Max Winkelman

Fuel management logging to begin near 108 Mile Ranch

Average thinning of 40 per cent in the west side of Walker Valley

UPDATED: Highway 97 reopens in both directions following fatal crash

Motor vehicle incident in morning results in fatality

Lions Clubs dying out with aging population

“I think all organizations, all community service groups are at risk because of that same thing; the lack of young membership”

Local company struggling to find employees

May have to look at temporary foreign workers

UPDATE: Highway 97 open to traffic near 103 Mile

Motor vehicle incident, emergency services on site

Update: One person injured and one person dead after early morning shooting

Injured person is in the 100 Mile Hospital

Badly burned snowshoe hare survives Elephant Hill fire

The rabbit, named Harrison, suffered burns to 95 per cent of his body. ‘His fur was quite crispy.’

Firefighters from around the province join fight in the South Cariboo

“We’re here to help as much we can.”

New evacuation order south of Highway 24

Highway 24 corridor, including Horse Lake, Deka Lake on alert

Crews keep fire near Chimney Lake small

Possibility of lightning again today

Aug. 13: Elephant Hill fire estimated at 149,914 hectares

Fire got close to Green Lake, reached Young Lake

Fires used to be much more common according to UBC research

Researchers found fire evidence averaging 15-year intervals in research forest but none after 1943

CRD announces 41 homes lost to date in the Cariboo

Number likely to rise

UNDER EVACUATION: Sleeping in cars and tents

“People are being really generous and that’s the difference”

Area L and H on evacuation alert: Green Lake, Horse Lake, Highway 24 corridor, Mahood Lake

Big Creek evacuation ordered. Gang Ranch area north of Lac la Hache on alert

Prince George people and businesses welcome evacuees with open arms

Locals have personal experience with fire

Restricted access on four Cariboo lakes

Williams Lake, Watson Lake, Lac la Hache and Horse Lake affected

Current situation “unprecedented”

“We were just overwhelmed”

Seven days is a “Disneyland suggestion” for returning home

All evacuees looking at a minimum of seven days before being able to return home.