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The Blue Wranglers (Mary Putnam - photo submitted)
The Blue Wranglers (Mary Putnam - photo submitted)

Cariboo musicians shake up Green Lake

The Blue Wranglers hope to bring the community together with music event

 

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

 

The playground and park in the Mesa subdivision will be getting a refurbishment following the removal of diseased trees. (Photo credit: Daniela Dyck)

Ashcroft council addresses Mesa Vista Park tree controversy

Diseased trees were removed from the park, which will undergo a renovation

 

David Stoddart School.

‘Power of the people”: Clinton school reverses decision to cut division

Reversal followed outcry from parents at David Stoddart School

David Stoddart School.
Bruce Madu left and his wife Sandy Madu travelled to Kamloops last Sunday to attend the event. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Queen’s Jubilee pins awarded to volunteers

Nine South Cariboo residents were recognized Sunday

Bruce Madu left and his wife Sandy Madu travelled to Kamloops last Sunday to attend the event. (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

100 Mile provincial court.
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)
Peter Van Genne drives his team with the help of his navigator Corben Van Genne at the Huber Farm last Saturday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Carriage racers compete in 70 Mile House

The 2022 BS and Drive attracted 18 contestants to 70 Mile House

Peter Van Genne drives his team with the help of his navigator Corben Van Genne at the Huber Farm last Saturday. (Patrick Davies 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).
100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Man arrested after armed confrontation in 108 Mile Ranch

Police confiscated several firearms in connection with the incident

100 Mile RCMP cruiser. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Chief Sheri Sellars of the Soda Creek Bank and Chief Helen Henderson of the Canim Lake Band attend the 2022 NStQ’s Citizen’s Assembly. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Secwepemc communities seek jurisdiction over children

Jurisdiction a key focus at the 2022 NStQ’s Citizen’s Assembly

Chief Sheri Sellars of the Soda Creek Bank and Chief Helen Henderson of the Canim Lake Band attend the 2022 NStQ’s Citizen’s Assembly. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The <em>100 Mile Free Press</em> was represented at the 2022 Ma Murray Community New Media Awards at the River Rock Casino by (from l) Martina Dopf, Evan Fentiman, Deb Theoret, Kelly Sinoski, and Patrick Davies. (Photo credit: <em>100 Mile Free Press</em>)

Free Press and Journal receive Ma Murray newspaper awards

Journal editor takes home silver for article about the history of Lytton

  • May 25, 2022
The <em>100 Mile Free Press</em> was represented at the 2022 Ma Murray Community New Media Awards at the River Rock Casino by (from l) Martina Dopf, Evan Fentiman, Deb Theoret, Kelly Sinoski, and Patrick Davies. (Photo credit: <em>100 Mile Free Press</em>)
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.
A map from the B.C. River Forecast Centre shows the snowpack levels throughout the province as of May 1, 2022. (Photo credit: B.C. River Forecast Centre)

Colder than usual spring temperatures increase flood risks

Above-average snowpacks in many regions could lead to flooding if weather heats up fast

A map from the B.C. River Forecast Centre shows the snowpack levels throughout the province as of May 1, 2022. (Photo credit: B.C. River Forecast Centre)
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)
100 Mile Fire Rescue Members clean up the scene after putting out a fire that torched Wendell Smitheram’s van by the South Cariboo Visitor’s Centre on Monday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Living out of a bag’: B.C. men homeless after van fire destroys worldly possessions

Woman arrested for allegedly lighting the van on fire in 100 Mile House

100 Mile Fire Rescue Members clean up the scene after putting out a fire that torched Wendell Smitheram’s van by the South Cariboo Visitor’s Centre on Monday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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).
Two elderly residents of 212 Blackstock Road are facing eviction on April 1. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘They want my unit so now I’m out’: 100 Mile renters no exception to B.C.’s hot housing market

Lack of affordable housing and rental options a rising problem

Two elderly residents of 212 Blackstock Road are facing eviction on April 1. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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

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).
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

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).