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Flooding prompts state of emergency in East Kootenay

June 26, 2013
Flooding prompts state of emergency in East Kootenay

A state of local emergency has been declared for the East Kootenay community of Wasa as water levels there continue to rise. CBC | British Columbia News

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Alta. ski team escapes B.C. ski lodge fire

February 27, 2013
Alta. ski team escapes B.C. ski lodge fire

An Albertan U16 ski team has escaped a huge fire that gutted the top floor of a lodge at the Panorama Mountain Village ski resort in B.C.’s East Kootenay. CBC | British Columbia News

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German skier killed in East Kootenay avalanche

February 19, 2013

A skier from Germany has been killed by an avalanche in the East Kootenay. It happened to a heli-skiing party yesterday afternoon east of Jumbo Mountain. Police say three skiers were caught by the snowslide that was 150-metres wide. One was buried but the heli-guide and other members of their party dug him out – [...]

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Environmentalists’ buyout of Flathead Valley mining complete

September 15, 2012
Environmentalists’ buyout of Flathead Valley mining complete

Environmentalists in the East Kootenay are celebrating after finally raising enough money to keep miners and oil companies out of the Flathead Valley, south of Fernie. CBC | British Columbia News

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Flood watch update as the threat eases in places and rises in others

June 27, 2012

The head of the BC River Forecast Centre says river levels in Prince George are peaking now as the water from the weekend works its way through BC’s river systems.  Dave Campbell says that peak is a fair bit below what was seen a week ago and is expected to improve through the next couple [...]

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