Barbara Roden

Firefighters and volunteers gather to welcome returning Cache Creek residents

After 12 days of being evacuated, the village started to come back to life on July 18.

Returning evacuees need to think safety first for food, water, and more

Make sure your water source is safe, and that food is not contaminated. When in doubt, throw it out.

Cache Creek evacuation order to be lifted at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18

An evacuation alert will still be in place for the village, which has been evacuated since July 7.

Ashcroft Reserve wildfire hit 10,300 hectares

Cause of the fire remains under investigation

Thick smokes still blankets Ashcroft

Regional district has created Facebook pages to help direct aid

Cache Creek electoral areas E, I, J under evacuation alert

Thompson-Nicola Regional District issues an evacuation alert

Ashcroft wildfire hits 6,100 hectares

Some 120 firefighters, eight helicopters, and eight pieces of heavy equipment are fighting the blaze

UPDATED: Evacuations ordered as Ashcroft wildfire grows

The fire is an estimated 700 hectares in size

Stay safe in the sun this summer

Dr. Harvey Lui has some tips for protecting your skin, and busts a few myths about tanning.

New app will help B.C. drivers

The BCHighways app makes use of information from the Ministry of Transportation to keep drivers informed about the roads.

Time change can wreak havoc on drivers

And that isn't the only reason accidents on B.C. roads spike right after the clocks fall back.

Public asked to help name rescued otters

The Vancouver Aquarium has taken charge of two rescued otter pups, who are enjoying their new home but need names.

Raid on call centre in India puts brakes on CRA tax scam

Experts are wondering if the scheme is permanently stopped, or if it will resume again when the heat dies down.

Rural voice is now stronger in Victoria with new Rural Economic Development portfolio

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett is now a Minister of State, giving rural communities an advocate at the cabinet table.

Classic ‘gifting circle’ pyramid scheme is back

Participants are asked to put up $5,000, with the promise of a $40,000 return - but while it's pitched as philanthropy, it's illegal.

Gold Country geocaching event a time to explore

The fourth annual event, on the Labour Day weekend, has a night cache, a Munzee walk, and the chance to win one of 30 limited edition coins.

Ashcroft fall fair promises plenty of fun

With entertainment, food, vendors, and more than $2,000 in prizes, this year's fair - now with free admission - is better than ever.

Pokémon stop: be careful out there while playing

The wildly popular new game is a lot of fun; but there are real-life hazards attached to it.

Speed limit to be decreased from Hope to Boston Bar

Driver speed and crashes have both increased since the speed limit along the stretch of highway was raised in 2014.