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The artwork on display at Parkside Art Gallery during the month of February. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Community art show captures winter in the Cariboo

‘I think the submissions are marvellous’

The artwork on display at Parkside Art Gallery during the month of February. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Ian Steeksma and brother Colin Steeksma of Dutch Courage will be performing on Feb. 14 at the Interlakes Community Centre for the annual Valentine’s Day dinner and dance. (File photo)

Valentine’s Day in the South Cariboo

Not sure what to do for Valentine’s Day? That’s okay, we have…

Ian Steeksma and brother Colin Steeksma of Dutch Courage will be performing on Feb. 14 at the Interlakes Community Centre for the annual Valentine’s Day dinner and dance. (File photo)
Norman Foote spent a morning rehearsing with 100 Mile Elementary students for a concert at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School on Jan. 31. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Elementary students celebrate a week of music with concert

‘It was a very fun week and positive energy filled the hallways of 100 Mile Elementary’

Norman Foote spent a morning rehearsing with 100 Mile Elementary students for a concert at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School on Jan. 31. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Diaries of a City Kid: What’s so special about the Super Bowl anyway?

Diaries of a City Kid: What’s so special about the Super Bowl anyway?

The best part of the Super Bowl is not the game, not…

Diaries of a City Kid: What’s so special about the Super Bowl anyway?
Sheridan Manor was acquired by the province in December but no new housing was added. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Not enough affordable housing in 100 Mile, says community service workers

‘There are times when we have to tell people ‘no’ because there is nothing available’

Sheridan Manor was acquired by the province in December but no new housing was added. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Members of the 100 Mile House & District Blind and Visually Impaired White Cane Club can be seen working on Sundays at Cedar Crest Thrift Store. The collaboration works as a social platform to raise awareness to challenges among blind and visually impaired individuals. (File photo)

White Cane Week shines light on vision loss, blindness.

‘It comes down to helping educate the general population’

Members of the 100 Mile House & District Blind and Visually Impaired White Cane Club can be seen working on Sundays at Cedar Crest Thrift Store. The collaboration works as a social platform to raise awareness to challenges among blind and visually impaired individuals. (File photo)
From the Archives of the 100 Mile Free Press

From the Archives of the 100 Mile Free Press

23 YEARS AGO (1997): According to Cariboo Medical Health Officer, Dr. Larry…

From the Archives of the 100 Mile Free Press
Who do you think deserves citizen of the year and why?

Who do you think deserves citizen of the year and why?

Lynda Lipsett 100 Mile House “Donna Barnett, she has been so instrumental…

Who do you think deserves citizen of the year and why?
Break and enter leads to stolen paraphernalia and $2,500 in damage

Break and enter leads to stolen paraphernalia and $2,500 in damage

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 143 complaints and calls for service

Break and enter leads to stolen paraphernalia and $2,500 in damage
Forest Grove artist Neil Pinkett hangs up his work to be displayed inside the South Cariboo Business Centre for the month of February. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Art by Neil Pinkett on display inside the South Cariboo Business Centre

‘It reaches a different group of people and that’s a good thing’

Forest Grove artist Neil Pinkett hangs up his work to be displayed inside the South Cariboo Business Centre for the month of February. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
MCpl. Klassen (left) and Cpl. Scarpino (right) drop sandbags to be sold at the 100 Mile House 7-11. (Sue Fryer - submitted)

South Cariboo cadets sell sandbags to support program

‘We raise the money to be able to do the supplemental things for our cadets’

MCpl. Klassen (left) and Cpl. Scarpino (right) drop sandbags to be sold at the 100 Mile House 7-11. (Sue Fryer - submitted)
Grade 12 Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School student Amy Baechmann. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Community Spirit: Amy Baechmann

Volunteering the way into a career helping animals

Grade 12 Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School student Amy Baechmann. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile Nordics mascot Foxy Moonbeam and Craig Davidiuk pose for a photo during eighth annual High Tea event on Jan. 25. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

High Tea proceeds go to Australia Wildfire Relief

‘I think we all have deep empathy for what’s going on in Australia’

100 Mile Nordics mascot Foxy Moonbeam and Craig Davidiuk pose for a photo during eighth annual High Tea event on Jan. 25. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
South Cariboo Business Excellence Awards 2019. (File photo)

Nominations open for South Cariboo Business Excellence Awards

Nominations are open until Feb. 7

South Cariboo Business Excellence Awards 2019. (File photo)
Norman Foote will be performing with 100 Mile Elementary students inside the Peter Skene Ogden gymnasium on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

100 Mile Elementary students set to take the stage with award-winning musician

The show begins at 7 p.m. on Jan. 31 at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School

Norman Foote will be performing with 100 Mile Elementary students inside the Peter Skene Ogden gymnasium on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)
How often do you read the news and where do you get it from?

How often do you read the news and where do you get it from?

Mikayla Glen 100 Mile House “I read the news probably once a…

How often do you read the news and where do you get it from?
Diaries of a City Kid: Siblings

Diaries of a City Kid: Siblings

As a child, I didn’t follow in my sisters’ footsteps, I ran…

Diaries of a City Kid: Siblings
Cody Wooden and Kaylei Jacobson were among the first to hit the dance floor at the PSO Winter Formal Dance on Jan. 21. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Peter Skene Ogden students let loose during annual Winter Formal

‘We are going to be remodelling the courtyards’

Cody Wooden and Kaylei Jacobson were among the first to hit the dance floor at the PSO Winter Formal Dance on Jan. 21. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Katrina Wetzig of the 100 Mile House and District Figure Skating Club. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Athlete in Focus: Katharina Wetzig

Dedication to figure skating isn’t something 14-year-old Katharina Wetzig has questioned. Each…

Katrina Wetzig of the 100 Mile House and District Figure Skating Club. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Jemma McLelland plays Ode to Joy by Beethoven during the 100 Mile Festival of the Arts recital on Jan. 19. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Young performers offer a glimpse of what to expect for upcoming 100 Mile Festival of the Arts

Young performers showcased their talent through song, music and speech inside the…

Jemma McLelland plays Ode to Joy by Beethoven during the 100 Mile Festival of the Arts recital on Jan. 19. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)