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MMA fighter visits Terrace

Kids in the Terrace area had a chance to hang out with an MMA fighter who has a story to tell. Chris Bukwas Anderson is an MMA fighter from Comox Valley. Anderson is currently 6-0 in his pro fighting career trying to reach the UFC. Anderson visits these small communities in B.C to donate equipment and motivate kids, he says ... Read More »

Cariboo Fire Centre staff “sleeping in their offices”

Over the weekend an evacuation order was issued for Williams Lake. Currently, officials are seeing some growth surrounding the White Lake fire, but air support and heavy equipment is on scene. The winds are expected to blow south, pushing the fire onto itself and away from Williams Lake. Kevin Skrepnec is the Chief Fire Information Officer, he says the number ... Read More »

CRD issues Evacuation Order for Big Creek East to Fraser River

The Cariboo Regional District has issued an Evacuation Order for residents of Big Creek east to the Fraser River. Officials made the order at 1:30 Saturday due to immediate danger to life and safety related to wildfire activity. The area affected by the order includes:   From McDermott Creek east to the Fraser River, North to the existing Alexis Creek ... Read More »

Smithers crash injures two

Smithers RCMP were called out to a single vehicle crash along Highway 16 Sunday. Mounties learned that a pickup truck hit the ditch in the 9900 block of the highway  at about 2pm. Paramedics were treating two people when police arrive at the scene. Both were taking to hospital with what police consider minor injuries. Mounties say both were buckled ... Read More »

5 new wildfires break out in northwest BC

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to five new wildfires about 32 kilometres northeast of Granisle and 125 kilometres northwest of Fort St. James. Four of these wildfires cover less than one hectare each and all of them are suspected to be caused by lightning. The largest of the five wildfires covers about 100 hectares and does not pose a ... Read More »

$100M to help those affected by wildfires

The Province declared a state of emergency on Friday July, 7th 2017 to allow B.C. to bring in additional resources when and as needed. The government of British Columbia announced today $100-million fund that will provide assistance to those affected by the wildfires raging throughout the central interior of the province. Premier Christy Clark announced Sunday in a press release ... Read More »

Tsilhqot’in residents returning to their homes after evacuation order

  Wildfires continue to burn out of control across the province. According to BC Wildfire’s Facebook page this is the busiest wildfire incident in recent history with 138 new wildfires starting yesterday alone. Lightening, high temperatures and strong winds are the contributing factors to the increase in fire activity. Chief Joe Alphonse of the Tsilhqot’in First Nation says people in ... Read More »

Evacuation near 100 Mile House

  The Cariboo Regional District is in the process of extending the Evacuation Order to include the west side of Lac la Hache. The Cariboo Region District has put out an evacuation Order as a wildfire 1200 hectares in size is active just west of 100 Mile House. All properties in the 108 Mile and 105 Mile areas west of ... Read More »

Quesnel RCMP arrest Legion break-in suspect

RCMP say a 46-year-old man has an August court date after a break-in at the Royal Canadian Legion Thursday. Mounties say someone broke into the Legion shortly after 5:30 Thursday morning. Police say they identified a suspect early on in the investigation and arrested the local man later that afternoon. RCMP are thanking the public for their assistance in the ... Read More »

Man missing after a fall into the Quesnel River

A 32 year-old man is missing after he fell into a northern B.C. river over the weekend. RCMP say Terrance Paul Junior was walking with friends along the train bridge above the Quesnel River shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday. Police say Paul fell from the bridge and ended up in the water where the Quesnel and Fraser Rivers meet. Two ... Read More »

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