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A handful of the many ducks the South Cariboo Chamber of Commerce is hiding at businesses in 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Do you feel lucky, duck?

Chamber of Commerce hides dozens of rubber ducks, offering ‘reward’ in Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt.

Loleeta Pollen Hofley has taken up painting rocks and spreading them around the community to brighten people’s days. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Artist hides painted rocks in 100 Mile to ‘bring light’ and smiles

Loleeta Pollen Hofley hopes to brighten someone’s day in these devastating times

Ernest Justinen adjusts some of his solar panels on his acreage off Bradley Creek Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Living off-grid in the South Cariboo

Couple finds ‘paradise’ off Bradley Creek Road

Angel Smith and Amber Christopher are volunteering their time to make home-cooked delicious meals for firefighters fighting the fires in the Canim Lake area. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Canim Lake sisters help feed firefighters

Amber Christopher and Angel Smith serve up home-cooked meals

Angel Smith and Amber Christopher are volunteering their time to make home-cooked delicious meals for firefighters fighting the fires in the Canim Lake area. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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Landen Berube pets Loin, a pig he’s raised for the Highland 4-H Club. (Photo submitted)
Landen Berube pets Loin, a pig he’s raised for the Highland 4-H Club. (Photo submitted)
Parker Mackay , left, along with his next-door neighbours Erika Moenga and Ellah Moenga and his brother Nixon Mackay ran a lemonade stand on Sunday, July 11 to raise money for those affected by the Lytton wildfire. (Photo submitted)

Lemonade stand raises $221 for wildfire relief

Neighbour kids band together for charity

Parker Mackay , left, along with his next-door neighbours Erika Moenga and Ellah Moenga and his brother Nixon Mackay ran a lemonade stand on Sunday, July 11 to raise money for those affected by the Lytton wildfire. (Photo submitted)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers stage benefit concert for Lytton

Dustin Bentall and his father Barney are holding a double-header concert in Clinton this Friday

Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Maggie Pugh and Marianne Lawrence find the Heritage Market is a great place to hang out and visit. (Kelly SInoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

PRIME TIME: 108 Heritage Market great place to visit, sell wares

The market, which runs every Saturday during the summer, has continued to grow over the years

Maggie Pugh and Marianne Lawrence find the Heritage Market is a great place to hang out and visit. (Kelly SInoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
Enid ‘Dimps’ Horn jokes that she is one of the oldtimers left in the Lone Butte-Watch Lake area. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

PRIME TIME: Dimps Horn is one of Lone Butte’s last ‘oldtimers’

At 73, she’s still an active community member

Enid ‘Dimps’ Horn jokes that she is one of the oldtimers left in the Lone Butte-Watch Lake area. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
Mavis Upton, manager of Club Cannabis, has seen an increasing number of seniors coming in for CBD oil. She also uses it herself to treat the pain from her arthritis. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

PRIME TIME: CBD oil gaining in popularity among seniors

Before she goes to bed, Mavis Upson always takes a drop of CBD oil under her tongue

Mavis Upton, manager of Club Cannabis, has seen an increasing number of seniors coming in for CBD oil. She also uses it herself to treat the pain from her arthritis. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 MIle Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Maggie Benzing calls it a night at Seawood Bed and Breakfast

Benzing, 56, and her husband Thomas Eberling have sold their 11.5-acre property

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 MIle Free Press)
Chilco Choate has returned to Clinton after 60 years as a guide outfitter at Gaspard Lake (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Chilco Choate loved the freedom of the bush

He was born Edward Choate, but everybody knows him as Chilco

Chilco Choate has returned to Clinton after 60 years as a guide outfitter at Gaspard Lake (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press)
Mindy Buchanan, left, gives two thumbs up as a handful of 100 Mile Cruzers Car Club members made a passing visit to Carefree Manor. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

PRIME TIME: Cruzers hit the road for charity

The 100 Mile House Cruzers Car Club is back on tour - of local seniors’ homes

Mindy Buchanan, left, gives two thumbs up as a handful of 100 Mile Cruzers Car Club members made a passing visit to Carefree Manor. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Ulli Vogler sells veggies and healthy preserves and treats at the Heritage Market. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Ulli Vogler living off the land in Lac La Hache

The first thing she packed during the 2017 wildfires was her flower and vegetable seeds

Ulli Vogler sells veggies and healthy preserves and treats at the Heritage Market. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lory Rochon, of Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for LIteracy, runs several programs to help seniors learn to navigate computers and online apps. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Navigating the digital highway

Some older adults are having a hard time keeping up with the shift to digital platforms

Lory Rochon, of Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for LIteracy, runs several programs to help seniors learn to navigate computers and online apps. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Former Canim Lake Band chief Mike Archie has long been an active member of his community dedicated to preserving his culture and language for future generations. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Mike Archie remains committed to promoting the Shuswap people

The former chief remains an active member of his local and regional community

Former Canim Lake Band chief Mike Archie has long been an active member of his community dedicated to preserving his culture and language for future generations. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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Should the Premier call a B.C. State of Emergency?

Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press

  • Jul 19, 2021
Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press.
Tina Johnson, at the Cariboo Crafters Market, shows off the freezer full of meals for seniors, provided by volunteers at the Interlakes Community Centre. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tina Johnson, at the Cariboo Crafters Market, shows off the freezer full of meals for seniors, provided by volunteers at the Interlakes Community Centre. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Prime Time: Healthy meals on the menu

Volunteers around the South Cariboo cook up a storm to provide inexpensive seniors’ meals

Tina Johnson, at the Cariboo Crafters Market, shows off the freezer full of meals for seniors, provided by volunteers at the Interlakes Community Centre. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tina Johnson, at the Cariboo Crafters Market, shows off the freezer full of meals for seniors, provided by volunteers at the Interlakes Community Centre. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Forest Grove Legion president Wendy Clark (from left) prepares some frozen meals for senior citizens with the help of Angela Hird and Jennifer Boulding. (Photo submitted)

Forest Grove Legion receives $10,000 in funding

Funding to help Legions affected by the pandemic

Forest Grove Legion president Wendy Clark (from left) prepares some frozen meals for senior citizens with the help of Angela Hird and Jennifer Boulding. (Photo submitted)