Clinton

Robert Dale Stanton of Clinton was last heard from on Jan. 9, but has now been in touch with investigators. (Photo credit: RCMP)

Missing Clinton man has been in touch with investigators

Robert Dale Stanton was last heard from on Jan. 9 and had been reported as missing

 

A power outage Thursday night left nearly 3,000 homes in Clinton and the 70 Mile areas in the dark. (Katie McCullough photo).

Updated: Clinton, 70 Mile left in the dark after vehicle crashes into transmission pole

BC Hydro still working to restore power to 330 homes in 70 Mile House

 

Wayne Marchant rests on a memorial bench in honour of his late wife Sharon at the Clinton dog park. He had been waiting seven years for the bench. (Photo submitted).

Clinton memorial bench honours ‘lover of animals’

Bench is one of two installed in village so far

 

Editorial

Happy New Year

A new year is dawning. As we look back to the year…

  • Dec 31, 2020
Editorial
TNRD director Sally Watson

Year-in-review: TNRD to work on connecting people in 2021

Message from TNRD director Sally Watson

  • Dec 31, 2020
TNRD director Sally Watson
Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Year-in-Review: Little Mermaid wows, cowboys lament

Entertainment stories from 2020

  • Dec 30, 2020
Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Wranglers during their last home game against the Chase Heat. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers skip season but other sports prevail

Year-in-Review: Sports

  • Dec 30, 2020
The Wranglers during their last home game against the Chase Heat. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
A member of 100 Mile Fire Rescue ensures the fire is out by giving the site a spray of water. Of the 25 members of the department, 17 fought the blaze throughout the night from Friday night to Saturday morning. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

COVID topped news, other events in 2020

Year-in-Review: news from 2020

  • Dec 29, 2020
A member of 100 Mile Fire Rescue ensures the fire is out by giving the site a spray of water. Of the 25 members of the department, 17 fought the blaze throughout the night from Friday night to Saturday morning. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Forest Grove Legion. Facebook photo.
Forest Grove Legion. Facebook photo.

Clinton, Forest Grove legions receive federal aid

The branches recently applied for financial assistance through Veterans Affairs Canada.

  • Dec 23, 2020
Forest Grove Legion. Facebook photo.
Forest Grove Legion. Facebook photo.
Denis Fluet, left, checks out the baked goods at Ruth Park’s stall at Clinton’s first outdoor Christmas market at Hunnies Mercantile on Dec. 13. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Christmas in the air in Clinton

Outdoor market draws the crowds

  • Dec 18, 2020
Denis Fluet, left, checks out the baked goods at Ruth Park’s stall at Clinton’s first outdoor Christmas market at Hunnies Mercantile on Dec. 13. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
From left (back): Sherri Coldwell, Trish Schatchal, Christine Williams and Const. Marika Masters helped to collect food and toys for Clinton’s Cram the Cruiser event on Dec. 12 outside the Cariboo Lodge. Front: Sandi Burrage and Ed Schlosser. (Jackson Masters photo - submitted).

Clinton residents cram the cruiser

Event raises $4,370, more than 400 pounds of toys and 1,162 pounds of food.

  • Dec 16, 2020
From left (back): Sherri Coldwell, Trish Schatchal, Christine Williams and Const. Marika Masters helped to collect food and toys for Clinton’s Cram the Cruiser event on Dec. 12 outside the Cariboo Lodge. Front: Sandi Burrage and Ed Schlosser. (Jackson Masters photo - submitted).
Free Press is accepting community Christmas stories.

100 Mile Free Press accepting Christmas story submissions

Send us your fiction or non-fiction stories, poems or memories for our Christmas edition.

Free Press is accepting community Christmas stories.
Free Press is accepting community Christmas stories.

100 Mile Free Press accepting Christmas story submissions

Send us your fiction or non-fiction stories, poems or memories for our Christmas edition.

Free Press is accepting community Christmas stories.
Clinton Citizens on Patrol members Gina Fankhanel and Brenda Horsley conduct speed watch duties by the side of Highway 97 in Clinton. (Marika Masters photo)
Clinton Citizens on Patrol members Gina Fankhanel and Brenda Horsley conduct speed watch duties by the side of Highway 97 in Clinton. (Marika Masters, submitted photo)

Clinton’s new Citizens on Patrol deployed on speed watch

Citizens on Patrol has returned to the streets of Clinton.

Clinton Citizens on Patrol members Gina Fankhanel and Brenda Horsley conduct speed watch duties by the side of Highway 97 in Clinton. (Marika Masters photo)
Clinton Citizens on Patrol members Gina Fankhanel and Brenda Horsley conduct speed watch duties by the side of Highway 97 in Clinton. (Marika Masters, submitted photo)
A snowfall warning is in effect for Highway 97 from Clinton to 100 Mile House this afternoon, Nov. 16. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press)
A snowfall warning is in effect for Highway 97 from Clinton to 100 Mile House this afternoon, Nov. 16. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press)
Telus Smart Hubs are coming to Clinton. (File photo).

Telus Smart Hubs available to Clinton customers

Thanks to a new tower, high-speed internet is now available.

Telus Smart Hubs are coming to Clinton. (File photo).
Village of Clinton office, date unknown. Photo credit: Journal files

Hockey set to resume at Clinton sports complex

Curling has been cancelled this year

Village of Clinton office, date unknown. Photo credit: Journal files
Jordan Haley Johnston is investigating the idea of starting a community theatre group in Clinton. (Photo submitted).

Clinton resident wants to raise the curtain on new theatre group

Live theatre is ‘something the community as a whole would appreciate’

Jordan Haley Johnston is investigating the idea of starting a community theatre group in Clinton. (Photo submitted).
The Clinton Fire Department is seeking more volunteer members.

Clinton Volunteer Fire Department seeks members

Mail-out requests community support

The Clinton Fire Department is seeking more volunteer members.
Robin Fennell is a familiar face on the streets of Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 MIle Free Press).

Prime Time profile: Robin Fennell well known in Clinton

At 76 years old, Fennell said he’s a bit “long in the tooth” and has lived in Clinton since 1978.

Robin Fennell is a familiar face on the streets of Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 MIle Free Press).