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Community Transition Teams continue efforts in supporting the community following mill closures. (File Photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Community transition teams continue ongoing efforts to support local residents

Community transition teams are continuing to work on supports for those impacted…

Community Transition Teams continue efforts in supporting the community following mill closures. (File Photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Roger Stratton (left), Ravi Kahlon, Margo Wagner, Mayor Mitch Campsall and Falko Kadenbach are pictured following the funding announcement in 100 Mile House on Dec. 2. (Max Winkelman - 100 Mile Free Press)

High-speed internet for 200 Deka and Sulphurous Lake homes and businesses

Now able to access download speeds of 50 Mbps

Roger Stratton (left), Ravi Kahlon, Margo Wagner, Mayor Mitch Campsall and Falko Kadenbach are pictured following the funding announcement in 100 Mile House on Dec. 2. (Max Winkelman - 100 Mile Free Press)
From the Free Press Archives

From the Free Press Archives

28 YEARS AGO (1991): An RCMP undercover drug investigation led to the…

From the Free Press Archives
Members of Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School’s senior drama class is pictured during their rehearsal for the upcoming play Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, set to debut on Dec. 10 at Martin Exter Hall. Millar Hill photo.
Members of Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School’s senior drama class is pictured during their rehearsal for the upcoming play Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, set to debut on Dec. 10 at Martin Exter Hall. Millar Hill photo.
The People Power Society for Healthy Communities is looking to raise the bar by donating weekly bags of vegetables to 40 local families in 2020. People Power photo.

South Cariboo vegetable growers looking to feed 40 families

‘There is so much need out there and I wasn’t aware of it until I started looking’

The People Power Society for Healthy Communities is looking to raise the bar by donating weekly bags of vegetables to 40 local families in 2020. People Power photo.
Outlaw employees are pictured in Holiday Fashion for the annual Moonlight Madness Sales event in 100 Mile House on Friday, Nov. 22. Millar Hill photo.

Moonlight Madness brings business to 100 Mile

“It was a really great weekend”

Outlaw employees are pictured in Holiday Fashion for the annual Moonlight Madness Sales event in 100 Mile House on Friday, Nov. 22. Millar Hill photo.
Santa Claus was inside the South Cariboo Recreation Centre on Friday, Nov. 22., for a meet and greet prior to the Annual Santa Claus Parade in 100 Mile House. Millar Hill photo.

Hundreds gather for annual South Cariboo Santa Claus Parade

‘We really saw a lot of community participation’

Santa Claus was inside the South Cariboo Recreation Centre on Friday, Nov. 22., for a meet and greet prior to the Annual Santa Claus Parade in 100 Mile House. Millar Hill photo.
The workshop will be held at the District of 100 Mile House Emergency Services Training Center located at 1025 Exter McKinley Rd on Dec. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. File photo.

Local workshop aiming to prepare South Cariboo farmers and ranchers for wildfires

‘Often, farmers themselves are their own best resource’

The workshop will be held at the District of 100 Mile House Emergency Services Training Center located at 1025 Exter McKinley Rd on Dec. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. File photo.
Andrew Devost (left), Jessica Liu, Al Richmond and Lee Hansen are pictured at the 108 Golf Resort during an announcement for upcoming projects on Monday, Nov. 25. The resort is looking to add $500,000 in improvements and amenities. Submitted photo.

108 Golf Resort announces $500,000 in improvements

The 108 Golf Resort is looking to bring back winter activities by…

Andrew Devost (left), Jessica Liu, Al Richmond and Lee Hansen are pictured at the 108 Golf Resort during an announcement for upcoming projects on Monday, Nov. 25. The resort is looking to add $500,000 in improvements and amenities. Submitted photo.
From the Free Press Archives

From the Free Press Archives

29 YEARS AGO (1990): Friends and family were reeling over the senseless…

From the Free Press Archives
100 Mile painting workshop offers a chance to give back to the community

100 Mile painting workshop offers a chance to give back to the community

Butterfly Brushes Paint Event will be held on Dec. 2, at Saint Jude’s Hall

100 Mile painting workshop offers a chance to give back to the community
Triggers and Pins in 100 Mile House. File photo.

100 Mile business owner not concerned over B.C.’s new vaping regulations

‘I don’t think it will affect my store’

Triggers and Pins in 100 Mile House. File photo.
A new bylaw for the 100 Mile House Cemetary has been implemented. File photo.

Cemetery fees equalized for all South Cariboo residents

‘We came up with an average rate from all of the communities’

A new bylaw for the 100 Mile House Cemetary has been implemented. File photo.
The District of 100 Mile House council approved two cannabis retail store applications for consideration. A public hearing will be held on Dec. 4., at 6 p.m. to help determine whether the proposed locations will move forward with the licensing. (Photo from Unsplash)                                The District of 100 Mile House council approved two cannabis retail store applications for consideration. A public hearing will be held on Dec. 4., at 6 p.m. to help determine whether the proposed locations will move forward with the licensing. Unsplash photo.

Location for second proposed cannabis store also on Birch Avenue

Retail cannabis sales applicant addresses publics’ concern

The District of 100 Mile House council approved two cannabis retail store applications for consideration. A public hearing will be held on Dec. 4., at 6 p.m. to help determine whether the proposed locations will move forward with the licensing. (Photo from Unsplash)                                The District of 100 Mile House council approved two cannabis retail store applications for consideration. A public hearing will be held on Dec. 4., at 6 p.m. to help determine whether the proposed locations will move forward with the licensing. Unsplash photo.
Construction on the new Cedar Crest Society facility is underway. The new building will be located at 345 Cedar Ave, in 100 Mile House, British Columbia. Submitted photo.

Construction underway for new Cedar Crest Society building in 100 Mile House

The new building will be used for office and programming space.

Construction on the new Cedar Crest Society facility is underway. The new building will be located at 345 Cedar Ave, in 100 Mile House, British Columbia. Submitted photo.
Santa and Mrs. Claus at the 100 Mile House Airport. File photo.

Organizers anticipate 100 Mile House Santa Claus parade

‘We are really excited to have Santa and Mrs. Claus fly into 100 Mile’

Santa and Mrs. Claus at the 100 Mile House Airport. File photo.
Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre staff members assemble Christmas Baskets. Submitted photo.

Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre aiming to raise $10,000 for annual Christmas campaign

Applications for a Christmas basket will be accepted from Nov. 12 to Dec. 10.

Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre staff members assemble Christmas Baskets. Submitted photo.
From the archives of the 100 Mile Free Press

From the archives of the 100 Mile Free Press

28 YEARS AGO (1991): When the front window of a local restaurant…

From the archives of the 100 Mile Free Press
Upcoming planned burns for 70 Mile House and 100 Mile House

Upcoming planned burns for 70 Mile House and 100 Mile House

Another 150 piles will be burned throughout the region before Feb. 15, 2020.

Upcoming planned burns for 70 Mile House and 100 Mile House
100 Mile Christmas Bazaar ready to open for Holiday season
100 Mile Christmas Bazaar ready to open for Holiday season