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Police are asking residents to keep their eyes open for two vehicles involved in two incidents involving suspicious strangers and children, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

An avalanche near Mount McCrae has resulted in the death of two people, and injuries to another, according to RCMP Sgt. Chris Manseau.

A Nelson man will remain in jail after an incident in Warfield, according to Trail RCMP NCO/ic Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

Dear Neighbours, Friends and Community Members,

Regional News

Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for 32-year-old man, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.

Ryan Harp is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • brown hair and brown eyes,
  • standing at approximately 6’2 and weighing approximately 210 pounds

Police said Harp may have shaven his beard off.

Amanda Erickson, Community Action Team Facilitator for Nelson, Castlegar, Grand Forks, said the overdose crisis is a problem that in some form most likely has affected everyone in the province.

Katrine Conroy, Minister Responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, has issued the following statement after the 15th round of Canada-U.S. negotiations toward a modernized Columbia River Treaty, which took place in Vancouver, B.C., on Jan. 25 and 26, 2023:

"Last week, Canada and the U.S. came together again for discussions to modernize the Columbia River Treaty. Flood-risk management,...

Together with the provincial and federal governments and a forestry company, the National Conservancy of Canada announced the conservation of 185,329 acres (75,000 hectares) in the Incomappleux Valley located in the Selkirk Mountains approximately 29 kilometres east of Revelstoke.

The project, which is approximately the size of 150 Stanley Parks in Vancouver, also shares a 44-kilometre-...