Local News

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.

Aug. 17: “Things are stable for now” on Elephant Hill fire

About 150 firefighters working on the north end of the fire

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

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    Abbotsford International Air Show Wrap-up

       

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          Governments consider help for B.C. ranchers, farmers

          Assessments being conducted on what is needed for agriculture sector

          Wildfire News Briefs: Relief centre set up for Boston Flats residents

          Plus investigators exonerate rail companies as cause of the Elephant Hill wildfire, and more.

          Emergency Social Services centre now set up in Cache Creek

          The centre can assist all area residents under an Evacuation Order.

          MP Jati Sidhu visits riding to view Elephant Hill wildfire damage

          Mp says ‘The people of this riding have always come together to help one another in times of need.’

          Elephant Hill wildfire balloons to 168,000 hectares

          Growth in the north and northeast portions of the fire accounted for most of the increase.

          Local News Briefs: Semlin Valley golf course closes

          Plus a food drive at the Ashcroft pool, sewing camp, and a Drive Smart quiz.

          Fraser-Nicola MLA says Liberal leadership race will lead to renewal for the party

          But Jackie Tegart is saddened that there was a ‘right time’ for Liberal leader Christy Clark to go.

          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.

          Aug. 12: Elephant Hill fire progressed significantly towards the north and northeast

          “The winds were incredibly gusty today which made firefighting efforts very difficult.”