Max Winkelman

Whisper shows off her impressive collection of softballs collected. Submitted photo.

Dog returns nearly 80 lost balls to softball teams

South Cariboo resident, Whisper, really has a thing for softballs

Whisper shows off her impressive collection of softballs collected. Submitted photo.
Presley asked her mom, Karen Peterson to share this picture and say thank you to the community of 100 Mile House, the Bliss Tribe No Limits, Vancouver friends, family near and far, the staff at 100 mile house hospital, the paramedics and flight crew and the nurses, Dr’s and trauma counsellors at the BC Children’s Hospital. Submitted photos.

Donations pouring in for B.C. girl badly burned during science project

Community support from South Cariboo and others really appreciated

Presley asked her mom, Karen Peterson to share this picture and say thank you to the community of 100 Mile House, the Bliss Tribe No Limits, Vancouver friends, family near and far, the staff at 100 mile house hospital, the paramedics and flight crew and the nurses, Dr’s and trauma counsellors at the BC Children’s Hospital. Submitted photos.
Fire seen yesterday near Kamloops. BC Wildfire Service photo.

Around 40,000 lightning strikes and over 200 new fires in B.C. in the past two days

‘We’re expecting that the worst of the lightning is now over’

Fire seen yesterday near Kamloops. BC Wildfire Service photo.
A 20-hectare fire 13 kilometres northwest of Logan Lake as seen yesterday, June 20. BC Wildfire Service photo.

115 new wildfires burning across B.C. due to 19,000 lightning strikes

More fires expected to start today, says BC Wildfire Service officials

A 20-hectare fire 13 kilometres northwest of Logan Lake as seen yesterday, June 20. BC Wildfire Service photo.
Heinz Weigelt was changing his shirt on the Fuego volcano in 1995 when everything started shaking and a black cloud of smoke came up. Submitted photos.

B.C. man recalls terrifying experience at edge of Fuego volcano in Guatemala

‘I had never been on a volcano when it started grumbling. That was scary.’

Heinz Weigelt was changing his shirt on the Fuego volcano in 1995 when everything started shaking and a black cloud of smoke came up. Submitted photos.
Samara Masun from the Lac la Hache Elementary School plants a new tree in the 108 Greenbelt that was affected by wildfires last year. Max Winkelman photos.

Kids plant more than 1,000 trees to replace those burned in 2017 wildfires

A new generation for a new generation

Samara Masun from the Lac la Hache Elementary School plants a new tree in the 108 Greenbelt that was affected by wildfires last year. Max Winkelman photos.
Smoke from the Allie Lake wildfire as seen last month. BC Wildfire Service photo.

BC Wildfire Service: Headway on Allie Lake and Xusum Creek wildfires

Recent seasonal weather is aiding efforts

Smoke from the Allie Lake wildfire as seen last month. BC Wildfire Service photo.
The updated map of the Allie Lake wildfire restriction order boundary provided by the BC Wildfire Service.

35 per cent containment reported for Allie Lake fire 60 km west of Barriere

Fire information officer: Incoming cold front shifts services’ attention to southeast

The updated map of the Allie Lake wildfire restriction order boundary provided by the BC Wildfire Service.
The updated map of the Allie Lake wildfire restriction order boundary provided by the BC Wildfire Service.

UPDATED May 28: 35 percent containment on Allie Lake fire

Fire information officer: Incoming cold front shifts services’ attention to southeast

The updated map of the Allie Lake wildfire restriction order boundary provided by the BC Wildfire Service.
The BC Wildfire Service active wildfire map has two listings within the Elephant Hill Wildfire perimeter.

One flare-up within Elephant Hill fire contained other believed out

Initial attack crew and a unit crew on standby in 100 Mile House should lighting strikes occur

The BC Wildfire Service active wildfire map has two listings within the Elephant Hill Wildfire perimeter.
Smoke from the Gustafsen Wildfire in 2017. File photo.

Most B.C. residents didn’t feel their city was prepared for wildfire season: report

Respondents split on communication effectiveness

Smoke from the Gustafsen Wildfire in 2017. File photo.
Zoe Daigle on a horse. Submitted photo.
Zoe Daigle on a horse. Submitted photo.
Zoe Daigle on a horse. Submitted photo.

12-year-old girl from 108 Mile Ranch dies in quad incident

Father used to work in Clearwater, fundraiser set up

Zoe Daigle on a horse. Submitted photo.
File photo.

BC Wildfire Service warns of overwintering fire potential

Public asked to report any wildfire or smoke

File photo.
Karen Peterson on her yoga mat. Max Winkelman photo.

‘I hated who I was. I had a hard time looking in the mirror’

Cariboo woman shares past struggles with alcohol, drugs

Karen Peterson on her yoga mat. Max Winkelman photo.
The Archie house in approximately 1973. Trudy Archie photo.

Dealing with addiction; Finding the root cause

B.C. First Nations man hosts conference to help himself, other heal

The Archie house in approximately 1973. Trudy Archie photo.
Red Cross to cover B.C. man’s $20,000 emergency airfare after evacuation

Red Cross to cover B.C. man’s $20,000 emergency airfare after evacuation

Evacuated to Whitehorse during wildfires but had to be flown to Vancouver for heart condition

Red Cross to cover B.C. man’s $20,000 emergency airfare after evacuation
The Gustafsen wildfire aftermath in August 2017. File photo.

100 Mile OSB Mill to temporarily suspend operations due to a lack of wood

Norbord says wildfires and winter conditions to blame

The Gustafsen wildfire aftermath in August 2017. File photo.
Regrowth on the Gustafsen Wildfire seen in August 2017. File photo.

$100,000 kicks off new wildfire recovery campaign

Campaign looks to “ReLeaf” fire affected areas

Regrowth on the Gustafsen Wildfire seen in August 2017. File photo.
Accommodation tax coming to parts of B.C.’s north ahead of summer

Accommodation tax coming to parts of B.C.’s north ahead of summer

Three per cent tax to be added on May 1, set to boost tourism funding

Accommodation tax coming to parts of B.C.’s north ahead of summer