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“Potent storm” expected to bring strong winds to central, north coast

A deep low pressure system is set to reach Vancouver Island and the central coast by Friday evening.

BC Parks Student Ranger Program accepting applications for 2019 season

12 crews of four student rangers will work in regions throughout the province including Bella Coola.

Over $650,00 given to rural communities thanks to Rural Dividends

Five communities, including Williams Lake, are receiving $10,000 for project grants

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Diabetes Conference Three Corners Health
Orange Shirt Day office opens
Williams Lake students embrace Climate Action Strike
NCLGA Prince George Mayor Lyn Hall : hosting evacuees

Pregnant Cariboo firefighter tries to save own house from blaze

Julia Flinton and Anthony Sellars both worked on the 2017 wildfires

Road report for Highway 20

Fog patches and slippery sections; Drive BC

‘Tripod’ delays access to Unist’ot’en camp

Social media rumours of cultural significance quashed, meaning police “exclusion zones” should end.

Hereditary chiefs negotiate injunction agreement

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs abide by interim injunction, but gate stays up. Still opposed.

Unist’ot’en open gate

The camp is complying with the temporary injunction allowing natural gas pipeline workers through.

Mining company prospecting for gold near Bella Coola

Gold discovered in alpine areas where glaciers are receding

B.C. First Nation community mourns after two killed in snowmobile crash

Snowmobile collides with parked logging truck in Ulkatcho First Nation residential area

RCMP enforce pipeline injunction

Police have arrived at the Gitdumden checkpoint south of Houston.

Caribou recovery agreement being developed behind closed doors; say Cariboo Chilcotin politicians

Minister of Forests stresses no final decisions will be made without engagement

UPDATED: Highway 97 re-opens after mudslide near Cache Creek

Crews were deployed to the area between Antoine Road and Highway 99

Lack of urgency from the Liberals on tanker ban: Cullen

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen Q & A on Bill C-48 and the Eagle Spirit pipeline project

Oil tanker ban to be reviewed by committee

Indigenous groups for and against Bill C-48 travel to Ottawa to influence the Senate’s decision

North Coast First Nation chief says one major oil spill could ruin economy forever

Chief Marilyn Slett of Heiltsuk Nation near Bella Bella is leading a delegation in Ottawa this week

Off-road vehicles caught in sensitive B.C. wildlife habitats to net $575 fine

Areas include all BC Parks and southern mountain caribou habitats

O’Reilly gets 10 years in jail for Boxing Day slayings of two men in Anahim Lake

Byran ‘Everett’ O’Reilly was sentenced to 10 years for his role in the 2014 Boxing Day slayings of Matthew Hennigar and Kalvin Andy

Commercial fishing is Canada’s most dangerous job, report states

Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans gives recommendations to improve safety for fish harvesters