Wednesday evening in a media release the City of Fernie said the Emergency Response team has continued to work with hazmat and air monitoring experts RAM Environmental out of Kelowna and GHD from Calgary, Worksafe BC and Interior Health and have developed a strategy to gain safe entry to the building.
The public will soon get a say in how they feel about a medical marihuana production facility on the surplus airport lands, after council voted unanimously to move forward with the public hearing process.
Letting them continue to smoke will both shorten their life and put a costly burden on both our economy and our health care system.
You’ll likely spend 13 less years with that person you love.
Castlegar CIBC employees are receiving kudos from the Fire Chief after their management of the aftermath of a single-vehicle crash.
According to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio, the call came in at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
During last 10 days Sgt. Jim Fenske, Detachment Commander for the Boundary Regional RCMP said police in Grand Forks have responded to two complaints regarding a male chasing two people in the area of Central Avenue from Motel 99 to the Shell Gas Station.
"In both instances there was no attempt at an abduction or an assault," Fenske said.
The BC SPCA said in a media release Monday they are urging British Columbians to speak out against grizzly bear hunting across the province.
BC SPCA said the public has until November 2 to provide input to the B.C. government on two policy documents outlining proposed changes to the grizzly bear hunt.
The Selkirk College Saints will welcome back four alumni to Castlegar this Saturday night, but friendly handshakes and reminiscences will be saved for off the ice.
Jessica Mace, Coordinator of the Kettle River Watershed Authority for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary said in a media release that there is a Groundwater Licensing Workshop in November at the Community Centre in Midway.
Mace said BC’s new Water Sustainability Act requires non-domestic groundwater users to obtain a water license and pay water fees to use groundwater.
Transporters of liquid petroleum products in British Columbia now will need to have provincial plans in place to manage a spill.
The new regulations requiring spill preparedness apply to pipelines, as well as rail and trucking operations transporting over 10,000 litres.