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Black Press websites deliver latest fire news during partial print publication pause

Black Press websites deliver latest fire news during partial print publication pause

Until the extreme fire situation subsides, the Black Press printing plant in Williams Lake, The Williams Lake Tribune and 100 Mile House Free Press have suspended print operations.

CTV says the step was taken by city officials who say a forecast indicates flames from a 20-square kilometre wildfire could head straight for the city on Wednesday.

The evacuation alert applies to the following areas. The 100 Mile House Free Press will not produce an E-edition or print edition until the evacuation order for 100 Mile House has been lifted and normal business operations can resume.

Directly East to the southern end of Chimney Lake, continuing east to Wright Station Road at the north end of Lac La Hache.

Trump says he is considering quotas, tariffs on Chinese steel dumping
On Thursday, the VanEck Vectors steel exchange-traded fund rose 0.6 percent after being down 1 percent before Trump's remarks. Trump also said he would invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House.

The Williams Lake Tribune will continue to produce its E-edition but will not produce a print edition until further notice.

Prince George Mayor, Lyn Hall noted on Monday that 180 cots had been set up at Prince George Senior Secondary for evacuees from 100 Mile House, but he adds that the city is ready for the hundreds if not thousands more evacuees to follow.

In preparation, potential evacuees should pack enough clothing and medication to cover them for at least three days, get in contact with family and friends about the situation and share with them your plan to get to a designated reception centre.

Once under an evacuation order, people should register with the Red Cross, either online or via phone (1-800-863-6582).


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