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RDCK rescinds evacuation alert for properties near Talbott Creek fire

Cooler and wetter condition are expected to help crews fight fire in coming days

RDCK reduces number of properties under evacuation alert from Talbott Creek Fire to 46

Improved visibility has allowed helicopters to resume water suppression efforts on fire

RDCK reduces number of homes under evacuation alert from Talbott Creek Fire

129 homes in the vicinity of the fire are no longer under an evacuation alert

Talbott Creek fire grows to 860 hectares

Helicopters haven’t been able to fight fire recently due to low visibility

COVID-19 case confirmed at Castlegar secondary school

Interior Health has contacted people if they might’ve been exposed to the virus

Huge spike in garbage found along Columbia and Western Trail

Empty beer cans, piles of unburned garbage in fire pits have been found along trail

Village of Slocan purchases former mill site for $1.5 million

Residential and commercial area, park space now set to be built on site

Talbott Creek fire grows to 610 hectares

Up to 147 firefighters, 10 helicopters now being used to fight the fire

Red Mountain to require all visitors to wear masks this winter season

Visitors won’t be able to go inside facilities, board chairlifts without a mask

Human-caused fire starts near Castlegar, Talbott Creek fire grows to 539 hectares

The fire near Castlegar was discovered on Sept. 7

Up to 138 firefighters now battling Talbott Creek Fire

People are advised to stay off the Slocan River with helicopters bucketing water to fight fire

Talbot Creek fire in the Slocan Valley grows to 445 hectares

Controlled burnoff operation, high winds responsible for fire’s growth

Former paralympian embarks on bike trip across British Columbia

Nathan Clement hopes the trip will inspire others with disabilities to follow their dreams

Castlegar cyclist raises over $1800 for children battling cancer

Loreen Amonson has been taking part in a bicycle fundraiser since start of the month

UPDATE: Highway 3 between Salmo and Creston reopens to single-lane alternating traffic

The portion of highway was closed for hours this morning due to a vehicle fire

Two new fires burning in the Arrow Lakes Region

One of the fires is burning approximately 30 kilometres northwest of Castlegar

Slocan Valley Youth Centre starts teen summer reading challenge

Kids who read three different types of books by Aug. 31 will receive a special prize

Structures not threatened by wildfires burning in the Arrow and Kootenay Lakes region

Official says more lightning-caused fires could occur in region over next 36 hours

West Kootenay region experiences drier-than-normal July: Report

The region only received around 57% of its normal precipitation during the month

Three people uninjured following single-vehicle crash along Highway 6

The accident occurred at around 6 a.m. on July 18