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The Stemete7uw’i Friendship Centre has relocated to 330 Birch Ave. Manager Murray Casey said that while there are still renovations to be completed the centre will remain open Tuesdays to Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Stemete7uw’i Friendship Centre relocated

The relocation of the Stemete7uw’i Friendship Centre to Birch Avenue couldn’t have…

The Stemete7uw’i Friendship Centre has relocated to 330 Birch Ave. Manager Murray Casey said that while there are still renovations to be completed the centre will remain open Tuesdays to Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A man walks past a parking lot roof made up of solar panels at Hopeworks Station on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 in Everett, Washington. HopeWorks Station has been awarded a Platinum LEED certificate for its environmentally-friendly design and features. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Solar panels lighten the load in Forest Grove

Cariboo Regional District completed its latest solar panel installation project in Forest Grove last month

A man walks past a parking lot roof made up of solar panels at Hopeworks Station on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 in Everett, Washington. HopeWorks Station has been awarded a Platinum LEED certificate for its environmentally-friendly design and features. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Cindy Wickingstad is excited to be showing off her art In Pursuit of Beauty on now at the Showcase Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Beauty captured at Showcase Gallery

Whenever Cindy Wickingstad puts brush to canvas she seeks to capture life’s…

Cindy Wickingstad is excited to be showing off her art In Pursuit of Beauty on now at the Showcase Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
water

Forest Grove under water quality advisory

The advisory os targeted at high risk users such as children and the elderly

water
A Bree Contracting crew works to fill in the hole dug on Fifth Street by the South Cariboo Business Centre in late August. The work was done as part of the District of 100 Mile House’s water main upgrade which installed a new line between Birch Avenue along Fifth Street up to Cedar Avenue. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Fifth Street to remain closed for winter

District waiting for permit from Enbridge

A Bree Contracting crew works to fill in the hole dug on Fifth Street by the South Cariboo Business Centre in late August. The work was done as part of the District of 100 Mile House’s water main upgrade which installed a new line between Birch Avenue along Fifth Street up to Cedar Avenue. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
(Black Press Media files)

Snow plays havoc on Hwy. 97 south of Clinton and Hwy. 1 east of Cache Creek

Two vehicle incidents have occurred during this evening’s snowfall

(Black Press Media files)
The Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School graduating class came together on Saturday to organize and participate in a haunted house. (Patrick Davies photos - 100 Mile Free Press)

PSO Haunted House raises record profits

Around 300 children came out for this year’s event

The Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School graduating class came together on Saturday to organize and participate in a haunted house. (Patrick Davies photos - 100 Mile Free Press)
Annie McKave, the co-ordinator for Coats for All, shows off some of the many jackets that were donated in 2020 to those in need. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Coats for All needs wintertime wear

Donations are being accepted all month at the 100 Mile Laundromat

Annie McKave, the co-ordinator for Coats for All, shows off some of the many jackets that were donated in 2020 to those in need. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Canadian Mental Health Association Stop the Violence counselling assistant Tshidi Machete and counsellor Kalika Moody are inviting women living in 70 Mile House and Clinton to talk to them about their needs. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Stop the Violence looking for women’s insight

Women in Clinton and 70 Mile House are being asked to share their needs

Canadian Mental Health Association Stop the Violence counselling assistant Tshidi Machete and counsellor Kalika Moody are inviting women living in 70 Mile House and Clinton to talk to them about their needs. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Peter Wells competed with his dog Cowdog Rowdy Yates at the Dogs with Jobs competition in Barriere last week. (Photo submitted)

South Cariboo represented at Dogs with Jobs

Peter Wells and Shelley Minato were among several dog trainers who went to Barriere

Peter Wells competed with his dog Cowdog Rowdy Yates at the Dogs with Jobs competition in Barriere last week. (Photo submitted)
Werner Heine will step down as president of the 100 Mile House Soccer Association in February. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New blood found to keep soccer association running

President Werner Heine has found himself a sucessor

Werner Heine will step down as president of the 100 Mile House Soccer Association in February. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Office of the Seniors Advocate is looking for volunteers to conduct a survey of seniors living in long-term care facilities. (Photo submitted)

Volunteers needed for long-term care survey

The Office of the Seniors Advocate is looking to evaluate the needs of seniors

The Office of the Seniors Advocate is looking for volunteers to conduct a survey of seniors living in long-term care facilities. (Photo submitted)
Billet moms Tammy Mikkelsen (left) and Trisha Edwards said 100 Mile House Wranglers’ players like Bryce Burnett and Tysen Smith become part of their families while they billet with them. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Families invite Wranglers into their homes

Being a billet family is more then just providing players somewhere to stay

Billet moms Tammy Mikkelsen (left) and Trisha Edwards said 100 Mile House Wranglers’ players like Bryce Burnett and Tysen Smith become part of their families while they billet with them. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
In this month’s Paper Quips Patrick Davies muses on the decline of letter writing. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PAPER QUIPS: Oh letters, where have you gone?

Patrick Davies’ monthly column to the Free Press

In this month’s Paper Quips Patrick Davies muses on the decline of letter writing. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
With continuing drought conditions, fireworks require extra care this year, if they are even permitted in your area. (File photo)

Setting off fireworks not advisable this Halloween

Be responsible and pay attention to fire bans

With continuing drought conditions, fireworks require extra care this year, if they are even permitted in your area. (File photo)
Beyond the Haunting is a team of paranormal investigators who include Kelly Ireland (left), Corine Carey and Leanne Sallenback who star in Haunted Gold Rush, a new documentary coming to T+E next week. (Photo submitted)
Beyond the Haunting is a team of paranormal investigators who include Kelly Ireland (left), Corine Carey and Leanne Sallenback who star in Haunted Gold Rush, a new documentary coming to T+E next week. (Photo submitted)
The little brown myotis is the most common kind of bat found in the Cariboo. (Photo submitted)

Bats enjoy unusually warm fall in South Cariboo

Warm weather kept bats and their food sources active

The little brown myotis is the most common kind of bat found in the Cariboo. (Photo submitted)
Pumpkins.

White Cane Club running Halloween sale at Thrift Store

Special deals and gifts are being offered on Sunday, Oct. 30

Pumpkins.
A map of the current outages in the South Cariboo. (B.C. Hydro photo)

Fallen tree knocks out power across Interlakes

A tree has gone down across powerlines east of Lone Butte

A map of the current outages in the South Cariboo. (B.C. Hydro photo)
100 Mile House Wrangler Jace Myers takes control of the puck during a game against the Kamloops Storm last Wednesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

String of bad luck leads to series of Wrangler losses

Sickness and injury plagued the 100 Mile House Wranglers last week

100 Mile House Wrangler Jace Myers takes control of the puck during a game against the Kamloops Storm last Wednesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)