All current Evacuation ALERTS remain in effect:
A local pastor has apparently expanded her repertoire from saving locals from hellfire to saving locals from truck fires as well, after an incident Monday morning in Blueberry.
The incident occurred just after 11 a.m.
Nelson Youth Soccer grad Shianne Michalchuk is quickly getting accustomed to playing at the university level.
The NYS grad scored twice to spark Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack to a 3-1 victory over Columbia Basin College Saturday during an exhibition road trip to Washington State.
The BC Summer Swim Association has been in operation since 1958. With affiliates over 60 clubs in 60 communities in BC., the association hands out awards in four aquatic sports: Speed Swimming, Diving, Synchro & Water Polo during the annual championships, this year hosted this past weekend in Surrey.
The flags were flying in city council this week. Council attempted to establish a new policy regarding community flags flying outside of Nelson City Hall August 13 but the matter drew significant attention and concern from the community.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre continues to monitor the wildfire situation in the Boundary region,
RDKB staff said there are currently more than 151 fires burning within the Southeast Fire Centre with 80 addresses remaining on Evacuation Alert in the region, including three areas near the Santa Rosa, Toronto Creek and Lynch Creek fires.
In a media release Sunday, the BC Wildfire Service said the weather permitting, crews will be conducting planned ignitions on the Meachen Creek wildfire located within the Meachen Creek drainage, approximately 10 kilometres southwest of St. Mary Lake in the Southeast Fire Centre.
To The Editor:
Recently FortisBC made a public statement that they would not be increasing the price of electricity in 2018, because they cared about their customers. Let's judge that statement on its merits.
To help people affected by the wildfires that are burning around B.C., the Province of British Columbia will match all donations to the Red Cross, up to $20 million.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has issued Evacuation ALERTS for two areas:
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