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Norm West has been making furniture and art out of various types of wood for more than 25 years. Millar Hill photo.

100 Mile House woodworker embodies spirit of the west

Norm West creates unique Spirit of the West Log Furniture entirely out of wood

Norm West has been making furniture and art out of various types of wood for more than 25 years. Millar Hill photo.
Erin Kryschuk and Chris Hull look at documents in the old school house during the 108 Heritage Site’s first ghost tour of 2019. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.

108 Heritage Site starts third annual ghost tour season

The site started ghost tours of old houses, schoolhouses and other buildings on April 20

Erin Kryschuk and Chris Hull look at documents in the old school house during the 108 Heritage Site’s first ghost tour of 2019. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
Members of the Eclectica Community Choir perform Singing in the Rain during the spring concert last year on May 13 at Martin Exeter Hall. File photo.

Eclectic Community Choir back for spring concert

We’re back! We are calling this spring’s concert Mountain, Sea and Sky,…

  • Apr 24, 2019
Members of the Eclectica Community Choir perform Singing in the Rain during the spring concert last year on May 13 at Martin Exeter Hall. File photo.
Louise Alphonse is an artisan who creates regalia for pow wow dancers, using extensive beadwork. She also works on buckskin. Submitted photo.

Canim Lake Band native discovers passion for pow wow regalia

‘It’s a spiritual gift and every child should have the opportunity to dance’

Louise Alphonse is an artisan who creates regalia for pow wow dancers, using extensive beadwork. She also works on buckskin. Submitted photo.
Lac la Hache-based author writes meditation instructional for kids
Lac la Hache-based author writes meditation instructional for kids
Jordan Jonasson performs The Little Turtle by Vachel Lindsay at the 100 Mile House Festival of the Arts on April 2. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
Jordan Jonasson performs The Little Turtle by Vachel Lindsay at the 100 Mile House Festival of the Arts on April 2. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
Claire Kreschuk performs the Step-Sisters Lament from Cinderella during the Festival of the Arts Showcase at the Festival of the Arts on May 5, 2018. File photo.

100 Mile House’s Festival of the Arts set to begin at Martin Exeter in April

The festival will run from April 1 to 12 with the Showcase on April 13

Claire Kreschuk performs the Step-Sisters Lament from Cinderella during the Festival of the Arts Showcase at the Festival of the Arts on May 5, 2018. File photo.
Bryan Austerberry drawing during the Farmer’s Market’s Christmas Market in 2018. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
Bryan Austerberry drawing during the Farmer’s Market’s Christmas Market in 2018. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
Gospel artist, Lydia McLelland, captured performing original material at Solid Rock Cafe on March 15. Millar Hill photo.

Lydia McLelland performs at Solid Rock Cafe

Gospel singer, Lydia McLelland, performed to a packed house during the Solid…

Gospel artist, Lydia McLelland, captured performing original material at Solid Rock Cafe on March 15. Millar Hill photo.
Brenton Thorvaldson of Tim and the Glory Boys shreds his banjo while playing at the Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School show on March 7. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
Brenton Thorvaldson of Tim and the Glory Boys shreds his banjo while playing at the Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School show on March 7. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
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St. Patrick’s Day events in the South Cariboo

‘We always try to make it a family fun night’

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A new Cariboo Artists’ Guild showcase on display at 100 Mile Business Centre

A new Cariboo Artists’ Guild showcase on display at 100 Mile Business Centre

‘I think as artists we are all connected to something larger than ourselves’

A new Cariboo Artists’ Guild showcase on display at 100 Mile Business Centre
Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)

B.C. song serenades Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry on American Idol

Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Jesse Roper calls the experience ‘pretty surreal’

Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)
The cast, Shawn Nelson, left, Mia Weir, Shelly Carrera and Gina Gigliotti in Wanda’s Visit on March 2 at Martin Exeter Hall. Millar Hill photo.
The cast, Shawn Nelson, left, Mia Weir, Shelly Carrera and Gina Gigliotti in Wanda’s Visit on March 2 at Martin Exeter Hall. Millar Hill photo.
Tim and the Glory Boys will be in 100 Mile House on March 7 as part of their Buffalo Roadshow tour. Tour promo photo.

Two-time Juno winning act brings the Buffalo Roadshow to 100 Mile House

The concert is at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School on March 7.

Tim and the Glory Boys will be in 100 Mile House on March 7 as part of their Buffalo Roadshow tour. Tour promo photo.
Birgit Bienek with one of her pieces of art. Max Winkelman photo.

Get drawn in by nature at Parkside

“I always thought ‘I want to weave’ but I was never into fabrics”

Birgit Bienek with one of her pieces of art. Max Winkelman photo.
Shelly Carrera will be playing the titular and intrusive guest in Wanda’s Visit, opposite of Shawn Nelson (as Jimbo). Brendan Kyle Jure photo.

100 Mile House thespians get ready to hit their mark in upcoming shows

Four Short Threesomes to debut at Martin Exeter Hall on March 1

Shelly Carrera will be playing the titular and intrusive guest in Wanda’s Visit, opposite of Shawn Nelson (as Jimbo). Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
Cowboy Concert in 100 Mile House sets the stage for the Kamloops Cowboy Festival
Cowboy Concert in 100 Mile House sets the stage for the Kamloops Cowboy Festival
Get your cowbells, the Cowboy Concert will be in 100 Mile House on Feb. 16

Get your cowbells, the Cowboy Concert will be in 100 Mile House on Feb. 16

The matinee show is sold out but tickets are still available for the evening show

Get your cowbells, the Cowboy Concert will be in 100 Mile House on Feb. 16