Scott Weatherford’s crash course in rural post-secondary began when he was appointed to the Selkirk College Board of Governors in 2017. Ivy League educated, the chief executive officer of Fruitvale’s ATCO Wood Products jumped at the chance to help strengthen the region through governance work at the board table.
RCMP and local search and rescue crews returned to the Kootenay River this past weekend to further search for the Edmonton Alberta man who disappeared on July 30, while attempting to rescue the family's dog.
The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a suspected human-caused wildfire, Stirton Road (N11005), near the community of Kimberley. The fire is approximately two hectares in size and is being actively actioned by initial attack and unit crews, with aerial support from air tankers, and ground support from the Kimberley fire department.
Trail RCMP are reporting a busy August long weekend, and reminding the public that there are rules around the use of fireworks
In a media release Thursday, BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, are proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the Province as of August 24, 2020.
Accommodations will be permitted for children under the age of 5 and those that cannot wear a face covering for health reasons.
The West Kootenay/Boundary experienced some of the warmest temperatures of the year during the latter stages of July said Jesse Ellis, Weather Forecaster at the Southeast Fire Centre.
In the monthly weather synopsis, Ellis said the last week of July was hot, but not a record-breaker.
Interior Health (IH) is opening a new COVID-19 testing and assessment centre in downtown Kelowna today, providing more access for testing to people who may have been exposed to positive cases in the community.
I recently spent a week touring through the South Okanagan-West Kootenay, meeting elected officials and constituents as well as enjoying the lakes, rivers and mountains that make this such a wonderful place to live. Now that COVID restrictions have been lifted somewhat, I was able to chat with people over coffee at picnic table patios in the first really fine weather of the summer.