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Cathy McLeod (File Photo)

McLeod disappointed with first federal budget in two years

The 2021 Federal Budget released Monday, April 19 is “disappointing and politically opportunistic,”

 

A two-hectare fire is burning between Canim Lake and Hawkins Lake. (Photo submitted).

Homeowners urged to be cautious with outdoor burning

Multiple fires, tinder-dry conditions good reminders to be vigilant.

 

Smoke rising from a slash pile near Canim-Hendrix Road on Tuesday, April 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Blaze on Canim-Hendrix Lake Road a false alarm

The smoke was coming from a legal under-control slash pile

 

An RCMP cruiser flashes its light as it speeds up Highway 97. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Drivers stopped in joint operation, several offences investigated

The operation was organized by the local BC Highway Patrol traffic enforcement unit on April 17.

An RCMP cruiser flashes its light as it speeds up Highway 97. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile RCMP are asking the public’s help in locating this boat. (Photo submitted).

UPDATED: Stolen boat in 108 Mile found, returned to owner

Owner contacted by third-party witness on social media.

100 Mile RCMP are asking the public’s help in locating this boat. (Photo submitted).
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  • Apr 19, 2021
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South Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Steve Baker checks the blood pressure of Captain Art Groves in the rehabilitation tent during a recent core Playbook rehabilitation refresher course. (Ken Alexander photo - submitted).

South Green Lake firefighters get rehab refresher

South Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department (SGLVFD) members turned out in force for course.

  • Apr 18, 2021
South Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Steve Baker checks the blood pressure of Captain Art Groves in the rehabilitation tent during a recent core Playbook rehabilitation refresher course. (Ken Alexander photo - submitted).
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The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)

CRD considers user-pay, other options to reduce waste

Regional district to seek public feedback before updating plan.

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)
This week's editorial.

No judgment

The 100 Mile House RCMP made two arrests last week. One was…

  • Apr 18, 2021
This week's editorial.
Marianne Van Osch

Country singer found heaven in the Cariboo

Marianne Van Osch guest column.

  • Apr 17, 2021
Marianne Van Osch
A firefighter works to contain a grass fire burning by Canim-Hendrix Lake Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Firefighters battle multiple small fires on Canim-Hendrix Road

Crews are working to extinguish the blazes.

A firefighter works to contain a grass fire burning by Canim-Hendrix Lake Road. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A two-hectare fire is burning between Canim Lake and Hawkins Lake. (Photo submitted).

Updated: Five-hectare fire near Hawkins Lake under control

Crews continue to patrol the site today.

A two-hectare fire is burning between Canim Lake and Hawkins Lake. (Photo submitted).
Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Finding balance in midst of pandemic

Life is all about finding balance. Every day I’m balancing how much…

Patrick Davies is a reporter for 100 Mile Free Press. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
An ostrich strides from its barn at the Ostrich BnB in Lone Butte. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Ostriches help put B&B on the map

Gerbi and Marco Beukeboom found ostriches were a big attraction when they opened their bed and breakfast.

An ostrich strides from its barn at the Ostrich BnB in Lone Butte. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Krysta Stewart holds Tucker Hamilton’s hand as she guides him down a climbing platform belonging to her goats including Dexter the goat. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Socially distant walk planned for Autism Awareness

The fourth annual Autism Awareness Day walk will go ahead this year but with a new twist.

Krysta Stewart holds Tucker Hamilton’s hand as she guides him down a climbing platform belonging to her goats including Dexter the goat. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Forest Grove Volunteer Fire Department urges residents to be cautious when burning debris right now. (File photo).

VIDEO: Residents reminded to be cautious with outdoor burning following back-to-back fires

Despite snow and frozen ground, grass and trees are ‘tinder dry,’ says Forest Grove VFD Fire Chief Shannon Wagner s

Forest Grove Volunteer Fire Department urges residents to be cautious when burning debris right now. (File photo).
Neil Pinkett poses with his new exhibit in the Showcase Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Artist brings colour, vibrancy to Showcase Gallery

Neil Pinkett hopes to brighten people’s day with his exhibit.

Neil Pinkett poses with his new exhibit in the Showcase Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Forest Grove District Rod and Gun Club seeks to draw more families

We’re here to have fun”: former president Marshall Gaudreault

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Bobbi-Jo Dayman organizes the bookings and schedules for the Stan Halcro Agriplex. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Horsing around at the 100 Mile Agriplex

The Stan Halcro Agriplex is getting a lot of use this winter.

Bobbi-Jo Dayman organizes the bookings and schedules for the Stan Halcro Agriplex. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).