Patrick Davies

Chris Nickless, president of the South Cariboo Health Foundation, and Brenda Devine are happy with another successful Starry Nights campaign. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Another record year for Starry Nights campaign

The community raised $50,000, well exceeding the goal of $30,000

Chris Nickless, president of the South Cariboo Health Foundation, and Brenda Devine are happy with another successful Starry Nights campaign. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Two competitors race one another at 100 Mile’s Seventh Annual Snowcross in 2004. (100 Mile Free Press Historical Photo)

18 years ago 100 Mile celebrates its 7th annual Snowcross

From the Free Press archives

Two competitors race one another at 100 Mile’s Seventh Annual Snowcross in 2004. (100 Mile Free Press Historical Photo)
A Kelowna student partnered up with Mosaic Books for a book drive, which will see materials distributed to inmates in the province. (Thorsten Frenzel - Pixabay)

Bookmark competition underway

The 100 Mile PAC is giving $20 books to each class

A Kelowna student partnered up with Mosaic Books for a book drive, which will see materials distributed to inmates in the province. (Thorsten Frenzel - Pixabay)
Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson. (Video screen shot)

Well water rights top priority for MLA in 2022

Lorbe Doerkson has a long list of issues to attend to

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson. (Video screen shot)
As the Lone Butte Horse Lake Community Association’s new president Heidi Meier said she’s looking forward to ensuring the Lone Butte Community Hall remains an integral part of the community. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Volunteer fills the void in Lone Butte

Heidi Meier loves volunteering in her community

As the Lone Butte Horse Lake Community Association’s new president Heidi Meier said she’s looking forward to ensuring the Lone Butte Community Hall remains an integral part of the community. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Karen Smith and Margot Shaw, some of the 100 Mile Performing Arts Society’s most active members, pour over pictures from their favourite shows at the Free Press office. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Performing arts a life-changing experience

Members of the 100 Mile theatre community looking forward to returning to the stage

Karen Smith and Margot Shaw, some of the 100 Mile Performing Arts Society’s most active members, pour over pictures from their favourite shows at the Free Press office. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo.

Caputo looks forward to busy year

The freshman MP tackles child pornography with first private members bill

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo.
Dianne Hopp was shocked to win the 100 Mile District Hospice Palliative Care Society’s Winter 50/50 draw. She chose to donate $10,000 back to Hospice. (Photo submitted)

Hospice 50/50 winner returns $10,000 to local organization

Dianne Hopp was happy to make the donation

Dianne Hopp was shocked to win the 100 Mile District Hospice Palliative Care Society’s Winter 50/50 draw. She chose to donate $10,000 back to Hospice. (Photo submitted)
The Country Tire Service team gained a new leader and owner this month in form of Frank Endersby (fourth from left) who took over from former owner George Eburne (fourth from right). (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

At your service: New owners for Country Tire

Frank Endersby officially took over this month

The Country Tire Service team gained a new leader and owner this month in form of Frank Endersby (fourth from left) who took over from former owner George Eburne (fourth from right). (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

RCMP investigate reports of shots fired in Buffalo Creek

Several shots and a loud threat were made just after midnight on Tuesday

Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
Buddy the Raven and Chadwick Everett pose together for a picture at the Lac La Hache Transfer Station. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New friend ensures Cariboo raven is lonely nevermore

Buddy the Raven befriends Chadwick Everett

Buddy the Raven and Chadwick Everett pose together for a picture at the Lac La Hache Transfer Station. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Two of 100 Mile sculptor Vance Theoret’s soapstone carvings were stolen in Kelowna this weekend. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile sculptor’s work among art stolen in Kelowna

Thieves made off with $70,000 worth of art Saturday morning

Two of 100 Mile sculptor Vance Theoret’s soapstone carvings were stolen in Kelowna this weekend. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
In 1998 100 Mile House SPCA president Darryl Terrace nursed Bill the mallard duck back to health after he was found near 100 Mile House injured and cold. Bill made a full recovery and was later released into the wild. (100 Mile Free Press Historical Photo)
In 1998 100 Mile House SPCA president Darryl Terrace nursed Bill the mallard duck back to health after he was found near 100 Mile House injured and cold. Bill made a full recovery and was later released into the wild. (100 Mile Free Press Historical Photo)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

RCMP to welcome new recruit

100 Mile House RCMP will be focusing on drug offences in 2022

Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
Loxley Fuller (4) races Frosty the Snowman across the rink during a physical literacy event to connect families in Williams Lake at the Cariboo Memorial Complex last month. A 100 Mile House version of the event occurs at the South Cariboo Rec Centre later this month. (Ruth Lloyd phot - Williams Lake Tribune)

‘Physical literacy’ pitched at 100 Mile Winterfest

The event is at the South Cariboo Rec Centre on Jan. 27

Loxley Fuller (4) races Frosty the Snowman across the rink during a physical literacy event to connect families in Williams Lake at the Cariboo Memorial Complex last month. A 100 Mile House version of the event occurs at the South Cariboo Rec Centre later this month. (Ruth Lloyd phot - Williams Lake Tribune)
Raven by Kayla Taylor. (Photo submitted)

Students showcase animal art at Parkside

The Eagles Nest is on throughout the month of January

Raven by Kayla Taylor. (Photo submitted)
Lori Fry is continuing her healing journey despite not being able to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Fry seeks new mountains to climb

Lori Fry may not be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro but she’s still ready to summit a mountain

Lori Fry is continuing her healing journey despite not being able to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Kayla Gilbert and Joseph ‘Joey’ Reichelt are two 100 Mile House teens looking to kickstart the construction of a new skate park in Centennial Park. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile teens make pitch for new skate park

The youth would like to see a larger park built in Centennial Park

Kayla Gilbert and Joseph ‘Joey’ Reichelt are two 100 Mile House teens looking to kickstart the construction of a new skate park in Centennial Park. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile House Wranglers’ goalie Loic Mainguy Crepault dives for the puck during the third period of the Wranglers Friday night game against the Revelstoke Grizzlies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Dozen Wranglers in self-isolation due to COVID-19

The team is self isolating this week, has postponed weekend games

100 Mile House Wranglers’ goalie Loic Mainguy Crepault dives for the puck during the third period of the Wranglers Friday night game against the Revelstoke Grizzlies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Pine Grosbeaks were found in abundance across the area during the 100 Mile House Christmas Bird Count. (Susan Gower photo)

Birds all a-twitter in annual Christmas count

There were 24 species of birds found in 100 Mile House last month

Pine Grosbeaks were found in abundance across the area during the 100 Mile House Christmas Bird Count. (Susan Gower photo)