In a media release Tuesday, The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) said all public access to its Darkwoods Conservation Area located in the mountains east of Ymir and west of Creston is closed due to a large wildfire on its southern border.
There was no smoke or fire as the city took its final toke on the document that will legislate the use, production and sale of cannabis in Grand Forks.
City council passed final reading of the Zoning Bylaw amendment late last month that included several points pertaining to cannabis.
The public is invited to Toadfest at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 between 4-7 p.m., and Thursday, August 23, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.
The Emergency Management Service is activating the Emergency Operations Centre to Level 1 to support wildfire response within the RDKB, according to Chris Marsh, RDKB manager of emergency programs. He also said roughly 55 homes in the region are being put on evacuation alert due to wildfire activity.
The Southeast Fire Centre has placed area restrictions to the public due to wildfires near Revelstoke and Kokanee Glacier Park outside Silverton.
This morning a Harms Pacific transport truck and trailer contracted by International Raw Materials Ltd. (IRM), carrying sulphuric acid, went off Highway 22 just west of Rossland. According to a news release by IRM, no sulphuric acid has spilled at this time; emergency services vehicles are on-site and there is no threat to health or vehicle safety. No injuries have been reported.
The City of Trail would like to provide the public with an update on the action the City has taken since the two sulphuric acid spills that occurred on April 10 and May 23, 2018 on Highway 3B (Highway 22).
Join Trail Arts Council in celebrating the start of the performance season and the exciting Bailey Theatre upgrades. Reserve your tickets now! It will be on October 4, 2018, at 7:30 pm.