The rising Columbia River has passed the Gyro Park boat launch. The B.C. River Forecast Centre said the wet spring and significant snow accumulation at higher elevations at the end of April has led to elevated seasonal flood risk in many regions including the West Kootenay. (Guy Bertrand photo)

The rising Columbia River has passed the Gyro Park boat launch. The B.C. River Forecast Centre said the wet spring and significant snow accumulation at higher elevations at the end of April has led to elevated seasonal flood risk in many regions including the West Kootenay. (Guy Bertrand photo)

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A part of the East Trail boat launch is under water as Columbia River levels rise.

A part of the East Trail boat launch is under water as Columbia River levels rise.