Barbara Roden

Province protecting wildlife in the aftermath of fire season

Restrictions and bans that affect hunters are now in place in the Interior and Cariboo.

B.C. pond hockey game receives Canada-wide exposure

A picture of a pond hockey game in Lytton has been included in a Canadian Museum of History booklet

Wildfires destroy 234 structures in Thompson-Nicola region: officials

Boston Flats, Loon Lake, and Pressy Lake were hardest hit, with 175 structures destroyed.

Loon Lake community meeting tells returning residents what to expect

‘It’s been a tough five weeks’ says one person as residents prepare to return home.

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.

How to cope with stress after the wildfires

Stress will vary from person to person; but there are ways of dealing with it, and helping others.

Train rail activity eliminated as cause of Elephant Hill wildfire

RCMP and BC Wildfire Service say that train traffic or related rail activities not the cause.

Evacuation Order changed to Alert for properties between Chasm and 70 Mile

Some residents along the Highway 97 corridor between Chasm and 70 Mile are now able to return.

TNRD to livestream Elephant Hill wildfire meeting on August 10

The livestream will be available in Cache Creek, 100 Mile, and Kamloops, as well as on Facebook.

Clinton-area ranchers seeking compensation for controlled burn gone wrong

BC Wildfire Service says unexpected change in wind is to blame.

Evacuation alert issued for Hat Creek, Tranquille areas

Evacuation order for Vidette, and state of local emergency declared in Copper Desert Country.

UPDATE: Wildfire closes Highway 1 east of Cache Creek

Strong winds from the north have pushed the fire toward the former mushroom compost facility.

Elephant Hill fire prompts new evacuation order

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

Evacuation order for properties southwest of Clinton

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

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.

BREAKING: Evacuation order issued for village of Clinton, north to Green Lake

Update: Order extended north along Highway 97

VIDEO: Wind and warm, dry weather increase Elephant Hill wildfire

Crews may start conducting controlled burns as early as today to try to contain the fire.

Cache Creek residents return, crews battle Elephant Hill wildfire

Residents, who had been on evacuation order since July 7, were able to return on July 18.

Firefighters and volunteers gather to welcome returning Cache Creek residents

After 12 days of being evacuated, the village started to come back to life on July 18.

Returning evacuees need to think safety first for food, water, and more

Make sure your water source is safe, and that food is not contaminated. When in doubt, throw it out.