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North District RCMP are urging the public’s assistance in locating Prince George resident Amber Weutz, 25, last seen Oct. 18 in the Canim Mahood Lake area east of 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)

RCMP release more information on missing Prince George woman

Amber Weutz, 25, was last seen in the Canim and Mahood Lake area on Oct. 18

Clinton community scavenger hunt draws a crowd

Clues were hidden around town.

  • Oct 30, 2020

Job a ‘blessing’ for Clinton CAO

Murray Daly said he is excited to fill the role

Flooding this past spring forced many houses in the Houseman subdivision to erect makeshift barricades from sandbags to hold back the water. (Patrick Davies photo)

CRD expects to be ‘under flood watch’ next spring

Record-high lake levels are raising concerns for residents from Lac La Hache to Green Lake.

Flooding this past spring forced many houses in the Houseman subdivision to erect makeshift barricades from sandbags to hold back the water. (Patrick Davies photo)
Hank Adam Sr. was elected Chief of Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation following a recent election for chief and council. Elected to council are Hank Adams Jr., Kelvin Boston, Marie Camille, Harold Duncan and Timothy Rosette. (Hank Adam Facebook photo)
Hank Adam Sr. was elected Chief of Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation following a recent election for chief and council. Elected to council are Hank Adams Jr., Kelvin Boston, Marie Camille, Harold Duncan and Timothy Rosette. (Hank Adam Facebook photo)
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The 100 Mile Free Press has published its second-annual Prime Time magazine. The free-24-page magazine is available at the Free Press office, various locations around town or through our e-edition.

Read all about it: 2nd annual Prime Time magazine released

Magazine highlights six South Cariboo volunteers, importance of staying connected during COVID-19

  • Oct 29, 2020
The 100 Mile Free Press has published its second-annual Prime Time magazine. The free-24-page magazine is available at the Free Press office, various locations around town or through our e-edition.
Erica Henderson the supervisor of early year services and programs at South Cariboo Early Years Centre and others were giving out Halloween Family Activity Kits the week leading up to Halloween. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Halloween activity kits offered to kids at home

South Cariboo Early Years Centre is finding ways to bring activities into children’s homes.

Erica Henderson the supervisor of early year services and programs at South Cariboo Early Years Centre and others were giving out Halloween Family Activity Kits the week leading up to Halloween. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Power outage at Bridge Lake.
Power outage at Bridge Lake.
One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash south of Williams Lake on Highway 97 Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Photo submitted)

Highway 97 crash south of Williams Lake claims one life

Road conditions at the time were slippery and covered with slush: RCMP

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash south of Williams Lake on Highway 97 Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
100 Mile’s Ann-Marie Fleming, left, and Vancouver filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming have teamed up to create a new short film Old Dog, highlighting the similarities of caring for humans and pets. (Photo submitted)

Mistaken identity leads to unlikely alliance, creation of short film

Film highlights similarities between a man and his dog

100 Mile’s Ann-Marie Fleming, left, and Vancouver filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming have teamed up to create a new short film Old Dog, highlighting the similarities of caring for humans and pets. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake Courthouse (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Charges laid following high-speed chase, arrest in Williams Lake Sunday

Tyrell Giroux appeared in Williams Lake Provincial Court on Monday, Oct. 26

Williams Lake Courthouse (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Youth across B.C. took part in the Student Vote. In Cariboo Chilcotin BC Green Party David Laing got the most votes and in Cariboo North BC NDP Party Scott Elliott emerged the winner.  (Student Vote photo)

BC Student Vote 2020: Green Party wins Cariboo Chilcotin, NDP wins Cariboo North

Student vote for Cariboo ridings has different outcomes than general voting

Youth across B.C. took part in the Student Vote. In Cariboo Chilcotin BC Green Party David Laing got the most votes and in Cariboo North BC NDP Party Scott Elliott emerged the winner.  (Student Vote photo)
16 BC Wildfire Service firefighters who tested positive for COVID-19 after being deployed to California are staying in Richmond, B.C. at a quarantine facility. (BC Wildfire Service file photo)
16 BC Wildfire Service firefighters who tested positive for COVID-19 after being deployed to California are staying in Richmond, B.C. at a quarantine facility. (BC Wildfire Service file photo)
The 100 Mile RCMP held a joint operation last Friday targeting prolific offenders. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Police target prolific offenders and prohibited drivers in one-day blitz

Joint operation successful, police say

  • Oct 26, 2020
The 100 Mile RCMP held a joint operation last Friday targeting prolific offenders. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Fraser-Nicola BC NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza (third from l) with members of the Ashcroft Slough Society, Sept. 9, 2020. After the initial count, the first-time provincial candidate is trailing incumbent Jackie Tegart of the BC Liberal Party. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Liberal incumbent Jackie Tegart holds narrow lead over Aaron Sumexheltza of NDP

Initial count is complete, and mail-in ballots will determine who wins in Fraser-Nicola

Fraser-Nicola BC NDP candidate Aaron Sumexheltza (third from l) with members of the Ashcroft Slough Society, Sept. 9, 2020. After the initial count, the first-time provincial candidate is trailing incumbent Jackie Tegart of the BC Liberal Party. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Up to 10 centimetres of snow were expected on Highway 97 from Clinton to Begbie Summit and in 100 Mile House on Oct.24. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press)

More sand, plow trucks coming to region

More plows and brine trucks will be operating on the Highway 97 corridor this winter.

Up to 10 centimetres of snow were expected on Highway 97 from Clinton to Begbie Summit and in 100 Mile House on Oct.24. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press)
Rick and Carol Blacklaws, with their new book The Fraser, River of Life and Legend. The Blacklaws will appear at Nuthatch Books on Nov. 12. (Photo submitted)

Fraser River ‘like a palate’ of great diversity

Authors share their love of Fraser River.

Rick and Carol Blacklaws, with their new book The Fraser, River of Life and Legend. The Blacklaws will appear at Nuthatch Books on Nov. 12. (Photo submitted)
Fraser-Nicola BC Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart with supporters on the Ashcroft bridge, Oct. 21, 2020. Tegart is the frontrunner in the riding after the initial vote count, with mail-in ballots to be counted starting on Nov. 6. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Liberal incumbent Jackie Tegart holds narrow lead over Aaron Sumexheltza of NDP

Initial count is complete, and mail-in ballots will determine who wins in Fraser-Nicola

Fraser-Nicola BC Liberal Party candidate Jackie Tegart with supporters on the Ashcroft bridge, Oct. 21, 2020. Tegart is the frontrunner in the riding after the initial vote count, with mail-in ballots to be counted starting on Nov. 6. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)