Local News

Birds from Kimberley test positive for West Nile virus

This is the first evidence of West Nile virus activity in the province this year.

RDCK issues evacuation order to Deer Creek residents

Local state of emergency declared in the area because of Deer Creek fire

Dodging heavy smoke in Trail

Recommendations for modifying outdoor activity and/or avoiding smoke are based on the “AQHI”

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Warfield pot parameters put into play

Warfield will permit two stores to set up shop in the village’s commercially zoned areas

Firesmart program has homeowners ‘thinking like an ember’

RDCK offering free home assessments to protect homes from wildfires

Delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

DriveBC reminding travellers the area is an active wildfire zone and warning of fallen debris.

Trail airport plays integral role in fighting B.C. wildfires

In two weeks, 20,000+ litres of Jet fuel have been pumped into heli-tankers from YZZ

Kootenay fires grow — more evacuation alerts

Syringa fire prompts evacuation alerts plus HWY 3 closure and U.S. fire crosses into B.C.

Evacuation alert for Syringa and Deer Park

The Syringa Creek Fire grew Saturday resulting in evacuation alerts.

Castlegar bridge designed by architect of collapsed Italian bridge

Riccardo Morandi designed the Kinnaird Bridge, which is part of Highway 3.

Smoky skies force flight cancellations

Air quality in West Kootenay also a health concern

Poison ivy patch pulled from Trail park

The invasive plant was spotted by the city’s flower bed contractor last week

Ripple effect from acid spill overwhelms Trail car dealership

There are currently more than 1,000 claims related to the April 10 and May 23 incidents

Rossland farmer seeks exemption from water rules

Every-second-day watering does commercial farmers no good, council hears

First responder vehicles scrapped after acid spills in Trail

The City of Trail is using GPS to check its fleet; no infrastructure concerns have arisen

Wall mural coming to Trail Riverfront Centre

Columbia Basin Trust is providing over $244,000 to 13 public art projects in 11 communities

Louise Baxter found after 72 hour search

Cranbrook hiker had been missing since Sunday, August 12, near Jumbo Pass.

Liquor violations main CannaFest issue

Grand Forks RCMP wrote up about 30 tickets, mostly to people from out of town