A trio of law enforcement members from Nelson are in Kelowna Friday for the start of the 6th annual Cops for Kids Ride.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary in a press release Friday said the BC Government has issued a Level 4 Drought for the Kootenay Boundary region (the entire Kettle River Watershed) as of Friday, September 8, 2017.
"With little to no precipitation, our recently overflowing rivers are now drying up," the RDKB said.
The BC Wildfire Service is reminding the public that there are a number of restrictions within the Southeast Fire Centre.
The operation of any off-road vehicle (ORV) for recreational purposes on Crown land continues to be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre. Jeeps, trucks or other "on-highway" vehicles must remain on constructed or defined road surfaces.
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For the former president of the Nelson Road Kings Automobile club, it makes perfect sense to tie in this year’s Queen City Cruise with the end of Nelson’s Art Walk season.
“To my mind, they’re works of art,” says Mike Keegan of the 400-plus cars that will be on display on Baker Street this weekend in the Heritage City.
According to the FireSmoke.ca website, the smoke plaguing the Boundary/West Kootenay is going to be intense over the next few days.
The website for heavy smoke filtering into the region through into Thursday.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergeny Operations Centre said in a media release Tuesday while the Harrop Creek Wildfire continues to burn, there has been no significant growth towards the communities below.
However, the RDCK EOC said the communities of Harrop, Procter, Sunshine Bay, and Kootenay Lake Village remain on Evacuation Alert.
RCMP and BC Sheriffs are now patrolling the Moyie Lake area after the Regional District of East Kootenay implemented a full evacuation order for the area due to the aggressive nature of the Lamb Creek wildfire Sunday.
Patrols were instituted after the Regional District of East Kootenay issued an Evacuation Order Moyie Lake area.