Clinton

A voter casts a ballot. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Nomination period for 2022 local elections begins on Aug. 30

Nomination packages will be available in all jurisdictions by Aug. 16

 

Staff and volunteers at the Clinton Museum served up some World War II-era food at an event on July 17. (Photo credit: Clinton Museum)

Clinton Museum offering visitors a literal taste of history

Events offer a taste of the past, from the Gold Rush days to the 1950s

 

Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton to seek grant for age-friendly assessment and action plan

Both would be developed with input from local residents, businesses, and organizations

 

Clinton Village Office. Photo credit: Journal files

CPR training course planned for Clinton to attract new paramedics

Course is part of a recruitment campaign for new ambulance paramedics in the community

Clinton Village Office. Photo credit: Journal files
David Stoddart School.

‘Power of the people”: Clinton school reverses decision to cut division

Reversal followed outcry from parents at David Stoddart School

David Stoddart School.
Nancy Lulua prepares for the bannock-making competition at the High Bar First Nation Aboriginal event on Tuesday, June 21. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Bannock makers compete for dough, bragging rights

Nancy Lulua beats out three other competitors for $500

Nancy Lulua prepares for the bannock-making competition at the High Bar First Nation Aboriginal event on Tuesday, June 21. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Liam Brehm, left, Julie Antoine and Nolan Hughes, offer free plant-based medicines that they made at David Stoddart School this year. Antoine, of Bonaparte, provides medicine-making classes to schools in Ashcroft, Cache Creek and Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

High Bar First Nation hosts first Aboriginal Day

More than 200 people attend first-ever event in Clinton

Liam Brehm, left, Julie Antoine and Nolan Hughes, offer free plant-based medicines that they made at David Stoddart School this year. Antoine, of Bonaparte, provides medicine-making classes to schools in Ashcroft, Cache Creek and Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Helen Cade, left, and former May Queen Loretta Ferguson represent Clinton Creek Estates at the Clinton May Ball parade Saturday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Clinton May Ball rodeo parade marches on

The parade went ahead despite a new change to its route

Helen Cade, left, and former May Queen Loretta Ferguson represent Clinton Creek Estates at the Clinton May Ball parade Saturday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lil Munro, left, reminisces with Helen Cade at the Oldtimers’ Tea in Clinton last Friday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Residents reminisce at Clinton’s Oldtimers’ Tea

Close to 120 oldtimers came out to enjoy tea

Lil Munro, left, reminisces with Helen Cade at the Oldtimers’ Tea in Clinton last Friday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Oxeye daisies look pretty, but they are an invasive species throughout the TNRD. (Photo credit: Pixabay/Wikimedia images)

Clinton and Clearwater among five communities joining invasive plant program

Residents now have free access to resources, including consultation and removal of invasive plants

Oxeye daisies look pretty, but they are an invasive species throughout the TNRD. (Photo credit: Pixabay/Wikimedia images)
Local Federal Electoral Boundaries are in the process of being reviewed. File photo.

Cariboo federal ridings could be redrawn

Major changes could come to the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo and Cariboo-Prince George

Local Federal Electoral Boundaries are in the process of being reviewed. File photo.
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).
(from l) Clinton mayor Susan Swan and Royal Canadian Legion Branch #194 members Lois Thompson, Jim Thompson, and Marion Nelson at the naming ceremony for Vimy Lane in Clinton on April 9. (Photo credit: Sandi Burrage)

Clinton welcomes new street name with Vimy Lane dedication

Previously unnamed lane was recognized on the 105th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

(from l) Clinton mayor Susan Swan and Royal Canadian Legion Branch #194 members Lois Thompson, Jim Thompson, and Marion Nelson at the naming ceremony for Vimy Lane in Clinton on April 9. (Photo credit: Sandi Burrage)
100 Mile provincial court. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Man, 86, gets suspended sentence for 100 Mile bank robbery

Judge said Alexander Bird had suffered ‘cognitive disorder’ during 2019 incident

100 Mile provincial court. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers cut their first record

The songs were recorded over a 10-day stretch this month

Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Work is scheduled to be complete on the new Clinton public works building — pictured here on March 4, 2022 — in May. (Murray Daly photo - submitted)

New Clinton public works building on target for May 2022 opening

Building is one of several capital projects on the cards for Clinton this year

Work is scheduled to be complete on the new Clinton public works building — pictured here on March 4, 2022 — in May. (Murray Daly photo - submitted)
Charlene and John Boscott of the Clinton Annual Ball committee at the small-scale version of the Clinton Ball that took place in September 2020. The traditional ball is returning this year for the first time since 2019. (Photo credit: Clinton Annual Ball committee)

Clinton Ball returns for 155th year

Annual event has gone ahead in modified format for two years, but returns in full for 2022

Charlene and John Boscott of the Clinton Annual Ball committee at the small-scale version of the Clinton Ball that took place in September 2020. The traditional ball is returning this year for the first time since 2019. (Photo credit: Clinton Annual Ball committee)
Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton CiB moving ahead with Seedy Sunday event in April

Village will also take part in CiB evaluation program for first time since 2019

Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files
Supporters of the Freedom Convoy turned out for a recent Slow Roll protest and demonstration along Highway 97. Roughly 200 people lined the highway waving Canadian flags and carrying signs calling for an end to vaccine mandates while 100 trucks and cars through town, honking their horns the entire way. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Dozens of donors from South Cariboo support ‘Freedom Convoy’

About C$7,400 raised from donors with local postal codes

Supporters of the Freedom Convoy turned out for a recent Slow Roll protest and demonstration along Highway 97. Roughly 200 people lined the highway waving Canadian flags and carrying signs calling for an end to vaccine mandates while 100 trucks and cars through town, honking their horns the entire way. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Realtors are seeing huge demand for properties in the South Cariboo as more people move to the area. (Kelly Sinoski, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

South Cariboo’s population jumped in rural areas over past five years

Census shows more people moving to rural areas in the Cariboo Regional District and TNRD

Realtors are seeing huge demand for properties in the South Cariboo as more people move to the area. (Kelly Sinoski, 100 Mile Free Press photo)