In a press release Friday, Mercer indicated there will be a month of downtime this summer, over an above its annual shutdown. The press release reads as follows:
Friday evening, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre issued an evacuation alert for 1137 properties across the Boundary, impacting an estimated 2,300 residents.
Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm warning for Saturday evening in the southern interior of BC, including Boundary region, West Kootenay and Arrow/Slocan Lakes.
On Friday May 29, at approximately 1:44 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP received a report that a 21-year-old male employee of the Montrose Gas Station, in Montrose, BC, sustained a non life-threatening injury after he was stabbed by a 30-year-old male suspect. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.
One man is dead and another in hospital after a stabbing at the Tempo Gas Station in Montrose.
Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich confirmed that the victim, a gas station employee, is in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
"I can also confirm that the suspect died of a self-inflicted wound," he added. "There is no danger to the public."
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Board of Directors has declared a State of Local Emergency for the entire Boundary region including the electoral areas C/Christina Lake, D/Rural Grand Forks and E/West Boundary as well as the municipalities of Grand Forks, Greenwood and Midway.
By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager
The dream to play professional hockey in Europe was planted in Shawn Campbell’s mind while he watched his father Scott in Germany.
Air Canada has extended the suspension of its West Kootenay Regional Airport passenger flights until at least Sept. 8, 2020.
The extended suspension includes flights to and from Calgary and Vancouver.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has been working very closely with the City of Grand Forks and other regional partners to prepare for possible moderate to high levels of flooding early next week.
RCMP in Nakusp said in a media release Thursday that officers executed a search warrant in the village that netted a large quantity of drugs.
Police said Wednesday (May 27), officers conducted a search warrant in the 300 block of 8th Ave NW in Nakusp. During the search police located a large quantity of Methamphetamine.
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