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by Trail Champion on Friday Sep 07 2018

Twelve firefighters from Trail and one from Montrose were dispatched to a structure fire early this morning, according to KBRFR Cpt. Greg Ferraby.

He said the call came in at 4:15 a.m. and crews arrived on scene at 9384 Hwy 22 by 4:29 a.m.

The situation was controlled by 5:10 a.m.

“Containers of recycled battery material ignited under the storage canopy at Retriev...

by City of Trail on Thursday Sep 06 2018

Ed Note. The following is a press release issued by the City of Trail:

The City of Trail has decided it will not participate in the September 7, 2018 meeting re: April and May 2018 sulphuric acid spills, arranged by International Raw Materials (IRM), as the original purpose and outcomes that would have hopefully come from the meeting can no longer be achieved. ...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 06 2018

Ed. note: The following was released by Teck Trail


Teck Trail Operations sells sulphuric acid to International Raw Materials Ltd. (IRM), which contracts with a transportation provider to transport the acid. Sulphuric acid is used in numerous applications including pulp mills, mining, water treatment and for fertilizer production. Two...

by City of Castlegar on Thursday Sep 06 2018

Marwest and the City of Castlegar are advising the public that there will be increased activity on the Columbia Avenue Project over the next few weeks:

·         Crews will start working Saturdays starting Sept. 8 through to project completion

·         Road grading will take place the week starting Sept. 10 between 13 Streetand 15 Street;

·         Road gravel will be...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Sep 06 2018

One person was taken to hospital after their vehicle rolled over near the Brilliant Dam this afternoon, according to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said the Castlegar Fire Department got a call at 2:50 p.m, with a request for mutual aid from the Tarrys Fire Department.

“By the time we attended, the lone occupant of the vehicle was already in the...

by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Thursday Sep 06 2018

Join Robson Firefighters on and Sept. 7 and 8 as they host the fifth annual Firefighter Games in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.  Be sure to attend this FREE family-friendly event that will kick off with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m Friday, September 7 at the Pass Creek Regional Exhibition Fairgrounds.

To show their support for people with neuromuscular disorders, Robson...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 06 2018

Regional District of Central Kootenay staff will release findings from a feasibility study regarding construction of a boat launch on Kootenay River in the Taghum/Blewett area on Monday, September 17 at Blewett Elementary west of Nelson.

The public meeting runs from 6-8 p.m.

“We initiated the feasibility study to examine the potential for a public boat launch on the...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 06 2018

By Leslie Welin and Terry Moist

When B.C.’s community non-profits join forces, they do it based on key principles.

One of the most important is that we’re “better together” – more effective in supporting healthier, stronger communities. That’s why we’re excited at Board Voice about the B.C. government’s Foundry initiative.

Board Voice is a non-...

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Sep 05 2018

Following record flooding this past spring, Grand Forks City Council announced in a media release Tuesday its intent to proceed with permanent flood protection options to pursue for neighbourhoods that were most affected by the 2018 freshet flooding. 

Council made the announcement Tuesday to:

  • purchase out one residential neighbourhood in its entirety;
  • buy out...
by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Tuesday Sep 04 2018

We have had some good news in the past week. In general, the cooler nights and shorter days are having a positive effect. The Evacuation Order for the Broadwater Road area north of Deer Park was downgraded to an Evacuation Alert, as was the Evacuation Order for the Sheep Creek Road area south-east of Salmo. That means that the threat has diminished enough that people in those areas can return...


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