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Pettitot River fire forces evacuation alert for area north of Fort Nelson

Pettitot River fire forces evacuation alert for area north of Fort Nelson

Officials have issued an evacuation alert in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality because of fire burning 110 kilometres north of Fort Nelson. All residents, camps and worksites in an area bounded by the longitudes 121 degrees 15.
The heat is on, and it’s going to last

The heat is on, and it’s going to last

Temperature records tumble in B.C. Interior communities
Bus company faces investigation after Coquihalla crash

Bus company faces investigation after Coquihalla crash

B.C. Ministry of Transportation to audit Richmond-based Universal Coach Lines
June heat wave means early harvest, challenges for B.C. farmers

June heat wave means early harvest, challenges for B.C. farmers

In all his years of working on the family farm, Bill Zylmans has never seen a summer harvest like this.
It was a scorcher! Hot temperature records set in 34 communities

It was a scorcher! Hot temperature records set in 34 communities

It was very, very hot in B.C. on Saturday. According to the Government of Canada's website, hot weather records were broken in 34 B.C. locations, with Osoyoos recording a temperature of 40.
Defamation trial: Furlong never used the strap on students, nun says

Defamation trial: Furlong never used the strap on students, nun says

The former principal of the elementary school where John Furlong is alleged to have physically abused former students says she was not aware of him ever administering the strap.
Sechelt man dives to safety as float plane runs over his skiff

Sechelt man dives to safety as float plane runs over his skiff

Andrew Stones is accustomed to the proximity of Harbour Air float planes while he rows his skiff between his anchored houseboat and the Porpoise Bay government wharf in Sechelt. It normally takes five to seven minutes to cover 200-metre distance.
Defamation trial: Witnesses defend Furlong, call journalist aggressive

Defamation trial: Witnesses defend Furlong, call journalist aggressive

A former head coach of Canada’s men’s basketball team took the stand yesterday in defence of John Furlong at the trial at which the former Vancouver Olympic CEO is being sued for defamation.
Air India memorial service marks 30th anniversary of deadly bombing

Air India memorial service marks 30th anniversary of deadly bombing

A solemn crowd of about 100 gathered at the Air India memorial in Stanley Park Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the deadly terrorist bombing that shattered the country’s innocence.
Nurses at work up in B.C., yet number of graduates down

Nurses at work up in B.C., yet number of graduates down

The number of registered nurses working in B.C. is up slightly, according to a new federal report, but the number of nursing school graduates is dropping.