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Wendy Hamblin, coordinator of the Free Store at St. Timothy’s St. Anglican Church, shows off a couple of coats ahead of the Coats for All 2020 campaign, which kicks off Nov. 1. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Wanted: warm coats for all

Annual campaign kicks off to collect winter outerwear

  • Oct 22, 2020
Kaiden Davidson (centre) smiles as he uses a fire hose with the help of his dad Dustin Davidson and Forest Grove firefighter Andrew Grey. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Fun and fire safety at Forest Grove

Fire safety took centre stage at the Forest Grove Volunteer Fire Department’s open house Saturday.

Siblings Ash Patterson and Kaimarra Patterson (left) take to the skies with Ursula Hart on Oct. 1. (Photo submitted)

Youth take to the skies with 100 Mile Flying Club

The grand Junior Kids Fly Day was grounded, but students still got a chance to get up in the air.

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Ranchers furious with ‘senseless shootings’

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Sawyer Keddie shows off his memory keeper at the Wild School in Lac La Hache. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Students go wild at Lac La Hache

Outdoor learning embraced at Lac La Hache elementary

Sawyer Keddie shows off his memory keeper at the Wild School in Lac La Hache. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
The 100 Mile Junior Secondary.

Dormitory housed students across the region

When Barb Thomas and her parents first moved to the Cariboo, they…

  • Oct 17, 2020
The 100 Mile Junior Secondary.
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Willy Giesbrecht, front, and Ron Boehm, are members of the Cariboo Country Ramblers. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Cariboo Country Ramblers keep the music flowing

“It’s a fun thing and it keeps our fingers nimble and our brains active.”

Willy Giesbrecht, front, and Ron Boehm, are members of the Cariboo Country Ramblers. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
Rowan and Archer Hermiston, of 108 Mile Ranch, make lanterns and pumpkin in ahead of this year’s Halloween celebrations. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Trick-or-treating to go ahead in 100 Mile this Halloween

Halloween celebrations will go ahead in parts of the South Cariboo this year

Rowan and Archer Hermiston, of 108 Mile Ranch, make lanterns and pumpkin in ahead of this year’s Halloween celebrations. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Elder helps to keep Secwepemc language alive

Canim Lake Elder Toni Archie is doing what she can to bring back her ancestral language

Keep an eye on the stove to prevent kitchen fires

Fire Prevention Week seeks to provide tips on staying safe in the kitchen

  • Oct 11, 2020

Be bear aware as hibernation approaches

Don’t leave attractants out for bear aware

Facelift for hall, carriage poker ride scheduled

Facelift for community hall Renovations to the 70 Mile House Community Hall…

  • Oct 10, 2020

Act of creation ‘spiritual and liberating’

Barbra McClusky is displaying her art solo for the first time

Secret to a long marriage ‘never go to bed mad’

They were on a blind date but it was love at first sight for Willy Giesbrecht and Irene Lilley.

100 Mile House featured in comedy album

100 Mile House gets a humorous shout out this month in a joke featured on the comedy album.

Downtown skating rink on the table

A bid for an outdoor skating rink in downtown 100 Mile this winter is gaining traction.

Drive-by ceremony planned for Remembrance Day

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 260 is planning a drive-by ceremony on Nov. 11 in 100 Mile House.

Running for Terry

Students at 100 Mile Elementary participate in annual Terry Fox Run.

100 Mile RCMP respond to 98 calls for service

Cases include road checks, a family disturbance and collision between SUV and a large cow.

Smile Cookie campaign raises over $6,000 for Food Bank

100 Mile House residents gave generously to Tim Hortons’ Smile Cookies campaign,…