Daily Archives: August 4, 2018

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This captured smoke up Hester Creek is a result of drift smoke from the Similkameen. No fire is on that ridge.

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Last photo of the night

One small crew from BC Wildfire still on the top of Oliver Mountain. Local fire fighters have returned to quarters. Cause of the blaze: 1 report of some lightning strikes in the area today 1 report of a person seen … Continue reading

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Up top – from a spotter – thanks to BC wildfire service

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Getting manpower to fire now the challenge

Water tankers seemed to have finished. Resources at airport – but believed being used in Keremeos Oliver Fire Department has crews heading to the mountain top. Forestry has a spotter helicopter at the moment. All fire pictures today (large format) … Continue reading

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Forestry hitting it hard

Two tankers off loading water and retardant at Oliver Mtn.

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Oliver Mtn – bush fire

Time: 5:30 Saturday evening under 2 HA fire south and west of Telus Tower Forestry bird dog and helicopter on scene Oliver Fire Department monitoring situation not a lot of fuel for a full out fire.

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Think about it with Joseph Seiler

Model A model is a version, like a model A Ford. Henry kept improving his car models and found the model T worked well and was popular so made a huge bunch of them. I haven’t seen much of the … Continue reading

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On the Sunnyside

Muddy Boots The army sergeant didn’t like it that one of the soldiers would kneel by the bed every night to pray. It irked him so much that one night he picked up his muddy boots and threw them at … Continue reading

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by Pat Whalley

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL                               How many times did we hear the phrase “act your age” when we were growing up?  What is it about life that we are supposed to be serious and well behaved, why do we always … Continue reading

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