Effective at 12 noon PDT on Friday, September 2, 2022, campfires will be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre. The current prohibition against any open fire larger than a campfire (i.e., larger than 0.5 metres wide by 0.5 metres high) remains in effect throughout the Southeast Fire Centre.
Devon Cheveldaeff and Garrett Kucher carded a round of minus 14 under par to capture the inaugural Kennedy Shootout Two-person Golf Scramble this past weekend at Granite Pointe in Nelson.
Cheveldaeff and Kucher edged out Steve Simister and Brennan Maroney by one shot and Nick Kennedy and Reg Clarkson of Nelson by two strokes.
Police are looking for witnesses to a fatal crash in Cherry Creek Tuesday, according to BC Highway Patrol Cpl. Mike Halskov.
"On Aug. 30, at approximately 4:50 p.m., Kamloops Rural RCMP and Emergency Services responded to a fatal two-vehicle collision on Hwy 1 at Rodeo Drive in Cherry Creek," Halskov said.
I was recently looking at the website of Moms Stop the Harm, a local advocacy group that is heavily involved in organizing Overdose Awareness Day events. I was reflecting on the last few years; the increasing drug toxicity deaths we’re seeing, the tremendous challenges first responders and care providers face, and the loss communities continue to experience.
Nelson Soccer Association grad Ryan Lewis was named Canada West Soccer Player of the Week by the conference Tuesday.
Lewis, who played his youth soccer in the Heritage City, scored twice this weekend to spark Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack to a pair of wins over University of BC Thunderbirds and University of Victoria Vikes at Hillside Stadium in Kamloops.
Located on the southern shore of Kootenay Lake, the Harrop-Proctor Community Forest cooperative is a vital resource.
“We’re owned by the residents of Harrop and Proctor, so it’s very much a community-based organization; we’re a cooperative. Our approach is based on community values,” says Erik Leslie, Forest Manager of the community forest.
A new Ipsos survey reveals that more B.C. drivers are using their phones to talk or text while they're behind the wheel. Of those surveyed, 43 per cent of drivers admit to using their phone at least once out of every 10 trips – up from 33 per cent in 2019.*
In late July, Erik Leslie dealt with a two-hectare fire that was started by a lightning strike.
The effect of climate change on high level lakes in the West Kootenay is theme of a new pilot study launched by Living Lakes Canada.
Called the High Elevation Monitoring Program, the goal of the study is to begin formulating and collecting baseline data in order to understand how the chemical and biological components of the lakes are functioning.
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