John Boivin

Campfire ban remains in place for West Kootenay

No change to order as conditions remain very dry in region

Pot legalization will force big adjustments to Kootenay economy, society

Tracey Harvey hopes to offer policy-makers ideas on transforming the Kootenay pot trade

Facebook group collects Kootenay crime concerns

Not meant to be a vigilante site, creator says

More smoke for Castlegar and area expected

Wildfire Service planning controlled burns on Bulldog Mountain fire west of city.

Edgewood taken off evacuation alert

With progress on Mount O’Leary fire, it’s not a threat at this time

RDCK downgrades evac order in Bulldog Mtn. fire

Some residents can return, though other areas are still under evacuation order

Facebook group collects Kootenay crime concerns

Not meant to be a vigilante site, creator says

Evacuation alert issued for Edgewood

Mt. O’Leary fire burning 9 km from the community

RDCK issues evacuation order to Deer Creek residents

Local state of emergency declared in the area because of Deer Creek fire

Firesmart program has homeowners ‘thinking like an ember’

RDCK offering free home assessments to protect homes from wildfires

Smoky skies force flight cancellations

Air quality in West Kootenay also a health concern

UPDATE: Fire forces closures and delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

Motorists should detour using Kootenay Lake ferry

Renata area fires prompt evacuation alert

Fires started last weekend

Sunday update: dozens of new fires discovered yesterday in West, East Kootenay

Weather front moving through area sparks fires including in Syringa Provincial Park and Valhalla.

Salmo-area homes put on fire evac alert

Active fire at Sheep Creek prompts alert

Summer day on the Slocan River

Slocan River busy with tubers on B.C. Day long weekend

Kootenays bake, but fires under control

Minor fires hit quickly by fire and emergency crews

YRB wins road contract for West Kootenay-Boundary

Ministry promising faster cleanup of roads after snow storms

One dead, one injured in motorcycle accident southwest of Nakusp

Police investigating why rider lost control

‘Farm the Kootenays’ creates supportive community

Helping hobbyists and serious producers alike, the Facebook group has grown to nearly 12,000 members