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Vancouver Island woman draws portrait of B.C. fire chief who was swept away by floods

‘I felt their loss, and wanted to reach out to them’ says Harpaul Nandhra.

Fire Fight: 2017 Wildfires from Ashcroft to Lac la Hache

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

Heating Up

Intro Chapter 1Heating Up Chapter 2New Ground Chapter 3Inferno Chapter 4Smoke Clears…

Smoke Clears

Intro Chapter 1Heating Up Chapter 2New Ground Chapter 3Inferno Chapter 4Smoke Clears…

Inferno

Intro Chapter 1Heating Up Chapter 2New Ground Chapter 3Inferno Chapter 4Smoke Clears…

U.S. ‘Pop-up Consulate’ coming to Kamloops

The one-day session will provide American citizens access to many services, such as passport renewal

New Ground

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Illicit drug death numbers in B.C. soar

Deaths in the first eight months of 2017 have already surpassed 2016 totals.

Surveys beginning to show economic impact of wildfires in the Interior

An estimated $23 million in lost business occurred in the first five weeks after the fires.

Search ramps up for B.C. woman after dog, car found near Ashcroft

Jenny Lynn Larocque’s vehicle and dog were found in Venables Valley, but there is no sign of her

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.