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RDCK downgrades evac order in Bulldog Mtn. fire

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

Wildfire meetings set for Edgewood, Nakusp

BC Wildfire and the Regional District of Central Kootenay will answer questions from the public

  • Aug 27, 2018

Facebook group collects Kootenay crime concerns

Not meant to be a vigilante site, creator says

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3 fires near Castlegar grow to over 1,000 hectares each

Syringa Creek, Deer Creek and Renata/Bulldog Mountain fires continue to grow

$19-million reno ready to break ground at KBRH

At $2.45-million over budget, West Kootenay-Boundary taxpayers will pay another (near) $1 million

Green MLA to visit Nelson-Creston

Sonia Furstenau is one of three Green Party MLA’s in the B.C. legislature

  • Aug 23, 2018

PHOTOS: Syringa Fire continues to grow

Photographer captures striking photos of the Syringa Creek Fire.

Evacuation alert issued for Edgewood

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

Birds from Kimberley test positive for West Nile virus

This is the first evidence of West Nile virus activity in the province this year.

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

Delays on Highway 3 at Kootenay Pass

DriveBC reminding travellers the area is an active wildfire zone and warning of fallen debris.

Kootenay fires grow — more evacuation alerts

Syringa fire prompts evacuation alerts plus HWY 3 closure and U.S. fire crosses into B.C.

Evacuation alert for Syringa and Deer Park

The Syringa Creek Fire grew Saturday resulting in evacuation alerts.

Castlegar bridge designed by architect of collapsed Italian bridge

Riccardo Morandi designed the Kinnaird Bridge, which is part of Highway 3.

Two accidents past Cherryville

Highway 6 reduced to single-lane alternating traffic

Smoky skies force flight cancellations

Air quality in West Kootenay also a health concern

Louise Baxter found after 72 hour search

Cranbrook hiker had been missing since Sunday, August 12, near Jumbo Pass.

Nelson architecture firm to redesign Arrow Lakes Hospital

Cover Architecture Collaborative will work on the hospital’s emergency department

  • Aug 16, 2018