Regional emergency operations centres are receiving a cash infusion from the Province as the fire and flood season heads into full swing in the West Kootenay.
BC Hydro is hosting a virtual meeting to provide information about Columbia facility operations. Topics to be discussed include information about forecast inflows and our expected operation of our facilities including Mica Dam and Kinbasket Reservoir, Revelstoke Dam and Revelstoke Reservoir, Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam and Arrow Lakes Reservoir, and the Columbia River flows at Birchbank.
Nelson Police continue an investigation following the search and seizure at a mid-level drug operation in the City of Nelson last week.
Nelson Police said in a media release that investigation resulted after officers were called to assist with a possible drug overdose during the early hours of Wednesday, May 24.
Most disasters happen in the blink of an eye.
That’s why it’s important to take appropriate measures before they happen to ensure you and your loved ones are prepared.
Bigger, hotter, more frequent wildfires can threaten the places we live, and wildfire season is hitting the province early.
Imagine constructing a house without worrying about building a concrete foundation.
Anyone who have ever been involved in a construction project, probably knows what a massive, time-consuming expense that building a foundation can be.
But now there is an alternative out there called Postech Screw Piles.
The Grand Forks RCMP is asking for public assistance in helping solve the theft of a pickup truck.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, May 21, 2023, RCMP received a report of a theft of a truck from a residence in the 5600 block of Como Road, in Grand Forks.
British Columbia’s emergency health workers are finding themselves in a pretty good place as they mark Paramedic Services Week in the province in 2023.
“It’s an exciting time to join BCEHS,” says Sara Thomas, the manager of clinical operations for Kootenay West.
Calling all Nelson Basketball players to take part in the Heritage City basketball camp.
The camp will offer a fun and unique experience for youth to learn and develop new skills on the court. It will be a great opportunity for players to learn the game, improve their skills and make new friends.
CFD responded to a residential structure fire the morning of May 21 in the 600 block of 9 Avenue, According to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio. He said the call came in at 8:00 a.m., and R1, E1, L1, E2 and C1 attended along with 12 members. Upon arrival, Incident Command determined that all occupants and pets were out and accounted for.
Sunday, Jessica Michalofsky kicked off a marathon that will take her across B.C. to raise awareness about preventable toxic drug deaths and
advocate for safe supply.
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