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Sylvan Lake’s newsest coffee shop now open

Cafe Belles Eaux is owned and opperated by jazz musician Beth Arrison

Surrey training more volunteers to help fire evacuees

So far 700 people have registered for help at the Cloverdale Arena emergency centre

UPDATE: Wildfire looter nabbed for $65,000 haul

Thousands in stolen property recovered by police near Williams Lake

Gord Bamford Charity Golf Classic reaches a milestone year

Over its decade-long history, the event has generated over $2.7 million for charity

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Alberta Integrated Traffic Units to focus on young drivers’ safety

Alberta RCMP urge young drivers to exercise caution and avoid distractions.

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New equipment makes a safer workplace for paramedics

The Alberta Government is investing $20-million to equip ground ambulances with power lifts

Sylvan Lake faces higher then expected costs in RCMP contract

Sylvan dipped into the town’s surplus to pay the difference for 2017 contract

Air quality warning issued for Sylvan Lake area

The warning is a result of the smoke from the B.C. wild fires.

BREAKING: Williams Lake is under evacuation

Cariboo Regional District has issued the order due to strong winds creating violent fire activity.

BBB warns of charity scams related to wildfires

Scammers can take advantage of any situation, even disasters

City reviewing emergency protocols in light of fiery week in B.C.

That includes reviewing the emergency operations centre and co-ordination with other authorities

Fire crews battling small local blazes

Local firefighting unit crews are helping out with fires in B.C. Interior

Fires seem more intense than in past: air tanker pilot

Over last four decades, Dennis Graham has fought hundreds of fires across British Columbia

Not ‘man-eating beasts:’ Study suggests attacking polar bears young, hungry

Polar bears attacking humans are misunderstood

  • Jul 15th, 2017

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

“We’re going to keep fighting until we can’t no more”

Loonie soars as interest rates rise

The Bank of Canada hiked the interest rate for the first time in 7 years on Wednesday.

BBB warns of charity scams related to wildfires

Scammers can take advantage of any situation, even disasters

Heat could cause issues with area crops

Canola, peas may experience some losses due to extreme July heat