Patrick Davies

Leanna and Dave Davies (left) are the owners of 100 Mile Horsepower Ranch and were happy to donate a 1978 Blazer racing truck to Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School teacher Chris Leflufy for use by his students. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

South Cariboo students revved up to build, race, after receiving 1978 Blazer

Students at 100 Mile House are about to start building an engine for a 1978 Blazer racing truck.

Leanna and Dave Davies (left) are the owners of 100 Mile Horsepower Ranch and were happy to donate a 1978 Blazer racing truck to Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School teacher Chris Leflufy for use by his students. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile’s Ann-Marie Fleming, left, and Vancouver filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming have teamed up to create a new short film Old Dog, highlighting the similarities of caring for humans and pets. (Photo submitted)

Mistaken identity leads to unlikely alliance, creation of short film

Film highlights similarities between a man and his dog

100 Mile’s Ann-Marie Fleming, left, and Vancouver filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming have teamed up to create a new short film Old Dog, highlighting the similarities of caring for humans and pets. (Photo submitted)
Lucille Paul (from left) inspired her mother Audrey Daniels to take to the ice and play hockey with her and her sister Jade Paul. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Mother and her daughters bond on the ice

Audrey Daniels plays hockey with daughters Lucille Paul, 23, and Jade Paul.

Lucille Paul (from left) inspired her mother Audrey Daniels to take to the ice and play hockey with her and her sister Jade Paul. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
School District 27 Supt. Chris van der Mark. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

COVID-19 takes bite out of SD27 enrolment

Fewer students at schools, but homeschooling up

School District 27 Supt. Chris van der Mark. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Antoinette ‘Toni’ Archie is a Canim Lake Band elder actively teaching the Scwempec language at Eliza Archie Memorial Scool as a way to pass it on to the new generation. (Photo submitted)

Elder helps to keep Secwepemc language alive

Canim Lake Elder Toni Archie is doing what she can to bring back her ancestral language

Antoinette ‘Toni’ Archie is a Canim Lake Band elder actively teaching the Scwempec language at Eliza Archie Memorial Scool as a way to pass it on to the new generation. (Photo submitted)
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Riders catch some air at South Cariboo memorial bike jam for Tyler Tenning

Nearly 35 riders participated in the Fall T-10 Memorial Bike Jam at the Slope Line Bike Park.

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A solid gold statue of an eagle encrusted with diamonds that Kevin Peters designed and made that was stolen in 2016. (Photo submitted)

World-class carver prefers the simple life

His work can be found in galleries around the world, but Kevin Peters prefers the quiet life.

A solid gold statue of an eagle encrusted with diamonds that Kevin Peters designed and made that was stolen in 2016. (Photo submitted)
RCMP stock photo (Black Press)

No one injured in home invasion

The incident was related to a legal cannabis grow op on the property so there is no threat to public

RCMP stock photo (Black Press)
One of the new lift huts that have been built at Mount Timothy for lift operators. (Photo submitted)

Mt. Timothy anticipates one of its busiest seasons

General manager Walter Bramsleven said the ski hill has improved its facilities and infrastructure.

One of the new lift huts that have been built at Mount Timothy for lift operators. (Photo submitted)
Multiple landslides have closed Highway 99 as of the morning of Saturday, Sept. 19. (Photo submitted)

Highway 99 closed due to Rockslide near Lillooet

Crews are currently working to clear the road

Multiple landslides have closed Highway 99 as of the morning of Saturday, Sept. 19. (Photo submitted)
Megan Corbett was at the South Cariboo Farmers answering questions about Cariboo midwives a new healthcare service being established in Williams Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Midwives look to fill a gap in health care

Megan Corbett and Krista Hamblin have launched Cariboo Midwives.

Megan Corbett was at the South Cariboo Farmers answering questions about Cariboo midwives a new healthcare service being established in Williams Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Ava and Sophie Rywaczuk will likely return to school this fall but their mother has serious concerns that need to be addressed. (Photo submitted)

South Cariboo parents apprehensive about back-to-school plan

Some 100 Mile House parents haven’t decided if they will send their children to school

Ava and Sophie Rywaczuk will likely return to school this fall but their mother has serious concerns that need to be addressed. (Photo submitted)
School District 27 aiming for full return to school in the fall, with the first concern being the health and safety of the students and staff, says superintendent. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
School District 27 aiming for full return to school in the fall, with the first concern being the health and safety of the students and staff, says superintendent. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Non-fatal head-on collision between semi-trucks closes Highway 97

Traffic is down to one lane of alternating traffic due to this accident

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Andrew Brown is the designer and entrepreneur behind the product and company known as Furr Dogz a fun way to both groom and clean your dog. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Williams Lake entrepreneur confident in success of portable pet cleaning station

Andrew Brown is the creator of Furr Dogz portable pet cleaning station

Andrew Brown is the designer and entrepreneur behind the product and company known as Furr Dogz a fun way to both groom and clean your dog. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A picture of the floating bog island that some residents of Lac la Hache spied earlier this week. (Kendall Pratt photo)

Large rogue floating ‘island’ corralled by Lac la Hache residents

At least 60 feet wide, this large mass of plants is free-floating on the lake

A picture of the floating bog island that some residents of Lac la Hache spied earlier this week. (Kendall Pratt photo)
96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends
A trio of campers at the Lake of the Trees Bible Camp in a previous summer. (Lake of the Trees Bible Camp photo)

Day camps on this summer at Lake of the Trees Bible Camp

‘We have fought hard to keep camp open’

A trio of campers at the Lake of the Trees Bible Camp in a previous summer. (Lake of the Trees Bible Camp photo)
One of the high visibility stickers warning Cariboo residents about leaving their garbage out earlywhere bears could get to it. (Kristi Denby photo)

WildSafeBC launches new bear awareness campaign this summer

This program is designed to educate people about the risks of leaving out unattended garbage

One of the high visibility stickers warning Cariboo residents about leaving their garbage out earlywhere bears could get to it. (Kristi Denby photo)
Bamboo is a venerable dog at 17 years old but with the help of a wheelchair, he’s able to walk around like a dog half his age. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)

New wheelchair for dogs aims to increase the length and quality of senior dogs’ lives

‘Just like in the human world where we have walkers, wheelchairs and diapers’

Bamboo is a venerable dog at 17 years old but with the help of a wheelchair, he’s able to walk around like a dog half his age. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)