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UPDATE: RCMP confirm one man dead after shooting in Cache Creek

UPDATE: RCMP confirm one man dead after shooting in Cache Creek

Residents on edge as incident unfolded Monday night

UPDATE: RCMP confirm one man dead after shooting in Cache Creek
The scene of a school bus crash north of Cache Creek on Nov. 27, which has left 12 people injured. Photo: Savannah GB-Pierro.

Passengers injured in school bus crash near Cache Creek heading home today

Ten Prince George students and two adults were on the way to a volleyball tournament

The scene of a school bus crash north of Cache Creek on Nov. 27, which has left 12 people injured. Photo: Savannah GB-Pierro.
John Kidder and Elizabeth May in the Parliamentary Library in Ottawa, the day after their engagement in early November. Photo: Julia Kidder.

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May engaged to B.C. Interior man

John Kidder of Ashcroft was one of the co-founders of the Green Party of B.C.

John Kidder and Elizabeth May in the Parliamentary Library in Ottawa, the day after their engagement in early November. Photo: Julia Kidder.
Black Press Media newsrooms win big at Webster Awards

Black Press Media newsrooms win big at Webster Awards

Special ‘Fire Fight’ supplement wins award for Community Reporting

Black Press Media newsrooms win big at Webster Awards
The search for 57-year-old Valerie Morris of Sechelt, pictured, has become a recovery mission.

Search for mudslide victim becomes recovery mission

Valerie Morris was swept away by a mudslide on Highway 99 near Cache Creek on August 11.

The search for 57-year-old Valerie Morris of Sechelt, pictured, has become a recovery mission.
This 1965 painting of Ashcroft by E.J. Hughes recently sold at auction for more than $200,000. Photo: Heffel Fine Art.

Big bucks for painting of small B.C. town

A 1965 painting of Ashcroft by E. J. Hughes exceeded its pre-auction estimate at a recent sale.

This 1965 painting of Ashcroft by E.J. Hughes recently sold at auction for more than $200,000. Photo: Heffel Fine Art.
RCMP have stated that a search is ongoing for 57-year-old Valerie Morris (pictured) after the car in which she was a passenger was sweapt away by a mudslide on Highway 99 near Cache Creek on August 11. Photo: RCMP.

Woman missing after car swept away by mudslide near Cache Creek

A search is now underway for Valerie Morris, who has been missing since the afternoon of August 11.

RCMP have stated that a search is ongoing for 57-year-old Valerie Morris (pictured) after the car in which she was a passenger was sweapt away by a mudslide on Highway 99 near Cache Creek on August 11. Photo: RCMP.
One of the mudslides seen earlier in the month on Highway 97. Drive BC photo.

Highway 99 still closed in both directions west of the Highway 97 junction

Mudslides have once again hampered traffic in the region following heavy rains.

One of the mudslides seen earlier in the month on Highway 97. Drive BC photo.
One of the mudslides seen earlier in the month on Highway 97. Drive BC photo.

Multiple mudslides affecting interior B.C. highways

Highways 1, 97, and 99 all affected by mudslides, with assessments ongoing.

One of the mudslides seen earlier in the month on Highway 97. Drive BC photo.
Highway 97 from Cache Creek to Clinton has now fully reopened. Photo: DriveBC.

Highway 97 now fully reopened between Cache Creek and Clinton

Mudslides on August 3 closed the highway to all traffic.

Highway 97 from Cache Creek to Clinton has now fully reopened. Photo: DriveBC.
A look at the mudslide currently closing Highway 97. Drive BC photo.
A look at the mudslide currently closing Highway 97. Drive BC photo.
BC Wildfire Service                                A fire is currently burning near Highway 1 north of Spences Bridge.

Update: Spences Bridge wildfire now under control

Evacuation Alerts in the area have been rescinded to All Clear.

BC Wildfire Service                                A fire is currently burning near Highway 1 north of Spences Bridge.
One of three cottages on the estate. Photo: Knight Frank.

The English house that literally put a B.C. town on the map is for sale

Ashcroft House, the home of early settlers Henry and Clement Cornwall, has a hefty price tag.

One of three cottages on the estate. Photo: Knight Frank.
BC Wildfire Service                                A fire is currently burning near Highway 1 north of Spences Bridge.

Update: Spences Bridge wildfire holding at 83 hectares

Highway 1 has reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic.

BC Wildfire Service                                A fire is currently burning near Highway 1 north of Spences Bridge.
Floodwater from Cache Creek near the fire hall on the evening of April 27. This is the third time in four years the village has seen devastating flooding. Photo: Wendy Coomber.

Cache Creek braces for 3rd major flood in 4 years to hit village

Water has already breached culverts in the village and flooded several properties and roads.

Floodwater from Cache Creek near the fire hall on the evening of April 27. This is the third time in four years the village has seen devastating flooding. Photo: Wendy Coomber.
Fire destroys historic house at Hilltop Gardens near Spences Bridge

Fire destroys historic house at Hilltop Gardens near Spences Bridge

Spences Bridge firefighters responded to the blaze, but were unable to save the house

Fire destroys historic house at Hilltop Gardens near Spences Bridge
Cattlemen urge B.C. to prevent erosion caused during 2017 wildfire season

Cattlemen urge B.C. to prevent erosion caused during 2017 wildfire season

Other concerns are fencing restoration and repair, and a lack of feed for cattle.

Cattlemen urge B.C. to prevent erosion caused during 2017 wildfire season
Joyce Beddow-Buckland was recently appointed to the Interior Health board. Photo: Phyllis Rainey.

NDP Health Minister calls to offer woman seat on Interior Health Board

Joyce Beddow-Buckland of Ashcroft was surprised by the call, and accepted the offer.

Joyce Beddow-Buckland was recently appointed to the Interior Health board. Photo: Phyllis Rainey.
A fisherman with a Thompson Steelhead. The precipitous decline in Steelhead returns has had a devastating effect on the region’s sport fishery. Photo: Fraser Basin Council.

Thompson, Chilcotin Steelhead Trout in danger of extinction

‘Once it’s gone, it’s not coming back’ says longtime Steelhead advocate Steve Rice.

A fisherman with a Thompson Steelhead. The precipitous decline in Steelhead returns has had a devastating effect on the region’s sport fishery. Photo: Fraser Basin Council.
Interior businesses took $31 million economic hit from wildfires: report

Interior businesses took $31 million economic hit from wildfires: report

Many businesses unaware of, or not accessing, available aid programs

Interior businesses took $31 million economic hit from wildfires: report