Tara Sprickerhoff

Sophie (left) and Tad, two Maremma sheepdogs, stayed behind in the wildfire evacuation zone to look after their herd of sheep. Lynn Landry photo.

Dogs stick with sheep through wildfire

“If only they could talk”

Sophie (left) and Tad, two Maremma sheepdogs, stayed behind in the wildfire evacuation zone to look after their herd of sheep. Lynn Landry photo.
A smoky sunrise at Canim Lake on Aug. 11. Martina Dopf photo.
A smoky sunrise at Canim Lake on Aug. 11. Martina Dopf photo.
A small fire caused by a tree hitting a power line broke out near Lac des Roches. Melissa Walker photo.

Small fire knocked down by water bombers near Lac des Roches

Fire caused by tree falling on power line

A small fire caused by a tree hitting a power line broke out near Lac des Roches. Melissa Walker photo.
Area to the south west of Clinton evacuated

Area to the south west of Clinton evacuated

Evacuation routes through Highway 24 and Highway 1

Area to the south west of Clinton evacuated
100 Mile House, July 22. Tara Sprickerhoff photos.

Evacuation order lifted for 100 Mile House and South Cariboo

The evacuation orders in the area have been downgraded to alerts

100 Mile House, July 22. Tara Sprickerhoff photos.
Jil Freeman, who has organized food banks throughout the South Cariboo, holds up a sign with messages from residents of Fort McMurray who have banded together to ship food to those in need. Now local governments are co-ordinating with Fort McMurray officials to bring residents home. Submitted photo.

UNDER EVACUATION: 100 Mile seeks advice from Fort McMurray

100 Mile House prepares its re-entry plan as the closest to return in Cariboo

Jil Freeman, who has organized food banks throughout the South Cariboo, holds up a sign with messages from residents of Fort McMurray who have banded together to ship food to those in need. Now local governments are co-ordinating with Fort McMurray officials to bring residents home. Submitted photo.
The remains of a home owned by Pauline Weigelt in the 108 Mile Ranch. Used with permission of the owner. Al Richmond photo.

CRD announces 41 homes lost to date in the Cariboo

Number likely to rise

The remains of a home owned by Pauline Weigelt in the 108 Mile Ranch. Used with permission of the owner. Al Richmond photo.
Kristopher Mercer stands outside some of the shipping containers full of supplies for evacuees and those in hard-to-reach areas. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.

The ‘Postmen’ ship supplies to communities impacted by wildfires

Donations come from around B.C. and Alberta

Kristopher Mercer stands outside some of the shipping containers full of supplies for evacuees and those in hard-to-reach areas. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.
A smokey view of Canim Lake earlier this week. Martina Dopf photo.

CRD and 100 Mile begin evaluating safe return for evacuated residents

Evaluation of infrastructure and safety comes first

A smokey view of Canim Lake earlier this week. Martina Dopf photo.
“Stubborn farmers” working behind fire lines to protect homes, animals

“Stubborn farmers” working behind fire lines to protect homes, animals

“We’re going to keep fighting until we cant no more”

“Stubborn farmers” working behind fire lines to protect homes, animals
Two arrested after fire at Stampede Grounds

Two arrested after fire at Stampede Grounds

Stolen vehicle located

Two arrested after fire at Stampede Grounds
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Cool temperatures overnight keep Gustafsen fire stable

100 Mile House evacuated, Forest Grove/Canim Lake on alert

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UPDATE: Fire now estimated to be 1,500 hectares

UPDATE: Fire now estimated to be 1,500 hectares

Evacuation ordered for 103, 108, 105 Mile and the western part of Lac la Hache

UPDATE: Fire now estimated to be 1,500 hectares