SOME SOUTH CARIBOO PUBLIC EVENTS
Started May 12th 9:00am - 2:00pm
Heritage market at 108 Mile Heritage Site
10:00am - 3:00pm weekly
September 15th - October 13th
Parkside Art Gallery
Katie Kidwell | The Little Bird That Flies | Opening reception Sep 15 5:00 pm
Claudia Ring and Trish Chung | Fibre Art | Oct 21-Nov 11
Parkside Members | Annual Christmas Bazaar | Nov 18 - Dec 23
Annual Terry Fox run.
Visitors' Centre 10:00 am start
Family Comedian Leland Klassen
7:00pm South Cariboo Theatre: FREE
September 23rd/24th - new date
South Cariboo Garlic Festival
January 2018: Sled dog races, Curling Bonspiel
March: Ladies Curling Spiel
April: Festival of the Arts
May: Farmers Market Opens, Western Week
June: Festival of the Arts
July: Canada Day, Antique Car Show, Hootstock, Dancers & Pow-wow.
August: South Cariboo Garlic Festival
September: Fall Fair
October: Halloween Town
November: Lions radio/tv auction
December: 100 Mile House Santa Claus Parade
South Cariboo annual calendar of events
SOME SOUTH CARIBOO NEWS
June 25, 2017
Fire near Lac La Hache is contained but BCWS worried it could still spread
There are 50 firefighters on scene, backed up by a helicopter and some heavy equipment. Crews are working to reinforce the containment lines which were established on Saturday around the entirety of the fire. The fire's cause has been confirmed to be lightning. While the fire's “out of control” status might suggest concern for the public, it's more about the wildfire service remaining cautious.
May 18, 2017
Drastic drop in South Cariboo cattle
Pete Bonter is a third-generation rancher whose six children have all decided to pursue other, more lucrative career choices than agriculture.“Historically, we have smaller ranches in the South Cariboo anyhow but the demographics of it is that we’re all getting older and this is a particularly hard area to ranch in,” says Bonter. “The shift right now is from smaller to larger holdings."
May 4, 2017
Demo Forest and Nature Trail officially open
On May 3, the District of 100 Mile House officially opened the trail, which is part of a complex of trails at the 99 Mile recreation site located on Ainsworth Rd, just south of 100 Mile House. The trail is a loop, 5.7 km long, and takes about two hours to walk according to a local walking group who was on hand for the opening.
May 3, 2017
Population growth in the South Cariboo - Census
100 Mile House increased by 5%, from 1,886 in 2011 to 1,980 in 2016
Cariboo G (Lac la Hache, 108 Mile Ranch and 93 Mile area) increased by 4.1%, from 4,955 in 2011 to 5,156 in 2016.
Cariboo H (Mahood Lake to 100 Mile House) increased by 13.7%, from 1,569 in 2011 to 1,784 in 2016.
Cariboo L (Horse Lake, Interlakes and Deka Lake) increased by 0.6%, from 4,177 in 2011 to 4,204 in 2016
March 21, 2017
Union of BC Indian Chiefs back Tsilhqot'in Nation's position on New Prosperity
For the Province to advance an amendment process for the Prosperity mine despite the findings of the federal environmental assessment process and the profound impact such a project would have on the Tsilhqot'in Nation, is in direct contravention of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
- CBC Radio 1 91.3 FM, Clinton 1070 AM
- CFFM-3 The Goat 99.7 FM
- CKBX - The Wolf 840 AM
- CaribooRadio.com via the Internet
TV: Shaw Cable, Xplornet, StarChoice
Internet is available through local providers
Newspaper: 100 Mile Free Press