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The Northern Seed Cleaning Tour is coming to the Interior and Northern B.C. next week. (FamrFolk/CityFolk photo)

Northern Seed Tour coming to the Cariboo

Stops include 100 Mile House, Williams Lake and Quesnel

The Northern Seed Cleaning Tour is coming to the Interior and Northern B.C. next week. (FamrFolk/CityFolk photo)
A man was rescued from Sheridan Lake Sunday after falling into the frigid waters and being unable to get out. (Photo submitted)

Man rescued from Sheridan Lake after calling for help

The incident was caught on video by a GoPro

A man was rescued from Sheridan Lake Sunday after falling into the frigid waters and being unable to get out. (Photo submitted)
Hunter Mader, 3, sits atop his horse Mick, 33, at the Little Britches Rodeo in 100 Mile House last weekend. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Hundreds come out for Little Britches Rodeo

100 Mile House’s Little Britches Rodeo was a smash hit last weekend

Hunter Mader, 3, sits atop his horse Mick, 33, at the Little Britches Rodeo in 100 Mile House last weekend. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A sample of the materials Barb Brown used for her latest show at the Showcase Gallery, It’s Practice, Over and Over Again. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PHOTOS: Canim Lake-based musicians immortalized in sketches

Barb Brown has captured several Canim Lake musicians on paper

A sample of the materials Barb Brown used for her latest show at the Showcase Gallery, It’s Practice, Over and Over Again. (Patrick Davies 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

  • May 26, 2022
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

  • May 26, 2022
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)
Glen Tanner and his son Lachlan Tanner took on the role of bad guys while acting as extras in a movie filmed in Barkerville last month. (Photo submitted)
Glen Tanner and his son Lachlan Tanner took on the role of bad guys while acting as extras in a movie filmed in Barkerville last month. (Photo submitted)
Christopher Billy and Wendell Smitheram are doing their best to stay positive after losing their van and most of their worldly possessions in a fire on Monday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘It was home’: Men homeless after fire destroys van

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

Christopher Billy and Wendell Smitheram are doing their best to stay positive after losing their van and most of their worldly possessions in a fire on Monday. (Patrick Davies 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

  • Mar 31, 2022
Two elderly residents of 212 Blackstock Road are facing eviction on April 1. (Patrick Davies 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)

Renters edged out in 100 Mile House’s hot housing market

Lack of affordable housing and rental options a rising problem in 100 Mile House

Two elderly residents of 212 Blackstock Road are facing eviction on April 1. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Karl Lundsbye and Rowan Hermiston intend to lead the Peace Walk for Ukraine in 100 Mile House this Sunday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile youth hold Peace Walk for Ukraine

Effort led by two South Cariboo pre-teens has raised $800 for Ukrainian Red Cross

Karl Lundsbye and Rowan Hermiston intend to lead the Peace Walk for Ukraine in 100 Mile House this Sunday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Laurence Doyle, left, cradles his newly born son Liam in his arms beside his eldest son Landon Doyle and his wife Joy. Liam was born at 100 Mile District General Hospital in a “fast and furious” birth earlier this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Baby Liam enters world in ‘fast, furious’ birth

Liam Doyle was expected to be born in Williams Lake but couldn’t wait

Laurence Doyle, left, cradles his newly born son Liam in his arms beside his eldest son Landon Doyle and his wife Joy. Liam was born at 100 Mile District General Hospital in a “fast and furious” birth earlier this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cameron Tyler, otherwise known as ninjamuffin99, worked together with friends from Newgrounds to design a demo for Friday Night Funkin. Now thanks to a Kickstarter that raised $2.2-million Taylor is now in the process of turning the demo into a full game.  (Photo submitted)

100 Mile House developer, 22, raises millions for Friday Night Funkin’ video game

Cameron Taylor now full-time video game developer and CEO of his own company

  • Feb 2, 2022
Cameron Tyler, otherwise known as ninjamuffin99, worked together with friends from Newgrounds to design a demo for Friday Night Funkin. Now thanks to a Kickstarter that raised $2.2-million Taylor is now in the process of turning the demo into a full game.  (Photo submitted)
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

100 Mile RCMP investigating semi truck involved in multi-vehicle collision, hit and run

The incident occurred late Wednesday night south of 100 Mile House

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
A snowmobiler gazes off into the distance on Mica Mountain. (Photo submitted)

Five snowmobilers rescued on Mica Mountain

The group got disoriented by the falling snow and rain Wednesday night

A snowmobiler gazes off into the distance on Mica Mountain. (Photo submitted)
Buddy the Raven and Chadwick Everett pose together for a picture at the Lac La Hache Transfer Station. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cariboo raven hungry nevermore thanks to new friend

Buddy the Raven befriends Chadwick Everett

Buddy the Raven and Chadwick Everett pose together for a picture at the Lac La Hache Transfer Station. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)

Swan gets ‘second-chance at life’ after being rescued near 100 Mile

The swan was unable to migrate south due to an injured wing

Von Rywaczuk laughs as he cradles Halo the Swan in his arms after rescuing her from Elliot Lake. (Photo submitted)
Area librarian Shelby Powell said that while the use of e-books is increasing in 100 Mile House, the library’s print collection remains popular among her clientele. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Library considers adding everyday items to its collection

In the near future, musical instruments and cooking ware could be available alongside books

Area librarian Shelby Powell said that while the use of e-books is increasing in 100 Mile House, the library’s print collection remains popular among her clientele. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile House RCMP and members of the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a homicide on Exeter Station Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House RCMP investigate late-night homicide, one person dead

Gunshots were reported shortly before officers found the victim

100 Mile House RCMP and members of the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a homicide on Exeter Station Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association secretary-treasurer Mike Retasket (left), 100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall, Canim Lake Band Elder Irene Charley, New Pathways to Gold Society Indigenous co-chair Cheryl Chapman and High Bar First Nations Chief Roy Fletcher ceremonially cut an inner tube as they open a bike repair station installed in 100 Mile House as part of the Cariboo Waggon Road Restoration Project. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Bike repair station opens in 100 Mile

This new asset is part of the ongoing Cariboo Waggon Road Restoration Project

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association secretary-treasurer Mike Retasket (left), 100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall, Canim Lake Band Elder Irene Charley, New Pathways to Gold Society Indigenous co-chair Cheryl Chapman and High Bar First Nations Chief Roy Fletcher ceremonially cut an inner tube as they open a bike repair station installed in 100 Mile House as part of the Cariboo Waggon Road Restoration Project. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)