Kelly Sinoski

May Burstrom is commissioned to paint a portrait of a child. (Photo submitted)

Inaugural Art Walk a success in Clearwater

Artists show and sell their work

May Burstrom is commissioned to paint a portrait of a child. (Photo submitted)
Clearwater mayor Merlin Blackwell, left, has announced he will run again. He is pictured here with Keith McNeill and Sandra Holmes. (Submitted photo).

Blackwell seeks second term as Clearwater mayor

Mayor announces election bid on social media

Clearwater mayor Merlin Blackwell, left, has announced he will run again. He is pictured here with Keith McNeill and Sandra Holmes. (Submitted photo).
Police and the District of Clearwater launch positive ticket campaign

Police, district launch new ticketing scheme in Clearwater

Police seeking to ticket youth for doing good deeds

Police and the District of Clearwater launch positive ticket campaign

Campfire ban coming to Kamloops Fire Centre

The prohibition, effective Aug. 4, comes amid hot and dry conditions across the region

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres impacted by service reductions. Photo: Stephanie Hagenaars

Clearwater emergency closed overnight on July 29

Interior Health said the closure is due to limited staffing

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres impacted by service reductions. Photo: Stephanie Hagenaars
The Ashcroft emergency department is closed for the weekend of July 15-17. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

No ambulance available as Ashcroft resident goes into cardiac arrest

Mayor sounds the alarm as emergency department also closed

  • Jul 19, 2022
The Ashcroft emergency department is closed for the weekend of July 15-17. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
100 Mile provincial court.

Former B.C. teacher pleads guilty to assault, sexual interference of female youth

Vincent Collins will be sentenced at a later date

  • Jun 13, 2022
100 Mile provincial court.
Dozens of dead fish at Bridge Creek in Centennial Park last summer were attributed to higher than normal water temperatures. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Interior Health works with communities on heat alerts

A repeat of last summer’s heat zone is possible this summer

Dozens of dead fish at Bridge Creek in Centennial Park last summer were attributed to higher than normal water temperatures. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The public is asked to keep their eyes open for a brand new medical response truck stolen overnight from the Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Hall 3. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Police ‘zooming in’ on suspect of stolen truck

No damages to vehicle but all the medical supplies are missing

The public is asked to keep their eyes open for a brand new medical response truck stolen overnight from the Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Hall 3. (Facebook photo)
Karl Lundsbye, left, Claudia Ring and Rowan Hermiston finish a lap in the Peace March for Ukraine Sunday. Ring donated $800 to the youth’s fundraiser, which collected close to $7,000 for the Ukrainian Red Cross. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

100 Mile youth raise $8,000 in peace march for Ukraine

Community bolsters fundraising efforts for refugees

  • Mar 29, 2022
Karl Lundsbye, left, Claudia Ring and Rowan Hermiston finish a lap in the Peace March for Ukraine Sunday. Ring donated $800 to the youth’s fundraiser, which collected close to $7,000 for the Ukrainian Red Cross. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers cut their first record

The songs were recorded over a 10-day stretch this month

Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
BC Hydro investigating coommunity-wide power outage in Clearwater. (BC Hydro)

Update: ‘Severe water restrictions’ in effect for Clearwater, following power outage

BC Hydro crews hope to make temporary repairs by late afternoon

BC Hydro investigating coommunity-wide power outage in Clearwater. (BC Hydro)
BC Hydro investigating coommunity-wide power outage in Clearwater. (BC Hydro)

Update: Power has been restored to Clearwater community

BC Hydro said service was up and running at 1:30 p.m.

BC Hydro investigating coommunity-wide power outage in Clearwater. (BC Hydro)
Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Kukpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir speaks during a news conference ahead of a ceremony to honour residential school survivors and mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, in Kamloops, B.C., on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. Leaders of the First Nation say it would be “deeply meaningful” to welcome Pope Francis to their territory during an expected visit to Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Kukpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir was acclaimed as chief of the Shuswap Nationa Tribal Council. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Casimir acclaimed as chief Shuswap National Tribal Council

Kukpi7 of Tk’emlups te Secwepemc succeeds Wayne Christian

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Kukpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir speaks during a news conference ahead of a ceremony to honour residential school survivors and mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, in Kamloops, B.C., on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. Leaders of the First Nation say it would be “deeply meaningful” to welcome Pope Francis to their territory during an expected visit to Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Kukpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir was acclaimed as chief of the Shuswap Nationa Tribal Council. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

COLUMN: Shelter is a basic human necessity

The District last fall estimated there were up to 50 homeless people in the South Cariboo

Kelly Sinoski (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)
Crystal Head, of Vernon, was Interior Health’s first nurse prescriber. (Photo submitted)

Interior Health expands nurse prescriber program to tackle ‘toxic drug crisis’

IH nurse prescribers have written more than 450 prescriptions for Suboxone in past year

  • Mar 16, 2022
Crystal Head, of Vernon, was Interior Health’s first nurse prescriber. (Photo submitted)
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TNRD hits pause on vaccine policy

CAO said the decision comes as a result of changes to the status of the pandemic

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Valaurie Wettstein's horses, Jack and Jill, were found Saturday, Jan. 22 after disappearing on Dec. 18. (Photo submitted)

‘I’m relieved’: Horses missing near 108 Mile Ranch found safe

The two nine-year-old Fjord crosses back home in Bridge Lake

Valaurie Wettstein's horses, Jack and Jill, were found Saturday, Jan. 22 after disappearing on Dec. 18. (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Tractor-trailer leaking hazardous wood glue hauled to COOP Cardlock

Police investigating why trailer at site on Exeter Road

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Highway 24 closed in both directions due to hazardous spill

Tractor-trailer rolled into ditch Tuesday night

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)