infrastructure

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The federal government is envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)
The Warfield pool will not open this summer due to hardship caused by the pandemic. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Warfield pool a no go this summer

Pool operations not feasible this summer because of coronavirus

The Warfield pool will not open this summer due to hardship caused by the pandemic. (Sheri Regnier photo)
The Trail Regional Airport is a critical point of service for medivac flights in and out of the West Kootenay, especially during this time of pandemic. (City of Trail photo)

Trail airport weathering pandemic storm

Commercial flights are not landing, but medivac, private planes are

The Trail Regional Airport is a critical point of service for medivac flights in and out of the West Kootenay, especially during this time of pandemic. (City of Trail photo)
In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)

Blasting through the West Kootenay

80 years ago; ‘Pretty near all the people from Fruitvale were working on it’

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)
In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)

Blasting through to the Beaver Valley

80 years ago; ‘Pretty near all the people from Fruitvale were working on it’

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)
Wipes are not flushable. (Photo by Christine Sandu on Unsplash)

RDKB: Flushed wipes wreak havoc

Sewer systems are built to handle only human waste and toilet paper.

Wipes are not flushable. (Photo by Christine Sandu on Unsplash)
RDKB staff collect sample of treated effluent from the Columbia Pollution Control Centre for analysis. (RDKB photo)

Provincial approval key to RDKB’s $46M grant application

Approval letter key to $46 million grant application for sewage treatment plant upgrades

RDKB staff collect sample of treated effluent from the Columbia Pollution Control Centre for analysis. (RDKB photo)