Columnists

Summer and Marcus Lisoway enjoy their backyard skating rink. (George Lee photo - submitted).

Wacky weather and other news at Lac La Hache

Barbara Hansen column

  • Jan 17, 2021
Lorne Doerksen plans to run for the Liberal candidacy in the Cariboo-Chilcotin (Photo submitted)

MLA ponders new beginnings

Lorne Doerkson column

  • Jan 15, 2021
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

Puzzles put life in perspective

I spent my Christmas break literally puzzled. As part of my usual…

Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

A skier’s dream for South Cariboo

Guest column: Marianne Van Osch

  • Jan 7, 2021
Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
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)
Editorial

Happy New Year

A new year is dawning. As we look back to the year…

  • Dec 31, 2020
Editorial
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Gov. Gen. Julie Payette has resigned
Trudeau says he will call Biden to save Keystone XL pipeline
Ottawa prioritizing vaccines for Indigenous people
Tip to Metro Vancouver Transit Police helps Ohio woman
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)

‘I am tired, and my soul hurts’: B.C. nurse reflects on working in ICU unit during COVID

Renée Bush writes about what it is like on the front-line of the pandemic in the north

  • Dec 16, 2020
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
Protesters took to Birch Avenue Saturday to protest the loss of their rights and freedoms.
Protesters took to Birch Avenue Saturday to protest the loss of their rights and freedoms.
Brantley Walsh takes advantage of the snow. (Submitted photo - Lac La Hache Elementary)

Barbara Hansen: Break-ins, vandals in Lac La Hache

News from Lac La Hache

  • Dec 6, 2020
Brantley Walsh takes advantage of the snow. (Submitted photo - Lac La Hache Elementary)
Johnny and Kenny Malm helped out at their grandmother, Jody Malm’s interesting straight-from-nature stall. (Diana Forster photo -submitted)

Diana Forster: ICC outdoor market draws crowds

News from Interlakes

  • Dec 5, 2020
Johnny and Kenny Malm helped out at their grandmother, Jody Malm’s interesting straight-from-nature stall. (Diana Forster photo -submitted)
A Good Samaritan helps me pull my car out of the ditch on Horse Lake Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Saved from the ditch by Good Samaritans

A journalist never likes making the news.

A Good Samaritan helps me pull my car out of the ditch on Horse Lake Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lauren Keller, a Peter Skene Ogden student, is doing her Capstone project with the Free Press. (Photo submitted).

PSO staff, students adapting to COVID-19 changes

Student Life column by PSO’s Lauren Keller

  • Dec 3, 2020
Lauren Keller, a Peter Skene Ogden student, is doing her Capstone project with the Free Press. (Photo submitted).
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

A bright side in these dark times

Times are changing in our little town. Everywhere you go, people are…

Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Masks are mandatory inside public spaces.

Test the theory: wear a mask

We have five weeks until Christmas, so there is still time. Let’s pull together to get make it work.

  • Nov 25, 2020
Masks are mandatory inside public spaces.
Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Pandemic a ‘watershed moment’ in history

This week I find myself wondering what comes after the pandemic. I’m…

Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Students Marcus Lisoway, front, and Anna deRuiter harvest the school garden at Lac La Hache Elementary. (Photo submitted)

Share shed opens, students get outdoors

News from Lac La Hache

  • Nov 9, 2020
Students Marcus Lisoway, front, and Anna deRuiter harvest the school garden at Lac La Hache Elementary. (Photo submitted)