Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Night time view of Area B. Photo: RDKB.com

Conservation plan underway for Rivervale water

The plan is to reduce water demand and streetlight energy consumption by 20 per cent in four years


Volunteer from Sept. 30 volunteer planting day at Beaver Creek. Photo: CKISS

Kootenay volunteers dig in to plant at Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek Provincial Park is undergoing restoration by CKISS


Rossland firefighters raised $1,700 for Muscular Dystrophy Canada in a Sept. 25 boot drive. L-R: Jonas Holden, Tom Premier, Jeffery Landry, Kieran Hill-Rabbitte, Eric Smyth, Gerry Mitchell, Jessica Woolsey, and Brent Anhel.

Rossland firefighters #filltheboot for Muscular Dystrophy Canada

More than 600 fire departments across Canada raise $3-million annually in support of the disease.


Chronic pain clinic coming to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Dr. Kollipara, Anesthesiologist and chronic pain specialist, will lead the KBRH team

Trail firefighters called to two fires in four minutes

The first was a vehicle fire near the Trail Walmart

Silver City Skywalk live-saving scenarios

Regional firefighters trained on the Trail walking bridge and river embankment on Friday

  • Sep 22, 2020

Regional districts earn Canadian sustainability award

Accelerate Kootenays program earns Kootenay Regional Districts Canadian municipalities honour

Crowe grads donate to COVID-19 relief

COVID quashed 2020 celebratory plans so the Grade 12 class donated to COVID relief instead

Fruitvale forges ahead with middle school development

Village completes Middle School Master Plan, will hold Open House at Haines Park next month

Volunteers Clean Up Wildlife Habitat Near Grand Forks

SILT purchases grasslands near Grand Forks earlier this year

Interior Health issues drug and overdose alert for Kootenay Boundary

High amounts of respiratory-depressant substances found in samples tested at ANKORS

Kootenay Robusters park the dragon for the season

Robusters are working out at home and using individual kayaks to keep up paddling skills

More wildlife rehab services needed in Kootenay Boundary

Christina Abbott ended up having the baby skunk put down due to the lack a nearby facility

Interior Health reports two more COVID-19 cases

IH: One person is in hospital. No one is in ICU with COVID-19.

Farms to Friends brings fresh local food to West Kootenay families

“It is a really fulfilling project for everyone,” says executive director Montana Burgess.

Regional fire crews initiate rope rescue for stranded trio

Regional fire rescue recovered couple and their dog from steep cliff

MP reflects on Okanagan-Kootenay travels

Richard Cannings is in his second term as MP for the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding

  • Aug 6, 2020

Arson suspected in several wildfires lit near Fruitvale

RCMP making progress in arson investigation of Marsh Creek fires

Arson suspected in several wildfires lit near Kootenay town

RCMP making progress in arson investigation of Marsh Creek fires

RCMP, Regional fire rescue investigate string of suspicious fires in Marsh Creek

Arson is the likely cause of three fires lit near Marsh Creek Road near Frutivale on Friday