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Skating rink at Greeny Lake. (Baylee Madison photo - submitted).

Wacky weather and other news at Lac La Hache

Barbara Hansen column

  • Jan 17, 2021
Left to right: Karli-Rae Ross, Real Russell, Chanelle McBride, Sarah and Emily Tinney. (Photo submitted)

Highland 4-H to continue club activities in 2021

Events may be virtual at first

  • Jan 16, 2021
Melody Newcombe is the operations support worker for Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society (File submitted).

Reach a reader and promote literacy

Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society (CCPL) celebrates and promotes literacy every day.

  • Jan 15, 2021
Melody Newcombe is the operations support worker for Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society (File submitted).
The cast of Poe: Dreams of Madness are looking to bring a darker and more serious play to 100 Mile House, albeit virtually this year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

The Poe must go on: PSO to perform virtual show

Students rehearsing for Poe: Dreams of Madness

The cast of Poe: Dreams of Madness are looking to bring a darker and more serious play to 100 Mile House, albeit virtually this year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Students Jasfia, left, and Junaya Nielsen volunteer at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary's breakfast program. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Breakfast is served at PSO

The program is in its second year.

  • Jan 14, 2021
Students Jasfia, left, and Junaya Nielsen volunteer at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary's breakfast program. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
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The Old Timer's Hockey Association team Sunrise Ford poses for a group photo at the Rolf Zeis Memorial Arena. (Photo submitted)

South Cariboo community halls stretched thin

Extended COVID-19 restrictions mean many organizations unable to hold events.

The Old Timer's Hockey Association team Sunrise Ford poses for a group photo at the Rolf Zeis Memorial Arena. (Photo submitted)
Dave Skoda serves some soup at New Wine Deliverance and Healing Fellowship’s new soup kitchen, open Wednesday’s from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile soup kitchen offers meals, fellowship

The soup’s on at the New Wine Deliverance and Healing Fellowship.

Dave Skoda serves some soup at New Wine Deliverance and Healing Fellowship’s new soup kitchen, open Wednesday’s from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The District of 100 Mile House office. (File photo)

Resident views sought on economic development plan

‘Secret shopper’ used to gauge visitor impressions

  • Jan 7, 2021
The District of 100 Mile House office. (File photo)
The Archibald family has built an ice rink on Sulphurous Lake, one of several very popular ice rinks that have popped up around the region. (Kayla Schuitema - submitted photo).
The Archibald family has built an ice rink on Sulphurous Lake, one of several very popular ice rinks that have popped up around the region. (Kayla Schuitema - submitted photo).
Melissa Cadsand is donating her time to install a beautiful backsplash in the 100 Mile General Hospital’s new palliative care rooms while Lee’s Flooring donated the tile for the project. (Photo submitted)

Hospice bolstered by Christmas fundraising

Tracy Haddow felt a bit like Santa Claus when handed over $12,650 to local nurse Kristen Carmont.

Melissa Cadsand is donating her time to install a beautiful backsplash in the 100 Mile General Hospital’s new palliative care rooms while Lee’s Flooring donated the tile for the project. (Photo submitted)
Liz Jones would like to thank all members of the Emergency Support Service Volunteers for their hard work in 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Hats off to Emergency Support Service volunteers

A year in review message

  • Jan 8, 2021
Liz Jones would like to thank all members of the Emergency Support Service Volunteers for their hard work in 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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From the Free Press Archives

20 YEARS AGO (2001): The Mica Mountain Riders Association hoped to rally…

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Michelle Meeker and Andy Karassowitsch take part in this year’s 100 Mile House Christmas Bird Count. (Susan Gower photo)

Volunteers discover more than 1,000 feathered fowl in 100 Mile bird count

Some 14 birders split up into six teams to cover a 24-km diameter circle.

Michelle Meeker and Andy Karassowitsch take part in this year’s 100 Mile House Christmas Bird Count. (Susan Gower photo)
Sunnybank Retirement Home in Oliver. (Google Maps)

Second long-term care outbreak in South Okanagan community

Interior Health has declared an outbreak at Oliver’s Sunnybank Retirement Home

Sunnybank Retirement Home in Oliver. (Google Maps)
Margo Wagner, chair of the Cariboo Regional District.

CRD committed to charting a course for the future

Year-end message from CRD chair Margo Wagner

  • Dec 31, 2020
Margo Wagner, chair of the Cariboo Regional District.
TNRD director Sally Watson

Year-in-review: TNRD to work on connecting people in 2021

Message from TNRD director Sally Watson

  • Dec 31, 2020
TNRD director Sally Watson
Free Press Archives

From the Free Press archives

100 Mile fly fishermen build fence to separate surf and turf

Free Press Archives
Mickie Tresierra, 4, (front), Dominic Tresierra (back) and Natalya Law (right) test out the new ice on the skating rink at the old 100 Mile Junior site. The rink, which has been flooded a couple of times by the 100 Mile Fire and Rescue, was expected to officially open this week. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Mickie Tresierra, 4, (front), Dominic Tresierra (back) and Natalya Law (right) test out the new ice on the skating rink at the old 100 Mile Junior site. The rink, which has been flooded a couple of times by the 100 Mile Fire and Rescue, was expected to officially open this week. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
The Wranglers during their last home game against the Chase Heat. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers skip season but other sports prevail

Year-in-Review: Sports

  • Dec 30, 2020
The Wranglers during their last home game against the Chase Heat. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)