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UPDATE: Smoke moves in from fires across the border

A Smoky Skies Advisory has been issued for most of Southern B.C.

UPDATE: Coquihalla reopens following truck fire

The Coquihalla is closed southbound after a truck carrying plywood ignited

Photos: Fighting a wildfire from above

Ethan Delichte from Prime Light Media captured stunning photos of aircraft fighting the Joe Rich fire

Inside a wildfire: Kelowna-area fire sits at 380 hectares

Flames began shooting up trees around her, ‘I’ve never been this scared in my life’, said Kelowna hiker

U.S. Powerball jackpot hits $700M

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery game climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history

Strangers rally for B.C. teen’s birthday surprise

A Vernon teen’s 16th birthday dream came true after a parent’s plea on Facebook for guests

Baby dolphin dies after tourists manhandle calf in Spain

“All you want is to photograph and poke, even if the animal suffers from stress.”

Death Star replaces smoke above Penticton parade

A Penticton resident had a little fun with Photoshop after the weekend parade

Williams Lakers finally allowed home after wildfire

Residents return nearly two weeks after blaze prompted evacuation order

Loon Lake waits to go home

Loon Lake residents still wait and wonder when they can go home

More military on the way to help

150 Canadian Armed Forces members headed to B.C.

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

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

UNDER EVACUATION: The health impacts on evacuees

Evacuees are stressed and emotional while also resilient and strong

Firefighters threatened with gun

Williams Lake RCMP have arrested one man in the incident

Air quality improves slightly in some areas

“Smoke concentrations will vary widely as winds, fire behaviour and temperatures change.”

Lotto winner to help wildfire evacuees

“I believe in helping people.”

Smoke fills the air for another day

“Smoke concentrations will vary widely as winds, fire behaviour and temperatures change.”

Video: Devastating footage from Boston Flats

Firefighters do not expect to get a handle on this fire any day soon

LIVE from the evacuation zone

Black Press is live from behind the fire lines near Ashcroft

BREAKING: 100 Mile evacuation to last at least another week

The Evacuation Order will remain in effect for at least seven more days