Melissa Smalley

Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye presents her workshop on virtual book clubs at the Decoda Literacy Conference in Richmond May 6. (Submitted photo)

Cariboo online book club ‘unique’

Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye shares secrets to success at provincial conference

Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye presents her workshop on virtual book clubs at the Decoda Literacy Conference in Richmond May 6. (Submitted photo)
Lisa De Paoli, who sits on the board of the South Cariboo Community Enhancement Foundation, has started a local campaign to make quilts for residential school survivors. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Quilts for Survivors ‘made with love’

Volunteer said secret to giving back is doing something you love

Lisa De Paoli, who sits on the board of the South Cariboo Community Enhancement Foundation, has started a local campaign to make quilts for residential school survivors. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Peter Jarvis, a director with the South Cariboo Sustainability Society, at the 100 Mile House community garden. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Public compost accepted at community garden

Vegetables and fruit waste from the community will now be accepted

Peter Jarvis, a director with the South Cariboo Sustainability Society, at the 100 Mile House community garden. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tracy Haddow, executive director of the 100 Mile District Hospice Palliative Care Society, attended the 2022 South Cariboo Women’s Fair to promote Hospice Awareness Month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Full slate of events for Hospice Awareness Month

Friends of Hospice program in need of new members

Tracy Haddow, executive director of the 100 Mile District Hospice Palliative Care Society, attended the 2022 South Cariboo Women’s Fair to promote Hospice Awareness Month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).

Deka Lake fire hall off-limits to community

The Cariboo Regional District abandons plans to investigate dual-use options

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).
Louise Scott volunteers for Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy’s English language programs. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘It takes a village’: volunteer gives back

Louise Scott a key volunteer for the Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy

Louise Scott volunteers for Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy’s English language programs. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Officials are warning about several wild birds found dead - including bald eagles - that have tested positive for avian flu. (Black Press file photo)

Avian flu confirmed in bald eagle found in Lac la Hache

Several wild birds across the province tested positive for H5N1 virus

Officials are warning about several wild birds found dead - including bald eagles - that have tested positive for avian flu. (Black Press file photo)
Artwork by Jadyn Monical. (Submitted photo)

Students use art to tackle racism

The fourth annual Raven Youth Art Show kicked off this week

Artwork by Jadyn Monical. (Submitted photo)
Big Rock Ranch’s stall was a popular stop for those looking for fresh local produce at the South Cariboo Farmers Market last year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Farmers Market back at rec centre

Board of south South Cariboo Farmers’ Market had difficulty finding a location

Big Rock Ranch’s stall was a popular stop for those looking for fresh local produce at the South Cariboo Farmers Market last year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Sarah Smith with her cat, Bumpers, who was found dead last week. (Submitted photo)

Owner believes dead pet victim of cat trapper

Sarah Smith’s cat Bumpers was found dead and her other cat Gizmo is missing

Sarah Smith with her cat, Bumpers, who was found dead last week. (Submitted photo)
Consultant Jerome Lengkeek presents the South Cariboo Housing Needs Assessment to District of 100 Mile House council April 21. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Barely enough space’ for local seniors

South Cariboo Housing Needs Assessment points to dire housing shortage

Consultant Jerome Lengkeek presents the South Cariboo Housing Needs Assessment to District of 100 Mile House council April 21. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Goalie Bob Nelson gets ready to stop a shot by James Seeley in Oldtimers Hockey Monday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Recreation fee options on the table in South Cariboo

New options are considered as the CRD prepares to renew the recreation fee bylaw

Goalie Bob Nelson gets ready to stop a shot by James Seeley in Oldtimers Hockey Monday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Poultry owners - commercial and recreational - are being warned to take precautions to help mitigate an avian flu outbreak in B.C. (Submitted photo)

Protect flocks against avian flu

A confirmed outbreak of avian flu (H5N1) has been detected in the Okanagan

Poultry owners - commercial and recreational - are being warned to take precautions to help mitigate an avian flu outbreak in B.C. (Submitted photo)
The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.

Electoral boundary review underway

Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North could be amalgamated into one

The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.
Melissa Smalley joins the 100 Mile Free Press (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Tales of the not-so-happy campers

It’s that magical time of year when winter is about to become…

Melissa Smalley joins the 100 Mile Free Press (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Melody Watkins, who plays the lead role of Belle, sings an opening number of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Beauty and the Beast hits the stage in 100 Mile House

PSO production runs this week, starting tonight, April 19

Melody Watkins, who plays the lead role of Belle, sings an opening number of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile RCMP, Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance respond to an incident at A&W Monday morning. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

Woman arrested after brandishing gun at 100 Mile A&W

Police said minor injuries were sustained by all parties involved

100 Mile RCMP, Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance respond to an incident at A&W Monday morning. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
Donna Barnett is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year

The award is handed out annually by the South Cariboo Chamber of Commerce

Donna Barnett is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The District of 100 Mile House office. (File photo)

Concerns raised over multi-lot development in 100 Mile

Several people spoke at public hearing Tuesday

The District of 100 Mile House office. (File photo)
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip waved goodbye to the crowd at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C. on Tuesday, October 8, 2002. (CP PHOTO/Richard Lam)

Nominations sought for platinum jubilee awards

MP Frank Caputo (Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo) is looking to award 70 residents with pins

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip waved goodbye to the crowd at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C. on Tuesday, October 8, 2002. (CP PHOTO/Richard Lam)