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Three fires burning in Arrow and Kootenay Lakes regions under control

A fire burning in the Burton Creek area was also recently put out by crews

Nakusp Wine and Beer Festival cancelled this year due to COVID-19 crisis

The Rotary Club said next year’s event is still scheduled to take place in April

Valley of the Springs Winery grand opening event a smashing success

Three of four time slots available during the two-day event completely sold out

New 4.9 hectare fire burning east of Trout Lake

Another out-of-control fire in the Lake Creek area has also grown to 6.6 hectares

Structures not threatened by wildfires burning in the Arrow and Kootenay Lakes region

Official says more lightning-caused fires could occur in region over next 36 hours

West Kootenay region experiences drier-than-normal July: Report

The region only received around 57% of its normal precipitation during the month

Slocan Valley Youth Centre starts teen summer reading challenge

Kids who read three different types of books by Aug. 31 will receive a special prize

Fifty-five golfers compete in Nakusp Centennial Golf Club championship

Golfers teed off in groups of four last Saturday in the club’s biggest tournament of the year

Village of Nakusp to review RV and trailer bylaw

At least six RVs are violating the bylaw in the mobile home park

New water regulations come into effect in Nakusp

Residents can now only water gardens with irrigation system for two hours on alternate days of month

New state-of-the-art health facility set to open in Nakusp

Massage therapist, physiotherapist, chiropractor and naturopaths will be working out of space

Breakwater repairs at Nakusp marina done on time and on budget

Crews completed 300 feet of repairs to the breakwater last week

Saddle Mountain lookout trail reopens to the public

A windstorm blew down hundreds of trees around trail in June 2018

Boaters on Arrow Lakes reminded to stay back from cable ferries after close calls

Three or four boats were almost damaged over weekend near Arrow Parks Ferry

Three people uninjured following single-vehicle crash along Highway 6

The accident occurred at around 6 a.m. on July 18

Valley of the Springs Winery set to open up to public

The facility hopes to open doors in about a week

Two cannabis shops proposed for Nakusp

Business owners are proposing to build the cannabis shops along Broadway Street W

Village of Nakusp looks to power sports complex with clean or reduced energy

Village staff are currently applying for CBT grant to help complete power project at facility

Business steady at Nakusp Hot Springs

People have been visiting facility from all over Western Canada since it reopened on June 29

Summer Reading Club program kicks off at Nakusp Public Library

Kids can sign up for the program online or at the library