Grand Forks RCMP is issuing a warning to the public about a driveway sealing scam circulating through the Boundary following several complaints from residents in the Kootenay and Okanagan regions.
As summer temperatures increase, so does the risk of West Nile virus. The risk of getting West Nile virus is highest from the end of July through August. There are some important measures people can take to reduce their risk of infection.
The city is looking to undertake the fostering and growth of innovative — small home, cluster home and eco-homes — homes in Grand Forks with the revamping of several bylaws and regulations.
Two very long-time volunteers in the Boundary City were recently honoured during the Canada 150th Birthday Celebrations in front of Grand Forks City Hall.
Attorney General and Minister Responsible for ICBC David Eby said Monday that the provincial government is committed to fixing systemic financial problems at ICBC to make life more affordable for British Columbians.
Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, a popular tourist destination located west of the British Columbia-Alberta border 48 km southwest of Banff, has been closed immediately the Southeast Fire Centre said in a media release Sunday.
Cpl Dan Moskaluk said in a media release Friday, a team of RCMP investigators are continuing their investigation into last Saturday’s interface fire which occurred in the Okanagan Centre Rd area of Lake Country.
Moskaluk said a dedicated tip line has been set up to encourage anyone with information to contact police.
There won’t be a question anymore surrounding the use of municipally-owned and operated facilities in Grand Forks as the city has finally nailed down a new policy to cover nearly every usage scenario.
Crews responding to new fires in Southeast Fire Centre
Southeast Fire Centre is asking the public to be extra cautious as hot, dry conditions continue to plague the region.
Karlie Shaughnessy, Fire Information Officer for the Southeast Fire Centre said in a media release Thursday BC Wildfire Service personnel are responding to 18 active wildfires in the region.
Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue responded to two brush fires in the Champion Lakes area within minutes of each other, according to Captain Grant Tyson.
The call came in at 2:28 p.m. and the incidents were under control by 3 p.m.
“They had it out in short order,” Tyson. “We sent a lot of resources. It's not getting any better out there, so we're on top of things.”
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