The Final BC Cup DH of the Season held in Fernie BC

PIKEBIKE…Words and photos by Danielle Baker

The last BC Cup of the season for the last few years has been held at Fernie Alpine Resort as part of the Dunbar Summer Series; the brain child of Event Director, Stephen Exley. A long and winding – and beautiful – 12-hour drive from the coast deters many, allowing for a solid contingent from Alberta and some, always colorful and welcome, locals! The racers who do make the pilgrimage do it simply for the love of racing and that makes for an especially unique crew!

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UPDATED: Fourteen new Wildfires started overnight after lightning storm hit southeast BC

Several lightning strikes last evening has resulted in 14 new wildfires in the West Kootenay area of southeast BC. The fire danger rating in most of the Southeast Fire Centre is currently “high”, with some areas rated “extreme” in the Cranbrook, Arrow and Kootenay Lake fire zones.

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