NESPELEM – An appeal was immediately expected following the historic March decision that saw Colville tribal member Rick Desautel, a Sinixt descendent, acquitted of hunting violations in traditional lands in British Columbia.
CASTLEGAR – The BC Wildfire Service is reminding members of the public that they must stay clear of firefighting aircraft that are collecting water from lakes and other bodies of water. – FEATURED PHOTO OF THE McCORMICK CREEK WILDFIRE – BC Wildfire Service
Parts of Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park reopened
Brief history…In 1919, Parliament voted to merge the Force with the Dominion Police, a federal police force with jurisdiction in eastern Canada.
It’s a bit of a homecoming for Nelson’s new Chief Librarian. As a student, Tracey Therrien did her practicum at the Nelson Library before becoming Chief Librarian in Salmo.
Cranbrook RCMP are currently investigating a single vehicle collision which occurred last evening on Highway 95A.
BC Wildfire Service has advised the Regional District of Central Kootenay that the threat posed by the Kokanee Creek wildfire has diminished enough to allow for the rescind of the Evacuation Alert for all North Shore residents that were placed on Evacuation Alert on August 12, 2017. Featured photo of a helicopter hitting the Kokanee Creek Wildfire Aug 14