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IH recommends drinking water precautions

Interior Health is advising residents to take drinking water precautions during and after flooding

  • May 19th, 2018

Redfish Elementary ready to celebrate outdoor classroom

Timber structure officially introduced on June 8

  • May 19th, 2018

High water forces Trail to close public wharf

The rising Columbia River forced the city to close the Gyro Park wharf late Wednesday

  • May 18th, 2018

Flood warning for Slocan River; some residents on evacuation alert

RDCK says locals should be prepared to evacuate should river threaten to flood

Evacuation alert expands north to Ymir

Rising waters along Erie Creek and Salmo River

UPDATED: Hwy 3 west of Creston remains closed due to mudslide

A detour is available on the Kootenay Lake Ferry, but commuters could see wait times

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Trail Riverfront Centre nears 9,000 visitors since April

Almost 1,000 people walked through the doors of the Trail Riverfront Centre on Saturday

Evacuation alert expands north to Ymir

Rising waters along Erie Creek and Salmo River

Trail taxpayers face $16,000 tab for vandalized parking meters

In a recent rash of vandalism in downtown Trail, 30+ parking meters were broken into & coins stolen

Kootenay unemployment rate down in April

Jobless figure stood at 5.4% last month

Rain, storms to hit Kootenays, Boundary amid flood crisis

Environment Canada is calling for 20 to 40 mm of rain by Friday

Waving goodbye to Silver City Days

The final traces of the annual five-day Trail festivities came down on Tuesday

  • May 16th, 2018

Trail council pitches relief to Rossland ballplayers

Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore said it’s time to look at the future of recreation funding

Another wildfire in Trail

The fire was on steep terrain and difficult to access for a regional crew of 22 firefighters

Salmo on evacuation alert for flooding

Erie Creek is expected to have rising waters this week

Trail Hospital Auxiliary donates $20,000 toward emergency campaign

The Trail Hospital Auxiliary donated $20,000 as their first installment of a committed $80,000

  • May 15th, 2018

Local SAR helps with Boundary flooding

From rescues to evacuations, SAR teams from Nelson to Trail and Rossland were in the Boundary

Boil water notice lifted for Beaver Falls

Water Quality Advisory in effect for Montrose

Fireworks light up Trail skyline

Neither flood nor wildfire kept Trail firefighters from pulling off a fantastic fireworks display

  • May 14th, 2018

VIDEO: Public safety minister visits Boundary flooding

Farnworth took a helicopter tour of the area Sunday.