Several lightning strikes last evening has resulted in 14 new wildfires in the West Kootenay area of southeast BC. The fire danger rating in most of the Southeast Fire Centre is currently “high”, with some areas rated “extreme” in the Cranbrook, Arrow and Kootenay Lake fire zones.
From a high of 30 Wednesday to a high of 13 on Friday
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On August 23, 2016 just after 5:00 pm, the Golden-Field RCMP were advised that a male had died following an incident that occurred while he was climbing Via Ferrata at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. FILE PHOTO: Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Via Ferrata
Cranbrook RCMP would like to express appreciation to the public for a number of tips received as the investigation into the whereabouts of Daniel LADD continues.
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations will be conducting a series of controlled burns in the Southeast Fire Centre to enhance wildlife habitat. These burns will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 31 and Thursday Sept. 1, 2016.
The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman who died after a hiking incident in Nelson on Aug. 26, 2016.