Quick action by the Blewett Fire Department may have headed off a potential wildfire Tuesday evening in the 4000 Block of Blewett Road west of Nelson.
The local volunteer fire department quickly arrived on scene after receiving a call of a grass fire. The fire originated when a resident was cleaning out a burn barrel and nearby grass caught on fire.
Integrated Road Safety Unit and West Kootenay Traffic of the RCMP had a busy day Tuesday, issuing more than 50 tickets as police increased enforcement in and around the Nelson area.
Grand Forks RCMP is issuing a warning to the public about a driveway sealing scam circulating through the Boundary following several complaints from residents in the Kootenay and Okanagan regions.
Cpl Dan Moskaluk said in a media release Friday, a team of RCMP investigators are continuing their investigation into last Saturday’s interface fire which occurred in the Okanagan Centre Rd area of Lake Country.
Moskaluk said a dedicated tip line has been set up to encourage anyone with information to contact police.
Selkirk College is partnering with Purdue University’s Agile Strategy Lab to offer a three-day training course that helps people lead complex collaborations. This Strategic Doing 301 training has inspired hundreds of initiatives worldwide.
It appears decisions regarding the 80-plus year-old FortisBC Administration building at South Slocan will be made the upcoming months said Nicole Bogdanovic Corporate Communications Advisor for the power & gas company.
Two seasoned MLA's from the West Kootenay have found a place at the cabinet table of John Horgan's NDP government following a ceremony at Government House in Victoria Tuesday afternoon.