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Quesnel Newswire

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  1. CIHL prepares to shrink next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... 2017-2018 season - the Terrace River Kings, Kitimat Ice Demons, Prince Rupert Rampage, Williams Lake Stampeders, and Quesnel Kangaroos. There's enough players for a full team, a new coach at the helm (Ryan Baker), and seven new players even ...

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  2. Gold mine operating, despite firesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    ... and employees usually travel Highway 97 then turn east on Highway 26 for the final leg into Wells. If it comes from Quesnel or Prince George, the access is still open but anything south of that is blocked by highway closures and evacuations in the ...

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  3. The 'Postmen' ship supplies to communities impacted by wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... working closely with Bea Peter, who, although operating the shipments north from Kamloops, is normally based out of Quesnel. When they heard about the evacuees coming south to Kamloops from Williams Lake, arriving at the Sandman Centre in the middle ...

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  4. Steep terrain and underground fires hinder containment of Green Mountain wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... systems have made life difficult for crews fighting the Green Mountain wildfire, roughly 25 kilometres southeast of Quesnel, B.C. Officials believe dry lightning sparked this 520 hectare fire. Despite aerial attacks and ground crews, the forest fire ...

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  5. Working to contain fires near QuesnelRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Green Mountain fire about 25 kilometres southeast of Quesnel is now 60 per cent contained and estimated at 553 hectares. The blaze has been renamed from Dragon Mountain Fire to Green Mountain Fire to help avoid confusion in the local area.

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  6. Calm winds allow progress on some wildfires threatening B.C. communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SooToday

    ... Cariboo Regional District has downgraded an evacuation order to an alert for a handful of properties just outside Quesnel, but has also posted an evacuation alert for a ranching and logging community near Nazko, about 100 kilometres west of Quesnel. ...

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  7. Terrace, Thornhill ready to help combat B.C. wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... for any calls to travel to wildfire areas. The truck was called to Williams Lake July 7 but the road was closed in Quesnel due to the fierce flames so the truck went back to Prince George, said Captain Deb VanderHeyden July 11. "We suspect it will ...

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  8. B.C. wildfire status Wednesday: an emotional homecoming for some evacueesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... order for 300 other properties in the region remains in effect. In addition, the people near Nazko, west of Quesnel, are now on evacuation alert. The Cariboo Regional District issued the alert on Tuesday for McFarland Meadows, an area south of ...

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  9. SPORTSLacrosse-awards.19_71.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

    ... player - Ray Masson, Co-op Petroleum Stylers; Les Bartley Memorial Trophy, top coach/manager - Albert Cooper, Quesnel M. Daniels Consulting Crossfire; R.C. Adams Glass Defensive Player of the Year - Taylor Attree, Bandits; Most Improved Player - ...

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  10. Time to step up, Premier HorganRead the original story

    Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

    ... emergency funds will cover their expenses when all of this is over. Tomorrow morning, before he leaves for Quesnel, he should have breakfast with Alex Huber and the board of the B.C. Northern Exhibition, to assure them that if they need to cancel ...

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  11. Wildfires showing the worst or best of humanity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 24 Hours

    ... nothing else, events like this certainly do tend to demonstrate human ingenuity. Fake fire marshals popped up in the Quesnel area, handing out phony evacuation notices to homeowners whose houses would then presumably be emptied of valuables by those ...

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  12. Smoke from B.C. wildfires delays flights, prompts air-quality warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    ... resulting an air quality advisory for the area and for the Fraser Valley due to high levels of fine particulates. In Quesnel and the North Okanagan, the air quality carries a high health risk rating, with a rating of seven. Williams Lake in the ...

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  13. Smoke from B.C. wildfires delays Kamloops flights, prompts warning in MetroRead the original story

    Tuesday | Brandon Sun

    ... resulting an air quality advisory for the area and for the Fraser Valley due to high levels of fine particulates. In Quesnel and the North Okanagan, the air quality carries a high health risk rating, with a rating of seven. Williams Lake in the ...

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  14. CIHL shrinking next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... 2017-2018 season - the Terrace River Kings, Kitimat Ice Demons, Prince Rupert Rampage, Williams Lake Stampeders, and Quesnel Kangaroos. There's enough players for a full team, a new coach at the helm (Ryan Baker), and seven new players even ...

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  15. Wildfire emergency: A week under threat in the B.C. InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Canada.com

    ... on Spokin Lake Road. On Friday afternoon, Zigler, a welding contractor, was at work at the Mount Polley mine near Quesnel Lake when dry lightning crackled overhead. He could see big plumes of smoke and some flames in the distance, and began to worry ...

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  16. SPORT-2017-Lax-final18_7172.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Prince George Citizen

    ... As well, the Bandits were undefeated against the Devils this season. Their only loss was a 10-9 setback to the Quesnel M. Daniels Consulting Crossfire on May 25 in Quesnel. In the best-of-three playoff semifinal round, the Bandits brushed aside the ...

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  17. Wildfires leaving many victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Prince George Citizen

    ... the call was about the front page story in Saturday's Citizen with the headline "Wildfires hurting regional tourism, Quesnel mayor says." "How insensitive of the Prince George Citizen to be concerned that tourism is affected by the wildfires," the ...

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  18. Heavy equipment recovered from suspected looterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Prince George Citizen

    ... police said they acted on a tip that a prolific offender was active within the wildfire evacuation zone. Also, two Quesnel men each face one count each of possession of a break-in instrument and possession of a controlled substance after RCMP pulled ...

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  19. West Shore firefighters lend a helping hand in B.C. InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... with them. The areas under evacuation include: the Fraser River east to the Beaver Lake Road, north to the Quesnel River, east along the Quesnel River to approximately Hydraulic, south east to Antoine Lake, south to MacIntosh Lake, east to the ...

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  20. Ban on extraordinary loads in place for two area highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Prince George Citizen

    ... to the congestion on the highways," Jabs said. With Highway 97 closed to southbound traffic 15 kilometres south of Quesnel due to the forest fires, Highway 5 remains the only route within the province linking the northern region to the rest of B.C. ...

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