Max Winkelman

FOI documents offer closer look at cause of Elephant Hill wildfire

Conditions were right for ignition from a cigarette

Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested

The man had been released by RCMP on June 26 and taken to a shelter, where he was found dead the next day

Ashcroft receives grants to get new hot tub and lift station

‘The hot tub is a major benefit for many residents’

Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area

No stopping during heavy rain on highways near Cache Creek

Bighorn sheep undergoing COVID-like test

‘If only the bighorn sheep knew to socially-distance from their domestic cousins’

Mule deer research project well underway in Cache Creek area

Study is probably biggest of its kind ever undertaken in province

Ashcroft Terminal forms working group to discuss river access

News from Ashcroft council’s regular meeting

RV habitation once again a discussion topic for TNRD

‘I don’t imagine for a moment that we’ve heard the last of the RV issue’

Interior Health to resume elective surgeries

“Our priority is to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19”

Ashcroft budget live stream meeting went well, says mayor

Despite a few technical difficulties, attendance and participation were good

Lack of housing and housing diversity in Ashcroft, says report

Details from the April 27 Ashcroft council meeting

Kearl Lake workers from B.C. reminded to self-isolate due to COVID-19

15 laboratory-confirmed worker cases in B.C., 12 of which in Interior Health

2017 Elephant Hill wildfire most likely caused by smoking materials

Investigation did not identify who started the fire

BCLC re-introduces option to buy advanced tickets amid COVID-19 concerns

‘Suspending the option prompted players to leave their homes more frequently’

Village of Ashcroft cancels planned 2.5 per cent property tax increase

Council approves revised budget with taxes frozen and savings found in other areas

Retail worker calls for an end to in-person lottery sales amidst COVID-19

‘They’re giving you the encouragement to go out daily and do your lottery’

B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16

‘Larger open burns pose an unnecessary risk and could detract from wildfire detection’