Max Winkelman

Youths reported increases in depression from 11 per cent to 20 per cent and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from one per cent to four per cent. (Stock photo)

More teens suffering mental health issues in Thompson Cariboo Shuswap, survey says

Survey completed by over 38,000 adolescents across all six school districts in the region

Youths reported increases in depression from 11 per cent to 20 per cent and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from one per cent to four per cent. (Stock photo)
Skiers line up at Mt. Timothy in January shortly after opening for the very first time.

Looking back at over 30 years of skiing in the Cariboo

“I couldn’t be happier that the right people stepped in”

Skiers line up at Mt. Timothy in January shortly after opening for the very first time.
This Nov. 20, 2018 file photo shows romaine lettuce in Simi Valley, Calif. Canadian health officials are warning consumers to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, Calif., because of another food poisoning outbreak.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mark J. Terrill, File

Second warning on romaine lettuce from California region as another E. coli case reported

Two cases of E. coli have been reported in relation to the illness in the U.S.

This Nov. 20, 2018 file photo shows romaine lettuce in Simi Valley, Calif. Canadian health officials are warning consumers to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, Calif., because of another food poisoning outbreak.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mark J. Terrill, File
The funding was announced by Ravi Kahlon, Parliamentary Secretary for Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development in 100 Mile House on Dec. 2. (Max Winkelman - 100 Mile Free Press)

$50 million available for rural B.C. high-speed internet projects

Largest ever intake of the Connecting British Columbia program

The funding was announced by Ravi Kahlon, Parliamentary Secretary for Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development in 100 Mile House on Dec. 2. (Max Winkelman - 100 Mile Free Press)
Jeff Peach on his wedding day, Aug. 21, 2019. Mandy McLelland photo.

GoFundMe for family of 100 Mile man who died in a collision north of Clinton

Jeff Peach leaves behind his wife and children

Jeff Peach on his wedding day, Aug. 21, 2019. Mandy McLelland photo.
Pictures of Olivia Fletcher’s truck. Submitted images.

Woman ‘horrified’ after being told to trek 200 kilometres home from Kamloops hospital

‘I can’t get from Kamloops back to 100 Mile House injured, confused… no shoes, no clothes whatsoever’

Pictures of Olivia Fletcher’s truck. Submitted images.
Tom and Colleen Hodgson’s property on the Farwell Canyon Road in Big Creek where Twinflower Creek runs through and flooded in July. Their driveway and the road were covered with water and mud, cutting them off from accessing the community of Big Creek. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.

Assistance in purchasing hay for Cariboo-Chilcotin ranchers

‘This program could be the difference of many ranches remaining viable’

Tom and Colleen Hodgson’s property on the Farwell Canyon Road in Big Creek where Twinflower Creek runs through and flooded in July. Their driveway and the road were covered with water and mud, cutting them off from accessing the community of Big Creek. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.
Kris Foster’s post along with Fischer Pelley’s message. Instagram photo.                                Kris Foster’s post along with Fischer Pelley’s message. Instagram photo.
Kris Foster’s post along with Fischer Pelley’s message. Instagram photo.                                Kris Foster’s post along with Fischer Pelley’s message. Instagram photo.
The Williams Lake Court House. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.

Man sentenced in connection to 100 Mile Library stabbing

Brandon Frank has been sentenced to a five-month conditional sentence and 12 months of probation

The Williams Lake Court House. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo.
Bullet remnants found near the metal target.

2017 Gustafsen wildfire was caused by firearm use, FOI documents confirm

Firearm ignitions have increased in recent years, according to chief fire information officer

Bullet remnants found near the metal target.
Second bus route between Kamloops and Prince George denied

Second bus route between Kamloops and Prince George denied

New route would have ‘adverse effect’ on existing operator

Second bus route between Kamloops and Prince George denied
Dock Currie was withdrawn as the NDP candidate. Submitted photo.

NDP drop B.C. candidate over social media comments

Thompson-Nicola-Cariboo NDP Candidate Dock Currie asked to step down

Dock Currie was withdrawn as the NDP candidate. Submitted photo.
Drive BC Map.
Drive BC Map.
Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. Max Winkelman photo.

Some expecting Cariboo mothers told Kamloops hospital was full

‘We recognize this was not ideal’

Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. Max Winkelman photo.
The Big Bar Ferry being launched back into the water. Interior Roads image.

Big Bar Ferry back in the water

When water is low or icy, an aerial tramway operates instead

The Big Bar Ferry being launched back into the water. Interior Roads image.
Seized fish and gear. B.C. Conservation Officer Service photo.
Seized fish and gear. B.C. Conservation Officer Service photo.
Section 11 agreement map.
Section 11 agreement map.
The CRD office in 100 Mile House. File photo.

Province gives CRD $25,000 towards new Emergency Operations Centre

‘The CRD is working towards constructing a new Emergency Operations Centre’

The CRD office in 100 Mile House. File photo.
Second confirmed case of measles in 100 Mile House

Second confirmed case of measles in 100 Mile House

Case is connected to earlier measles case

Second confirmed case of measles in 100 Mile House
Two draft agreements on B.C. Caribou protection ‘historic,’ says minister
Two draft agreements on B.C. Caribou protection ‘historic,’ says minister