

ALC rejects bid for rental units at Buffalo Creek school

A proposal to develop more rental units at the former Buffalo Creek…

Canada Post mailboxes. (CP photo)

Security increased at 108 Mile post office

Alarms in place following parcel thefts

Canada Post mailboxes. (CP photo)
Interlakes Volunteer Firefighter Axel Hvidberg addresses a crowd of more than 50 people at the South Cariboo Theatre to discuss the CRD policy on vaccines. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Firefighters concerned about Cariboo Regional District vaccine mandate

Some volunteer firefighters speaking out about they call a “hasty” decision

Interlakes Volunteer Firefighter Axel Hvidberg addresses a crowd of more than 50 people at the South Cariboo Theatre to discuss the CRD policy on vaccines. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Melody Watkins, as Belle, rehearses the opening scene of Disney's Beauty and the Beast with supporting cast members. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PSO to perform Beauty and the Beast

Older students in the club were determined to tackle the play

Melody Watkins, as Belle, rehearses the opening scene of Disney's Beauty and the Beast with supporting cast members. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Members of the 100 Mile House Fire Rescue attend to a house fire on Scott Road early Sunday morning. (100 Mile Fire Rescue photo)

No injuries in early morning house fire

100 Mile House Fire Rescue respond to Scott Road blaze

Members of the 100 Mile House Fire Rescue attend to a house fire on Scott Road early Sunday morning. (100 Mile Fire Rescue photo)