The Wuta-Hanben section of the Suao-Hualien Highway, in Nanao Township, Yilan County, was temporarily blocked on Monday due to falling rocks. Highway police were on site to enforce the blockage.
This undated photo from the Forestry Bureau shows the bright red leaves of Acer maximowiczii at Yilan's Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area.
The old Caoling tunnel, a tourist attraction in Yilan, is shown in the photo taken on Tuesday, May 24. The scenic location is on the path of a mountain marathon which was slated to take place May 28-29
Eleven alleged members of a northeastern Yilan County-based gang were recently arrested by local police authorities amid accusations of extortions, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
The annual Yilan Green Expo opened Saturday in Su'ao in the northeastern county and will run until May 15.
A Chinese student at Fo Guang University in Yilan has been missing since he was swept by a big wave into the Pacific Ocean off Wushi Port in the county on Sunday, according to local police and Coast Guard officers.
Visitors holding tickets from the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA, 台鐵) and domestic bus companies can take free bus rides in Yilan County throughout the nine-day Lunar New Year holiday, announced the Yilan County Government (宜蘭縣政府) on Wednesday.
A Taiwanese woman working as a private tutor in Yilan County was swindled out of a large sum of money over the past few months by a Facebook friend claiming to be a U.S. national, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Sunday, releasing a fraud warning for virtual communities.
Chen Shin-yi (陳鑫益), secretary general of the Yilan County Government, resigned yesterday from his post after suspicions were raised that he was linked to two farm properties not engaged in agricultural activities, which goes against current farm-ownership laws.1 Comment
A snake was found on a train as it was passing through eastern Yilan County yesterday morning, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA, 台灣鐵路管理局) said yesterday.1 Comment