Not many 10-year-olds would consider spending their birthday climbing the 2,830 steps up the notoriously challenging Grouse Grind® – but young fundraiser Talia Yorish is determined to make a difference.
By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications
Joe Davidson made the most of his opportunities with the Nelson Leafs last season.
FortisBC crews have been working around the clock since Monday morning to remove trees on lines, repair damage and restore customers following the Monday, September 7, windstorm that approximately 6,000 customers in the Kootenays lost power due to trees damaging four transmission lines and many smaller lines that provide service to the area.
Environment Canada issued a Special air quality statement for parts of the southern interior of BC, including East and West Kootenay and Arrow Lakes, Slocan Lakes due to wildfire smoke over the next 24-72 hours.
“Hot and dry conditions will continue in south eastern British Columbia until Monday,” the Environment Canada website said.
The search for a missing Wilmer man ended today in tragedy following the discovery of his remains.
British Columbia’s maximum annual allowable rent increase for 2021 is set at 1.4%, which is less than half of what it would have been prior to changes made by the Province in 2018.
With summer winding down, and the weatherman cooperating with some hot temperatures, FortisBC is asking British Columbians, specifically residents in the Kootenay region to be extremely cautious when in and around its hydroelectric dams.
The rising cost of residential construction has created a cause for concern at the regional district, prompting them to balk on implementing new provincial building guidelines to ease the burden.