Patrick Davies

Violinist Glen Andrews performs live at the Barriere Farmers Market. (Photo submitted)

New growth at Barriere Farmers’ Market

Some 18 vendors participated this year

Violinist Glen Andrews performs live at the Barriere Farmers Market. (Photo submitted)
Dot Smith and Ted Smith proudly hold the banner for Barriere’s Terry Fox Run several years ago. Ted, who passed away in 2020, is being honoured with a memorial archway in Faedear Park which the banner will be hung every year from here on out. (Photo submitted)

Run, walk or wheel for Terry Fox

Special cedar archway set up in Fadear Park to remember volunteer Ted Smith.

Dot Smith and Ted Smith proudly hold the banner for Barriere’s Terry Fox Run several years ago. Ted, who passed away in 2020, is being honoured with a memorial archway in Faedear Park which the banner will be hung every year from here on out. (Photo submitted)
The old Firehouse Diner at 231 Birch Avenue is being used this year by Elections Canada to conduct the 2021 federal election. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Early voting is now open

There are other options available beyond going to the polls Sept. 20

The old Firehouse Diner at 231 Birch Avenue is being used this year by Elections Canada to conduct the 2021 federal election. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Frank Caputo is the Conservative candidate in the federal election. (Photo submitted)

Crown prosecutor chosen to run for Conservatives

Frank Caputo declared candidate in upcoming federal election

Frank Caputo is the Conservative candidate in the federal election. (Photo submitted)
Around two dozen Warrior Walkers and members of the Canim Lake Band marched through 100 Mile House down Highway 97 Thursday afternoon. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Warrior Walkers pass through 100 Mile House on way to Kamloops

Group walk to honour residential school survivors

Around two dozen Warrior Walkers and members of the Canim Lake Band marched through 100 Mile House down Highway 97 Thursday afternoon. (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).
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).
Elizabeth Pete is a survivor of St. Joseph’s Mission in Williams Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

WATCH: Kamloops bound convoy greeted by Canim Lake Band in 100 Mile House

More than two dozen members of the Tsq’escenemc people (Canim Lake Band) showed up

Elizabeth Pete is a survivor of St. Joseph’s Mission in Williams Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy Mcleod

McLeod disappointed with first federal budget in two years

The 2021 Federal Budget released Monday, April 19 is “disappointing and politically…

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy Mcleod

Frank Caputo seeks to bring new voice to Ottawa

Crown prosecutor Frank Caputo has declared his intention to run for the…

Beverly DeSantis is hoping to become the new Conservative nominee to replace retiring MP Cathy McLeod. (Photo submitted)
Beverley DeSantis is hoping to become the new Conservative nominee to replace retiring MP Cathy McLeod. (Photo submitted)

Conservative race heats up to replace Cathy McLeod

Beverley DeSantis seeks the MP nomination

Beverly DeSantis is hoping to become the new Conservative nominee to replace retiring MP Cathy McLeod. (Photo submitted)
Beverley DeSantis is hoping to become the new Conservative nominee to replace retiring MP Cathy McLeod. (Photo submitted)
Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. (File photo)

MP Cathy McLeod not seeking re-election

After 12 years as MP, McLeod is looking to write a new chapter

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod. (File 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
Brent and Craig Lebeau of Lebeau Brothers Logging star in Mud Mountain Haulers on Discovery Canada. (Photo submitted)

Mud Mountain Haulers shine light on forest industry

New TV show, featuring Lebeau Brothers Logging and shot in the Cariboo, premieres tonight.

Brent and Craig Lebeau of Lebeau Brothers Logging star in Mud Mountain Haulers on Discovery Canada. (Photo submitted)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
Cathy McLeod (File Photo)
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
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)