100 Mile House

A sample of the materials Barb Brown used for her latest show at the Showcase Gallery, It’s Practice, Over and Over Again. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PHOTOS: Canim Lake-based musicians immortalized in sketches

Barb Brown has captured several Canim Lake musicians on paper

 

Miles Quigley has been reported missing by his family after failing to return home from Kamloops yesterday. (Photo submitted)

Kamloops RCMP looking for missing Sheridan Lake man

RCMP are seeking public assistance in finding Miles Quigley who failed to return home yesterday

 

Eamon Gilligan and David Liang of the People’s Power Society for Healthy Community Farms are doing their best to stay positive through the wildfires. Liang said he’s having to wash his vegtables twice due to the ash falling from the sky on his property. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Planting ideas to support food security

‘We’re still doing it because we have to plant’

 

Stanley Fraser walks along Highway 97 on his way into 100 Mile House as part of his Walk and Talk Campaign. Fraser intends to walk all the way to Winnipeg to raise awareness about mental health. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Man walking for mental health passes through 100 Mile House

Stanley Fraser heading from Bella Coola to Winnipeg on foot

Stanley Fraser walks along Highway 97 on his way into 100 Mile House as part of his Walk and Talk Campaign. Fraser intends to walk all the way to Winnipeg to raise awareness about mental health. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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 provincial court.

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

Vincent Collins will be sentenced at a later date

100 Mile provincial court.
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

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

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)
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)
A map from the B.C. River Forecast Centre shows the snowpack levels throughout the province as of May 1, 2022. (Photo credit: B.C. River Forecast Centre)

Colder than usual spring temperatures increase flood risks

Above-average snowpacks in many regions could lead to flooding if weather heats up fast

A map from the B.C. River Forecast Centre shows the snowpack levels throughout the province as of May 1, 2022. (Photo credit: B.C. River Forecast Centre)
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)
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

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)
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

Two elderly residents of 212 Blackstock Road are facing eviction on April 1. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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

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).
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)
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COLUMN: Online feuding sets a bad example

Melissa Smalley’s monthly column to the Free Press

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Pictured is a BCEHS re-enactment of paramedics attending an overdose. (BCHES/Special to The News)

Dramatic increase in overdose deaths in South Cariboo

100 Mile House’s health area saw a 200 percent increase last year

Pictured is a BCEHS re-enactment of paramedics attending an overdose. (BCHES/Special to The News)
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)