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The start of the Elephant Hill wildfire (marked with “X”) in relation to the entrance of the railway tunnel. (BC Wildfire image obtained through FOI)

FOI documents offer closer look at cause of Elephant Hill wildfire

Conditions were right for ignition from a cigarette

The start of the Elephant Hill wildfire (marked with “X”) in relation to the entrance of the railway tunnel. (BC Wildfire image obtained through FOI)
Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested

Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested

The man had been released by RCMP on June 26 and taken to a shelter, where he was found dead the next day

Police watchdog investigating after 100 Mile man dies two days after being arrested
Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area

Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area

No stopping during heavy rain on highways near Cache Creek

Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area
Pictured, from left to right, are founder Bob Allen, president Chris Allen and vice-president Falko Kadenbach of ABC Communications. (Submitted photo)

ABC Communications announces LTE upgrades including near Quesnel

Upgrades to be complete by Summer 2021

Pictured, from left to right, are founder Bob Allen, president Chris Allen and vice-president Falko Kadenbach of ABC Communications. (Submitted photo)
The Interlakes Pioneer Heritage Accessible Trail which opened in 2014 sees good use. (CRD photo)

New wheelchair accessible trails on the way in South Cariboo

The three chosen locations are in Forest Grove, the Mountain Spruce Community Park and the Valentine Lake recreation site

The Interlakes Pioneer Heritage Accessible Trail which opened in 2014 sees good use. (CRD photo)
Kearl Lake oil sands project, north of Fort McMurray. (Imperial Oil/Facebook)

Kearl Lake workers from B.C. reminded to self-isolate due to COVID-19

15 laboratory-confirmed worker cases in B.C., 12 of which in Interior Health

Kearl Lake oil sands project, north of Fort McMurray. (Imperial Oil/Facebook)
NDIT to fund three Regional Business Liaisons in Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet

NDIT to fund three Regional Business Liaisons in Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet

Program seeks to offset stress and offer one-on-one business support, says CEO

NDIT to fund three Regional Business Liaisons in Cariboo-Chilcotin/Lillooet
The Elephant Hill wildfire ravaged the Interior of B.C. (Black Press files)

2017 Elephant Hill wildfire most likely caused by smoking materials

Investigation did not identify who started the fire

The Elephant Hill wildfire ravaged the Interior of B.C. (Black Press files)
Almost half of temporarily closed B.C. business unsure about ability to reopen

Almost half of temporarily closed B.C. business unsure about ability to reopen

83 per cent of Cariboo respondents report decreases sales volumes

Almost half of temporarily closed B.C. business unsure about ability to reopen
A lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (THE CANADAIN PRESS)

BCLC re-introduces option to buy advanced tickets amid COVID-19 concerns

‘Suspending the option prompted players to leave their homes more frequently’

A lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (THE CANADAIN PRESS)
BCLC reminds people that players can purchase and check lottery tickets online. (BCLC logo)

Retail worker calls for an end to in-person lottery sales amidst COVID-19

‘They’re giving you the encouragement to go out daily and do your lottery’

BCLC reminds people that players can purchase and check lottery tickets online. (BCLC logo)
There will be a Category 2 and 3 fire ban in place as of Monday, April 16 in B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Black Press Media)

B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16

‘Larger open burns pose an unnecessary risk and could detract from wildfire detection’

There will be a Category 2 and 3 fire ban in place as of Monday, April 16 in B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Black Press Media)
A puppy in a cage wearing a cone. (BC SPCA photo)

BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations

Two BC SPCA donors have offered up to $65,000 in matching donations

A puppy in a cage wearing a cone. (BC SPCA photo)
The Central Cariboo Transfer Station share shed at Frizzi Road in Williams Lake is closed. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Regional District warns against using share sheds

Share shed at Central Cariboo Transfer Station has been closed

The Central Cariboo Transfer Station share shed at Frizzi Road in Williams Lake is closed. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Former mill worker unhappy with B.C. forestry retirement bridging rules following imprecise language
Former mill worker unhappy with B.C. forestry retirement bridging rules following imprecise language
Off-duty RCMP officer helps catch Cache Creek car thief

Off-duty RCMP officer helps catch Cache Creek car thief

‘This is just one example of how we are always ready to respond to emergencies’

Off-duty RCMP officer helps catch Cache Creek car thief
A grey 1986 Mercedes 280GE SUV stolen from the Clinton area. (Submitted photo)

Rare vintage Mercedes stolen from tiny B.C. village

Public asked to keep a look out

A grey 1986 Mercedes 280GE SUV stolen from the Clinton area. (Submitted photo)
The survey seeking input on Forest Service Roads is open until Feb. 14. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The survey seeking input on Forest Service Roads is open until Feb. 14. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Regional District board during a recent meeting. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Black Press Media)

Cariboo Regional District proposes 4.5 per cent more taxes

Majority of the notable tax increases are for emergency services

The Cariboo Regional District board during a recent meeting. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Black Press Media)
Earnest Barker (front left) with the two unidentified figures. (Submitted)

Couple wonders who’s in a Cariboo photo that’s been hanging in their home for years

Charles and Lynn Dick believe the image was taken at the 70 Mile Road House

Earnest Barker (front left) with the two unidentified figures. (Submitted)