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Local Weather

News Archive

Winter Road Maintenance

Winter road maintenance is expensive, dangerous and time consuming. There are several ways that you can help make the job more cost effective and safe.

If there is a snowfall and you have a vehicle parked on the roadway, please remove it immediately. If it is not moved the vehicle may be bermed in or subject to towing. It is the owner’s responsibility to shovel it out. Read more »

RAIL SAFETY WEEK

Canada's Rail Safety Week is September 23rd-29th, 2018.  

When you “See Tracks” always “Think Train!”  This week we are joining Canadian Pacific and all Canadian railways in reminding people to make smart decisions around tracks and trains. Take the pledge to be safe around tracks and trains this Rail Safety Week. Read more »

Forest Fire Information

Keep up to date on the status of the wildfires burning in BC by clicking here - http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status.

Kootenay National Park Bulletins: https://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/scond/Rec_Rep_E.asp?opark=100253

Other useful links:


Highway Information and road closures - Drive BC Read more »

CAMPFIRE BAN - CANCELLED

Effective 13:00, Friday September 14, 2018, and until further notice, the “small scale burning ban within the Village of Radium Hot Springs is cancelled. This ban may be re-instated within the Village if warmer and drier conditions return.

“Small scale burning”, means any burning less than one (1) meter in diameter and one (1) meter in height, or, in the case of grass burning, less than 25 square meters in area.

This cancellation does not allow the discharge of any type of fireworks within the Village Read more »

Watering Restrictions

 

Watering restrictions are in place from June 1st until September 30th of each year.

No watering of lawns and gardens from 10:00 am till 6:00 pm. (Note: watering during the heat of the day is ineffective, resulting in evaporation and waste of valuable water). Read more »

Open Burning Ban - Cancelled

 

Effective 13:00 PM. Wednesday September 19, 2018, and until further notice, the OPEN BURNING BAN within the Village of Radium Hot Springs is cancelled.

“Large scale burning”, means any burning exceeding one (1) meter in diameter and one (1) meter in height, or, in the case of grass burning, exceeding 25 square meters in area.

The following precautions should be taken: Read more »

Ipad/Iphone Workshop

If you need assistance in learning the ins and outs of your new device, check out this workshop hosted by Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy. Registration is limited to 10 participants. 

COUGAR SIGHTING

A cougar and her kittens are making the rounds of the Village, particularly in the proximity of Pine Cone Lane and Sun Valley Place. Please be aware of your surroundings when you are out walking, and keep your pets and small children close at all times. 

Take precautions to prevent contact with a cougar:  Read more »

General Elections in BC

General Elections in BC are held every 4 years, on the 3rd Saturday in October.

The next General Local Election is Saturday, October 20th, 2018.

 

Be A Life Saver

BC Emergency Health Services has recently launched the PulsePoint Respond App. The PulsePoint Respond App provides vital information in the case of cardiac arrest, where minutes count in reducing suffering and preventing death. Read more »