Effective at noon Pacific Time on Thursday, September 16, 2021, the Southeast Fire Centre said all open burning will be permitted in the Cranbrook, Invermere, Columbia, Arrow and Kootenay Lake fire zones.
However, open burning will remain prohibited in the Boundary fire zone.
In the Boundary Zone the following equipment and activities remain prohibited:
Humanity seems to be teetering on the brink. On one hand, we know that rapidly shifting from coal, oil and gas to renewable energy, along with protecting and restoring carbon sinks like forests and wetlands, will go a long way to slowing the worsening impacts of climate disruption.
The Province is strengthening its ambulance system with the largest hiring push in B.C.'s history in rural and remote locations.
During September’s World Alzheimer’s Month, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. is raising awareness across Kootenay Boundary of many aspects of dementia, including brain health and risk reduction.
The city has approved a proposal by the Nelson Hoops Association to construct a regulation-sized basketball court at Lakeside Park, over 10 years after a similar proposal by two enterprising young men was denied by the council of the day.
On September 12, 2021, at 4:13 p.m. Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report about two hikers, a 51-year-old and 59-year-old Trail woman, possibly stranded on the Old Glory Trail, in Rossland.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) has entered into a new agreement with FortisBC Energy Inc. (FortisBC) to extend funding for a Senior Energy Specialist position over a two-year period through FortisBC’s Climate Action Partners Program.
Monday afternoon in Nelson, the grassroots group Last Stand West Kootenays kept up its fight against the logging of old-growth forests in the province with a non-violent protest outside the office of MLA for Nelson-Creston, Brittny Anderson.
The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and Canadian nurses stand strongly united behind science and the best available evidence as the basis for professional nursing practice and decision-making. Nursing is a rigorously educated, regulated and autonomous profession, and it is first a discipline based in science — not a random gathering of personal opinions and ideologies.
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