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2015/07/30 17:18
2015/07/30 17:18
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Anglers will have to reel in their rods on the Middle Shuswap River. Following on the heels of a federal Fisheries and Oceans Canada ban on salmon fisheries, the province has suspended angling from...
2015/07/30 17:18
2015/07/30 17:18
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2015/07/28 21:24
2015/07/28 21:24
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The wildfire risk is extremely high throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, and enforcement agencies are taking a zero-tolerance approach to the situation, so some residents of Loon Lake are worried...
2015/07/28 19:26
2015/07/28 19:26
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Although last weekend's rain was a welcome relief from months of hot, dry weather, the region still needs more precipitation to soothe its parched forests, according to fire information officer Marg...
2015/07/23 15:40
2015/07/23 15:40
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Southern British Columbia has experienced unprecedented heat this spring and early summer. Most streams and rivers have very low water flows and above-average seasonal temperatures. The Ministry of...
2015/07/22 17:24
2015/07/22 17:24
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Crews worked to contain two fires that hit the South Okanagan Tuesday. Firefighters gained the upper hand on a 2.5-hectare fire burning near Naramata. Ministry of Forests crews and Naramata Fire...
2015/07/21 07:29
2015/07/21 07:29
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The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) has issued a new local state of emergency and evacuation order for Dog Mountain due to unstable slopes in areas affected by a wildfire. “The basis for...
2015/07/17 22:56
2015/07/17 22:56
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A major washout that had closed Glacier Creek Road has been repaired. Glacier Creek Road is east of Duncan Lake and leads to various trail heads such as Jumbo Pass and Monica Meadows. According to a...
2015/07/17 21:19
2015/07/17 21:19
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Multiple people were sent to hospital with minor injuries after a bus carrying youths from a church camp was hit by a Dodge truck 20 kilometres west of Osoyoos Thursday afternoon. Around 1:30 p.m....
2015/07/17 08:34
2015/07/17 08:34
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Despite cooler temperatures, the provincial government continues to urge fire safety. With 175 wildfires burning around B.C., down from just over 200 on Tuesday, the province continues to caution all...
2015/07/16 19:23
2015/07/16 19:23
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Major upgrades undertaken at Campbell River’s air tanker base two years ago are paying dividends as B.C. experiences its worst — and earliest — fire season in years. Two CL-415 “Super Scooper”...
2015/07/16 17:48
2015/07/16 17:48
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The announcement of a level 3 drought rating for several regions of the Southern Interior doesn't bode well for the future of rainbow trout in the region's rivers and streams. That's the reaction of...
2015/07/16 16:22
2015/07/16 16:22
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Arrow Lakes News A volunteer steering committee in Rosebery has prepared a trail management plan proposal regarding a 26 kilometre stretch of the rail trail from Rosebery to Summit Lake. The proposal...
2015/07/16 12:56
2015/07/16 12:56
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Johnson's Landing residents are still without a water system three years after the massive landslide that destroyed homes and lives. “We’ve lost friends, neighbours, land, forest, homes, a way of...
2015/07/16 01:10
2015/07/16 01:10
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A political decision to study the Colliery dams has put the City of Nanaimo at risk of breaching a provincial order. City council voted 5-4 to have a new committee study the Colliery dams and pursue...
2015/07/14 20:30
2015/07/14 20:30
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A wildfire in Coombs stirred a lot of fear and a large reaction from emergency services, but was quickly contained Friday evening. "Around 5 p.m. at the (Coombs Country Campground) lake we started to...
2015/07/14 04:39
2015/07/14 04:39
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Responding to dry conditions, the Government of B.C. has announced a Level 3 drought rating for the South Thompson, Nicola, Similkameen, Okanagan-Kettle and Skagit regions, and taken the additional...
2015/07/12 20:21
2015/07/12 20:21
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When a video showing losses in the Puntzi Lake fire was shared at a meeting at Tsi Del Del First Nation Saturday afternoon the silence was deafening, said Cariboo Regional District Chair Al...
2015/07/10 23:38
2015/07/10 23:38
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Responding to current dry conditions, the provincial government has announced a level-three drought rating for the South Thompson, Nicola, Similkameen, Okanagan-Kettle and Skagit regions, and taken...
2015/07/10 08:34
2015/07/10 08:34
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As shocking as it is, some people are not getting the message about the current dry conditions in the North Okanagan and the very real fire risk that exists. Within a 24-hour period, Vernon...
2015/07/10 06:55
2015/07/10 06:55
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Murray Tanner, a 30-year veteran wild shrimp fisher, says he turned down the offer. A salmon farming company is offering 10 British Columbian fishermen $20,000 each in compensation for its plan to...
2015/07/30 17:18
2015/07/30 17:18
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