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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 26 2018

Environment Canada has issued a Special air quality statement for most of the southern interior of the province, including West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake, Boundary, Slocan/Arrow Lakes and East Kootenay.

"During a wildfire, smoke conditions can change quickly over short distances and can vary considerably hour-by-hour," the Environment Canada website said.

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 26 2018

Teck Resources Limited (“Teck”), (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) today announced the closing of the sale of its two-thirds interest in the Waneta Dam in British Columbia, Canada, to BC Hydro for $1.2 billion cash.                                                                                                             

by RCAC on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) will be presenting Celebrate! 20 Years in the Making. This is a juried visual art exhibition in celebration of the RCAC’s 20th Anniversary.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

The City of Nelson is advising all Nelson Hydro customers of telephone scam making its rounds.

Customers have been complaining of fraudulent telephone calls that impersonate Nelson Hydro staff.

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

The City of Trail received a generous donation of $27,000 USD from Rich and Annie of the Murphy Family Foundation towards the Lower Sunningdale Park Court Conversion Project. (Rich Murphy is the owner of the Trail Smoke Eaters).

by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

Almost one in five Nelsonites lives below the Canadian low-income measure threshold, according to the latest Report Card on Homelessness released earlier this month.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 24 2018

The provincial government is restricting commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting to protect grizzly bear habitat, including several locales in the East Kootenay.

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Jul 24 2018

The Smoky Skies Bulletin has been removed from the Boundary region said Environment Canada.

The Bulletin continues for East Columbia, Okanagan Valley and South Thompson regions.

Special air quality statement for Boundary region

Environment Canada has issued an Smoky Skies Bulletin for the Okanagan, Boundary and East Columbia regions of BC.