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Recent News

The Kiwanis & Rotary Clubs of Trail and the City of Trail invite everyone to celebrate Canada Day on Saturday, July 1 at Gyro Park with family-friendly activities from 10 am to 2 pm.

The BC Wildfire Service has granted the Castlegar Festival Society an exemption from restricted equipment and activities, as defined in Section 12 of the Wildfire Act, permitting the Sunfest fireworks display to proceed Saturday, June 3, 2023.

BC Hydro is hosting a virtual meeting to provide information about Columbia facility operations.

BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will increase noticeably on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20.

Regional News

Two swimmers were rescued from the swift waters of the Goat River Wednesday in Creston.

Creston RCMP said on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, officers assisted in a swift water rescue on the Goat River in Creston.

RCMP said the two people were swimming in the river and got swept away in the high, swift water into rapids.

Although very few households in the regional district are in unsuitable homes, a draft housing action plan has revealed more than 17 per cent of households are in an unaffordable home.

The Ktunaxa, Secwépemc and Syilx Okanagan Nations and their members will benefit from new interim agreements that share revenue generated from the Columbia River Treaty.

Through the three separate interim agreements, the Ktunaxa Nation, Secwépemc Nation and Syilx Okanagan Nation will each receive 5% of the revenue generated through the sale of Canada's share of downstream power benefits...

A long, destructive summer is coming to B.C. forests 

British Columbia is poised to suffer a historically ruinous fire season and we have only ourselves to blame. 

Warm, dry weather early in the season is part of the problem, to be sure. Climate change is likely making things worse. But B.C.’s history of fire suppression and outdated forest management has turned our forests into...