Clinton

Telus Smart Hubs are coming to Clinton. (File photo).

Clinton council considers museum merchandise request

Council also approves an RCMP-sponsored kids’ bike rodeo at Reg Conn Park on June 19

 

Village of Clinton office, date unknown. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton seeks grants for housing development

Village land above Carson Street was original designated for hospital use

 

Bonaparte Indian Band's pipe carrier, Marilyn Porter, centre, with niece Rayne Porter (left), son Sonny and daughter Francine. (Karen Warren photo - submitted)

Bonaparte ancestral remains discovered at Ashcroft Terminal returned to burial site

Resolution found between Bonaparte band and Ashcroft Terminal following “emotional” negotiations

 

Robin Fennell organized an impromptu Alzheimer’s Walk in Clinton on Sunday, May 30. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Unofficial walk for Alzheimer’s awareness

Clinton residents show their support for the cause

Robin Fennell organized an impromptu Alzheimer’s Walk in Clinton on Sunday, May 30. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
She’s not yet a member of the Clinton Art and Cultural Society, but it can only be a matter of time before Harper Lawrence joins the group. Over spring break this year, Harper took part in a painting tutorial in Clinton organized by Sandi Burrage. (Photo credit: Clinton Art and Cultural Society/Facebook)

Clinton Art and Cultural Society says the (art) show must go on

After cancelling last year’s show, the society is planning one for the August long weekend

She’s not yet a member of the Clinton Art and Cultural Society, but it can only be a matter of time before Harper Lawrence joins the group. Over spring break this year, Harper took part in a painting tutorial in Clinton organized by Sandi Burrage. (Photo credit: Clinton Art and Cultural Society/Facebook)
Amy Newman follows the route of the Cariboo Waggon Road — now Highway 97 — through Clinton. (Photo credit: New Pathways to Gold Society)

Cariboo Waggon Road receives restoration grant

New Pathways to Gold hopes to start work this summer on restoring sections of historic road

Amy Newman follows the route of the Cariboo Waggon Road — now Highway 97 — through Clinton. (Photo credit: New Pathways to Gold Society)
Clinton’s Off Leash Dog Park is one of the new facilities that will be included in the village’s Parks and Recreation Master Plan. (Photo credit: Village of Clinton)

Parks and rec master plan to help Clinton build for the future

Community consultation and feedback important part of development process

Clinton’s Off Leash Dog Park is one of the new facilities that will be included in the village’s Parks and Recreation Master Plan. (Photo credit: Village of Clinton)

Industrial park slated for Watch Lake Road

Building company Omnitek to start building new plant on 32-acre site

Cooper Lafreniere swings a lasso over his head while putting his horse Gunner through his paces at Cari Reeves’ farm. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

High school rodeos hamstrung by COVID-19

Youth lament the loss of competition, rodeo family

Cooper Lafreniere swings a lasso over his head while putting his horse Gunner through his paces at Cari Reeves’ farm. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
BC Wildfire Service personnel are on site of a blaze across from Churn Creek.

UPDATE: Firefighters respond to blaze five kilometres north of Clinton

Two other fires, in Forest Grove and Churn Creek, now under control

BC Wildfire Service personnel are on site of a blaze across from Churn Creek.
Charlene and John Boscott at the 2020 Clinton Annual Ball. (Photo credit: Clinton Annual Ball committee)

Clinton Annual Ball postponed again in 2021, but still carries on

Thanks to some creativity, ball is still the longest continually-held event of its kind in Canada

Charlene and John Boscott at the 2020 Clinton Annual Ball. (Photo credit: Clinton Annual Ball committee)
Wayne Fletcher finds something he likes from Lana Rae Brooks at her Lana Rae’s Naturals’ booth at the Clinton Outdoor Market at Hunnies Mercantile Sunday. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).

Market Day in Clinton

The local farmer’s market runs every Sunday at Hunnies Mercantile.

  • Apr 19, 2021
Wayne Fletcher finds something he likes from Lana Rae Brooks at her Lana Rae’s Naturals’ booth at the Clinton Outdoor Market at Hunnies Mercantile Sunday. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).
Janice Maurice, president of the South Cariboo Museum Society, and vice-president Peter Brandle, hope to see the Clinton Museum reopen its doors this spring. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton Museum anticipated to reopen this year

Society board waiting to hear from province on health orders.

Janice Maurice, president of the South Cariboo Museum Society, and vice-president Peter Brandle, hope to see the Clinton Museum reopen its doors this spring. (Kelly Sinoski - 100 Mile Free Press).
BC Wildfire Service to conduct prescribed burn near Clinton. (BC Wildfire Service file photo)

Wildfire service to conduct prescribed burn near Clinton

The burn will occur sometime between April 8 and April 30.

  • Apr 7, 2021
BC Wildfire Service to conduct prescribed burn near Clinton. (BC Wildfire Service file photo)
May Ball Rodeo is cancelled for another year due to COVID-19. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton’s May Ball Rodeo hog-tied again

Rodeo will be cancelled for the second year in a row, due to COVID-19.

May Ball Rodeo is cancelled for another year due to COVID-19. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Jennifer Lawrence (r), founder of Bubbles' Blossom Design in Clinton, with Monika Wyssen at Valentine's Day 2021. The business is one of the finalists for a Small Business BC Award. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski)

Bloomin’ good: Clinton florist business is awards finalist

Bubbles’ Blossom Design makes it to final five in BC Small Business Awards category

Jennifer Lawrence (r), founder of Bubbles' Blossom Design in Clinton, with Monika Wyssen at Valentine's Day 2021. The business is one of the finalists for a Small Business BC Award. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski)
Fay Breck prepares to administer a dose of the Pfizer vaccine in 100 Mile House on Tuesday, March 23. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Mix-up results in confusion over vaccine bookings in 100 Mile House

Call centre allowed those under 80 to book vaccines

Fay Breck prepares to administer a dose of the Pfizer vaccine in 100 Mile House on Tuesday, March 23. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Paige Annett’s Remembrance Day colour poster was sent to the zone competition in Williams Lake. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton students remember veterans in words and posters

Three students see their creations advance to Legion zone competition in Williams Lake

Paige Annett’s Remembrance Day colour poster was sent to the zone competition in Williams Lake. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Susan Wedler holds up some of the favourite westerns at the ClintonLlibrary, which has started offering a Library Home Service for patrons who cannot make it to the branch. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski)

Library Home Service now offered through Clinton Library

Pilot project uses volunteers to deliver library materials to those who can’t access the branch

Susan Wedler holds up some of the favourite westerns at the ClintonLlibrary, which has started offering a Library Home Service for patrons who cannot make it to the branch. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski)
Luna was missing for 17 days before she was found Tuesday. (Photo submitted).
Luna was missing for 17 days before she was found Tuesday. (Photo submitted).