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Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers stage benefit concert for Lytton

Dustin Bentall and his father Barney are holding a double-header concert in Clinton this Friday

Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Dustin Bentall is hosting a doubleheader concert with his father Barney Bentall in Clinton this Friday. (Stasia Garraway photo)
Anna Francoeur’s family camping trip at Sunset View was cut short but she, her grandaughter Lexi Sybrandy, grandson Logan Sybdrandy and husband Marcel Francoeur and the rest of the family evacuated to Little Arrowhead to enjoy the rest of their weekend. (Patrick Daves photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Update: Flat Lake Provincial Park closed to public due to evacuation alert in area

Canim Beach and Ruth Lake provincial parks also under evacuation alert

Anna Francoeur’s family camping trip at Sunset View was cut short but she, her grandaughter Lexi Sybrandy, grandson Logan Sybdrandy and husband Marcel Francoeur and the rest of the family evacuated to Little Arrowhead to enjoy the rest of their weekend. (Patrick Daves 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)
Village of Clinton office. Photo credit: Journal files

ATV users seek access to downtown Clinton streets

Users say access to village’s gas stations, restaurants and hotels would boost the economy

Village of Clinton office. Photo credit: Journal files
Bernice Weihs-Anderson and some of her reclaimed wood artwork at the Clinton Outdoor Market. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Endangered species focus of art display

Bernice Weihs-Anderson has found a new use for reclaimed wood

Bernice Weihs-Anderson and some of her reclaimed wood artwork at the Clinton Outdoor Market. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)
Amy Newman (pictured) spent much of summer 2020 ‘ground-truthing’ the old Cariboo Waggon Road and the winter writing a guidebook about it. (Photo credit: Richard Wright)

New guidebook charts the path of historic Cariboo Waggon Road

Amy Newman says that researching the Waggon Road was ‘like a treasure hunt’

Amy Newman (pictured) spent much of summer 2020 ‘ground-truthing’ the old Cariboo Waggon Road and the winter writing a guidebook about it. (Photo credit: Richard Wright)
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)
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
Craig Lebleau is the star of <em>Mud Mountain Haulers</em>, along with his family and Kamloops-based company Lebleau Brothers Haulers. (Photo credit: Submitted)

New TV show filmed in region shines a light on forest industry

Mud Mountain Haulers, featuring Lebeau Brothers Logging in Kamloops, no airing on Discovery Channel

Craig Lebleau is the star of <em>Mud Mountain Haulers</em>, along with his family and Kamloops-based company Lebleau Brothers Haulers. (Photo credit: Submitted)
One of Nancy McMinn’s clay horse sculptures. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton Art Society is sharing fun, one piece of art at a time

With in-person meetings prohibited, group is taking its love of art online for all to share

One of Nancy McMinn’s clay horse sculptures. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
Robin Fennell is a familiar face in Clinton, and keeps busy with volunteer work (for groups such as the Clinton and District Community Forest) and outdoor activities. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Former Clinton mayor continues to give back to community

Robin Fennell came to Clinton for five years in 1978, and hasn’t got round to leaving

Robin Fennell is a familiar face in Clinton, and keeps busy with volunteer work (for groups such as the Clinton and District Community Forest) and outdoor activities. (Photo credit: Submitted)
After a successful drive to attract new members, the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department is now looking for funding to purchase new gear. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Clinton Volunteer Fire Department seeks funding for new gear

New turnout gear needed after successful recruitment drive

After a successful drive to attract new members, the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department is now looking for funding to purchase new gear. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Jocelyn Cahill (l) and Janice Maurice are members of the Clinton Book Club, which met in Reg Conn Park over the summer. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Clinton book club keeps love of reading alive during COVID-19

Club provides members with a place to both socialize and keep their wits sharp

Jocelyn Cahill (l) and Janice Maurice are members of the Clinton Book Club, which met in Reg Conn Park over the summer. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)
Clinton Citizens on Patrol members Gina Fankhanel and Brenda Horsley conduct speed watch duties by the side of Highway 97 in Clinton. (Photo credit: Marika Masters)

Clinton’s new Citizens on Patrol group deployed on speed watch

Community volunteers working to assist the RCMP

Clinton Citizens on Patrol members Gina Fankhanel and Brenda Horsley conduct speed watch duties by the side of Highway 97 in Clinton. (Photo credit: Marika Masters)
New Clinton CAO Murray Daly. (Photo credit: Submitted)

New Clinton CAO notes ‘unique challenges’ of small communities

Murray Daly says he’s planning on being in Clinton for a while

New Clinton CAO Murray Daly. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Carver Kevin Peters of Loon Lake poses with one of his carvings. (Photo credit: Patrick Davies/100 Mile Free Press)

World-class carver prefers the simple life in Loon Lake

His work can be found in galleries around the world, but Kevin Peters prefers the quiet life

Carver Kevin Peters of Loon Lake poses with one of his carvings. (Photo credit: Patrick Davies/100 Mile Free Press)
Psalm 23 Transition Society executive director Marvin Declare (l) presents Lone Butte resident Marcus Reich with a certificate that signifies he has graduated from the program. Reich now intends to return to Psalm 23 in a mentorship capacity and help others who have experienced the same struggles he has. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Lone Butte man beats addiction, now seeks to help others

After graduating from Psalm 23 program, Marcus Reich plans to give back to others in distress

Psalm 23 Transition Society executive director Marvin Declare (l) presents Lone Butte resident Marcus Reich with a certificate that signifies he has graduated from the program. Reich now intends to return to Psalm 23 in a mentorship capacity and help others who have experienced the same struggles he has. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Tracy Fallstrom, of Clinton, has launched her new CD. (Jennifer Bolster photo)

Clinton artist shares music From the Heart

Tracy Fallstrom is proving it’s never too late to pursue your passion.

Tracy Fallstrom, of Clinton, has launched her new CD. (Jennifer Bolster photo)