Melissa Smalley

Lisa De Paoli, who sits on the board of the South Cariboo Community Enhancement Foundation, has started a local campaign to make quilts for residential school survivors. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Quilts for Survivors ‘made with love’

Volunteer said secret to giving back is doing something you love

Lisa De Paoli, who sits on the board of the South Cariboo Community Enhancement Foundation, has started a local campaign to make quilts for residential school survivors. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).

Deka Lake fire hall off-limits to community

The Cariboo Regional District abandons plans to investigate dual-use options

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).
Officials are warning about several wild birds found dead - including bald eagles - that have tested positive for avian flu. (Black Press file photo)

Avian flu confirmed in bald eagle found in Lac la Hache

Several wild birds across the province tested positive for H5N1 virus

Officials are warning about several wild birds found dead - including bald eagles - that have tested positive for avian flu. (Black Press file photo)
Goalie Bob Nelson gets ready to stop a shot by James Seeley in Oldtimers Hockey Monday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Recreation fee options on the table in South Cariboo

New options are considered as the CRD prepares to renew the recreation fee bylaw

Goalie Bob Nelson gets ready to stop a shot by James Seeley in Oldtimers Hockey Monday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Poultry owners - commercial and recreational - are being warned to take precautions to help mitigate an avian flu outbreak in B.C. (Submitted photo)

Protect flocks against avian flu

A confirmed outbreak of avian flu (H5N1) has been detected in the Okanagan

Poultry owners - commercial and recreational - are being warned to take precautions to help mitigate an avian flu outbreak in B.C. (Submitted photo)
The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.

Electoral boundary review underway

Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North could be amalgamated into one

The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.
100 Mile RCMP, Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance respond to an incident at A&W Monday morning. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

Woman arrested after brandishing gun at 100 Mile A&W

Police said minor injuries were sustained by all parties involved

100 Mile RCMP, Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance respond to an incident at A&W Monday morning. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
Craig Morgan flashes the peace sign as he rides behind a snowmobile at Mount Timothy. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Raffle raises $2,000 for SCSAR

Training will be a big focus for the SAR members this spring and summer

Craig Morgan flashes the peace sign as he rides behind a snowmobile at Mount Timothy. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
RCMP cruiser. (File photo)

Man arrested following stabbing in 100 Mile House

Victim treated for single stab wound after altercation

RCMP cruiser. (File photo)
HVAC upgrades slated for Peter Skene Ogden. (File photo)

School district slated for $2.7M in capital funding

HVAC upgrades for Mile 108 elementary and PSO

HVAC upgrades slated for Peter Skene Ogden. (File photo)
Police are investigating a crash that occurred near Lac La Hache Friday, April 1. (Photo submitted.

RCMP suspect alcohol involved in Highway 97 crash

Drive airlifted to Kamloops following two-vehicle collision April 1

Police are investigating a crash that occurred near Lac La Hache Friday, April 1. (Photo submitted.
Crews from 100 Mile Fire Rescue work to battle a grass fire along Horse Lake Road Sunday afternoon. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

UPDATE: 100 Mile grass fire under investigation

Large blaze Sunday afternoon believed to be human caused

Crews from 100 Mile Fire Rescue work to battle a grass fire along Horse Lake Road Sunday afternoon. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

CRD considers return to in-person public hearings

All meetings have been held by teleconference for the last two years

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
Members of the Canim Lake Band sing a song to open the announcement ceremony Thursday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Indigenous cultural centre in 108 Mile Ranch set to get funding

Federal minister on hand Thursday to announce grant for facility at 108 Heritage Site

Members of the Canim Lake Band sing a song to open the announcement ceremony Thursday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Cariboo Regional District is eyeing the creation of a correspondence policy. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)

Community groups receive grant funds

Cariboo Regional District giving out boosts to those impacted by COVID-19

The Cariboo Regional District is eyeing the creation of a correspondence policy. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District offices in Williams Lake. (File photo)

CRD considers cultural training

Next eelected board to receive cultural competency training

Cariboo Regional District offices in Williams Lake. (File photo)
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CRD considers new correspondence policy amid flurry of requests

Clarity needed on what public requests should be forwarded to directors

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Pictured is a BCEHS re-enactment of paramedics attending an overdose. (BCHES/Special to The News)

Dramatic increase in overdose deaths in South Cariboo

100 Mile House’s health area saw a 200 percent increase last year

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Pictured is a BCEHS re-enactment of paramedics attending an overdose. (BCHES/Special to The News)
The province of B.C. is requiring irrigators, industries, waterworks and others who use groundwater from a well or dugout for non-domestic use to apply for a water license by March of 2022. (Black Press Media)

Groundwater licensing deadline looms

MLA Lorne Doerkson is urging the community to register their wells before March 1

The province of B.C. is requiring irrigators, industries, waterworks and others who use groundwater from a well or dugout for non-domestic use to apply for a water license by March of 2022. (Black Press Media)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

Man arrested following disturbance at 100 Mile liquor store

RCMP investigating alleged assault of staff member by 74-year-old Kamloops man over mask policy

Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)