Ashley Wadhwani

posted 128 stories to Lake Cowichan Gazette.
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Evacuation order lifted for 100 Mile House and South Cariboo

The evacuation orders in the area have been downgraded to alerts

  • Jul 22nd, 2017 2:00pm

UNDER EVACUATION: Prince George, Kamloops prepare for long term

Housing, medical care top of list for evacuees with no clear re-entry date in sight

  • Jul 22nd, 2017 9:30am

UNDER EVACUATION: Some stay behind to protect their homes

A look at why those told to leave during an emergency decide to stay inside the evacuation zone

  • Jul 21st, 2017 8:30pm

Mountie caught ‘having a word’ with two pigs

With Williams Lake and 100 Mile House under evacuation, RCMP are getting acquainted with livestock

  • Jul 21st, 2017 10:45am

Canadian Armed Forces on way to Williams Lake

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

  • Jul 21st, 2017 10:30am

Welfare, disability rates to see $100 boost

New rates are $1,133 for a person receiving disability assistance, $710 for income assistance

  • Jul 20th, 2017 1:00pm

UNDER EVACUATION: Couple leaves fate of home in Mother Nature’s hands

Kind gestures help soften the anxiety as evacuees play the waiting game for updates on fire growth

  • Jul 20th, 2017 12:00pm

It’s raining in Williams Lake, but not for long

Emergency personnel are getting some short-term relief as rain falls in Williams Lake

  • Jul 20th, 2017 11:15am

More than 50 illegal fires reported in two days: Coastal Fire Centre

Ignoring a fire ban carries a $1,150 fine

  • Jul 20th, 2017 9:00am

UNDER EVACUATION: Livestock safe, well cared for by volunteers

In Prince George, volunteers are walking, feeding and cleaning up after about 250 evacuated animals

  • Jul 18th, 2017 12:00pm

VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts

The agency is keeping up with the influx of evacuees

  • Jul 16th, 2017 8:00pm

VIDEO: Emergency reception centres open across B.C.

Wildfire evacuees will receive lodging and food at the centres

  • Jul 16th, 2017 6:30pm

Lower Mainland prepares for 13,000 wildfire evacuees

Surrey and Chilliwack have already begun preparations

  • Jul 15th, 2017 10:30pm

BREAKING: Williams Lake is under evacuation

Cariboo Regional District has issued the order due to strong winds creating violent fire activity.

  • Jul 15th, 2017 6:00pm

B.C. wildfire crews prepare for windy weekend

Environment Canada is forecasting a cold front Saturday afternoon

  • Jul 14th, 2017 1:00pm

Recreation sites now closed across Cariboo Fire Centre

Any members of the public currently using recreation sites are being advised to leave.

  • Jul 13th, 2017 11:30am

PHOTOS: Wildfires engulf parts of B.C.

A gallery of photos from around the province as thousands are evacuated from their homes

  • Jul 10th, 2017 3:00pm

‘We have to try and save our homes’: Tl’etinqox First Nation

The members are gathering at the Anaham Band office to serve food and water as they wait it out

  • Jul 9th, 2017 10:30pm

BREAKING: 100 Mile is under evacuation

Gustafsen fire is estimated to be 5,000 hectares in size.

  • Jul 9th, 2017 9:00pm

$100M for cities devastated by B.C. wildfires

Hundreds were evacuated from their homes in Cache Creek due to a 4,200 hectare wildfire in the area

  • Jul 9th, 2017 12:30pm