100 Mile House

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)
Mile 108 PAC volunteer Teresa Ritchie helps parent Jennifer Linn with a Mother’s Day plant order, one of the fundraisers the school has been able to safely take part in this year. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

Parent groups adjust to COVID school year

Fundraising, activities at local schools scaled back due to pandemic restrictions

Mile 108 PAC volunteer Teresa Ritchie helps parent Jennifer Linn with a Mother’s Day plant order, one of the fundraisers the school has been able to safely take part in this year. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
More than 14,800 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered at clinics in Williams Lake, Alexis Creek, Big Lake, Horsefly, West Chilcotin, 100 Mile House and Clinton as of Friday, May 7. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

6,000-plus people vaccinated for COVID-19 in Williams Lake, and in 100 Mile House

Interior Health Authority provide the numbers up to May 7, 2021

More than 14,800 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered at clinics in Williams Lake, Alexis Creek, Big Lake, Horsefly, West Chilcotin, 100 Mile House and Clinton as of Friday, May 7. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Kari, a 12-year-old Belted Galloway, produced triplets Wednesday, April 27. Mother and babies are doing fine. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

Holy cow: triplets born in 100 Mile House

Linda and Don Savjord witnessed a rare experience last week at Bridge Creek Ranch.

Kari, a 12-year-old Belted Galloway, produced triplets Wednesday, April 27. Mother and babies are doing fine. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

CRD wants MoTI to communicate with newcomers

Homeowners unaware of road responsibilities

100 Mile Mayor Mitch Campsall. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
BC Wildfire Service personnel are on site of a blaze across from Churn Creek.

UPDATE: Firefighters respond to blaze five kilometres north of Clinton

Two other fires, in Forest Grove and Churn Creek, now under control

BC Wildfire Service personnel are on site of a blaze across from Churn Creek.
Cameron Lang, (left) poses with his brothers Casey Lang and Colton Lang and their father Scotty Lang while volunteering at 100 Mile’s first Heavy Metal Rocks program in 2019. (Photo submitted)

Heavy Metal Rocks prepares alumni for professional world

Casey Lang got a new perspective from the class

Cameron Lang, (left) poses with his brothers Casey Lang and Colton Lang and their father Scotty Lang while volunteering at 100 Mile’s first Heavy Metal Rocks program in 2019. (Photo submitted)