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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

VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts
VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts
Volunteers help setup an evacuation centre in Cloverdale on Sunday. (Lance Peverly/Peace Arch News)

VIDEO: Emergency reception centres open across B.C.

Wildfire evacuees will receive lodging and food at the centres

Volunteers help setup an evacuation centre in Cloverdale on Sunday. (Lance Peverly/Peace Arch News)
The Beacher Ranch at the corner of Highway 20 and Farwell Canyon last night. Raylene and Bryan Poffenroth’s home has been refuge for Riske Creek neighbours who have been fighting to save their homes since July 7. Crews were pulled off the fires again yesterday leaving Riske Creek residents hoping the fire won’t jump the guards they have made. (Bailey Fuller photo)

Wildfires displace more than 37,000 evacuees

B.C. has spent over $80 million on wildfires already

The Beacher Ranch at the corner of Highway 20 and Farwell Canyon last night. Raylene and Bryan Poffenroth’s home has been refuge for Riske Creek neighbours who have been fighting to save their homes since July 7. Crews were pulled off the fires again yesterday leaving Riske Creek residents hoping the fire won’t jump the guards they have made. (Bailey Fuller photo)
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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
Travellers had to drive through a forest fire at Riske Creek Saturday to get back to Williams Lake, which was also surrounded by wildfires. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune)
Travellers had to drive through a forest fire at Riske Creek Saturday to get back to Williams Lake, which was also surrounded by wildfires. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb (Black Press)

Williams Lake evacuation went well, mayor says

Highway 97 north reopening helped clear the city

Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb (Black Press)
(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)
Swarmed by media, Kenneth Jacob Fenton (left) and his lawyers Chris Massey and Dale Marshall enter Western Communities Court for sentencing Friday. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Fenton gets four years for crash that killed cop

Kenneth Jacob Fenton was drunk when he crashed into and killed an RCMP officer, Const. Sarah Beckett.

Swarmed by media, Kenneth Jacob Fenton (left) and his lawyers Chris Massey and Dale Marshall enter Western Communities Court for sentencing Friday. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
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)