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B.C. parents leery of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

Provincial registration uptake among lowest in Canada

Mechanical issue delays BC Ferries sailing to Prince Rupert

Northern Expedition may be delayed for Sept. 11-13 voyage, Sept. 14 sailing pushed back 11 hours

Campfire ban lifted for Coastal Fire Centre

There have been 135 human-caused wildfires in the region since April 1

  • Sep 11, 2018
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Williams Lake Indian Band opening cannabis retail shop
Interior Roads Area 17 Operations Manager Chad Mernett
Conservation Officer Service Enhanced Enforcement Project

Series of suspicious fires prompt Bella Coola RCMP to bring in special investigator

Police investigate four fires set between June and Sept. in Nuxalk Nation community

BC Wildlife Federation opposes First Nations LEH moose hunting ban

The B.C. Wildlife Federation is calling on the provincial government to step up and enforce the law

New B.C. party looks to represent rural voters in next election

Houston councillor Jonathan Van Barneveld says party will be a ‘relentless voice’ for rural towns

Photo of BC Wildfire Service unit gets thousands of reactions on Facebook

The BC Wildfire Service’s Stormriders have been battling the Shovel Lake wildfire

Some evacuation orders, alerts lifted in northwest Cariboo

916 properties have been downgraded, or had evacuation orders or alerts lifted completely

Rodeo reps refute humane society allegation of cattle prod use

“Rodeo is under a lot of pressure.” — rodeo stock contractor Roy Call

VIDEO: Former Xeni Gwet’in chief acquitted of sexual interference

Roger William said he’s relieved to have his name cleared

Drinking water concerns at northern B.C hospital

Northern Health say the results of the Prince Rupert Hospital water study not due until fall

Tweedsmuir Park wildfires grow to encompass more than 200,000 hectares

Four fires now managed under one as Tweedsmuir Complex, evacation orders and alerts still in place

Castlegar bridge designed by architect of collapsed Italian bridge

Riccardo Morandi designed the Kinnaird Bridge, which is part of Highway 3.

B.C. shows overwhelming support for Telegraph Creek

Food, water and volunteers are the main focuses at the moment

UPDATE: Wild Goose Lake fire increased to 850 hectares

There are 54 fire fighters, one helicopter and four pieces of heavy equipment on site.

  • Aug 8, 2018

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