Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Photo: Trail Times

Crews called to West Trail house fire

Station 374 Trail and Station 372 Warfield attended the scene on Sunday afternoon

Photo: Trail Times
In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey
In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Fruitvale resident Jack LaRocque wants people to know that anyone can be affected by lung cancer, even non-smokers. Photo: Jim Bailey
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

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

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

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.
Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care wing is still underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, but the regional centre is poised to open a Chronic Pain Clinic, thanks to fundraising efforts from the KBRH Health Foundation and anesthesiologist and pain specialist Dr. Kollipara. (Jim Bailey photo)

Chronic pain clinic coming to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

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

Construction for a new pharmacy and ambulatory care wing is still underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, but the regional centre is poised to open a Chronic Pain Clinic, thanks to fundraising efforts from the KBRH Health Foundation and anesthesiologist and pain specialist Dr. Kollipara. (Jim Bailey photo)
Trail firefighters called to two fires in four minutes

Trail firefighters called to two fires in four minutes

The first was a vehicle fire near the Trail Walmart

Trail firefighters called to two fires in four minutes
(Dan Derby photo on Twitter)

Silver City Skywalk live-saving scenarios

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

  • Sep 22, 2020
(Dan Derby photo on Twitter)
Kootenay regional districts have been recognized with a sustainability award from the FCM. (Submitted photo)

Regional districts earn Canadian sustainability award

Accelerate Kootenays program earns Kootenay Regional Districts Canadian municipalities honour

Kootenay regional districts have been recognized with a sustainability award from the FCM. (Submitted photo)
(Submitted photo)

Crowe grads donate to COVID-19 relief

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

(Submitted photo)
Fruitvale council will host an Open House at Haines Park on Sept. 12 to unveil their Middle School Master Plan. (Jim Bailey photo)

Fruitvale forges ahead with middle school development

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

Fruitvale council will host an Open House at Haines Park on Sept. 12 to unveil their Middle School Master Plan. (Jim Bailey photo)
Volunteers posted a private property for wildlife conservation sign on the acreage. (SILT photo)

Volunteers Clean Up Wildlife Habitat Near Grand Forks

SILT purchases grasslands near Grand Forks earlier this year

Volunteers posted a private property for wildlife conservation sign on the acreage. (SILT photo)
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Interior Health issues drug and overdose alert for Kootenay Boundary

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

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Robuster Marlene Fry works on her stroke while enjoying the beauty of Christina Lake. (Submitted photo)

Kootenay Robusters park the dragon for the season

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

Robuster Marlene Fry works on her stroke while enjoying the beauty of Christina Lake. (Submitted photo)
More wildlife rehab services needed in Kootenay Boundary

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

More wildlife rehab services needed in Kootenay Boundary
On Aug. 11, IH reported two additional cases of COVID-19. (Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District)

Interior Health reports two more COVID-19 cases

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

On Aug. 11, IH reported two additional cases of COVID-19. (Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District)
Matthew Brown packs produce as part of the Farms to Friends program. (Submitted photo)

Farms to Friends brings fresh local food to West Kootenay families

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

Matthew Brown packs produce as part of the Farms to Friends program. (Submitted photo)
Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue executed a rope rescue of two people and their dog in Beaver Falls on Sunday. Submitted photo.

Regional fire crews initiate rope rescue for stranded trio

Regional fire rescue recovered couple and their dog from steep cliff

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue executed a rope rescue of two people and their dog in Beaver Falls on Sunday. Submitted photo.
(Submitted photo)

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
(Submitted photo)
Arson is likely cause of a string of fires set in Marsh Creek near Fruitvale on Friday night. (Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue photo)

Arson suspected in several wildfires lit near Fruitvale

RCMP making progress in arson investigation of Marsh Creek fires

Arson is likely cause of a string of fires set in Marsh Creek near Fruitvale on Friday night. (Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue photo)