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Quesnel’s own Barkerville Brewing gives back

Since July 13, Barkerville Brewing Co. has donated $1,403 towards the Red Cross B.C. Fire Appeal.

BC Ferries reports record-breaking traffic for first quarter

Vehicle traffic was the highest it’s ever been, and passenger traffic is the highest it’s been in over 20 years for the months of April, May and June.

United Way of Northern B.C. awards grants for crisis hotlines

United Way of Northern B.C. awards $18,000 and a $7,500 grant to the Crisis Prevention, Intervention and Information Centre of Northern B.C. for two of its programs.

Three new judges appointed in B.C., two senior judges reappointed

Senior judges will serve B.C.-wide, new judges head to Penticton, Kelowna and Kamloops

Quesnel residents divided over homeless housing project

BC Housing holds information session on proposed Seasons House relocation to Elliott St.

Abbotsford artist wins big in condom wrapper design contest

Mouat grad Cassidy Luteijn’s pair of designs earn high grades from judges

Aerials of wildfire damage in B.C.’s Kootenay National Park
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        Governments consider help for B.C. ranchers, farmers

        Assessments being conducted on what is needed for agriculture sector

        Evacuation order changed to alert for Clinton, Highway 97 corridor

        As of 4 p.m. on August 15, Clinton residents can return home after 17 days on evacuation order.

        B.C. highway sees snow in summer

        Weeks of hot and dry weather ended by a hailstorm in Little Fort

        Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

        More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.

        Train rail activity eliminated as cause of Elephant Hill wildfire

        RCMP and BC Wildfire Service say that train traffic or related rail activities not the cause.

        Canadian military personnel learn to fight fires in Chilliwack

        Reservists learn to keep safe on the fire line before heading to the Interior

        Evacuation Order changed to Alert for properties between Chasm and 70 Mile

        Some residents along the Highway 97 corridor between Chasm and 70 Mile are now able to return.

        Clinton-area ranchers seeking compensation for controlled burn gone wrong

        BC Wildfire Service says unexpected change in wind is to blame.

        NDP eliminate tuition for adult education, will end interest on student loans

        Government says this will open door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their skills and save money.

        UPDATE: Wildfire closes Highway 1 east of Cache Creek

        Strong winds from the north have pushed the fire toward the former mushroom compost facility.

        Tip line set up to aid Elephant Hill wildfire investigation

        RCMP and BC Wildfire Services are investigating the cause of the fire, which started on July 6.

        Late night knocks on the door in 70 Mile

        “It’s amazing how unnerving it is. You feel powerless.”

        VIDEO: Wind and warm, dry weather increase Elephant Hill wildfire

        Crews may start conducting controlled burns as early as today to try to contain the fire.