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Evacuation order and alert partially rescinded for Nadina Lake Fire

This fire experienced little growth Wednesday

  • Aug 30th, 2018

2018 Lakes District Fall Fair cancelled due to wildfires

Annual Ootsa Lake Fishing Derby also cancelled

  • Aug 29th, 2018

District of Houston to close aquatic centre sporadically

Closure due to shortage of certified lifeguards

  • Aug 29th, 2018
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Houston seeks support to expand Dungate Community Forest

The district also wants appurtenance rules back

  • Aug 29th, 2018

Emergency response firm owner shares his side of Burns Lake wildfire decision

Safeguard’s Jeff Kelly says he did not agree with BC Wildfire Service’s move to send his crew home

Shovel Lake Fire within containment lines: B.C. Wildfire Service

This fire has consumed 91,253 hectares

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Drinking water concerns at northern B.C hospital

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

Shovel Lake Fire still growing

This fire has consumed over 91,000 hectares

  • Aug 24th, 2018

Houses burn down near Takysie Lake

Verdum Mountain Fire evacuation order expanded

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

900 trips booked since BC Bus North launch

B.C. government solution to Greyhound’s departure sees growth in ridership

Police patrol for looters in evacuated areas south of Burns Lake

RCMP have brought in extra officers for the task

BC Hydro to credit customers evacuated because of wildfires

And College of New Caledonia closes Fort St. James campus

2018 Lakes District Fall Fair cancelled due to wildfires

Annual Ootsa Lake Fishing Derby also cancelled

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

Torkelsen Lake Fire evacuation order expanded

Portion of the evacuation order for Island Lake Fire rescinded

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

Some residents south of Burns Lake refuse to evacuate

B.C. Wildfire Service concerned about their safety

  • Aug 21st, 2018

How can Houston help?

  • Aug 21st, 2018