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UPDATED: Highway 97 re-opened following vehicle incident between Chasm and Clinton

The 9.6 km stretch of highway has been cleared and traffic is once again moving in both directions

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B.C. moms frustrated about lack of prenatal care

B.C. moms frustrated about lack of prenatal care

‘It is my right to be able to receive proper medical care.’

B.C. moms frustrated about lack of prenatal care
All open fires to be allowed in Cariboo Fire Centre starting noon, Sept. 20

All open fires to be allowed in Cariboo Fire Centre starting noon, Sept. 20

People should still check other restrictions

All open fires to be allowed in Cariboo Fire Centre starting noon, Sept. 20
Campfire ban lifted in Cariboo, Kamloops and Prince George fire centres
Campfire ban lifted in Cariboo, Kamloops and Prince George fire centres
Photo of the Maiden Creek Hill clean up on Aug. 30. Ministry of Transportation photo.

Mudslide risk in South Cariboo may last two years or more after wildfires

Reseeding doesn’t make a difference and takes years to have an effect, according to Ministry

Photo of the Maiden Creek Hill clean up on Aug. 30. Ministry of Transportation photo.
UPDATE: Stabbing inside 100 Mile House Library
UPDATE: Stabbing inside 100 Mile House Library
The Aug. 16 BC Wildfire Service Active Wildfires map for the Cariboo Fire Centre.

Three new fires yesterday in Cariboo Fire Centre: Aug. 16 update

Up-to-date information about wildfires, evacuation orders and alerts in the Cariboo Fire Centre

The Aug. 16 BC Wildfire Service Active Wildfires map for the Cariboo Fire Centre.
Evacuation alert for Dean River North

Evacuation alert for Dean River North

66 properties affected

Evacuation alert for Dean River North
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for 100 Mile, risk of thunderstorms for Williams Lake
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for 100 Mile, risk of thunderstorms for Williams Lake
One of the mudslides seen earlier in the month on Highway 97. Drive BC photo.

Highway 99 reopens to single-lane, alternating traffic

Mudslides have once again hampered traffic in the region following heavy rains.

One of the mudslides seen earlier in the month on Highway 97. Drive BC photo.
Sue and Jim Burdeyney paused from cleaning the mud to take a quick picture. Submitted photo.

‘It was quite terrifying:’ B.C. couple recalls mudslide surrounding them

‘It went a couple of feet at least, right all around us. It was quite terrifying.’

Sue and Jim Burdeyney paused from cleaning the mud to take a quick picture. Submitted photo.
Forestry workers are using various techniques to slow the progression of the Douglas-fir beetle, as seen here in Williams Lake. Angie Mindus photo

Areas affected by Douglas-fir beetle on rise in the Cariboo

Affected areas have grown from 2,659 hectares in 2006 to 69,418 hectares in 2013

Forestry workers are using various techniques to slow the progression of the Douglas-fir beetle, as seen here in Williams Lake. Angie Mindus photo
“Funding through taxation was not a viable option,” for Mount Timothy Ski Area

“Funding through taxation was not a viable option,” for Mount Timothy Ski Area

While local government is supportive of the Mount Timothy Ski Area, they…

“Funding through taxation was not a viable option,” for Mount Timothy Ski Area
A look at the mudslide currently closing Highway 97. Drive BC photo.

Highway 97 north of Cache Creek reopens to single-lane alternating traffic

Loon Lake Road has also reopened to traffic.

A look at the mudslide currently closing Highway 97. Drive BC photo.
Joseph Benzel, Screening Aids, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org photo

Areas affected by Douglas-fir beetle on rise in the Cariboo

Affected areas have grown from 2,659 hectares in 2013 to 69,418 hectares in 2016

Joseph Benzel, Screening Aids, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org photo
Whisper shows off her impressive collection of softballs collected. Submitted photo.

Dog returns nearly 80 lost balls to softball teams

South Cariboo resident, Whisper, really has a thing for softballs

Whisper shows off her impressive collection of softballs collected. Submitted photo.
Presley and Karen Peterson (her mom). Submitted photos.

Burned South Cariboo girl leaves BC Children’s Hospital, goes to burn centre

“We’re hopeful about her arms because look at her face.”

Presley and Karen Peterson (her mom). Submitted photos.
Incoming Council Members, Christopher Amut (left), Nadine Durk, Maryanne Archie, Chief Helen Henderson, Stanley Daniels and Steve Daniel ( continuing council). Margo Archie, who’s also part of the council is missing. Max Winkelman photos.

New Chief and council sworn in for Canim Lake Band

“My top priority is to advance our community through economic development”

Incoming Council Members, Christopher Amut (left), Nadine Durk, Maryanne Archie, Chief Helen Henderson, Stanley Daniels and Steve Daniel ( continuing council). Margo Archie, who’s also part of the council is missing. Max Winkelman photos.
Presley asked her mom, Karen Peterson to share this picture and say thank you to the community of 100 Mile House, the Bliss Tribe No Limits, Vancouver friends, family near and far, the staff at 100 mile house hospital, the paramedics and flight crew and the nurses, Dr’s and trauma counsellors at the BC Children’s Hospital. Submitted photos.

Donations pouring in for B.C. girl badly burned during science project

Community support from South Cariboo and others really appreciated

Presley asked her mom, Karen Peterson to share this picture and say thank you to the community of 100 Mile House, the Bliss Tribe No Limits, Vancouver friends, family near and far, the staff at 100 mile house hospital, the paramedics and flight crew and the nurses, Dr’s and trauma counsellors at the BC Children’s Hospital. Submitted photos.