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Robbery suspect arrested near Burns Lake

RCMP use spike belt to deflate vehicle’s tires

Ground crews keep a close eye on Shovel Lake wildfire overnight

Originally estimated to be 79,192 hectares, officials said more accurate mapping shows smaller size

Four Rivers Co-op collecting donations for wildfire relief

The co-op is matching all donations they receive for the Red Cross

Castlegar bridge designed by architect of collapsed Italian bridge

Riccardo Morandi designed the Kinnaird Bridge, which is part of Highway 3.

Barn fire in Vanderhoof can’t be extinguished, only monitored

Two-man crew from B.C. Wildfire Service are onsite

Wildfires 5 km from northwest B.C. fibre-optic cable

CityWest said fire unlikely to affect northwest B.C. internet service

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Hundreds march in funeral procession for Fredericton officers
Mexican firefighters help battle Shovel Lake wildfire in B.C.
Quesnel an eery orange due to wildfire smoke
ERT called to Port Moody Home

B.C. shows overwhelming support for Telegraph Creek

Food, water and volunteers are the main focuses at the moment

UPDATE: Wild Goose Lake fire increased to 850 hectares

There are 54 fire fighters, one helicopter and four pieces of heavy equipment on site.

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Eat like a pirate on Aug. 15

White Spot’s annual Pirate Pak Day charity fundraiser returns for a ninth straight year

Minister tours Burns Lake area wildfires

Firefighters bracing for ‘dramatic shift in weather’ Friday

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Prince George man appointed to Order of British Columbia

Brian Fehr, originally from Vanderhoof, has spent much of his career helping rural B.C. prosper

Northwest fire ban starts Friday

Campfires and other open burning is prohibited starting noon ahead of the long weekend.

UPDATE: Lightning reportedly caused 75 new wildfires in Cariboo Fire Centre

The Horsefly Lake fire is now a fire-of-note at 50 hectares

Two properties near Tatelkuz Lake, 131 km west of Quesnel, under evacuation alert

The alert came Tuesday evening due to the Chutanli Lake wildfire

Province kicks in $5M for B.C. airport improvements

Money, going to 23 communities, will fund things like taxiway improvements and obstacle removal

Gun, drugs and cash seized in arrest of alleged B.C. fentanyl dealer

Vancouver Island man Brent Connors is facing nine charges in relation to investigation

Distraught mother pleads for help finding missing son

Colten Fleury is believed to have been spotted hitchhiking near Witset on his way to Prince Rupert.

  • Jun 11th, 2018

Northern Health Authority expands medical bus use

Over 60 or have mobility challenges? You can now travel on Northern Connections.

Debit accepted on new BC Bus North

After first announcing a credit card would be needed, debit accepted as riders get on Hwy 16 bus.

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11th, 2018