There have been eight new wildfires in the Southeast Fire Centre today, and four yesterday, according to Fire Information Officer Carlee Kachman.
“Most of them are in the Cranbrook area – none are near here (Castlegar/Trail),” Kachman added.
In the interest of public safety, the Regional District of East Kootenay has implemented an evacuation alert for the Moyie Lake area, effective at 8 a.m. on Aug. 31.
A two-vehicle collision caused a brief closure of Hwy 3A this morning, according to Castlegar RCMP Cpl. Brett Turner.
“A vehicle was turning left onto Hwy 3A off of Glade Ferry Road toward Castlegar, and was struck by a northbound vehicle, resulting in a T-bone collision,” Turner said. “It caused extensive damage to the vehicles, both of which had to be towed.”
The City of Trail is now the official owner of the building at 898 Victoria Street (the old Union Hotel) and three adjacent properties to the immediate south, including two vacant lots and one building on Cedar Avenue.
Smoke from wildfires in BC and south of the 49th parallel has forced Environment Canada to amend the area covered by the Smoky Skies Bulletin that was last updated on Monday August 28 due to changing conditions.
For the first time in 16 years, B.C. workers have much to celebrate on Labour Day.
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Attention musicians! During the Rossland Acoustic Music Camp , from the evening of September 29 to October 1, 2017, the red-roofed church ―and now school ― at First Avenue and Queen Street will ring with music, as musicians fill it with sound to sharpen their playing skills.
Police have seized a massive amount of drugs near Salmo yesterday, according to West Kootenay Traffic Services Sgt. Chad Badry.
“Early yesterday afternoon, police officers from West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit and
Join Robson Fire Fighters on Labour Day Long Weekend, Sept. 2 and 3, as they host the fourth annual Firefighter Games in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Be sure to attend this FREE family friendly event that will kick off with opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pass Creek Regional Exhibition Fairgrounds.
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