Patrick Davies

Kal’Dor half-orc monk and tabletop adventurer extraordinaire. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Paper Quips: A fistful of dice

The game that lets anyone live out their fantasy

Kal’Dor half-orc monk and tabletop adventurer extraordinaire. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Man arrested after armed confrontation in 108 Mile Ranch

Police confiscated several firearms in connection with the incident

  • May 26, 2022
100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Chief Sheri Sellars of the Soda Creek Bank and Chief Helen Henderson of the Canim Lake Band attend the 2022 NStQ’s Citizen’s Assembly. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Secwepemc communities seek jurisdiction over children

Jurisdiction a key focus at the 2022 NStQ’s Citizen’s Assembly

  • May 26, 2022
Chief Sheri Sellars of the Soda Creek Bank and Chief Helen Henderson of the Canim Lake Band attend the 2022 NStQ’s Citizen’s Assembly. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Test batches of mead made by Kenton Moore fermenting indoors. (Photo submitted)

Bone Hill Meadery inspired by COVID-19 lockdownBone Hill Meadery inspired by COVID-19 lockdown

The new project is a continuation of the family tradition of making homemade dandelion wine

Test batches of mead made by Kenton Moore fermenting indoors. (Photo submitted)
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Chocolatier sells wares at farmer’s market

Raes’ passion for chocolate began from a young age

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Johan Raes, owner of Helmcken Finest Homemade Belgian Chocolates, returned to the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market last week to sell his beloved chocolates. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Chocolatier offers sweet deal at farmers’ market

Johan Raes learned the secrets of chocolate making in his homeland of Belgium

Johan Raes, owner of Helmcken Finest Homemade Belgian Chocolates, returned to the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market last week to sell his beloved chocolates. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile Fire Rescue Members clean up the scene after putting out a fire that torched Wendell Smitheram’s van by the South Cariboo Visitor’s Centre on Monday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Living out of a bag’: B.C. men homeless after van fire destroys worldly possessions

Woman arrested for allegedly lighting the van on fire in 100 Mile House

  • May 5, 2022
100 Mile Fire Rescue Members clean up the scene after putting out a fire that torched Wendell Smitheram’s van by the South Cariboo Visitor’s Centre on Monday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Jamie Iwaschuk rides his snowmobile in Blue River. (Zac Oh photo)

Ski-Doo funds Blue River Powder Packer Society caribou watch

The local organization received $5,000 from Ski-Doo P.A.S.S.

Jamie Iwaschuk rides his snowmobile in Blue River. (Zac Oh photo)
Two elderly residents of 212 Blackstock Road are facing eviction on April 1. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘They want my unit so now I’m out’: 100 Mile renters no exception to B.C.’s hot housing market

Lack of affordable housing and rental options a rising problem

  • Mar 31, 2022
Two elderly residents of 212 Blackstock Road are facing eviction on April 1. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Karl Lundsbye and Rowan Hermiston intend to lead the Peace Walk for Ukraine in 100 Mile House this Sunday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile youth hold Peace Walk for Ukraine

Effort led by two South Cariboo pre-teens has raised $800 for Ukrainian Red Cross

Karl Lundsbye and Rowan Hermiston intend to lead the Peace Walk for Ukraine in 100 Mile House this Sunday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Laurence Doyle, left, cradles his newly born son Liam in his arms beside his eldest son Landon Doyle and his wife Joy. Liam was born at 100 Mile District General Hospital in a “fast and furious” birth earlier this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Baby Liam enters world in ‘fast, furious’ birth

Liam Doyle was expected to be born in Williams Lake but couldn’t wait

Laurence Doyle, left, cradles his newly born son Liam in his arms beside his eldest son Landon Doyle and his wife Joy. Liam was born at 100 Mile District General Hospital in a “fast and furious” birth earlier this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

MP Caputo looking forward to new Conservative leadership

The Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP won’t say how he voted

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cameron Tyler, otherwise known as ninjamuffin99, worked together with friends from Newgrounds to design a demo for Friday Night Funkin. Now thanks to a Kickstarter that raised $2.2-million Taylor is now in the process of turning the demo into a full game.  (Photo submitted)

100 Mile House developer, 22, raises millions for Friday Night Funkin’ video game

Cameron Taylor now full-time video game developer and CEO of his own company

  • Feb 2, 2022
Cameron Tyler, otherwise known as ninjamuffin99, worked together with friends from Newgrounds to design a demo for Friday Night Funkin. Now thanks to a Kickstarter that raised $2.2-million Taylor is now in the process of turning the demo into a full game.  (Photo submitted)
Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)

Swan gets ‘second-chance at life’ after being rescued near 100 Mile

The swan was unable to migrate south due to an injured wing

Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)
Last week Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo was in 100 Mile House meeting with community members to hear their concerns. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New MP, Frank Caputo, visits Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding, meets constituents

The rookie MP spent time meeting his constituents in 100 Mile House, Clinton, Barriere and Clearwater.

Last week Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Frank Caputo was in 100 Mile House meeting with community members to hear their concerns. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile House RCMP and members of the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a homicide on Exeter Station Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House RCMP investigate late-night homicide, one person dead

Gunshots were reported shortly before officers found the victim

100 Mile House RCMP and members of the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a homicide on Exeter Station Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The old Firehouse Diner at 231 Birch Avenue is being used this year by Elections Canada to conduct the 2021 federal election. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Early voting is now open

There are other options available beyond going to the polls Sept. 20

The old Firehouse Diner at 231 Birch Avenue is being used this year by Elections Canada to conduct the 2021 federal election. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Frank Caputo is the Conservative candidate in the federal election. (Photo submitted)

Crown prosecutor chosen to run for Conservatives

Frank Caputo declared candidate in upcoming federal election

Frank Caputo is the Conservative candidate in the federal election. (Photo submitted)
George Petel is running to replace Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod as the Liberal Candidate. (Photo submitted)

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo candidate ready to advocate for home riding

George Patel is the Liberal candidate

George Petel is running to replace Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod as the Liberal Candidate. (Photo submitted)
Around two dozen Warrior Walkers and members of the Canim Lake Band marched through 100 Mile House down Highway 97 Thursday afternoon. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Warrior Walkers pass through 100 Mile House on way to Kamloops

Group walk to honour residential school survivors

Around two dozen Warrior Walkers and members of the Canim Lake Band marched through 100 Mile House down Highway 97 Thursday afternoon. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)