100 Mile House

Lillian Kosovic sang with the Blue Wranglers last Friday night at the Cabin Fever Jamboree. (Jennifer Bolster photo)

Blue Wranglers’ jamboree showcases Clinton talent

Local musicians of all ages and experience levels got the chance to perform live

 

The 9th Annual Interlakes Outhouse Races will be held at the Iron Horse Pub on Feb 19. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with a breakfast buffet and the races start at 11 a.m. (File photo)

Outhouse Races return to the Iron Horse Pub in Lone Butte

The ninth annual Fishing Highway 24 Outhouse Races are on Sunday, Feb. 19

 

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) was discovered by astronomers using the wide-field survey camera at the Zwicky Transient Facility this year in early March. Since then the new long-period comet has brightened This fine telescopic image from December 19 does show the comet's brighter greenish coma, short broad dust tail, and long faint ion tail stretching across a 2.5 degree wide field-of-view. (Image credit and copyright - Dan Bartlett)

Rare ‘big fuzzy green ball’ comet visible now in Cariboo skies

This celestial event happens only once every 50,000 years

 

RCMP vehicle. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Sheridan Lake woman charged with manslaughter in suspicious death

Merilee Hudson charged in connection with the incident, which occurred in August 2021

RCMP vehicle. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
First Nations artist, Daniel Raphael creates art that is rich in colour and seems to jump off the canvas. Some of his work can be seen at the Stemete7uw'i Friendship Centre, #4, 330 Birch Avenue in 100 Mile House. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cariboo artist finds spiritual healing through painting

Daniel Raphael is a residential school survivor who seeks to help others

First Nations artist, Daniel Raphael creates art that is rich in colour and seems to jump off the canvas. Some of his work can be seen at the Stemete7uw'i Friendship Centre, #4, 330 Birch Avenue in 100 Mile House. (Fiona Grisswell photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Teresa Wager and Nedeen Boon pose with the new sign for the 2023 South Cariboo Garlic Festival. They are the new organizers for the festival. (File submitted)

South Cariboo Garlic Festival set to be bigger and better

New organizers have taken over the annual event

Teresa Wager and Nedeen Boon pose with the new sign for the 2023 South Cariboo Garlic Festival. They are the new organizers for the festival. (File submitted)
One of the Interlakes VFDs fire trucks which they received in 2019. (Diana Forster photo).

CRD to assess Interlakes fire hall issues around training assessments

An independent assessor has been brought in to mediate the training dispute

One of the Interlakes VFDs fire trucks which they received in 2019. (Diana Forster photo).
Savannah Bissat plays goal for the U13 Rep team and the 100 Mile Royals girls’ team. (Photo submitted)

100 Mile goalie, 11, devoted to the game

Savannah Bissat has found a love for tending goal

Savannah Bissat plays goal for the U13 Rep team and the 100 Mile Royals girls’ team. (Photo submitted)
The Seventy Mile Access Centre (SMAC) working group consists of Cecilia Griffiths (left), Paul Griffiths, Karyn Greenlees, Sally Watson and Colleen Birnie. They will put together a proposal to save the SMAC property. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

70 Mile House community rallies together to save SMAC

The Seventy Mile Access Centre suffered thousands in damage after a flood late last year

The Seventy Mile Access Centre (SMAC) working group consists of Cecilia Griffiths (left), Paul Griffiths, Karyn Greenlees, Sally Watson and Colleen Birnie. They will put together a proposal to save the SMAC property. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Kaitlin Todd has spent the last three years learning how to be a tattoo artist from 100 Mile Tattoo’s Andrew Schmah. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Tattoo apprentice makes her mark in 100 Mile

“It’s a very interesting industry to be in,” says artist Kaitlin Todd

Kaitlin Todd has spent the last three years learning how to be a tattoo artist from 100 Mile Tattoo’s Andrew Schmah. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Work in progress concepts for the Ranger Reference Guide and the Cleric Reference Guide, written by John Brown and illustrated by Elisha Campbell. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile gamers create role-playing action board game

John Brown and Elisha Campbell have pooled their talents to design and develop the game

Work in progress concepts for the Ranger Reference Guide and the Cleric Reference Guide, written by John Brown and illustrated by Elisha Campbell. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Mark and Dianne Boutilier have gained the District of 100 Mile House’s support in bringing the B.C. Drag It Challenge to 100 Mile House this summer. (Photo credit: Patrick Davies/100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile airport runway to be converted into drag strip for races this summer

The District of 100 Mile House has lent support to the organizers of the B.C. Drag It Challenge

Mark and Dianne Boutilier have gained the District of 100 Mile House’s support in bringing the B.C. Drag It Challenge to 100 Mile House this summer. (Photo credit: Patrick Davies/100 Mile Free Press)
A sharp-tailed grouse roosts near 100 Mile House last weekend. (Susan Gower photo)

Variety of birds spotted in Christmas bird count

Cold weather didn’t hinder the 100 Mile Christmas Bird Count. Some 1,713…

A sharp-tailed grouse roosts near 100 Mile House last weekend. (Susan Gower photo)
Michael Busch lost his home in a fire on Monday Dec. 19 while trying to stay warm. (Photo submitted)

Fire destroys home in Lone Butte

GoFundMe set up to support Micheal Busch who lost everything in the fire

Michael Busch lost his home in a fire on Monday Dec. 19 while trying to stay warm. (Photo submitted)
One of the Interlakes VFDs fire trucks which they received in 2019. (Diana Forster photo).

Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department first responder program suspended

The Forest Grove Volunteer Fire Department may be forced to follow suit

One of the Interlakes VFDs fire trucks which they received in 2019. (Diana Forster photo).
Mark and Dianne Boutilier have gained the District of 100 Mile House’s support in bringing the B.C. Drag It Challenge to 100 Mile House this summer. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House to host drag race at local airport

The District of 100 Mile House has lent support to the organizers of the B.C. Drag It Challenge

Mark and Dianne Boutilier have gained the District of 100 Mile House’s support in bringing the B.C. Drag It Challenge to 100 Mile House this summer. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A semi-truck and vehicle collided on Highway 97 early Wednesday morning. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Highway 97 near 100 Mile House down to single-lane alternating traffic due to collision

A semi-truck and car collided just south of Ainsworth Road Wednesday morning

A semi-truck and vehicle collided on Highway 97 early Wednesday morning. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A snowfall warning has been issued Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the Cariboo, Chilcotin and North Thompson regions. Snow has begun falling lightly in Williams Lake Tuesday morning. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Snowfall warning issued for Cariboo, Chilcotin, North Thompson regions

Up to 10 cm of snow could fall beginning Tuesday evening and into Wednesday morning

A snowfall warning has been issued Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the Cariboo, Chilcotin and North Thompson regions. Snow has begun falling lightly in Williams Lake Tuesday morning. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
(Black Press Media files)

Snow plays havoc on Hwy. 97 south of Clinton and Hwy. 1 east of Cache Creek

Two vehicle incidents have occurred during this evening’s snowfall

(Black Press Media files)
A close-up view of one of the firearms showing a bullet in the chamber. (CO Joel Kline photo)

Lower Mainland man fined $2,500 for hunting out of season

Man charged under BC Wildlife Act and Firearms Act for hunting out of season this June

A close-up view of one of the firearms showing a bullet in the chamber. (CO Joel Kline photo)