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Charlie Lake firefighters join wildfire fight in Burns Lake

Charlie Lake firefighters join wildfire fight in Burns Lake

Two Charlie Lake firefighters are off to the provincial wildfire fight in Burns Lake.

Charlie Lake fire hall news

The Charlie Lake fire department has responded to a number of incidents over the last few weeks. On July 30, firefighters were called to a structure fire at the Canfor lumber mill around 7:30 p.m.
Interim fire chief announced for Charlie Lake

Interim fire chief announced for Charlie Lake

Patrick McPhillips in the interim fire chief of the Charlie Lake Fire Department. McPhillips comes with a 35-year career with Coquitlam Fire/Rescue, according to the Peace River Regional District.
What's with all the algae in Charlie Lake, anyway?

What's with all the algae in Charlie Lake, anyway?

Another Peace Region summer is blooming into August, and with it comes everybody's most hated blooms in Charlie Lake: algae.
This teen is beating drugs and alcohol with the help of 4-H, horse academy

This teen is beating drugs and alcohol with the help of 4-H, horse academy

Three years ago, you'd be hard pressed to get a sentence out of Braiden Markwick. The Charlie Lake teen was skipping school, failing class, drinking and doing drugs.
Charlie Lake needs another new fire chief

Charlie Lake needs another new fire chief

Just as soon as he was promoted to fire chief in Charlie Lake, Dale Widsten is moving on. The fire hall veteran has taken the job as district fire chief for the County of Grande Prairie. Widsten's last day with Charlie Lake will be Aug.
Wet, cool June ends with funnel cloud near Charlie Lake

Wet, cool June ends with funnel cloud near Charlie Lake

Tornadoes may be most often associated with the American Midwest, but that doesn't mean we don't get them in Canada too.
Dale Widsten named Charlie Lake's new fire chief

Dale Widsten named Charlie Lake's new fire chief

Dale Widsten has been named fire chief of the Charlie Lake Fire Department. It's a promotion for Widsten, who steps into the role after serving as the department's deputy chief for the last five years.
Firefighters pass the muster at regional hoselay competition

Firefighters pass the muster at regional hoselay competition

The Charlie Lake Fire Department took the top title in the 2018 Peace Region Hoselay Competition last weekend. The event drew in firefighters from across Northeast B.C.
Natural resource advocacy workshop Saturday

Natural resource advocacy workshop Saturday

Fort St. John for LNG will host a workshop on natural resource advocacy Saturday afternoon. The workshop is being led by Steve Simons of ResourcEd, who will also speak at a rally earlier in the day.