100 Mile House

Miles Theoret and Charles Jones blocks one another’s attacks with their shields during a practice bout last Tuesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Medieval days in the South Cariboo

Local Society for Creative Anachronisms looking for new members

Miles Theoret and Charles Jones blocks one another’s attacks with their shields during a practice bout last Tuesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Our Place Childcare Centre’s owner Brittany McCausland (left) helps Eve Cole package some baked goods for Sue Glenn while Liam Reichelt watches. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Sweet deal for new swings

Our Place Pre-School Child Care Center looking to buy new playground equipment

Our Place Childcare Centre’s owner Brittany McCausland (left) helps Eve Cole package some baked goods for Sue Glenn while Liam Reichelt watches. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Students of the South Cariboo Rec Centre’s dance class performed a recital at the South Cariboo Women’s Fair. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

South Cariboo Women’s Fair wows the crowds

Hundreds turned out to take in live performances and check out booths

Students of the South Cariboo Rec Centre’s dance class performed a recital at the South Cariboo Women’s Fair. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cameron McSorley. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Charges stayed against Forest Grove man

Cameron McSorley had been charged with uttering threats against the MCFD

Cameron McSorley. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lauren Keller is excited to be spending her summer working for the 100 Mile Free Press as our new summer student reporter. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Student reporter joins Free Press

Lauren Keller is looking forward to learning a new writing style this summer

Lauren Keller is excited to be spending her summer working for the 100 Mile Free Press as our new summer student reporter. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tracy Haddow, executive director of the 100 Mile District Hospice Palliative Care Society, attended the 2022 South Cariboo Women’s Fair to promote Hospice Awareness Month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Full slate of events for Hospice Awareness Month

Friends of Hospice program in need of new members

Tracy Haddow, executive director of the 100 Mile District Hospice Palliative Care Society, attended the 2022 South Cariboo Women’s Fair to promote Hospice Awareness Month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Carol Munro, left, and Jessica Thomas show off their mixed-media art at Showcase Gallery. (Lauren Keller photo- 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Anything goes’ in new Showcase Gallery exhibit

Jessica Thomas and Carol Munro bring exciting new art styles this May

Carol Munro, left, and Jessica Thomas show off their mixed-media art at Showcase Gallery. (Lauren Keller photo- 100 Mile Free Press)
Christopher Billy and Wendell Smitheram are doing their best to stay positive after losing their van and most of their worldly possessions in a fire on Monday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘It was home’: Men homeless after fire destroys van

Woman arrested for allegedly lighting the van on fire in 100 Mile House

Christopher Billy and Wendell Smitheram are doing their best to stay positive after losing their van and most of their worldly possessions in a fire on Monday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Hoss Fremlin, left, and his mom Jolene, participated in the Cariboo Country Carriage Club Poker Ride & Drive at Huber Ranch and Equestrian Centre in 70 Mile House on April 24. Hoss, 6, was the youngest rider in the event. (Submitted photo).

Big summer ahead for 70 Mile House

Ken Alexander’s column to the Free Press

  • May 5, 2022
Hoss Fremlin, left, and his mom Jolene, participated in the Cariboo Country Carriage Club Poker Ride & Drive at Huber Ranch and Equestrian Centre in 70 Mile House on April 24. Hoss, 6, was the youngest rider in the event. (Submitted photo).
100 Mile House Food Bank Society president Danny Williams, center, prepares to cut the ribbon to celebrate the foodbank purchasing its own facility. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Food Bank buys building

The purchase comes after extensive upgrades by the society

100 Mile House Food Bank Society president Danny Williams, center, prepares to cut the ribbon to celebrate the foodbank purchasing its own facility. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A muskrat enjoys the sunshine on Sepa Lake Monday evening. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Public invited to trappers’ convention open house

Trappers running numerous educational activities throughout Saturday

A muskrat enjoys the sunshine on Sepa Lake Monday evening. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
PSO Eagles senior captain Emily Machado grapples with LCSS Falcons’ player Taryn Hincshe during the 100 Mile House Girls Rugby Jamboree. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PSO Eagles host jamboree

100 Mile House faced off against teams from Williams Lake and Vanderhoof

PSO Eagles senior captain Emily Machado grapples with LCSS Falcons’ player Taryn Hincshe during the 100 Mile House Girls Rugby Jamboree. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).

Deka Lake fire hall off-limits to community

The Cariboo Regional District abandons plans to investigate dual-use options

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).
Open burning ban

Category 3 burning ban in effect for 100 Mile Forest District

The ban comes into effect Wednesday, May 4

  • May 3, 2022
Open burning ban
100 Mile Fire Rescue members work to fully extinguish a van intentionally lit on fire near the South Cariboo Visitor’s Centre. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Woman arrested in connection with van fire near South Cariboo Visitor Centre

The van belonged to an Anahim Lake man, who lost ‘all his worldly possessions’ in the fire

100 Mile Fire Rescue members work to fully extinguish a van intentionally lit on fire near the South Cariboo Visitor’s Centre. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
In 1992, a beaver dam burst, flooding the railway tracks near Lac La Hache and causing the engine and five cars to derail. No one was hurt in the incident. (100 Mile Free Press Historical photo)
In 1992, a beaver dam burst, flooding the railway tracks near Lac La Hache and causing the engine and five cars to derail. No one was hurt in the incident. (100 Mile Free Press Historical photo)
Trish Chung, Demian Pettman and Kerry Tunnacliffe took some time out Friday to sing together outside the Parkside Art Gallery. The women hope to bring more people together for a monthly sing-a-long. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Trio celebrates Earth Day with song

The women gathered outside Parkside Gallery and sang together

Trish Chung, Demian Pettman and Kerry Tunnacliffe took some time out Friday to sing together outside the Parkside Art Gallery. The women hope to bring more people together for a monthly sing-a-long. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Ingrid Meyer has been an integral part of the 108 Mile community for years now in her capacity as a volunteer and now chair of the 108 Mile Ranch Community Association. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

108 Mile Ranch hosts community fair

Several different groups are coming together to run the event

Ingrid Meyer has been an integral part of the 108 Mile community for years now in her capacity as a volunteer and now chair of the 108 Mile Ranch Community Association. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Louise Scott volunteers for Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy’s English language programs. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘It takes a village’: volunteer gives back

Louise Scott a key volunteer for the Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy

Louise Scott volunteers for Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy’s English language programs. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Huncity Mountain Bike Club has been working hard to develop new trail systems around the South Cariboo. (Submitted photo)

Bike trail master plan hindered by ALC rules

Huncity now needs to apply for permission from the Agricultural Land Commission for future projects

The Huncity Mountain Bike Club has been working hard to develop new trail systems around the South Cariboo. (Submitted photo)