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The 100 Mile RCMP is currently looking for this man in connection with reports of a stolen vehicle. (Photo submitted)

Police seek ‘person of interest’ in truck theft

Vehicle went missing on Jan. 26 in 103 Mile.

 

Canim Lake Band remains in lockdown. (Martina Dopf photo)

Canim Lake Band grieves loss of second Elder due to COVID-19

Elder, who lived away from home, was ‘matriarch, a fierce protector’, Chief says.

 

A spaced, pruned stand of Douglas fir in the foreground shows fuels are cleaned up off the ground. In the background is a denser untreated area high in fuels. (Photo submitted)

Wildfire risk reduction project in Big Bar Lake area nears completion

Crews have created a series of fuel breaks to help reduce intensity of approaching wildfires.

 

Brent and Craig Lebeau of Lebeau Brothers Logging star in Mud Mountain Haulers on Discovery Canada. (Photo submitted)

Mud Mountain Haulers shine light on forest industry

New TV show, featuring Lebeau Brothers Logging and shot in the Cariboo, premieres tonight.

Brent and Craig Lebeau of Lebeau Brothers Logging star in Mud Mountain Haulers on Discovery Canada. (Photo submitted)
Colour brings literacy alive (Black Press Media).

Literacy: ‘Endless realms of literacies’ still to discover

For many of us, the definition of literacy means knowing how to read and write texts.

  • Jan 24, 2021
Colour brings literacy alive (Black Press Media).
Map of EnGold sites in Lac la Hache. (EnGold Mines Ltd. image)

EnGold contemplates future of possible mining project

There be gold in Lac La Hache- or at least the promise of substantial deposits.

Map of EnGold sites in Lac la Hache. (EnGold Mines Ltd. image)
Forty-five percent of people have trouble reading a newspaper. (File photo).

Literacy: Strong literacy skills now matter more than ever

45 percent of people may have difficulty understanding newspapers or following instruction manuals.

  • Jan 24, 2021
Forty-five percent of people have trouble reading a newspaper. (File photo).
Oban Chambers skis sideways down the hill at Centennial Park during a 100 Mile Nordics free ski lesson earlier this season. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Nordics cancel Teck races, temporarily suspend youth lessons

Hopes by 100 Mile Nordics to resurrect their Teck Northern Cup races this year have been dashed.

  • Jan 24, 2021
Oban Chambers skis sideways down the hill at Centennial Park during a 100 Mile Nordics free ski lesson earlier this season. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Rod Hennecker and Karen Greenwood’s small herd of sheep in their winter pen. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile House)

Seedy Saturday goes online

Horse Lake Farm Co-Op not hosting it this year

Rod Hennecker and Karen Greenwood’s small herd of sheep in their winter pen. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile House)

MP McLeod concerned about aviation cutbacks

Cathy McLeod astounded by “crisis in our essential aviation industry.”

  • Jan 22, 2021
A selection of the books that grace my physical shelves. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Reading and literacy can change lives

If there’s one thing that’s defined the course of my life more than anything it’s reading.

A selection of the books that grace my physical shelves. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Curling Club ends season

President Gordon Smith said season suspended following extension of B.C.’s current health order.

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Grade 5 student Liam Ouellette and Grade 4 student Trigg Jansen read together in Horse Lake Elementary School’s reading room. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Reading, literacy opens doors to learning

Students at Horse Lake Elementary School seek out challenging reads.

Grade 5 student Liam Ouellette and Grade 4 student Trigg Jansen read together in Horse Lake Elementary School’s reading room. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

100 Mile mayor calls on residents to ‘work together’ during pandemic

Mitch Campsall also urges residents to follow the health orders.

100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
Mailboxes at 108 Mile Ranch were broken into on the weekend. (Kelly Sinoski photo- 100 Mile Free Press).

Police report: Mailboxes broken into at several locations across region

100 Mile RCMP respond to 77 calls for service from Jan. 13-19

Mailboxes at 108 Mile Ranch were broken into on the weekend. (Kelly Sinoski photo- 100 Mile Free Press).
Canim Lake Band remains in lockdown. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Canim Lake Band loses Elder due to COVID-19

Community is devastated, Chief Helen Henderson says.

Canim Lake Band remains in lockdown. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
South Cariboo Recreation Centre. Jen Blyth photo

CRD to apply for grant to install high-def cameras, audio at ice arenas for streaming

The cost of the project is estimated at $250,000 for installation at all three recreation facilities

South Cariboo Recreation Centre. Jen Blyth photo
Left to right: Karli-Rae Ross, Real Russell, Chanelle McBride, Sarah and Emily Tinney. (Photo submitted)

Highland 4-H to continue club activities in 2021

Events may be virtual at first

  • Jan 16, 2021
Left to right: Karli-Rae Ross, Real Russell, Chanelle McBride, Sarah and Emily Tinney. (Photo submitted)
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