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Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo credit: Black Press files)

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP hears about constituents’ concerns

Frank Caputo says housing, inflation, crime, and cost of living are on everyone’s mind

Frank Caputo is the MP for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo credit: Black Press files)
Local Clinton youth held a car wash last week to raise funds for a basketball court in the village. (Photo submitted)

Clinton youth fundraise for basketball court

Car wash raises $1,400

Local Clinton youth held a car wash last week to raise funds for a basketball court in the village. (Photo submitted)
The Chasm fire, 18 kilometres northeast of Clinton, has grown to 43 hectares and is classified as Being Held. (Photo credit: BCWS)

BC Wildfire crews battle 11 wildfires in Cariboo Fire zone

The 43-hectare Chasm Lake fire is classified as being held

The Chasm fire, 18 kilometres northeast of Clinton, has grown to 43 hectares and is classified as Being Held. (Photo credit: BCWS)
Wildfire smoke above Deka Lake. (Kelly Sinoski photo-100 Mile Free Press)

UPDATE: wildfire northeast of Chasm Provincial Park grows to 43 hectares

BCWS asks public to be prepared for risk of wildfires as temperatures soar

Wildfire smoke above Deka Lake. (Kelly Sinoski photo-100 Mile Free Press)
Carl Archie drums on the shores of Green Lake to welcome participants in the Pulling Together Canoe journey last Wednesday, Aug. 20. The eight-day journey promotes healing, reconciliation, and respect for Indigenous host nations, as well as the sharing of Indigenous cultures. SEE related story A9. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Pulling Together journey gathers at Green Lake

The lake is the traditional summer gathering place for the Secwe̓pemc people

Carl Archie drums on the shores of Green Lake to welcome participants in the Pulling Together Canoe journey last Wednesday, Aug. 20. The eight-day journey promotes healing, reconciliation, and respect for Indigenous host nations, as well as the sharing of Indigenous cultures. SEE related story A9. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
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

The Ashcroft emergency department is closed for the weekend of July 15-17. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
Nancy Lulua prepares for the bannock-making competition at the High Bar First Nation Aboriginal event on Tuesday, June 21. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Bannock makers compete for dough, bragging rights

Nancy Lulua beats out three other competitors for $500

Nancy Lulua prepares for the bannock-making competition at the High Bar First Nation Aboriginal event on Tuesday, June 21. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Liam Brehm, left, Julie Antoine and Nolan Hughes, offer free plant-based medicines that they made at David Stoddart School this year. Antoine, of Bonaparte, provides medicine-making classes to schools in Ashcroft, Cache Creek and Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

High Bar First Nation hosts first Aboriginal Day

More than 200 people attend first-ever event in Clinton

Liam Brehm, left, Julie Antoine and Nolan Hughes, offer free plant-based medicines that they made at David Stoddart School this year. Antoine, of Bonaparte, provides medicine-making classes to schools in Ashcroft, Cache Creek and Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski 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

  • Jun 13, 2022
100 Mile provincial court.
Helen Cade, left, and former May Queen Loretta Ferguson represent Clinton Creek Estates at the Clinton May Ball parade Saturday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Clinton May Ball rodeo parade marches on

The parade went ahead despite a new change to its route

Helen Cade, left, and former May Queen Loretta Ferguson represent Clinton Creek Estates at the Clinton May Ball parade Saturday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lil Munro, left, reminisces with Helen Cade at the Oldtimers’ Tea in Clinton last Friday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Residents reminisce at Clinton’s Oldtimers’ Tea

Close to 120 oldtimers came out to enjoy tea

Lil Munro, left, reminisces with Helen Cade at the Oldtimers’ Tea in Clinton last Friday. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile’s Dell and Debbie Rempel and Aleta and Faron Bryan borrowed outfits from Peter Skene Ogden Secondary’s drama class to attend Clinton’s 155th annual May Ball. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton’s annual 155th May Ball draws ‘full house’

Canada’s longest running community event of its kind going strong

100 Mile’s Dell and Debbie Rempel and Aleta and Faron Bryan borrowed outfits from Peter Skene Ogden Secondary’s drama class to attend Clinton’s 155th annual May Ball. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Drivers are reminded to slow down around horses and riders in rural areas.

Hold your horses and share the rural roads

B.C. Government reminds motorists to watch out for horses

Drivers are reminded to slow down around horses and riders in rural areas.
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)
A helicopter carrying a water bucket flies past a pyrocumulus cloud, also known as a fire cloud, produced by the Lytton Creek wildfire burning in the mountains above Lytton, B.C., on August 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Spences Bridge plans emergency reception centre

Community Hall has been outfitted with cots, bedding, food in event of disaster

A helicopter carrying a water bucket flies past a pyrocumulus cloud, also known as a fire cloud, produced by the Lytton Creek wildfire burning in the mountains above Lytton, B.C., on August 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
An artist’s rendering of the proposed new Eco-Depot serving Ashcroft, Cache Creek, and the surrounding area, which will open this August. (Photo credit: TNRD)

New hours coming for TNRD Eco-depots

New Cache Creek eco-depot to open earlier

An artist’s rendering of the proposed new Eco-Depot serving Ashcroft, Cache Creek, and the surrounding area, which will open this August. (Photo credit: TNRD)
Rya Minnabarriett, of Cache Creek, participated in a pitching clinic hosted by Cache Creek Softball Association last weekend. The clinic, which also included batting, was run by Softball Canada instructor Jackie Desilets. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Youth participate in Cache Creek pitching, batting clinics

Softball Canada instructor Jackie Desilets offered basic skills for youth

Rya Minnabarriett, of Cache Creek, participated in a pitching clinic hosted by Cache Creek Softball Association last weekend. The clinic, which also included batting, was run by Softball Canada instructor Jackie Desilets. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
A slo-pitch tournament is set for Aug. 30 at the new Chief Scotty ball diamonds. (File photo)

AVFA hosts slo-pitch fundraiser for Lytton

12 teams participating in tournament this weekend, April 30

A slo-pitch tournament is set for Aug. 30 at the new Chief Scotty ball diamonds. (File photo)
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).