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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

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Williams Lake Employment Solutions Summit
Homeless man overwhelmed by support in Williams Lake
Caribou Ski theft of donation box
Yellow Vest Canada protesters make themselves known in Williams Lake

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

Bella Coola Valley couple grateful for rescue response

Rob Nelson is on the mend after a 60-foot fall down a granite slab

  • Aug 6, 2018

Got bats in your belfry?

Are you noticing more bats around your house or property?

  • Aug 1, 2018

UPDATE: Lightning reportedly caused 75 new wildfires in Cariboo Fire Centre

The Horsefly Lake fire is now a fire-of-note at 50 hectares

Lightning sparks new fires in Cariboo Fire Centre Monday night

Two fires strike too close for comfort in Williams Lake area

Campfire ban issued for Cariboo Fire Centre

Fire ban set for Tuesday, July 31 due to hot, dry conditions

Province kicks in $5M for B.C. airport improvements

Money, going to 23 communities, will fund things like taxiway improvements and obstacle removal