Topic: b.c. wildfires

Clinton, B.C., museum to pay homage to 2017 wildfires with dedicated exhibit

The Clinton Museum in B.C.’s Interior is gathering stories and items to be part of its exhibit on the 2017 B.C. wildfires.

Got the winter blues? This B.C. music festival wants to turn that frown upside down

The Dark Times music festival launches in Williams Lake, B.C. on March 2.

Williams Lake cat isn't so picky about his food after 7 months fending for himself

Dexter the cat has returned home to Williams Lake after escaping during the wildfire evacuations last summer.

Williams Lake resident to use cattle for wildfire mitigation

Williams Lake city council has approved a permit for a resident to use cattle on his land to keep grass short, with the aim of protecting the property from wildfires.

B.C. wildfire and flood review kicks off consultations

Province-wide consultations began Monday in Kamloops to hear stories about last year’s devastating wildfires and spring floods.

B.C. writer wants to share your wildfire stories in her next book

Writer Claudia Cornwall is compiling stories of wildfire survival from across B.C. in a book about the province's worst wildfire season ever.

Workshop aims to help Cariboo ranchers with wildfire recovery

A free workshop is being offered in Williams Lake for ranchers working to rebuild after 2017's devastating wildfires tore through the Cariboo.

Controlled burn causes panic in fire-ravaged Cariboo

A controlled burn near 70 Mile House, B.C., on Wednesday caused residents to sound the alarm after enduring the province's worst wildfire season in history last year.

Highway closures from wildfires help push Prince George airport to record year

The Prince George airport had its busiest year in 2017, driven by passengers trying to bypass wildfires and new flights to Edmonton and Dawson Creek.

2017 was Kamloops Search and Rescue's busiest year on record

2017 was Kamloops Search and Rescue's busiest year on record due to its role in the wildfire evacuations last summer and search for fire chief swept away by flood waters in May.

2017 may have seemed like a dumpster fire, but here are 3 stories to make you smile

Sure, 2017 may have seemed like a year where the world went off the rails. But it wasn't all bad.

B.C. city at centre of 2017 wildfires hosts world café so residents can share their experiences

A world café-style gathering in Kamloops, B.C., will encourage residents to share their experiences from 2017's wildfire season.

Fire babies group bands together to help one of their own

A group of mothers who gave birth during the 2017 B.C. wildfires is working to collect donations to help out a fellow "fire baby" family in need.

Drone images give researchers in-depth knowledge of wildfire devastation, forest regeneration

A UBC professor and a team of graduate students are using drones to collect new information about wildfire behaviour and how forests are regenerating months after the blaze near Williams Lake, B.C.

B.C. Wildlife Park hopes to lift spirits and revenue with Wildlights Festival

The B.C. Wildlife Park in Kamloops, B.C., is hoping its annual Wildlights Festival will help recover some of the revenue lost as a result of a drop in tourism due to this summer's wildfires.