Melissa Smalley

Lisa De Paoli, who sits on the board of the South Cariboo Community Enhancement Foundation, has started a local campaign to make quilts for residential school survivors. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Quilts for Survivors ‘made with love’

Volunteer said secret to giving back is doing something you love

Lisa De Paoli, who sits on the board of the South Cariboo Community Enhancement Foundation, has started a local campaign to make quilts for residential school survivors. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).

Deka Lake fire hall off-limits to community

The Cariboo Regional District abandons plans to investigate dual-use options

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo).
Officials are warning about several wild birds found dead - including bald eagles - that have tested positive for avian flu. (Black Press Media file photo)

Avian flu confirmed in bald eagle found near 100 Mile House

Wild birds across B.C. testing positive for H5N1 virus

Officials are warning about several wild birds found dead - including bald eagles - that have tested positive for avian flu. (Black Press Media file photo)
Poultry owners - commercial and recreational - are being warned to take precautions to help mitigate an avian flu outbreak in B.C. (Submitted photo)

Protect flocks against avian flu

A confirmed outbreak of avian flu (H5N1) has been detected in the Okanagan

Poultry owners - commercial and recreational - are being warned to take precautions to help mitigate an avian flu outbreak in B.C. (Submitted photo)
The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.

Electoral boundary review underway

Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North could be amalgamated into one

The Cariboo-Chilcotin and Cariboo-North’s electoral boundaries are under review this spring.
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

CRD considers return to in-person public hearings

All meetings have been held by teleconference for the last two years

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
The Cariboo Regional District is eyeing the creation of a correspondence policy. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)

Community groups receive grant funds

Cariboo Regional District giving out boosts to those impacted by COVID-19

The Cariboo Regional District is eyeing the creation of a correspondence policy. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo -Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District offices in Williams Lake. (File photo)

CRD considers cultural training

Next eelected board to receive cultural competency training

Cariboo Regional District offices in Williams Lake. (File photo)
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CRD considers new correspondence policy amid flurry of requests

Clarity needed on what public requests should be forwarded to directors

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Pictured is a BCEHS re-enactment of paramedics attending an overdose. (BCHES/Special to The News)

Dramatic increase in overdose deaths in South Cariboo

100 Mile House’s health area saw a 200 percent increase last year

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Pictured is a BCEHS re-enactment of paramedics attending an overdose. (BCHES/Special to The News)
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Fraudulent ‘gifting circle’ investigated in 100 Mile House

RCMP say the scheme has affected a number of people in the community

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Protesters hold signs and wave at passing vehicles during a rally in 100 Mile House Sunday, in support of convoy of truckers headed to Ottawa. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Hundreds rally in 100 Mile to support trucker convoy

Truck drivers travelling to Ottawa to protest COVID-19 mandates

Protesters hold signs and wave at passing vehicles during a rally in 100 Mile House Sunday, in support of convoy of truckers headed to Ottawa. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A Talon helicopter takes off from Big Timothy Mountain following a rescue operation with South Cariboo Search and Rescue and North Shore Rescue. (SCSAR photo)
A Talon helicopter takes off from Big Timothy Mountain following a rescue operation with South Cariboo Search and Rescue and North Shore Rescue. (SCSAR photo)

B.C. emergency crews team up, use helicopter to rescue woman from South Cariboo mountain

South Cariboo search and rescue enlists help from North Shore to airlift injured snowmobiler

A Talon helicopter takes off from Big Timothy Mountain following a rescue operation with South Cariboo Search and Rescue and North Shore Rescue. (SCSAR photo)
A Talon helicopter takes off from Big Timothy Mountain following a rescue operation with South Cariboo Search and Rescue and North Shore Rescue. (SCSAR photo)
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

‘Significant’ increase expected for region-wide services

Assessment value increase sees rise in property taxes

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
The Kersley Volunteer Fire Department’s new fire truck. (Cariboo Regional District - Facebook photo)

Majority of volunteer firefighters complying with CRD vaccine policy

CRD says 90 per cent of firefighters in compliance

The Kersley Volunteer Fire Department’s new fire truck. (Cariboo Regional District - Facebook photo)
Lone Butte Fire Department. (File photo).

CRD vaccine policy remains in effect

Board members voted not to defer policy following special meeting Wednesday

Lone Butte Fire Department. (File photo).
Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).

Cariboo Regional District directors to hold special meeting on vaccine policy

Board will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss recommendation to defer policy

Some local firefighters are opposing a CRD vaccine mandate. (File photo).
Melonie Eva is the primary complainant in the human rights case against the owner of Spruce Hills Resort and Spa. File photo.

South Cariboo resort owner’s discrimination appeal dismissed

Kin Wa Chan, owner of Spruce Hills Resort, will have to pay out $173,000 to seven former employees

Melonie Eva is the primary complainant in the human rights case against the owner of Spruce Hills Resort and Spa. File photo.
Interlakes Volunteer Firefighter Axel Hvidberg addresses a crowd of more than 50 people at the South Cariboo Theatre to discuss the CRD policy on vaccines. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Firefighters concerned about Cariboo Regional District vaccine mandate

Some volunteer firefighters speaking out about they call a “hasty” decision

Interlakes Volunteer Firefighter Axel Hvidberg addresses a crowd of more than 50 people at the South Cariboo Theatre to discuss the CRD policy on vaccines. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Greta on the day she was brought 'home' at four months old, only to run away that very night. (Submitted photo)

Born to be wild: Goat finds family with herd of deer

Greta the Goat sought freedom from the start

Greta on the day she was brought 'home' at four months old, only to run away that very night. (Submitted photo)