On July 10, the owner reported the theft of a beige 2016 single-axle 17-foot Starcraft travel trailer, and a black 2014 Kawasaki motorcycle, to the Trail RCMP detachment.
RCMP said officers continue to investigate a boating accident late Friday (July 10) evening on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake near the Harrop Cable Ferry.
In a media release, police said at 10:11 p.m., Kaslo RCMP received a request to assist BC Emergency Health Services following a marine incident on Kootenay Lake.
“Police were told that a boat had just collided with a light house north of the ferry terminal, and that at least one individual was still in the water,” the RCMP media release said.
The Province and the Ktunaxa Nation Council have been working together to conserve wild huckleberry and important grizzly bear habitat.
As a result, the Province is restricting commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting to protect grizzly bear habitat in the Kootenay Boundary region.
From July 15 to Oct. 15, 2020, commercial-scale picking of huckleberries is prohibited in some areas of the region. Maps identifying the closed areas are available online.
The BC Hockey Hall of Fame is asking the public to rummage through garages, basements and attics to help showcase the province's rich and diverse hockey history.
Due to COVID-19, the Hall was forced to cancel the annual summer induction event.
However, the downtime has given Hall staff the opportunity to shift their focus toward creating a new exhibit.
The Province of BC has opened its Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) program to individuals and local governments in Regional District Kootenay Boundary Electoral Areas C/Christina Lake, D/Rural Grand Forks and E/West Boundary who have incurred uninsurable losses from landslides and overland flooding due to the 2020 freshet.
Christina Lake became a little safer after the recent launch Friday of the Fire Rescue fire engine on pontoons.
Christina Lake Fire Rescue's fireboat is a community effort between Christina Lake Firefighter Society, Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Area C/Christina Lake Director Grace McGregor, Chief Joe Geary and his fire rescue crew.
A special shout out goes to Ross Glanville for his generous donation that covered two thirds of the cost of this beautiful 30K fire rescue boat that will help keep Christina Lake residents and visitors safe for years to come.
By Nicole Trigg, for Kootenay Conservation
Wetlands are continuing to disappear at an alarming rate, and Eva Cameron is determined to turn back the tide on this trend, at least in the Lower Columbia region, one wetland at a time.
The Heritage City is one of five communities in the BC interior to benefit from a long-term care bed announcement Monday by the Provincial Government.
In a media release Monday, the Province and Interior Health announced that Nelson, Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon and Kamloops will receive 495 new long-term care beds with the largest one-time increase in the region in more than 15 years.
“I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” – Aldous Huxley
We humans too easily turn wants into needs and now we are struggling collectively with the problem of excessive wants.
For many decades, human activity has been intensifying the negative effects on Earth’s water, air, soil, and climate.
These are the elemental building blocks of our lives and we are ravaging their gifts.
Interior Health in a media release Sunday said further testing of individuals who gathered at various Kelowna locations between June 25 and July 6 has identified additional locations in Kelowna where individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19.
Interior Health said individuals who visited the two other locations on the dates noted are asked to self-monitor themselves closely for symptoms of COVID-19 and get tested if they have those symptoms: