Water

The outhouse at the Milburn Lake Public Access after the Oct. 17 work bee. Pictured here, from left, are Bouchie Lake Watershed Stewardship Society volunteers Doug Nielsen, Dan Aussant, Richard Armstrong and Bob Ross. (Photo Submitted)

Volunteers fix foundation of Milburn Lake Public Access outhouse

The Bouchie Lake Watershed Stewardship Society recently held a work bee at the site

  • Oct 21, 2020

 

Donnie Johnston, wearing a full beaver costume and paddling a kayak decorated as a beaver dam, was named best-dressed at the Dam Beaver Poker Paddle Aug. 22 at Milburn Lake. (Photo submitted)

First Dam Beaver Poker Paddle on Milburn Lake ‘a great success’

Twenty-five participants raised more than $500 for a picnic table at the lake’s public access

  • Sep 4, 2020

 

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B.C. paramedics urge caution as summer drowning incidents on the rise in 2020

On average, 67 per cent of B.C.’s water-related deaths occur during June, July and August

 

Residents enjoy water activities at Saratoga beach near Campbell River. Lifesaving Society, a non-profit that aims to reduce water-related deaths urges citizens to be cautious and mindful of safety measures. Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror

With 18 drowning deaths in B.C this year, advocates urge caution during summer

The age group with the highest risk of drowning are young adults, mostly males between 20-34 according to Lifesaving Society

Residents enjoy water activities at Saratoga beach near Campbell River. Lifesaving Society, a non-profit that aims to reduce water-related deaths urges citizens to be cautious and mindful of safety measures. Photo by Binny Paul/Campbell River Mirror
”Canadian Western Mechanical Ltd. has a COVID-19 protocol in place that limits exposure to the community while still being able to safely complete the work required,” says Dawn Bursey, Tl’etinqox Government capital project manager. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
”Canadian Western Mechanical Ltd. has a COVID-19 protocol in place that limits exposure to the community while still being able to safely complete the work required,” says Dawn Bursey, Tl’etinqox Government capital project manager. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
?Esdilagh First Nation Coun. Chad Stump, Chief Roy Stump and Coun. Howard Johnny signed the Elhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (Sturgeon River Law) at noon Wednesday. (Photo submitted)

B.C. First Nation adopts historic law to protect Fraser River

?Esdilagh (Alexandria) First Nation leaders enacted the law this week

?Esdilagh First Nation Coun. Chad Stump, Chief Roy Stump and Coun. Howard Johnny signed the Elhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (Sturgeon River Law) at noon Wednesday. (Photo submitted)
The City of Quesnel is advising residents of high water levels along Baker Creek Friday, April 24. As well, the City is also closing the Johnston Bridge Loop due to flooding and working to repair a water main break in West Quesnel. (City of Quesnel Facebook photo)

City of Quesnel dealing with broken water main in West Quesnel, flooding along Johnston Bridge Loop

The Johnston Bridge Loop will close Friday, April 24; City advises of high water along Baker Creek

The City of Quesnel is advising residents of high water levels along Baker Creek Friday, April 24. As well, the City is also closing the Johnston Bridge Loop due to flooding and working to repair a water main break in West Quesnel. (City of Quesnel Facebook photo)