Please pay attention -- help prevent wildfires. Here's a press release from the Southeast Fire Centre:
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Friday, July 6, 2018, Category 2 open burning will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction.
One man was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a tractor-trailer unit crashed and caught fire Wednesday on Highway 6 south of Nelson.
RCMP said in a media release RCMP investigators with Nelson Detachment and West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a report of a single vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer unit near the Heritage City.
In recognition of the seventieth anniversary of the flood of 1948, the Trail Museum & Archives has developed a new exhibit entitled The Flood of ’48: A River Ran Through It! The exhibit opens officially on July 4 in the Trail Museum & Archives at the Riverfront Centre in the aptly named Columbia Gallery.
Two Kootenay communities have agreed to send letters to the top 20 biggest fossil fuel companies asking them to pay their fair share in local climate costs. This is in line with the Climate Law in Our Hands initiative that is asking local governments all over BC to write letters to the fossil fuel industry to demand accountability.
It’s a major achievement for a Sea Cadet to gain provincial recognition. It's another to be recognized as tops in Canada.
Flood debris and changes to river channels and lakeshores could pose navigational hazards to recreational boaters and others who float or swim in Boundary area waterways this summer, said the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) in a recent media release.
A man camping southwest of Creston was attacked by a grizzly bear Saturday morning said the B.C. Conservation Service.
The man, camping on the shore after kayaking on the Kootenay River near the East Kootenay town, was surprised at approximately 6 a.m. The man, taking a morning walk, was mauled but did manage to escape before calling 911.
One of the most nationally-recognizable cups of coffee is set to be poured in Grand Forks.
The city has approved a development permit application at its June 11 regular meeting for a Tim Hortons restaurant for Central Avenue.