Conflagration nears Kootenay homes

!A forest fire looming over Highway 3A was approaching nearby homes on Saturday evening. This photo was taken at approximately 11:45 p.m. - Will Johnson photo
  • updated Jul 5, 2015 at 1:23 AM

Forest fire along Highway 3A near Six Mile was raging late into Saturday evening and has prompted evacuation alerts.


Regional district issues evacuation alert for part of North Shore

  • posted Jul 4, 2015 at 10:00 PM

The alert affects about 350 residences.


UPDATED: Wildfire burns near Duhamel Creek

  • updated Jul 4, 2015 at 8:08 PM

The new fire is about 4 km from Kootenay Lake.


New fires near Kokanee Creek Park and Castlegar

  • updated Jul 4, 2015 at 3:06 PM

Campfire ban went into effect Friday.


Ombudsperson tapped to probe health firings

  • updated Jul 3, 2015 at 2:54 PM

Government stops short of full public inquiry, NDP calls concession a 'positive step'

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