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A list of capital requests from Interior Health was approved by the Cariboo Chilcotin Hospital Regional District board, including a shower room upgrade and condensing unit at the 100 Mile Hospital. (File photo)

Another 45 care home residents ‘proactively evacuated’ in 100 Mile

100 Mile District General Hospital remains open at this time

A list of capital requests from Interior Health was approved by the Cariboo Chilcotin Hospital Regional District board, including a shower room upgrade and condensing unit at the 100 Mile Hospital. (File photo)
A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Interior Health cancels immunization clinics in 100 Mile, evacuates patients

100 Mile District General Hospital is not being evacuated at this time

A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Prince George’s Marlene Rossel and her coworker Lisa Postnikoff and Lisa’s grandson Ryan Jean, were told to leave Green Lake Provincial Park this morning, July 2. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Update: Campers at Sunset View, Boyd Bay and Noland Creek sites told to leave due to Cariboo wildfires

Campers at Arrowhead and Little Arrowhead urged be prepared to leave at moment’s notice

Prince George’s Marlene Rossel and her coworker Lisa Postnikoff and Lisa’s grandson Ryan Jean, were told to leave Green Lake Provincial Park this morning, July 2. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Pavilion Lake area due to McKay Creek fire

Evacuation order in effect along section of West Pavilion Road

The McKay Creek fire near Pavilion has grown to 7,000 ha. (Ejah Nyman photo - submitted)
Firefighters assess a fire over Watch Lake Road Wednesday evening. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Firefighters kept busy in Cariboo-Chilcotin after 33 new fires in past 24 hours

Fires include 150-ha blaze at McKinley Creek and 10-ha blaze at end of Horse Lake Road

Firefighters assess a fire over Watch Lake Road Wednesday evening. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Liz Jones (right), of Emergency Support Services, at one of the reception tables at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Deka Lake, Judson Road due to Cariboo wildfires

Up to 700 people expected at emergency support services centre at South Cariboo Rec Centre

Liz Jones (right), of Emergency Support Services, at one of the reception tables at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Barriere Secondary has received $10,000 to resurface its outdoor play and learn area. (Photo submitted)
Barriere Secondary has received a $10,000 Legacy Grant from SD73 to resurface its outdoor play and learn area. (Photo submitted)

Barriere Secondary receives legacy grant

Barriere Secondary School is about to get a bigger and better outdoor basketball court

Barriere Secondary has received $10,000 to resurface its outdoor play and learn area. (Photo submitted)
Barriere Secondary has received a $10,000 Legacy Grant from SD73 to resurface its outdoor play and learn area. (Photo submitted)
Barriere Secondary student Missy Kjellstrom was presented the 1917 Otto Schonfelder Violin at the last day of string class. SD73 has established this special award for one student in the District Springs program each year. (Photo by Mikael Kjellstrom, www.pixdesk.ca)

Student earns coveted 104-year-old violin

Missy Kjellstrom was surprised to be handed the Otto Schonfelder for use this year

Barriere Secondary student Missy Kjellstrom was presented the 1917 Otto Schonfelder Violin at the last day of string class. SD73 has established this special award for one student in the District Springs program each year. (Photo by Mikael Kjellstrom, www.pixdesk.ca)
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Housing development approved for Barriere

Plans are moving ahead for a 24-unit housing project in the District of Barriere.

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From left: Eddy Schlosser, Jasmine Francis, Erica Rintoul, Megan Francis and Tiffany Peterson (with her daughter) Abigail and little Serenity Francis, front. (Photo submitted)

Clinton girl, 7, raises close to $2,000 in bannock sales for Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

Jasmine Francis, a member of the Skeetchestn Indian band, sold more than 400 bannock

From left: Eddy Schlosser, Jasmine Francis, Erica Rintoul, Megan Francis and Tiffany Peterson (with her daughter) Abigail and little Serenity Francis, front. (Photo submitted)
A Heffley Creek peacock caught not one - but two - lifts on a logging truck this month. (Deb McDougall - photo submitted)

Heffley Creek-area peacock hops logging trucks in search of love

Peacock hitched two lifts in the past month

A Heffley Creek peacock caught not one - but two - lifts on a logging truck this month. (Deb McDougall - photo submitted)
Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)

14-year-old boy killed in serious ATV crash near 100 Mile House

Youth was travelling with a group of peers when the incident occurred last Friday

Staff-Sgt. Svend Nielsen, with the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Melissa Smalley - 100 Mile Free Press)
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Fishing Highway hopes to hook marketing grant

Plans are in the works to develop a business directory.

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Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking public tips regarding a break-in that left multiple people injured in Vernon Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case

Charge laid against teacher at Peter Skene Ogden

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is seeking public tips regarding a break-in that left multiple people injured in Vernon Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Bill Sundhu hopes to get the NDP nomination to run as the candidate in Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo submitted).

‘Son of the Cariboo’ seeks NDP nomination

He has spent the past 25 years in Kamloops but Bill Sundhu…

Bill Sundhu hopes to get the NDP nomination to run as the candidate in Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo submitted).
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‘Reader home service’ offered at Barriere library

Barriere residents who are shut-in or have mobility issues will no longer…

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Wade Dyck with Luna, a dog who went missing near the Chasm for 17 days following a rollover on Feb. 5. (Photo submitted).

Dog missing for 17 days through cold snap reunited with owner in northern B.C.

Family ecstatic to have the Pyrenees-Shepherd cross back home.

Wade Dyck with Luna, a dog who went missing near the Chasm for 17 days following a rollover on Feb. 5. (Photo submitted).
A petition is circulating to keep convicted murder David Ennis from getting parole. Ennis murdered the Johnson and Bentley families in Wells Gray Park in 1982. (Tammy Arishenkoff/change.org)

Petition started to keep convicted killer in Wells Gray Park murders behind bars

David Ennis, formerly David Shearing, is up for parole in July.

A petition is circulating to keep convicted murder David Ennis from getting parole. Ennis murdered the Johnson and Bentley families in Wells Gray Park in 1982. (Tammy Arishenkoff/change.org)
Murray Zelt caught a 27-pound lake trout on Horse Lake on Jan. 27. (Jeff McMichael photo - submitted)

BC fisherman reels in a whopper while on call with surgeon

Murray Zelt gets lucky, catching ‘trophy type of fish’

Murray Zelt caught a 27-pound lake trout on Horse Lake on Jan. 27. (Jeff McMichael photo - submitted)
Murray Zelt caught a 27-pound lake trout on Horse Lake on Jan. 27. (Jeff McMichael photo - submitted)

B.C. fisherman reels in a whopper while on call with surgeon

Murray Zelt gets lucky, catching ‘trophy type of fish’

Murray Zelt caught a 27-pound lake trout on Horse Lake on Jan. 27. (Jeff McMichael photo - submitted)