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Update: Hot temperatures lead to open fire and campfire 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
  • updated Jul 3, 2015 at 11:30 AM

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

Ombudsperson tapped to probe health firings

  • updated Jul 3, 2015 at 2:54 PM

Government stops short of full public inquiry, NDP calls concession a 'positive step'

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.

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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