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La la Hache seniors serve up turkey dinners

Pioneer Centre a popular place for social dinner or take-out

Donna Barnett

Donna Barnett, Liberal Party

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Sally Watson

Sally Watson, New Democratic Party

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Rita Giesbrecht

Rita Giesbrecht, Green Party

The Free Press put the same questions to every candidate in the riding. Find out what Green Party candidate has to say.

Rita Giesbrecht
The Peter Skene Ogden Eagles played a tough tournment in Hope from April 7-8

Eagles overcome adversity in Hope tourney

Short on players, team finishes fourth at tournament

The Peter Skene Ogden Eagles played a tough tournment in Hope from April 7-8
Joe Komori holds a picture of his parents and older siblings

Taylor Lake internment camp recognized

South Cariboo site one of 56 sites added to B.C.’s historic register.

Joe Komori holds a picture of his parents and older siblings
Julia Siclari

Students perform at Festival of the Arts

The 41st annual 100 Mile Festival of the Arts is taking place from April 18 until April 28 throughout the day at the Martin Exeter Hall.

Julia Siclari
Kathy Provost

Buccaneers Bowl for Kids Sake

$11,000 raised for mentorship programs at fundraising event

Kathy Provost
The Big Country Shrine Club King Crab and Prime Rib dinner-auction fundraiser was sold out once again. The important annual fundraiser for sick and injured children was assisted by the community’s always-popular volunteer auctioneer

Shriners dinner deemed outstanding

Estimated $20,000 or more raised for local sick children

The Big Country Shrine Club King Crab and Prime Rib dinner-auction fundraiser was sold out once again. The important annual fundraiser for sick and injured children was assisted by the community’s always-popular volunteer auctioneer
Sage Birchwater’s new book Chilcotin Chronicles draws on oral history to tell the history of the people of the Chilcotin. Birchwater will be in 100 Mile House on April 19 for a book signing at Nuthatch Books from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cariboo author draws from oral history

Chilcotin Chronicles tells of colourful characters

Sage Birchwater’s new book Chilcotin Chronicles draws on oral history to tell the history of the people of the Chilcotin. Birchwater will be in 100 Mile House on April 19 for a book signing at Nuthatch Books from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Category 3 fires - those larger than two metres high by three meters high

Category 3 open fires prohibited in Cariboo Fire Centre

As of noon on Thursday April 13, Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre.

  • Apr 12, 2017
Category 3 fires - those larger than two metres high by three meters high
Grade 12 students Larissa Hilstad (left)

Grads ready to strut their stuff

The annual Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School Grad Fashion Show is set to take place on April 13.

Grade 12 students Larissa Hilstad (left)
From left: Jessica Arthur

Lumberjacks and log cabins

Three Kiwis experience Canada and, unexpectedly, the Cariboo

From left: Jessica Arthur
Co-organizer Martina Dopf hanging out with the Easter bunny at last year’s event. This year the event takes place on Saturday

Easter Egg Hunt hopping into 100 Mile

The Easter Bunny will be hiding chocolate eggs on 100 Mile House on Saturday, April 15 at the South Cariboo Rec. Centre.

Co-organizer Martina Dopf hanging out with the Easter bunny at last year’s event. This year the event takes place on Saturday
Goalie Sarah Balbirnie blocks a play by Robin Fry as her defender

Skills and Chills for female hockey players

Hockey players swarmed the South Cariboo Rec Centre at the Skills and Chills Female Hockey Weekend held from March 31 to April 2.

Goalie Sarah Balbirnie blocks a play by Robin Fry as her defender
Creekside Seniors Activity Centre potluck dances always offer fun and frolicks for anyone aged 50 and up. The Spring Fling lunch planned for this Sunday (April 9) will feature live music with the always-popular Mark Allen

Join Spring Fling for a post-winter swing

Everyone age 50 and over is invited to a Spring Fling potluck lunch and dance at Creekside Seniors Activity Centre on April 9.

Creekside Seniors Activity Centre potluck dances always offer fun and frolicks for anyone aged 50 and up. The Spring Fling lunch planned for this Sunday (April 9) will feature live music with the always-popular Mark Allen
RCMP News

Stolen vehicle

100 Mile RCMP are looking for help locating a stolen vehicle.

  • Apr 4, 2017
RCMP News
Mike Green

Canada’s 150th to be celebrated with style

Month-long CCLF celebrations coming to the 108 Mile Ranch

Mike Green
The women of Steel Magnolias crowd around M’Lynne (middle) played by Myra Newstead. Holly Klassen (left)

Laughter and tears at Steel Magnolias

Play runs March 30 to April 8 at Martin Exeter Hall in 100 Mile House

The women of Steel Magnolias crowd around M’Lynne (middle) played by Myra Newstead. Holly Klassen (left)
Dozens of students and several staff turned out from around the world with delicious dishes and well wishes for ESL co-ordinator Noreen Beer at a retirement potluck held on March 28. It was held at the Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy office in the South Cariboo Business Centre.

Federal ESL, settlement funding dries up

Regional strategy sought for covering permanent residents

Dozens of students and several staff turned out from around the world with delicious dishes and well wishes for ESL co-ordinator Noreen Beer at a retirement potluck held on March 28. It was held at the Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy office in the South Cariboo Business Centre.