power outages

There are several power outages in the Central Cariboo Wednesday, Jan. 13, including near McLeese Lake. (BC Hydro image)

Power outages impacting 400-plus customers in Central Cariboo, Chilcotin

BC Hydro said a wind storm has caused the majority of the outages

 

Downed wires caused a power outage in the Bella Coola area Monday, Jan. 11. (BC Hydro image)

Update: Power restored for Bella Coola customers

More than 1,200 customers were without power Monday due to downed trees

 

Heavy snow falls as people walk on the Simon Fraser University campus, in Burnaby, B.C., on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

BC Hydro says 240,000 customers hit by province’s first winter storm

It says crews have been working around the clock since then

 

Helium balloons in Vernon, a hungry bear outside Nakusp and busy beavers in Dawson Creek top BC Hydro’s list of most memorable causes of power outages in 2020. (BC Hydro photo)

BC Hydro’s top 10 memorable outages of 2020

Helium balloons in Vernon and a hungry bear near Nakusp top BC Hydro’s list

Helium balloons in Vernon, a hungry bear outside Nakusp and busy beavers in Dawson Creek top BC Hydro’s list of most memorable causes of power outages in 2020. (BC Hydro photo)
Lightning lit up the night skies over McLeese Lake in the early morning hours Saturday, Sept. 19. Thanks to reader Matthew Watson for capturing this image at 3:42 a.m.(Matthew Watson photo)
Lightning lit up the night skies over McLeese Lake in the early morning hours Saturday, Sept. 19. Thanks to reader Matthew Watson for capturing this image at 3:42 a.m.(Matthew Watson photo)
BC Hydro customers in the Price Drive, west of Foster Way area and north of Hodgson Road in Williams Lake were without power Saturday evening, and into early Sunday morning. (BC Hydro image)
BC Hydro customers in the Price Drive, west of Foster Way area and north of Hodgson Road in Williams Lake were without power Saturday evening, and into early Sunday morning. (BC Hydro image)
Update: Power restored to 474 customers from Alexis Creek to Kleena Kleene
Update: Power restored to 474 customers from Alexis Creek to Kleena Kleene
Downed trees caused a power line at 150 Mile House Wednesday, April 22, 2020 due to flooding. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Update: Power restored at 150 Mile House area

470 customers were without power

Downed trees caused a power line at 150 Mile House Wednesday, April 22, 2020 due to flooding. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)