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District extends State of Emergency another week

There’s lots of work ahead, but today was a good day: BC Wildfire Service

Terrace-area hiking trail closed due to grizzly activity

Closure of Gunsight Lake Trail expected to last one week

Telegraph Creek wildfires merge into one

Wind shift offers chance to secure southern flank of 28,000-hectare blaze

Telegraph Creek wildfires merge into one

Wind shift offers chance to secure southern flank of 28,000-hectare blaze

B.C. shows overwhelming support for Telegraph Creek

Food, water and volunteers are the main focuses at the moment

WestJet announces direct flights between Terrace, Calgary

Direct connections will start twice a week in early September

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BC Wildfire Update - Aug. 13. 2018
Trudeau lays flowers at Fredericton police headquarters
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UPDATE: Wild Goose Lake fire increased to 850 hectares

There are 54 fire fighters, one helicopter and four pieces of heavy equipment on site.

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Volatile Telegraph Creek wildfires expected to merge

Fire crews will be flown in to protect threatened village if road is compromised

Wildfire evacuees asked to check in with support services

ESS stations now operating in Terrace, Smithers and Dease Lake

Eat like a pirate on Aug. 15

White Spot’s annual Pirate Pak Day charity fundraiser returns for a ninth straight year

Telegraph Creek under evacuation order

Alkali Lake wildfire grows 2,000 hectares over the weekend

Recreational salmon fishing to open Aug. 7 on Skeena mainstream

DFO allows for sockeye, pink and coho but chinook and chum still prohibited

More crews moved to Alkali Lake wildfire

So far no homes lost, no reported injuries

DFO increases recreational catch of marine-area chinook

Still no chinook openings anticipated for Skeena River

UPDATE: Additional crews arrive at Alkali Lake wildfire

No homes lost nor injuries reported as a result of 150-hectare blaze

Hartley Bay student receives national award

Academia is recognizing the importance of Indigenous perspectives in the pursuit of knowledge

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

Northwest fire ban starts Friday

Campfires and other open burning is prohibited starting noon ahead of the long weekend.

UPDATE: Lightning reportedly caused 75 new wildfires in Cariboo Fire Centre

The Horsefly Lake fire is now a fire-of-note at 50 hectares

Camp contract awarded by LNG Canada

$42.5 million camp contract for pipeline construction