Stephanie Hagenaars

A wildfire sparked Monday morning fueled concerns about a lack of initial attack teams in the area. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater to lose permanent initial attack wildfire teams

BC Wildfire Service said it will base attack teams out of Kamloops

  • May 3, 2022
A wildfire sparked Monday morning fueled concerns about a lack of initial attack teams in the area. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Sediment has run off from a logging road into the creek below. (Submitted phooto)

VIDEO: B.C. couple says their water supply contaminated by logging activity

The issues started less than a month after they purchased their dream home

Sediment has run off from a logging road into the creek below. (Submitted phooto)
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B.C. men lose appeal to get back 9 seized pit bulls found chained in freezing temperatures

Nine pit bulls were seized from the property on Dec. 30, 2021

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Kamloops Court House

UPDATE: Trucking company says they have no part in lawsuit against dead B.C. man

Insurance company lawsuit is seeking damages due to an incident in 2020

Kamloops Court House
Debbie McHugh, 68, filed a civil claim against Vavenby business Your Tiny Homes Inc. She purchased home almost two years ago and has yet to receive the home. (Deanna Neuman/GoFundMe)

Squamish woman says she’s waited years for house from Vavenby tiny home seller

Multiple claims allege seller has broken contracts

Debbie McHugh, 68, filed a civil claim against Vavenby business Your Tiny Homes Inc. She purchased home almost two years ago and has yet to receive the home. (Deanna Neuman/GoFundMe)
As a third atmospheric river hits the B.C. coast, many regions in the Interior are on a high streamflow advisory, including the Cariboo, North Thompson and Upper Fraser regions. (River Forecast Centre)

Cariboo, North Thompson, Upper Fraser regions on high streamflow advisory as third storm hits B.C. coast

Up to 200 millimetres of rain is expected on the coast which could spill into interior regions

As a third atmospheric river hits the B.C. coast, many regions in the Interior are on a high streamflow advisory, including the Cariboo, North Thompson and Upper Fraser regions. (River Forecast Centre)
(Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

1 dead, 2 taken to hospital after collision that closed Hwy 5 near Barriere

The highway was closed for nine hours

(Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
RCMP seek the public's help in locating Daniel Ritchie. (RCMP)

Police seek public’s help in finding pipeline worker after rental truck found near Clearwater

Daniel Ritchie’s rental truck was found off Dunn Lake Road and he was last heard of on Oct. 13.

RCMP seek the public's help in locating Daniel Ritchie. (RCMP)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. (File photo)

Rural B.C. emergency room to close overnight for days as staffing shortages plague hospital

Ambulances will take patients to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
Sparks Lake wildfire on July 12, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)

Properties in TNRD, District of Barriere on evacuation alert due to Sparks Lake wildfire

The out-of-control wildfire is now estimated to be over 90,000 hectares

Sparks Lake wildfire on July 12, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)
Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)

Mike Wiegele, Blue River heli-skiing industry legend, dies at age 82

“He had an unparalleled passion for skiing (and) was a fearless entrepreneur.”

Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)
Another evacuation order has been issued due to the Sparks Lake wildfire. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation order issued for areas near Young Lake

The order is for properties in Electoral Areas ‘J’, ‘E’ and ‘O’.

Another evacuation order has been issued due to the Sparks Lake wildfire. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
The evacuation alert currently in effect for properties in TNRD Electoral Area 'E'. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation alert issued for properties due to Flat Lake wildfire

The alert is for properties in TNRD Electoral Area “E”

The evacuation alert currently in effect for properties in TNRD Electoral Area 'E'. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
An evacuation alert has been issued in Electoral Areas ‘I’ and ‘J’ (Submitted photo)

Evacuation alert issued for properties near Barnes Lake

Properties in Electoral Areas ‘I’ and ‘J’ are on evacuation alert.

An evacuation alert has been issued in Electoral Areas ‘I’ and ‘J’ (Submitted photo)
The evacation alert currently in effect for TNRD Electoral Area ‘E’. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation Alert issued for Bonaparte Plateau area

The alert is in response to a wildfire burning in the Clinton Look Lake FSR area.

The evacation alert currently in effect for TNRD Electoral Area ‘E’. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
The evacation alert currently in effect for TNRD Electoral Area ‘E’. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation Alert issued for Bonaparte Plateau area

The alert is in response to a wildfire burning in the Clinton Loon Lake FSR area.

The evacation alert currently in effect for TNRD Electoral Area ‘E’. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
An evacuation order has been issued for 17 properties near the Gladwin Mobile Home Park (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation order issued for TNRD Electoral Area “I” north of Lytton

The order is for properties in the area of Gladwin Mobile Home Park/Jade Springs

An evacuation order has been issued for 17 properties near the Gladwin Mobile Home Park (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
An evacuation order for areas north of Lytton will not be downgraded, despite an earlier notice from the TNRD. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)

Evacuation order will not be downgraded for residences in electoral area ‘I’

Over 50 properties have been issued an evacuation order by the TNRD.

An evacuation order for areas north of Lytton will not be downgraded, despite an earlier notice from the TNRD. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District EOC)
An evacuation alert has been issued by the TNRD for 50 properties in Electoral Area "I" due to a wildfire in the Barnes Lake area. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)

Evacuation alert issued by TNRD for Area ‘I’

The alert is due to a wildfire near Barnes Lake.

An evacuation alert has been issued by the TNRD for 50 properties in Electoral Area "I" due to a wildfire in the Barnes Lake area. (Thompson-Nicola Regional District)
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

Evacuation order issued for residences in electoral area ‘J’

Over 110 properties have been issued an evacuation order by the TNRD.

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)