Upper Arrow Lakes view from the ferry on Dec. 15, 2019. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Morning start: A history of the Arrow Lakes

Here is your Kootenays’ morning start for Wednesday, May 27

In case you missed it:

Castlegar and area residents can now report minor crime incidents to the RCMP online.

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Joanne Siderius is being honoured with this year’s Suzy Hamilton Legacy Award.

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The Rossland Beer Company has outlined its expansion plans.

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Fun fact of the day:

Did you know that the Arrow Lakes used to be two separate lakes joined by a river over 20 kilometres long?

The construction of the Hugh Kennleyside Dam created one 230-kilometre-long reservoir from near Revelstoke to the north to Castlegar to the south.

Environment Canada weather forecast on Wednesday:

Nelson/Castlegar/Trail/Rossland:

It will be sunny with a high of 25 C.

Nakusp/Creston:

It will be sunny with a high of 21 C.

Video of the day:


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