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Two new fires burning in region

BC Wildfire Service reports there are two new fires burning in the East Kootenay. Both fires, which began August 20, are located in/near the Kootenay…

Five new fires reported in region

BC Wildfire Services reports seven wildfires burning in the East Kootenay today (August 11), including a now extinguished fire caused by an unattended campfire at…

Smoky skies bulletin issued for region

Environment Canada has (August 10) issued a Smoky Skies Bulletin covering the entire southeastern B.C. Interior, including the East Kootenay. “The change in the weather…

Fire reported south of Skookumchuck

The BC Wildfire Service this morning reports there is a .30-hectare wildfire burning near Highway 93/95 about two kilometres south of Skookumchuck. Believed to be…

Region’s lone wildfire now held

BC Wildfire Service reports the lone wildfire burning in the East Kootenay is now being held. The fire in the West Plumbob drainage, in the…

World class in our back yard

Road Trippin’ Bugaboo Provincial Park, B.C. You can catch glimpses of the Bugaboos from vantage points along Highway 95 at Brisco, 29 km north of…