Editorials

Police hang off a truck as authorities work to end a protest against COVID-19 measures that had grown into a broader anti-government demonstration and occupation lasting for weeks, in Ottawa, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. The head of Ontario Provincial Police is defending comments he made about the “Freedom Convoy” posing a threat to national security. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Leaving extremism behind

The United States isn’t all bad, but when it comes to politics…

Forest stwardship is an important part of ensuring our timber resource stays renewable. (Pexels/Pixabay)

Forests continue to feed the B.C. economy

Our renewable resource requires care

When it comes to politics, we need to work together, not be chained by our biases. (Illustration courtesy Pixabay)

Editorial: Parting with partisanship

Canada is not immune from partisanship

Styrofoam containers popular in the 70s and 80s contributed to ozone depletion before the world came together on the problem. (Aislan Maximo//Pixabay)

Coming together in crisis

Back in the day, your takeout hamburger used to come safely packed in a Styrofoam container

Styrofoam containers popular in the 70s and 80s contributed to ozone depletion before the world came together on the problem. (Aislan Maximo//Pixabay)

Bears aren’t Disney animals

Many people have a soft spot for bears. Maybe not for grizzlies; it’s kind of hard to feel warm and fuzzy about a massive dangerous creature towering over you at nine feet tall or more

(l-r): Elias Bird, Rowan Hermiston, Karl Lundsbye and Heidi Lier (l-r) do a lap around the 100 Mile Marsh as part of Peace March for Ukraine Sunday. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

Youth power in 100 Mile House

Children remind us of the importance of unity

  • Apr 4, 2022
(l-r): Elias Bird, Rowan Hermiston, Karl Lundsbye and Heidi Lier (l-r) do a lap around the 100 Mile Marsh as part of Peace March for Ukraine Sunday. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

Small businesses deserve support

Those who disagree with provincial mandate shouldn’t take it out on business

Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Horse Lake Elementary's Grade 3 class receive their orientation in their old Grade 2 classroom on the first day of school. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Student safety comes first

As children go back to school keep them safe and healthy is paramount

  • Sep 9, 2021
Horse Lake Elementary's Grade 3 class receive their orientation in their old Grade 2 classroom on the first day of school. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press

Do you plan to vote by mail in this election?

Weekly web poll by 100 Mile Free Press

  • Sep 7, 2021
Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
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Earth Day should be every day

We owe it to the other species on our planet to do our part to protect it.

  • May 2, 2021
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Be fire safe when outdoor burning

Firefighters remind homeowners to have sand, water and other materials on hand

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No judgment

The 100 Mile House RCMP made two arrests last week. One was…

  • Apr 18, 2021
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Reward yourself with takeout

If there’s one thing COVID-19 has taught us, it’s to really value…

  • Apr 11, 2021
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Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

Small-town spirit bright despite pandemic

This town never ceases to amaze me. It seems like whenever someone…

Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
March 8 is International Women's Day. (Stock photo)

Celebrate women

International Women’s Day March 8

  • Mar 8, 2021
March 8 is International Women's Day. (Stock photo)
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

Let’s talk about Dr. Seuss

Books and history help us to prevent the same mistakes

Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Dan Baxter, interim CEO and director of Policy at the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of the BC Chamber Network
Dan Baxter, interim CEO and director of Policy at the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of the BC Chamber Network
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Pink power in anti-bullying day

Pink was once seen as a power colour. Considered a diminutive of…

  • Feb 20, 2021
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Starlink is getting big uptake in South Cariboo.

Staying connected

Internet should be available and affordable to all.

  • Feb 15, 2021
Starlink is getting big uptake in South Cariboo.