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Water conservation urged for Kootenay Columbia region

A level 3 drought rating calls for voluntary water use reductions of 30% from water users

Elk Valley Thrift Shop Society opens new doors
    Investigators hone in on timeline of deadly ammonia leak in Fernie
      Teck Coal pleads guilty to 2014 fish kill
        Indigenous grandmother tells the story of raising her grandchildren while poor
        • 3 hours ago

        Backcountry closure partially lifted

        UPDATE: Teck has decided to re-open all of its private land holdings in the Elk Valley to the public

        Lamb Creek fire grows to 2,000 hectares

        Evacuation alerts lifted in ʔaq̓am community, east side of Lake Koocanusa.

        Fires continue to burn unattended southeast of Elko

        BC Wildfire service says fires not threatening communities or structures

        • Sep 11th, 2017

        Parkinsons SuperWalk hopes to raise funds

        The annual SuperWalk will be taking place this Saturday, in Sparwood

        Demolition Derby goes on amidst wildfire concerns

        City and Fire Department pitch in with water services

        Osprey rescued after falling out of nest in Cowichan Bay

        Young bird fell from nest

        • Sep 8th, 2017

        Buckerfields commits to “living wage” for employees

        Duncan-based company said it was the right thing to do

        Evacuation order issued for Waterton Lakes National Park

        Kenow Mountain fire has grown to over 4,500 hectares since it was first reported on Aug. 30

        Crews pulled off of all three fires south of Elko

        Conditions too dangerous for firefighters

        • Sep 6th, 2017

        Recall of tainted pineapple products expanded in BC

        The ongoing investigation into hepatitis A virus found in Western Family brand, or unbranded, products has been expanded.

        Fifty-plus cats surrendered to Victoria BC SPCA from single home

        It will cost tens of thousands to rehabilitate the animals

        Fire conditions won’t change anytime soon

        BC Wildfire Service crews grappling with large-scale fires in the East Kootenay