Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions within the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction will be amended, due to a decreased wildfire risk.
A map of the affected areas is available online.
Category 2 open burning:
Don’t forget to head to Rotary Lakeside Park in Nelson for the 39th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope.
Hundreds of thousands of people will remember this young Canadian’s audacious effort by uniting from coast to coast to coast for the Annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 15.
The polar bear has become the poster child for climate change impacts in the Arctic. Sea ice, which the bears depend on for hunting, is melting at an ever-expanding rate.
Even a little rain . . . okay, a lot, couldn’t dampen the spirits of those on bikes during the annual Cops for Kids Ride presented by the Kelowna Foundation for Hope and Social Innovation.
More than 30 cyclists and support staff overcame severe rain during the ride from Castlegar to Nelson Monday, just one of the stages of the Cops for Kids ride that began Friday in Kelowna.
Mother Nature pushed away the clouds making Saturday’s Queen City Cruise another success as crowds flocked to the annual Show n’ Shine on Baker Street sponsored by the Nelson Road Kings.
The annual Road Kings Queen City Cruise was once again a hit with most vehicles participating from throughout BC, Washington State, Idaho and Alberta.
A trio of Nelson Youth Soccer female players continue to thrive on the Women’s University circuit.
Maya Ida, Julia Burkart and Hanna Quinn all registered solid performances at the Canada West season opened on many fronts this past weekend.
Salmo police are concerned about the possibility of two prolific offenders being released back into the Salmo community – not just for the sake of residents, but for the sake of the offenders themselves, according to Salmo Top Cop Cpl. Darryl Orr.
The Rossland Council for Arts & Culture (RCAC) will be presenting a juried visual art exhibition entitled Life in the Kootenays, and the deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019.
Jackie Little and Reg Clarkson were recently crowned champions during a pair of golf tournament at the Balfour Golf Course north of Nelson.
Little took home the top prize at the Balfour Ladies Open last Thursday while Clarkson won the Balfour Senior Men’s Open in late August.
Jennifer Green took home the Low Net Title during the Ladies Open Tournament.
“The future doesn't exist. The only thing that exists is now and our memory of what happened in the past. But because we invented the idea of a future, we're the only animal that realized we can affect the future by what we do today.” – David Suzuki