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(Kevin Macdonald/Black Press)

VIDEO: Evacuees fear it could be weeks before they return home

Now very much a waiting game for those displaced in Kamloops, Prince George and the Lower Mainland

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and Premier-designate John Horgan (Black Press)

NDP-Green office ‘misuse of public funds,’ B.C. Liberals say

NDP say they will comply with Comptroller-General’s decision

Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)
Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)
VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts
VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts
150 Mile resident Norma Sure and dog, Nylah, are some of the many evacuees in Prince George. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press)

Finding the silver lining in an evacuation

The recent evacuations from 150 Mile House, have connected Norma Sure to her daughter and nephew

150 Mile resident Norma Sure and dog, Nylah, are some of the many evacuees in Prince George. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press)
Wildfire evacuees asked not to renew ESS early

Wildfire evacuees asked not to renew ESS early

Emergency social services are busy registering Williams Lake evacuees

Wildfire evacuees asked not to renew ESS early
(Kevin MacDonald photo)

VIDEO: Wildfire evacuees flee Williams Lake

Hwy. 24 was packed as evacuees drove to Little Fort and Kamloops

(Kevin MacDonald photo)
Evacuees lined up outside the Sandman Centre in Kamloops. Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye photo.

Evacuee benefits extended to July 20

Including accommodation, food and clothing vouchers.

  • Jul 16, 2017
Evacuees lined up outside the Sandman Centre in Kamloops. Kimberly Vance-Lundsbye photo.
Chilliwack prepares to take in wildfire evacuees. (Jess Peters/Chilliwack Progress)

Lower Mainland prepares for 13,000 wildfire evacuees

Surrey and Chilliwack have already begun preparations

Chilliwack prepares to take in wildfire evacuees. (Jess Peters/Chilliwack Progress)
BREAKING: Williams Lake is under evacuation

BREAKING: Williams Lake is under evacuation

Cariboo Regional District has issued the order due to strong winds creating violent fire activity.

BREAKING: Williams Lake is under evacuation
Chief Joe Alphonse working on the logistics of running a band office within an evacuated area.

VIDEO: Anaham residents find strength in fighting fires

Members rally to help themselves and the broader Chilcotin community

Chief Joe Alphonse working on the logistics of running a band office within an evacuated area.
A Supreme Court of B.C. judge in Prince Rupert deemed a homeless man a vexatious litigant in April after claiming he owns all the land in the province.

Self-proclaimed Christ named vexatious litigant in B.C.

City of Prince Rupert dishes out $46K to fight frivolous lawsuits; Gitanmaax also has legal history.

A Supreme Court of B.C. judge in Prince Rupert deemed a homeless man a vexatious litigant in April after claiming he owns all the land in the province.
The Gustafsen smoke plume as seen on the first day of the fire. (Pauline Weigelt photo.)

Looters at B.C. wildfires typical in disasters: expert

The RCMP said they have arrested a half-dozen people accused of exploiting the evacuations

The Gustafsen smoke plume as seen on the first day of the fire. (Pauline Weigelt photo.)
Jeremy and Darcie Welch cradle their seven-month-old son Riley at a friend’s home in Langley (KATYA SLEPIAN/BLACK PRESS)

VIDEO: Young parents’ dream turns to nightmare in wildfire

Maple Ridge family flees to Langley to escape 100 Mile House wildfire

Jeremy and Darcie Welch cradle their seven-month-old son Riley at a friend’s home in Langley (KATYA SLEPIAN/BLACK PRESS)
A Canadian Armed Forces Flight Engineer surveys the wildfires burning in British Columbia during a reconnaissance flight from a CH-147 Chinook during Operation LENTUS 17-04 in Kamloops British Columbia, on 12 July 2017. (Province of British Columbia)

B.C. wildfire crews prepare for windy weekend

Environment Canada is forecasting a cold front Saturday afternoon

A Canadian Armed Forces Flight Engineer surveys the wildfires burning in British Columbia during a reconnaissance flight from a CH-147 Chinook during Operation LENTUS 17-04 in Kamloops British Columbia, on 12 July 2017. (Province of British Columbia)
This year, the U.S. has imposed an additional 6.76 per cent duty on Canada’s smaller lumber companies. (Ezra Black/The Free Press)

Lumber prices see ‘big jump’ after wildfires in B.C.

As early as Sunday, several companies temporarily closed some of their mills as evacuation orders

This year, the U.S. has imposed an additional 6.76 per cent duty on Canada’s smaller lumber companies. (Ezra Black/The Free Press)

Invermere one step closer to making a makerspace

CBT funding helps makerspace get closer to reality

Wildfire smoke clearing in B.C.: CDC

Wildfire smoke clearing in B.C.: CDC

Tuesday saw unheard of levels of smoke

Wildfire smoke clearing in B.C.: CDC