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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)
Prince George’s Marlene Rossel and her coworker Lisa Postnikoff and Lisa’s grandson Ryan Jean, were told to leave Green Lake Provincial Park this morning, July 2. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Update: Campers at Sunset View, Boyd Bay and Noland Creek sites told to leave due to Cariboo wildfires

Campers at Arrowhead and Little Arrowhead urged be prepared to leave at moment’s notice

Prince George’s Marlene Rossel and her coworker Lisa Postnikoff and Lisa’s grandson Ryan Jean, were told to leave Green Lake Provincial Park this morning, July 2. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Liz Jones (right), of Emergency Support Services, at one of the reception tables at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Deka Lake, Judson Road due to Cariboo wildfires

Up to 700 people expected at emergency support services centre at South Cariboo Rec Centre

Liz Jones (right), of Emergency Support Services, at one of the reception tables at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Elizabeth Pete is a survivor of St. Joseph’s Mission in Williams Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

WATCH: Kamloops bound convoy greeted by Canim Lake Band in 100 Mile House

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

Elizabeth Pete is a survivor of St. Joseph’s Mission in Williams Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Frank Caputo seeks to bring new voice to Ottawa

Crown prosecutor Frank Caputo has declared his intention to run for the…

The RCMP arrest one of the suspects on Highway 97 courtesy of cell phone footage shot by a bystander. (April Thomas photo)

WATCH: Two suspects arrested after multi-jurisdictional chase

A half dozen police cars were seen heading north on Highway 97

The RCMP arrest one of the suspects on Highway 97 courtesy of cell phone footage shot by a bystander. (April Thomas photo)
Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. (File photo)

MP Cathy McLeod not seeking re-election

After 12 years as MP, McLeod is looking to write a new chapter

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. (File photo)
Steve McMullen, Karla Riach and Ron Riach give snowshoeing a try with their friend Holly Millin on Deka Lake. Photo submitted

Snowshoeing offers socially distant outdoor activity

Have snowshoes, will travel! Cold weather activities see surge in users

Steve McMullen, Karla Riach and Ron Riach give snowshoeing a try with their friend Holly Millin on Deka Lake. Photo submitted
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
A picture of the floating bog island that some residents of Lac la Hache spied earlier this week. (Kendall Pratt photo)

Large rogue floating ‘island’ corralled by Lac la Hache residents

At least 60 feet wide, this large mass of plants is free-floating on the lake

A picture of the floating bog island that some residents of Lac la Hache spied earlier this week. (Kendall Pratt photo)
96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends
Johan Raes smiles while helping a customer at the South Cariboo Farmer’s Market on May 8. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)

Community rallies together after theft at Farmer’s Market

‘I wish it had never happened but I thank everybody for it so much’

Johan Raes smiles while helping a customer at the South Cariboo Farmer’s Market on May 8. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)
Jerry Richert’s propane truck on the side of the highway. (Photo submitted)

Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic

Restaurants Serving Drivers in Western Canada seeks to provide a list of places open for drivers

Jerry Richert’s propane truck on the side of the highway. (Photo submitted)
The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are all on NFB.ca

The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)