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The Ashcroft emergency department is closed for the weekend of July 15-17. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)

No ambulance available as Ashcroft resident goes into cardiac arrest

Mayor sounds the alarm as emergency department also closed

  • Jul 19, 2022
The Ashcroft emergency department is closed for the weekend of July 15-17. (Photo credit: <em>Journal</em> files)
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

  • Jun 13, 2022
100 Mile provincial court.
The public is asked to keep their eyes open for a brand new medical response truck stolen overnight from the Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Hall 3. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Police ‘zooming in’ on suspect of stolen truck

No damages to vehicle but all the medical supplies are missing

The public is asked to keep their eyes open for a brand new medical response truck stolen overnight from the Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Hall 3. (Facebook photo)
Karl Lundsbye, left, Claudia Ring and Rowan Hermiston finish a lap in the Peace March for Ukraine Sunday. Ring donated $800 to the youth’s fundraiser, which collected close to $7,000 for the Ukrainian Red Cross. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

100 Mile youth raise $8,000 in peace march for Ukraine

Community bolsters fundraising efforts for refugees

  • Mar 29, 2022
Karl Lundsbye, left, Claudia Ring and Rowan Hermiston finish a lap in the Peace March for Ukraine Sunday. Ring donated $800 to the youth’s fundraiser, which collected close to $7,000 for the Ukrainian Red Cross. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers cut their first record

The songs were recorded over a 10-day stretch this month

Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
BC Hydro investigating coommunity-wide power outage in Clearwater. (BC Hydro)

‘Severe water restrictions’ in effect for Clearwater, following power outage

BC Hydro crews hope to make temporary repairs by late afternoon

  • Mar 24, 2022
BC Hydro investigating coommunity-wide power outage in Clearwater. (BC Hydro)
Valaurie Wettstein's horses, Jack and Jill, were found Saturday, Jan. 22 after disappearing on Dec. 18. (Photo submitted)

‘I’m relieved’: Horses missing near 108 Mile Ranch found safe

The two nine-year-old Fjord crosses back home in Bridge Lake

Valaurie Wettstein's horses, Jack and Jill, were found Saturday, Jan. 22 after disappearing on Dec. 18. (Photo submitted)
Jack and Jill mysteriously disappeared from the Flying Rooster Farm in December. (Photo submitted).

Few leads in horse disappearance near 108 Mile Ranch

Owner said she won’t stop searching until Jack and Jill are home

Jack and Jill mysteriously disappeared from the Flying Rooster Farm in December. (Photo submitted).
Valaurie Wettstein’s horses Jack went missing from the Flying Rooster Farm Sunday. (Photo submitted)

2 horses named Jack and Jill missing in northern B.C.; owner worries they were stolen

Owner worries Fjord-crosses may have been taken

Valaurie Wettstein’s horses Jack went missing from the Flying Rooster Farm Sunday. (Photo submitted)
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)

5,226 health-care workers in B.C. remain unvaccinated as new mandate comes into effect

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)
The Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for the Big Stick Lake area.

Big Stick Lake area under evacuation order

Residents advised to leave the area immediately

The Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for the Big Stick Lake area.
Deka Lake and District Volunteer Fire Department. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Returning Deka Lake residents give firefighters standing ovation

Chief credits community with providing support

Deka Lake and District Volunteer Fire Department. (Kelly Sinoski 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).
Liz Jones, right, of Emergency Support Services, at one of the reception tables at the evacuation reception area at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

UPDATE: Evacuation orders issued for Deka Lake and Judson Road due to Cariboo wildfires

Sulphurous Lake has also been placed on evacuation alert

Liz Jones, right, of Emergency Support Services, at one of the reception tables at the evacuation reception area at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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. (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. (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)