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Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press.

Do you do most of your shopping locally?

Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press

  • Apr 19, 2021
Wayne Fletcher finds something he likes from Lana Rae Brooks at her Lana Rae’s Naturals’ booth at the Clinton Outdoor Market at Hunnies Mercantile Sunday. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).

Market Day in Clinton

The local farmer’s market runs every Sunday at Hunnies Mercantile.

  • Apr 19, 2021
An ostrich strides from its barn at the Ostrich BnB in Lone Butte. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Ostriches help put B&B on the map

Gerbi and Marco Beukeboom found ostriches were a big attraction when they opened their bed and breakfast.

An ostrich strides from its barn at the Ostrich BnB in Lone Butte. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Chris Knight, from Prince George, shows off his 1933 Ford five-window Coupe in Centennial Park for Hot July Nights in 2018. (File photo)

Hot July Nights parked for another year

Hot July Nights Society cancels the annual event slated for July 16-18 due to pandemic.

Chris Knight, from Prince George, shows off his 1933 Ford five-window Coupe in Centennial Park for Hot July Nights in 2018. (File photo)
South Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Steve Baker checks the blood pressure of Captain Art Groves in the rehabilitation tent during a recent core Playbook rehabilitation refresher course. (Ken Alexander photo - submitted).

South Green Lake firefighters get rehab refresher

South Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department (SGLVFD) members turned out in force for course.

  • Apr 18, 2021
South Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Steve Baker checks the blood pressure of Captain Art Groves in the rehabilitation tent during a recent core Playbook rehabilitation refresher course. (Ken Alexander photo - submitted).
Janice Maurice, president of the South Cariboo Museum Society, and vice-president Peter Brandle, hope to see the Clinton Museum reopen its doors this spring. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton Museum anticipated to reopen this year

Society board waiting to hear from province on health orders.

Janice Maurice, president of the South Cariboo Museum Society, and vice-president Peter Brandle, hope to see the Clinton Museum reopen its doors this spring. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).
Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye, Family Literacy Coordinator for Cariboo Partners for Literacy, and Emily Cherkin, screentime consultant, discuss The Tech Diet for Your Child & Teen: The 7-Step Plan to Reclaim Your Kid’s Childhood (And Your Family’s Sanity. (Submitted).

Kids and screen time – when should parents panic?

How much screen time is too much?

  • Apr 18, 2021
Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye, Family Literacy Coordinator for Cariboo Partners for Literacy, and Emily Cherkin, screentime consultant, discuss The Tech Diet for Your Child & Teen: The 7-Step Plan to Reclaim Your Kid’s Childhood (And Your Family’s Sanity. (Submitted).
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Forest Grove District Rod and Gun Club seeks to draw more families

We’re here to have fun”: former president Marshall Gaudreault

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Bobbi-Jo Dayman organizes the bookings and schedules for the Stan Halcro Agriplex. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Horsing around at the 100 Mile Agriplex

The Stan Halcro Agriplex is getting a lot of use this winter.

Bobbi-Jo Dayman organizes the bookings and schedules for the Stan Halcro Agriplex. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Krysta Stewart holds Tucker Hamilton’s hand as she guides him down a climbing platform belonging to her goats including Dexter the goat. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Socially distant walk planned for Autism Awareness

The fourth annual Autism Awareness Day walk will go ahead this year but with a new twist.

Krysta Stewart holds Tucker Hamilton’s hand as she guides him down a climbing platform belonging to her goats including Dexter the goat. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press.

Have you bought takeout from a local restaurant in the past week?

Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press

  • Apr 12, 2021
Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press.
Pat and Juanita Corbett were named Citizens of the Year by the 108 Mile Community Association. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Pat and Juanita Corbett were named Citizens of the Year by the 108 Mile Community Association. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Amy Newmann spent much of summer ground-truthing the old Cariboo Waggon Road and the winter writing a guidebook about it. (Richard Wright photo)

Cariboo Waggon Road mapped out

Charting the Cariboo Waggon Road and creating a guidebook was a work of passion for Amy Newman.

Amy Newmann spent much of summer ground-truthing the old Cariboo Waggon Road and the winter writing a guidebook about it. (Richard Wright photo)
Donny the minature horse. (Photo submitted)

Lone Butte 4-H Club kicks off season, starts projects

Greetings from Lone Butte 4H Club!

  • Apr 11, 2021
Donny the minature horse. (Photo submitted)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Brittany McCausland and her son Cody at Our Place Pre-School & Childcare Center. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile daycare struggles to attract staff

Attracting and keeping Early Childhood Educators (ECE) getting tougher.

Brittany McCausland and her son Cody at Our Place Pre-School & Childcare Center. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Ken Jensen is launching a campaign to keep access to his audio library books. (Photo submitted).

White Cane Club president lobbies to preserve audio book access

Ken Jensen is urging others to send letters to federal government to preserve funding for CELA.

Ken Jensen is launching a campaign to keep access to his audio library books. (Photo submitted).
Sarah Smith is a bereavement worker with 100 Mile Hospice. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).

‘Grief never goes away’: Hospice seeks to add programs

Growing demand for bereavement services in the South Cariboo region.

Sarah Smith is a bereavement worker with 100 Mile Hospice. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).
Peter Jarvis waters some newly planted plants destined for the community garden. (Photo submitted)

100 Mile Community Garden in need of volunteers

The South Cariboo Sustainability Society could use a few extra green thumbs.

Peter Jarvis waters some newly planted plants destined for the community garden. (Photo submitted)