Kootenay-Boundary Regional fire fighters say a vehicle blaze on Hwy 3 near the Nancy Green Junction is not suspicious. It took the crew of eight about 20 minutes to control flames from the fully engulfed pick-up truck.
Concerned residents living around the park presented to City Council in September with concerns and grievances (click to learn more), but an influx of dog park users opposed to the proposal made themselves heard in the following weeks.
The change includes larger buildings with a rating scheme for both the BC Energy and new Zero Carbon Step Codes. First three readings were passed by City Council but elected officials expressed a desire to be more progressive.
Slocan Lake RCMP are recommending a man in custody after a violent break-in to a Winlaw residence stay in jail after his bail hearing. The 38-year-old is facing a long list of charges in the alleged assault of several people inside the Hwy 6 home and the theft of a truck.
Fire officials say early detection by a bystander prevented considerable damage to the nearby building. They had the fire in the alley near the 11-hundred block of Cedar Ave under control in about 20 minutes.
The $2.5-million project will integrate heating, ventilation and air conditioning with the boiler and refrigeration systems. Officials estimate annual savings of about $19,000 in natural gas and power costs, as well as a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
RCMP say police and the family are worried about Felix Ference who was last seen in his residence in Creston on Sat. Oct 7. Anyone who may know where he is is asked to call Creston RCMP at 250-428-9313.