Hot temperatures lead to open fire ban

!  A bird’s-eye view of Williams Lake courtesy of Frontline Helicopters reveals the natural beauty surrounding the lakecity, including its heavily forested borders. The government has issued fire bans to protect forested communities like Williams Lake as the fire risk escalates to extreme in many areas of the province. - Angie Mindus photo
  • posted Jul 2, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Drier than normal conditions and elevated fire danger ratings have resulted in an open fire ban in the Cariboo.


Storm wreaks havoc

  • posted Jul 2, 2015 at 3:00 PM

A short but strong windstorm Monday afternoon resulted in many trees coming down, including this one in the backyard of a home on Midnight.


Vandals damage Punky Lake camp

  • posted Jul 2, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Punky Lake Wilderness Camp Society will not be running its wilderness camp in the Chilcotin this summer due to an act of vandalism.


Canada cupcakes

  • posted Jul 2, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Save-On-Foods volunteer Linda Smith helps serve Canada Day cupcakes during the Canada Day celebrations in Boitanio Park on Wednesday.


Commissioner's report on Mount Polley breach released

  • posted Jul 2, 2015 at 3:00 PM

A report into the Mount Polley Mine tailings breach by B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner released.

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