Heather Nelson

Firefighters from seven different provincial fire departments participated in a recent motor-vehicle incident training weekend in 100 Mile House. At the technician station, instructor Ken Snider, left, explains how to safely extricate a victim to firefighters John Den Boer of Hope and Shawn Nelson of 100 Mile.

MVI extrication training provided valuable experience

firefighters always training

Firefighters from seven different provincial fire departments participated in a recent motor-vehicle incident training weekend in 100 Mile House. At the technician station, instructor Ken Snider, left, explains how to safely extricate a victim to firefighters John Den Boer of Hope and Shawn Nelson of 100 Mile.

LBCWSS annual general meeting slated

local Watershed AGM

100 Mile House earned the equivalent of three blooms for its first entry into the provincial Communities in Bloom (CiB) competition. Local CiB committee members Kevin Dicken and Angela Cole flank judge Shirley Fowler who gave them their award at the Eighth Annual CiB Conference in Sooke on Sept. 24.

Everything is coming up roses

100 Mile garners three blooms in first CiB competition

100 Mile House earned the equivalent of three blooms for its first entry into the provincial Communities in Bloom (CiB) competition. Local CiB committee members Kevin Dicken and Angela Cole flank judge Shirley Fowler who gave them their award at the Eighth Annual CiB Conference in Sooke on Sept. 24.
Christopher Pettman, left, Lisa De Paoli, Lea Smirfitt and Lloyd Garner hosted a dinner for community-minded individuals on Sept. 8 to talk about ways to support vulnerable youths. The Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre wanted input on its $200,000 grant opportunity to help youths.

CFEC taking action for funds for youth

Healthy transitions for vulnerable youth

Christopher Pettman, left, Lisa De Paoli, Lea Smirfitt and Lloyd Garner hosted a dinner for community-minded individuals on Sept. 8 to talk about ways to support vulnerable youths. The Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre wanted input on its $200,000 grant opportunity to help youths.
Bonita Forsyth
Bonita Forsyth

Smile Cookies are back

Tim Hortons helping food bank

Dog put down after being poisoned

Dogs being poisoned at 108 Mile Ranch

South Cariboo Search and Rescue member Guy Hildebrand participates in the annual practice at Mahood Lake recently. Hildebrand is taking a stretcher across the Canim River, using a transverse highline, to simulate the rescue of an injured victim.

Practice make perfect with SCSAR

Search and Rescue

South Cariboo Search and Rescue member Guy Hildebrand participates in the annual practice at Mahood Lake recently. Hildebrand is taking a stretcher across the Canim River, using a transverse highline, to simulate the rescue of an injured victim.
This year's Garlic  Festival is set for Aug. 27-28

Plan to escape to the Garlic Festival

The South Cariboo Garlic Festival is set to go Aug. 27 and 28

This year's Garlic  Festival is set for Aug. 27-28

School offers more one-on-one time with students

Cariboo Christian school

Returning veteran Will McCulligh, centre, is reunited with his father, Les Buss, left, (holding picture of his father Milton Buss), his sister, Brittney Buss, his grandmother, Dorothy Buss, and his brother, Jake Buss.

Returning vet united with lost family

Vet reunited with siblings at 108 Mile Ranch

Returning veteran Will McCulligh, centre, is reunited with his father, Les Buss, left, (holding picture of his father Milton Buss), his sister, Brittney Buss, his grandmother, Dorothy Buss, and his brother, Jake Buss.

Man in Motion tour coming to town

The Man in Motion World Tour is celebrating 25 years with a re-creation of the Canadian portion of Rick Hansen's journey, starting in Newfoundland on Aug. 24.

The open house at the Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre's Child Care on July 28 was well attended. The staff of the new child-care facility, CFEC members and dignitaries involved with the opening ceremonies were pleased with the crowd of well-wishers and supporters.

Doors are open at CFEC Child Care

new child-care centre opens in 100 Mile House

The open house at the Cariboo Family Enrichment Centre's Child Care on July 28 was well attended. The staff of the new child-care facility, CFEC members and dignitaries involved with the opening ceremonies were pleased with the crowd of well-wishers and supporters.
Amy Jordaan, left, Avery Cole, John Jordaan, Eilidh Arrowsmith, and Rowan Cole enjoyed hotdogs and hamburgers at the first annual Community in Blooms community picnic July 19 in Centennial Park.

Bloomin’ successful community barbecue

Communities in Bloom barbecue

Amy Jordaan, left, Avery Cole, John Jordaan, Eilidh Arrowsmith, and Rowan Cole enjoyed hotdogs and hamburgers at the first annual Community in Blooms community picnic July 19 in Centennial Park.

Clarification

Canada Day cook's name not reported

During the July 7 barbecue at the BC Food Systems Network Gathering in 100 Mile House, Teresa Donck looked after a table of books local photographic artist Chris Harris offered as a fundraiser for the new Agri-Culture Enterprise Centre Society.

Agri-Culture Enterprise Centre meeting slated

100 Mile Ag centre meeting

During the July 7 barbecue at the BC Food Systems Network Gathering in 100 Mile House, Teresa Donck looked after a table of books local photographic artist Chris Harris offered as a fundraiser for the new Agri-Culture Enterprise Centre Society.
Lone Butte's Water Tower Park harkens back to the role the railway played in building the community.

Plenty of history at Lone Butte

Things to do in Lone Butte

Lone Butte's Water Tower Park harkens back to the role the railway played in building the community.
Eamon McArdle of the Knights of Columbus grilled the sausages during the Hot July Nights pancake breakfast at Central GM on July 17. About 100 people showed up for the event, which included the awards presentation.

Show and shine shone

100 Mile Hot July Nights show and shine

Eamon McArdle of the Knights of Columbus grilled the sausages during the Hot July Nights pancake breakfast at Central GM on July 17. About 100 people showed up for the event, which included the awards presentation.
Crime Stoppers of South Cariboo (CSSC) announced the winners of its raffle at the Canada Day celebrations at the 108 Heritage Site. Prizewinners Sid and Deanna Stokes, left, and Kim Taylor were presented their prizes by CSSC member Lorette Penn.

Crime Stoppers winners announced

south cariboo Crime stoppers

Crime Stoppers of South Cariboo (CSSC) announced the winners of its raffle at the Canada Day celebrations at the 108 Heritage Site. Prizewinners Sid and Deanna Stokes, left, and Kim Taylor were presented their prizes by CSSC member Lorette Penn.
During the BC Food Systems Network Food Gathering in 100 Mile House on July 7-10, a group 30 people took part in a tour of the Horse Lake Community Farm. The tour was organized by Gisele Marion and Trish Chung, and was led by Barb Matfin.

Food gathering gathers people and information

BC Food Systems Network gathering included farm tour

During the BC Food Systems Network Food Gathering in 100 Mile House on July 7-10, a group 30 people took part in a tour of the Horse Lake Community Farm. The tour was organized by Gisele Marion and Trish Chung, and was led by Barb Matfin.
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