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by BC Hydro on Tuesday Jun 16 2020

BC Hydro is advising the public of changes to the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir that will take place today and tomorrow:  





by Province of British Columbia on Monday Jun 15 2020

The Province is making changes to the Community Gaming Grants (CGG) program to make it easier for non-profit organizations to adapt and continue to provide vital services to British Columbians.

The changes will help the many vulnerable people who are particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The pandemic has highlighted the critical role that not-for-profit organizations...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 15 2020

Recently, police across Canada, including some of our RCMP officers were asked by the Toronto Star to share their personal experiences and perspectives on the issue of racism and discrimination. You can find a link to the story here: ...

by RDKB on Sunday Jun 14 2020

Residents can expect to see a rise in river levels with rain forecast across the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary this weekend, with flows are expected to remain between a one- to five-year return, or a just above a normal freshet flow. Environment Canada has forecasted scattered showers this weekend with variable rainfall amounts ranging from ten to 40 millimetres across the Boundary....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jun 12 2020

Nelson Fire Rescue Services continued to deal with a very busy week deluged with calls, including another structure fire Thursday (June 11) in a building at 602 Josephine Street filled with local businesses.

The Josephine Street call came at 5:21 p.m. of a fire report in the ceiling area...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 11 2020

Nelson Fire Rescue continues to battle a structure fire in the 600 Block of Josephine Street.

Flames from the fire, starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., have now blown through the roof of the building the houses Divine Alchemy Tattoos, Busaba Thai Cafe and Aldo's Cleaners and Laundry Service.

More coverage as soon as it becomes available.


by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 11 2020

Environment Canada issued a Severe Thunderstorm warning for Boundary, West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake and Okanagan Valley Thursday.

Environment Canada said conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain.

“Severe thunderstorms may develop south of the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 10 2020

Fires, a water rescue, an elderly female dealing with a cardiac arrest along with a traffic accident kept first responders busy over the past few days Nelson Fire Rescue said in a media release Wednesday.

“We have seen some very serious incidents take place over the past day or so,” said Nelson Fire Chief Len MacCharles.

“Along with a number of medical first...

by City of Castlegar on Wednesday Jun 10 2020

The City has delayed property tax penalties of 10 per cent until Oct. 1, 2020 for those who need more time to pay, providing important and timely relief to those struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. This opportunity is available to all residential and commercial taxpayers who are unable to make their payment on the July 2, 2020 due date.

The City strongly encourages residents to pay...

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jun 10 2020

The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.

“As we continue to slowly and carefully reopen our economy, British Columbians are starting to see aspects of...


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