Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue execute a rope rescue in downtown Trail on Sunday. Photo: contributed

Kootenay Boundary firefighters execute rope rescue in downtown Trail

KBRFR called out after man jumps off Esplanade and sustains serious injury

 

Read the regional ‘2021 Review’ at rdkb.com. Image: rdkb.com

Report gives financial snapshot of Kootenay-Boundary

The online document is highlighted by attention-grabbing imagery of the region

 

The 911 of a motor vehicle collision came into regional fire rescue at 12:14 p.m., May 31. Photo: Shutterstock

Trail RCMP confirm crash led to death of passenger

Trail RCMP: No criminal charges are pending for the driver

 

Photo: Ron Wilson

No Mothra, just a moth invasion Kootenay-style

Photos: The hatching of millions (maybe billions) of river moths the night of July 16

Photo: Ron Wilson
Members of the community touring the Jewel Lake area prescription area. Photo: Dan Macmaster

Boundary wildfire risk reduction a model of collaboration

The project was undertaken in an area 20 minutes north of Greenwood

Members of the community touring the Jewel Lake area prescription area. Photo: Dan Macmaster
Photo: Ron Wilson

Moth mayhem, Kootenay-style

If you have a recent photo to share with readers email it large-size to editor@trailtimes.ca

Photo: Ron Wilson
RDKB General Manager of the environment, Janine Dougall, explains to Rossland council the pros and cons of each of the critter and bear resistant bins for the Green Bin Curbside Collection program. Photo: Jim Bailey

RDKB brings green bin question to bear at Rossland council

Rossland council hears presentation from Regional District environment manager, Janine Dougall

RDKB General Manager of the environment, Janine Dougall, explains to Rossland council the pros and cons of each of the critter and bear resistant bins for the Green Bin Curbside Collection program. Photo: Jim Bailey
NextRide, now available in the West Kootenay public transit system, is technology that enables customers to use web browsers and smart mobile devices to see the location of their bus along its route and its predicted arrival time at an identified stop. Photo: Nelson Star

NextRide now lives in West Kootenay transit system

Customers can track their bus arrivals in real-time and see how full the bus is at any given time

NextRide, now available in the West Kootenay public transit system, is technology that enables customers to use web browsers and smart mobile devices to see the location of their bus along its route and its predicted arrival time at an identified stop. Photo: Nelson Star
Photo: Trail Times file

Crews knock down Fruitvale house fire Saturday afternoon

12 firefighters from Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue attended

Photo: Trail Times file
Kootenay Boundary Fire and Rescue put out an abandoned campfire near Rivervale Thursday morning. Photo: contributed

Rivervale campfire spreads, doused by fire crews

Regional District Fire and Rescue responded to a fire near Rivervale on Thursday morning

Kootenay Boundary Fire and Rescue put out an abandoned campfire near Rivervale Thursday morning. Photo: contributed
Trail will go with the 80L free green bin for curbside organics pickup when the service begins in 2023.

Trail council awards contracts, decides on green bins

Trail council chooses free critter resistant bins over costly bear-proof bins for curbside organics

Trail will go with the 80L free green bin for curbside organics pickup when the service begins in 2023.
Trail Creek at Lower Annable rack, June 14. Photo: Trail Times

Kootenay Boundary flood watch update

The regional district activated its Emergency Operation Centre on June 3.

Trail Creek at Lower Annable rack, June 14. Photo: Trail Times
Community, government and Selkirk College representatives gathered outside the downtown Trail campus last week to celebrate the college taking ownership of the building from the regional district. The province has committed $1 million to upgrade the site. Photo: Selkirk College

Selkirk College acquires Trail campus, nursing course in the works

College buys the downtown Trail building for $1 from the Kootenay Boundary regional district

Community, government and Selkirk College representatives gathered outside the downtown Trail campus last week to celebrate the college taking ownership of the building from the regional district. The province has committed $1 million to upgrade the site. Photo: Selkirk College
Firefighters from Trail and Montrose rescued a local man from a steep bank Wednesday afternoon following injuries he sustained while felling trees. Photo: Submitted

Man injured felling trees, flown to trauma centre after Kootenay Boundary rope rescue

11 first responders from Station 374 Trail attended with 3 firefighters from Station 375 Montrose

Firefighters from Trail and Montrose rescued a local man from a steep bank Wednesday afternoon following injuries he sustained while felling trees. Photo: Submitted
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Foundation gifted $24,000+ for advanced urology care

Urodynamics will enable enhanced diagnosis for those requiring complex urology care.

Photo: Submitted
A wildland fire in Oasis. With no hydrants in the vicinity of a Tuesday afternoon wildland fire in Oasis, regional firefighters had to use a water tender to shuttle water from the closest hydrant to their engines on scene. Photo: Submitted

Crew of 11 attend wildfire near Oasis Tuesday afternoon

Regional captain says fire was accidental in nature

A wildland fire in Oasis. With no hydrants in the vicinity of a Tuesday afternoon wildland fire in Oasis, regional firefighters had to use a water tender to shuttle water from the closest hydrant to their engines on scene. Photo: Submitted
Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue

Two-car crash near Genelle sends two to hospital

The 9-1-1 of a motor vehicle collision came into regional fire rescue at 12:14 p.m.

Kootenay Boundary fire and rescue
Free workshop will focus on electric fencing, solutions to protect crops and animals. Photo: Submitted

Electric fencing workshop coming to Nakusp

Those interested in attending can email newdenver@wildsafebc.com for registration and details.

Free workshop will focus on electric fencing, solutions to protect crops and animals. Photo: Submitted
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‘Do not spend any more of our taxpayer dollars on this ludicrous proposal’

Letter from Allen Yeske, Christina Lake

  • May 19, 2022
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Abbe Teasdale is filling a seasonal role as the RDKB WaterSmart Ambassador. Photo: RDKB

Ambassador ready to help Kootenay Boundary water users

“WaterSmart Ambassadors have a huge impact on the ground,” says the RDKB’s Gabe Wiebe.

Abbe Teasdale is filling a seasonal role as the RDKB WaterSmart Ambassador. Photo: RDKB