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Heather Purcell and Rex, who was saved from dorwning in and Aldergrove pool by a stranger. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Heather Purcell and Rex, who was saved from dorwning in and Aldergrove pool by a stranger. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
These 30 miniature horses that were evacuated from a wildfire area were temporarily housed in Agassiz by Paige Cote. A mini-farm owner in Delta has now volunteered to care for them. (Submitted photo)

Wildfires could cost B.C. ranchers hundreds of millions

Cattle, fences, feed and infrastructure have all been destroyed

These 30 miniature horses that were evacuated from a wildfire area were temporarily housed in Agassiz by Paige Cote. A mini-farm owner in Delta has now volunteered to care for them. (Submitted photo)
Trudeau to visit B.C wildfires

Trudeau to visit B.C wildfires

John Horgan met with the prime minister in Ottawa

Trudeau to visit B.C wildfires
(Photo: Max Pixel)

Weed need may not be met

Cannabis executive says producers unlikely to meet demands of consumer market

(Photo: Max Pixel)
Terrance Scott Geisbrecht is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. (RCMP photo)

UPDATED: Convicted killer, escaped from Coquitlam facility, is found

Terrance Scott Geisbrecht had disappeared three days earlier

Terrance Scott Geisbrecht is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. (RCMP photo)
Airbnb and other vacation rental websites connect visitors directly with anyone who has space to share, empowering people and creating business opportunities, but disrupting incumbent businesses in the process.

Village says ‘no’ to short term vacation rentals

Staff directed to ‘crack down on illegal commercial activities in residential zones’

Airbnb and other vacation rental websites connect visitors directly with anyone who has space to share, empowering people and creating business opportunities, but disrupting incumbent businesses in the process.
Williams Lake hopes to reopen city soon, says mayor

Williams Lake hopes to reopen city soon, says mayor

RCMP and Canadian Armed Forces keep city secure

Williams Lake hopes to reopen city soon, says mayor
NDP leader John Horgan is surrounded by 40 elected members at they took their oaths of office as MLAs June 7. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

John Horgan to meet with Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa

He will be discussing BC wildfires, softwood lumber and the ongoing opioid crisis with officials.

NDP leader John Horgan is surrounded by 40 elected members at they took their oaths of office as MLAs June 7. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
This gas gun has been missing since Sunday near Langley or Maple Ridge.

UPDATE: Missing ERT gas gun found

A member of the public contacted the police after the loss was announced.

This gas gun has been missing since Sunday near Langley or Maple Ridge.
The Columbia Unit Crew returns to the Charlie Division staging area for their next assignment while battling the wildfire near Cache Creek. (Photo by Ryan Gow, BC Wildfire Service)

Wildfire evacuation numbers beginning to decline

More people allowed back into their homes, but threat to leave remains high and depends on weather.

The Columbia Unit Crew returns to the Charlie Division staging area for their next assignment while battling the wildfire near Cache Creek. (Photo by Ryan Gow, BC Wildfire Service)
David Eby challenges the BC Liberals record on ICBC after a new report warns of sharp rate hikes. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

ICBC rates could go up 30 per cent by 2019: report

NDP promises improvements won’t include photo radar

David Eby challenges the BC Liberals record on ICBC after a new report warns of sharp rate hikes. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
A mockup of a high-speed train in California. (File photo)

Washington State looks for Canadian money to fund high speed rail

The Trudeau government’s soon-to-be-launched, $35-billion infrastructure bank could be the answer

A mockup of a high-speed train in California. (File photo)
The search for Sophie Dowsley, last seen with her partner July 8 in Harrison Hot Springs, has been suspended. Contributed

Search suspended for missing Vancouver woman

Body of the man she was last seen with July 8 was found last week in the rugged area of Statlu Lake

  • Jul 24, 2017
The search for Sophie Dowsley, last seen with her partner July 8 in Harrison Hot Springs, has been suspended. Contributed
JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS                                 Supt. Deanne Burleigh speaks during a news conference Monday outside the Chilliwack RCMP Detachment regarding the double homicide that happened near Five Corners on July 7.
JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS                                 Supt. Deanne Burleigh speaks during a news conference Monday outside the Chilliwack RCMP Detachment regarding the double homicide that happened near Five Corners on July 7.
UPDATED: Winston Blackmore and James Oler found guilty in B.C.’s landmark polygamy trial
UPDATED: Winston Blackmore and James Oler found guilty in B.C.’s landmark polygamy trial
Loon Lake wildfire photo posted on Facebook by Shawn Cahill.

Several new blazes sparked over the weekend

Wildfire conditions remain stable in B.C., although several new blazes sparked

Loon Lake wildfire photo posted on Facebook by Shawn Cahill.
Maple Ridge man charged six years after stabbing

Maple Ridge man charged six years after stabbing

Aggravated assault and weapons offences brought against 39-year-old

Maple Ridge man charged six years after stabbing
100 Mile House, July 22. Tara Sprickerhoff photos.
100 Mile House, July 22. Tara Sprickerhoff photos.
(Instagram - CityofPG)

UNDER EVACUATION: Prince George, Kamloops prepare for long term

Housing, medical care top of list for evacuees with no clear re-entry date in sight

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(Diane Dunaway/Facebook)

Ranchers stay behind to protect their homes from raging wildfires

A look at why those told to leave during an emergency decide to stay inside the evacuation zone

(Diane Dunaway/Facebook)