Category 3 fires to be prohibited in southeast B.C.

For Immediate Release 2017FLNR0119-001240 June 12, 2017 Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations BC Wildfire Service  INFORMATION BULLETIN Category 3 fires to be prohibited in southeast B.C.  CASTLEGAR – Effective at noon (Pacific Time) on Thursday, June 15, 2017, Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction to help prevent […]

REQUEST FOR COOPERATION TOWN TRUCK TRASH DISPOSAL

REQUEST FOR COOPERATION TOWN TRUCK TRASH DISPOSAL The Riondel Commission of Management is asking residents to refrain from putting any trash bags into the town truck prior to the scheduled Tuesday morning disposal date. Leaving trash bags in the truck outside of the scheduled time results in: Interference if the truck is needed to haul […]

SE Information Bulletin: Smoke from prescribed burn to be seen near Crawford Bay

or Immediate Release 2017FLNR0112-001229 June 5, 2017 Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations BC Wildfire Service INFORMATION BULLETIN Smoke from prescribed burn to be seen near Crawford Bay CASTLEGAR – BC Wildfire Service personnel will be conducting a prescribed burn in the Hooker Creek area (about nine kilometres east of Crawford Bay) during […]

Update on Kootenay Lake level, June 2017

Due to reduced natural inflows over the weekend, weather returning to seasonal levels this week, and a delay to flow increases from Libby Dam, the updated forecast for Kootenay Lake peak levels have improved since last week’s forecast. FortisBC is advising local residents that Kootenay Lake levels are expected to increase to 1752 ft. at […]