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By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jul 14 2021

Evacuation Orders have been issued for 100 Mile House region by the Cariboo Regional District

An Evacuation Order has been issued by the Cariboo Regional District in several areas. For your own safety, 100 Mile House RCMP asks that people stay away from the evacuation areas until you are notified that it is safe to return.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jul 14 2021

The Nelson Road Kings executive has decided to go ahead with planning to host a 2021 edition of the Queen City Show’n Shine car show.

“Just to let you know, we plan to have a car show on September 10th & 11th,” Nelson Road Kings president Marcello Piro told The Nelson Daily.

By Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Jul 14 2021

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) has launched a community engagement process to capture data related to recreational trail user habits.

In a media release Wednesday, the RDKB said the process includes a survey that will remain open until September 9, 2021, when results will be used to determine whether to develop a Boundary Recreational Trails Master Plan (BRTMP).

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Jul 13 2021

As of 2:01 p.m. today (July 13) fire crews have done excellent work at stopping the spread of the Beavervale Creek fire, despite incredibly high temperatures.

The fire, roughly 12.5 km southeast of Castlegar on the Bombi sumit, was discovered July 10, and the cause of it remains undetermined at this time.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jul 13 2021

 In the 2021 fire season, there have been 209 fires in the Southeast Fire Centre, with 69 fires currently active. The BC Wildfire Service is aware of these fires and is prioritizing and responding to them accordingly.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jul 13 2021

To help people affected by the wildfires burning around B.C., the Province will match all donations to the Canadian Red Cross, up to $20 million.

The matching funds will be retroactive to donations received since July 3, 2021, when the Red Cross' British Columbia Fires Appeal began.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jul 12 2021

Another round of higher temperatures — in the mid to high 30s — is coming to the Boundary/West Kootenay/Kootenay Lake regions.

Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statement for southern interior due to a ridge of high pressure building over B.C. will result in a period of elevated temperatures today through Wednesday.

By Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Sunday Jul 11 2021

Thomas Skelton is impressed that he was able to finish his MindRight Ride for Mental Health.

He applauds everyone for getting on board to help blow past the goal of raising $10,000 for MindRight, earning $15,000 in donations.

By Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday Jul 11 2021

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005. 

Her book on the Columbia River Treaty, A River Captured, was released in 2016.

By Michael Jessen on Sunday Jul 11 2021

“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” – John Lennon

The Beatles were a huge part of my musical life as a teenager; my paper route earnings were immediately destined to the purchase of the group’s latest LP – records which I still have and play occasionally.