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What appears to be a bizarre home invasion/attempted arson early Tuesday morning has a local Trail woman completely rattled, and warning her fellow residents to lock their doors.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is reducing the Evacuation Order in the McCormick Creek wildfire area to an Evacuation Alert, commencing Tuesday (August 22) at 6 p.m.

The decision comes after close consultation between the RDCK and BC Wildfire Service.

A motorcyclist is lucky to be alive today after hitting a moose on Hwy 3 just east of Castlegar, according to Ootischenia Deputy Fire chief Len Coates.

Coates said the call came in at 12:29 p.m., and crews arrived on scene to find BCAS and RCMP already at work.

Saturday and Sunday, cyclists from the Kootenays and all over British Columbia will come together for MS Bike to demonstrate their power in helping to change the lives of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Regional News

On Friday when mounties make business calls, they’re not looking for hard criminals, they’re looking for local law abiding citizens who’ve been snitched on by their friends or coworkers.

A 26-year-old Trail man is behind bars with a laundry list of charges, according to Trail Acting Sgt. Devon Reid.

He said the charges stem from four separate incidents that occurred over the course of two days.

“He’s charged with Arson, Uttering Threats, Assault Causing Bodily Harm, and Break-and-Enter,” Reid said.

A 54-year-old woman from Quebec was was pronounced deceased at the scene after being struck by a vehicle on Sunday afternoon at a popular road pullout near Field, BC., Cpl. Dan Moskaluk, District Advisory NCO for...