If you know how to swing a golf club, plan for a fun time at Redstone on Saturday, August 12. It's a nine-hole golf tournament to raise funds for the next phase of Rossland's Museum renovation. Teams of four will vie for various prizes, starting at 3:00 p.m. If you don't arrive as part of a team, you may be assigned to one.
An acquaintance recently said to me, "I guess you're smiling because the NDP are forming the government now." Actually, I was smiling about something completely non-political. Besides, I tend to be a bit agnostic about party politics; are political parties really necessary?
Attorney General and Minister Responsible for ICBC David Eby said Monday that the provincial government is committed to fixing systemic financial problems at ICBC to make life more affordable for British Columbians.
Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, a popular tourist destination located west of the British Columbia-Alberta border 48 km southwest of Banff, has been closed immediately the Southeast Fire Centre said in a media release Sunday.
Cpl Dan Moskaluk said in a media release Friday, a team of RCMP investigators are continuing their investigation into last Saturday’s interface fire which occurred in the Okanagan Centre Rd area of Lake Country.
Moskaluk said a dedicated tip line has been set up to encourage anyone with information to contact police.
West Kootenay Transit, in conjuction with BC Transit, are rolling out some changes to the local system starting Tuesday, August 1.
Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue responded to two brush fires in the Champion Lakes area within minutes of each other, according to Captain Grant Tyson.
The call came in at 2:28 p.m. and the incidents were under control by 3 p.m.
“They had it out in short order,” Tyson. “We sent a lot of resources. It's not getting any better out there, so we're on top of things.”
Currently in the Southeast Fire District, there are 21 fires actively burning, according to Fire Information Officer John Boivin, all but nine of which are being held or under control (those that are not are way up into the mountains and/or very small).
In response to the minister of public safety and solicitor general's request for Canadian Armed Forces support to assist British Columbia's work on the wildfires, Solicitor General Mike Farnworth expressed his gratitude and thanks for the Forces' agreement to help.
The Grand Forks Airshow 2017 has been a hit with the public as crowds lined the airport area to get a glimpse at the many acts on display.
The weather has been nothing short of perfect.