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A 20-year-old man is facing robbery charges following his arrest by the Surrey RCMP Robbery Unit for two incidents which took place a day apart. 

The L.V. Rogers Bombers were in mid-season form for the home opener as the squad blasted Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 53-31 in West Kootenay High School Girls Basketball action Thursday night at the Hangar.

Committee of the Whole Meeting

  •  The City-owned lands surrounding the West Kootenay Regional Airport are the largest flat, developable, serviced section of land in the West Kootenay.

BC Hydro has now completed temporary repairs to the floating guidewall and debris boom at the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam, and the navigational lock will return to limited operations for commercial use only as of Wednesday, January 22.

Regional News

Additional funds for the regional recycling service are being withheld by the city until it receives some hard numbers from the regional district on the real cost of recycling collection.

Organizers of Make A Change Canada Nelson got more than they bargained for when a sellout crowd took to the Nelson and District Community Complex Arena Thursday night to watch the Montreal Canadiens alumni in action against the Kootenay Patricks.

Fentanyl use by people who use drugs in B.C. has doubled since 2015, and two-thirds of people are aware they’ve taken it, finds new research from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

The findings point to the importance of taking comprehensive measures to reduce the risk for people who take the powerful opioid knowingly or unknowingly. The study is based on 2018 data collected...

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the remains of a person found 47 years ago.

September 1972 Chilliwack RCMP received a report that the body of a man had been located on a sandbar in the Fraser River near McSween Road. After completing a thorough investigation officers did not find evidence to support an act of criminality or the identity of the recovered remains. The...