Opinion

Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Skating rink at Greeny Lake. (Baylee Madison photo - submitted).

Wacky weather and other news at Lac La Hache

Barbara Hansen column

  • Jan 17, 2021
This week's editorial.

Look at the bright side

Plans for the Hot July Nights Car Show are inching forward. The…

Melody Newcombe is the operations support worker for Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society (File submitted).

Reach a reader and promote literacy

Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society (CCPL) celebrates and promotes literacy every day.

  • Jan 15, 2021
Melody Newcombe is the operations support worker for Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society (File submitted).
Cathy McLeod is M.P. for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
Cathy McLeod is M.P. for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

Puzzles put life in perspective

I spent my Christmas break literally puzzled. As part of my usual…

Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

A skier’s dream for South Cariboo

Guest column: Marianne Van Osch

  • Jan 7, 2021
Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
This week's editorial.

Politicians should lead by example

The toll keeps rising among the number of Canadian politicians who took Christmas vacations.

  • Jan 7, 2021
This week's editorial.
Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Let’s make 2021 a better year

The grass won’t be greener on the other side. Unless we work to make it a better year.

Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC

OPINION: Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

Now as we turn the page on 2020, there is room for optimism

  • Dec 22, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC
Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

A very merry virtual COVID Christmas

Only two more weeks until 2020 is officially over! Out with the old, in with the new.

Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)

‘I am tired, and my soul hurts’: B.C. nurse reflects on working in ICU unit during COVID

Renée Bush writes about what it is like on the front-line of the pandemic in the north

  • Dec 16, 2020
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
Protesters took to Birch Avenue Saturday to protest the loss of their rights and freedoms.
Protesters took to Birch Avenue Saturday to protest the loss of their rights and freedoms.
A Good Samaritan helps me pull my car out of the ditch on Horse Lake Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Saved from the ditch by Good Samaritans

A journalist never likes making the news.

A Good Samaritan helps me pull my car out of the ditch on Horse Lake Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lauren Keller, a Peter Skene Ogden student, is doing her Capstone project with the Free Press. (Photo submitted).

PSO staff, students adapting to COVID-19 changes

Student Life column by PSO’s Lauren Keller

  • Dec 3, 2020
Lauren Keller, a Peter Skene Ogden student, is doing her Capstone project with the Free Press. (Photo submitted).
Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

From Gusville to Gateway in Forest Grove

In 1943, a young Finnish immigrant came to the Cariboo.

  • Nov 26, 2020
Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Masks are mandatory inside public spaces.

Test the theory: wear a mask

We have five weeks until Christmas, so there is still time. Let’s pull together to get make it work.

  • Nov 25, 2020
Masks are mandatory inside public spaces.