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Thursday, March 23, 2017 9:15 AM
The British Columbia government has enhanced the province’s firefighting capability in the Cariboo-Chilcotin with the opening of a $7.1-million facility at the Williams Lake Airport.
Monday, December 12, 2016 3:04 PM
Residents of the Williams Lake area will see helicopters in the air this week as the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations implements its treatment plan to minimize the spread of Douglas-fir bark beetles on Crown land through selective heli-logging.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 10:00 AM
An easy-to-use website that helps British Columbians explore for land-based opportunities was launched by Minister of State for Rural Economic Development, Donna Barnett.
Friday, November 18, 2016 10:30 AM
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is implementing its Williams Lake Beetle Management Unit 2016 Treatment Plan to minimize the spread of Douglas-fir beetles on Crown land in the Williams Lake area.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:00 PM
Under the BC Rural Dividend, the Province is providing $164,037 in grants to Williams Lake and the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council Society, Parliamentary Secretary and MLA for Cariboo-Chilcotin Donna Barnett announced.
Friday, September 23, 2016 2:45 PM
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations plans to conduct a series of prescribed burns at sites west and south of Williams Lake between Sept. 27 and Nov. 11, 2016, weather conditions permitting.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:46 PM
Effective at noon on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, Category 3 open fires will once again be allowed throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre’s jurisdiction, due to a decreased wildfire risk in the region.
Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:53 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is urging the public to adhere to all open burning regulations and be more diligent with their campfire use.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:25 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a wildfire burning in Farwell Canyon, B.C. and roughly 22 kilometres south of Riske Creek, B.C.
Sunday, July 31, 2016 4:20 PM
BC Wildfire Service crews are continuing suppression efforts on a wildfire burning in the Homathko River-Tatlayoko Protected Area, about 220 kilometres southwest of Williams Lake.