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UPDATED: BC Wildfire continues aerial assault on Eagle Creek fire, RDCK issues Evacuation Order for 11 properties near Aylwin Creek wildfire

BC Wildfire crews continue to use ground and aerial assaults throughout Thursday to deal with the Eagle Creek wildfire, located approximately 6.5 kilometres west of the City of Nelson and above the community of Blewett. Two CL-215T air tankers and a helicopter bucketing water have been applying water through the air while crews also battle […]

Castlegar hockey player commits to Trail Smoke Eaters

The Trail Smoke Eaters are proud to announce the signing of Brayden Rotach (’07). Rotach is a 5’11”, 165-pound left shot forward from Castlegar, BC and played last season with the Okanagan Rockets U18 AAA program in the BCEHL. In 36 games this past season, Brayden scored 17 goals and added 30 assists for 47 […]

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Aircraft crash and fire results in two fatalities — RCMP

RCMP in Tofino are investigating after a report of an aircraft crash and fire resulted in the deaths of two people and serious injuries to a third. RCMP said that on Thursday, July 18, 2024, at 12:48 p.m., the Tofino RCMP received a report of a plane crash on a runway at the Long Beach […]

New funding provided for local emergency operations centres, including RDCK and Nelson

Residents of nearly 30 communities will be safer during emergencies with provincial funding for emergency operations centres that will enhance local governments’ and First Nations’ response to emergencies. The RDCK EOC will receive $29,650 for equipment and training, while the Nelson EOC will get $30,000 for an enhancement project. Emergency operations centres (EOCs) are essential […]

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