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October 2019
By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 11 2019

RCMP have made an arrest following a standoff Friday in Argenta, approximately 40 kilometers north of Kaslo that saw one of their officers shot during the incident.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 10 2019

The Southeast District RCMP Major Crime Unit and the Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment are now investigating the sudden death of the 47-year-old man RCMP said in a media release Thursday.

RCMP said Tuesday (October 8) at approximately 10 a.m., Nelson RCMP received a call of a deceased person in the Vallican area, 50 kilometers northwest of Nelson.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Oct 10 2019

Castlegar and Trail CRUs have arrested a 53-year-old Castlegar man after a search warrant was executed Tuesday, according to RCMP A/Sgt. Brett Turner.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Oct 10 2019

The man who gunned down a 53-year-old, off-duty Abbotsford policeman just over two years ago was convicted today, according to IHIT spokesman Cpl. David Lee.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Oct 10 2019

Today is World Homeless Day and Community Harvest Food will be out by Pioneer Arena raising awareness about homelessness, according to Community Harvest Food Bank coordinator Deb McIntosh.

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 09 2019

The BC SPCA North Cariboo District Branch is asking members of the public to help with the costs of care for a dog named Luna who was shot, is severely emaciated and is recovering from surgery. There is an open cruelty investigation into Luna’s case.

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 09 2019

Experts with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) are reminding all home chefs to thoroughly cook their turkey this Thanksgiving weekend and throughout the upcoming holiday season.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 09 2019

On Tuesday, in a media release, the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) announced it is resuming bargaining with WaterBridge Ferries and Waterbridge Equipment, operators of Francois Lake, Arrow Lake and Adams Lake ferries.

The news is not as good for ferry workers on Kootenay Lake.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 08 2019

The BC Hockey League announced today that the city of Cranbrook has been awarded an expansion franchise.

The Cranbrook Bucks will become the league’s 18th team and will begin play in the 2020-21 season, playing out of Western Financial Place in Cranbrook.

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Oct 08 2019

UPDATE:  The missing man has been found safe, and RCMP report that he "is being medically assisted."

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