Kootenay Boundary Regional District

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
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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)
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 Kootenay town

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)
A string of suspicious fires in Marsh Creek on Friday, has Regional Fire Rescue and RCMP on the lookout for a suspected arsonist. Submitted photo.

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

A string of suspicious fires in Marsh Creek on Friday, has Regional Fire Rescue and RCMP on the lookout for a suspected arsonist. Submitted photo.
(Jensen Edwards photo)

Boundary sculpture garners signature support

MP Richard Cannings endorses legacy artwork

  • Jul 31, 2020
(Jensen Edwards photo)
Next year’s West Kootenay car show is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever. (Marco Santano photo)

Cruisin’ the Lower Columbia in times of Covid

The Smoke ‘n Steel Car Show is gearing up to be back next year even bigger and better

Next year’s West Kootenay car show is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever. (Marco Santano photo)
An angler gets a few last casts in on July 22 before the Kettle River closes to fishing for a month, between July 25 and Aug. 25. (Jenson Edwards photo)

Kettle River closed to fishing until Aug. 25 to protect fish

The closure came into effect on Saturday, July 24

An angler gets a few last casts in on July 22 before the Kettle River closes to fishing for a month, between July 25 and Aug. 25. (Jenson Edwards photo)
Cans falling into a recycling container. (File photo)

Big White needs to sort out recycling

RDKB reports out audit of items dumped at transfer station

Cans falling into a recycling container. (File photo)
Grand Forks area began putting food scraps in curbside green bins every week in 2012 and reduced their annual garbage sent to disposal by 55 percent. (Photo courtesy of the RDKB).

Greater Trail municipalities weigh in on organic waste pickup

RDKB partners with RDCK to collect organic waste at residents’ homes and transfer to Salmo facility

Grand Forks area began putting food scraps in curbside green bins every week in 2012 and reduced their annual garbage sent to disposal by 55 percent. (Photo courtesy of the RDKB).
Regional fire rescue responded to a brush fire near Montrose on Saturday. (Submitted photo)

Crews quell wildfire near Montrose on Saturday

24 regional firefighters attended the wildland fire

Regional fire rescue responded to a brush fire near Montrose on Saturday. (Submitted photo)
Bailey Shaw of the BC Wildfire Service tackles a fallen cedar tree at the Christina Lake Dog Park. The regional district partnered with the wildfire service to clear dangerous trees and accumulated deadfall from the park. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

RDKB partners with BC Wildfire to clean up dead wood at Christina Lake Dog Park

BC Wildfire crews used the cleanup project as an opportunity for chainsaw training

Bailey Shaw of the BC Wildfire Service tackles a fallen cedar tree at the Christina Lake Dog Park. The regional district partnered with the wildfire service to clear dangerous trees and accumulated deadfall from the park. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
(Trail Times file photo)

Three-car crash in downtown Trail

Fortunately there were no injuries reported

(Trail Times file photo)
(Trail Times file photo)

Accident near Rossland sends one to hospital

A six-person regional crew responded to the scene on Highway 3B near Black Jack ski area

(Trail Times file photo)