Kootenay Boundary Regional District

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Heavy rainfall warning prompts alert for West Kootenay

Weather warning issued Tuesday at 1 p.m.

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REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. Townsman file photo.

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for Fruitvale

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.

REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. Townsman file photo.
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Heads up after 2 Trail men targeted in scams

Two recent reports of scams prompt advisory from Greater Trail detachment

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Police report spree of vehicle thefts in the Kootenays

Cpl. Devon Reid says police suspect the same person or persons involved in all three cases

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Trail police catch speeders, thief

Police remind drivers to heed direction from first responders at emergency scene

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Racial slur spray painted on Warfield home

Trail police are looking for tips to identify the suspect

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Trail RCMP report on vandalism, an OD and theft

The first week of April was a busy one for the Trail and Greater District police

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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)
Christina Lake is quiet right now and the RDKB wants to keep it that way. (RKDB photo)

Don’t travel to vacation homes or cabins, urges Kootenay Boundary district

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary asks residents not to travel to secondary homes

Christina Lake is quiet right now and the RDKB wants to keep it that way. (RKDB photo)
The RDKB has closed outdoor facilities and parks across the region to limit the potential for spread of COVID-19. This includes the new pickleball courts in Oasis near Trail and 10 other parks across the Kootenay-Boundary. (Photo: RDKB)

All Kootenay Boundary parks and outdoor facilities closed

RDKB reminds all residents the shutdown is for public safety and in response to COVID-19

The RDKB has closed outdoor facilities and parks across the region to limit the potential for spread of COVID-19. This includes the new pickleball courts in Oasis near Trail and 10 other parks across the Kootenay-Boundary. (Photo: RDKB)
Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Ruth Kaspick’s couch cushions went up in flames when a smouldering heat pack was hit with oxygen

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
BC Transit asks ridership across the province to board buses through the rear doors. Also announced Friday afternoon that fares will be waived for 30 days. Image: BC Transit

BC Transit implements rear door loading, no fares

BC Transit introduces these changes as a social distancing measure

BC Transit asks ridership across the province to board buses through the rear doors. Also announced Friday afternoon that fares will be waived for 30 days. Image: BC Transit
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)
The next court date is slated for today (March 11). (Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash)

Court makes a ruling on Kootenay highway acid spills

Justice Riley ruled to let 3 plaintiffs pursue separate claims instead of one joint action

The next court date is slated for today (March 11). (Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash)