People in Grand Forks recovering from recent flooding will have access to approximately 100 new homes, as the Government of British Columbia expedites plans for two new housing projects.
My parents married during the Great Depression. After the 1929 market collapse, people had to learn to make do, help each other out and live on meager incomes. Those times were seared into my parents’ attitudes and values.
The interface fire above the Trail hospital is now estimated at two hectares in size, but the calming winds and lower temperatures are aiding crews in what has been a fierce attempt to knock down the blaze.
A wildfire near the Trail hospital has drawn crews from the KBRFR as well as BC Wildfire Services, as well as prompting the activation of the Emergency Operations Centre as of about 5:20 p.m.
UPDATED: Highway 3A was opened to traffic at approximately 1:40 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
Highway 3A north of Nelson near Blaylocks was closed Tuesday afternoon due to a gas leak said a reader of The Nelson Daily.
accelerateKootenays was in Rossland on for Golden City Days with their fully electric Chevrolet Bolt. They answered questions about electric vehicles at their booth at the Fall Fair and then allowed curious Rosslanders to take the Bolt for a test drive.
Have you moved or changed your name since the last election? Are you a registered voter for BC? The BC government wants to make sure that everyone who is eligible can vote in the October – November referendum on electoral reform, and urges everyone to either register, or make sure their voter information is up-to-date.
Motorcycles filled the highways in and around the West Kootenay as the 2018 Toy Run once again rode the pavement to raise money for local communities.
Riders took to the road to Nelson after a pancake breakfast at the Castlegar Complex.
If you're just tuning back in to B.C. politics, you may have missed a great political adaptation of West Side Story this summer, where two rival gangs – the Liberistas and the Unionistas – compete for the affection of B.C. taxpayers on public infrastructure projects.