Foggy conditions are making driving even more hazardous in the Boundary, West Kootenays and Kootenay Lakes region this morning.
Visibility can decline in seconds – Highway 3 is already at near zero -- increasing the risk of crashing.
“Even creeping along at 10 to 15 km/h can be dangerous,” says Trace Acres, spokesperson for the annual Shift into Winter campaign.
EDITOR NOTE: The upcoming Zone 6 AGM set for February 18 at 10 a.m. has beed moved from the Kootenay Room of the Castlegar Community Complex. The new locations for the meeting is SANDMAN INN in CASTLEGAR. Times remain the same.
Environment Canada issued an alert Tuesday for Highway 3, Kootenay Pass to Paulson Summit.
Environment Canada said hazardous winter conditions are expected beginning today and into Tuesday evening with total snowfall accumulations of 25 cm.
“A frontal system moving across the BC Interior will give heavy snow to southern highway passes,” Environment Canada said.
The nation’s Species at Risk Act is no law at all, says a local environmental group.
The regional transit service has been suffering and the community is stepping up with solutions, noted a member of the West Kootenay Transit committee.
Grand Forks RCMP said Friday night, February 3, 2023 at just past 9 p.m. Ryan Harp was apprehended by police.
On Jan. 28, a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer received a report of a theft of a catalytic converter from 2013 Nissan Rogue parked near the intersection of Hanna Drive and Hwy 22, in Rivervale, according to RCMP NC/oic Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
The vehicle had been parked at the popular location as it was advertised for sale.
Issued by the Trail Community Action Team
All are Welcome to the Trail Community Action Team Speaker Series
In its effort to reduce stigma towards people who are struggling in our community, the Trail Community Action Team has four events planned for February and March 2023 in its Respect & Connect speaker series.