News Release​​​​​​

  • 2024 May 18--Water Management--Lowhee Creek; Jack of Clubs Creek; Willow River; Highway 26 Bridge in Wells; and Sewer Line Crossing.  District of Wells Staff, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure & Highways Contractor EMCO are monitoring water levels and Lowhee Creek sediment daily--engineered mitgation measures will be implemented as required.  Call Mayor Ed Coleman at 250-991-9034 or email at edcoleman@wells.ca if you have any questions.

  • 2024 May 08--Free Wildfire Property Assessment and some sponsors Wildire Property Treatment. (see Recent Posts for Assessment Reports)  Application Kit.

  • 2024 May 08--Province of BC Contaminated Sites continued water, soil, and sediment testing from May 11 to May 16 (estimated). Please call the Facilities, Lands and Infrastructure Manager at 250-991-6115 Tyler Doerksen if you have any questions or concerns.

  • 2024 April 23--We are launching the Business Facade Improvement Program today!; sponsored by the District of Wells and Northern Development Initiative Trust.   GuideApplication in WordApplication in PDF.  Deadline for Application is May 30th at 4:00pm.  For more information, contact Sarah Brown, Economic Development and Chief Financial Officer at sarahbrown@wells.ca or 250-983-2115.

  • 2024 April 8--Household Emergency Preparation: Firesmart Prepardness Guide  www.getprepared.gc.ca

  • 2024 April 05--Visitors' Centre Counsellor Job Opportunity Posting.  Click here:  Job Opportunity

  • 2024 April 05--Province of BC Contaminated Sites continued testing and drilling from April 07 to April 30 (estimated). Please call the Facilities, Lands and Infrastructure Manager at 250-991-6115 if you have any questions or concerns.

  • 2024 03 20--Jurisdiction over Mining Activities--Mayor and Council asked our Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to get an opinion from our Legal Firm, Young Anderson Barristers & Solicitors, on the District of Wells "Jurisdiction over Mining Activities".  This posted document will be part of the Chief Executive Officer's (CAO) report at our 2024 04 09 Regular Council Meeting; to see the document now click here:  Young Anderson Report.  For further information on this document, contact Jerry Dombowsky, CAO at jerrydombowsky@wells.ca or 250-991-1155.

  • 2023 10 10--Cariboo Gold Environmental Assessment Certificate Approved.  Decision Overview. Decision Background Document.

  • 2022 JANUARY 12--11:47AM--DRINKING WATER ADVISORY--NO DRINK OR COOK WITHOUT LEAD FILTERING, BOTTLED WATER AVAILABLE AT DISTRICT OFFICE, CALL AT 250-994-3330. INFORMATION NOTICE--LEAD IN WATER (Curtesy of Northern Health)   CALL MAYOR ED COLEMAN FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AT 250-991-9034

 

 



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