100 Mile House

The Young Lake wildfire has grown to 2,631 hectares in size Tuesday. (BC Wildfire Service).

UPDATE: Aerial ignitions called off at Young Lake fire: BCWS

Wildfire southeast of 70 Mile now listed at 4,000 hectares

 

Chilco Choate has returned to Clinton after 60 years as a guide outfitter at Gaspard Lake (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press)

PRIME TIME: Chilco Choate loved the freedom of the bush

He was born Edward Choate, but everybody knows him as Chilco

 

Rip rap being installed on the Quesnel Hixon Road, one of more than 70 sites impacted by spring freshet in the Cariboo Chilcotin in 2021. Improvements to area roads including rip rap were announced by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure on July 14. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

MOTI announces $4 million in road improvements throughout Cariboo

Areas around Quesnel, 100 Mile House and Williams Lake will all see improvements

 

Clinton’s 20-unit supportive housing facility. (Robin Fennell photo - submitted)
Clinton’s 20-unit supportive housing facility. (Robin Fennell photo - submitted)

Clinton supportive housing facility on schedule

Society interviewing potential residents, seeking cooks, housekeepers, and maintenance workers

Clinton’s 20-unit supportive housing facility. (Robin Fennell photo - submitted)
Clinton’s 20-unit supportive housing facility. (Robin Fennell photo - submitted)
A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Interior Health cancels immunization clinics in 100 Mile, evacuates patients

100 Mile District General Hospital is not being evacuated at this time

A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Canim Lake fire grew to 700 hectares overnight Sunday, and has prompted an expanded evacuation alert. (Martina Dopf - 100 Mile Free Press)

Canim Lake fire grows to 700 ha; evacuation alert expands in Cariboo

Alert ‘precaution’ due to the predicted winds, thunderstorms

The Canim Lake fire grew to 700 hectares overnight Sunday, and has prompted an expanded evacuation alert. (Martina Dopf - 100 Mile Free Press)
SMAC is offering short-term respite to evacuees. (Ken Alexander photo).

SMAC offering evacuees short-term respite

People can park their RVs for a short-term stay after leaving their homes.

  • Jul 4, 2021
SMAC is offering short-term respite to evacuees. (Ken Alexander photo).
BC Wildfire Service has issued an area restriction order for McKay Creek wildfire (BCSW)

Guards, planned ignitions slated for McKay Creek wildfire

Wildfire saw increased fire behavior and winds Monday night, but no containment lines challenged

BC Wildfire Service has issued an area restriction order for McKay Creek wildfire (BCSW)
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)
Firefighters assess a fire over Watch Lake Road Wednesday evening. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Firefighters kept busy in Cariboo-Chilcotin after 33 new fires in past 24 hours

Fires include 150-ha blaze at McKinley Creek and 10-ha blaze at end of Horse Lake Road

Firefighters assess a fire over Watch Lake Road Wednesday evening. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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.
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>)
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)
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).
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).
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
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/)