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By Bob Hall on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Trail area high school students eyeing a future focused on engineering and geoscience spent a day on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus discovering post-secondary options and hearing stories from local experts.

By Castlegar Source on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Investigators with the Trail and Greater District RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services attended a fatal collision on Hwy 22 near Genelle this past Tuesday.

By Trail Champion on Saturday Jun 17 2017

No one was injured in a structure fire in Montrose during the wee hours Saturday morning that saw 16 firefighters from Trail, Montrose and Fruitvale respond, according to Regional Fire Rescue Cpt. Ryan Smyth.

The fire was called in at 3:13 a.m., and crews arrived at 3:25 a.m. to find a blaze in the attic of a single family home on Christie Road.

By Southeast Fire Centre on Monday Jun 12 2017

Effective at noon (Pacific Time) on Thursday, June 15, Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jun 12 2017

It’s hard to explain to someone from a larger centre what grief looks like in a small town. A tragedy, in place like Castlegar, isn’t just a headline or a radio blurb about something bad happening to some random stranger. It’s not a situation where you can feel a heartbeat of sadness for someone you never knew, then dismiss it from your mind.

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jun 12 2017

As many as 400 people attended a peace and healing vigil at Millennium Park Sunday evening.

The event was held in the wake of the tragic and untimely deaths of Christine Archibald, Matt Beaudet , Nikki Hackett, Ryan Babakaioff, Brandon Adams Tasha Bates, Richard Askew, Christy Stroes, and Sydney Jensen.

By Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 11 2017

A peace and healing vigil is slated to begin at Millennium Park at 6 p.m. today (Sunday), with several local religious leaders scheduled to speak.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jun 09 2017

Interior Health said in a media release Friday, it has started recruitment for a new physician for the Slocan Community Health Centre to take over Dr. Mike Magier’s practice.

Magier informed Interior Health May 16 he is leaving the area later this summer.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

For a person's body to function properly, it’s important that cells and organs are provided the necessary water. Water is also beneficial to lubricate joints and regulate body temperature as well as assist the passage of food through the intestines.

Which is why it’s important to have clean drinking water systems.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 06 2017

A reduction in water levels on the Slocan River has allowed the Regional District of Central Kootenay to rescind Evacuation Orders for the last home on Voykin Road.

However, the RDCK said the area will remain on Evacuation Alert with residents prepared to evacuate, if necessary.
 
The properties that remain on Evacuation Alert are: