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By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Aug 14 2018

To The Editor:

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Aug 14 2018

There was no smoke or fire as the city took its final toke on the document that will legislate the use, production and sale of cannabis in Grand Forks.

City council passed final reading of the Zoning Bylaw amendment late last month that included several points pertaining to cannabis.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 14 2018

Columbia Valley RCMP along with Search and Rescue are currently searching for a missing person in the Jumbo Pass area after police received a call for assistance Monday, August 13, through a SPOT activation. 

Police said in a media release Tuesday that a group of six persons were hiking in the area when one member left for short walk by herself on Sunday, August 12.

By Contributor on Monday Aug 13 2018

In a media release Monday, the Southeast Fire Centre said since (Saturday) August 11, 2018, there have been 81 new wildfire starts in the Southeast Fire Centre, 19 of which are in the Columbia Fire Zone.

By RDKB on Monday Aug 13 2018

RDKB Emergency Operations Centre Update

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Monday Aug 13 2018

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is continuing to monitor the McArthur Creek wildfire southeast of Salmo, as well as other existing wildfires in the region. In addition, the RDCK is assessing new wildfires to ensure that people and property are protected.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 13 2018

Wildfire smoke is now raising havoc across most of Western Canada as Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement for BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan Wednesday.

By Bob Hall on Monday Aug 13 2018

The Selkirk College Saints ability to keep the puck out of the back of the net in the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season has been bolstered by the addition of a trio of towering defencemen.

By Contributor on Sunday Aug 12 2018

In a media release, the provincial government wants to make sure B.C. drivers pay ICBC premiums that more fairly and accurately reflect the risk they represent on the roads.

By Trail Champion on Sunday Aug 12 2018

The Emergency Management Service is activating the Emergency Operations Centre to Level 1 to support wildfire response within the RDKB, according to Chris Marsh, RDKB manager of emergency programs.  He also said roughly 55 homes in the region are being put on evacuation alert due to wildfire activity.