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Former Fraser Health CEO Nigel Murray left B.C. in 2014 for a new job in New Zealand. Photo courtesy New Zealand Herald.

Former Fraser Health CEO under investigation in New Zealand

Nigel Murray billed new employer tens of thousands for move from B.C.

Former Fraser Health CEO Nigel Murray left B.C. in 2014 for a new job in New Zealand. Photo courtesy New Zealand Herald.
Loon Lake waits to go home

Loon Lake waits to go home

Loon Lake residents still wait and wonder when they can go home

Loon Lake waits to go home
Randal Warnock from Qualicum Beach is recovering at home after being attacked by a bear (not the one pictured here) north of Vancouver Island Monday, July 17. File photo

Man attacked by grizzly bear north of Van. Island

BC Ferry captain says punching bear in nose helped save his life

Randal Warnock from Qualicum Beach is recovering at home after being attacked by a bear (not the one pictured here) north of Vancouver Island Monday, July 17. File photo
Highway 1 at Clearbrook Road looking east on Friday at around 4 p.m.
Highway 1 at Clearbrook Road looking east on Friday at around 4 p.m.
Tanya Kielpinski (centre) with her father, Terry Tomm (centre top), and her two grandparents who live in the Interior. (Contributed photo)

UNDER EVACUATION: Trip of a lifetime on hold for North Delta-born evacuee

A cancelled father-daughter trip to Europe would have cost a 150 Mile family thousands without help

Tanya Kielpinski (centre) with her father, Terry Tomm (centre top), and her two grandparents who live in the Interior. (Contributed photo)
Lightning causes 32 more fires in B.C.’s southern Interior

Lightning causes 32 more fires in B.C.’s southern Interior

About 316,000 hectares has burned in the Cariboo and Chilcotin regions of the province

Lightning causes 32 more fires in B.C.’s southern Interior
Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Spicer’s daily press briefings had become must-see television until recent weeks

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary
FVRD compiling mini Indigenous library

FVRD compiling mini Indigenous library

Literature will educate public servants, aid reconciliation, says report

FVRD compiling mini Indigenous library
Canadian Armed Forces on way to Williams Lake

Canadian Armed Forces on way to Williams Lake

The members will be assisting at checkpoints and supporting RCMP on the ground in Williams Lake

Canadian Armed Forces on way to Williams Lake
Three bullet holes were visible in the side of an Audi as Chilliwack RCMP investigate a shooting at the KalTire retread plant on Progress Way and Lickman Road Friday morning. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

VIDEO: One dead after shooting in Chilliwack industrial area

Man killed at KalTire in Chlliwack; incident believed to be targeted

Three bullet holes were visible in the side of an Audi as Chilliwack RCMP investigate a shooting at the KalTire retread plant on Progress Way and Lickman Road Friday morning. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Gustafsen Fire. Bob Grant photo.

B.C. state of emergency hits two-week mark

B.C.’s state of emergency over wildfires hits its two-week mark with no end in sight

Gustafsen Fire. Bob Grant photo.
Agassiz Legion supports fellow Ashcroft Legion branch

Agassiz Legion supports fellow Ashcroft Legion branch

A burger and brew night will be held Friday, July 21 at the Agassiz branch

Agassiz Legion supports fellow Ashcroft Legion branch
Kent supporting evacuees

Kent supporting evacuees

District of Kent has provided member of the Agassiz RCMP detachment to assist evacuated areas

Kent supporting evacuees
Jil Freeman, who has organized food banks throughout the South Cariboo, holds up a sign with messages from residents of Fort McMurray who have banded together to ship food to those in need. Now local governments are co-ordinating with Fort McMurray officials to bring residents home. Submitted photo.

UNDER EVACUATION: 100 Mile seeks advice from Fort McMurray

100 Mile House prepares its re-entry plan as the closest to return in Cariboo

Jil Freeman, who has organized food banks throughout the South Cariboo, holds up a sign with messages from residents of Fort McMurray who have banded together to ship food to those in need. Now local governments are co-ordinating with Fort McMurray officials to bring residents home. Submitted photo.
Dragon Boat Regatta returns this weekend to Harrison Hot Springs

Dragon Boat Regatta returns this weekend to Harrison Hot Springs

More than 3,500 paddlers, volunteers and spectators are expected for July 22 event

Dragon Boat Regatta returns this weekend to Harrison Hot Springs
Barry Scott is part of a team of firefighting officers and experts from Australia who recently arrived in B.C. to help with the province’s wildfires. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Australian firefighters bring experience to the B.C. wildfire battle

Australian officers and technicians visit Chilliwack to be brief on B.C. blazes

Barry Scott is part of a team of firefighting officers and experts from Australia who recently arrived in B.C. to help with the province’s wildfires. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Barry Scott is part of a team of firefighting officers and experts from Australia who recently arrived in B.C. to help with the province’s wildfires. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Australian firefighters bring experience to the B.C. wildfire battle

Australian officers and technicians join wildfire battle across B.C.

Barry Scott is part of a team of firefighting officers and experts from Australia who recently arrived in B.C. to help with the province’s wildfires. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
SUBMITTED PHOTO 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.

Agassiz farmer helping wildfire victims by housing horses

Paige Coat makes room for more than 60 evacuated animals

SUBMITTED PHOTO 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.
Forests Minister Doug Donaldson, Premier John Horgan, Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth and North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, parliamentary secretary for emergency preparedness, speak about the wildfire situation at the B.C. legislature July 19. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

More military on the way to help

150 Canadian Armed Forces members headed to B.C.

Forests Minister Doug Donaldson, Premier John Horgan, Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth and North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, parliamentary secretary for emergency preparedness, speak about the wildfire situation at the B.C. legislature July 19. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Chinook helicopter heads to B.C. Interior fire zone carrying fire vehicle from CFB Comox. (MCpl Gabrielle DesRochers, Canadian Forces Combat Camera)

Soldiers from Edmonton head for fire zone

225 army members, vehicles on way to Williams Lake

Chinook helicopter heads to B.C. Interior fire zone carrying fire vehicle from CFB Comox. (MCpl Gabrielle DesRochers, Canadian Forces Combat Camera)