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BC Wildfire Service battling out-of-control blaze; Highway 97 partially closed

BC Wildfire Service battling out-of-control blaze; Highway 97 partially closed

PEACHLAND, B.C. — The BC Wildfire Service was fighting an out-of-control blaze in the province's southern Interior on Monday that prompted the partial closure of a major highway.
To stay cool, leave house windows closed or open?

To stay cool, leave house windows closed or open?

Distressed dog spotted in crate hitched to recreational trailer found safe: RCMP

Distressed dog spotted in crate hitched to recreational trailer found safe: RCMP

Police are working with the BC SPCA to determine potential charges.
The Stawamus Chief’s Grand Wall area has been closed

The Stawamus Chief’s Grand Wall area has been closed

BC Parks says the Squamish climbing area will be shut until hazard assessments are complete.
Sea to Sky Gondola closes on account of extreme heat

Sea to Sky Gondola closes on account of extreme heat

The tourist attraction anticipates reopening on Wednesday, June 30.
Highway 97 fully reopened overnight below Peachland wildfire

Highway 97 fully reopened overnight below Peachland wildfire

The fire broke out south of Peachland just after 9:30 a.m. Monday.
Bear family hits the pool to beat the heat in Coquitlam

Bear family hits the pool to beat the heat in Coquitlam

Here's how a Coquitlam bear family beat the heat on Sunday by playing in a pool in Metro Vancouver
Heat wave dubbed 'dangerous,' 'historic,' bakes much of Western Canada

Heat wave dubbed 'dangerous,' 'historic,' bakes much of Western Canada

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada warns the torrid heat wave that has settled over much of Western Canada won't lift for days, although parts of British Columbia and Yukon could see some relief sooner. Heat warnings remain posted across B.C.
Temperature in Lytton, B.C., breaks all-time Canadian high set in 1937

Temperature in Lytton, B.C., breaks all-time Canadian high set in 1937

VANCOUVER — The temperature in a village in British Columbia's southern Interior reached a scorching 46.1 C this afternoon, marking a new all-time high recorded in Canada.
Updated: Significant rock fall at the Grand Wall of the Stawamus Chief

Updated: Significant rock fall at the Grand Wall of the Stawamus Chief

Squamish Fire Rescue reports the fall did not injure anyone.