100 Mile House

Students and teachers of Lac La Hache Elementary School are happy to have a new Buddy Bench in the school playground, donated by Peter Arnold (in red, at back). (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Buddy benches offer safe space at schools

Lac La Hache Elementary is the most recent SD27 school to receive one

Students and teachers of Lac La Hache Elementary School are happy to have a new Buddy Bench in the school playground, donated by Peter Arnold (in red, at back). (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Jacob Plewes (left) and Ella Shimmin happily shove burdock into a bag held open by Ava Gould on Earth Day. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Students clear ‘evil place’ of burdock

On Earth Day Mile 108 Elementary students learned about invasive species

Jacob Plewes (left) and Ella Shimmin happily shove burdock into a bag held open by Ava Gould on Earth Day. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cody Call jumps in front of a bull to protect his friend Logan Parent after he was bucked while bull riding. (Lauren Carruthers photo)

Memorial bull ride to honour Logan Parent

The 100 Mile House event is slated for June to raise awareness about concussions, mental health

Cody Call jumps in front of a bull to protect his friend Logan Parent after he was bucked while bull riding. (Lauren Carruthers photo)
Big Rock Ranch’s stall was a popular stop for those looking for fresh local produce at the South Cariboo Farmers Market last year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Farmers Market back at rec centre

Board of south South Cariboo Farmers’ Market had difficulty finding a location

Big Rock Ranch’s stall was a popular stop for those looking for fresh local produce at the South Cariboo Farmers Market last year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Arsenault family including Torstein (left), Greyson, Courtney and Rowan all had a blast at the Blue Sky’s Autism Awareness and Acceptance Event. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Raising autism awareness in 100 Mile House

Dozens show up for Blue Sky’s Autism Services’ Autism Awareness and Appreciation event

The Arsenault family including Torstein (left), Greyson, Courtney and Rowan all had a blast at the Blue Sky’s Autism Awareness and Acceptance Event. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Sarah Smith with her cat, Bumpers, who was found dead last week. (Submitted photo)

Owner believes dead pet victim of cat trapper

Sarah Smith’s cat Bumpers was found dead and her other cat Gizmo is missing

Sarah Smith with her cat, Bumpers, who was found dead last week. (Submitted photo)
Caili Rae Hendley has been reported missing. (Photo submitted)

RCMP looking for missing 100 Mile woman

Caili Rae Hendley was last seen on April 21 in Kamloops

Caili Rae Hendley has been reported missing. (Photo submitted)
Maxi Springmann practices flipping Will McKenzie to the mats at Koro Judo 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Kokoro Judo student brings home bronze

Three 100 Mile competitors travelled to the Edmonton International Judo Championship

Maxi Springmann practices flipping Will McKenzie to the mats at Koro Judo 100 Mile House. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Consultant Jerome Lengkeek presents the South Cariboo Housing Needs Assessment to District of 100 Mile House council April 21. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Barely enough space’ for local seniors

South Cariboo Housing Needs Assessment points to dire housing shortage

Consultant Jerome Lengkeek presents the South Cariboo Housing Needs Assessment to District of 100 Mile House council April 21. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile Fire Rescue members clean up a diesel spill at 711. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cracked jerry can results in diesel spill at 7-Eleven

Firefighters called out to gas station Wednesday afternoon

100 Mile Fire Rescue members clean up a diesel spill at 711. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Evan Kalmakoff’s Beast peers over the shoulder of Melody Watkins’ Belle as she reads him the Legend of King Arthur. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Hats off to stars of Beauty and the Beast

Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School’s Theatre Troupe delighted crowds last week

Evan Kalmakoff’s Beast peers over the shoulder of Melody Watkins’ Belle as she reads him the Legend of King Arthur. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Rya Minnabarriett, of Cache Creek, participated in a pitching clinic hosted by Cache Creek Softball Association last weekend. The clinic, which also included batting, was run by Softball Canada instructor Jackie Desilets. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Youth participate in Cache Creek pitching, batting clinics

Softball Canada instructor Jackie Desilets offered basic skills for youth

Rya Minnabarriett, of Cache Creek, participated in a pitching clinic hosted by Cache Creek Softball Association last weekend. The clinic, which also included batting, was run by Softball Canada instructor Jackie Desilets. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Octavia Cosman mimics her mother, Jill, during the Women’s Fair yoga session at the South Cariboo Recreation Centre on May 5, 2018. (Brendan Kyle Jure photo.)

Cariboo Women’s Fair returns in style

The fair is on this weekend starting with a Ladies Night Out this Friday

Octavia Cosman mimics her mother, Jill, during the Women’s Fair yoga session at the South Cariboo Recreation Centre on May 5, 2018. (Brendan Kyle Jure photo.)
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Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)

ZIRNHELT: Be vigilant around your poultry stocks

David Zirnhelt’s column to the Free Press

Ranch Musings columnist David Zirnhelt. (File photo)
Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

DOERKSON: Getting prepared for flood and fire season

MLA Lorne Doerkson’s column to the Free Press

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
Jim and Helen St. Jean at the new and improved Century Home Hardware, 536 Horse Lake Rd.

Spring in 100 Mile: Your source for indoor and outdoor home improvement!

From sump pumps to BBQs, expanded Home Hardware has extensive stock on display

  • Apr 25, 2022
Jim and Helen St. Jean at the new and improved Century Home Hardware, 536 Horse Lake Rd.
Patrick Davies tries his hand at pickleball last Thursday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Sport lots of fun but not as easy as it looks

Patrick Davies’ monthly Free Press Column

  • Apr 24, 2022
Patrick Davies tries his hand at pickleball last Thursday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
An Easter egg hunt in Lone Butte was well attended Sunday. (Fiona Grisswell photo - submitted).

GRISSWELL: Lone Butte hosts Easter Bunny, events

Lone Butte community happenings

  • Apr 24, 2022
An Easter egg hunt in Lone Butte was well attended Sunday. (Fiona Grisswell photo - submitted).
The Forest Grove Legion. Doris Rufli photo.

New summer market starting in Forest Grove

The Forest Grove Market will run every Saturday outside the Legion

The Forest Grove Legion. Doris Rufli photo.