100 Mile House

The Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society invites residents in 100 Mile House, Williams Lake and Quesnel to participate in “Free Your Things” taking place over the Father’s Day weekend. (Mary Forbes photo)

Cariboo Conservation Society co-ordinating “Free Your Things” Father’s Day weekend

Residents can sign up if they have items they want to give away

 

An RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Boat and trailer stolen in 2017 found in 100 Mile House

Police received complaint from potential buyer

 

The new homepage for SD27’s website. (Photo submitted)

SD27 upgrading its websites this summer

The process should be complete by September in time for the new school year

 

Elaine Colgate said she is thrilled to be taking over as Mile 108 Elementary's new principal this fall. (Submitted photo)

‘Energetic’ new principal excited for role at Mile 108 Elementary

Elaine Colgate returning to Cariboo after 10 years in the Lower Mainland

Elaine Colgate said she is thrilled to be taking over as Mile 108 Elementary's new principal this fall. (Submitted photo)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

Driver over-steers, hits the ditch, after sudden hail storm in Bridge Lake

Family airlifted to hospital in Kamloops for treatment

Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
SD27 has seen a steady increase in funding over the last decade even as enrollment numbers have dropped. (Photo submitted)

SD27 ends year with surplus

Surplus a result of lower enrolment, less spending and fewer staff sick days

SD27 has seen a steady increase in funding over the last decade even as enrollment numbers have dropped. (Photo submitted)
Members of the Canim Lake Band and 100 Mile House community welcome a convoy of trucks passing through town on the way to the Kamloops Residental School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

WATCH: Canim Lake Band drums up support for truck convoy

Well over two dozen members of the Tsq’escenemc people (Canim Lake Band) showed up

Members of the Canim Lake Band and 100 Mile House community welcome a convoy of trucks passing through town on the way to the Kamloops Residental School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Stephanie Masun, manager of Emergency Programs and Disaster Resilience at Cariboo Regional District, was at the Heritage Market at the 108 Saturday to educate people about what they need in an emergency. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

CRD promotes emergency preparedness plans

More than 42 people dropped by booth at Heritage Market last weekend

Stephanie Masun, manager of Emergency Programs and Disaster Resilience at Cariboo Regional District, was at the Heritage Market at the 108 Saturday to educate people about what they need in an emergency. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 MIle RCMP officers secure the scene at the BMO Friday morning. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

UPDATE: Man arrested for breaking into 100 Mile House BMO

One man is in custody in connection with the crime that occurred early Friday morning

100 MIle RCMP officers secure the scene at the BMO Friday morning. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A plaque is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk'emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops.  (Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canim Lake Band ‘heartbroken’ over Kamloops discovery

Local Indigenous communities grieve discovery of remains of 215 Indigenous children

A plaque is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk'emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops.  (Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press via AP)
Tucker Gust carefully hammers a nail into a piece of wood in the schoolyard of 100 Mile Elementary. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Students building blocks to the future

100 Mile Elementary rang with the sound of hammers last week

Tucker Gust carefully hammers a nail into a piece of wood in the schoolyard of 100 Mile Elementary. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Open burning (Black Press Media)

BC Wildfire Service expands Category 3 open fire prohibition

Prohibition is to prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety

Open burning (Black Press Media)
Leah Buckner has been reported missing north of Lac La Hache. (Submitted photo)

Update: Missing woman in Lac La Hache found safe

Leah Buckner was last seen Thursday heading out for a hike near Kokanee Bay Resort

Leah Buckner has been reported missing north of Lac La Hache. (Submitted photo)
Ian Richardson, of Rocky Ridge Farm, participated in the Garlic Festival earlier this month at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Organizers prepare for return of South Cariboo Garlic Festival

Tentative date of the festival is Sept. 18-19

Ian Richardson, of Rocky Ridge Farm, participated in the Garlic Festival earlier this month at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
Misty Mae was last seen at her Spruce Avenue home on May 8. Her owner, Linda Malek, suspects she was trapped and relocated by a neighbour. (Submitted photo)

SPCA issues warning about trapped cats in South Cariboo

Reports allege that “nuisance” cats are being caught and relocated

Misty Mae was last seen at her Spruce Avenue home on May 8. Her owner, Linda Malek, suspects she was trapped and relocated by a neighbour. (Submitted photo)
The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)

Industrial park slated for Watch Lake Road

Building company Omnitek to start building new plant on 32-acre site

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)
The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)

CRD considers options for cannabis retail outlets

Report expected later this summer, following request for outlet in Lac La Hache

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

14-year-old boy killed in serious ATV crash near 100 Mile House

Youth was travelling with a group of peers when the incident occurred Friday

Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile RCMP dealing with serious accident at Highway 97 near 103 Mile (file photo)

Man, in distress, arrested after altercation with RCMP members in Lone Butte

The man is currently at the hospital with no pending charges

100 Mile RCMP dealing with serious accident at Highway 97 near 103 Mile (file photo)