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Residents frustrated over slow progress after Lytton, B.C. wildfire

Almost three months after the village of Lytton was destroyed by a raging wildfire, one community leader says there is growing frustration over...

Hedges Butte out-of-control wildfire at 230 hectares

The Hedges Butte wildfire that’s burning in B.C.’s South Okanagan has roared to 230 hectares in size after being first reported Friday morning. The...

Wildfire near Penticton, B.C. balloons to 100 hectares, marches towards luxury development

The Skaha Creek wildfire, burning southwest of Penticton, B.C., crested the ridge and crept down the mountainside on Sunday night, threatening a luxury...

Fatigued B.C. firefighters get help back at camp as marathon wildfire season takes its toll – BC

For crews battling B.C.’s wildfires, it’s been an endless summer. The COVID-19 pandemic, a historic heat wave and limited help available from outside the...

B.C. wildfire conditions trending in the right direction, official says

A manager for British Columbia's wildfire service says conditions are trending in the right direction with the number of fires that threaten public...

Cooler temperatures help B.C. wildfire fight but 250 fires still burning

Several evacuation orders have been downgraded as cooler temperatures and lighter winds offer a breather to wildfire crews in British Columbia. The BC Wildfire...

Mount Law wildfire: Crews conduct planned burn, evacuation order lifted for 8 properties

Wildfire crews conducted controlled ignitions on the Mount Law blaze on Friday night and the resulting flames from the planned burn were noticeable...

RCMP urge B.C. wildfire evacuees to post a note so officials know they are safe

B.C. residents who are ordered to leave their homes due to wildfire danger are being asked to leave a note for emergency personnel...

Coquihalla Highway remains closed as wildfire knocks out power, burns wildlife fence

The Coquihalla Highway remains closed between Merritt and Hope Tuesday as a wildfire continues to rage in the area. The Ministry of Transportation and...

Special air quality statements lifted for much of Alberta as wildfire smoke dissipates

A reprieve from smoky skies arrived for most Albertans Monday night. Just after 9:30 p.m., Environment Canada ended a special air quality statement for...
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Pronghorns’ senior bringing experience from overseas to Canada West rugby season

The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team enters week two of the Canada West season ranked 8th in the country. As Danica...
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Meet the young B.C. surfer who conquered Canada’s toughest wave

It is considered Canada’s toughest wave. Local surfers call the formation, located off the coast of Tofino, B.C., “the slab.”And it was a local...

75 days of healing gatherings at unmarked gravesites coming to a close in Enoch area

The truth is painful, and for Lorelei Mullings and Andrea Jenkins, this last year has been filled with a lot of truth. They...