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Ross and Wendy Donahue have settled in well in both the community and their role as managers of the Cariboo Regional District Airport. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New manager lands at South Cariboo airport

Ross Donahue took over the job of running the 108 Mile airport last December.

Ross and Wendy Donahue have settled in well in both the community and their role as managers of the Cariboo Regional District Airport. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The RCMP arrest one of the suspects on Highway 97 courtesy of cell phone footage shot by a bystander. (April Thomas photo)

WATCH: Two suspects arrested after multi-jurisdictional chase

A half dozen police cars were seen heading north on Highway 97

The RCMP arrest one of the suspects on Highway 97 courtesy of cell phone footage shot by a bystander. (April Thomas photo)
Steve McMullen, Karla Riach and Ron Riach give snowshoeing a try with their friend Holly Millin on Deka Lake. Photo submitted

Snowshoeing offers socially distant outdoor activity

Have snowshoes, will travel! Cold weather activities see surge in users

Steve McMullen, Karla Riach and Ron Riach give snowshoeing a try with their friend Holly Millin on Deka Lake. Photo submitted
A 100 Mile House Minor Hockey Player practices his stickwork at a practice at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House Minor Hockey Association suspends activities

This move is effective immediately and comes due to the spike of COVID-19 cases in 100 Mile House

A 100 Mile House Minor Hockey Player practices his stickwork at a practice at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Non-fatal head-on collision between semi-trucks closes Highway 97

Traffic is down to one lane of alternating traffic due to this accident

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Andrew Brown is the designer and entrepreneur behind the product and company known as Furr Dogz a fun way to both groom and clean your dog. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Williams Lake entrepreneur confident in success of portable pet cleaning station

Andrew Brown is the creator of Furr Dogz portable pet cleaning station

Andrew Brown is the designer and entrepreneur behind the product and company known as Furr Dogz a fun way to both groom and clean your dog. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A picture of the floating bog island that some residents of Lac la Hache spied earlier this week. (Kendall Pratt photo)

Large rogue floating ‘island’ corralled by Lac la Hache residents

At least 60 feet wide, this large mass of plants is free-floating on the lake

A picture of the floating bog island that some residents of Lac la Hache spied earlier this week. (Kendall Pratt photo)
96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends
One of the high visibility stickers warning Cariboo residents about leaving their garbage out earlywhere bears could get to it. (Kristi Denby photo)

WildSafeBC launches new bear awareness campaign this summer

This program is designed to educate people about the risks of leaving out unattended garbage

One of the high visibility stickers warning Cariboo residents about leaving their garbage out earlywhere bears could get to it. (Kristi Denby photo)
Sandi Sillito takes her turn on an excavator while constructing a makeshift drive-in theatre near the site of the Interlakes Farmers Market. (Submitted photo)

Interlakes builds drive-in movie theatre

‘It looks like it could be a golf course now, really, it’s beautiful’

Sandi Sillito takes her turn on an excavator while constructing a makeshift drive-in theatre near the site of the Interlakes Farmers Market. (Submitted photo)
100 Mile RCMP are asking the public for assistance in identifying this man who stole equipment from an airport hanger. (Photo submitted)

RCMP seeking information on 100 Mile House airport hangar break and enter

An unknown man in hoody was caught on camera stealing equipment Wednesday morning

100 Mile RCMP are asking the public for assistance in identifying this man who stole equipment from an airport hanger. (Photo submitted)
A 100 Mile House RCMP officer picks his way through the remains of squatter’s camp below the old ski hill after being reported for violating a fire ban. (Ryder Birtwistle photo )

Drug paraphernalia, garbage left behind at squatter camp near 100 Mile House

RCMP seeking information on former occupants

A 100 Mile House RCMP officer picks his way through the remains of squatter’s camp below the old ski hill after being reported for violating a fire ban. (Ryder Birtwistle photo )
A photo of station wagons passing through 83 Mile House on the Cariboo Waggon Road. (BC Archives photo)

Cariboo Waggon Road restoration project marking tracks

Phase one to be complete by mid-May or early summer

A photo of station wagons passing through 83 Mile House on the Cariboo Waggon Road. (BC Archives photo)
Jerry Richert’s propane truck on the side of the highway. (Photo submitted)

Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic

Restaurants Serving Drivers in Western Canada seeks to provide a list of places open for drivers

Jerry Richert’s propane truck on the side of the highway. (Photo submitted)
The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are all on NFB.ca

The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)
A Williams Lake buck was none too pleased to be tangled up in a toboggan but thanks to the prompt response of Williams Lake’s Conservation Officers, he freed without incident. (Photo submitted)

VIDEO: B.C. conservation officers rescue buck tangled up in toboggan

After being tranquillized the deer was safely freed from his predicament without injury

A Williams Lake buck was none too pleased to be tangled up in a toboggan but thanks to the prompt response of Williams Lake’s Conservation Officers, he freed without incident. (Photo submitted)
Pinnacle Renewable Energy is partnering with Alkali Resource Management for the next three years to supply its Williams Lake plant with Fibre. (Angie Mindus photo-Williams Lake Tribune)

Pinnacle Renewable Energy and Esk’etemc First Nation ink three-year fibre deal

Alkali Resource Management Ltd. will supply fibre to the plant

Pinnacle Renewable Energy is partnering with Alkali Resource Management for the next three years to supply its Williams Lake plant with Fibre. (Angie Mindus photo-Williams Lake Tribune)
Hundreds flock to throne found in Tumbler Ridge ahead of Game of Thrones premiere

Hundreds flock to throne found in Tumbler Ridge ahead of Game of Thrones premiere

Excitement builds across the globe for the premiere of the new season of Game of Thrones

Hundreds flock to throne found in Tumbler Ridge ahead of Game of Thrones premiere
Anita B Naughty points to the crowd as she lip syncs along to MIKA’s Big Girl, a song celebrating feminine beauty in all its forms, in Williams Lake last Saturday.                                 Photo by Patrick Davies

Body positive burlesque in Quesnel

Local burlesque troupe is “like nothing people have ever seen before”

Anita B Naughty points to the crowd as she lip syncs along to MIKA’s Big Girl, a song celebrating feminine beauty in all its forms, in Williams Lake last Saturday.                                 Photo by Patrick Davies