Stephanie Hagenaars

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

2 dead, 1 injured after crash on Highway 5 south of Blue River

Another was taken to hospital with serious injuries

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Kamloops Fire Centre prohibition map (Kamloops Fire Centre)

Category 3 fires to be banned throughout Kamloops Fire Centre

As of noon on June 30, Category 3 fires will not be allowed

Kamloops Fire Centre prohibition map (Kamloops Fire Centre)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres impacted by service reductions. (File photo)

Communities in Interior Health feeling effects of nursing shortage

The ER in Clearwater has experienced closures, and a new RIH wing might have trouble finding staff

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres impacted by service reductions. (File photo)
A wildfire sparked Monday morning fueled concerns about a lack of initial attack teams in the area. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Clearwater to lose permanent initial attack wildfire teams

BC Wildfire Service said it will base attack teams out of Kamloops

  • May 3, 2022
A wildfire sparked Monday morning fueled concerns about a lack of initial attack teams in the area. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
Sediment has run off from a logging road into the creek below. (Submitted phooto)

VIDEO: B.C. couple says their water supply contaminated by logging activity

The issues started less than a month after they purchased their dream home

Sediment has run off from a logging road into the creek below. (Submitted phooto)
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B.C. men lose appeal to get back 9 seized pit bulls found chained in freezing temperatures

Nine pit bulls were seized from the property on Dec. 30, 2021

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Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres that will see temporary service reductions restored. (File photo)

IH to resume most regular services, following temporary cutbacks

Health centres in Ashcroft and New Denver will continue with reduced services

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater is one of several Interior Health care centres that will see temporary service reductions restored. (File photo)
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Interior Health tops daily COVID-19 case count Tuesday

Provincial health report numbers show region with 376 new cases

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Kamloops Court House

UPDATE: Trucking company says they have no part in lawsuit against dead B.C. man

Insurance company lawsuit is seeking damages due to an incident in 2020

Kamloops Court House
Debbie McHugh, 68, filed a civil claim against Vavenby business Your Tiny Homes Inc. She purchased home almost two years ago and has yet to receive the home. (Deanna Neuman/GoFundMe)

Squamish woman says she’s waited years for house from Vavenby tiny home seller

Multiple claims allege seller has broken contracts

Debbie McHugh, 68, filed a civil claim against Vavenby business Your Tiny Homes Inc. She purchased home almost two years ago and has yet to receive the home. (Deanna Neuman/GoFundMe)
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1 dead, 2 taken to hospital after collision that closed Hwy 5 near Barriere

The highway was closed for nine hours

(Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
Seasonal influenza vaccine is administered starting each fall in B.C. and around the world. (Langley Advance Times)

Interior Health kicks off annual influenza campaign

Interior Health is urging everyone in the region to protect themselves this…

Seasonal influenza vaccine is administered starting each fall in B.C. and around the world. (Langley Advance Times)
Open burn ban rescinded in Kamloops Fire Centre (File photo)

Province to lift open burning ban in Kamloops Fire Centre

Category 2 and 3 open fires allowed everywhere within the Kamloops Fire Centre on Friday

Open burn ban rescinded in Kamloops Fire Centre (File photo)
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. (File photo)

Rural B.C. emergency room to close overnight for days as staffing shortages plague hospital

Ambulances will take patients to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
Sparks Lake wildfire on July 12, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)

Properties in TNRD, District of Barriere on evacuation alert due to Sparks Lake wildfire

The out-of-control wildfire is now estimated to be over 90,000 hectares

Sparks Lake wildfire on July 12, 2021. (BC Wildfire Service)
Over 100 properties are under an evacuation order due to the Young Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)

More evacuation orders due to Young Lake wildfire

There are 103 properties under the order, released July 21.

Over 100 properties are under an evacuation order due to the Young Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)
More properties are under evacuation order from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre in Kamloops due to the Sparks Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)

More evacuation orders from TNRD due to Sparks Lake wildfire

Properties in the Bonparte Provincial Park area are under an order to evacuate

More properties are under evacuation order from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre in Kamloops due to the Sparks Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)
Seven properties in TNRD areas "E" and "J" are under an evacuation order. (Submitted photo)

More evacuation orders for Sparks Lake wildfire near Kamloops

TNRD properties in Electoral Areas “E” (Bonaparte Plateau) and “J” (Copper Desert Country) to evacuate

Seven properties in TNRD areas "E" and "J" are under an evacuation order. (Submitted photo)
Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)

Mike Wiegele, Blue River heli-skiing industry legend, dies at age 82

“He had an unparalleled passion for skiing (and) was a fearless entrepreneur.”

Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)
A helicopter was seen flying over the Clearwater River with a bucket July 14, the skies very smoky. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)

Call a state of emergency over wildfires, Clearwater officials urge B.C. government

‘It’s time to try to get ahead of this as soon as we can’

A helicopter was seen flying over the Clearwater River with a bucket July 14, the skies very smoky. (Stephanie Hagenaars / Clearwater Times)