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A destroyed building on the Ashcroft Reserve after the 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire. Photo: Barbara Roden

VIDEO: Prosecutors to consider charges in human-caused 2017 B.C. wildfire

RCMP forwards results of its investigation into Elephant Hill fire to Crown counsel

A destroyed building on the Ashcroft Reserve after the 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire. Photo: Barbara Roden
Cute boy with parents choosing backpack in school stationery store

RODEN: Basking in warm glow of back to school

Looking ahead to a new school year, from a variety of perspectives

Cute boy with parents choosing backpack in school stationery store
Surrey RCMP say friends Richard Scurr (left) and Ryan Provencher were last seen in South Surrey on July 17. (Contributed photos/file photo)

Bodies of two missing Surrey men found near Ashcroft

Ryan Provencher and Richard Scurr have been missing since July 17

Surrey RCMP say friends Richard Scurr (left) and Ryan Provencher were last seen in South Surrey on July 17. (Contributed photos/file photo)
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Off-duty cop spots cannabis growing during Revelstoke garden tour

Police seized marijuana plants after Mountie on a day off spots something out of place

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Young Coquitlam author’s new book tells of lost dog near Williams Lake during 2017 fires

Young Coquitlam author’s new book tells of lost dog near Williams Lake during 2017 fires

Nathan McTaggart, 13, was inspired to write book after meeting a young Williams Lake fire evacuee

Young Coquitlam author’s new book tells of lost dog near Williams Lake during 2017 fires
Four-year-old boy assaulted at B.C. soccer game

Four-year-old boy assaulted at B.C. soccer game

It happened at a weekend tournament in Ashcroft

Four-year-old boy assaulted at B.C. soccer game
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 both directions west of 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 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.
Work continues on Sooke Road, east of Sooke. Much more roadwork is expected throughout the remainder of 2018. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)

The Editor’s Desk: Surviving the Cone Zone

There’s construction ahead on B.C.’s highways. Here’s how to survive it (more or less).

Work continues on Sooke Road, east of Sooke. Much more roadwork is expected throughout the remainder of 2018. (Dawn Gibson/Sooke News Mirror)
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.
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
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