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Talbot Creek fire holds steady at 446 hectares

Helicopters have been collecting water in buckets to suppress eastern and northern flanks of fire

Happy Hills Farm receives $5,000 FedEx grant

Staff will use the money to improve the farm store, hire another employee

Talbot Creek fire in the Slocan Valley grows to 445 hectares

Controlled burnoff operation, high winds responsible for fire’s growth

Rossland city council votes against putting mural along Columbia Avenue

City staff said the mural would’ve deteriorated too quickly in its proposed location

Rossland developer hopes to start 40-unit seniors housing project next summer

The $12-million project along Thompson Ave. would include a clubhouse and underground parking

Former paralympian embarks on bike trip across British Columbia

Nathan Clement hopes the trip will inspire others with disabilities to follow their dreams

Rossland city council allows The Flying Steamshovel to change operating hours

The restaurant hopes to soon offer a brunch service on weekends with the decision

UPDATE: Man sent to hospital following single-vehicle crash on Brilliant Bridge

The crash on Wednesay morning tore apart half of a white pickup truck

Rossland city council defers decision on amended snow removal policy

On-street parking would’ve been prohibited during certain times of day in winter under policy

Road repairs taking place throughout Rossland this week

Numerous roads in Upper and Lower Rossland will only be open to local traffic during repairs

No referendum needed for Rossland city hall development: B.C. government

B.C. ministry said there is no legal basis for government to demand referendum on the project

Boaters asked to avoid using Slocan Lake to make room for water bombers

Five water bombers were collecting water from the lake on Wednesday morning

Significant improvements made to Slocan Lake’s Sharp Creek Trail

Crews have rerouted the trail around rockslide and have improved access to a nearby waterfall

No one injured in Highway 3 vehicle fire east of Castlegar

The fire briefly closed the section of highway on Tuesday afternoon

Rossland city council awards $1.7 million tender to help complete water treatment plant upgrades

New standby generator, turbidity meters some improvements coming to plant

Rossland Senior Warriors decide to keep First Nations logo amid scrutiny

The Osoyoos Indian Band chief has since given his support for team to keep the logo

Rossland Arena washrooms set to get over $13,000 in improvements

New toilets, sinks, hand dryers some improvements coming

UPDATE: Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston reopens to single-lane alternating traffic

The portion of highway was closed for hours this morning due to a vehicle fire

Rossland city council shuts down proposed duplex development on Redstone Drive

Dozens of residents voiced their opposition to the project during a public hearing on Aug. 10

Two new fires burning in the Arrow Lakes Region

One of the fires is burning approximately 30 kilometres northwest of Castlegar