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.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay reminds residents of the Proctor/Harrop area there will be a public meeting Monday, September 4th at 6 p.m. to update residents on the Harrop Creek Wildfire.
In media release Monday, the RDCK says the Harrop Creek Wildfire continues to burn at the top of the slope, with minimal spread towards the communities below.
In the interest of public safety, the Regional District of East Kootenay has implemented a partial evacuation order for the Moyie Lake area and an evacuation alert for the St. Mary's River area effective immediately Sept. 1, 2017.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre said in media release that BC Wildfire Service reports no significant growth in the Harrop Creek wildfire overnight.
“The fire is approximately 4.5 km upslope of the community and wildfire crews are engaged in containment operations as part of a contingency plan,” the RDCK release said.
The City of Trail is now the official owner of the building at 898 Victoria Street (the old Union Hotel) and three adjacent properties to the immediate south, including two vacant lots and one building on Cedar Avenue.