Local News

Last evacuation alerts lifted in Cariboo and Thompson-Nicola

All clear given and emergency operation centres to shut down

Off-road vehicle ban to be lifted Wednesday

Area restrictions remain in effect around larger fires

85 per cent containment on Elephant Hill fire

Smoke likely to be visible until the snow flies

Sept. 17: Elephant Hill at 70 per cent containment

People will continue to see smoke within the fire perimeter

2017 South Cariboo Summer Festival


    Helicopter on refilling


      Winds on Elephant Hill fire


        Helicopter refills with fire retardant


          Salvage logging anticipated by next summer

          Downsides to both waiting and logging

          More wildlife expected after fires in the long term

          “We’re going to probably see a flush in food”

          Sept. 13: Minimal fire activity on Elephant Hill fire

          In-depth assessments in progress for the Hihium, Young Lake, Pressy Lake and Sheridan Lake areas

          Homemade license plate on vehicle

          The weekly police report for the South Cariboo area

          • Sep 13th, 2017

          Sept. 12: Containment on Elephant Hill fire now 60 per cent

          Residents reminded there is still active fire in area

          Numerous TNRD evacuation orders rescinded

          Including South Green Lake (Sept. 12), West of Eagan Lake, Sharpe Lake area and Deadman-Vidette area