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FortisBC offers tips to stay cool as energy use rises

FortisBC offers tips to stay cool as energy use rises

FortisBC's experienced its highest energy load at 714 megawatts (MW) on Tuesday
Highway 1 reopens after crash near Boston Bar, 2 dead

Highway 1 reopens after crash near Boston Bar, 2 dead

Details still scarce over crash that killed 2 people
Slocan Valley, Salmo trail projects receive funding

Slocan Valley, Salmo trail projects receive funding

The grants were provided by the Outdoor Recreation Council of BC
Stage 2 water restrictions in effect for all RDCK systems

Stage 2 water restrictions in effect for all RDCK systems

The heat wave has added pressure to all water systems
City of Nelson opens cooling centres

City of Nelson opens cooling centres

Centres will offer cold water and light snacks
Peak water level arrives early on Kootenay Lake

Peak water level arrives early on Kootenay Lake

The International Kootenay Lake Board of Control oversees the operation of Corra Linn Dam to manage water levels in Kootenay Lake
Not just flower power: Nelson exhibit celebrates intentional communities

Not just flower power: Nelson exhibit celebrates intentional communities

The exhibit captures the adventurous and optimistic spirit of the back-to-land movement
Nelson fire department extinguishes grass blaze on railroad property

Nelson fire department extinguishes grass blaze on railroad property

The cause of the fire is under investigation
Heron breeding site still active at Nelson golf course 2 years after site clearing

Heron breeding site still active at Nelson golf course 2 years after site clearing

Biologist has guidelines for future construction
Four die after truck collides with semi-trailer in Slocan Valley

Four die after truck collides with semi-trailer in Slocan Valley

The accident occurred Friday evening near Hills