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by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 04 2020

The city has elected to hand the operations of the farmer’s markets to another organization less than one month after fielding a request from the West Kootenay EcoSociety for financial help with the markets.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 04 2020

In a media release Wednesday, the City of Nelson said on June 1, 2020, Council approved the roll out of a city-wide E-bike Program for residents with the goal of promoting active transportation, community wellbeing and reducing GHG emissions.

by RDKB on Thursday Jun 04 2020

The RDKB Emergency Operation Centre said Wednesday it will maintain evacuation alerts for 127 properties across the Boundary, and evacuation orders for 13 properties in the City of Grand Forks and Electoral Area D/Rural Grand Forks until at least June 4, when weekend weather forecasts are more certain.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 03 2020

On May 29, at 9:19 p.m. the Trail and Greater District RCMP Detachment received a report that an unknown suspect had smashed the window of a motor vehicle and had allegedly stolen loose change left inside. A specialist, with the RCMP Forensic Identification Section (FIS) examined the vehicle for forensic evidence.

by RDKB on Tuesday Jun 02 2020

The RDKB Emergency Operation Centre has rescinded evacuation orders for 127 properties in the City of Grand Forks and Electoral Area D/Rural Grand Forks, these properties remain on evacuation alert.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 02 2020

Well it’s been a long haul, but we’re happy to report that starting in June we will begin to take clients out again.  

With new protocols in place and safety as our number one priority, we are all looking forward to it. Small groups is what we specialize in. So this will be right up our alley.

by RDKB on Tuesday Jun 02 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre said in a media release Tuesday, that the Boundary rivers peaked and evacuation orders reassessed.

Rivers have peaked for now

• All river gauges show the Kettle River crested overnight with levels dropping at a rate faster than the rise.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 02 2020

For the public that likes to swim, skate or workout, the Regional District of Central Kootenay says it’s going to be well into the summer before pools, arenas and fitness centres are re-opened.

In a media release Tuesday, RDCK said due to COVID–19, recreation services across British Columbia have been forced to go through a major overhaul.

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