Rossland City Council Meetings, August 13, 2018
Present: Mayor Kathy Moore, and Council members John Greene, Lloyd McLellan, Andy Morel, and Marten Kruysse. Absent: Aaron Cosbey and Andrew Zwicker.
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To The Editor:
There was no smoke or fire as the city took its final toke on the document that will legislate the use, production and sale of cannabis in Grand Forks.
City council passed final reading of the Zoning Bylaw amendment late last month that included several points pertaining to cannabis.
Columbia Valley RCMP along with Search and Rescue are currently searching for a missing person in the Jumbo Pass area after police received a call for assistance Monday, August 13, through a SPOT activation.
Police said in a media release Tuesday that a group of six persons were hiking in the area when one member left for short walk by herself on Sunday, August 12.
In a media release Monday, the Southeast Fire Centre said since (Saturday) August 11, 2018, there have been 81 new wildfire starts in the Southeast Fire Centre, 19 of which are in the Columbia Fire Zone.
RDKB Emergency Operations Centre Update
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is continuing to monitor the McArthur Creek wildfire southeast of Salmo, as well as other existing wildfires in the region. In addition, the RDCK is assessing new wildfires to ensure that people and property are protected.
Wildfire smoke is now raising havoc across most of Western Canada as Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement for BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan Wednesday.