BC Wildfire helicopters and North Shore Fire Department crews attended the scene of a fire north of Nelson on the mountainside above Highway 3A approximately two to three kilometers from the Big Orange Bridge.
BC Wildfire Service said reports the fire started after a tree hit the power line.
Charges against six employees of a marijuana dispensary in Nelson following a raid by City Police on the morning of March 20, 2018 have been dropped said Chief Constable Paul Burkart in a media release Friday.
Following two years of hot, dry weather to begin summer holidays, July returned to relatively cool, showery month said Ron Lakeman, meteorologist at the Southeast Fire Centre in the monthly weather synopsis.
Lakeman said July averaged out to be near normal as far as the total amount of rain and the mean monthly temperature.
By way of a press release, Conservative Party candidate Helena Konanz issued a challenge to all the other candidates in our riding to participate in a comprehensive set of debates that span the entire riding in the lead up to the election this fall.
With increasing temperatures and drier conditions in many parts of the province, British Columbians are urged to do everything they can to prevent wildfires on the B.C. Day long weekend and in the weeks ahead.
The city slammed the door on another non-medical cannabis retail licence application for Grand Forks, denying a development variance deemed for Donaldson Drive in the old Greyhound Bus depot.
ICBC is taking the next step into telematics research with a one-year pilot project—this time recruiting as many as 7,000 drivers to see if technology can improve their driving and make B.C. roads safer.
West Kootenay EcoSociety is setting up in Silver City. Our non-profit community driven organization has recently opened an office in downtown Trail, and we’re having a grand opening on August 7. Please join us!