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Interior Health is planning whole community immunization clinics in rural and remote communities. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Interior Health planning COVID clinics in rural areas

Clinics are open to people 18 and older for boosters as well as children aged five to 11

Interior Health is planning whole community immunization clinics in rural and remote communities. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Keith Bleeker lights a pile of fuel at the 100 Mile District Community Forest Nov. 4. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

More burning needed to protect forests

Proper fuel mitigation will require a substantial investment from all levels of government

Keith Bleeker lights a pile of fuel at the 100 Mile District Community Forest Nov. 4. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The 100 Mile District General Hospital has taken two in-patients from Merritt. (File photo)

Merritt patients, long-term care residents transferred to 100 Mile, Williams Lake

Interior Health moved five in-patients and 45 long-term care residents to Cariboo Monday

The 100 Mile District General Hospital has taken two in-patients from Merritt. (File photo)
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More than 1,000 Interior Health workers unvaccinated

Employees had been placed on leave for two weeks but now face termination if they don’t comply

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Around 30 members of the public demonstrated by the side of Highway 97 Tuesday, including Mart Blazina, to stand in solidarity with healthcare workers saying no to mandatory vaccines. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

More than 1,000 Interior Health workers unvaccinated

Employees had been placed on leave for two weeks but now face termination if they don’t comply

Around 30 members of the public demonstrated by the side of Highway 97 Tuesday, including Mart Blazina, to stand in solidarity with healthcare workers saying no to mandatory vaccines. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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TNRD considers vaccine mandate for staff, volunteers

Directors question whether they would also be included in the proposed mandate

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Tealya Lane,2, was the grand prize winner for 0-5 age group at the Barriere Library's Summer Reading Club. (Photo submitted).

Children rewarded for reading

Certificates and medals were handed out to more than 60 participants at Barriere Library

Tealya Lane,2, was the grand prize winner for 0-5 age group at the Barriere Library's Summer Reading Club. (Photo submitted).
Niomi Cartwright will be participating in the BC Ag Expo in Barriere this weekend. She is in the photography division. (Photo submitted).

B.C. Ag Expo set for Barriere this weekend

More than 200 participants set to participate

Niomi Cartwright will be participating in the BC Ag Expo in Barriere this weekend. She is in the photography division. (Photo submitted).
Residents on Dixon Road and Dixon Mountain Road are calling on the province to reduce the speed limit to 30 km/h to stop people from driving too fast. (File photo)

Residents boost petition to reduce speed limits on Dixon Road

Petition had gone out last year but nothing has been done

Residents on Dixon Road and Dixon Mountain Road are calling on the province to reduce the speed limit to 30 km/h to stop people from driving too fast. (File photo)
Frank Caputo of the federal Conservative Party. (Photo credit: Submitted)

Update: Conservatives maintain hold on Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo

Candidate Frank Caputo ahead of NDP by more than 9,000 votes to succeed Cathy McLeod

Frank Caputo of the federal Conservative Party. (Photo credit: Submitted)

EV stations slated for Barriere

Construction expected to start next spring

Municipal Hall in the District of Barriere. (File photo)

Rezoning proposal clears first hurdle

City council gives first reading to housing proposal

Municipal Hall in the District of Barriere. (File photo)
While signs were largely absent from the march, several protesters waved flags during the Fight4Freedom protest in 10 Mile House Tuesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Kamloops-Thompson Cariboo candidates back healthcare workers

Liberal and NDP candidates issue statements following protest outside Kamloops hospital

While signs were largely absent from the march, several protesters waved flags during the Fight4Freedom protest in 10 Mile House Tuesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Bill Sundhu was declared the NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo submitted).

‘Son of the Cariboo’ declared as federal NDP candidate

Bill Sundhu one of five running in Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo

Bill Sundhu was declared the NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. (Photo submitted).
Interior Health is planning to repatriate care home residents who were evacuated from seven communities, including 100 Mile House. (File photo).

Interior Health starts ‘repatriation’ of long-term care residents

Some 826 people were relocated from seven communities

Interior Health is planning to repatriate care home residents who were evacuated from seven communities, including 100 Mile House. (File photo).
Photo: BC Transit

Face coverings required on BC Transit buses

Policy applies to all communities in Interior Health

Photo: BC Transit
Jesse McCormick is running for the federal Liberals in Kamloops-Thompson Cariboo in 2021.

New Liberal Candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo

Four days after declaring a candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo in the upcoming federal…

Jesse McCormick is running for the federal Liberals in Kamloops-Thompson Cariboo in 2021.
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).