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Vancouver Island woman draws portrait of B.C. fire chief who was swept away by floods

‘I felt their loss, and wanted to reach out to them’ says Harpaul Nandhra.

Search ramps up for B.C. woman after dog, car found near Ashcroft

Jenny Lynn Larocque’s vehicle and dog were found in Venables Valley, but there is no sign of her

B.C. pond hockey game receives Canada-wide exposure

A picture of a pond hockey game in Lytton has been included in a Canadian Museum of History booklet

Wildfires destroy 234 structures in Thompson-Nicola region: officials

Boston Flats, Loon Lake, and Pressy Lake were hardest hit, with 175 structures destroyed.

How to cope with stress after the B.C. wildfires

One expert says stress will vary from person to person, but there are ways of dealing with it

Clinton-area ranchers seeking compensation for controlled burn gone wrong

BC Wildfire Service says it has reached out to people affected by the Elephant Hill fire

UPDATE: Wildfire closes Highway 1 east of Cache Creek

Strong winds from the north have pushed the fire toward the former mushroom compost facility.

BREAKING: Evacuation order issued for village of Clinton

Wind has whipped the Elephant Hill wildfire across the Bonaparte River.

VIDEO: Wind and warm, dry weather increase Elephant Hill wildfire

Crews may start conducting controlled burns as early as today to try to contain the fire.

Firefighters and volunteers gather to welcome reurning Cache Creek residents

After 12 days of being evacuated, the village started to come back to life on July 18.

Ashcroft Reserve wildfire hit 10,300 hectares

Cause of the fire remains under investigation

Thick smokes still blankets Ashcroft

Regional district has created Facebook pages to help direct aid

Cache Creek electoral areas E, I, J under evacuation alert

Thompson-Nicola Regional District issues an evacuation alert

Ashcroft wildfire hits 6,100 hectares

Some 120 firefighters, eight helicopters, and eight pieces of heavy equipment are fighting the blaze

Stay safe in the sun this summer

Dr. Harvey Lui has some tips for protecting your skin, and busts a few myths about tanning.

Local MP Jati Sidhu says his doors are always open

The Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP talked to The Journal about the year just past, and challenges in the year ahead.

Public asked to help name rescued otters

The Vancouver Aquarium has taken charge of two rescued otter pups, who are enjoying their new home but need names.

Raid on call centre in India puts brakes on CRA tax scam

Experts are wondering if the scheme is permanently stopped, or if it will resume again when the heat dies down.

Police to crack down on distracted driving

It is not just a "young people" problem, and it involves more than just phones (which you shouldn't use when stopped in traffic)

Gold Country geocaching event a time to explore

The fourth annual event, on the Labour Day weekend, has a night cache, a Munzee walk, and the chance to win one of 30 limited edition coins.