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Tuesday, April 19, 2022 12:51 PM
The B.C. government has provided more than $2.1 million in grants to 13 local governments in the Southeast Fire Centre to support wildfire-risk-reduction initiatives and help keep communities safe.
Monday, October 11, 2021 9:15 AM
Robert (Bob) and Greg Sahlstrom are being recognized by the Province with a 2020 Minister’s Award for Innovation and Excellence in Woodlot Management for the South area.
Friday, March 12, 2021 2:30 PM
The B.C. government is prohibiting motorized recreation use and motorized access, including the use of off-road vehicles, on the kp’itl’els/Brilliant Flats area as of March 12, 2021.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:15 AM
A 67-kilometre section of the Columbia and Western Rail Trail will remain part of The Great Trail (formerly known as the Trans Canada Trail) and will be available for recreational purposes year-round.
Friday, May 8, 2020 6:00 AM
The first aerial-spraying treatment to eradicate invasive gypsy moths from 167 hectares of rural land in Raspberry, north of Castlegar, will occur next week, weather permitting.
Monday, January 13, 2020 2:20 PM
The public is invited to attend a community open house and participate in a discussion about the 2020 gypsy moth aerial spray treatment program planned for an area north of Castlegar (Raspberry).
Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:10 AM
The BC Wildfire Service reminds its industry partners to use caution when carrying out industrial and high-risk activities, since the Southeast Fire Centre is experiencing a heightened number of Category 3 incidents.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:30 AM
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, Category 3 open fires will once again be permitted in the Invermere, Cranbrook and Boundary fire zones throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:15 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is using a modified response on the eastern perimeter of the Bernard Creek wildfire, which covers about 4.7 hectares and is burning about five kilometres west of Mount Loki, across Kootenay Lake from Kaslo.
Monday, September 9, 2019 4:25 PM
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions within the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction will be amended, due to a decreased wildfire risk.