In a media release Friday, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Community Services announced the targetted re-opening of the indoor weight room and fitness centre at the Salmo and District Community Complex on Monday, September 21st.
More than 140 BC Wildfire Service firefighters continue to battle the still “out of control” Talbott Creek fire in the Slocan Valley near Winlaw.
BC Wildfire Service said the 650 hectare fire experienced a period of active fire behaviour Wednesday evening, resulting in growth on the east side of McFayden Creek.
A suspicious trailer fire in the 800 block of Monte Vista Drive in Rossland brought firefighters from Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue, and RCMP officers, out at 5:55 in the morning on September 5, 2020. The fire completely destroyed the home and damaged vehicles parked on the property, and spread to the neighbouring trailer, which sustained significant damage.
On Sept. 4, at 1:30 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP received a report about a suspicious occurrence where two males in their 20s driving an older white single cab truck offered a ride home to an 11-year-old girl on Cedar Avenue, in Fruitvale. The girl refused the offer and the males drove away without further incident.
A local woman was lucky to walk away with only minor injuries after being struck in an inteersection, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
Officers from the RCMP Southeast District General Investigation Section (SED GIS) are seeking public assistance to identify two men in relation to an on-going investigation.
For Science Week 2020, GLOWS will highlight Kootenay Biodiversity with unique multimedia educational programming
Smoke from local wildfire, combined with blazes south of the 49th parallel, will continue to impact air quality conditions in the West Kootenay, Boundary for the next 24 to 48 hours as Environment Canada continues its Smoky Skies Bulletin.
Environment Canada said the smoky skies advisory remains in place for southern BC.