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Elkford unveils first public art piece

The District of Elkford June 29 unveiled the first piece of public art in the district. Local glass artist Katherine Russell’s eagerly awaited piece ‘Pass…

Island Pond fire 75% contained

The Island Pond wildfire is now 75% contained reported the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) this morning. The 11-day old wildfire is now listed as 1,073…

A plea to those backcountry-bound

e-KNOW Editorial By Ian Cobb This is the worst wildfire season in British Columbia since 1958. And we’ve still got six to eight weeks of…

Island Pond fire spreads to 1,150 ha

The Island Pond fire 12 km south of Canal Flats has expanded to an estimated 1,150 hectares. Today, BC Wildfire Service personnel are working on…

31 fires burning in Southeast Fire Centre

BC Wildfire Service personnel have been responding to 31 active wildfires throughout the Southeast Fire Centre. Although some of these wildfires are visible from surrounding…

Regulatory changes to angling management

Regulatory changes to Kootenay angling management announced today will help ensure a quality fishing experience, reduce crowding on popular rivers and support trout conservation, says…