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Police cruiser. (File photo)

Multiple shots fired at Penticton Mounties during traffic stop

No officers were hit but police cruiser riddled with bullets

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the Cariboo region Tuesday, June 28. Earlier this month residents on the west side of the city were rocked with an intense thunder and lightning storm. (Matthew Watson photo)

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Cariboo

Watch for hail late Tuesday afternoon

Central Interior Concrete Services workers lay down a fresh concrete curb on Dogwood Avenue last week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Disabled resident concerned about sidewalk project

Marney Ryan wants more communication from district

Central Interior Concrete Services workers lay down a fresh concrete curb on Dogwood Avenue last week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Dave Loop was happy to loan the Sto:méx Skwo-wech to the Canim Lake Band’s chief Helen Henderson for use in the upcoming 2022 Pulling Together Canoe Journey on July 11-21. SEE story on A5 and other stories/photos about National Indigenous Peoples Day on A10-12. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Pulling Together for Canim Band

The Tsq’escen First Nation has been loaned a canoe for 10-day journey

Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Dave Loop was happy to loan the Sto:méx Skwo-wech to the Canim Lake Band’s chief Helen Henderson for use in the upcoming 2022 Pulling Together Canoe Journey on July 11-21. SEE story on A5 and other stories/photos about National Indigenous Peoples Day on A10-12. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Joshua Charles Redman. (Photo Submitted)

RCMP looking for Bridge Lake man charged with assault

Joshua Charles Redman is wanted for assault, assault with a weapon and possessing prohibited weapons

Joshua Charles Redman. (Photo Submitted)
After a 31-year career in 100 Mile House’s education system, Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School principal Geoff Butcher is set to retire . (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Last bell to ring for PSO principal

Geoff Butcher prepares to retire after 31-year career in 100 Mile House

After a 31-year career in 100 Mile House’s education system, Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School principal Geoff Butcher is set to retire . (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.

MP Caputo supports amendment that denounces the abuse of children

Bill C-291 seeks to change ‘child pornography’ to ‘child sexual abuse material’

Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada. Black Press Media file photo
A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada. Black Press Media file photo
Geoff Edwards lost his Facebook account to a hacker, and has found it impossible to get it back.

Chilliwack man loses years of contacts after Facebook hack

Geoff Edwards had his account suspended and cannot find a way to get it back

Geoff Edwards lost his Facebook account to a hacker, and has found it impossible to get it back.
Darla Smith, 11, gets her first COVID-19 vaccination at the Vernon Rec Centre recently. Children born in 2009 are eligible to be vaccinated. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

New Interior Health clinics boost COVID-19 vaccination for kids

Upcoming vaccine dates in Vernon, Nelson, Revelstoke and Penticton

Darla Smith, 11, gets her first COVID-19 vaccination at the Vernon Rec Centre recently. Children born in 2009 are eligible to be vaccinated. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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TNRD approves board expense policy

The board voted unanimously in favour of the policy on June 16

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TNRD board of directors (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)

TNRD board votes in favour of increasing wages

Board wages will increase by 2.8 per cent, the 2021 CPI

TNRD board of directors (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)
From left: Sharon Dye and Lori Fry, of the 100 Mile House District Blind and Visually Impaired White Cane Club, present Kylie Paddison, accompanied by her mother Karen, with a post-secondary honorarium. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
From left: Sharon Dye and Lori Fry, of the 100 Mile House District Blind and Visually Impaired White Cane Club, present Kylie Paddison, accompanied by her mother Karen, with a post-secondary honorarium. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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UPDATE: Missing Williams Lake woman found, confirm police

Samantha Grondines was located safe

  • Jun 19, 2022
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Two heavy fighters belonging to the Society of Creative Anachronisms duel during the Kingdom of An Tir’s June Coronet. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Two heavy fighters belonging to the Society of Creative Anachronisms duel during the Kingdom of An Tir’s June Coronet. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Dairy Queen managers Varinder Singh left, and his wife Shannon Aietan said it’s more difficult to find workers since the pandemic started. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Local businesses struggle to find workers

More than 100 jobs still available at 100 Mile House WorkBC Centre

Dairy Queen managers Varinder Singh left, and his wife Shannon Aietan said it’s more difficult to find workers since the pandemic started. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Joe Archie examines plants found by Lisa Pugh’s Grade 7 class as they work to identify native plants to include in their new indigenous garden. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Students create Indigenous garden at Horse Lake Elementary

The Grade 7 class will transplant several local species of plants

Joe Archie examines plants found by Lisa Pugh’s Grade 7 class as they work to identify native plants to include in their new indigenous garden. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The 2887 Rocky Mountain Ranger Army Cadet Corps march during their annual ceremonial review last Saturday. (Photo submitted)

Cadet corp celebrates 50 years

The 2887 Rocky Mountain Ranger Army Cadet Corps holds ceremonial review

The 2887 Rocky Mountain Ranger Army Cadet Corps march during their annual ceremonial review last Saturday. (Photo submitted)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen in April from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. The truck has since been returned but the tools critical for saving lives are still missing. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A Central Cariboo Search and Rescue truck was stolen in April from inside the SAR team’s hall in Williams Lake. The truck has since been returned but the tools critical for saving lives are still missing. Pictured above, CCSAR members drove the new truck in a salute to health care workers past Cariboo Memorial Hospital in September 2021. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)