A former Fernie Ghostrider is moving up to the Manitoba Junior Hockey League to play for the Winnipeg Blues.
Matthew Schulmeister put up 10 points in 30 games for the Ghostriders last season.
“Throughout the season I was constantly pushed and challenged to be better every day,” said Schulmeister.
“From our system...
The BC Wildfire Service has put an area restriction in place around the Cummings Creek fire near Sparwood.
The restriction will protect the public in areas where fire suppression activities are taking place.
The only people allowed in the zone are those with a signed authorization form, people travelling to or...
An area restriction has been put in place around the Weasel Creek wildfire.
On Tuesday, Wildfire Service officials said the cross-border wildfire has 648 hectares of the 1,241-hectare fire is on the northern side, in the Flathead Valley, about 40 kilometres south of Baynes Lake.
The area restriction will be in...
Residents in the Elk Valley will most likely notice some heavy smoke for the next little while.
A smokey skies bulletin has been issued for the Elk Valley by Environment Canada
Most of the smoke would be coming from the Cummings Creek fire near Sparwood which is a fire of note.
The Columbia Valley RCMP are looking for a truck that was stolen from Main Street East in Radium Hot Springs.
It's a grey 2007 Ford F350 with BC license plate RR4157.
The truck was left running and the owner saw it being driven away.
It was later located in Brisco, but the...
Eight wildfires are active in the East Kootenay, including a new one reported southeast of Kimberley.
BC Wildfire Service officials said the Mount Evans fire was first reported Monday afternoon, about 29 kilometres away from the community.
Officials estimate the fire to be about 20 hectares in size as of Tuesday...