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Evacuation order expanded for Shovel Lake Fire

This fire has consumed 16,500 hectares

  • Aug 10th, 2018
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Evacuation order expanded for Torkelsen Lake Fire

This fire is located approximately 24 km south of Fort Babine

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Former Burns Lake mayor faces 10 new sex-related charges

Luke Strimbold faces 29 counts of sex-related crimes

BC Bus North ridership rising

Ridership numbers continue to grow each week: ministry

  • Aug 8th, 2018

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 8th, 2018

Evacuation orders expanded for Verdun and Island Lake fires

B.C. Wildfire Service bracing for challenging weather conditions tomorrow

  • Aug 9th, 2018

Minister tours northwest B.C. wildfires

Firefighters bracing for ‘dramatic shift in weather’ Friday

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Canfor workers to take strike vote

Union wants more from high lumber profits

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Gilmore Lake Fire burning near Topley

Evacuation alert and order in effect

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Houston to ask B.C. for support in reopening college

Coast Mountain College closed its Houston campus in 2017

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Residents ordered to evacuate Verdun Mountain area

The fire displayed additional growth today

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Nadina Lake Fire now estimated at 5,640 hectares

Evacuation orders expanded in the Houston area

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Island Lake Fire now estimated at 7,000 hectares

Crews and equipment pulled off the line due to safety concerns

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Shovel Lake wildfire still growing

The fire is now 15 per cent contained

  • Aug 5th, 2018

Four more evacuation alerts, one evacuation order issued

Island Lake newest wildfire of note in the region

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Houston residents gear up for Tour de North

The event raises money for pediatric cancer

  • Aug 1st, 2018