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Local news for Quesnel, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

13 hrs ago | The Williams Lake Tribune

Fire destroyed Esdilagh band office

An RCMP arson team and North District Regional General Investigation Section are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed the Esdilagh First Nation Band Office early Saturday.

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15 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Weekend temps cool regional fires

Cooler temperatures and higher relativity on the weekend helped 350 firefighters tackle the eight wildfires of note in the Prince George area, according to bcwildfire.ca.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Soupy, sooty skies over B.C. as more than 160 wildfires sear woodlands

A red-stained sky greeted early risers across large sections of British Columbia on Friday as heavy smoke from about 160 wildfires creates a sooty, soupy atmosphere.

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Prince George Citizen

Wildfires around Prince George

There are eight wildfires of note in the Prince George area due to their visibility or potential threat to public safety, according to bcwildfire.ca.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

CBC News

Danger warning lifted as air quality improves over Metro Vancouver

A Metro Vancouver webcam set up to monitor visual air quality showed a haze in the air over Chilliwack on Monday morning.

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The Williams Lake Tribune

Metis Jamboree shaping up

For the second year in a row, the Cariboo-Chilcotin Metis Association will host its Music Jamboree at McLeese Lake the second weekend of August.

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Canada.com

Vancouver artist Fred Herzog gets a stamp

When it's this hot outside, we need to cool off fast. Here are some fantastic pools we'd like to swim in.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Woman testifies she had relationship with Legebokoff

A former Prince George woman not only had a relationship with Cody Alan Legebokoff but was a friend of one of his alleged murder victims, the court heard Monday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Witnesses recount victims' last days

The final days of two of Cody Alan Legebokoff's alleged victims were recalled by Natasha Lynn Montgomery's boyfriend and Jill Stacey Stuchenko's fiance during testimony Monday morning at the Prince George courthouse.

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Brandon Sun

B.C. fire crews on high alert as wildfire risk climbs with lightning in forecast

Nearly 70 people have been evacuated as an uncontained wildfire rages in the Cariboo region west of Quesnel, B.C., but forestry officials say the Euchiniko Lakes blaze is not threatening any homes.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Wildfires heating up northern B.C.

Saturday's full moon is at a point in its elliptical orbit where it's closer to Earth, making it appear bigger and brighter than normal.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Castanet.net

Heat stokes 3 large wildfires

A provincewide heat wave in British Columbia is expected to hit record highs in the coming days, heightening concerns about wildfires.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Williams Lake Tribune

Fire danger increases with hot spell

B.C. forest firefighters head into the weekend with two major fires in the Interior of the province and fire risk increasing with a spell of hot weather expected.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

GlobalNews

Fire crews battle Euchiniko Lakes wildfire west of Quesnel

It's a fairly remote area - there are no towns or buildings being threatened at the moment, but crews want to get a handle on the flames before they spread further.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Barkerville Gold Trucks Bonanza Ledge Ore to QR Mill for Processing

Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / July 8, 2014 / Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. announced today that trucking operations have commenced as the Company is now delivering ore from its Bonanza Ledge mine near the town of Wells, BC for processing at its QR mill facility near the town of Quesnel, BC.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Boutique brewer brings back beer badge

In it's first year of existence, with its debut brew, the Barkerville Brewing Company has won its first national award.

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Red Deer Advocate

Whimsical video gets a reaction

The video for Chemical Reaction, a tune on Hilary Grist's second album Come & Go, can be watched on YouTube along with her previous chalk animation projects.

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Squamish Chief

Ex-Squamish man to receive Medal of Bravery

A former Squamish man is set to receive a medal of bravery from Canada's governor general for the role he played in the rescue of two people from a burning vehicle after a crash that occurred near Williams Lake in 2007.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

24 Hours

B.C. forests in several areas have needed provincial aircraft to put out fires.

Wildfire season made its first big surge of the year around British Columbia with 15 fires in the Prince George area alone Thursday.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Williams Lake Tribune

CRD tough enough to wear pink

The CRD staff and directors dressed up in their finest western wear and pink in support of the Williams Lake Stampede Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign.

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