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School District 27 trustees approve draft calendar to remove fall break for 2020/2021

Two-week spring break stays, but moved earlier in March

CRD Chair Margo Wagner advises Cariboo to avoid self-isolating in recreational properties

This will help avoid potentially overtaxing local healthcare services

CRD reminds residents to prepare for spring freshet

As temperatures warm up residents are asked to proactively address flooding issues

  • Mar 31, 2020

COVID-19 case confirmed at Subway restaurant in Cache Creek

Customers who visited the site from March 25 to 27 are asked to self-isolate

100 Mile House Hospital chief of staff addresses South Cariboo

Dr. Josef Owega urges community to stay as healthy as possible

  • Mar 30, 2020
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Harvesting portion of phase 1 of a fuel-mitigation project drawing to a close

By Ken Alexander Phase 1 of the fuel-mitigation project from Point Road…

  • Mar 29, 2020

Much of the Cariboo under open fire ban due to COVID-19

‘No new fires may be initiated and no additional material may be added to existing fires’

Back to school: District 27 workforce to provide critical support during COVID-19 pandemic

Superintendent Chris van der Mark said he hopes the district can be a source of calm for communities

From the archives of the 100 Mile Free Press

30 YEARS AGO (1990): 100 Mile House’s downtown was set to undergo…

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

Man found passed out with toy handgun by first responders

The suspect is in the custody of the 100 Mile RCMP at this time

Triage tent being set up at 100 Mile District General Hospital

This will keep patient with respiratory symptoms away from patients with other health concerns

Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns

Provincial Health Authority staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel

100 Mile House FreshCo selling Girl Guide Cookies

Around 200 cases of cookies are available for sale now

CMHA South Cariboo suggests reaching out to people who may be struggling

‘We all need to pitch in to take care of those around us’

MLA Donna Barnett still serving community from home

‘The most important thing right now is everybody’s health’

Mayor Mitch Campsall calls for unified response to COVID-19

The Mayor of 100 Mile House, Mitch Campsall, calls upon the community…

COVID-19: Cariboo Regional District closes share sheds

Effective March 26 they will be closed until further notice

  • Mar 26, 2020