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Old Fort landslide evacuees can go home today

Old Fort landslide evacuees can go home today

Most Old Fort landslide evacuees are finally able to go home. The Peace River Regional District board lifted the evacuation order for most of the community at a special meeting on Sunday.
Old Fort landslide evacuees could be allowed to return home next week

Old Fort landslide evacuees could be allowed to return home next week

The Peace River Regional District board will decide whether Old Fort residents can finally return home on Sunday. The board has scheduled a special meeting for 11 a.m.
Old Fort landslide report received

Old Fort landslide report received

The Peace River Regional District may soon decide the fate of Old Fort evacuees. The regional district says it received the final report from Westrek Geotechnical Services on Oct.
PRRD wants provincial oversight on response to Old Fort landslide

PRRD wants provincial oversight on response to Old Fort landslide

The Peace River Regional District will be asking the province for help to monitor and assess its response to the Old Fort landslide. At its Oct.
Changes to Old Fort landslide evacuation orders and alerts

Changes to Old Fort landslide evacuation orders and alerts

The Peace River Regional District has made a number of changes to evacuations alerts and orders regarding the Old Fort landslide. An evacuation order for 9819 240 Road has been downgraded to an alert.
Outlook 'favourable' for some Old Fort residents

Outlook 'favourable' for some Old Fort residents

Some Old Fort residents may soon be allowed to return home. In an update Friday afternoon, the Peace River Regional District says the outlook is favourable, once road standards are met.
Little movement on Old Fort landslide, but evacuation order stalls investigation

Little movement on Old Fort landslide, but evacuation order stalls investigation

The Old Fort landslide continues to slow, moving just half a metre over the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. The ministry is currently building a temporary road through the landslide debris.
Bedrock failure the cause of Old Fort landslide

Bedrock failure the cause of Old Fort landslide

The ground beneath the Old Fort landslide had been moving for months before it finally let go in a massive collapse in September and forced more than 150 residents to evacuate their homes.
Natural gas to Old Fort shut off, frustrating evacuees

Natural gas to Old Fort shut off, frustrating evacuees

Old Fort evacuees had power restored to their homes on Monday, but learned Wednesday that their natural gas supply had been shut off.
Power to Old Fort nearly restored

Power to Old Fort nearly restored

BC Hydro says it expects to have power restored to Old Fort Monday evening. Power to the community was lost Oct. 6 after a landslide damaged the power line supplying the community, and prompted an evacuation order.