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The start of the Elephant Hill wildfire (marked with “X”) in relation to the entrance of the railway tunnel. (BC Wildfire image obtained through FOI)

FOI documents offer closer look at cause of Elephant Hill wildfire

Conditions were right for ignition from a cigarette

The start of the Elephant Hill wildfire (marked with “X”) in relation to the entrance of the railway tunnel. (BC Wildfire image obtained through FOI)
Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested

Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested

The man had been released by RCMP on June 26 and taken to a shelter, where he was found dead the next day

Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested
Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested

Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested

The man had been released by RCMP on June 26 and taken to a shelter, where he was found dead the next day

Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested
Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area

Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area

No stopping during heavy rain on highways near Cache Creek

Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area
Lone Butte 4-H member Sara Pfannmueller works with her Runner-Up winning lamb during the 61st Annual Williams Lake and District 4-H Show and Sale in 2019. (File photo)

Williams Lake and District 4-H sale to go ahead in August

There will be no youth in attendance

Lone Butte 4-H member Sara Pfannmueller works with her Runner-Up winning lamb during the 61st Annual Williams Lake and District 4-H Show and Sale in 2019. (File photo)
Map of EnGold Aurizon sites in Lac la Hache. (EnGold Mines Ltd. image)

EnGold discovers visible gold at two Lac la Hache sites

‘The gold potential of Lac la Hache continues to grow’

Map of EnGold Aurizon sites in Lac la Hache. (EnGold Mines Ltd. image)
A bighorn sheep released with a collar for tracking purposes. (Submitted photo)

Bighorn sheep undergoing COVID-like test

‘If only the bighorn sheep knew to socially-distance from their domestic cousins’

A bighorn sheep released with a collar for tracking purposes. (Submitted photo)
If people know the identity of this individual, they are asked to contact the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Submitted photo)
If people know the identity of this individual, they are asked to contact the 100 Mile House RCMP. (Submitted photo)
People are asked to contact Cst. Matt Young, if they know the individual in the photos. (Submitted photo)

100 Mile RCMP seek help in stolen credit card case

Card was used at multiple locations in 100 Mile House

People are asked to contact Cst. Matt Young, if they know the individual in the photos. (Submitted photo)
The Interlakes Pioneer Heritage Accessible Trail which opened in 2014 sees good use. (CRD photo)

New wheelchair accessible trails on the way in South Cariboo

The three chosen locations are in Forest Grove, the Mountain Spruce Community Park and the Valentine Lake recreation site

The Interlakes Pioneer Heritage Accessible Trail which opened in 2014 sees good use. (CRD photo)
Interior Health to resume elective surgeries

Interior Health to resume elective surgeries

“Our priority is to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19”

Interior Health to resume elective surgeries
Kearl Lake oil sands project, north of Fort McMurray. (Imperial Oil/Facebook)

Kearl Lake workers from B.C. reminded to self-isolate due to COVID-19

15 laboratory-confirmed worker cases in B.C., 12 of which in Interior Health

Kearl Lake oil sands project, north of Fort McMurray. (Imperial Oil/Facebook)
NDIT to fund three Regional Business Liaisons in Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet

NDIT to fund three Regional Business Liaisons in Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet

Program seeks to offset stress and offer one-on-one business support, says CEO

NDIT to fund three Regional Business Liaisons in Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet
The Elephant Hill wildfire ravaged the Interior of B.C. (Black Press files)

2017 Elephant Hill wildfire most likely caused by smoking materials

Investigation did not identify who started the fire

The Elephant Hill wildfire ravaged the Interior of B.C. (Black Press files)
Interior Health is advising Cariboo residents that drinking water can be impacted during and after floods. (File photo)

Interior Health warns Cariboo residents of potential flooding impacts on water

Public advised to use alternate water source if unsure about flooding impact

Interior Health is advising Cariboo residents that drinking water can be impacted during and after floods. (File photo)
A lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (THE CANADAIN PRESS)

BCLC re-introduces option to buy advanced tickets amid COVID-19 concerns

‘Suspending the option prompted players to leave their homes more frequently’

A lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (THE CANADAIN PRESS)
Williams Lake City Coun. Jason Ryll (left), Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort general manager Walter Bramsleven and Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett stood in front of the lodge during an informal tour of the facility under its new ownership prior to opening. (File photo)

Good first season at Mt. Timothy under new owners despite season cut short

‘Lots of positive feedback from both communities’

Williams Lake City Coun. Jason Ryll (left), Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort general manager Walter Bramsleven and Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett stood in front of the lodge during an informal tour of the facility under its new ownership prior to opening. (File photo)
BCLC reminds people that players can purchase and check lottery tickets online. (BCLC logo)

Retail worker calls for an end to in-person lottery sales amidst COVID-19

‘They’re giving you the encouragement to go out daily and do your lottery’

BCLC reminds people that players can purchase and check lottery tickets online. (BCLC logo)
Vehicle fire on Highway 97 south of 100 Mile House

Vehicle fire on Highway 97 south of 100 Mile House

Emergency services are on site

Vehicle fire on Highway 97 south of 100 Mile House
Riders out on Green Lake on April 6. (Submitted photo)

Green Lake shows community spirit on the ice at a safe distance

‘We advised everybody to keep good spacing’

Riders out on Green Lake on April 6. (Submitted photo)