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2014/07/22 22:38
2014/07/22 22:38
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Crews continuing to battle back the Smith Creek wildfire are waiting to see how Mother Nature will intervene. Environment Canada has forecast a potential rainfall of 25 to 50 mm with thunderstorms...
2014/07/22 22:38
2014/07/22 22:38
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2014/07/22 21:55
2014/07/22 21:55
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A controversial bid to test drill on Coquitlam's Burke Mountain for a future rock quarry was withdrawn earlier this month. On Monday, a provincial government spokesperson said Langley resident John...
2014/07/22 20:23
2014/07/22 20:23
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The Ripple Rock Trail, with about 6,500 users per year, has a new bridge and new trail surface. The work was completed and the trail re-opened last month. The section of the trail crossing Menzies...
2014/07/22 20:23
2014/07/22 20:23
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The Nanwakolas Council and the Coast Forest Products Association have signed a landmark memorandum of understanding (MOU) today in a move that will further strengthen their longstanding collaborative...
2014/07/22 18:53
2014/07/22 18:53
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Crews battling back the Smith Creek fire are working today to establish 50 feet of wet line around the entire fire perimeter, which remains 260 hectares in size and is 60 per cent...
2014/07/22 07:19
2014/07/22 07:19
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Silt, sea levels raising river stakeholder anxieties Fraser flood fears drive business push for Fraser dredging and repair infrastructure funds Harold Steves, a farmer and Richmond city councillor:...
2014/07/21 20:48
2014/07/21 20:48
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Campfires are now prohibited in all Central Okanagan municipalities. The ban took effect last Wednesday and coincided with similar action announced by the Ministry of Forests across the Kamloops Fire...
2014/07/18 15:18
2014/07/18 15:18
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It’s a mystery. The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Resource Operations was called to a fire that destroyed a boat and trailer near Chum Lake, east of Chase on the Turtle Valley Road to Chase...
2014/07/18 01:07
2014/07/18 01:07
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WEST KELOWNA, B.C. - About 1,500 residents have been evacuated from the West Kelowna, B.C., neighbourhood of Smith Creek because of a wildfire burning nearby. Carla Weaden, a spokeswoman for Central...
2014/07/18 00:19
2014/07/18 00:19
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Nearly three years after part of the KVR Trail through Kaleden was blocked off by its new owners, the B.C. government has offered up a section of Skaha Lake waterfront in return for a permanent...
2014/07/17 19:18
2014/07/17 19:18
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Luck, along with hard work, has been a factor in quelling three recent Tappen-Sunnybrae fires. A hog (sawdust) pile beside Lakeside Timber mill spontaneously combusted last Wednesday afternoon and...
2014/07/16 19:24
2014/07/16 19:24
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Effective at noon on July 17, 2014, all open burning (including campfires, Category 2 open fires and Category 3 open fires) will be prohibited in all areas of the Coastal Fire Centre except the “fog...
2014/07/16 19:24
2014/07/16 19:24
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Two youth from the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program will give a nature tour through Wildwood Marsh and Forest, Sunday, July 20 at noon. This is a YER, Phase II project funded by BC Ministry of...
2014/07/16 18:07
2014/07/16 18:07
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A second proposal for major development in Thornhill has surfaced, this one detailing opportunities for a shopping mall or large box store complex amongst residential and community...
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2014/07/16 15:18
2014/07/16 15:18
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The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has put the lid on campfires throughout the entire Kamloops Fire Centre effective noon today. This includes the Salmon Arm Fire Zone...
2014/07/16 08:34
2014/07/16 08:34
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A summer tradition has been extinguished. Extremely dry and hot conditions have forced the provincial government and all municipalities and electoral areas to ban campfires. “It’s an issue of public...
2014/07/15 23:56
2014/07/15 23:56
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An endangered western painted turtle that was found last week in Mundy Park with a fishing hook embedded in its mouth is healing under the care of the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC and has an...
2014/07/15 23:22
2014/07/15 23:22
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The Williams Lake Airport’s land base has increased by 25 hectares thanks to a Crown grant from the province. At the airport Friday, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Coralee...
2014/07/15 22:52
2014/07/15 22:52
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Extremely dry and hot conditions have forced the provincial government and all municipalities and electoral areas to ban campfires. “It’s an issue of public safety and that’s our first priority,”...
2014/07/15 17:25
2014/07/15 17:25
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Record Staff A proposal to add 30 oyster rafts in Baynes Sound met with mixed reaction among 18 attendees at a recent public hearing at the regional district board room. Oyster farmer Shao Ping Kang...
2014/07/22 22:38
2014/07/22 22:38
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