Stephanie Hagenaars

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. (File photo)

Rural B.C. emergency room to close overnight for days as staffing shortages plague hospital

Ambulances will take patients to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
Sparks Lake wildfire on July 12, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)

Properties in TNRD, District of Barriere on evacuation alert due to Sparks Lake wildfire

The out-of-control wildfire is now estimated to be over 90,000 hectares

Sparks Lake wildfire on July 12, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)
(Razvan Dumitrasconiu / Unsplash)

Heat warning issued for North Thompson and 100 Mile regions

Daytime highs are expected to be in the mid-30s by Friday.

(Razvan Dumitrasconiu / Unsplash)
(File photo)

UPDATE: Motor vehicle incident reported near McDonald Summit on Highway 24

Emergency crews were called to the scene after a truck and its sole occupant went off the road.

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Over 100 properties are under an evacuation order due to the Young Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)

More evacuation orders due to Young Lake wildfire

There are 103 properties under the order, released July 21.

Over 100 properties are under an evacuation order due to the Young Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)
(BC Wildfire Service photo)

Evacuation Order issued for residences near Big Bar due to McKay wildfire

There are five properties under the order, released July 21.

(BC Wildfire Service photo)
More properties are under evacuation order from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre in Kamloops due to the Sparks Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)

More evacuation orders from TNRD due to Sparks Lake wildfire

Properties in the Bonparte Provincial Park area are under an order to evacuate

More properties are under evacuation order from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre in Kamloops due to the Sparks Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)
Seven properties in TNRD areas "E" and "J" are under an evacuation order. (Submitted photo)

More evacuation orders for Sparks Lake wildfire near Kamloops

TNRD properties in Electoral Areas “E” (Bonaparte Plateau) and “J” (Copper Desert Country) to evacuate

Seven properties in TNRD areas "E" and "J" are under an evacuation order. (Submitted photo)
Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)

Mike Wiegele, Blue River heli-skiing industry legend, dies at age 82

“He had an unparalleled passion for skiing (and) was a fearless entrepreneur.”

Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)
A helicopter was seen flying over the Clearwater River with a bucket July 14, the skies very smoky. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)

Call a state of emergency over wildfires, Clearwater officials urge B.C. government

Clearwater Mayor Merlin Blackwell is calling on the B.C. government to declare…

A helicopter was seen flying over the Clearwater River with a bucket July 14, the skies very smoky. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)
Another evacuation order has been issued due to the Sparks Lake wildfire. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation order issued for areas near Young Lake

The order is for properties in Electoral Areas ‘J’, ‘E’ and ‘O’.

Another evacuation order has been issued due to the Sparks Lake wildfire. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
The evacuation alert currently in effect for properties in TNRD Electoral Area 'E'. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation alert issued for properties due to Flat Lake wildfire

The alert is for properties in TNRD Electoral Area “E”

The evacuation alert currently in effect for properties in TNRD Electoral Area 'E'. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
An evacuation alert has been issued in Electoral Areas ‘I’ and ‘J’ (Submitted photo)

Evacuation alert issued for properties near Barnes Lake

Properties in Electoral Areas ‘I’ and ‘J’ are on evacuation alert.

An evacuation alert has been issued in Electoral Areas ‘I’ and ‘J’ (Submitted photo)
The evacation alert currently in effect for TNRD Electoral Area ‘E’. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation Alert issued for Bonaparte Plateau area

The alert is in response to a wildfire burning in the Clinton Look Lake FSR area.

The evacation alert currently in effect for TNRD Electoral Area ‘E’. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
The evacation alert currently in effect for TNRD Electoral Area ‘E’. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation Alert issued for Bonaparte Plateau area

The alert is in response to a wildfire burning in the Clinton Loon Lake FSR area.

The evacation alert currently in effect for TNRD Electoral Area ‘E’. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
An evacuation order has been issued for 17 properties near the Gladwin Mobile Home Park (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation order issued for TNRD Electoral Area “I” north of Lytton

The order is for properties in the area of Gladwin Mobile Home Park/Jade Springs

An evacuation order has been issued for 17 properties near the Gladwin Mobile Home Park (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
An evacuation order for areas north of Lytton will not be downgraded, despite an earlier notice from the TNRD. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation order will not be downgraded for residences in electoral area ‘I’

Over 50 properties have been issued an evacuation order by the TNRD.

An evacuation order for areas north of Lytton will not be downgraded, despite an earlier notice from the TNRD. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
An evacuation alert has been issued by the TNRD for 50 properties in Electoral Area "I" due to a wildfire in the Barnes Lake area. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)

Evacuation alert issued by TNRD for Area ‘I’

The alert is due to a wildfire near Barnes Lake.

An evacuation alert has been issued by the TNRD for 50 properties in Electoral Area "I" due to a wildfire in the Barnes Lake area. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

Evacuation order issued for residences in electoral area ‘J’

Over 110 properties have been issued an evacuation order by the TNRD.

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)
Trapp Lake wildfire.
Trapp Lake wildfire.