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Rod Hennecker and Karen Greenwood’s small herd of sheep in their winter pen. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile House)

Seedy Saturday goes online

Horse Lake Farm Co-Op not hosting it this year

Rod Hennecker and Karen Greenwood’s small herd of sheep in their winter pen. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile House)
A selection of the books that grace my physical shelves. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Reading and literacy can change lives

If there’s one thing that’s defined the course of my life more than anything it’s reading.

A selection of the books that grace my physical shelves. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Curling Club ends season

President Gordon Smith said season suspended following extension of B.C.’s current health order.

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Grade 5 student Liam Ouellette and Grade 4 student Trigg Jansen read together in Horse Lake Elementary School’s reading room. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Reading, literacy opens doors to learning

Students at Horse Lake Elementary School seek out challenging reads.

Grade 5 student Liam Ouellette and Grade 4 student Trigg Jansen read together in Horse Lake Elementary School’s reading room. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Elisha Boutilier's children make use of their backyard rink. (Photo submitted)

Puck drops in Horse Lake: family wins ice rink kit in Canadian Tire contest

Elisha Boutilier will see the puck drop in her own backyard.

Elisha Boutilier's children make use of their backyard rink. (Photo submitted)
The Old Timer's Hockey Association team Sunrise Ford poses for a group photo at the Rolf Zeis Memorial Arena. (Photo submitted)

South Cariboo community halls stretched thin

Extended COVID-19 restrictions mean many organizations unable to hold events.

The Old Timer's Hockey Association team Sunrise Ford poses for a group photo at the Rolf Zeis Memorial Arena. (Photo submitted)
An example of Chris Harris’ recent work, in this case, a landscape picture of a sunrise through the trees of a forest. (Chris Harris photo)

Photographer Chris Harris keynote speaker for virtual photographic challenge

NSPS is inviting photographers from across B.C. and the Yukon to submit photos for the challenge.

An example of Chris Harris’ recent work, in this case, a landscape picture of a sunrise through the trees of a forest. (Chris Harris photo)
The cast of Poe: Dreams of Madness are looking to bring a darker and more serious play to 100 Mile House, albeit virtually this year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

The Poe must go on: PSO to perform virtual show

Students rehearsing for Poe: Dreams of Madness

The cast of Poe: Dreams of Madness are looking to bring a darker and more serious play to 100 Mile House, albeit virtually this year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Dave Skoda serves some soup at New Wine Deliverance and Healing Fellowship’s new soup kitchen, open Wednesday’s from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile soup kitchen offers meals, fellowship

The soup’s on at the New Wine Deliverance and Healing Fellowship.

Dave Skoda serves some soup at New Wine Deliverance and Healing Fellowship’s new soup kitchen, open Wednesday’s from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A 100 Mile House Minor Hockey Player practices his stickwork at a practice at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House Minor Hockey Association suspends activities

This move is effective immediately and comes due to the spike of COVID-19 cases in 100 Mile House

A 100 Mile House Minor Hockey Player practices his stickwork at a practice at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Melissa Cadsand is donating her time to install a beautiful backsplash in the 100 Mile General Hospital’s new palliative care rooms while Lee’s Flooring donated the tile for the project. (Photo submitted)

Hospice bolstered by Christmas fundraising

Tracy Haddow felt a bit like Santa Claus when handed over $12,650 to local nurse Kristen Carmont.

Melissa Cadsand is donating her time to install a beautiful backsplash in the 100 Mile General Hospital’s new palliative care rooms while Lee’s Flooring donated the tile for the project. (Photo submitted)
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From the Free Press Archives

20 YEARS AGO (2001): The Mica Mountain Riders Association hoped to rally…

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Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School. File photo.

Interior Health confirms COVID-19 exposure at PSO

Contract tracers are reaching out to individuals

Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School. File photo.
A selection of work from Behind the Lines that will soon be on display at Parkside Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Syrian Civil war explored at Parkside Gallery

Gallery kicks off its 2021 season with Behind the Lines exhibit

A selection of work from Behind the Lines that will soon be on display at Parkside Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
Michelle Meeker and Andy Karassowitsch take part in this year’s 100 Mile House Christmas Bird Count. (Susan Gower photo)

Volunteers discover more than 1,000 feathered fowl in 100 Mile bird count

Some 14 birders split up into six teams to cover a 24-km diameter circle.

Michelle Meeker and Andy Karassowitsch take part in this year’s 100 Mile House Christmas Bird Count. (Susan Gower photo)
Carl Archie was elected to the Canim Lake Band council for the first time on Saturday, Dec. 19. (Photo submitted)

Canim Lake Band elects new councillors

Carl Archie sees himself as the “next generation” of Indigenous leaders.

Carl Archie was elected to the Canim Lake Band council for the first time on Saturday, Dec. 19. (Photo submitted)
Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Let’s make 2021 a better year

The grass won’t be greener on the other side. Unless we work to make it a better year.

Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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From the Free Press archives

100 Mile fly fishermen build fence to separate surf and turf

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Money and wallet, image courtesy Creative Outlet

Watch out for scams this holiday season

The Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy hopes to raise awareness of email scams.

Money and wallet, image courtesy Creative Outlet