Ministry press release

Expressions of interest sought for Keremeos’ Grist Mill

Expressions of Interests sought for historic SImilkameen Grist Mill

Farmers are the heart of B.C. food production

In honour of the BC Farmers Appreciation Week, I would like to recognize the importance farmers have to British Columbia’s economy

New sewer lines coming to Gallagher Lake

Residents of Gallagher Lake will soon benefit from a new sanitary sewer system

Campfires permitted within Kamloops Fire Centre

Campfires allowed once more in the South Okanagan Similkameen as temporary ban is rescinded

Ashnola Forest Service Road temporarily closed

Bridge replacement will temporarily close road near at the upper end of the Ashnola valley

Campfire ban partially rescinded

Ban remains in place for South Okanagan Similkameen

Campfire ban issued

Campfire ban throughout most of Kamloops Fire Centre

Olalla boil water advisory

Advisory for water users in Olalla posted on the weekend

New farm assessment regulations to be implemented for 2013

The province is implementing four more recommendations from the Farm
Assessment Review Panel.

Cooler weather leads to persistent snowpacks

Similkameen snowpack higher than normal, but flood threat is not forecast

Grist Mill on display at Vancouver Convention Centre

The Grist Mill will be part of a heritage feature at the Vancouver trade and convention centre

New liquor laws will make it more costly for adults to supply booze to minors

B.C. deters adults from giving liquor to minors with bigger fines

Open burning ban expanded

Effective at 12 noon on Friday, June 15, 2012, the current open burning ban was expanded

Aerial spraying for spruce budworm slated for area watersheds

Western spruce budworm treatment planned for regional areas in early June

Fire prohibitions start May 15

size of an open fire is under restriction as of 12 noon on Tuesday, May 15, to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect the public.

DriveBC now makes it easier to know before you go

Continuing improvements to DriveBC makes the province’s most popular website an even more valuable tool for motorists

Declining La Niña conditions may point to better weather ahead

Cooler than normal conditions indicated in the short term, but signs of changing atmospheric pattern may be a sign of better weather ahead

Guide outfitters to benefit from regulatory changes

Amendments to the Wildlife Act came into force that will triple the amount of time available to provide a hunting report to government.

Camping Reservations soar during BC Parks season opener

Camping reservations up in B.C. with system just getting underway

New web cam puts Keremeos bypass on provincial highway camera network

Camera will assist motorists who are planning travel in the Similkameen Valley