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Gerald Charlie and the Black Owl Blues is just one of several Indigenous groups that will play this Sunday in Boston Bar. (Hope Standard file photo)

Indigenous-focused concert in Boston Bar designed to lift spirits after Lytton fire

We Are Still Here being held this Sunday at Tuckkwiohum Village and available online

Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)

Lorde, Charli XCX to headline as Victoria’s Rifflandia festival resurrected

September lineup unveiled for the first Victoria fest in four years

  • May 4, 2022
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

A forklift operator moves a felled tree trunk near Clinton without any eye, ear, head or hand protection or a grapple securing the log to the forklift. (Photo submitted)

Clinton logging industry immortalized in book

Clinton Logging 1944-2019 is available to be checked out at the Clinton Museum

A forklift operator moves a felled tree trunk near Clinton without any eye, ear, head or hand protection or a grapple securing the log to the forklift. (Photo submitted)
Moira Kopanyas created the cover art for the Desert Sands’ book: Elephant Hill Wildfire: Community Stories from 2017.

Desert Sands students publish book on Elephant Hill wildfire

The book details local experiences from people throughout Cache Creek, Ashcroft and Clinton

Moira Kopanyas created the cover art for the Desert Sands’ book: Elephant Hill Wildfire: Community Stories from 2017.
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)

New Netflix film starring Jennifer Lopez filming in Northwest B.C.

Filming taking place in Lower Mainland and Bulkley Valley with release of “The Mother” set for 2022

Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
The Blue Wranglers (from l) Dan Fremlin, Bruce Ambler, Dustin Bentall, and Trixie Berkel play at a benefit concert in Clinton. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Quartet of Clinton musicians stay happy by singing the blues

The Blue Wranglers love nothing more than picking and grinning together

The Blue Wranglers (from l) Dan Fremlin, Bruce Ambler, Dustin Bentall, and Trixie Berkel play at a benefit concert in Clinton. (Photo credit: Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
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)
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)
Cataline: The Life of B.C.’s Legendary Packer is the second book by Quesnel author Susan Smith-Josephy, and looks at the life of the ‘King of the Packers’. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Legendary packer Cataline explored in new book by BC author

Book explores the life and experiences of packer who was a legend throughout the Interior

Cataline: The Life of B.C.’s Legendary Packer is the second book by Quesnel author Susan Smith-Josephy, and looks at the life of the ‘King of the Packers’. (Photo credit: Submitted)
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Sage Sound Singers musical director Michelle Reid (front row, left) and members of the choir enjoy some Smile Cookies during a rehearsal for their Tribute to Fiddler on the Roof concert coming up later this month.

Sage Sound Singers bring Fiddler on the Roof to Ashcroft

‘It’s quite a challenge to accomplish what we have accomplished’

  • Nov 13, 2019
Sage Sound Singers musical director Michelle Reid (front row, left) and members of the choir enjoy some Smile Cookies during a rehearsal for their Tribute to Fiddler on the Roof concert coming up later this month.
100 Mile House singer Ingrid Mapson will be in concert in Ashcroft on Oct. 6. Ingrid Mapson submitted photo.

South Cariboo singer set to share the rhythms of her heart

Professional singer Ingrid Mapson will perform in Ashcroft on Oct. 6

100 Mile House singer Ingrid Mapson will be in concert in Ashcroft on Oct. 6. Ingrid Mapson submitted photo.
Plein Air Paint-out people’s choice award winner Julie Cutting painted faces on hoodoos outside Ashcroft on June 1. Submitted photo

PHOTOS: Plein Air people’s choice winner paints faces on hoodoos outside Ashcroft

The artist’s choice winner on June 2 painted the B.C. Express heritage building

Plein Air Paint-out people’s choice award winner Julie Cutting painted faces on hoodoos outside Ashcroft on June 1. Submitted photo
Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)

B.C. song serenades Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry on American Idol

Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Jesse Roper calls the experience ‘pretty surreal’

Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)