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Members of the 100 Mile House Wranglers attempt to score a goal against former Wrangler Kristen Stead during practice last week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Former Wranglers goalie goes pro

Kristian Stead has signed with the Knoxville Ice Bears

Members of the 100 Mile House Wranglers attempt to score a goal against former Wrangler Kristen Stead during practice last week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Elke Baechmann (left) goes for a ride on scooters with Kallie Hall, Rylee Langford and Oden Hall. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Kindergym returns to Community Hall

After a multi-month absence, Kindergym is back at the 100 Mile Community…

Elke Baechmann (left) goes for a ride on scooters with Kallie Hall, Rylee Langford and Oden Hall. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Santa Claus visited 100 Mile House children last year at daycares and grocery stores due to the 100 Mile House Santa Claus Parade being cancelled. This year, however, he plans to return for the 2021 parade. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Santa Claus Parade planning on the march

Organizers are moving ahead to plan the event for Nov. 19

Santa Claus visited 100 Mile House children last year at daycares and grocery stores due to the 100 Mile House Santa Claus Parade being cancelled. This year, however, he plans to return for the 2021 parade. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Princeton Posse defenseman Elijah Havers and 100 Mile House Wranglers forward Tanner Hooper nearly came to blows several times on the ice during last Friday’s game. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers take hard-earned win

In their first win of the season the 100 Mile House Wranglers bested the Princeton Posse on home ice

Princeton Posse defenseman Elijah Havers and 100 Mile House Wranglers forward Tanner Hooper nearly came to blows several times on the ice during last Friday’s game. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
David Liang of People Power Society for Healthy Communities was down to his last box of carrots at the final South Cariboo Farmer’s Market of 2021. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Farmers’ Market vendors hail successful year

Market wraps up for the season

David Liang of People Power Society for Healthy Communities was down to his last box of carrots at the final South Cariboo Farmer’s Market of 2021. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile RCMP Staff Sgt. Svend Nielsen was the Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2021 lead driver. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Tour de North raises $134,000

Funds go to pediatric cancer research and Camp Goodtimes

100 Mile RCMP Staff Sgt. Svend Nielsen was the Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2021 lead driver. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Rosemary Pede, the 100 Mile Free Press’ new administrative coordinator, is happy for the chance to get to know the community in her new role. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New admin coodinator joins paper

Rosemary Pede excited to learn about the community

Rosemary Pede, the 100 Mile Free Press’ new administrative coordinator, is happy for the chance to get to know the community in her new role. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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In 1989, one dead in early morning blaze

From the Free Press archives

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100 Mile Curling Club member Bill Pratt sprays the curling rink down with water to fill in any air pockets to make the ice surface smooth in preparation for the upcoming curling season. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Curling Club set to curl Oct. 12

The season begins next week at the 100 Mile Curling Rink

100 Mile Curling Club member Bill Pratt sprays the curling rink down with water to fill in any air pockets to make the ice surface smooth in preparation for the upcoming curling season. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tracy McAvity and Penny Bailey have teamed up to bring their show Reflective Visions to Parkside Gallery this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tracy McAvity and Penny Bailey have teamed up to bring their show Reflective Visions to Parkside Gallery this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Clinton museum is looking to bolster its exhibits with an oral recording of the village’s early years. (Submitted).

Clinton Museum seeks to record oral history

Community members sought to share their stories

Clinton museum is looking to bolster its exhibits with an oral recording of the village’s early years. (Submitted).
Brayden Haskell takes a shot on Casey Thomson during the 100 Mile House Wrangler’s season-opening game on Saturday. Thomson went on to win player of the game after blocking 38 of 43 shots on net. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers lose season opener to Chase Heat

Some team members had to leave the ice due to injury

Brayden Haskell takes a shot on Casey Thomson during the 100 Mile House Wrangler’s season-opening game on Saturday. Thomson went on to win player of the game after blocking 38 of 43 shots on net. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Dan Dobson checks on one of his 12 beehives last week. With winter on the way Dobson said he’s currently feeding his bees as much as possible in preparation for their long sleep. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Interest in beekeeping on the rise

To Dan Dobson, the bees are like his family

Dan Dobson checks on one of his 12 beehives last week. With winter on the way Dobson said he’s currently feeding his bees as much as possible in preparation for their long sleep. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

Solar panels considered for South Cariboo Rec Centre

Feasibility study underway on solar panels

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
The Stone Bear Gallery on First Street serves as both Vance Theoret’s showroom and workshop. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Soapstone carver finds bear-able niche

Soapstone carver Vance Theoret realized bears were the ticket to his success

The Stone Bear Gallery on First Street serves as both Vance Theoret’s showroom and workshop. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Leo Kozier tries to fend off a tackle from Micah Kozier as the two run rugby drills together at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Mind-blowing’ interest in PSO rugby season

The Eagles are taking to the rugby fields again at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary school.

Leo Kozier tries to fend off a tackle from Micah Kozier as the two run rugby drills together at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A 100 Mile Wrangler hopeful skates between two opponents during the Wranglers’ training camp earlier this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers rebuilding team with young prospects

The 100 Mile House Wranglers are slowly building up their lineup ahead of this season’s play.

A 100 Mile Wrangler hopeful skates between two opponents during the Wranglers’ training camp earlier this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Election shows clear mandate

Following last week’s election, I can’t help but wonder why we held it

Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Alan Watrich and Mal Wood were recognized for their volunteer work as the 2019 and 2020 South Cariboo Citizens of the Year respectively. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Two Citizens of the Year honoured

Alan Watrich and Mal Wood selected out of 10 stellar volunteers

Alan Watrich and Mal Wood were recognized for their volunteer work as the 2019 and 2020 South Cariboo Citizens of the Year respectively. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)