Lauren Keller

A wildland firefighter from Alberta Whitecourt unit crew has been working with BC Wildfire Service personnel and have successfully helped secured the containment lines on the northeast corner of the Weasel Creek wildfire (N11062) in the East Kootenays. (BC Wildfire Service)

Eleven wildfires still active in the Cariboo Zone

Seven wildfires remain Out of Control

A wildland firefighter from Alberta Whitecourt unit crew has been working with BC Wildfire Service personnel and have successfully helped secured the containment lines on the northeast corner of the Weasel Creek wildfire (N11062) in the East Kootenays. (BC Wildfire Service)
A memorial for Dr. Michael Mthandazo has been set up by the 100 Mile House Soccer Fields' Clubhouse. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Memorial for former Cariboo doctor erected at 100 Mile House soccer fields

Mthandazo worked as a doctor in 100 Mile House before moving to Vernon. He had a passion for soccer and attended Thursday drop-in games in the 100 Mile House community.

A memorial for Dr. Michael Mthandazo has been set up by the 100 Mile House Soccer Fields' Clubhouse. (Lauren Keller 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 after the South Cariboo Garlic Festival was cancelled due to COVID-19. (Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Garlic festival returns to the South Cariboo

Large crowds are expected for the South Cariboo Garlic Festival this weekend.

Ian Richardson of Rocky Ridge Farm participated in the Garlic Festival earlier this month at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market after the South Cariboo Garlic Festival was cancelled due to COVID-19. (Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)
Ian Richardson of Rocky Ridge Farm participated in the Garlic Festival earlier this month at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market after the South Cariboo Garlic Festival was cancelled due to COVID-19. (Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)

Garlic festival returns to the South Cariboo

Large crowds are expected for the South Cariboo Garlic Festival this weekend.

Ian Richardson of Rocky Ridge Farm participated in the Garlic Festival earlier this month at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market after the South Cariboo Garlic Festival was cancelled due to COVID-19. (Kelly Sinoski/100 Mile Free Press)
A wildfire near Canoe Lake, C41588, is estimated to be three and a half hectares in size and is considered under control. (BC Wildfire Service)

Monday night rainfall helps dampen fires

BC Wildfire Service responding to nine wildfires near 100 Mile House

A wildfire near Canoe Lake, C41588, is estimated to be three and a half hectares in size and is considered under control. (BC Wildfire Service)
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Thieves siphon 13,000 litres of diesel from School District 27 100 Mile works yard

Police called to 100 Mile House School District 27 yard last Monday

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A mother deer cleans her fawn’s coat with her tongue while walking through a 100 Mile House neighbourhood. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Conservation officer asks for mindfulness toward deer

Deer signal aggressive behaviour by laying their ears back and lowering their head

A mother deer cleans her fawn’s coat with her tongue while walking through a 100 Mile House neighbourhood. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Wildfire crews drop retardant on a fire near Canim Lake. (Robert Brunet photo - submitted).

FireSmart pilot slated for South Canim Lake

Program would be first in Cariboo Regional District

Wildfire crews drop retardant on a fire near Canim Lake. (Robert Brunet photo - submitted).