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Kaitlin Todd has spent the last three years learning how to be a tattoo artist from 100 Mile Tattoo’s Andrew Schmah. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Tattoo apprentice makes her mark in 100 Mile

“It’s a very interesting industry to be in,” says artist Kaitlin Todd

Work in progress concepts for the Ranger Reference Guide and the Cleric Reference Guide, written by John Brown and illustrated by Elisha Campbell. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile gamers create role-playing action board game

John Brown and Elisha Campbell have pooled their talents to design and develop the game

Breelyn Grinder and Paul Grinder were the local hunters who helped guide Art Napoleon and Dan Hayes on their moose hunt in the Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin). (Mooswa Films photo)

Food, culture combine in tv episode filmed at Tl’etinqox in the Chilcotin

Moosemeat & Marmalade docuseries episode using local guides to gather food, streaming on APTN

Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).

Moosemeat & Marmalade episodes filmed in Bella Coola showing on APTN

The docuseries filmed two episodes in Nuxalkulmc last year, both directed by Banchi Hanuse

Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).
Sarah Jane Scouten performed on a Saturday evening on the main stage at a previous Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sarah Jane Scouten performs Saturday evening on the main stage at Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. in 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photos)

Arts on the Fly cancelled, to try again next year

Organizers cite lack of camping as contributing to low ticket pre-sales

Sarah Jane Scouten performed on a Saturday evening on the main stage at a previous Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sarah Jane Scouten performs Saturday evening on the main stage at Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. in 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photos)
The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly’s Arts on the Fly 2022 lineup revealed

Music festival releases lineup for Sept. event includes Juno award-winning Pharis and Jason Romero

The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
One of the paintings in the current show on display at the Art House Gallery in Hagensborg. (Photo submitted)

Bella Coola’s Art House hosts work of two young artists

Show is up until Aug. 27 and features tradition and creativity

One of the paintings in the current show on display at the Art House Gallery in Hagensborg. (Photo submitted)
Heather Mason is an artist whose work is featured in a solo exhibit at the Arthouse gallery in Hagensborg June 3 through June 19, 2022. (Photo submitted)

West Pacific, solo art exhibit opened June 3 in Bella Coola

Arthouse gallery show in Hagensborg highlights area’s natural beauty

Heather Mason is an artist whose work is featured in a solo exhibit at the Arthouse gallery in Hagensborg June 3 through June 19, 2022. (Photo submitted)
Fun in the kids site with Blackberry Wood. (Michael Wigle photo)
Fun in the kids site with Blackberry Wood. (Michael Wigle photo)
Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)

Lorde, Charli XCX to headline as Victoria’s Rifflandia festival resurrected

September lineup unveiled for the first Victoria fest in four years

  • May 4, 2022
Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)
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).
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)

New Netflix film starring Jennifer Lopez filming in Northwest B.C.

Filming taking place in Lower Mainland and Bulkley Valley with release of “The Mother” set for 2022

Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
A grizzly bear steps over hair snag at Atnarko River, leaving its DNA behind. (Trail cam photo)

Bear viewing area to close for 10 half days in September on Atnarko River

Researchers to measure how bear behaviours might vary by human presence or absence

A grizzly bear steps over hair snag at Atnarko River, leaving its DNA behind. (Trail cam photo)
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Tsilhqot’in National Government tribal chair and Tl’etinqox chief, Chief Joe Alphonse is one of 16 recipients of the Order of British Columbia. (Photo submitted)

Tl’etinqox Chief Joe Alphonse awarded B.C.’s highest order

Alphonse comes from a long line of hereditary leaders

Tsilhqot’in National Government tribal chair and Tl’etinqox chief, Chief Joe Alphonse is one of 16 recipients of the Order of British Columbia. (Photo submitted)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
The Bella Coola Music Festival will kick off Saturday morning, July 17. (Michael Wigle file photo)

‘We are making it work in any way that we can’: Bella Coola Music Festival kicks off Saturday

Highway access to the valley has been cut off due to wildfires, but reopened Thursday with pilot car

The Bella Coola Music Festival will kick off Saturday morning, July 17. (Michael Wigle file photo)
The 2021 Bella Coola Music Festival is set for July 17 and 18. (Michael Wigle file photo)
The 2021 Bella Coola Music Festival is set for July 17 and 18. (Michael Wigle file photo)
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)