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Women’s Centre urges serial killer be sent back to maximum security prison

Women’s Centre urges serial killer be sent back to maximum security prison

MP Todd Doherty and families of the victims are demanding a review of Legebokoff’s transfer to a medium security prison

Women’s Centre urges serial killer be sent back to maximum security prison
The Lejac fire is 70 per cent contained and the evacuation alert has been rescinded in its entirety. (BC Wildfire photo)

Tuesday Update: Evacuation alert lifted for the Lejac fire

Higher relative humidity and precipitation were factors in lifting the evacuation alert, says fire information officer

The Lejac fire is 70 per cent contained and the evacuation alert has been rescinded in its entirety. (BC Wildfire photo)
The Lejac fire east of Fraser Lake was 70 per cent contained and 70 per cent guarded as of May 14, according to the BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Lejac fire 70% contained

Forecasted rain for May 14 would help firefighters, said RDBN chair Gerry Thiessen.

The Lejac fire east of Fraser Lake was 70 per cent contained and 70 per cent guarded as of May 14, according to the BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
The Lejac fire is now being categorized as ‘being held’, said fire information officer Molly Blower. (BC Wildfire photo)

UPDATE: Fire in Lejac is 50% contained

RDBN is requesting people to be cautious with campfires during the May long weekend

The Lejac fire is now being categorized as ‘being held’, said fire information officer Molly Blower. (BC Wildfire photo)
The Lejac fire is now being categorized as ‘being held’, said fire information officer Molly Blower. (BC Wildfire photo)

UPDATE: The Lejac fire now categorized as ‘being held’

Residents should be cautious during May long weekend, RDBN says

The Lejac fire is now being categorized as ‘being held’, said fire information officer Molly Blower. (BC Wildfire photo)
The Lejac fire is now being categorized as ‘being held’, said fire information officer Molly Blower. (BC Wildfire photo)

UPDATE: The Lejac fire is now categorized as ‘being held’

RDBN is requesting people to be cautious during the May long weekend

The Lejac fire is now being categorized as ‘being held’, said fire information officer Molly Blower. (BC Wildfire photo)
Shown is the Shovel Lake Fire that burned approximately six km north of Fraser Lake last year. (BC Wildfire photo)

Evacuation plans being made as wildfire rages near Fraser Lake

The fire has grown 100 hectares in size

Shown is the Shovel Lake Fire that burned approximately six km north of Fraser Lake last year. (BC Wildfire photo)
Update: Active wildfire raging in Lejac near Fraser Lake not contained yet

Update: Active wildfire raging in Lejac near Fraser Lake not contained yet

The fire has grown to 260 hectares in size as of Sunday morning

Update: Active wildfire raging in Lejac near Fraser Lake not contained yet
Canfor temporarily shutting down lumber mills across B.C.

Canfor temporarily shutting down lumber mills across B.C.

Low lumber prices and the high cost of fibre are the cause of curtailment, according to the company

Canfor temporarily shutting down lumber mills across B.C.
Once developed, the Blackwater Project is expected to produce more gold than all other New Gold operations combined. The mine expects to hire from 1000 to 1500 people during construction and 500 full-time workers to operate the mine.(Submitted image)

Blackwater Gold Project receives a thumbs up from the Environmental Assessment Agency

The $1.8 billion project will provide approximately 2,000 jobs

Once developed, the Blackwater Project is expected to produce more gold than all other New Gold operations combined. The mine expects to hire from 1000 to 1500 people during construction and 500 full-time workers to operate the mine.(Submitted image)
Search and rescue crews called in to find missing Fort St. James man

Search and rescue crews called in to find missing Fort St. James man

Police are no longer searching for Sutherland. Original story — April 12,…

Search and rescue crews called in to find missing Fort St. James man
Firefighters on the Shovel Lake Fire help secure the containment line on Sept. 02, 2018. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Regulations need to change for logging debris on-site, says BC Forest Practices Board

Chair of the board says current requirements from logging companies can be improved

Firefighters on the Shovel Lake Fire help secure the containment line on Sept. 02, 2018. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
Two more Coastal GasLink work camps coming to northern B.C

Two more Coastal GasLink work camps coming to northern B.C

Community Futures recommends cash flow planning for businesses

Two more Coastal GasLink work camps coming to northern B.C
Black Press File Photo.

More B.C. ambulance service needed in the North: Hospital chief of staff

Fort St. James physicians talk about the need for easier access to healthcare

Black Press File Photo.