RCMP said a Trail resident on Topping Street thought that the trunk of her car would be a good place to store the garbage overnight before setting it out for pick-up in the morning.
Police said the owner then left passenger compartment unlocked.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is monitoring river levels for the next 48 hours to ensure conditions are safe before Beatrice Street residents in Johnson Flats near Grand Forks can return to their homes.
While the COVID-19 pandemic may be keeping many of us at home, that is not true for the bears and other wildlife that live nearby -- they're out and about.
Even in these highly unusual times, Selkirk College Saints head coach Dave Hnatiuk has managed to bolster the program’s roster with talented recruits who are eager to start their post-secondary journey.
Following social distancing practices and allowing a crowd size of no more than 50 people as ordered by provincial public health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, Riondel citizens flocked to downtown core last Friday to protest the site of a proposed cell tower by TELUS.
Early Tuesday morning at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre ordered six properties to evacuate when the Kettle River breached an illegally constructed berm, cutting off access to six homes in Johnson Flats near Grand Forks, possibly damaging some structures.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has issued evacuation alerts for seven properties in the low-lying Manly Meadows area of Electoral Area ‘D’/Rural Grand Forks due to the potential for loss of road access from rising Kettle River water levels.