Cariboo Regional District

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

CRD considers Lucky RV camp rezoning

Owners of Interlakes property seek to rezone and subdivide the 116-acre parcel

 

Bears are being spotted around the Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cariboo residents urged to pick fruit to deter bears

WildSafeBC is reminding Cariboo residents to strip their fruit trees in order…

 

The McLeese Lake Volunteer Fire Department is one of 10 independent fire departments within the Cariboo Regional District. (Photo submitted)

UBCM delegates endorse CRD’s resolution about funding of independent fire departments

‘This has been a tough discussion around the board table constantly’: CRD chair Margo Wagner

 

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Solid waste focus of upcoming NCLGA forum in October

Area G director Al Richmond will share information from Cariboo Regional District

Cariboo Regional District. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
BC Wildfire Service responds to a wildfire in the South Cariboo. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Area restrictions rescinded for Succour Lake and Flat Lake wildfires

Public reminded to be cautious in areas as wildfire remains active

BC Wildfire Service responds to a wildfire in the South Cariboo. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District board, regional hospital and committee of the whole meetings for September will be held at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Regional District to meet at Gibraltar Room Williams Lake in September

The meetings will not be livestreamed, but will be open to the public

Cariboo Regional District board, regional hospital and committee of the whole meetings for September will be held at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

Interlakes subdivision proposed

CRD will consider application to rezone a nearly 500-acre Interlakes property

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
B.C. Wildfire used controlled ignitions to fight the Flat Lake Wildfire that created a large plume of smoke visible from Exeter Road in early August. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Flat Lake wildfire to be removed as ‘fire of note’

The designation is expected to be effective Tuesday, Aug. 31.

B.C. Wildfire used controlled ignitions to fight the Flat Lake Wildfire that created a large plume of smoke visible from Exeter Road in early August. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile Hospital. (File photo)

Hospital board questions Interior Health’ ‘proactive evacuations’

Fischer Place and Mill Site Lodge evacuated despite no alert or order in place

100 Mile Hospital. (File photo)
Rob Diether and Barbara Perrey were at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market to raise awareness for the Cariboo Regional District’s Resiliency Centre to provide support and services to those affected by wildfires this season. The CRD has had to scale back in-person visits after the province re-instituted COVID-19 protocols on Aug. 21. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wildfires take toll across region

More people are struggling with the double whammy of wildfires and pandemic

Rob Diether and Barbara Perrey were at the South Cariboo Farmers’ Market to raise awareness for the Cariboo Regional District’s Resiliency Centre to provide support and services to those affected by wildfires this season. The CRD has had to scale back in-person visits after the province re-instituted COVID-19 protocols on Aug. 21. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Flat Lake Area Restriction Order.

Restriction orders in place for Succour Lake and Flat Lake wildfire zones

Orders will be in place until Sept. 30 for public safety

The Flat Lake Area Restriction Order.
Interior Health is planning to repatriate care home residents who were evacuated from seven communities, including 100 Mile House. (File photo).

Interior Health starts ‘repatriation’ of long-term care residents

Some 826 people were relocated from seven communities

Interior Health is planning to repatriate care home residents who were evacuated from seven communities, including 100 Mile House. (File photo).
The planned ignition that took place at the northeast corner of Dog Creek Road and 1100 Road. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Seven of nine wildfires in South Cariboo ‘under control’

BC Wildfire Service says only two fires - Succour Lake and Flat Lake - remain out of control

The planned ignition that took place at the northeast corner of Dog Creek Road and 1100 Road. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
Controlled burns taking place at the Flat Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire photo)

BC Wildfire planning more ignitions for Flat Lake fire

Cooler temperatures expected through the weekend

Controlled burns taking place at the Flat Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire photo)
Controlled burns taking place at the Flat Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire photo)

Update: Decreased activity on Flat Lake fire due to cooler temps

Efforts continue to re-establish, secure control lines in the area

Controlled burns taking place at the Flat Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire photo)
100 Mile District General Hospital remains open. (File photo)

Long-term care residents ‘proactively’ relocated from 100 Mile House

Interior Health said 100 Mile District General Hospital remains open

100 Mile District General Hospital remains open. (File photo)
The Moose Valley Area #2 Evac order issued by the CRD Saturday evening. (Photo submitted)

CRD expands Moose Valley evacuation order

Evacuees are advised to travel to the Emergency Support Centre at the 100 Mile Community Hall

The Moose Valley Area #2 Evac order issued by the CRD Saturday evening. (Photo submitted)
Smoke spotted north of Canim Lake Friday, Aug. 13. (Martina Dopf photo).

Heavy equipment re-establishing containment lines near Succour Lane

Fire breached guards on east and west side of the lake.

Smoke spotted north of Canim Lake Friday, Aug. 13. (Martina Dopf photo).
An evacuation alert was issued for the Moose Valley area on Friday, Aug. 13. (Cariboo Regional District).

Update: Evacuation order issued for Moose Valley due to potential windshift

Thirteen parcels affected in latest order from Cariboo Regional District

An evacuation alert was issued for the Moose Valley area on Friday, Aug. 13. (Cariboo Regional District).
BC Human Rights Tribunal (The Canadian Press)

Spruce Hill Resort discriminated against woman with cancer: BC Human Rights Tribunal

BC Human Rights Tribunal orders 108 Mile resort to pay more than $16,000 in compensation

BC Human Rights Tribunal (The Canadian Press)