The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) introduced its new WaterSmart Outdoor Water Conservation program to customers of the Christina Lake Water Utility, Rivervale Water Utility and Beaver Valley Water Service (Village of Fruitvale).
To The Editor:
Brittny Anderson, MLA Nelson-Creston
In a media release Saturday, the BC RCMP said the Southeast District Major Crime Unit is asking for the public's help after a 35-year-old woman was located deceased on May 6, 2021 in the southeastern part of the province.
For the third consecutive month the Southeast Fire Centre Weather Services is reporting drier than average conditions for the region.
In its monthly weather synopsis for April 2021, the Southeast Fire Centre Weather Services said the total precipitation was a third of normal with measurable precipitation amount half the monthly average.
A passing motorist, who had stopped to provide emergency aid to a crash victim, was injured when the vehicle wreckage shifted and rolled over the Good Samaritan, who suffered serious bodily injuries, according to RCMP Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey, spokesman for the BC RCMP in the Southeast District.
An altercation between logging contractors and activists in the Walbran Valley this week where an Indigenous man was allegedly assaulted and racial slurs hurled at protesters is being condemned as “completely unacceptable” by the company and First Nation that own the forestry tenure.
A local front line Logan Lake RCMP officer partnered with the Fire Chief, of the Logan Lake Volunteer Fire Department, to carry out a rare and risky canine rescue from above Mimi Falls.
Similar to the rest of the province, cases of COVID-19 continue to decline in the Kootenay Boundary following the release Wednesday on the B.C. Centre of Disease Control website of the Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map.
Golden is now has the most reported COVID-19 cases for the region with 16 cases.
The Trail and Greater District RCMP is warning the public about a new sextortion tactic being used to target youth.
COVID-19 has impacted each of us in many ways.
One of the areas that we are monitoring closely is mental health.
Mental health affects all of us.
As we mark the 70th annual Mental Health Awareness Week I’d like to take this opportunity to recognize the toll that the ongoing pandemic is having on people’s feelings of stress, loneliness, and anxiety.
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