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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 03 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay reminds residents of the Proctor/Harrop area there will be a public meeting Monday, September 4th at 6 p.m. to update residents on the Harrop Creek Wildfire.

In media release Monday, the RDCK says the Harrop Creek Wildfire continues to burn at the top of the slope, with minimal spread towards the communities below.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Sep 02 2017

In the interest of public safety, the Regional District of East Kootenay has implemented a partial evacuation order for the Moyie Lake area and an evacuation alert for the St. Mary's River area effective immediately Sept. 1, 2017.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 01 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre said in media release that BC Wildfire Service reports no significant growth in the Harrop Creek wildfire overnight.

“The fire is approximately 4.5 km upslope of the community and wildfire crews are engaged in containment operations as part of a contingency plan,” the RDCK release said.

by City of Trail on Thursday Aug 31 2017

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.

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 30 2017
by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

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.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 29 2017


A quick response by Nelson Fire Rescue avoided what could have been a disastrous outcome after a grass fire started on the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) lands near Kal Tire Monday evening.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 28 2017

RCMP said in a media release, "distracted driving" looks to the be cause of a two-vehicle accident late Monday morning on Highway 3A west of Nelson near the Beasley Bluffs.

The accident caused a major disruption to traffic flows on Highway 3A around the noonhour.