Kelly Sinoski

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).
The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Pavilion Lake area due to McKay Creek fire

Evacuation order in effect along section of West Pavilion Road

The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)
The Village of Ashcroft has received a federal grant of $688,000 to carry out improvements and upgrades at the fire hall and equipment bay. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Ashcroft receives $688,000 grant for fire hall upgrades

Proposed upgrades will extend the life of the 63-year-old building

The Village of Ashcroft has received a federal grant of $688,000 to carry out improvements and upgrades at the fire hall and equipment bay. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
From left: Eddy Schlosser, Jasmine Francis, Erica Rintoul, Megan Francis and Tiffany Peterson (with her daughter) Abigail and little Serenity Francis, front.

Clinton girl, 7, raises close to $2,000 in bannock sales for Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

Jasmine Francis, a member of the Skeetchestn Indian band, sold more than 400 bannock

From left: Eddy Schlosser, Jasmine Francis, Erica Rintoul, Megan Francis and Tiffany Peterson (with her daughter) Abigail and little Serenity Francis, front.
A Heffley Creek peacock caught not one - but two - lifts on a logging truck this month. (Photo submitted)

Heffley Creek-area peacock hops logging trucks in search of love

Peacock hitched two lifts in the past month

A Heffley Creek peacock caught not one - but two - lifts on a logging truck this month. (Photo submitted)
Kelly Servinski, of the Tutti Hotel in Clinton, climbs above the river. (Photo credit: <a href="http://www.sterlinglorence.com/" target="_blank">http://www.sterlinglorence.com/</a>)

Gravel is the new gold: Clinton cyclist boosts new biking trend

Kelly Servinski wants to make Clinton a mecca for gravel riding

Kelly Servinski, of the Tutti Hotel in Clinton, climbs above the river. (Photo credit: <a href="http://www.sterlinglorence.com/" target="_blank">http://www.sterlinglorence.com/</a>)
An RCMP cruiser flashes its light as it speeds up Highway 97. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Update: Man, 28, arrested for alleged kidnapping in 100 Mile House faces seven charges

Bradley Anderson was found hiding 50 feet up a fir tree

An RCMP cruiser flashes its light as it speeds up Highway 97. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files

Clinton seeks grants for new housing development above town

A new road is needed to access the site, which is above Carson Street

Clinton village office, 2014. Photo credit: Journal files
Kamloops RCMP Sgt. Brandon Buliziuk releases a hawk that was trapped behind a truck grill in Clinton last Friday. (Submitted photo)

Police rescue hawk trapped in truck grill near Clinton

Hawk flew into moving vehicle as it headed north on Highway 97

Kamloops RCMP Sgt. Brandon Buliziuk releases a hawk that was trapped behind a truck grill in Clinton last Friday. (Submitted photo)
Ian Richardson, of Rocky Ridge Farm, participated in the Garlic Festival earlier this month at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Organizers prepare for return of South Cariboo Garlic Festival

Festival is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 18-19

Ian Richardson, of Rocky Ridge Farm, participated in the Garlic Festival earlier this month at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
Ashcroft council has approved a request for a larger patio at the Thompson View Lodge assisted living facility. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Ashcroft council reconsiders two invasive plant programs

Council also approves request for a larger patio at Thompson View Lodge

Ashcroft council has approved a request for a larger patio at the Thompson View Lodge assisted living facility. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
A grass fire north of Ashcroft on May 18 prompted many residents to sign up for the Voyent Alert emergency notification system. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Ashcroft emergency alert system tested by recent grass fire

Registration in the free Voyent Alert system nearly doubled after last week’s grass fire in Ashcroft

A grass fire north of Ashcroft on May 18 prompted many residents to sign up for the Voyent Alert emergency notification system. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
Water sprinkler, no date, stock photo

Ashcroft residents reminded water restrictions are in effect

Village is on Stage 1 water restrictions until Sept. 30 unless residents are notified otherwise

Water sprinkler, no date, stock photo
Dennis Huber with his pony Tiffany. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Carriage, poker races to get back on track

Dennis Huber’s first experience driving horses was as a 10-year-old logger on his family’s farm.

Dennis Huber with his pony Tiffany. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Kelly Servinski, of the Tutti Hotel in Clinton, climbs above the river. (Photo credit: http://www.sterlinglorence.com/)

Gravel is the new gold: Cyclist bumps new biking trend

There’s gravel in them thar hills around Clinton

Kelly Servinski, of the Tutti Hotel in Clinton, climbs above the river. (Photo credit: http://www.sterlinglorence.com/)
The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)

Industrial park slated for Watch Lake Road

Building company Omnitek to start building new plant on 32-acre site

The Cariboo Regional District. (Angie Mindus photo)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

14-year-old boy killed in serious ATV crash near 100 Mile House

Youth was travelling with a group of peers when the incident occurred last Friday

Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
Kelly Servinski, of the Tutti Hotel in Clinton, climbs above the river. (Photo credit: http://www.sterlinglorence.com/)

Gravel is the new gold: Cyclist bumps new biking trend

There’s gravel in them thar hills around Clinton

Kelly Servinski, of the Tutti Hotel in Clinton, climbs above the river. (Photo credit: http://www.sterlinglorence.com/)
(from l) Ashcroft councillor Deb Tuohey, mayor Barbara Roden, and councillor Nadine Davenport at the opening of Ashcroft’s new water treatment plant in November 2019. At a recent town hall meeting, council said there are no immediate plans to install water meters in the village. (Photo credit: Christopher Roden)

Ashcroft homeowners face 2.5 per cent property tax bump in 2021

Village is moving ahead with variety of projects, but water metering not on the list of priorities

(from l) Ashcroft councillor Deb Tuohey, mayor Barbara Roden, and councillor Nadine Davenport at the opening of Ashcroft’s new water treatment plant in November 2019. At a recent town hall meeting, council said there are no immediate plans to install water meters in the village. (Photo credit: Christopher Roden)
Whether you choose patio dining or take-out, save your receipts every time you visit a Ashcroft dining establishment in May, and enter them in a draw to win one of two gift baskets. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Support Ashcroft restaurants for chance to win a gift basket

Eat locally throughout May and submit your receipts for a prize draw

Whether you choose patio dining or take-out, save your receipts every time you visit a Ashcroft dining establishment in May, and enter them in a draw to win one of two gift baskets. (Photo credit: Pixabay)