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Verdun Mountain and Nadina Lake fires 100 per cent contained

Area restriction orders in effect for several fires

  • Sep 17th, 2018

Vigil for Jessica Patrick

VIDEOS: Hundreds honour a young mother who lost her life. Jessica Patrick was 18.

B.C. parents leery of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

Provincial registration uptake among lowest in Canada

Evacuation alert, order rescinded for Tweedsmuir Complex fires

Some sections of the fires are receiving snow

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Four candidates hope to become Burns Lake’s next mayor

Five candidates competing for the village’s four councillor spots

  • Sep 14th, 2018
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Red Cross distributing cleanup kits south of Burns Lake

The kits are being distributed at the Grassy Plains Hall

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Evacuation orders rescinded entirely south of Burns Lake

Evacuation alerts remain in effect

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Early season cold snap beginning today in Burns Lake: Environment Canada

Temperatures could drop 10 C below normal over the next few days

Burns Lake RCMP have hands full with wildfire situation

Detachment had to call in outside resources to assist

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Burns Lake councillor defends residents who ignored evacuation orders

“They are not hindering wildfire efforts”

  • Sep 12th, 2018

BC Hydro crews busy with power restoration work south of Burns Lake

Power is expected to be restored by the end of the week

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Cheslatta Carrier Nation proposes mill to process burned wood south of Burns Lake

The nation is currently in talks with the provincial government

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Nadina Lake and Verdun Mountain fires 40 per cent contained

Island Lake Fire not expected to grow further

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Open burning prohibitions rescinded in northwest B.C.

Category two and category three open burning now allowed

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Evacuation order for Island Lake Fire rescinded

An area restriction order remains in place

  • Sep 12th, 2018