Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Abbe Teasdale is filling a seasonal role as the RDKB WaterSmart Ambassador. Photo: RDKB

Ambassador ready to help Kootenay Boundary water users

“WaterSmart Ambassadors have a huge impact on the ground,” says the RDKB’s Gabe Wiebe.

 

L-R: Louise Popoff, Grand Forks Community Trails Society director; Cheryl Ahrens, Grand Forks Recreation Commission member and Grand Forks Community Trail Society member; and John Grandy, president of the Grand Forks Community Trail Society. Photo: Submitted

‘Hike Our Story’ in epic Kootenay Boundary challenge

Aim is to empower people through connectivity to nature

 

There are signs up at the Christina Lake Day use park at the south end of the lake, outlining development plans for campsites in this location. “This will impact people in the local area for park usage, and does not benefit local day use picnickers to the lake.” Photo: Submitted

Red flags raised over changes at Christina Lake public beach

Letter to the Editor from K. B. Gresley-Jones, Christina Lake

  • May 10, 2022

 

Champion Lakes Community Golf Course is getting set to put a massive improvement plan in process. Photo: Jim Bailey

Big changes coming to Champion Lakes golfing

“The next three years are key to the sustainability of the golf course.”

Champion Lakes Community Golf Course is getting set to put a massive improvement plan in process. Photo: Jim Bailey
After meeting with Trail Mayor Lisa Pasin and council in August 2020, the RCMP stepped up foot patrols in downtown Trail. “The city takes our citizens’ concerns and safety very seriously,” Pasin said. “These are very challenging times and we are very aware of the unwanted activity in our city. Although increased foot patrols won’t solve all the issues we are currently facing, it is a proactive step in the right direction.” Photo: RCMP

Trail RCMP report Q1 crime numbers

Numbers are fairly static to last year’s first quarter, with a few exceptions.

After meeting with Trail Mayor Lisa Pasin and council in August 2020, the RCMP stepped up foot patrols in downtown Trail. “The city takes our citizens’ concerns and safety very seriously,” Pasin said. “These are very challenging times and we are very aware of the unwanted activity in our city. Although increased foot patrols won’t solve all the issues we are currently facing, it is a proactive step in the right direction.” Photo: RCMP
RCMP logo. Image: The Canadian PTess/Darryl Dyck

Trail RCMP release plan for the next 12 months

The APP identifies the most important issues affecting communities within the Trail detachment.

RCMP logo. Image: The Canadian PTess/Darryl Dyck
As a perfect antidote to post-pandemic restrictions, the Christina Lake Arts and Artisans Society is excited to present Jack Semple and his power trio in an evening of great music and dancing. Image: Submitted

Christina Lake launching ‘Live Music at the lake 2022’ with power trio

For prices and to purchase advance tickets visit the society’s website: christinalakearts.com.

As a perfect antidote to post-pandemic restrictions, the Christina Lake Arts and Artisans Society is excited to present Jack Semple and his power trio in an evening of great music and dancing. Image: Submitted
“Moving forward, we’ll be in a much better position to empower the public with the FireSmart knowledge and tools they need to reduce wildfire risks and impacts,” says Carlene Pires, regional emergency program coordinator. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary regional district awarded $277K for FireSmart action

Funding is meant to help build resilience during fire season

“Moving forward, we’ll be in a much better position to empower the public with the FireSmart knowledge and tools they need to reduce wildfire risks and impacts,” says Carlene Pires, regional emergency program coordinator. Photo: Submitted
The regional office is located on Rossland Avenue. Photo: Trail Times

Kootenay Boundary directors approve $92.5M regional budget

This year’s budget is the largest passed in the regional district’s history

The regional office is located on Rossland Avenue. Photo: Trail Times
The call of a wildfire came into regional fire rescue Sunday afternoon. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Boundary crews knock down 2 suspicious wildfires

Regional fire rescue is investigating what caused the Sunday wildland fires

The call of a wildfire came into regional fire rescue Sunday afternoon. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Emily Rindler and Jessica Woolsey from Rossland Station 371, and their paid on-call firefighting peers in the Kootenay Boundary fire service, are sharing their stories, hoping to inspire a new wave of recruits to join the paid on-call team. Photo: Submitted

Paid on-call firefighter positions open up across Kootenay Boundary

On-the-job training takes place once a week in local fire stations from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

L-R: Emily Rindler and Jessica Woolsey from Rossland Station 371, and their paid on-call firefighting peers in the Kootenay Boundary fire service, are sharing their stories, hoping to inspire a new wave of recruits to join the paid on-call team. Photo: Submitted
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Kootenay Boundary crews knock down 2 suspicious wildfires on Sunday

Regional fire rescue is investigating what caused the wildland fires

Photo: Submitted
The North Fork firehall last made headlines after Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s successful recruitment drive in May 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks fire dept hopes for new truck

The department’s latest addition would replace an older vehicle at its North Fork station

The North Fork firehall last made headlines after Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s successful recruitment drive in May 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The basketball court at Beaver Valley Family Park at Marsh Creek will get an overhaul this summer, and turned into a pickleball court.

Pickleball coming to Beaver Valley park

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) has scored an asset win…

The basketball court at Beaver Valley Family Park at Marsh Creek will get an overhaul this summer, and turned into a pickleball court.
Photo: Times file

Update: Crews knock down fire at KC Recycling

Sirens broke the silence in downtown Trail early Monday

Photo: Times file
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary partnered with Climate and Agriculture Initiative BC to deliver a free virtual workshop for local farmers, producers and ranchers on Thursday, March 17. Photo: Connor Trembley

RDKB hosts Flood Planning Workshop for Kootenay farmers

A Farm Flood Readiness Toolkit will mitigate the risks and give farmers a flood preparedness plan

  • Mar 15, 2022
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary partnered with Climate and Agriculture Initiative BC to deliver a free virtual workshop for local farmers, producers and ranchers on Thursday, March 17. Photo: Connor Trembley
A big tree saved from this big rock from coming down on road on the Sunningdale side of the Gyro Park parking lot. Photo: Ron Wilson

Heads up; rock removal underway in East Trail

Two large rocks rolled down the mountain near Gyro Park in January

A big tree saved from this big rock from coming down on road on the Sunningdale side of the Gyro Park parking lot. Photo: Ron Wilson
The regional board office in Trail is located on Rossland Avenue, and houses Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue. Photo: Times file

Kootenay Boundary directors tackle myriad of regional interests

The next RDKB board meeting goes Wednesday, March 9 at 1 p.m. on Zoom

The regional board office in Trail is located on Rossland Avenue, and houses Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue. Photo: Times file
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Kootenay Boundary firefighters were called to a house fire in Montrose Thursday morning. Photo: Shutterstock

Crews called to Montrose house fire Thursday morning

Best possible outcome prompts reminder from Kootenay Boundary captain - early detection saves lives

Kootenay Boundary firefighters were called to a house fire in Montrose Thursday morning. Photo: Shutterstock