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We asked South Cariboo students some important Christmas questions

We asked South Cariboo students some important Christmas questions

How do your presents get delivered? How many cookies are in Santa’s…

We asked South Cariboo students some important Christmas questions
What’s one of your favourite Christmas memories?

What’s one of your favourite Christmas memories?

Roger Hollander, Fire Chief 100 Mile Fire and Rescue “My wife and…

What’s one of your favourite Christmas memories?
From the Free Press Archives

From the Free Press Archives

29 Years Ago (1990): The 1991 budget for the Cariboo Regional District…

From the Free Press Archives
Santa Claus made his final appearance in the South Cariboo during the Skate with Santa event at the South Cariboo Recreation Centre on Dec. 22. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Residents skate with Santa in the South Cariboo

‘I went to fast, I loved it’

Santa Claus made his final appearance in the South Cariboo during the Skate with Santa event at the South Cariboo Recreation Centre on Dec. 22. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Diaries of a City Kid: The Holidays

Diaries of a City Kid: The Holidays

As the weather gets colder and darker for longer, I get grouchier.…

Diaries of a City Kid: The Holidays
Grade 1 student Athena Kada performs during the annual Christmas Concert at Forest Grove Elementary on Dec. 18. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Local elementary schools showcase talent in annual Christmas concerts

Local elementary schools were spreading holiday cheer as annual Christmas concerts took…

Grade 1 student Athena Kada performs during the annual Christmas Concert at Forest Grove Elementary on Dec. 18. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Bill Hamilton (left) was presented a life membership to the International Lions Association by Donna White, president of the 108 Lions Club. (Submitted photo)

108 Lions member acknowledged for years of community volunteering

‘It nice to be recognized like that’

Bill Hamilton (left) was presented a life membership to the International Lions Association by Donna White, president of the 108 Lions Club. (Submitted photo)
100 Mile residents can enjoy a particularly good view of the International Space Station in coming days. (File photo)

NASA’s International Space Station can be seen over 100 Mile

The ISS can be spotted from Dec. 23 to Dec. 31.

100 Mile residents can enjoy a particularly good view of the International Space Station in coming days. (File photo)
The Gifts for Seniors group made rounds to various senior residences in 100 Mile and surprised them with gifts and Christmas carols on Dec 13. (Sue Fryer - Submitted)

100 Mile residents surprise seniors with gifts for Christmas

‘We thought we would do something for the seniors’

The Gifts for Seniors group made rounds to various senior residences in 100 Mile and surprised them with gifts and Christmas carols on Dec 13. (Sue Fryer - Submitted)
What is your favourite part about the holidays?

What is your favourite part about the holidays?

Trinity Pennock 100 Mile House “For me it would be spending time…

What is your favourite part about the holidays?
Wyatt Payette (left), Elliot Pugh and Greyson Stewart enjoyed their turkey lunch at Mile 108 Elementary on Wednesday, Dec. 11. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Mile 108 Elementary students treated to a holiday feast

‘We want to make sure every student has a chance to have a turkey dinner’

Wyatt Payette (left), Elliot Pugh and Greyson Stewart enjoyed their turkey lunch at Mile 108 Elementary on Wednesday, Dec. 11. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
The toys up for grabs at the Hungry Bear Diner in Lac la Hache. (Submitted)

Christmas spirit at a truck stop in Lac la Hache

‘We would like to give back to the community’

The toys up for grabs at the Hungry Bear Diner in Lac la Hache. (Submitted)
Ryleigh Cavanah, Nicole Bissat and Kimberly Vance Lundsbye handpicked the winners for the Canadian Mental Health Association raffle on Dec. 16. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

South Cariboo CMHA raffle raises $5,726

The sound of paper rustling flooded the front reception of the Canadian…

Ryleigh Cavanah, Nicole Bissat and Kimberly Vance Lundsbye handpicked the winners for the Canadian Mental Health Association raffle on Dec. 16. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
The RCMP station in 100 Mile House. File photo.

Local drivers continue to pass stopped school buses

The 100 Mile House RCMP responded to 60 calls for service during…

The RCMP station in 100 Mile House. File photo.
Owner of Sweet Lavations, Alaina Lipsett is competing for a spot in the top finalists for the 17th Annual BC Small Business Awards being held in Vancouver. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)                                 Owner of Sweet Lavations, Alaina Lipsett is competing for a spot in the top-finalists for the 17th Annual BC Small Business Awards being held in Vancouver. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

South Cariboo businesses in the running for Small Business BC awards

Winners will be announced in Vancouver on Feb. 21

Owner of Sweet Lavations, Alaina Lipsett is competing for a spot in the top finalists for the 17th Annual BC Small Business Awards being held in Vancouver. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)                                 Owner of Sweet Lavations, Alaina Lipsett is competing for a spot in the top-finalists for the 17th Annual BC Small Business Awards being held in Vancouver. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
The local food bank is expecting to receive over 350 applications during the holiday season (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Local grocery store teams up with food bank for annual toy drive

‘We had no idea about the toys - it was a shock to us’

The local food bank is expecting to receive over 350 applications during the holiday season (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
One of the new signs on the kids’ Adventure Trail which was just installed. (Submitted photo)

100 Mile Nordics to celebrate all things light

‘We put a lot of creativity into this event’

One of the new signs on the kids’ Adventure Trail which was just installed. (Submitted photo)
100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall weighs in on 2019

100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall weighs in on 2019

Mayor Mitch Campsall is weighing in on the year for the District…

100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall weighs in on 2019
The District of 100 Mile Food Bank handed out approximately 200 Christmas hampers within the first three hours of operation on Dec. 17. Danny Williams, a food bank volunteer is pictured filling more hampers for the second wave of residents. See page A2. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House food bank hands out hundreds of hampers

‘It feels really good to be able to do this’

The District of 100 Mile Food Bank handed out approximately 200 Christmas hampers within the first three hours of operation on Dec. 17. Danny Williams, a food bank volunteer is pictured filling more hampers for the second wave of residents. See page A2. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Sheridan Manor in 100 Mile House (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Province provides $2.9 million to secure affordable housing

‘We are taking action to protect these homes for people in 100 Mile House’

Sheridan Manor in 100 Mile House (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)