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Fire crews battle structure fire near Lac la Hache. (David Jurek photo)

UPDATE: Highway 97 near Lac La Hache open following structure fire

Highway 97 is closed both ways at Emerald Crescent as local fire departments fight the fire

 

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

 

Viacheslav, 33, and his wife, Oleksandra, 32, arrived in the South Cariboo with their two young daughters earlier this month. (Photo courtesy Melissa Hermiston)

Family flees Ukraine to start new life in South Cariboo

Kozakov family are settling into life in 100 Mile House

  • Sep 23, 2022

 

Families will love a weekend getaway to Desous Mountain campground near Williams Lake, which links to the nearby mountain bike trail network. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo

Find your happy space in the Cariboo this fall

Where do you find your happy space? For many travellers, it’s the…

  • Sep 21, 2022
Families will love a weekend getaway to Desous Mountain campground near Williams Lake, which links to the nearby mountain bike trail network. Photo courtesy Explore Cariboo
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)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Regional District to consider several rezoning applications

Three upcoming public hearings being held in the CRD concerning zoning changes

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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)
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)
Jessica Mackay holds her 2-year-old daughter Maggie at Ten Mile Lake Provincial Park on a sunny Sunday, June 26. The park was bustling with swimmers, boaters, kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders eager to take up the Cariboo’s first hot stretch of summer. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

City of Quesnel seeks grant for joint project on extreme heat

The project would be with the City of Williams Lake and the District of 100 Mile House

Jessica Mackay holds her 2-year-old daughter Maggie at Ten Mile Lake Provincial Park on a sunny Sunday, June 26. The park was bustling with swimmers, boaters, kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders eager to take up the Cariboo’s first hot stretch of summer. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
100 Mile provincial court.

Former B.C. teacher pleads guilty to assault, sexual interference of female youth

Vincent Collins will be sentenced at a later date

100 Mile provincial court.
The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

CRD hosting ‘board on the road’ meetings in Barkerville June 9, 10

There will be meetings and a community barbecue

  • May 30, 2022
The Cariboo Regional District board will be meeting in Barkerville on June 9 and 10, 2022. (Angie Mindus file photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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

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

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)
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)
Wonderland Bridge near Quesnel. The Quesnel area offers more than 100 trails to explore – everything from technical singletrack to pump tracks. Bonnie Grenon photo

Singletrack or cross-country, your 2-wheel Cariboo adventure starts here

With hundreds of trails to explore, discover this must-visit mountain bike destination

  • May 16, 2022
Wonderland Bridge near Quesnel. The Quesnel area offers more than 100 trails to explore – everything from technical singletrack to pump tracks. Bonnie Grenon photo
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)
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).