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Kootenay Boundary regional district activates emergency ops

Kootenay Boundary regional district activates emergency ops

EOC Level 1 activated Monday.
Trail cooling centre open to all

Trail cooling centre open to all

The centre is open from noon until 8 p.m.
Thousands under evacuation alert with close to 400 wildfires burning in B.C.

Thousands under evacuation alert with close to 400 wildfires burning in B.C.

88 new blazes discovered in last 24 hours
Tossed cigarette has public fuming: Trail RCMP

Tossed cigarette has public fuming: Trail RCMP

Officers located and detained the driver and vehicle roadside.
UPDATE: Slocan and rural areas placed on wildfire evacuation alert, public info meeting July 24

UPDATE: Slocan and rural areas placed on wildfire evacuation alert, public info meeting July 24

Also, 20 more properties placed on alert near the Aylwin Creek fire
B.C. warns wildfires may cause more sudden closures along Interior highways

B.C. warns wildfires may cause more sudden closures along Interior highways

Province discouraging drivers from non-essential travel in fire-affected areas as it may clog evacuation routes
Blewett's Helen Jameson, who cared for injured wildlife, dies at 89

Blewett's Helen Jameson, who cared for injured wildlife, dies at 89

Jameson was celebrated for her animal rehabilitation
BC Wildfire asks Kootenay residents to steer clear of aircraft fighting fires

BC Wildfire asks Kootenay residents to steer clear of aircraft fighting fires

BC Wildfire Service is warning members of the public to stay out of operating areas of firefighting aircraft as fire activity continues
UPDATED: Highway 6 closed, Silverton put on evacuation alert

UPDATED: Highway 6 closed, Silverton put on evacuation alert

Residents should be ready to leave at a moment’s notice
Police seek suspect in Castlegar hit and run

Police seek suspect in Castlegar hit and run

A blue SUV and black Harley Davidson motorcycle collided on Columbia Avenue July 18