Melanie Law

More than 1,500 forestry workers vote to strike if needed in Northern B.C.

Union representing 1,629 forestry workers in northern and central B.C. supports strike mandate

Quesnel deploys firefighters, water tender to aid Burns Lake

Two members are headed to support firefighters working in the area tonight

BREAKING: Evacuation alert issued for parts of Quesnel and areas west

Alert includes West Fraser Road, West Quesnel, Bouchie Lake, Milburn Lake and Puntchesakut Lake

Shag Creek area under evacuation order, area expanded

93 properties are being told to evacuate immediately

UPDATED: Evacuation alerts due to Chutanli Lake Fire expanded; Shag Creek area put on alert

40 properties on alert due to Chutanli Lake Fire; 17 due to Shag Creek

200 out-of-province firefighters, support staff to arrive in B.C. in next week

Firefighters will arrive from across Canada as well as New Zealand, Mexico and Australia

RCMP investigate suspicious death of Quesnel man, 41

Quesnel RCMP were called to a reported assault to find a man dead

Almost 50 people held in cells during annual summer festival in central B.C.

Billy Barker Days is one of Northern B.C.’s largest festivals, and local RCMP were kept on their toes

Quesnel man charged with second degree murder after fatal stabbings

Kristopher Edward Leclair will be in court in Prince George this week

Man dead, woman in critical condition after reported stabbing in Quesnel

A 32-year-old man turned himself in to local RCMP Saturday, where he remains in custody

BC SPCA launches Wildlife-in-Focus Photography Contest

Enter the 10th annual photography contest by September

Ash in water from 2017 wildfires causing decrease in oxygen

“Ecological balance is out of whack,” says biologist with the Fish and Wildlife Branch

Comstock Lake Fire Complex disbanded, fire being held

Of the three fires in the complex, one is out and two are under control, says FIO

SPCA seizes 16 dogs from property in B.C. Interior

Dog owners were known to SPCA and had been convicted on animal cruelty charges in 2015

BC Wildfire Service sets up operational camp near Comstock Lake Fire

More than 200 personnel will camp on the Pelican Lake Service Road

Barkerville gets set for Dominion Day celebrations

Historic Town & Park has plenty in store for visitors on July 1

Cariboo First Nation signs landmark moose hunt agreement with Conservation Officer Service

The agreement means members will adhere to Wildlife Act restrictions on moose hunting in the region

Price of wood fibre for B.C. pulp mills at a six-year high

Lack of residual chips from sawmills a cause of concern for local mills

Some B.C. gas pumps run dry over issues at Edmonton refinery

Shortages affecting interior of B.C. and Alberta, linked to lengthy maintenance at Suncor

Burned timber still salvageable, but clock is ticking

Ministry has expedited cutting permits and is looking at landscape rehabilitation on burn areas