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Andrew Scheer talks cabinet shuffle, NAFTA at Naramata event

The federal leader of the opposition spoke at an event at a Naramata winery Monday evening

Evacuation order downgraded north of McCauley Lake to Gavin Lake

Due to reduced wildfire risk the Cariboo Regional District has changed the evacuation order to an alert fo the area north of McCauley Lake to Gavin Lake in the Cariboo.

Crews keep fire near Chimney Lake small

Possibility of lightning again today

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TRU executive director with new communications manager
Young cougar kitten rescued by COS
Opioid Crisis update for Williams Lake city council
New BC Transit buses for Williams Lake

BC Ferries reports record-breaking traffic for first quarter

Vehicle traffic was the highest it’s ever been, and passenger traffic is the highest it’s been in over 20 years for the months of April, May and June.

Abbotsford artist wins big in condom wrapper design contest

Mouat grad Cassidy Luteijn’s pair of designs earn high grades from judges

Three new judges appointed in B.C., two senior judges reappointed

Senior judges will serve B.C.-wide, new judges head to Penticton, Kelowna and Kamloops

Governments consider help for B.C. ranchers, farmers

Assessments being conducted on what is needed for agriculture sector

Evacuation order changed to alert for Clinton, Highway 97 corridor

As of 4 p.m. on August 15, Clinton residents can return home after 17 days on evacuation order.

B.C. highway sees snow in summer

Weeks of hot and dry weather ended by a hailstorm in Little Fort

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

Fire got close to Green Lake, reached Young Lake

Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.

Train rail activity eliminated as cause of Elephant Hill wildfire

RCMP and BC Wildfire Service say that train traffic or related rail activities not the cause.

Canadian military personnel learn to fight fires in Chilliwack

Reservists learn to keep safe on the fire line before heading to the Interior

Evacuation Order changed to Alert for properties between Chasm and 70 Mile

Some residents along the Highway 97 corridor between Chasm and 70 Mile are now able to return.

Clinton-area ranchers seeking compensation for controlled burn gone wrong

BC Wildfire Service says unexpected change in wind is to blame.

NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills and save money.

UPDATE: Smokey skies worsen air quality in Chilliwack

Air Quality Health Index hits a high of 9 Wednesday – higher than Williams Lake.

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Tip line set up to aid Elephant Hill wildfire investigation

RCMP and BC Wildfire Services are investigating the cause of the fire, which started on July 6.