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2014/08/21 17:08
2014/08/21 17:08
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The south entrance to the old Slocan highway tunnel — featured in Friday’s Star on a list of abandoned tunnels — has collapsed. It’s not clear when the incident happened. It may have been several...
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2014/08/21 17:08
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2014/08/21 14:34
2014/08/21 14:34
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Vernon Fire-Rescue Services would like to remind Greater Vernon residents and visitors that the provincial fire ban is still in effect, including prohibitions on all campfires and open burning, and...
2014/08/20 10:07
2014/08/20 10:07
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A Northern spotted owl in the Mackenzie River Basin in Oregon. Less than 20 known spotted owls still live in BC's wild. Credit: John and Karen Hollingsworth/USFWS, Creative Commons licensed. A new...
2014/08/19 22:23
2014/08/19 22:23
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New mobile radio channels for forestry workers and other resource road users will take effect beginning Aug. 23 on Vancouver Island and parts of the South Coast. Campbell River, South Island and...
2014/08/19 13:10
2014/08/19 13:10
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About a year ago, I applied for a reporter position at the Nanaimo News Bulletin and I remember doing research. Google yielded phrases that included the words ‘Colliery’ and ‘dams.’ The topic of...
2014/08/14 19:29
2014/08/14 19:29
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Jane Morden and the Watershed Forest Alliance (WFA) have been fighting against logging at McLaughlin Ridge for close to half a decade now, but with city council’s unanimous decision on Monday night to...
2014/08/14 19:24
2014/08/14 19:24
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SQUAMISH, B.C.—Camping has been banned along a stretch of the Squamish River in southern B.C. now that several bears are treating the area like a five-star hotel. The Anderson Beach Recreational...
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2014/08/12 20:43
2014/08/12 20:43
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Logging company Stella Jones is amending its Forest Stewardship Plan to include an area of Frisby Ridge that holds a part of two recreational trails. The proposal, which has been advertised in the...
2014/08/12 01:00
2014/08/12 01:00
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Mary Polak on the day she was sworn in as environment minister, with Premier Christy Clark. Transparency advocates FIPA claims Polak’s ministry was required by law to inform public it knew of...
2014/08/11 23:07
2014/08/11 23:07
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SQUAMISH, B.C. - Camping has been banned along a stretch of the Squamish River in southern B.C. now that several bears are treating the area like a five-star hotel. The Anderson Beach Recreational...
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2014/08/11 23:00
2014/08/11 23:00
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Swift reaction to tendrils of smoke rising into the air above Peachland ensured that a wildfire growing on tinter dry land was all but snuffed out with little damage to nearby community. The Drought...
2014/08/11 21:10
2014/08/11 21:10
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A provincial bulletin issued Friday urges reduced water consumption on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The region is experiencing level three drought conditions, which calls for voluntary water...
2014/08/08 16:56
2014/08/08 16:56
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The Southeast Fire Centre responded to 84 lighting-caused fires in the past week, while the Wildfire Management Branch is dealing with two wildfires, one of which has warranted an evacuation alert for...
2014/08/08 05:05
2014/08/08 05:05
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WA firefighters have been sent to British Columbia, where wildfires are a constant problem. Photo: Andy Clark Five WA firefighters will board a plane bound for Canada's British Columbia on Sunday as...
2014/08/06 04:19
2014/08/06 04:19
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Just minutes after cleaning himself up from responding to a spontaneous combustion fire at Slegg Lumbern on Tuesday afternoon, Langford Fire Inspector Chris Aubrey's phone buzzed, followed quickly by...
2014/08/06 02:18
2014/08/06 02:18
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BY MARTHA WICKETT & BARB BROUWER It was a busy August long weekend, one that saw Salmon Arm RCMP hopping, but allowed forest-fire crews something of a reprieve. Among police calls were two...
2014/08/04 21:56
2014/08/04 21:56
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The warm and dry weather this summer has resulted in a campfire ban across the Southeast Fire Centre. The ban, which goes into effect Tuesday, August 5, will prohibit the following activities:...
2014/07/30 23:38
2014/07/30 23:38
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Firefighters are hunkering down and awaiting the fallout from a potentially problematic weather system rolling through in the next two days. "There is going to be dry lightening in the Okanagan today...
2014/07/26 01:39
2014/07/26 01:39
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Few people know better than Lori Daniels that the pillars of dark smoke rising over the forests of British Columbia this summer are going to increase in both frequency and intensity in the...
2014/07/24 21:10
2014/07/24 21:10
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Cool, wet weather has prompted the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to lift the ban on campfires for the weekend. The ban has been lifted on campfires and open fires in...
2014/08/21 17:08
2014/08/21 17:08
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