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
The Cranbrook/ Kimberley RCMP Victim Services in conjunction with Summit Community Services has added a new employee to the section and he works for kibble and hugs.
The popular Britton Creek rest area at the summit of the Coquihalla Highway is the first rest area in the province to offer free Wi-Fi to the travelling public, providing motorists an opportunity to stop, take a rest and connect with family and friends.
The provincial government is making its first move toward a $15-an-hour minimum wage for British Columbia by announcing a 50-cent increase for September and renewing its commitment to a fair wages commission.
Wildfire activity as of Aug 14, 2017
Speeding Vehicle from Elk Valley Crashes in Cranbrook
Expect heavy traffic volume near the Shambhala Music Festival on Highway 3 south of Salmo for the next couple of days as festival goers leave the grounds.
In summer 2016, RED Mountain Resort launched a crowdfunding campaign that rocked the resort world. “Fight the Man. Own The Mountain.” marked the first time in history that a for-profit ski resort had explored equity crowdfunding online.