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ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed in Ashcroft, Clinton and Cache Creek

ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed in Ashcroft, Clinton and Cache Creek

Voters in 162 municipalities set to elect mayor, council, regional district directors, and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
ELECTION DAY: Polls are now closed in Ashcroft, Clinton and Cache Creek
Twelve people running for five council seats

Twelve people running for five council seats

Good turnout for Clinton All-Candidates Forum for council and TNRD hopefuls

  • Oct 11, 2018
Twelve people running for five council seats
Great turnout for Ashcroft All-Candidates Forum

Great turnout for Ashcroft All-Candidates Forum

Mayoral candidates featured leadership strengths, councillor voiced willingness to listen

  • Oct 11, 2018
Great turnout for Ashcroft All-Candidates Forum
Ken Alexander photo                                Cache Creek councillor candidates Wendy Coomber, left, Annette Pittman, Lisa Dafoe, Sue Peters and David Dubois were well-prepared and provided some good answers during the question-and-answer session of the All-candidates Forum at Cache Creek Community Hall on Oct. 1.

Cache Creek All-candidates Forum draws a good crowd

Councillor and mayoralty candidates well prepared, provided good answers

Ken Alexander photo                                Cache Creek councillor candidates Wendy Coomber, left, Annette Pittman, Lisa Dafoe, Sue Peters and David Dubois were well-prepared and provided some good answers during the question-and-answer session of the All-candidates Forum at Cache Creek Community Hall on Oct. 1.
Aircraft fight the Gustafsen Wildfire. Bob Grant photo.

Fire Fight: 2017 Wildfires from Ashcroft to Lac la Hache

Read about the experiences of firefighters, ranchers, officials, homeowners and more

Aircraft fight the Gustafsen Wildfire. Bob Grant photo.
The Elephant Hill fire has prompted another evacuation order south of 20 Mile (pictured).                                20 Mile Ranch

Elephant Hill fire prompts new evacuation order

The order applies to several properties along Highway 99 south of 20 Mile.

The Elephant Hill fire has prompted another evacuation order south of 20 Mile (pictured).                                20 Mile Ranch
Evacuation order for properties southwest of Clinton

Evacuation order for properties southwest of Clinton

The TNRD has issued an Evacuation Order for properties south to Highway 99 and east to Pavilion.

Evacuation order for properties southwest of Clinton
Smoke and flames from what residents are saying was a controlled burn near Loon Lake Tuesday (Facebook @20MileRanch)

VIDEO: Clinton-area residents say controlled burn went ‘horribly wrong’

Officials point to a “dramatic and unforecasted shift” in the wind

Smoke and flames from what residents are saying was a controlled burn near Loon Lake Tuesday (Facebook @20MileRanch)
Evacuations ordered for area to the south west of Clinton

Evacuations ordered for area to the south west of Clinton

Evacuation routes through Highway 24 and Highway 1

Evacuations ordered for area to the south west of Clinton
A smoke plume from the Elephant Hill fire as seen from 100 Mile House on Aug. 1. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.
A smoke plume from the Elephant Hill fire as seen from 100 Mile House on Aug. 1. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.
Elephant Hill fire causes evacuation alert southwest of Clinton

Elephant Hill fire causes evacuation alert southwest of Clinton

“Wildfire continues to pose an imminent threat to people and property”

Elephant Hill fire causes evacuation alert southwest of Clinton
Cpl. Stephanie Lin is taking care of a sweet little black and white Border Collie cross at the Williams Lake RCMP Command Post. The lost dog is being transferred to the BC SPCA in Williams Lake until the owner can be found. Photo submitted

RCMP check turns up lost dog in wildfire evacuation zone near Williams Lake

Mounties say the possible border-collie cross has helped boost morale

Cpl. Stephanie Lin is taking care of a sweet little black and white Border Collie cross at the Williams Lake RCMP Command Post. The lost dog is being transferred to the BC SPCA in Williams Lake until the owner can be found. Photo submitted
Elephant Hill fire smoke column as seen on Saturday, July 29. Tom Turner photo.

Aug. 1: Clinton, Chasm Mill remain secure

Guards put in on northern flank of Elephant Hill fire

Elephant Hill fire smoke column as seen on Saturday, July 29. Tom Turner photo.
A dedicated tip line has been set up to aid in the investigation of the cause of the Elephant Hill wildfire.                                Barbara Roden

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.

A dedicated tip line has been set up to aid in the investigation of the cause of the Elephant Hill wildfire.                                Barbara Roden
Elephant Hill fire smoke column as seen on Saturday, July 29. Tom Turner photo.
Elephant Hill fire smoke column as seen on Saturday, July 29. Tom Turner photo.
Elephant Hill Fire meeting in Kamloops

Elephant Hill Fire meeting in Kamloops

A meeting will be held today for evacuees in Kamloops, of the Elephant Hill fire.

Elephant Hill Fire meeting in Kamloops
Smoke of the Elephant Hill fire seen yesterday (July 29). Carole Rooney photo.

July 30: Elephant Hill fire estimated at 78,548 hectares

“The fire remains on the east side of Highway 97. No structures were lost.”

Smoke of the Elephant Hill fire seen yesterday (July 29). Carole Rooney photo.
The Chasm looked smoky earlier in the week. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.
The Chasm looked smoky earlier in the week. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.
Rose Raphael holds up Milo, who evacuated with her out of 70 Mile early in the morning on July 30. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.

Late night knocks on the door in 70 Mile

“It’s amazing how unnerving it is. You feel powerless.”

Rose Raphael holds up Milo, who evacuated with her out of 70 Mile early in the morning on July 30. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.
Justin Trudeau holds up a new snowboard given to him by Revelstoke’s Trapper Snowboards. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Justin Trudeau to visit Williams Lake

Trudeau continues his tour of B.C.’s wildfire-ravaged communities

Justin Trudeau holds up a new snowboard given to him by Revelstoke’s Trapper Snowboards. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review