100 Mile House

Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

In the old days, they did what had to be done

Marianne Van Osch’s weekly column

 

Members of the 100 Mile House Wranglers attempt to score a goal against former Wrangler Kristen Stead during practice last week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Former Wranglers goalie goes pro

Kristian Stead has signed with the Knoxville Ice Bears

 

Homeless man lying on bench. File photo

Hidden homelessness on the rise in district

Homelessness remains an issue for 100 Mile House

 

Summer Lisoway displays her sunflower, which she had started from seed early in the spring. (George Lee photo - submitted).

HANSEN: Changes coming to Lac La Hache

Lee Hanse’s weekly column the 100 Mile Free Press

  • Oct 14, 2021
Summer Lisoway displays her sunflower, which she had started from seed early in the spring. (George Lee photo - submitted).
Elke Baechmann (left) goes for a ride on scooters with Kallie Hall, Rylee Langford and Oden Hall. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Kindergym returns to Community Hall

After a multi-month absence, Kindergym is back at the 100 Mile Community…

Elke Baechmann (left) goes for a ride on scooters with Kallie Hall, Rylee Langford and Oden Hall. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The wheel that smashed through the Jones’ family’s dining room window. Doris Jones photo - submitted).

Speed to be reviewed after tire smashes into 70 Mile home

Ministry of Transportation to review if 100 km/h remains appropriate

The wheel that smashed through the Jones’ family’s dining room window. Doris Jones photo - submitted).
A COVID-19 test kit.

Two South Cariboo classes self-isolating following COVID exposure

COVID case rate climbing in 100 Mile House area

A COVID-19 test kit.
Santa Claus visited 100 Mile House children last year at daycares and grocery stores due to the 100 Mile House Santa Claus Parade being cancelled. This year, however, he plans to return for the 2021 parade. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Santa Claus Parade planning on the march

Organizers are moving ahead to plan the event for Nov. 19

Santa Claus visited 100 Mile House children last year at daycares and grocery stores due to the 100 Mile House Santa Claus Parade being cancelled. This year, however, he plans to return for the 2021 parade. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Princeton Posse defenseman Elijah Havers and 100 Mile House Wranglers forward Tanner Hooper nearly came to blows several times on the ice during last Friday’s game. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers take hard-earned win

In their first win of the season the 100 Mile House Wranglers bested the Princeton Posse on home ice

Princeton Posse defenseman Elijah Havers and 100 Mile House Wranglers forward Tanner Hooper nearly came to blows several times on the ice during last Friday’s game. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Montana Forster adds more canned foods to his truckload, during Deka’s 2020 Food Drive donations for Interlakes Christmas Giftboxes. (Diana Forster photo - submitted).

Donations welcomed for Christmas gift boxes

Diana Forster Interlakes column

  • Oct 12, 2021
Montana Forster adds more canned foods to his truckload, during Deka’s 2020 Food Drive donations for Interlakes Christmas Giftboxes. (Diana Forster photo - submitted).
David Liang of People Power Society for Healthy Communities was down to his last box of carrots at the final South Cariboo Farmer’s Market of 2021. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
David Liang of People Power Society for Healthy Communities was down to his last box of carrots at the final South Cariboo Farmer’s Market of 2021. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile RCMP Staff Sgt. Svend Nielsen was the Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2021 lead driver. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Tour de North raises $134,000

Funds go to pediatric cancer research and Camp Goodtimes

100 Mile RCMP Staff Sgt. Svend Nielsen was the Cops for Cancer Tour de North 2021 lead driver. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
Rosemary Pede, the 100 Mile Free Press’ new administrative coordinator, is happy for the chance to get to know the community in her new role. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New admin coodinator joins paper

Rosemary Pede excited to learn about the community

Rosemary Pede, the 100 Mile Free Press’ new administrative coordinator, is happy for the chance to get to know the community in her new role. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

Open ears and heart to Indigenous voices

MLA Lorne Doerkson column

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
100 Mile Curling Club member Bill Pratt sprays the curling rink down with water to fill in any air pockets to make the ice surface smooth in preparation for the upcoming curling season. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Curling Club set to curl Oct. 12

The season begins next week at the 100 Mile Curling Rink

100 Mile Curling Club member Bill Pratt sprays the curling rink down with water to fill in any air pockets to make the ice surface smooth in preparation for the upcoming curling season. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tracy McAvity and Penny Bailey have teamed up to bring their show Reflective Visions to Parkside Gallery this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tracy McAvity and Penny Bailey have teamed up to bring their show Reflective Visions to Parkside Gallery this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Fire crews from 100 Mile House, Forest Grove and 108 Mile Ranch worked to battle a structure fire in Gateway Thursday afternoon. (100 Mile House Fire Rescue - Submitted photo)

Fire safety starts with early prevention

Fire Prevention Week in full swing across the province from Oct. 3-9

Fire crews from 100 Mile House, Forest Grove and 108 Mile Ranch worked to battle a structure fire in Gateway Thursday afternoon. (100 Mile House Fire Rescue - Submitted photo)
Several pieces of equipment have been stolen from the Interlakes playground. (File photo)

Cameras to go up at Interlakes playground

Several thefts of equipment have occurred at the popular site

Several pieces of equipment have been stolen from the Interlakes playground. (File photo)
Cecilia de Groot, of Paper Cranes for Hope, and her son Thayus McSorely, were on hand at the Stemete7uw’i Friendship Centre Sept. 30, selling handmade cranes to raise funds for the centre. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Orange Shirt story highlighted in South Cariboo

Several events held to mark first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Cecilia de Groot, of Paper Cranes for Hope, and her son Thayus McSorely, were on hand at the Stemete7uw’i Friendship Centre Sept. 30, selling handmade cranes to raise funds for the centre. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)