Columbia Valley Pioneer Staff

As the Yearling Creek fire expands, the RDEK has issued an Evacuation Order for three dwellings in the Cross River area.

The ORDER includes Nipika Mountain Resort, Cross River Education & Retreat Centre, Cross River Forest Service Road, and Cross River Canyon Recreation Site.

In addition, an Evacuation ALERT has been issued for six dwellings on Settler’s Road and Horseshoe Rapids Recreation Site.

A copy of the Order and Alert and associated maps are posted on