Thompson Nicola Regional District

New Thompson-Nicola Film Commissioner Terri Hadwin. (Photo credit: LinkedIn)

New TNRD film commissioner hitting the road to showcase the region

Terri Hadwin has extensive experience in the TNRD and its arts scene

 

Oxeye daisies look pretty, but they are an invasive species throughout the TNRD. (Photo credit: Pixabay/Wikimedia images)

Clinton and Clearwater among five communities joining invasive plant program

Residents now have free access to resources, including consultation and removal of invasive plants

 

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Director wants her area to pull out of TNRD library service

Sally Watson says areas like 70 Mile are short-changed by service

 

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TNRD hits pause on vaccine policy

CAO said the decision comes as a result of changes to the status of the pandemic

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The TNRD has issued an evacuation order for 37 properties along Highway 8 east of Spences Bridge. (Photo credit: TNRD)

Evacuation order issued for 37 properties along Highway 8 east of Spences Bridge

Floodwaters threaten several properties and have severely damaged infrastructure along highway

The TNRD has issued an evacuation order for 37 properties along Highway 8 east of Spences Bridge. (Photo credit: TNRD)
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Access to Merritt prohibited, care homes evacuated as flooding continues

Interior Health has closed the Nicola Valley Hospital

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Retardant being sprayed in area of Tremont Creek wildfire near Ashcroft, July 2021. Photo credit: BCWS

TNRD spends more than $5.2 million on wildfires

Regional district’s Emergency Operations Centre was open for 9,600 hours during the wildfires

Retardant being sprayed in area of Tremont Creek wildfire near Ashcroft, July 2021. Photo credit: BCWS
The White Rock Lake wildfire makes its way down to Westside Road near Vernon on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. (Contributed)

Did resources sit idle? BC Wildfire Service, province questioned about wildfire response

TNRD informed one goal is to have more communities do FireSmart prevention work

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The White Rock Lake wildfire makes its way down to Westside Road near Vernon on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. (Contributed)
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TNRD considers vaccine mandate for staff, volunteers

Directors question whether they would also be included in the proposed mandate

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A plan showing proposed additions at Horsting’s Farm Market near Cache Creek, including a miniature passenger railway line that will circle the property. (Photo credit: TNRD)

Miniature railway, other attractions proposed for Horsting’s Farm Market near Cache Creek

Owners would like to see a mini passenger train, ziplines, mini-golf, pipe coaster, and more at site

A plan showing proposed additions at Horsting’s Farm Market near Cache Creek, including a miniature passenger railway line that will circle the property. (Photo credit: TNRD)
Approximate area where the body was found according to a witness. (Google)

RCMP major crime unit investigating suspicious death near Merritt

A body was discovered Tuesday morning off Highway 5A

Approximate area where the body was found according to a witness. (Google)
Photo of a Successful planned ignition occurred on the Young Lake wildfire on July 29, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Update: Young Lake fire under control: BC Wildfire

Seven of nine fires burning near 100 Mile House consider under control

Photo of a Successful planned ignition occurred on the Young Lake wildfire on July 29, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
Smoke from a controlled burn in a portion of the Lytton Creek fire east of Spences Bridge on Aug. 3. (Photo credit: Dwayne Rourke)

VIDEO: After helping hundreds fleeing wildfires, Merritt faces evacuations of its own

United Way helps with Nicola Valley Food Bank in Merritt

Smoke from a controlled burn in a portion of the Lytton Creek fire east of Spences Bridge on Aug. 3. (Photo credit: Dwayne Rourke)
Smoky skies over 100 Mile House Thursday, July 15. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

BC Wildfire urges public to get information from official sources

District of 100 Mile House not on evacuation order at this time

Smoky skies over 100 Mile House Thursday, July 15. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Photo of a successful planned ignition occurred on the Young Lake wildfire on July 29, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Evacuation order rescinded for 45 properties near Young Lake wildfire

TNRD downgrades order to an alert, while 13 properties still not allowed to return home

Photo of a successful planned ignition occurred on the Young Lake wildfire on July 29, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
125 properties are now under evacuation order due to the Flat Lake fire.

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for Bonaparte Plateau area

TNRD order impacts 125 properties west of 70 Mile

125 properties are now under evacuation order due to the Flat Lake fire.
Firefighters battle the Flat Lake wildfire. (Warren Lowe photo - submitted).

‘Moderate’ fire activity for Flat Lake Friday

Latest community bulletin from BC Wildfire Service includes Flat Lake, Canim Lake

Firefighters battle the Flat Lake wildfire. (Warren Lowe photo - submitted).
The Thompson-Nicola Regional District has opened a resiliency centre for wildfire evacuees at Northills Mall in Kamloops. (Photo credit: TNRD)

Resiliency centre for all B.C. wildfire evacuees now open in Kamloops

Centre is open seven days a week and provides a variety of support services

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District has opened a resiliency centre for wildfire evacuees at Northills Mall in Kamloops. (Photo credit: TNRD)
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TNRD votes to eliminate overdue fines at all area libraries

Move will increase library usage and remove barriers while having little financial impact

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TNRD to examine excessive spending by former CAO

Recommendation will go to the TNRD board on March 1.

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