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Forest Grove Legion president Wendy Clarke is appealing to residents to support the legion, either by eating in or getting take-out. The Legion is hurting due to COVID-19. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

PRIME TIME: South Cariboo Legions ready to open up

The South Cariboo’s Royal Canadian Legions are getting ready to get back in action

Forest Grove Legion president Wendy Clarke is appealing to residents to support the legion, either by eating in or getting take-out. The Legion is hurting due to COVID-19. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
The South Cariboo Farmers’ Market has raised $1,250 for Jim the Fruit Guy who lost parts of his farm in the Lytton Wildfire. The biggest donation came from Loralei Snider, of Soulstice Herbals, who donated a day of sales to the fund. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The South Cariboo Farmer’s Market has raised more than $1,000 for Jim the Fruit Guy who lost part of his farm in the Lytton wildfire. The biggest donation came from Loralei Snider of Soulstice Herbals who donated a day of sales to the fund.. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Farmers’ market raises $1,250 for vendor

Jim the Fruit Guy was evacuated from Lytton due to wildfire

The South Cariboo Farmers’ Market has raised $1,250 for Jim the Fruit Guy who lost parts of his farm in the Lytton Wildfire. The biggest donation came from Loralei Snider, of Soulstice Herbals, who donated a day of sales to the fund. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The South Cariboo Farmer’s Market has raised more than $1,000 for Jim the Fruit Guy who lost part of his farm in the Lytton wildfire. The biggest donation came from Loralei Snider of Soulstice Herbals who donated a day of sales to the fund.. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A handful of the many ducks the South Cariboo Chamber of Commerce is hiding at businesses in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Do you feel lucky, duck?

Chamber of Commerce hides dozens of rubber ducks, offering ‘reward’ in Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt.

A handful of the many ducks the South Cariboo Chamber of Commerce is hiding at businesses in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Loleeta Pollen Hofley has taken up painting rocks and spreading them around the community to brighten people’s days. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Artist hides painted rocks in 100 Mile to ‘bring light’ and smiles

Loleeta Pollen Hofley hopes to brighten someone’s day in these devastating times

Loleeta Pollen Hofley has taken up painting rocks and spreading them around the community to brighten people’s days. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 MIle Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Maggie Benzing calls it a night at Seawood Bed and Breakfast

Benzing, 56, and her husband Thomas Eberling have sold their 11.5-acre property

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 MIle Free Press)
Ernest Justinen adjusts some of his solar panels on his acreage off Bradley Creek Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Living off-grid in the South Cariboo

Couple finds ‘paradise’ off Bradley Creek Road

Ernest Justinen adjusts some of his solar panels on his acreage off Bradley Creek Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Jesse Mahoney and Lynda Mahoney loves riding their E-Bikes on a near-daily basis, often around their home in 108 Mile Ranch. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Hitting the road: E-bikes all the rage

South Cariboo seniors are getting into electric motor powered bikes

Jesse Mahoney and Lynda Mahoney loves riding their E-Bikes on a near-daily basis, often around their home in 108 Mile Ranch. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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Landen Berube pets Loin, a pig he’s raised for the Highland 4-H Club. (Photo submitted)

Highland 4-H Club gets set for Achievement Day

Event slated for Saturday, July 24.

Landen Berube pets Loin, a pig he’s raised for the Highland 4-H Club. (Photo submitted)
Angel Smith and Amber Christopher are volunteering their time to make home-cooked delicious meals for firefighters fighting the fires in the Canim Lake area. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Canim Lake sisters help feed firefighters

Amber Christopher and Angel Smith serve up home-cooked meals

Angel Smith and Amber Christopher are volunteering their time to make home-cooked delicious meals for firefighters fighting the fires in the Canim Lake area. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Members of the Cariboo Artist Guild’s hanging committee including Kathy Crawshay (from left) Niel Pinkett, Sheryl Fremlin and Carol Munroe smile after hanging the 41st annual Fine Art Show “Through Emily’s Eyes”. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Local artists celebrate the legacy of Emily Carr

The works of Emily Carr serve as inspiration for the Cariboo Artist Guild

Members of the Cariboo Artist Guild’s hanging committee including Kathy Crawshay (from left) Niel Pinkett, Sheryl Fremlin and Carol Munroe smile after hanging the 41st annual Fine Art Show “Through Emily’s Eyes”. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Parker Mackay , left, along with his next-door neighbours Erika Moenga and Ellah Moenga and his brother Nixon Mackay ran a lemonade stand on Sunday, July 11 to raise money for those affected by the Lytton wildfire. (Photo submitted)

Lemonade stand raises $221 for wildfire relief

Neighbour kids band together for charity

Parker Mackay , left, along with his next-door neighbours Erika Moenga and Ellah Moenga and his brother Nixon Mackay ran a lemonade stand on Sunday, July 11 to raise money for those affected by the Lytton wildfire. (Photo submitted)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers stage benefit concert for Lytton

Dustin Bentall and his father Barney are holding a double-header concert in Clinton this Friday

Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Former Canim Lake Band chief Mike Archie has long been an active member of his community dedicated to preserving his culture and language for future generations. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Mike Archie remains committed to promoting the Shuswap people

The former chief remains an active member of his local and regional community

Former Canim Lake Band chief Mike Archie has long been an active member of his community dedicated to preserving his culture and language for future generations. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lifelong trapper Paul Blackwell details his life story in his memoir, the Mad Trapper of Greeny Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Mad Trapper shares memoir of life in the Cariboo

Paul Blackwell earned nickname due to fierce advocacy for nature, animals

Lifelong trapper Paul Blackwell details his life story in his memoir, the Mad Trapper of Greeny Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
AL Cooper is the Forest Grove Rod and Gun Club’s new president. Cooper said he was attracted to the club by its “mom and pop” feel and looks forward to continuing the improve the club. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Forest Grove Rod and Gun Club suspending operations temporarily

President Al Cooper said this move comes out of an overabundance of caution

AL Cooper is the Forest Grove Rod and Gun Club’s new president. Cooper said he was attracted to the club by its “mom and pop” feel and looks forward to continuing the improve the club. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile Wranglers’ head coach and general manager Dale Hladun is ready and willing to rebuild his team from scratch this season. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Dale Hladun excited to rebuild the Wranglers

Whole new team expected for season

100 Mile Wranglers’ head coach and general manager Dale Hladun is ready and willing to rebuild his team from scratch this season. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Isaac Borden-Sayah catches some air while riding his ATV in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House welcomes West Coast ATV Racing Club

Club tests upgraded local racing track

Isaac Borden-Sayah catches some air while riding his ATV in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The current map of the evacuation alerts and orders around 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)

Horse Lake/ Sheridan Lake evacuation alert expanded

This now includes properties along Horse Lake North Road and the Horse Lake FSR

The current map of the evacuation alerts and orders around 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)
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