Clinton

An artist’s concept of the final look of Clinton’s new public works building. (Photo submitted)

Clinton new public works building to be open spring of 2021

Construction is on track to begin in October

 

Frank Caputo, Conservative Party

Election 2021 Q&A: Frank Caputo, Conservative Party

The Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidates answer the Free Press’ questionnaire

  • Sep 9, 2021

 

Jesse McCormick, Liberal

Election 2021 Q&A: Jesse McCormick, Liberal Party

The Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidates answer the Free Press’ questionnaire

  • Sep 9, 2021

 

The 100 Mile House in 1868. (Courtesy of Library, RBSC. Uno Langman family collection of BC photographs/Wagon Road North)

More tales from Wagon Road North: The Saga of the Cariboo Gold Rush

Revised edition provides vivid picture of life on the goldrush trail

The 100 Mile House in 1868. (Courtesy of Library, RBSC. Uno Langman family collection of BC photographs/Wagon Road North)
100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Police recover stolen pickup, cargo trailer in Lac La Hache

Truck was stolen in Ashcroft while the cargo trailer was taken from Clinton

100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Six-year-old Amber Empson raised close to $200 - half of which will go to the Clinton Food bank - at her lemonade stand Sunday. (Submitted photo)

Clinton youngster raises funds for food bank

Six-year-old hosts lemonade stand at market

Six-year-old Amber Empson raised close to $200 - half of which will go to the Clinton Food bank - at her lemonade stand Sunday. (Submitted photo)
Linda Madden creates art out of antlers. Her work is now featured at the Free Spirit Gallery, which opened in Clinton this month. (Maegan Elliott photo)

Free Spirit Gallery opens in Clinton

Art includes antler carvings, prints and paintings

Linda Madden creates art out of antlers. Her work is now featured at the Free Spirit Gallery, which opened in Clinton this month. (Maegan Elliott photo)
Danny Gorham and Josh St-Amour work on the new mountain biking trail that will end at the top of Jesmond Mountain. (Photo submitted)

Jesmond Mountain receiving new mountain biking trail

First Journey Trails has been contracted for the project

Danny Gorham and Josh St-Amour work on the new mountain biking trail that will end at the top of Jesmond Mountain. (Photo submitted)
125 properties are now under evacuation order due to the Flat Lake fire.

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Bonaparte Plateau area

TNRD order impacts 125 properties west of 70 Mile

125 properties are now under evacuation order due to the Flat Lake fire.
6 Mile Lake south of Clinton was the scene of a fatal collision on July 25 involving a stolen pickup truck. (Photo credit: Locations Hub)

Clinton RCMP probe fatal collision involving stolen truck at 6 Mile Lake

A woman died at the scene, and BC Coroners Service is also investigating

6 Mile Lake south of Clinton was the scene of a fatal collision on July 25 involving a stolen pickup truck. (Photo credit: Locations Hub)
Barney Bentall, Dan Fremlin, Dustin Bentall and Trixie Berkel perform during a benefit concert for Lytton in Clinton Friday, July 23. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton benefit concerts raise over $8,000 for Lytton

Barney and Dustin Bentall and the Blue Wranglers raise funds for Lytton museums, Red Cross

Barney Bentall, Dan Fremlin, Dustin Bentall and Trixie Berkel perform during a benefit concert for Lytton in Clinton Friday, July 23. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers stage benefit concert for Lytton

Dustin Bentall and his father Barney are holding a double-header concert in Clinton this Friday

Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Highway 97 is closed in both directions July 22 due to the Flat Lake wildfire. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Highway 97 closed in both directions from Big Bar Road to 94 Mile: DriveBC

Detour available via Highway 24 at Little Fort

Highway 97 is closed in both directions July 22 due to the Flat Lake wildfire. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Update: Crews battle spot fire near 400-ha Chasm blaze

Close to 200 properties on alert due to wildfire south of 70 Mile

A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
SMAC is offering short-term respite to evacuees. (Ken Alexander photo).

SMAC offering evacuees short-term respite

People can park their RVs for a short-term stay after leaving their homes.

  • Jul 4, 2021
SMAC is offering short-term respite to evacuees. (Ken Alexander photo).
BC Wildfire Service has issued an area restriction order for McKay Creek wildfire (BCSW)

Guards, planned ignitions slated for McKay Creek wildfire

Wildfire saw increased fire behavior and winds Monday night, but no containment lines challenged

BC Wildfire Service has issued an area restriction order for McKay Creek wildfire (BCSW)
An evacuation alert was issued Saturday Electoral Area E due to the Churn Creek wildfire. (TNRD)
An evacuation alert was issued Saturday Electoral Area E due to the Churn Creek wildfire. (TNRD)
The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Pavilion Lake area due to McKay Creek fire

Evacuation order in effect along section of West Pavilion Road

The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)
Murray Casey, centre, was among the participants at the re-opening of the Clinton Museum last week. (Jennifer Bolster photo - submitted)

Clinton Museum open for business this summer

The occasion was marked by a little celebration at the museum at the beginning of June

Murray Casey, centre, was among the participants at the re-opening of the Clinton Museum last week. (Jennifer Bolster photo - submitted)
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

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