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The 100 Mile House in 1868. (Courtesy of Library, RBSC. Uno Langman family collection of BC photographs/Wagon Road North)

More tales from Wagon Road North: The Saga of the Cariboo Gold Rush

Revised edition provides vivid picture of life on the goldrush trail

 

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

Police recover stolen pickup, cargo trailer in Lac La Hache

Truck was stolen in Ashcroft while the cargo trailer was taken from Clinton

 

Danny Gorham and Josh St-Amour work on the new mountain biking trail that will end at the top of Jesmond Mountain. (Photo submitted)

Jesmond Mountain receiving new mountain biking trail

First Journey Trails has been contracted for the project

 

125 properties are now under evacuation order due to the Flat Lake fire.

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Bonaparte Plateau area

TNRD order impacts 125 properties west of 70 Mile

125 properties are now under evacuation order due to the Flat Lake fire.
Blue Wranglers: Bruce Amber, back left, Dam Fremlin, Dustin Bentall and Trixie Berkel. Arlen Park, right. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Clinton benefit concerts raise over $8,000 for Lytton

Barney and Dustin Bentall and the Blue Wranglers raise funds for Lytton museums, Red Cross

Blue Wranglers: Bruce Amber, back left, Dam Fremlin, Dustin Bentall and Trixie Berkel. Arlen Park, right. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
6 Mile Lake south of Clinton was the scene of a fatal collision on July 25 involving a stolen pickup truck. (Photo credit: Locations Hub)

Clinton RCMP probe fatal collision involving stolen truck at 6 Mile Lake

A woman died at the scene, and BC Coroners Service is also investigating

6 Mile Lake south of Clinton was the scene of a fatal collision on July 25 involving a stolen pickup truck. (Photo credit: Locations Hub)
Highway 97 is closed in both directions July 22 due to the Flat Lake wildfire. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Highway 97 closed in both directions from Big Bar Road to 94 Mile: DriveBC

Detour available via Highway 24 at Little Fort

Highway 97 is closed in both directions July 22 due to the Flat Lake wildfire. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Update: Crews battle spot fire near 400-ha Chasm blaze

Close to 200 properties on alert due to wildfire south of 70 Mile

A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
SMAC is offering short-term respite to evacuees. (Ken Alexander photo).

SMAC offering evacuees short-term respite

People can park their RVs for a short-term stay after leaving their homes.

  • Jul 4, 2021
SMAC is offering short-term respite to evacuees. (Ken Alexander photo).
BC Wildfire Service has issued an area restriction order for McKay Creek wildfire (BCSW)

Guards, planned ignitions slated for McKay Creek wildfire

Wildfire saw increased fire behavior and winds Monday night, but no containment lines challenged

BC Wildfire Service has issued an area restriction order for McKay Creek wildfire (BCSW)
An evacuation alert was issued Saturday Electoral Area E due to the Churn Creek wildfire. (TNRD)
An evacuation alert was issued Saturday Electoral Area E due to the Churn Creek wildfire. (TNRD)
The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Pavilion Lake area due to McKay Creek fire

Evacuation order in effect along section of West Pavilion Road

The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)
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)
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.
Luna was missing for 17 days before she was found Tuesday. (Photo submitted).
Luna was missing for 17 days before she was found Tuesday. (Photo submitted).
Robert Dale Stanton of Clinton was last heard from on Jan. 9, but has now been in touch with investigators. (Photo credit: RCMP)

Missing Clinton man has been in touch with investigators

Robert Dale Stanton was last heard from on Jan. 9 and had been reported as missing

Robert Dale Stanton of Clinton was last heard from on Jan. 9, but has now been in touch with investigators. (Photo credit: RCMP)
100 Mile Conservation Officer Joel Kline and YEP student Jill Matlock found themselves wrangling four horses on Highway 97 on Feb. 17. The horses were travelling at a steady trot up the highway after escaping their corral. (Jill Matlock photo - submitted).

Conservation officers wrangle horses on Highway 97

Jill Matlock never expected to be herding four horses in a truck.

100 Mile Conservation Officer Joel Kline and YEP student Jill Matlock found themselves wrangling four horses on Highway 97 on Feb. 17. The horses were travelling at a steady trot up the highway after escaping their corral. (Jill Matlock photo - submitted).
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)
Clinton visits Vancouver, applauds Trudeau, celebrates Democrats’ win in Alabama

Clinton visits Vancouver, applauds Trudeau, celebrates Democrats’ win in Alabama

Clinton told crowd she cheered when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed the country’s first gender-balanced cabinet.

Clinton visits Vancouver, applauds Trudeau, celebrates Democrats’ win in Alabama